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Firefighters “Rehab” Policy Under Heat Stress Watch

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Firefighters are accustomed to operating in “hot” conditions.  However, when air temperatures and quality become dangerous and unhealthy, injuries and illnesses to emergency personnel become likely and preventative measure are required.  For example, a firefighter was admitted to a local hospital on Monday, July 25, suffering a heat […]