By John F. "Skip" Coleman, Technical Editor We now know and can document that smoke is bad for us. We also have learned and documented that some of the particles in smoke cling to our bunker gear for days. So, if we simply put our bunker gear back on without cleaning it from the last fire even days later, we can still inhale/absorb those harmful particles. Roundtable question: Does your department require that you clean bunker gear after every working fire? To post your comments, go to fireengineering.com/roundtable.html. WEBCASTS Join us for monthly Webcasts featuring the best of Fire Engineering authors and FDIC speakers. On December 19, Lieutenant Brian Brush from West Metro ...

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