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By Michael Morse This article is provided by American Addiction Centers and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of FireRescue1. It sounded pretty simple when Popeye said it: ...
Both firefighters suffered heat-related illnesses; one was transported to the hospital and the other was treated on scene. ...
Forrest Throckmorton collapsed and nearly died from a heat stroke while working a fire in late June; he suffered significant kidney and liver damage. ...
Fire Chief Ernie Polsom said the decision was made because there are benefits that exist to serve firefighters in these situations ...
Firefighter Tyron Weston, 51, fell ill on July 3 and was on his way to recovery when he died Sunday morning. ...
Capt. Eric Cline, 40, remains optimistic and wants to go back to firefighting early next year ...
Fire Chief Bryan Cathey is doing much better and is recovering in the intensive care unit ...
Summer means added stress on firefighters' bodies; a well-planned and executed rehab will mitigate that danger. ...
Logic predicts a decline in firefighter cancer, but what tomorrow's furniture is made of remains a wildcard. ...
Stretching is key to mobility and protection from injury, but it can hurt; here's why it hurts and how to end the pain. ...
Fire chief: "When they get to the firehouse, they talk it out ... it's a peer counseling sort of thing." ...
By Michael Morse This article is provided by American Addiction Centers and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of FireRescue1. Today’s quiz… Which of the ...
With no standards to guide us, the best way to do gross decontamination on scene is anyone's guess. ...
Matt Williams was one year shy of retirement when he was diagnosed with Neuromyelitis Optica, a rare relapsing autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in the optic nerve and ...
Firefighter: "He just looked at me and he said you are going to be OK, you got this and stay strong." ...
Officials are also working on purchasing a set of back up gear for each firefighter, along with an extra protective hood ...
Losing a partner in this field cuts deeper than in most; here's a reflection on my recent loss and what it means to me. ...
"I want to thank everyone and their prayers. It really mattered. I could feel their support," said Capt. Pete Dern ...
One firefighter suffered heat exhaustion and smoke inhalation; the other received a minor neck injury caused by a fire hose ...
The smoke from dozens of fires burning in Saskatchewan travel high into the atmosphere, where the upper layers have strong winds that can carry the smoke great distances. ...