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Carlsbad Fire Department Foundation - Enhancing Fire Department Services
”The Carlsbad Fire Department Foundation is continually assisting the Carlsbad Fire Department through supplemental funding, education, community outreach, and scholarships.
Firefighters focus on clean air, bodies and gear to try to cut cancer risk
Firefighters are regularly exposed to toxins and carcinogens throughout their career. A staggering 68% of Firefighters will be diagnosed with cancer. These detox chambers allow firefighters to excrete toxic chemicals from their bodies through the use of medical-grade infrared heating technology while performing mild exercise on a stationary bicycle within the chamber. The Foundation will purchase a total of three detox chamber units for the Carlsbad Fire Department by the end of 2018.
Click the button below to read the full article in The San Diego Union-Tribune Article for an in-depth look at the cancer risks our first responders