Life For Those Who Respond First

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Sun Prairie gas explosion
The scene after a July 2018 explosion in downtown Sun Prairie, WI. Todd Richmond/AP Photo

The Sun Prairie gas explosion that killed one firefighter and injured several others this week put the dangers of being a first responder front and center. We talk to two fire chiefs about what the role demands, and the challenges that they — as well as their families — face.

Episode Credits

  • Carrie Kaufman Host
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Steven Davis Guest
  • Jon Cohn Guest