Local church donates wipes to their Fire Department to help firefighters prevent cancer

I just saw this news story on my local feed.   It’s great to see the Huber Heights Fire Department following through with one of the numerous recommendations of my action plan report.  Kudos to the Engage Church for helping supply the Huber Heights Fire Department with a year supply of these wipes that are specialized formulated to help clean …

Firefighter Wipes

I’ve preached in the past about using wet wipes while on scene of a fire.  It’s imperative that we try to get these different chemicals and carcinogens off of us as soon as possible.  The traditional baby wipe is better than nothing, however, there are several firefighter specific wet wipes now available that are worth looking into.  All of these …

Reducing the Post Fire Threat of Cancer Article

We all know that Firefighters are exposed to harmful chemicals and carcinogens while actively fighting a fire.  However, there are many things that we can do after the fire is out to reduce our exposure to these chemicals and carcinogens.  I wrote this article to describe the different steps that we can take post fire to reduce our exposure and …

Firefighter Cancer Items from FDIC 2016

Once again I made the annual trip west on Thursday to the largest Firefighter Convention in the world…FDIC.  I spent multiple year’s here doing the grind of working the booth.  At this point I’m happy to say that my times working any booth are very rare.  My agenda is actually very simple this year.  The plan was to go to …