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Kris Lynch

Kris Lynch is a writer and editor who previously worked for Lexipol’s Policy and Learning Content team. As a writer focused on the fire service vertical, Lynch authored Daily Training Bulletins (DTBs), Today’s Tip scripts, and articles for and Lexipol’s blog. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and more than 30 years of experience as a writer and editor.

There’s a greater-than-ever demand for wildland firefighters; here’s how to get started
“The most important part of my life is to help and uplift other people, so there’s no way I can give up now,” says 34-year-old J.C. LaVerde
A nonprofit group of Hispanic firefighters connects with the community and mentors potential firefighters
Jaclyn Arndt of the Homer Volunteer Fire Department pushed herself to compete in “one of the most challenging experiences on the planet”
A three-year program teaches Toledo high schoolers about careers in public safety
N.J. Firefighter Rob Meyer has turned his leatherworking hobby into successful second career
Former fire stations are no longer doomed to the wrecking ball as historic preservation gains momentum
Prolonged drought, increased temperatures, a lack of moisture, and an extended fire “season” are all exacerbating factors that could add up to a destructive year
Animal Rescue
Not all firehouse mascots are Dalmatians – or even canine
Some of this year’s odder fire service calls were buried in the news cycle, not getting the ‘buzz’ they deserved