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Connect & learn at the Green Valley Ranch

FRM 2016 at the gorgeous Green Valley Ranch in Henderson, Nev., will offer inspiring speakers that focus on current topics, best practices, and case studies to keep you informed. Register now.

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How's your social media policy?

The Model Fire and EMS Department Social Media Policy is a tool for developing a department position on the use of social media with guidelines on administration and oversight.

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WUI 2016: Lessons Learned

Hear from Oregon’s top agency leaders on how they tackled wide-spread fires with scarce resources. Register for Wildland-Urban Interface 2016.

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Whether you're a fire chief, chief officer or company officer, the IAFC's many operational tools and resources can help you excel on the incident scene and create safer communities.

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Relationship Modes for Fire Officers

Becoming a first-line supervisor is tough in any profession; it’s doubly tough in the fire service for two reasons: low turnover and the need for multiple relationship modes. Read more >

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