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Tagged With: Fire

Preparing for earthquakes and other natural disasters with the Red Cross

I’ve been a volunteer for the Red Cross here in the Philippines for a year and a half now where they are the only Red Cross in the world with a fire and Rescue department. The best I can offer is my 25 years knowledge, skills and experience as a London Firefighter and some basic … Continue reading »

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Fighting More Than Fire: Firefighters Battling Cancer and Heart Attacks

Firefighters face a much higher risk of heart attacks when battling a blaze — up to 100 times the normal rate — and are more likely to be struck while performing less-strenuous tasks, like cleaning up debris from a fire. But heart attacks are not the only health threat plaguing firefighters — fire service personnel … Continue reading »

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