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The fire rehab topic aims to educate firefighters about the importance of rehabilitation and features a host of news, tips and exclusive training articles to help you and your department implement successful rehab programs. It also covers the threats posed by heat exhaustion, dehydration, and cyanide and carbon monoxide poisoning, as well as the latest products on the market that can assist fire departments in helping firefighters stay safer.

Fire departments and individual members can take several measures to make cold weather operations safer and more comfortable
Cambria County Box 11 is able to expand its service thanks to a recent donation
The fire in Dorchester involved the collapse of rear porches and extended into nearby buildings
Heavy equipment was needed to breach the concrete structure for ventilation
Several firefighters suffered heat-related injuries while fighting the Woodland fire
Two firefighters were injured during a fire at a Georgetown restaurant
It’s important to consider both the physical and mental well-being of personnel when deciding whether to begin a rehab operation
Focus your discussions instead on when and where to mask up, how to deploy the hoseline, and what should occur in rehab
The Wichita Fire Department called in extra crews to keep firefighters from succumbing to heat exhaustion
Boston EMS transported five firefighters and evaluated four at the scene
A successful rehab program provides adequate physical and mental support for firefighters at fireground operations
Take a look at some of the important aspects of incident rehab – beginning even before the incident occurs
While rehab is typically thought of as for structure fires, Gordon Graham challenges responders to think about rehab during non-structure fire operations too
First responders need to take care of themselves on the scene to lessen the risk of injuries and chronic illnesses
Six steps to help organize your department’s rehab practices, training and implementation