Fire Service Industry News: Fire Chief and International Expert Takes Leadership Role with IFRM

10/20/2013
To help meet the growing demand for firefighter aid, the International Fire Relief Mission has brought on an expert in firefighting, training, international travel and logistics to organize and oversee its teams that travel around the world on its behalf. Reminderville, Ohio Fire Chief Thomas Plunkett brings 22 years of firefighter leadership experience to IFRM. In addition, he is a noted world traveler with more than eight years of assisting firefighters overseas through nongovernment organizations. "The requests for help from firefighters around the world are pouring in faster than at any other time since IFRM began in 2007," said IFRM President Ron Gruening. "We are al...

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