South Jersey Lifeguard Chiefs Association – Training to Keep You Safe

For the roughly 700 lifeguards in the South Jersey Lifeguard Chiefs Association, who patrol more than 40 miles of shoreline, the best way to keep beach-goers safe is to stay ahead of potential dangers. On June 29, lifeguards gathered at the 18th Street Beach in Ocean City, where they shared their expertise gleaned from working …

Number of Rescues and Rescuers Continue to Climb with Hikers’ Safety in Jeopardy

In the last several months, it seems like the chop chop chop of helicopter blades and the static of rescuers’ radios have never been out of earshot for hikers exploring the City of Phoenix’s trails. There have already been 133 rescues on the city’s trails. This just tops the number of rescues that occurred around …

City of Phoenix Gives Eight Steps to Protect Hikers

Dangers on City of Phoenix Trails are nothing new for the Phoenix Fire Department, but rescues have become an all-too-common occurrence in recent months. According to the public information officer for the department, there have been over 75 emergency rescues since the start of the year, ranging from airlifting to on-the-ground saves. As of March …