This bumper issue boasts some fantastic and interesting articles which include the IFF Comment provided by Deputy Chief Stephanie Roturangi from Australia’s Country Fire Authority. Titled ‘Australian Conditions demand adaption’ Chief Roturangi provides us with a unique insight into the challenges and demands the bushfires have placed on the fire service.

Continuing with the focus on the Australian bushfires, the IFF Interview is with Brent Clayton, a firefighter and business owner. The interview, ‘Australia’s on fire – what now?’ explores the challenges faced by the fire service and the volunteers working for them as well as exploring some of the possible solutions that the Australian government can provide.

Daniel Cossio from Gannon Emergency Solutions looks at how fire and rescue services can obtain a true indication of its status and efficiency in his article, ‘Who does the fire and rescue service call when they need help?’.

With a total of seventeen feature articles, as well as event previews and our regular news and profiles section, this issue is packed with ‘must read’ content.

Finally, if you are attending FDIC International 2020 in Indianapolis from 20th – 25th April, please don’t forget to visit the International Fire Fighter team. We are on Booth 3479 – come and say hello and pick up your own copy of the latest issue of IFF magazine.

Firefighter using a TFT pulsing nozzle to cool the thermal layer in a fire scene.

Image courtesy of TFT.

Daniel Cossio, Bob Duval, Matthew Foley, Ryan S. Gallik, Steve Hirsch, Richard Marshall, Gaby van Melick, Geordie Palmer, Gary Parkinson, Richard Radford, Dick van Roosmalen, Stephanie Rotarangi, Michael L. Stahl, Andy Starnes, Roger Startin, Philip Stohr, Vesa Tabell

International Fire Fighter is the leading global publication for municipal and industrial fire fighters and the fire and rescue industry.

The editorial features are written by industry experts and comprise a unique blend focussing on the latest technology, training methods and equipment as well as highlighting sector-specific issues from around the world.

Regular product and company profiles, events updates and news make International Fire Fighter the first choice read for fire and rescue professionals.

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