Episode 79: Understanding COVID19 From a First Responder Perspective with Bobby Halton

Kevin sits down with Bobby Halton, American Firefighter, to talk about COVID19 and how the fire service is changing to meet the challenge. They talk about how this the virus ties into lessons learned around cancer mitigation and exposure risk. Bobby discusses how this is not really a black swan event because the fire industry knew something like this was coming, eventually. They compare COVID19 to past historical events like the Spanish Flu, and how we can prepare in the future.

Kevin brings up innovations in technology and how they can play a role around first responders addressing COVID19. They talk about innovations and Bobby talks about which technologies he is most excited for and which ones he is most afraid. Click below to listen to this episode of the Smart Firefighting Podcast.