Fire & Emergency Service
By Kurt Binversie
California wildfires are causing massive and widespread devastation. Learn about the indispensable Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) technology that first responders and the public are using to get real-time information about these unpredictable fires.
By Brad Bouchillon
First responders are often all too familiar with loss. When they experience the death of someone close to them, it's important to remember that grieving is a healthy, necessary, and individual process.
By Bernadette Bruha
The decision to seek counseling is a difficult one for many first responders, but concerns about confidentiality should not be an additional obstacle. Here's what responders should know about counseling confidentiality so they can get the help they need.
By Dr. Randall Hanifen
Firefighters respond to a range of modern incidents including terrorist attacks. Even if it doesn't follow the same route, what can the U.S. fire service learn from other countries that have nationalized their emergency services?
By Dr. Kimberlee Ratliff
First responders handle a lot of stress, and sometimes that stress also impacts those closest to them. Find out how different types of counseling can help children in first responder families.