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FireRescue1 readers weigh in on viral article about harsh realities of response capabilities, funding and community support
While there may be fire engines and a firehouse, sometimes we are just fooling the public – and ourselves
Santee residents are promoting a measure to gain $5.6M annually to build and staff two new fire stations
New Haven Fire Chief Fire Chief John Alston said the department has 15 paramedics compared to 50 the department normally has
Commissioners in Montville have asked for one additional paid firefighter in order to cut OT costs
Make sure your department’s traditions, behaviors and practices aren’t putting a damper on member retention or recruitment
Maui Mayor Richard Bissen pledge to focus on housing, evacuation routes and additional firefighters in address
How random sampling at the final stage of the hiring process impacted diversity among the ranks
Fifteen members of the North College Hill Fire Department cited “poor performance” and “hostile actions” from certain city leaders as factors in the resignations
City officials approved the plan to improve response times and keep up with an increase in patient transports
Is there such a thing as “too old to serve”?
Understaffed, overworked first responders need robust wellness programs to combat stress
How to get down to fireground business even if you can’t get up to the roof
Firefighters get real about one of the biggest issues facing the industry and how to fix it
Farmington Hills leaders have increased firefighter staffing and hope to improve response times
Mayor Eric Adams announced a reversal to proposed staffing cuts, layoffs of firefighters on long-term disability
The FireRescue1 community considers what is driving high stress and staffing challenges
Members of Local 1426 have presented several grievances about Fairfield Fire Chief Denis McCarthy
U.S. Fire Administrator Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell’s focus on consistent messaging has reached fire service organizations; the next step – firefighters
Aspinwall and Sharpsburg fire departments followed an earlier study calling for departments to merge, improving fire protection
Volunteers want more mental health services, increased staffing to relieve stress and culture change to eliminate lingering stigma
A SAFER grant will help the Haverhill Fire Department will fund a new ladder truck and increase staffing
Webster Groves and its union firefighters have settled a long-running dispute over staffing requirements and OT costs
Success in the firefighter interview is about far more than answering the questions
Firefighters from Colonial Park, Paxtonia and Linglestown fire companies can register for 4, 8 or 12-hour shifts, earning $10 per hour
Gresham firefighters reported various hazardous conditions, including sewage leaks and and lack of protective sleeping quarters
Highlighting the most eye-opening results from the annual state-of-the-industry survey
Interim Sebastopol Fire Chief Jack Piccinini wrote to city officials, politicians and the media about the challenges in the department