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Attend the 26th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner and Seminars Program

Thu, Apr 17, 2014

Before 2,000 fire and emergency officials assemble together at the Washington Hilton for the Congressional Fire Services Institute's 26th annual dinner tradition May 1st, many of them will be spending their time in Washington, DC meeting with their members of Congress and attending the CFSI seminars program.

Application Period Opens for National Fire Academy Classes

Thu, Apr 17, 2014

The application period for the first semester of National Fire Academy resident classes opens April 15. The application period closes June 15.

Air Bag Avoidance, Part 1: Air Bag Locations

Thu, Apr 17, 2014

In part 1 of this four-part series, Brock Archer examines the types of air bags responders will encounter and where they are located in vehicles.

I Knew You'd Come

Thu, Apr 17, 2014

David Griffin reflects on Bobby Halton's 2014 Opening Ceremony speech.

Fireground Safety Tips

Wed, Apr 16, 2014

Thomas N. Warren asks "So, what can the average firefighter, operating daily in his fire company, do to operate safely and improve the NFPA death and injury numbers for 2014?"

FDIC 2014 Recap: BullEx Showcases New and Upcoming Products

Wed, Apr 16, 2014

Visitors to BullEx’s inside booth received an exclusive preview of its digital hoseline trainer, which will be formally launched later this year.

FDIC 2014 Recap: Toyne Puts Brand, Apparatus on Display at FDIC 2014

Wed, Apr 16, 2014

The respected emergency vehicle manufacturer showcased its amplified brand and custom Toyne Tailored Apparatus at FDIC 2014.

Still Time to Apply for the Action Training Systems Training Giveaway

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

Through the ATS/NVFC $250K Training Giveaway, eligible departments can apply for a training package that provides 20 department members with free access to Essentials of Fire Fighting online training for one year.

Pull-A-Part Hosting Jaws of Life Certification Training in Knoxville

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

Tennessee firefighters and EMTs are required to be certified in vehicle extraction practices. According to Rick Herrell, Assistant Chief of the Rural Metro Fire Department, one of the biggest challenges in carrying out this training is finding a sufficient number of vehicles for trainees to practice on.

Coral Springs (FL) Teaches Safety to Kids with Safety Town Program

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

The city of Coral Springs, Florida, has established a program known as Safety Town to educate children on the basics of staying safe.

UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute Partners with NIST, FDNY for New Online Training Program

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

UL FSRI announced the release of "Scientific Research for the Development of More Effective Tactics"--a free online course that serves as a culmination of the full-scale field experiments performed on Governors Island by the Fire Department of New York, NIST, and UL.

iCERT Statement on Funding Principles to Support the Continued Evolution of 911 Services and Systems

Sat, Apr 12, 2014

The Industry Council for Emergency Response Technologies (iCERT) today announced the association's recently developed policy position on Funding Principles to Support the Continued Evolution of 911 Services and Systems.

Live-Stream Presentation by IFSI Director

Sat, Apr 12, 2014

Royal Mortenson, director for the Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) will make a presentation on April 17 that will be live streamed.

FDIC 2014: Steve Kerber of UL

Fri, Apr 11, 2014

Steve Kerber of Underwriters Laboratories, this year's winner of the George D. Post/Fire Engineering Instructor of the Year Award, will be discussing fire dynamics and research during today's FDIC 2014 live Google Hangout.

Morris: We Are Obligated to Practice Risk Management

Fri, Apr 11, 2014

Walter Morris, training program manager of the Maine Fire Service Institute, is a staunch believer in the statement, "Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it."

Chat: Fire Service Court at FDIC 2014

Fri, Apr 11, 2014

At FDIC 2014, the firefighter-attorneys of Fire Service Court radio--Chip Comstock, John K. Murphy, Brad Pinsky, and Curt Varone--discuss the legal outlook for firefighting in the year ahead. Watch this space for today's Google Hangout archive.

DuPont Wins Nomex Trademark Infringement Case

Thu, Apr 10, 2014

DuPont announced today that the District Court of The Hague in the Netherlands has ruled against protective garment manufacturer, R.J.N. DALMEIJER BEHEERMAATSCHAPPIJ B.V., which also does business under the name DAPRO SAFETY, and some of its trading partners in a trademark infringement case regarding the DuPont and Nomex trademarks.

Pierce Introduces All-New Saber Chassis at FDIC 2014

Thu, Apr 10, 2014

Pierce unveiled an enhanced version of its Saber custom chassis today at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis.

FDIC 2014: Operating Above the Fire

Wed, Apr 9, 2014

Milwaukee (WI) Battalion Chief Erich Roden discusses overachievers and innovators in the fire service during his FDIC 2014 keynote.

Register Now for NVFC Training Summit

Tue, Apr 8, 2014

Registration and course selection is now open for the National Volunteer Fire Council's (NVFC) Training Summit.

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