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The Social Media for Firefighters topic covers news about social media and firefighting, including the way Facebook, Twitter and other social networks are impacting work and jobs at fire departments.

“We all of kind of came together and said, ‘this is the right thing to do,’” said South Jordan Firefighter Austin Rekoutis
Los Banos firefighters stayed with Karen Garcia’s children, fixing them breakfast and getting them ready for school after their mother was taken to the hospital
The Snyder Fire Department set a goal, formed a team, and made a plan to significantly increase its membership in two years
“If you think the internet has been harsh on him, just wait until he returns to work,” the Vacaville firefighters’ union post stated
Use data to focus your cooking safety messaging on the issues and areas that need it most
The department’s approach to campaigns underscores the importance of thorough research, inclusivity, collaboration and innovation
The department asked citizens for their thoughts, in a survey, on tattoos as they consider changing the current policy
Brig Malessa takes to social media to share what it is like living and working alone, looking for wildfires
A social media roundup of how some fire departments took action as Hurricane Idalia made landfall
A look at firefighters keeping their community cool during the hot summer
Snaps from the exhibit hall floor, educational sessions and host city Kansas City
Most agencies rely heavily on social media, career fairs and youth programs
The Columbus Fire Dept. avoided greater damage thanks to FFs doing work on a firehouse upgrade
See how Miami-Dade, San Diego and other departments use social media to increase public awareness about lithium-ion battery fire dangers
How to “own” the incident through quick, accurate and ongoing information