Unpacking the issue: Why do so many firefighters not become medics?
It’s a complex issue that involves firefighters’ expectations of the job, our broken healthcare system, and so much more
Deputy Chief Billy Goldfeder tackles a burning question in the fire service: Why do so many firefighters not become paramedics. The issue arose from an article by the same name, written by Ben Thompson. The article generated hundreds of comments, proving that it’s a complex issue. Chief Goldfeder offers his take.