Health and wellness programs for firefighters have been a fire service hot topic for many decades. For much of our history, fitness was an afterthought or only a concern for a few individual firefighters, or perhaps isolated to a station's habits and culture. It wasn't until about 30 years ago that the fire service, with representatives from labor and management, took a comprehensive approach to firefighter health and wellness. Standards have developed to codify evolving practices and push improvement. Read More...