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Ben Franklin Award for Valor
Nominations being accepted for Ben Franklin Valor Award

Chief, did your team respond to an incident over the past year in which it saved a human life? Nominate them today for the 2016 IAFC/Motorola Solutions Ben Franklin Award for Valor.

IAFC Fire Chief of the Year Award
Nominate Now for Fire Chief of the Year

Since 1996, one career and one volunteer fire chief has been recognized annually for leadership, innovation, professional development, integrity and public service. Submit your nomination today.

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FRM is the conference for fire-based EMS leaders, providing education and training on retaining EMTs, integration challenges, community paramedicine and more! Register today.

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FRI is the leadership conference for fire and emergency leaders. Attend in-depth education sessions providing practical and insightful solutions to today’s toughest demands. Register now!

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First Responders in the Age of Terror

The planning for terrorist attacks is hard to detect, but first responders are called into action every time. We need to be ready to respond. Read more >

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