• December 2017
    As Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria hit different areas, we watched challenges play out through the media. While many areas still work to get back to a place of normalcy, we should look at those challenges and ask, “What’s in my disaster plan?” read more
  • December 2017
    With the advent of extensive drone usage in commercial and recreational settings, there’s been increased interest in the fire service, which must be ready for UAS potential to meet the modern-day reality of our operations. read more
  • December 2017
    While the death rate is declining, the best way to affect out-of-hospital cardiac-arrest incidents is to ensure that AEDs are readily available and that members of the community are trained in CPR. 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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