Quiz: Best practices for cold weather fire calls

Fighting fires in the extreme cold of winter offers unique challenges. Are you prepared?


In many areas of the country, November marks a noticeable shift from the chill of fall to the more penetrating cold of winter. For the fire service, this means a host of additional precautions crews should take to protect gear, apparatus and personnel from the harsh realities of fighting fire in extreme temperatures.

In a series of articles, FireRescue1 columnists Robert Avsec and Jon Dorman offer tips, tricks and personal anecdotes for working in frigid weather:

Check out these articles, then take our quiz below to test your knowledge and see if you’re ready for Old Man Winter.



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