Does your department have protocols in place to notify families if their loved one is injured while on duty?

FireRescue1 Poll Results: Jan 26, 2023 - Feb 08, 2023

Yes, we have a system in place to notify families in the event of an injury. 41 %
No, we don't have a system for injury notifications. 44 %
I'm not sure 15 %
Total 85

A fire department in Virginia faced criticism after failing to notify the spouse of a firefighter seriously burned while responding to a call. Does your department have a notification process in place to share this kind of information? Send an email to and let us know what systems you've implemented. 

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