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International Association of Fire Chiefs

Chief Marc Bashoor details what makes this year’s event unique
The initiative calls for the suspension of non-emergency activities to focus solely on safety and health training and discussion
What it means to talk about safety and survival in an inherently unsafe profession
FireRescue1 contributors and board members share their top back-to-basics training
Identifying drone needs, building training program, and deploying on the incident scene
Inside the intense rescue operation that earned Hilton Head Island (S.C.) Fire Rescue Truck 6 crewmembers the IAFC Ben Franklin Award of Valor
International Association of Fire Chiefs
Chief Charles Flynn, immediate past chair of the IAFC’s Volunteer & Combination Officers Section, passed away surrounded by his family
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
The campaign emphasizes the importance of training by reinforcing proper strategies and tactics with a focus on the fundamentals
The U.S. fire administrator, FDNY chief fire marshal, IAFC president and FSRI executive director detailed lithium-ion battery dangers facing firefighters and the general public
Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell and other leaders will travel to Detroit, Chicago and Columbus, Ohio, to draw public attention to winter fire safety measures
International Association of Fire Chiefs
Fire Chief John Butler said the verdict sets a dangerous precedent for firefighters and paramedics
AFG and SAFER programs are scheduled to expire on Sept. 30, 2024
The IAFC president – the “chief of chiefs” – surrounds himself with passionate people who support the mission and the organization
Government officials hear testimonies about challenges involving recruitment, cancer, mental health, EVs, climate change and beyond
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
Chief Coleman is remembered for his vast service and passion to advance fire service education, safety and leadership
It’s time for the fire service to get a seat at the table of technological advancements that will impact our service delivery
The leaders of eight industry organizations gathered on stage in Kansas City to share their cooperative vision for the future of the fire service
Snaps from the exhibit hall floor, educational sessions and host city Kansas City
The new association officers also include Chief Josh Waldo as 1st vice president and Trisha Wolford as 2nd vice president
The U.S. fire administrator touted the work of the Fire and Life Safety Communicator’s Initiative and the collaborative effort to focus on the fire service’s messaging challenges through #FireServiceOneVoice
Jessica Buchanan shares lessons of change, choice and hope from her 93-day captivity in Somalia
The three members of the Hilton Head (S.C.) Fire Rescue were honored for a heroic save at a structure fire amid deteriorating conditions
The CEO of BELFOR Holdings urges fire service leaders to be vulnerable, listen to their members, and quit being the “worst salespeople on earth”
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