Union-led Lawsuit Could Reshape Fire Service Gear, SC Firefighters Weigh In

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE) — A lawsuit in New England has implications that could lead to changes within the fire service nationwide. The International Association of Fire Fighters is suing the National Fire Protection Association over a rule that sets the standards for what is believed to be the ideal protective material inside firefighting bunker gear. […]

OCFA Therapy K9 Helps Firefighters Relieve Stress, Improve Mental Health

SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) — Not every fire department dog is there to help with search and rescue operations or sniff out chemicals for arson investigations. Some are there just to play and help firefighters relieve their stress. Pax, a 3-year-old yellow lab retriever, works with the Orange County Fire Authority as a therapy dog for […]