The Latest
  • December 2016
    We've told customers they need to call 911 quickly to ensure we arrive quickly. But we know most non-emergent responses will likely end in the same outcome. So why do we put our members at risk when we know the outcome is going to be the same? read more
  • December 2016
    We've told customers they need to call 911 quickly to ensure we arrive quickly. But we know most non-emergent responses will likely end in the same outcome. So why do we put our members at risk when we know the outcome is going to be the same? read more
  • September 2016
    The mission of A Safe Haven for Newborns program by the Gloria M. Silverio Foundation is expanding as they work collectively with communities toward preventing the abandonment of newborn infants. Since the Safe Haven Law was adopted in 2000 and ... read more
  • June 17, 2016
    Before you change over your entire department to a different EMS model, do you have the evidence you need to be successful? read more

EMS Section

With over 2,400 members, the EMS Section is one of the IAFC's largest, and offers a wealth of resources to members and the EMS community.

LEARN MORE

PPACA

Passed in 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is bringing substantial changes to the fire service as both healthcare providers and employers. 

LEARN MORE
Featured Resources
EMS Events
FRM logo

Fire-Rescue Med

May 20 - 24, 2017
Henderson, NV
learn more
EMS medics

The IAFC EMS topic area focuses on fire-based EMS issues and policy, emergency response to epidemics/emerging diseases, firefighter rehab and more. The majority of our work is done by the EMS Section, which also hosts the annual Fire-Rescue Med conference to address a wide-variety of in-the-news and ongoing EMS issues.