La Paz Mexico, 2014
GlobalFire shipped fire fighting protective equipment to Firefighters in the city of La Paz in an effort to improve their safety and their ability to perform the world's most dangerous job. This supply and distribution operation will set the stage for possibly conducting a supply and training operation at a later date.The shipment left Toronto in August and arrived in La Paz in September.
Currently, the fire department in La Paz is under equipped. This shipment will help the Firefighters of La Paz perform their dangerous jobs more safely. They will be able to access hotter fires more quickly to affect rescue (save lives) and put out the fire (save property and the environment). The protective equipment GlobalFire donated will also help reduce the incidents of job related cancers Firefighters suffer from exposure to super-heated toxic smoke and gasses.