How to get fire/EMS noticed in terrorism response

One of my earliest fire service mentors told me, “If the fire service is ever going to get the credit its due from the public, sometimes it’s going to have to blow its own horn.” Recent events have proven this advice to be both very wise and very accurate.

In the past weeks, there have been terrorist attacks of one form or another in several locations around the world. These included shootings or bombings in Ankara, Turkey; Bamako, Mali; Paris; Colorado Springs, Colo., and San Bernardino, Calif.