Whether dragging victims from a building or simply humping hose around the fireground, firefighting demands certain types of physical training in order to perform the job safely and effectively.Problem areas
Whether it's cold chills, doors that close on their own or hand prints that appear out of nowhere on the windows, even fire stations have their share of ghosts. Just in time for Halloween, here's our pick of the top 5 spookiest! Unexplained footsteps
A patient can be suffering from CO poisoning even if CO is not detected in the air. The symptoms of CO poisoning can be easily mistaken for other illnesses, but it's also possible to be poisoned without any symptoms at all. That's why it's important to test every patient, every time.
What happened to dispatchers asking intelligent questions in response to each individual caller and acting quickly based on training and experience? The idea of withholding the dispatch of resources is insane.Say what?
Kochek is an internationally recognized innovator of high quality water flow product and fire connections. From couplings to elbows to hydrant converters, Kochek can help your crew save lives with critical water flow control.
Dumpster fire safety and firefighting tactics rarely appear on training schedules. In this column from our archives, take a look at how positioning and PPE can help to mitigate the hazards.Don't let your guard down