Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Print Comment RSS

Importance of prehydration for firefighters stressed

Preparing to go out in the heat is critical, regardless of whether or not you end up inside a structure fire

By Ann Williamson
Topeka Capital-Journal

TOPEKA, Kan. — Different water cups line the breakfast table at Topeka Fire Station 3, 318 S.E. Jefferson. Each one is a little bit bigger than the last, until finally a pitcher is placed in front of a plate.

This pitcher isn't for the entire table but for one firefighter that is trying to keep his fluid level up — or prehydrating, as they have taken to calling it.

Request product info from top Heat Stress Monitors companies.
First: *
Last: *
Department: *
Department size: *
Email: *
Zip Code: *
Telephone: *
I recommend or purchase products for my Department: *
Purchasing Timeframe: *
*Required Field

Full story: Importance of prehydration for firefighters stressed




Comments
The comments below are member-generated and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of FireRescue1.com or its staff. If you cannot see comments, try disabling privacy and ad blocking plugins in your browser. All comments must comply with our Member Commenting Policy.

FireRescue1 Offers



Connect with FireRescue1

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google+