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Greensboro, NC Firefighter Recognized for Life-Saving Invention

Firefighter recognized with the city’s Innovator of the Year award.

Firefighter Cancer Initiative: Firefighter Cancer Epidemic

The cancer epidemic in the firefighter community.

PFAS and Firefighter PPE

A discussion about forever chemicals in firefighter PPE and IAFF Resolution 28.

Firefighter Health is Focus of New Columbus Firehouse

Station 16 has a number of features designed to improve and positively impact the health of firefighters and paramedics.


We should be handling out gear as though it is riddled with a toxic chemical that comes off on your skin until proven otherwise.

Transparency and Trust in the IAFF

PFAS and other chemicals in firefighter gear, pension and health care issues affecting firefighter retirees, union political endorsements, and more.

Staying In Our Lane

Although firefighters must be there for one another, we ought to leave care to the professionals.

Proposed Bill Outlaws Foam with PFAS in Ohio

House Bill 328 will require fire departments to find an alternative.

Wisconsin Officials Offer Water Quality Standards for PFAS

The chemicals have been used for decades in a range of products, including firefighting foam and stain-resistant sprays.

New England Patriots Foundation Names Wellesley Firefighter ‘Difference Maker of the Week’

"Our firefighter family is so proud of Joanie and her outstanding work," said Fire Chief Rick DeLorie. "We're glad she's healthy and back with us."


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