• December 2017
    In today's environment of public suspicion, gaining and maintaining public consent to operate has become an ongoing top-management concern for most fire agencies and fire-prevention divisions. read more
  • December 2017
    In the fire service, safety is now a way of life. It hasn’t always been that way, as our occupation can be resistant to change. It prides itself on the ability to take on danger and tame it. read more
  • December 2017
    The IAFC thanks its Bugle partners for their investment in conferences and programs in 2017. Their support helped the IAFC provide training and education, news and member resources, and legislative action to advance the fire and emergency service. read more
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Fire-Rescue International

August 8 - 11, 2018
Dallas, TX
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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As the need for regional, state and federal emergency management coordination grows, the IAFC works on the national level to ensure federal policies and funding support local needs and contribute to networked emergency management.

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