Firefighter/EMT Michael Field responded to a medical emergency at a residence where a patient had a known case of COVID-19.
Chief James “Tank” Waters was assigned to work from his residence due to being quarantined for COVID-19 precautions.
Federal resources for firefighting efforts may be more scarce, leaving states to deal with more fires.
Captain Frank Williams was with the Detroit Fire Department for 31 years.
They’ll run out of supplies soon, but if they can get donations, they’ll continue building more tents.
Daily keeping track of PPE is part of the new logistics for the department.
Training to reduce your exposure to COVID-19 and other infectious agents.
“The inability to test these first responders places potentially unnecessary stress on these individuals and creates acute workforce shortages as these individuals are forced to undergo 14-day quarantines.”
The Leesburg Fire Rescue Department provides a PSA about possible SCBA use if the supply of N95 masks are depleted.
Chicago firefighter Mario Araujo had joined the fire department in 2003.