About This Episode: Assistant Chief Adam House, who is in charge of training, health and safety for the Sacramento Metro Fire District in California, and Assistant Chief Bryan Norris, the Executive Officer of Emergency Services for the San Antonio Fire Department in Texas, join Chief Keys to
We are thrilled to announce we are launching a new podcast series that unlocks current and trending topics affecting the fire service. Join us as retired FDNY Battalion Chief Bob Keys explores relevant topics and news with highly-esteemed fire industry experts within the U.S.
Alexa joined the Fire-Dex team in March 2020 as the Content Marketing Coordinator. Before joining our marketing team, she was busy finishing her degree at Kent State University, blogging, and interning at a non-profit organization. She feels fortunate to have joined such a fun team!
Degrees of safety risk come with every occupation, and as a firefighter, chances of suffering an injury are high. An injury can happen during training, on the fire-ground or when responding to an emergency medical situation. Facing dangerous situations comes with the job while you’re protecting
Selecting the right turnout gear is one of the most important decisions your fire department can make. As a firefighter, you want to feel safe and secure each time you wear your gear. At the Marion City Fire Department, they understand that a high-level of outer protection is important when
Kelly joined the Fire-Dex team in February of 2020 as Regional Sales Manager exclusively for the state of Texas. Before Fire-Dex, he was a co-partner at Max-Air in Kerrville Texas. He also previously spent over 20 years in the fire service in Texas and Colorado. He was blessed to be a part of
Statistics have shown the risks firefighters face in their line of duty, especially as it relates to cancer and heat stress. Due to the exposure of carcinogens, cancer rates among firefighters is higher than the public at large. There are many programs and studies dedicated to addressing this
Rose joined Fire-Dex in January of 2017 as Customer Service Representative. Her territories include Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky. Before Fire-Dex she held another Customer Service Rep position then became a caregiver for her mom. Learn more about Rose below in her Q&A.
The longevity of your turnout gear and the effectiveness against carcinogens relies heavily on one factor: proper maintenance. Firefighters, like yourself, handle dangerous materials on a regular basis and your turnout gear can pick up a number of highly toxic contaminants. Keeping up with