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FDIC: North America’s largest fire event

Every year, FireRescue1 reviews the latest research, emerging techniques and newly debuted products exhibited at FDIC. Read expert analysis from educational sessions here, and check back to FireRescue1 for news about future shows.

Deputy District Chief (ret.) Steve Chikerotis served 36 years with the Chicago Fire Department
Fire Chief Scott Thompson warned against leaning so far toward firefighter safety that fire victim safety is compromised, leading to tragedy and heightened scrutiny
The FDIC education director urged firefighters to become “revolutionaries” who don’t watch from the outside but rather make change from within fire service institutions
Pierce Manufacturing is set to showcase the latest advancements in fire apparatus and groundbreaking technologies at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) 2024
The winner of the 2023 Harley Davidson Softail giveaway, in partnership with Streamlight, will be announced Saturday, April 20
The exhibit hall features thousands of products and services for fire departments and EMS agencies
See the first-ever Type III Demers eFX Ambulance, an all electric, reimagined ambulance
Understand the power of flowing a steep, straight and steady stream
The episode includes a drive-around and demonstration of the Vector, REV Group’s all-electric North American-style fire truck
Braun Chief XL ambulances on display at Booth #5846