Bradley Pallister

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How to Perfect the Art of a Work Uniform

My closet looks exactly like Donald Duck’s: two dozen identical white shirts all in a row.<p>About three years ago I decided to start wearing a uniform to the office, so I went to J. Crew and ordered three of the same suit in the same fabric and a score of white oxford shirts with button-down collars. …

Clothing

Women are making sure other women get into the NYC Fire Department

It’s pretty safe to say that firefighters are badass. They’re brave and strong and run into burning buildings to save people’s lives. Although women …

Britain’s first female firefighter: ‘There was no way I was going to be the weakest link’

Josephine Reynolds joined the fire service as a teenager in 1982. The work was physically and emotionally gruelling but the camaraderie outweighed the isolation<p>In the spring of 1982, a 17-year-old woman called Josephine Reynolds pitched up for an interview to join the Norfolk fire and rescue …

Time I

Woman says breast cancer linked to 17 years as firefighter

A New Brunswick woman believes the stage-four breast cancer she was diagnosed with in February is connected to her 17 years as a volunteer …

'One of our worst days': San Antonio firefighter dies battling strip mall fire

A firefighter died while battling a strip mall fire that injured two other firefighters in San Antonio Thursday night.<p>San Antonio Fire Chief Charles …

Fire Fighting

Manchester Bombing Firefighter Tells Of 'Guilt, Shame And Anger' Over Delayed Deployment

'Please forgive your firefighters who were begging to help.'<p>A firefighter has written a heartbreaking letter detailing how feelings of “guilt, shame …

Fire Fighting

Firefighters’ dramatic new film shows human cost of slowing 999 response times

This footage shows just one of the impossible dilemmas firefighters face every day.<p>With a daughter screaming to save her mother and not enough …

Fire Fighting

As a firefighter, I know that fire service cuts brought in by the Tories are just as dangerous as those to the police

As a fire-fighter, I've seen first-hand the effect of seven years of government cuts on the fire service.<p>Since 2010, over 10,000 firefighters have …