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  • March 17, 2017
    With the new administration and Congress, the chances of seeing comprehensive tax reform increased dramatically. There may be several ways the fire and emergency service can capitalize on this to achieve some longstanding goals. read more
  • January 12, 2017
    The IAFC expresses its deep condolences to the family and friends of six young children who reportedly perished during a residential house fire Thursday in Baltimore, Md. We commend the first responders who responded to the tragic scene. read more
  • October 2016
    Safety from fire should not be a topic for discussion during only 1 or 2 weeks of the year. It is definitely a year-round public responsibility. I believe that the highest state and municipal officials must assume greater responsibility for ... read more

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The Fire and Life Safety Section (FLSS) provides guidance and resources vision for fire safety professionals to reduce injury, life loss and property loss by advancing the field of fire prevention and life safety.

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Fire-Rescue International

July 26 - 29, 2017
Charlotte , NC
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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Fire personnel testing alarm as homeowner looks on

The IAFC fire prevention topic area focuses on:

  • The importance of working smoke alarms and detectors in saving lives and property
  • Proactive efforts to ensure building codes and construction techniques are informed by fire prevention, especially related to fire sprinklers
  • Information and tools departments can use in public education efforts in their communities