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FireFit!

May 22, 2017 // 3 Comments

What makes us fit for duty? Training. What training are we referring to? Tasks used to perform our job. Whether it be a technical rescue, hazmat knowledge, ARFF, district [...]

Firefighter Anxiety

March 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

What is anxiety? Anxiety can come from any situation or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry, or during a time you feel you have no control of the [...]

Firefighter Resiliency

March 5, 2017 // 1 Comment

What is resiliency? One of the most important aspects of a firefighter’s life and mental health is resiliency. Resilience is often defined as one’s ability to [...]

0846

July 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

At 0846 Tuesday September 11th, the United States took a hit on the north tower of the World Trade Center. At 0903 a second passenger airliner slammed into the south tower. [...]

Married to Firefighting

May 27, 2016 // 4 Comments

It is estimated (here) that 50% of marriages in the fire service industry lead to divorce. That statistic is pretty high. The dream of being in a relationship with a [...]

Stickers

March 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

I am going to start this article off with a minor disclaimer before we get into the meat of the post. First, yes, I said meat…and this is not going to be anything about [...]