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Detroit Firefighters Alex Rodriguez and Mark Taylor

Postcard from Detroit: Trapped in a Collapse

Detroit (MI) Firefighters Alex Rodriguez and Mark Taylor speak to Constance York about their harrowing experience during a 2019 fireground collapse.
Shannon McQuaide of FireFlex Yoga training firefighters

FireFlex Yoga Announces Train-the-Trainer Workshop

FireFlex Yoga, a data-driven wellness program designed for firefighters, announces its National Online Yoga Program specifically curated for fire departments (available now) and Train the Trainer, coming January 2021.
Anne and Mike Gagliano and Bobby Halton

National Fireman’s Journal: Anne and Mike Gagliano

Host Bobby Halton talks with Anne and Mike Gagliano about how to keep and strengthen your relationships and marriage with your first family while being a firefighter.

“What’s Up with Mommy & Daddy?”

By Anne Gagliano Scenario: A Lexington County firefighter relaxes on the couch of his South Carolina home. His little girl loves to play with him. She serves him a “meal” of a small rubber cheeseburger on a child’s...

Mistakes

"If you apply the lessons you’ve learned from your mistakes and the personal wisdom you’ve gained from those struggles toward setting your new goals and charting your new course you’ll become virtually unstoppable," writes Michael Krueger.

Marriage: The Best Health Supplement of All

"No need to seek that PhD in health supplements, firefighter couples. You have the best aid readily available to you: your marriage," writes Anne Gagliano.

Slow Cooker Beef—Quinoa Taco Bowl

"This recipe for Beef Cacciatore with Quinoa is the perfect example of using a slow cooker for something other than chili," writes A.J. Fusco.

Tempe (AZ) Firefighters Support Fellow Members With Cancer

There have been numerous instances in the past few months of Valley firefighters battling cancer. In some cases, their workers' compensation was denied, reports ABC 15. For Tommy Arriaga that is not the case and...

After Cancer, Two Grand Island (NE) Firefighters Return to Work

Grand Island Fire Department Shift Commander Bryan Stutzman and firefighter and paramedic Lonnie Mitteis are back to work after undergoing cancer treatments, reports The Omaha World-Herald. Mitteis had been gone nine months with bladder cancer....

Pumpkin Pancakes

Ryan McKay celebrates the flavors that inspire cooler days, sleepy Sunday mornings, and football. What better vehicle to use then pancakes?