Across the nation, fire and emergency medical services (EMS) organizations are engaged in community-wide efforts to respond to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) emergency.
Montcalm firefighter collapsed at home after a residential structure fire.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published interim guidance on COVID-19 for all first responders.
Personnel at departments that use firefighting AFFFs with PFAS/PFOA/PFOS should practice the following controls to stay safe from exposure.
After arriving on the scene of a structure fire the safety officer collapsed.
Firefighter Jerome Guise was fatally injured when the structure’s heavy timber front porch roof collapsed on him.
The SAVER checklist helps departments assess and implement training, policies and practices to mitigate assaults on EMS responders.
To date, 11 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2020.
He attempted to get the vehicle back on the highway but overcorrected.
By 2017 the estimate of fire deaths 19% higher than it was in 2012 but comparable to the estimate in 2007.