🔥🚒 Building a Strong Firefighting Career? Avoid These Social Media Slip-ups! 🚫📱

Hey there, fellow firefighters! 🚒👩‍🚒👨‍🚒 As we celebrate the dedication and courage that define our profession this Labor Day, let’s also take a moment to protect our career paths both on and off the front.

So, how not to Destroy Your Firefighting Career on Social Media?
1⃣ Loose Lips Sink Ships: We all love a good story, but sharing sensitive incident details can jeopardize investigations and trust within the team. Let’s remember to keep the specifics off our feeds.
2⃣ Say No to Sensitive Snaps: Posting pictures of incidents, victims, or damage can be invasive and disrespectful. We aim to save lives and serve our community with respect and empathy.
3⃣ Watch the Water Cooler Chatter: Engaging in gossip, negativity, or inappropriate comments reflects poorly on our professionalism. Let’s lift each other up and maintain a positive online presence.
4⃣ Politics and Perspectives: Sharing divisive opinions can alienate colleagues and create an unhealthy environment. While we’re entitled to our views, let’s keep discussions respectful and remember that we’re a united force.
5⃣ Booze and Bad Choices: Posting content that involves alcohol or risky behavior can damage our reputation and credibility. Let’s celebrate responsibly and avoid giving the wrong impression.

Be responsible and protect yourself! 🔥🇺🇸

SEPTEMBER 10, 2023