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The Not-So-Glam Life: Part One

Very rarely do people consider what goes on with first responders in the moments before they are dispatched to 911 calls. Even more rare, is the time that is spent looking into the mental and emotional toll that EMS has on EMTS/Paramedics. This post and the subsequent posts in this series will examine just that: EMT Burnout.

October 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Fire-Medic Friday: The Realization

It’s not just another job. It’s not just a paycheck. It’s much more than that. It’s a responsibility when I’m on duty and off duty. It’s

June 26, 2015 // 2 Comments

Happy Anniversary BFRS CLASS OF #031313

Two years ago, I entered a new stage in my life. I had just finished firefighter recruit school, and I was heading to my assigned fire station for the first shift. I believe

June 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Fire-Medic Friday

Traumatic emergencies can be defined as emergencies that arise because of injury to the body. These injuries often cause damage to bones, muscles, skin tissue, or vital organs. Unlike most medical calls- traumatic injuries are most often considered preventable."

May 29, 2015 // 0 Comments