Month: March 2018

Veterans in the Workforce featured

Current State of Turnout Times

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has set a six-minute guideline for fire department response time to a fire emergency. The composition of the standard is one-minute for the dispatcher to receive the alarm and then notify the first-responders; one-minute for the fire station personnel to get on the road; and four-minutes of drive time […]

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Veterans in the Workforce featured

Reducing Firefighter Stress Levels

Occupational stress is inherent in firefighting and emergency response. But at no time in the history of the American fire service has this been more acute—as the increase in arson, acts of domestic violence, terrorist acts, automobile accidents, airplane crashes, hurricanes, tornadoes and earthquakes will attest. The rigors of firefighting, rescue and victim extrication are […]

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The Definitive Guide for Building Your Fire Station Alerting System

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