The IAFC Terrorism and Homeland Security Committee has released its expanded Terrorism Response: A Checklist and Guide for Fire Chiefs and Community Preparedness Leaders, 3rd Edition.
Ohio wildland firefighters are playing a Texas-sized role in helping to control record-setting numbers of wildfires in the drought-stricken Lone Star State, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Forestry.
AT 1745 HOURS ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2010, New York City (NYC) was impacted by a severe storm that taxed all of its first responder agencies. Following the storm, the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) resources performed beyond expectation in emergency and recovery operations for 14 days.
The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) announced today it will provide grants of approximately $500 - $1,000 to fund Ready, Set, Go! homeowner protection (RSG) programs for small and rural volunteer fire departments.
Hurricane Irene soaked the East Coast, sending tons of water down upon the Great Dismal Swamp Fire in Virginia, however it wasn't enough water to extinguish the wildfire entirely.
Register for the Fire Corps Academy classes taking place on Friday, August 19. Three sessions are available covering an introduction to Fire Corps, how to start and implement a program, and Fire Corps’ role in disaster response.
On the heels of the southwestern region's intense fire season, a new book co-edited by Dean Lueck, a University of Arizona agricultural and resource economics professor, is being finalized for its December release.
The National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Firewise Communities/USA® Recognition Program is celebrating its 10th anniversary and honoring nine original pilot sites for their continued participation and successes in reducing wildfire risks.