Ten-8 Fire & Safety Joins The BME Fire Trucks Dealer Network

Florida and Georgia’s premier Fire and Emergency Apparatus Distributor, Ten-8 Fire & Safety, adds BME Fire Trucks to their robust Apparatus dealer network. Boise, ID (May 12, 2023) – Ten-8 Fire & Safety joins the BME Fire Trucks dealer territory for Florida and Georgia. Ten-8 Fire is a major United States distributor of fire and […]

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Wildland Firefighter Pay

According to CBS, firefighting is considered one of the most dangerous jobs. Being a hazardous occupation, how much do wildland firefighters make?  This article will go over what the average wildland firefighter makes, common benefits, wages state by state, and recent pay increases.  How Much Do Wildland Firefighters Make? The average salary across the US

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Reading Smoke Signals: How Firefighters Use Smoke Signals

One of the most important skills all firemen should possess is the ability to read smoke signals. The ability to read the smoke at any position within the company can help those responding to the incident make better tactical decisions. Smoke can help first responders determine the fire’s location, growth, toxicity, the direction of travel.

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Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) releases studies, each year, on firefighter deaths and injuries. An important part of the yearly study helps better understand how these fatalities and injuries occur to help minimize the risks of firefighting. A recurring reason cited in the study is the incorrect use of or absence of firefighting personal protective

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