By Chief Adam K. Thiel, FR1 Editorial Advisor Unfortunately, we still see all too many stories about vehicle-related firefighter injuries and fatalities, which remain a leading cause of firefighter line-of-duty deaths in the United States each year. We often think of vehicles as being part of the external environment. But as this sad story demonstrates, heavy apparatus moving around the fireground can be hazardous.Greater caution
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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.