The toxic nature of vehicle fires

The dangers of car fires and smoke exposure for firefighters

A shout out to the firefighters over at “Firefighter C.A.N.C.E.R.” (Firefighter Coalition Aiming for National Carcinogen Exposure Reduction).

This article talks about the car fires and the dangers we face as firefighters, as well as the need for us as firefighters to protect ourselves and change bad habits.

Check out the article here:


About Darin Sullivan (1980 Articles)
Former President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union (2009-2018) and a professional firefighter with more than 30 years experience. I live and work on the NSW South Coast, Australia. I am a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around me. I am a former Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and work with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist I have long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. I am a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and have 30 years experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. I am passionate about highlighting the impact climate change is having on fire preparedness and fire behaviour in Australia, and the risks associated with inaction on climate change. I am also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.
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