Although probationary firefighters will graduate the academy with many well practiced skills,
Grants have surely changed over the past twenty to thirty years. Unfortunately, I hear more and more people that address grants in their former life instead of the way in which they work today.
When I entered the fire service in 1986, rapid intervention teams (RITs) did not exist.
Assuming Office and Gaining Credibility, Continued By Thomas A. Merrill In the previous two articles, I discussed many important things a firefighter can do to gain credibility and respect before being promoted to an office as well as when first...
This article is dedicated to the memory and legacy of Atlantic Beach Fire Department Chief Adam Snyder.
Firefighters have always been taught that basement fires are one of the most dangerous fires to fight.
On Monday, residents and firefighters of the city of Hackensack (NJ) paused to remember the five firefighters
As Kyle Woods reached the last few yards of his first half marathon, his mom reached out for a high-five and his dad couldn’t help but snap a photo.
A tree worker who was electrocuted may owe his life to the immediate medical attention he received when it turned out the incident occurred at the home of Chris Sweeney, an EMT
By Kevin Mulrooney Memorial Day is a good benchmark to start working on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program applications. The first step is creating an in-house grant committee to...
In this new Training Minutes video, Mike Ciampo and company discuss methods
My fire department, the West Barnstable (MA) Fire Department (WBFD)