By Rick Markley, FireRescue1 Editor in Chief The U.S. Fire Administration's classifying a Hep. C victim as a LODD 14 years after the incident is a step in the right direction for firefighter health and safety. On June 6, 2000, Firefighter Rick Halcomb responded to a vehicle crash with a trapped victim. The victim had Hepatitis C, which Halcomb contracted when he come into contact with the victim's blood. What happened next
The VSB Tornado has a smoothbore nozzle that can change sizes without changing tips. Increase GPM by simply twisting the nozzle. Combine the VSB Tornado nozzle with the S&H Products F2 1.5" Shut-Off Valve and get full control of your water or foam flow.
In the spirit of better preparing recruits to be firefighters, we asked those who have been through the academy to weigh in on how that experience could be better. Here are the top six answers. Join the conversation
Introducing Clash™ LT, Blauer’s lightest weight and most breathable boot, built for warm weather. Weighing in at just 18 oz., Clash LT was built for speed and mobility, while still providing superior support and durability for the most rugged terrain.
Firefighters work hard keeping our communities safe. California Casualty thinks they should play hard too! That's why they're giving away a 2014 Harley Seventy-Two or $10,000 cash to one lucky firefighter!