A key piece of the Front Range Fire Rescue mission is to, “Honor Humanity.” This may happen in very obvious ways on an emergency call for service or in more subtle ways at the firehouse in how we endeavor to be in relationship with one another. This incredibly important article speaks eloquently to the negative effect hyper-vigilance plays in our line of work and in society at large. We may not have figured out just yet how to keep this monster at bay, but we hope to honor humanity in our pursuit…

What firefighters can teach us about how our brains handle stress

These researchers found a surprising pattern in the way emergency responders process different types of information under pressure.