This article is about Wildland Fire EMTs. When you inquire “Are you an EMT?” do you really know what you’re asking for?
On any given day we have contingency plans for our contingency plans and this current pandemic although unprecedented in scale, is exactly the sort of thing that our community has the capacity to navigate. The trick is recognizing and accepting that we cannot continue moving forward as if all things are normal, things are most certainly not normal. The term “think outside the box” might need to be expanded to “think outside the stratosphere.”
[This is the "Ground Truths" column from the Winter 2020 Issue of Two More Chains.] Moving the Needle By Travis Dotson When I introduce myself at meetings or training, I often say: “I’m just like everyone else here. My career path was Ops, Ops, Ops, Desk.” A few folks chuckle, others frown. Some of us … Continue reading Moving the Needle
This article includes insights and information for wildland firefighters related to preparing to manage a major bleed on the fireline.
This article is about hotshots improving their sleep habits through the use of a real-time tactic to positively influence fatigue management.