Please join FASNY in making the volunteer fire and emergency medical services as strong as they can be by getting informed and taking action in your organization with these articles and resources.

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Firefighters have higher heart attack risk ‘because of heat’

Working in high temperatures increases the risk of suffering a heart attack, researchers have said. The study may explain why heart disease is the leading cause of death among on-duty firefighters, the researchers from the University of Edinburgh said. Firefighter Simon McNally, who was physically fit, had a heart attack while at work, at the […]

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National Cancer Control Month: Protect Yourself from Firefighter Cancer

April is National Cancer Control Month, and now is a great opportunity to evaluate what you and your department can do to protect yourselves from firefighter cancer. Many studies show that firefighters contract cancer at higher rates than the rest of the population. Taking the proper safety precautions is critical to help lower your risks […]

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Join the Firefighter 5K Challenge

All fire departments and companies across New York State are invited to participate in a public display of firefighters’ pride and their commitment to physical fitness by entering a team in the Firefighter 5K Challenge. The event is sponsored by the Bank of Greene County and will take place on Sunday, April 30, in Chatham. […]

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