The Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association (FAMA) awarded its 2017 Phillip L. Turner Fire Protection Scholarship to Oklahoma State University student Brett Seggerman.
Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association has selected Glenn Corbett for its 2017 Life Safety Advocate Award.
A seasoned executive from a leading fire apparatus manufacturer once said, "Fire apparatus are like snowflakes and fingerprints. They are all extremely unique, and even with sister trucks, no two are ever exactly identical."
UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (UL FSRI) recently launched a national program aimed at enlisting fire service professionals in its “Close Before You Doze” campaign, which educates consumers about the importance of closing doors inside their home at night.
The Fire Department Safety Officers Association will introduce a hands-on Fire Pump and Accessories with Proper Pump Testing class on Sunday, January 14th, 2018, as part of the 30th Annual Apparatus Symposium.
IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger statement on the passing of Hollywood legend and MDA leader Jerry Lewis.
Both are highly accomplished individuals with impressive career, educational, and certification credentials as well as civic involvement; their commitment to the fire service and their communities.
House Appropriations Committee approves $44.3B spending bill for DHS.
The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the PulsePoint Foundation (PulsePoint) today announced a strategic partnership to reinforce the use of mobile phones and apps to connect nearby CPR-trained citizens and off-duty professional rescuers with people in cardiac arrest. The collaboration also endeavors to develop strategies for utilizing public safety data in new and innovative ways. The alliance will be highlighted at Fire-Rescue International, the annual conference and expo of the IAFC being held in Charlotte, NC, July 26-29, 2017.
The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) applauds the recent decision by Republican Governor Rick Scott of Florida to veto HB 653, a bill dealing with requirements for retrofitting high-rise condominium buildings with fire sprinklers and other types of safety systems.