In Part 4 of his series, Mark Wallace looks at how to respond to the frequently asked fire service question, "Why do our fire trucks have to be so big and cost so much?"
Every residence in your community should be equipped with a properly operating fire alarm. The tough part of this question is how to make that happen, writes Mark Wallace.
Mark Wallace writes, If our fire prevention efforts are properly funded, continued, and effectively applied, we can positively impact—but never achieve—100-percent success at fire prevention within our communities.
Mark Wallace offers the first part in a multipart series that is designed to explore the issues at hand to facilitate the best answers and approaches for your community.
Ron Roy tells the heartening story of one little girl's gift to her local fire department and how it can spur engagement between the fire service and the community it serves.
In this article, Richard Etheridge outlines how we owe those who came before and should uphold the fire service's reputation, image and honor by defending and carrying on their work.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a new study of explosions at oil and gas production sites across the U.S., identifying 26 incidents since 1983 that killed 44 members of the public and injured 25 others under the age of 25, and is calling for new public protection measures at the sites.
The Firefighters Support Foundation’s (FSF) newest free training program, Public Information Officer: Roles and Responsibilities, is now available.
Why is it that almost all fire departments have training officers within their ranks but they don't have public safety educators other than the firefighters themselves?