Metro Chiefs renames Annual Lifetime Achievement Award after long-time Executive Secretary Russ Sanders

The Metropolitan ‘Metro’ Fire Chiefs Association Board of Directors has unanimously voted to rename their annual Lifetime Achievement Award the ‘Russell E. Sanders Lifetime Achievement Award’ in recognition of Sanders’ leadership and continuous contributions to Metro Chiefs and the international…

Safety Stand Down 2021: Rebuild Rehab

Firefighting puts intense strain on firefighters, both physically and mentally. It is critical that firefighters receive a comprehensive rehab programme after fire incidents or intense training to ensure their physiological and psychological well-being. To address this issue, the theme of…

Lavender Ribbon Report: Best Practices for Preventing Firefighter Cancer Released

The International Association of Fire Chiefs’ (IAFC) Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have partnered to develop and release the Lavender Ribbon Report: Best Practices for Preventing Firefighter Cancer. This report provides 11 actions…

Lavender Ribbon Report: Best Practices for Preventing Firefighter Cancer Released

The International Association of Fire Chiefs’ (IAFC) Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have partnered to develop and release the Lavender Ribbon Report: Best Practices for Preventing Firefighter Cancer. This report provides 11 actions…

San Francisco Fire Chief Named 2018 Career Fire Chief of the Year

On August 7, 2018, in Dallas, Texas, the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and Pierce Manufacturing announced the selection of San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White as the 2018 Career Fire Chief of the Year. The IAFC represents the leadership of…

The IAFC and Pierce Manufacturing honor 2017 Volunteer and Career Fire Chiefs of the Year

Chiefs from North Lenoir Fire & Rescue in Kinston, N.C. and Macon-Bibb Country Fire department in Macon, Ga., receive prestigious awards at Fire-Rescue International The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and Pierce Manufacturing Inc. have announced the 2017 winners…

Serve strong with a healthy heart

Imagine being on a call, with your entire crew counting on you, and you are physically unable to perform at your best. Or worse, you have a medical emergency or cardiac event during critical operations. These scenarios put your crew…

IAFC Honors Kaua’i Fire Department for Overnight Rescue of 121 Hikers

The daring two-day rescue of 121 hikers stranded by a sudden flash flood along the Kalalau Trail on the Na Pali Coast of Kaua’i, Hawaii, ranks as one of the largest trail rescues in island history. Facing torrential rain, gusting…

International Association of Fire Chiefs Annual Conference and Expo 2014

The IAFC’s Annual Conference and Expo takes place from 13th – 16th August at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. MDM Publishing Ltd, publishers of International Fire Protection, International Fire Fighter and Asia Pacific Fire magazines, will be…

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