Who devotes their time to and protects your community? Volunteer firefighters! That’s why Duracell’s Power Those Who Protect Us donation program is giving you the chance to give back to your local heroes. Purchase a specially marked CopperTop pack of batteries and Duracell will make a battery donation to volunteer fire departments to power communication… Continue reading Duracell’s Power Those Who Protect Us
It’s no secret obesity rates in America have dramatically increased over the past twenty years. In fact, two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. People who are overweight or obese are more susceptible to the following health conditions: Coronary heart disease Type 2 diabetes Cancers (endometrial, breast, and colon) Hypertension (high blood pressure) Dyslipidemia (for… Continue reading EMS and Obese Patients
Firefighters in Plano, Texas who are considered unfit are being asked to shape up or they may be asked to ship out. Plano Fire Chief Hugo Esparza is pushing that the departments waistline-challenged shape up or face a desk reassignment or possible termination if they do not comply or fail to slim down within a… Continue reading Firefighters vs. Physical Fitness
Are you one of the 29,000 firefighters from around the world expected in Indianapolis this week for FDIC? Have you taken over the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium? This year’s Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) is expected to be not only the largest but the most comprehensive and beneficial training opportunity both nationally… Continue reading Are You Heading To Indy?
You’re responding to a fire and of all things you find a crocodile at the scene. Sounds pretty wild but that’s just what happened to some firefighters on the North Beaver Volunteer Fire Department. Responding to a call at Mount Jackson Grade School, which has been closed more than 20 years, firefighters not only came… Continue reading Firefighters Surprised By Crocodile