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Kate Dernocoeur urges EMS responders to be alert when on medical calls—to look beyond the surface—where they may detect that the patient has a need beyond medical attention.
Vyto Babrauskas presents examples of the Emergency Response Guidebook's limitations and the role they might have played in specific incidents.
We believe the inalienable right to free speech is the way we will heal and grow, not forced speech or compelled speech, and all voices have value—especially those with whom we disagree.
Science plays an important role in helping us understand the evolving fireground. Firefighters would be wise to consider the modern fire science studies and to understand the meanings of their words in their proper context, writes Nick Salameh.
Rudy Horist describes the challenges of achieving and maintaining a water supply at a residential, balloon-frame structure, in a nonhydranted area and how the water supply issue is addressed throughout the year.
Trey Young relates how the death of a captain revealed gaps in the department’s rapid intervention team (RIT) preparation. The death moved his department to create a new RIT model.
Celebrate the personal growth that may follow on the heels of adversities you witness or encounter, writes Kate Dernocoeur.
Brady Robinette shares research on how a helmet must be designed and constructed to protect the heads of responders working at roadway incidents.
You must develop volunteers to “buy in” to the organization’s mission, vision, and values. John M. Buckman III on bringing out the best in your firefighters.