Firefighter and paramedic positions are hard to fill over concerns of job-related cancer and heart disease.
The University of Phoenix found that nearly half of first responders feel there are repercussions for seeking counseling in their role.
Following the death of a 26-year-old, first responders who were on scene have received mental health support.
The increased levy will fund ambulance purchases and the hiring of more paramedics.
Calumet Park Fire Department plans to replace its 30 part-time firefighters with 12 privatized full-time firefighters to save money.
Chicago Fire Department Capt. Daryl Moore, 55, apparently drowned after falling off a dock.
Jude Spellman received the 2018 ALS Practitioner of the Year Award for his contributions to the development of ALS in Pennsylvania.
The $166,667 Assistance to Firefighters Grant will pay for 25 sets of self-contained breathing apparatus for Somerset Fire Department.
Burnt-out first responders can find solace in these specially-trained pups.
Sleep rooms, a workout facility, and bulletproof windows are among the new amenities aiming to keep dispatchers mentally and physically fit.
Shelli Varela, the first female firefighter in Canada's sixth largest city, talks about overcoming the odds.
Jim Seavey embodied the indomitable spirit of the fire service—dedication, humor, and courage.
A review of statewide data confirms that yes, there appears to be a problem.