July 8th, 2020

A newly awarded grant from The Last Call Foundation will allow DetecTogether, formerly called 15-40 Connection*, to continue expanding its Firefighter Initiative, educating first responders and helping reduce cancer mortality in the fire service.


June 23rd, 2020

Gear treated with ‘forever chemicals’ poses risk to firefighters

Firefighters face occupational hazards on a daily basis.  Now, new research shows they face additional risk just by gearing up. 


April 12th, 2019

Brian Baxter was ironing his trousers for his job interview with the Boston Fire Department when a massive blaze in the Back Bay flashed across the TV newscast.

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