What is the true cost of a life? How do we measure it? First responders are often called heroes because they put their lives on the line while trying to save another. How do we put a price on that? Well, there might be a way and the government needs to step in to realize that firefighters are critical to the success of reducing damage and ultimately saving lives. In the USA, there have been many wildfires that require firefighters to be available to help fight. Yet there has been a shortage. It is a mentally tough job that is high stress. One that truly takes sacrifice and that is why they are heroes.
Check out the article below on why the US is facing a firefighter shortage and how mental health might be playing a role.