FIVE CRITICAL ISSUES FACING THE FIRE SERVICE TODAY
- Securing funding and member retention.
- Increased costs
- Ensuring firefighter safety.
- Enhancing fire department communication.
- Coordinating agency resources.
THE BIGGEST PROBLEM IN THE FIRE SERVICE
Firefighters face serious risks on the job such as heat exhaustion, burns, physical and mental stress. Additionally, they frequently come into contact with high levels of carbon monoxide and other toxic hazards. With these dangerous exposures over a long career, this line of work presents a likelihood for many diseases.