• September 27, 2018
    If code officials know what responders face, they can address those concerns and work on future code language to improve conditions. If code officials communicate trends, responders can make informed decisions in the field. Communicating is key! read more
  • January 17, 2019
    As the debate over requiring a degree for paramedic education heats up, I want to clarify one thing: EMS is not the same as other health fields. Stop comparing EMS to any other form of medicine. read more
  • January 15, 2019
    Sexual harassment, one type of abuse, is a prominent and prevalent topic these days, but on-the-job abuse includes all types of bullying and discrimination. read more
  • January 10, 2019
    ​The IAFC Hazmat Center is proud to announce that they received the Community Safety–Emergency Planning Response and Outreach (CS–EPRO) Grant from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration in November 2018. read more
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Fire-Rescue International

August 7 - 10, 2019
Atlanta, GA
FRI, the IAFC's annual conference and expo, provides senior-level leadership training for chiefs and officer development education for chief and company officers, new ways to connect with vendors and colleagues, and the latest solutions to today's toughest challenges.
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