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Fire service leaders converged at the IAFC Technology Summit International to address improved analytics, the future of NERIS and the potential impact of AI
Prevention, increased demands and community awareness are what the Woodland Fire Department will address over five years
When it comes to planning and politics, not every action must have an equal and opposite reaction
The expanding wildland-urban interface means tree fires pose an even greater risk to city and residential fire crews
Don’t assume residents know what your department does; spell it out and explain how additional funding would positively impact community members
Transparent communication between city managers and fire chiefs is essential for building a strong partnership and ensuring the city’s overall wellbeing
A California fire department and utility company devised the exercise to underscore National Preparedness Month messaging to plan for disasters
A well-written strategic plan will provide awareness of what’s going on in your specific environment
Following the 9/11 Report, we have continued to struggle with command and communications
It’s important firefighters understand the construction differences between a historic 100-year-old building and a house built six months ago
Adaptive challenges require an ongoing process of learning, experimentation and adaptation
Before a fire breaks out, corrections staff and firefighters should pre-plan how to respond
How the branches, groups and volunteers for the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend work together to support the families of fallen firefighters
Are you truly ready for your next “smell of gas” call? Gordon Graham reminds you to appreciate the risk and prepare
Fire Chief Reggie Johnson and Communications Shift Supervisor David Bradshaw address the mayday call, fill-in response, and heroic acts amid loss of life