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Teutopolis and Montrose firefighters were recognized for bravery during an anhydrous ammonia tanker crash
Inside the intense rescue operation that earned Hilton Head Island (S.C.) Fire Rescue Truck 6 crewmembers the IAFC Ben Franklin Award of Valor
New Albany firefighters did a window search into the second floor and found the victim under blankets in a bathroom
The Adam Finseth Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in the Emergency Medicine Paramedic or Emergency Medicine Technology programs
More than 30,000 firefighters attended the annual training and education conference in Indianapolis
The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue captain was recognized for his lifelong commitment to training and fireground safety
Deputy District Chief (ret.) Steve Chikerotis served 36 years with the Chicago Fire Department
Steve Austin, John Swan Sr., Joseph Valentino and the Inver Grove Heights Fire Department Explorer Program are recognized for their service to the volunteer fire community
Deadline for submissions is April 5, 2024
International Association of Fire Chiefs
Nominees for the Fire Chief of the Year Award and Ben Franklin Award of Valor can be submitted through May 17, 2024
Lexipol employees have a personal love and passion for the public safety industry
The nomination for the 2024 Business Intelligence Group award focused on the Cordico wellness app
Lexipol’s comprehensive suite of solutions address key challenges for public safety and local government agencies
The Best in Biz Award recognizes the new version of Lexipol’s Cordico wellness app for first responders
Major responses, award and honors, conflicts overseas, devastating wildfires and e-Bike blazes made headlines
82% of U.S. fire departments are all or mostly volunteer and, often, their funding depends on people stepping up to help
National awards programs can showcase those above-and-beyond moments and members
National First Responders Day
More than ever, those on the front lines need to see their work elevated and appreciated
The Irving Police Department and Irving Fire Department combined forces to offer EMDR therapy, an employee health clinic, wellness incentives and much more
The Orange County (Calif.) fire chief explains why a compliance-based mindset doesn’t always work in the world of chaos around us
Upon taking the reins, the Greensburg (Pa.) VFD chief made it his mission to improve firefighter safety and health
Leadership
Developing systems and processes that support excellence ultimately drives effective leadership and fire department success
The Snyder Fire Department was recognized for improving their recruitment and retention plans
The three members of the Hilton Head (S.C.) Fire Rescue were honored for a heroic save at a structure fire amid deteriorating conditions
Orange County Fire Chief Brian Fennessy and Greensburg Fire Chief Thomas Bell were honored at Fire-Rescue International conference
Topsham Fire Rescue program will focus on seniors and non-emergency calls
Eight medals were awarded to firefighters for their teamwork and bravery during the November 2022 incident
An inside look at the annual event to connect fire service leaders and legislators