Katrina and Ida were very similar hurricanes. What went right – and what went wrong – with the emergency response to each killer storm?
In many respects, EMS agencies do not have the same political infrastructure as police or fire departments.
Unfortunately, we still have many line-of-duty firefighter deaths in home blazes or what some people might call “bread and butter fires.”
Only a few states have recognized the need for mental health care by providing services to first responders and other public safety workers.
A simple equation in every economics class is supply versus demand equals cost. For example, if consumers create a demand for an item lacking in supply, they will incur increased costs.
Desalination by reverse osmotic pressure is one of the more favored ways of turning 100 million gallons of seawater into 50 million gallons of freshwater each day.
Many of the states that were holding back on easing their COVID-19 restrictions have relented. We are going back to normal in fire department operations.
Each year, it seems the wildfire season increases in number and severity. Fire officials are warning communities to “prepare for a challenging summer.”