• April 17, 2018
    We have a crisis on our hands: The number of volunteer firefighters is down and the local ranks of volunteer firefighters are getting older. There’s no quick fix to this problem, but resources are available to help calm the storm. read more
  • April 17, 2018
    The life of an on-call/volunteer firefighter often becomes a balancing act. We need department cultures that recognize the importance of family and the wellbeing of our members. read more
  • April 17, 2018
    Technology needs constant upgrades to improve security and address bugs; If we fail to upgrade to the newest version, things may not work so well anymore. With this in mind, the EMS Section has upgraded Fire-Rescue Med to a new and better version. 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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