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Special Coverage: Fire-Rescue International 2018

Here’s our complete coverage of the 2018 Fire-Rescue International conference in Dallas. Check back for ongoing session, event, vendor and product coverage. And if you’re headed to Dallas, stop by the FireRescue1 booth, #3760, for more information on membership, online training and grant finding.

FireRescue1 Executive Editor Chief Marc Bashoor speaks with Eric Buzard, fire service marketing manager for MSA, about the features in the new MSA Cairns XF1 helmet
FireRescue1 Executive Editor Chief Marc Bashoor speaks with Kingman D. Schuldt, CFO, president of the IAFC’s Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs, about the relationship between the divisions and the parent organization in IAFC
Chief Marc Bashoor learns the up-and-coming trends in fire service innovation, technology and communication from leaders at Fire Rescue International
Brad Harvey, senior application engineer at 3M-Scott, sits down with FR1 Executive Editor Chief Marc Bashoor at Fire Rescue International to discuss the importance of innovation in the fire service and how 3M-Scott is working to make firefighter safer on the job
FireRescue1 Executive Editor Chief Marc Bashoor speaks with Hank Clemmensen, past president, IAFC, and FirstNet consultant, about what fire chiefs need to know about FirstNet and how to get where they need to be to onboard
Fire Chief Marc Bashoor speaks with Fairfax County, Virginia, Chief John Butler at Fire Rescue International 2018 about the importance of mentoring in the fire service
Fire Chief Marc Bashoor speaks with U.S. Fire Administrator G. Keith Bryant at Fire-Rescue International about the six-year reauthorization of the AFG and SAFER grant programs approved by President Trump
Fire Chief Marc Bashoor speaks with Spartan Chief Operating Officer Tom Ninneman about firefighter safety on the road and how the company is working to make cabs safer
People, policy, training, supervision and discipline help to minimize risks and keep firefighters safe
Lessons learned from incident command for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas School MCI
Attendees at Fire-Rescue International learn about the potential personnel issues and pitfalls new fire officers have a responsibility to mitigate
Recognize the firefighter risk factors and symptoms of PTSD, and how to manage self-talk and meditate to reduce its physical and emotional effects
At the Opening General Session at Fire-Rescue International, the cream of the fire service crop are honored, and present inspiration for overcoming challenges
FirstNet Senior Fire Services Advisor Mike Worrell discussed the history, implementation and future plans for the first responder network