THE SCENE

A head-to-toe safety blog from the experts at MSA Fire

Free Resources for Grants: Turnout Gear & SCBA

Recognizing the need for grant application assistance, Globe partners with FireGrantsHelp to assist departments like yours in finding the right grants that can be used to purchase turnout gear.

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6 Steps for a Successful AFG Application

The FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) open enrollment is expected soon, so there’s no time like the present to gather the information you need to submit your application.

5 Eye Protection Options to Shield from Fireground Debris

We all know firegrounds are dangerous places, often creating a risk to firefighters’ eyes and faces. Read on to learn about the different eye protection options available to you.

Quiz – Cleaning Your Boots: Are you taking the proper steps?

Test your knowledge of proper methods for on-scene cleaning and advanced cleaning in accordance with NFPA 1851.

2018 AFG Award News and 2019 Grant Updates

For weeks, departments across the country have been trying to determine the status of their 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grants applications. They talked to vendors, to neighboring departments and to friends on the internet, and probably even sought the advice of psychics, all to no avail.

Science in the Fire Service: Research Update on Contamination Control

The fire service continues to drive the movement for science-based research to better understand how the fire environment, firefighting PPE, and fire department practices can impact firefighters’ risks. During this recently held webcast, Gavin Horn, PhD, shares some of the latest firefighter research on contamination control along with lessons learned from ongoing efforts to implement some of these practices.