International Association of Fire Chiefs
Full list of International Association of Fire Chiefs results
Q&A: Why the opioid epidemic is a fire service issue–
Fire response to the opioid crisis is evolving to meet the demands, requiring additional training and protective gear
Past Fire Chief of the Year winners reflect on award, what set them apart–
Chiefs Mary Beth Michos and Chris Barron break down what it takes to be Fire Chief of the Year material and what they've been doing since they won their awards
IAFC announces new National Mutual Aid System testing in 4 states–
IAFC, Esri and the Intermedix Preparedness Division are teaming up to build the new software that better tracks emergency resources when mutual aid is required
Q&A: The art of fire department fleet management–
The chair of the IAFC's Emergency Vehicle Management Section shares his tips for funding, replacing the fire department fleet
Q&A: Preparing volunteer firefighters for a shift to a combo department–
Communication is key to helping career and volunteer firefighters be champions for a change that is ultimately good for service, the community and the department
Q&A: Creating a healthier, safer community with fire-based MIH-CP–
Chief Porter R. Welch shares factors to consider before and while implementing a MIH-CP program
3 steps to a fire service behavioral health size-up–
The VCOS report issues directives for advocating for firefighter mental health education, resources and support programs
Q&A: Bullying, harassment and violence in the fire service–
All workplace violence is not necessarily bullying or harassment, but all bullying and harassment are forms of violence
Chief Marvin Riggins on becoming IAFC's 2017 Career Fire Chief of the Year–
IAFC tv was pleased to interview Chief Marvin Riggins, Macon-Bibb County Fire Department (Georgia) at FRI 2017 about his prestigious IAFC Career Fire Chief of the Year Award 2017.
Chief Brian Wade on becoming IAFC's 2017 Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year–
At FRI 2017, IAFC tv had the honor of interviewing Chief Brian Wade, of the North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Fire Department (North Carolina), the IAFC Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year 2017.
How to better recruit, retain women in the fire service–
At FRI 2017, IAFC TV talks to Chief Kara Kalkbrenner about the newly formed Women Fire Chiefs Council (WFCC). We ask Chief Kalkbrenner about the council’s goals and how to better recruit and retain women in the fire service.
Fire chiefs discuss stresses, strains of their job–
IAFC TV asks FRI 2017 attendees about the stresses and strains of their job. What keeps you up at night?
FRI 2017 Quick Take: Reducing EMS calls through community partnerships–
Chief Travis Myklebust offered strategies to create community partnerships and collaboration to achieve a reduction in 911 calls the fire service responds to
FRI 2017 Quick Take: Smart data for smarter firefighters–
Firefighter Bart van Leeuwen advocated for better firefighter education to help fire departments implement game-changing information technology
New partnership makes annual firefighter physicals a priority–
The FRC will create an advisory committee on firefighter physicals to spearhead communication and outreach efforts
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