Put Your Focus on Safety, Wellness this Winter

The Fire Prevention and Life Safety Committee under the leadership of Bob Sutton is gearing up for 2015. Sutton has scheduled monthly phone conferences, which have been very productive. We will kick our agenda off at a mini conference in January in Albany. We are hoping to.… Read More

One Day In January

January 28, 1986. I was in a hurry as I walked through the fourth street door to headquarters station. I was off duty and just had enough time to grab a book from my locker before picking up Joan at her office for lunch at Primo’s, a Portuguese restaurant that we liked.… Read More

February is American Heart Month: Know Your Health

Every year, more firefighters die in the line of duty because of heart attacks than any other cause. This February, take time during American Heart Month to know your health and learn what you can do to lessen your risks of heart attack and other life-threatening or life-altering conditions. Many first responders struggle with medical… Read More

The Changing Face of Pre-Hospital Care

They aren’t always the most glamorous calls. They aren’t the ones that get your adrenaline pumping or allow you to call upon your extensive training in emergency response. Instead, it’s the call for the elderly man who is wandering in the woods in the winter without a coat or shoes. It’s the call for the… Read More