While “unprecedented” was certainly the word of 2020, “perseverance” is a strong candidate for 2021. Fire service personnel continued to push through a slew of challenges, both new and old, to serve their communities. Amid staffing shortages and ongoing concerns about the pandemic, you stepped up, every day and in every way.
As we reflect on 2021, we consider not only the big news of the year but also the bright moments that brought us joy. Finally, FireRescue1 contributors share their projections and predictions for 2022.