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FSTAR Town Hall Training Sessions

The Friday session is live-streaming (ends at 4:30 p.m. CT). Additional sessions will be held through Sept. 25 in Stillwater, Okla., Austin and Las Cruces. Learn more and check if seats are still available

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Model Response Protocol

The Model Procedures for Response of Emergency Vehicles During Hurricanes and Tropical Storms provides a framework on which departments may build a local protocol tailored to a specific community. Learn more

2015 International Hazmat Response Teams Conferenc
Calling Hazmat Responders!

The IAFC is looking for new and creative sessions for the 2015 Hazmat conference. The call for papers is now open. Deadline: Monday, Oct. 27. Submit a proposal today

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Explosive Cargo Trucks - Emergency Response Considerations

This safety brief outlines the safe and proper response to roadway incidents involving the transport of commercial explosives. Learn more

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Chief Metcalf Issues Challenges at Fire-Rescue International

Bill Metcalf, 2013-2014 IAFC president, addressed the audience at the Fire-Rescue International general session. Here's an excerpt of his remarks in which he challenged the attendees, IAFC members and the fire service as a whole: What are you going to do about the challenges and issues before us? More >

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Chief: Here is the link to the appropriate IRS page regarding uniforms: . It is fairly explicit about what is taxable/non-taxable/deductible with re...

I believe you could look under the IRS tax code concerning items that are for the "convenience of the employer" which covers items like housing for your crews, food provided at training, and uniforms...

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