• October 31, 2018
    Last year, the board of directors of the APWA passed a motion to launch a campaign to promote Public Works as First Responders. What impact does this have on your fire department? read more
  • October 30, 2018
    Researchers from the University of Southern California are looking to understand the educational interests of fire service professionals and what is known about a federal opportunity to partake in a program that offers loan forgiveness. read more
  • October 29, 2018
    In 2018, the IAFC received 8 nominations for its Award for Valor; all of them are worthy of recognition and appreciation. The winners were announced in September’s On Scene; here’s a summary of the other 7 nominations. read more
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Fire-Rescue International

August 7 - 10, 2019
Atlanta, GA
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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