The latest issue of Fire Rescue Magazine profiles the story of Engine 2, Austin’s Plant Strong firehouse in a great article titled, “Saving Lives at the Station“. Check it out!
Highlights shared in the article:
- The number 1 cause of fatalities of firefighters is heart disease.
- With Rip’s influence, the Austin Fire Department now boasts close to 100 Plant Strong firefighters!
- While appearing on the Dr. Oz show Rip challenged 3 overweight Chicago firefighters to take on the Engine 2 Diet Challenge. They each lost between 25 and 40 pounds and lowered their cholesterol dramatically!