Fighting fires is more than a “job.” It is a calling. These harrowing pictures show an incredible side of their lives most people never witness.
This is a tribute to our fearless, unsung heroes.
A Chicago squad battles a warehouse fire during -30° temperatures
Firefighters pull a mother and daughter from a dangling car wreck
Sometimes they have to improvise
The look of exhaustion after a grueling rescue in Gary, Indiana
An Illinois firefighter helps evacuate a nursing home during intense flooding
A firefighter douses a rim fire outside of Yosemite National Park
Sharing a moment of relief following a flood evacuation
Administering oxygen to bring a cat back to life
A grateful woman is incredibly relieved to have her cat back
Thank you to all the brave men and women keeping us safe from the dangers we least expect