Articles by: Fire-Dex
Winning the Fire-Dex online event, Happy New Gear, comes with many perks, including the grand prize award of the complete Interceptor Package. We are receiving online entries now and will begin awarding daily prizes beginning December 1, 2017.
Amanda Yandell is the newest addition to the Fire-Dex marketing team, joining in September 2017 as our Digital Marketing Specialist. Amanda holds a Bachelor’s Degree from The Ohio State University and resides in Wakeman, Ohio with her husband, Adam (a local firefighter and paramedic) and daughter, Quinn (9-months). Continue reading to learn more about Amanda.
By its very nature, firefighting is a stressful occupation. Firefighters regularly exert themselves in dangerous and unpredictable environments. Merely getting ready to respond to a fire starts a flow of endorphins and begins putting stress on the cardiovascular system. Combine that with the extra weight of thick and heavy firefighting gear and it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths and injuries is sudden cardiac death, which accounts for approximately half.