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IAFC applauds Emergency Triage, Treatment and Transport reimbursement model

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 05:36
The model policy will reimburse fire departments for the cost of providing Medicare beneficiaries with treatment-without-transportation and transporting patients to alternative destinations

CMS announces Medicare reimbursement for certain non-transport treatment

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:58
The Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport Model makes Medicare reimbursement available for treatment without transport

Firefighter who was allegedly bullied for having down syndrome rejoins department

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 23:52
Jason Eagan and his family met with several members of the department, apologies were made, and his job was offered back

4 challenges to fighting fire in the snow

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 23:49
Snow can hinder the size-up, hiding dangers and firefighter tools, and requires more effort to effect a fire attack, making rehab a must

Idaho first responder, veteran hopes clinical trial will help him speak again

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 23:46
William Paine contracted throat cancer after on-the-job asbestos exposure and has communicated through a prosthesis for over 15 years

Fla. county honors fallen firefighters by renaming road

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 22:45
Todd Aldridge and Mark Benge, who died 30 years ago, are the only firefighters in Orange County fire Rescue's history to have died in the line of duty

Mont. fire chief wins national fire mitigation award

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 22:35
Wolf Creek/Craig Fire Chief Rocky Infanger was honored for bringing a passion and purpose to mitigation work as well as a concern for the well-being of others

Battalion chief rescues man twice from burning car

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 22:24
Prince George's County Fire-EMS Department Battalion Chief Donald Fletcher was on his way home from work when he saw a “ball of fire”

Do you have PTSD or Complex-PTSD?

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 06:31
A segmented diagnosis is used for those who experience symptoms of complex traumatic events

Firefighter safety on winter roads

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 03:54
Because motorists forget how to drive in winter weather, firefighters need to take extra safety measures on MVAs

Braving the cold: How firefighters should prepare for winter weather

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 03:34
It's important to have your crew and apparatus ready for these conditions well in advance of the cold weather forecast

PTSD quiz: Find out if your symptoms qualify

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 01:16
This exclusive PTSD screening quiz can help determine if your symptoms are consistent with those of the diagnosis

First responder PTSD bill passes Idaho Senate

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 23:18
The bill would give first responders who suffer from job-related PTSD workers’ compensation coverage

Engine, gear destroyed after fire breaks out inside Mass. station

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 22:38
Mansfield Fire Department Chief Neal Boldrighini said it was “extremely challenging” to battle a blaze inside the department’s own station

NY dept. considers replacing old engine with 'quick attack' truck

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 22:29
Officials proposed replacing an older engine with a new "quick attack" truck with a pumper that could be used for calls that don't require a full-sized truck

Man sues city for being denied firefighter job over medical marijuana

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 22:08
James Bulerin III said he passed all eligibility requirements to become a Bridgeport firefighter, but he was denied after he tested positive for marijuana

Retired Va. firefighter asks city for help after state denies cancer coverage

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 21:40
Stan Morse is asking for help after the state claimed he didn't identify a specific incident or exposure to a carcinogen that triggered his throat cancer

Wash. voters approve $113M levy for fire dept.

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 20:30
The levy funds 54 percent of the fire department’s annual operating budget, which includes firefighter salaries and day-to-day expenses

San Francisco orders fire dept. to remove cat from station after complaint

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 03:17
Despite attempts by first responders to keep Edna, she was officially removed due to “public health and safety concerns”

Campus response: Lessons learned from an active shooter exercise

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 02:35
Planning active shooter response training with police, fire, EMS and medivac helicopters is a complex and challenging task