March 21, 2023

Important update regarding duty gear at the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge

The International Association of Fire Fighters and the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association have jointly released a notice on the emerging issue of potential health risks posed by firefighter PPE. Recent studies have revealed that Per and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), a class of chemicals that may be linked to cancer, are present in turnout gear.