Water is a firefighters best friend. Not only because it helps to suppress fires and cool environments but also because it an essential element of performance. Academies all over the country often talk about the importance of water for fire suppression but forget to mention how important it is “inside” the firefighter. Here is a great info-graphic to post around your firehouse to remind all of us in the fire service just how precise water is for us (inside and out). I also included a link to guidelines on “how to stay hydrated” below.
Here are some great guidelines on how to stay hydrated on and off the fireground (click here).
Stay safe and healthy,