Fire & Life Safety

Upcoming Election Details

Mission The mission of the Fire and Life Safety Section (FLSS) is to reduce injury, life loss and property loss by advancing the field of fire prevention and life safety with leadership and vision for fire safety professionals.

  • Structure fire deaths are reduced to zero and property damage is limited to the area origin.
  • Firefighter deaths from fireground operations are reduced to zero.
  • Fire departments’ organizational cultures place greater priority on fire prevention and life safety.
  • The public is clearly aware of the fire problem and their role in prevention.

Learn more about FLSS’s vision and priorities

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The FLSS Board of Directors invites fire marshals and all others interested in fire and life safety issues to join the IAFC and the FLSS.

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Add FLSS to your membership package by calling the IAFC toll free at 866-385-9110 (ask for member services). You can be invoiced or pay over the phone with a credit card.

Join the IAFC and FLSS

Get details on IAFC membership types and join the IAFC and FLSS today.


FLSS Corporate Partners

The FLSS corporate partnership program (pdf) supplements membership dues to more fully develop important fire and life safety priorities and programs.

Our major funding priorities are to support section members who attend meetings vital to fire prevention matters. FLSS board members attend numerous technical meetings to voice their position on matters of importance to the fire service and FLSS members represent the IAFC on NFPA 13, NFPA 72, NFPA 1037, NFPA 1124 and NFPA 1730.


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