The INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF FIRE SERVICE INSTRUCTORS/THE ALLIANCE FOR FIRE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT has filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 11. The organization will continue to provide member benefits and services while repaying creditors under a plan to be submitted to the bankruptcy court and is located at P.O. Box 2320, Stafford, VA 22555.
HALE PRODUCTS, INC. has awarded Chief Keith Hetrick of the U.S. Army the first annual Hale Chief Award. Chief Hetrick received the award for his efforts in advancing the use of compressed-air foam for structural firefighting. Chief Hetrick is based at Fort Indiantown Gap in Annville, Pennsylvania. The award is given annually to the fire service executive who demonstrates outstanding commitment toward reducing life and property loss using advanced firefighting technologies.