Freezing temperatures may create challenges for firefighters but duty never stops

Posted at 6:38 PM, Dec 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-16 18:38:58-05

These freezing temperatures will have some firefighters standing near heating elements just to unfreeze the clasps of their gear after fighting a fire in the bitter cold.

But unlike some occupations that may be able to slow their work or work from home, the job of a first responder doesn't change just because the weather does.

Click on the video above to see a report from Action News reporter Kimberly Craig.