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Allingtown Firefighter Samantha Trayer brings her experience as a therapist to a more hands-on job
The low number of female firefighters has led the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire to use a more standardized, widely used physical exam
It’s important to connect with your fellow firefighters, get involved in training, and avoid silos
Officials say the 2023 class of probationary firefighters reflects increasing diversity in the department
Bobbie Scopa describes a humorous incident that took place while working a wildland fire
A new employee survey accuses St. Petersburg Fire Chief Jim Large of making sexist, racist and homophobic remarks
Dr. Candice McDonald shares her personal journey of overcoming adversity to inspire fire and EMS leaders at ImageTrend Connect
The U.S. Forest Service and four historically Black colleges and universities have partnered for recruitment among students of color
Creating a mindset to achieve diverse, equitable and inclusive hiring practices
Detailing the factors that create division between upper and lower management – and how we can learn to balance diverse perspectives and competing priorities
The Rochester plan includes creating an EMS division and building a new station
Board members rejected calls by female and minority crewmembers to look outside the agency for a more diverse candidate pool
Out of 15,250 total applications the city received, only about 4,971 applicants were invited to take the exam
Sacramento Firefighter Waris Gildersleeve alleges that his colleagues tried to sabotage his career with damaged or old training resources, which led to injury