The Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) shares recommendations for departments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We write to strongly urge you to include language that would repeal Section 6103 in Title VI of P.L. 112-96 in any stimulus legislation related to the COVID-19 pandemic,”
Across the nation, fire and emergency medical services (EMS) organizations are engaged in community-wide efforts to respond to the COVID-19 emergency.
Departments will have two key opportunities to request water in 2020 to support immediate and upcoming wildfire-related incidents.
If firefighting turnout gear is not decontaminated properly after a fire, these firefighters can carry the harmful chemicals to their firehouses and homes.
Marek was honored by Spartan at an awards ceremony at the Fire Department Safety Officers Association’s (FDSOA) Fire Apparatus, Safety, and Maintenance Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Key Fire Hose is donating $5,000 to the City Harvest of New York, which will provide 5,000 meals—the first 2,977 meals in remembrance of the 9/11 victims and their families.
The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is pleased to announce that the next NVFC Training Summit will take place June 26-27, 2020, in Orlando, Florida. Pre-register here to save your spot and get updates as event information becomes available. Launched in 2014, the Training Summit provides an opportunity for first responders from across the country...
MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have awarded new turnout gear to two additional departments through MSA’s Globe Gear Giveaway. A total of 13 departments will each receive four new sets of state-of-the-art turnouts in 2019 to help them increase the safety of their firefighters.
On August 19, 2019, the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) announced that Mark Light has retired from his position as CEO and Executive Director.