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  • October 15, 2018
    We know that cooking is the #1 cause of home fires and fire injuries in America, with $1 billion lost annually in property damage. An interest in technology that limits the high-end temperature of electric-coil elements is growing as a result. read more
  • 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
  • September 27, 2018
    Am I suggesting the fire service do away with fire-prevention activities? Absolutely not! But are you doing a disservice to your responsibility to protect your community by using the label “fire prevention?” read more

Labor-Management Alliance (LMA)

A proactive resource to avoid and eliminate conflict and mistrust between organized labor and management.

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Federal Grants

The IAFC works on the national level to ensure support is available to local departments to keep their communities and personnel safe in ways that contribute regional, state and federal public safety coordination.

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Events
Reset the Clock - Replace liability with credibility

Reset the Clock

November 2, 2018
Chantilly, VA
Day-long seminar to help departments avoid EEO litigation based on proactive, what-to-do training and scenarios.
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The IAFC department administration topic area focuses on:

  • Budget and fiscal management including the broader economic environment departments operate in
  • Community relations, social media oversight and impact, and reputation management
  • Data and analysis
  • LODD and PSOB guidance and ceremony protocol
  • Strategic planning and department policy