Fire Prevention & Protection, Firefighting

NEWS IN BRIEF

Issue 7 and Volume 160.

Cade confirmed as U.S. Fire Administrator In May, the U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Chief Gregory B. Cade as U.S. Fire Administrator. Cade, a 40-year veteran of the fire service, served the past eight years as chief and emergency services coordinator for the Virginia Beach (VA) Fire Department. He also served on the National Urban Search and Rescue Team Advisory Board and was a sponsoring agency chief for Virginia Task Force 2. He has also been a long-time member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs. Cade succeeds former U.S. Fire Administrator Chief R. David Paulison, who is now administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Fire Engineering staff receives award The editorial staff of Fire Engineering was awarded the 2007 Jesse H. Neal Award for “best single theme or special issue of a magazine” for its May 2006 issue dedicated to “Hurricane Katrina Response and Recovery.” The issue was selected…

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