Fire Smoke Coalition Forms Official Partnership with Firefighter Cancer Support Network

05/03/2012
The Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN) and the Fire Smoke Coalition formed an official partnership during the Fire Department Instructor's Conference to bring national attention to the firefighting profession -- a profession like no other, now plagued with cancer, illness, disease and cardiac-related deaths. While health and wellness programs have been developed and promoted nationwide to prevent cardiac-related deaths, in large part they are failing. Why? Because firefighters continue to breathe the toxicants in fire smoke and fail to understand that whether through inhalation, ingestion or absorption, the human body cannot withstand the acute or chronic exposure to toxicants cont...

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