Fire Grants and Safety Act of 2023 Passes Senate
In a recent announcement, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer revealed the successful passage of the Fire Grants and Safety Act of 2023 in the
Local Ballot Measures for Firefighters in 2023: How Did the People Vote?
Ballot measures are used to help support local fire departments and firefighters when funds run low and more budget is needed. For first responders and
The Debate Over Volunteer Fire Training: Fire Union Files Complaint After Town Official’s Suggestion
The fire union in a small Massachusetts town, Manchester-by-the-Sea, has filed a complaint after a town official suggested that police officers train as volunteer firefighters.
2 Major U.S. Firefighter Funding Programs Set to Expire in September
Firefighters and EMS personnel are on the front lines of emergency response, putting their lives on the line every day to protect their communities. However,
Colorado Fire Gear in Terrifying Condition, Says State Review
According to local news broadcaster 9News, the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) was recently terrified by the conditions Colorado’s firefighters currently work
Can Shiny Bonuses Fix the Staffing Crisis for Ambulance Companies?
Over the past three years, healthcare staff shortages have periodically made their way into the headlines. But none of them may be as critical or
3 Firefighters died in Baltimore – Here’s How It Happened
On January 24th, 2022, an abandoned townhome in Baltimore collapsed due to an explosive fire, killing three firefighters and seriously injuring a fourth. For the
Ground-Based EMS Unit Makes History Through Whole Blood Transfusion
In a groundbreaking moment for the medical world, a Pennsylvania ground-based EMS unit has become the first to provide whole blood transfusions to a patient
Pittsburgh Medics Innovate to Save Lives with Whole Blood Ambulances
Trauma response has always been a difficult field. With so many variables and factors that can contribute to the success or failure of a rescue,
From Post Traumatic Stress to Post Traumatic Growth
Tragedy is hopefully a rare event in our lives – but not for firefighters and EMTs. They routinely witness some of the worst moments imaginable
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