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Keeping fire safety top of mind in the kitchen during the holidays. read more
Past President Tom Jenkins sat down with CRR Radio and shared his observations on how fire departments are working with Community Risk Reduction and the challenges they are facing. read more
We urge all state and local fire service leaders to reject overtures to sign on to the AAA alternative effort that may be harmful to fire-based EMS agencies. read more
The Chief's A-RIT (Administrative Rapid Information Tool) is an interactive, digital guide to deliver education, training and guidance on administrative tasks in the volunteer fire service. It includes resources to help you understand and apply the non-operational aspects of running a ...
Until further research is completed, the IAFC is currently of the opinion that exhaust capturing systems are the most effective to prevent firefighter exposures in addition to other systems.
As additional scientific independent research is conducted on vehicle mounted filtration ...
The International Association of Fire Chiefs’ Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are proud to release this important report focused on providing actions to reduce the risk factors of cancer in the fire ...
By Fire Chief John M. Buckman, III, (Ret.) Evansville, IN
“The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.”
- Thucydides, Ancient Greek Historian ...
This guide is for any firefighter, career or volunteer. Whether your department provides annual physicals or not, it will help your primary care provider better understand the physiological demands of firefighting and the resulting health risks research shows firefighters are ...
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