• September 6, 2017
    Responding to current resource and response challenges with wildland fires in the Northwest, Hurricane Harvey and the approach of Hurricane Irma, IAFC Go Teams are ready to deploy to any location in the U.S. to assist local, state, tribal and federal officials with the myriad duties relating to fire resources and job tasks. read more
  • January 3, 2019
    There's no evidence that requiring college degrees will help advance the EMS industry, yet this same requirement could create significant obstacles to caring for patients. read more
  • December 20, 2018
    These are exciting times at the IAFC. From our conferences and influence on Capitol Hill to our programs, education and training opportunities and more, the IAFC is positioned to achieve the goals affirmed this year in the IAFC Strategic Direction. read more
  • December 20, 2018
    Chief Dan Eggleston, IAFC president and chairman of the board, and Chief Richard Carrizzo, IAFC treasurer, explain the dues increase for 2019 in this letter to members. 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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