International Association of Fire Chiefs

Type: Organization
Name: International Association of Fire Chiefs
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Prevent house fires with defensible space!

KHQ.COM - In these extremely challenging weather conditions, State Fire Marshal Chuck Duffy is urging residents to inspect and maintain the defensible space around their homes. Defensible space can dramatically increase your home’s chances of surviving ... [Published KHQ Right Now - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

HCFR classified as one of nation's busiest departments

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Horry County Fire Rescue has been honored with a milestone achievement that could go a long way in helping crews better serve the county in the years to come.HCFR is now part of the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association. The MCFA ... [Published WMBF - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Horry County Fire Rescue joins ranks of FDNY in chiefs association

Horry County Fire Rescue has reached a new classification that puts it in the same category of the other major departments such as Los Angeles and New York City, said Brian VanAernem, a spokesman.On Friday, the county was accepted into the Metropolitan ... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

The IAFC to Commemorate Vietnam War Veterans

Jim Philipps | IAFC Assistant Director of Strategic Communications703-537-4829 | [email protected] Fairfax, Va. - The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) is proud to serve as a commemorative partner in the commemoration of the 50th anniversary ... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Avon Protection’s Deltair Receives Gold Award

Deltair™, a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) designed for the fire service industry, has been recognized with the GOLD Industrial Designers Society of America, International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) for research relating to the Deltair ... [Published Al Defiya - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Labor union censures Austin fire chief

Days after the city announced that Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr had become the first woman elected to the International Association of Fire Chiefs board of directors, delegates from the labor union representing firefighters across the country voted in favor ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Prestigious award for Deltair self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) research and design team

Self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) designed by Avon Protection for the fire service industry, has been recognized with the Gold Industrial Designers Society of America, International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) for research relating to the Deltair ... [Published Hemming Fire & Rescue - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Cherry Hill Fire District's director out

Cherry Hill Fire Director Patrick Kelly, just a year and a half into the job, was removed from office Wednesday after the township's board of fire commissioners voted unanimously to eliminate his position.One commissioner called it a "business decision" ... [Published Philly.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

The 3 Big Questions for 911 Startups

The safety of our nation’s schoolchildren is something that is at the top of everybody’s list.Unfortunately, there are those who try to capitalize on the fear and uncertainty that surrounds these horrific incidents in the news. Seemingly highly credentialed ... [Published Avaya - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Employed Minority Firefighters Don't Reflect City's Population

PEORIA – Increasing diversity seems to be a major struggle for the Peoria Fire Department.Minorities make up just over 15% of that workforce, and some minority groups haven’t been hired in more than 15 years.Here’s a look:·  The last African-American ... [Published WYZZ-TV - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

How firefighter morale impacts performance

AMRick Markley, FR1 Editor-in-chiefFire dpartment morale, what's the big deal? It's not like firefighters are a bunch of hippies who sit around holding hands and singing songs about the many virtues of pine trees and spotted owls.Actually, if you are ... [Published Fire Chief - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

DLA Richmond Fire Department wins DoD award

RICHMOND - Last week Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond received word that its Fire Department won the 2012 Department of Defense Small Fire Department of the Year Award.This is the first time any fire department within Defense ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jun 29 2014]

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"So, it puts us in a position to have a voice in a very critical place to make sure we don't get run over by a bus and to make sure that the needs of the people of Horry County are thought of when you're talking about national standards" Crosby said
"Vietnam War veterans and all veterans deserve our highest respect and gratitude," said Chief Bill Metcalf, IAFC president. "It's long past due for those who returned after their military service and went on to serve their communities in the fire service to be formally praised and welcomed home."
"It can be done," Hoover said. "It takes hard work, willingness to listen, patience and keeping your eye on the ball. But we can succeed."
"I respect department heads who tell you what you need to hear and not what you want to hear" Pleus said. Kelly, who had aspirations to run a larger department, left DeLand for Tucson on good terms, Pleus added

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Prevent house fires with defensible space! [Published KHQ Right Now - Jul 22 2014]
HCFR classified as one of nation's busiest depa... [Published WMBF - Jul 18 2014]
Horry County Fire Rescue joins ranks of FDNY in... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Jul 18 2014]
The IAFC to Commemorate Vietnam War Veterans [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
Avon Protection’s Deltair Receives Gold Award [Published Al Defiya - Jul 17 2014]
Labor union censures Austin fire chief [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 16 2014]
07/15/2014 - California Fire Marshal earns ICC,... [Published Plumbing Engineer - Jul 15 2014]
California Fire Marshal Hoover Earns ICC, IAFC ... [Published Fire Engineering Magazine - Jul 11 2014]
Prestigious award for Deltair self-contained br... [Published Hemming Fire & Rescue - Jul 10 2014]
Avon's SCBA wins award [Published ADS Advance - Jul 10 2014]
Cherry Hill Fire District's director out [Published Philly.com - Jul 10 2014]
Cherry Hill fire district's director ousted [Published Philly.com - Jul 10 2014]
> Public-Safety Narrowband Voice Systems Can’t ... [Published Radio Resource Magazine - Jul 08 2014]
The 3 Big Questions for 911 Startups [Published Avaya - Jul 03 2014]
The 3 Big Questions for 911 Startups [Published Avaya Connected Blog - Jul 03 2014]
Employed Minority Firefighters Don't Reflect Ci... [Published WYZZ-TV - Jul 03 2014]
How firefighter morale impacts performance [Published Fire Chief - Jul 03 2014]
Enjoy a safe July 4th: Leave fireworks to the p... [Published La Junta Tribune - Jul 02 2014]
Industry News [Published Firehouse.Com - Jul 01 2014]
Watertown Fire Department battalion chief’s son... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Jun 29 2014]
DLA Richmond Fire Department wins DoD award [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jun 29 2014]
Danville firefighers 'Train like they fight' [Published Advocate Messenger - Jun 24 2014]
Germantown Fire Department prioritizes awarenes... [Published MenomoneeFallsNow - Jun 19 2014]
Missouri City to participate in 2014 Internatio... [Published Fort Bend Southwest Star - Jun 18 2014]
Fire preparedness workshops planned in Vail, Ed... [Published Vail Daily - Jun 17 2014]
East Whiteland Fire Company participates in tra... [Published Daily Local News - Jun 17 2014]
Metro Fire Chiefs appoints new officers and boa... [Published Hemming Fire & Rescue - Jun 16 2014]
Today’s 2013 TransCanada CSR Report Material Ar... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 11 2014]
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The 3 Big Questions for 911 Startups [Published Avaya Connected Blog - Jul 03 2014]
The safety of our nation’s schoolchildren is something that is at the top of everybody’s list. Unfortunately, there are those who try to capitalize on the fear and uncertainty that surrounds these horrific incidents in the news. Seemingly highly credentialed ...
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Daily feature from TransCanada's 2013 CSR Report SOURCE: TransCanada DESCRIPTION: On June 6, 2013 TransCanada Corporation officially released our 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report. The 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report was ...
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