Fire Headlines Podcast

WFCA's Podcast for the Latest Fire Service News

In the Fire Headlines weekly podcast, industry thought leaders Chief Bob Horton and Chief Jeff Buchanan team up with Western Fire Chiefs Association host Inanna Hencke to explore the most popular fire service news stories alongside subject matter experts from various backgrounds.

It is our collective mission to bring you, the listener, into the conversation about the rapidly changing landscape of emergency response in America. Together, we will assess both the challenges and opportunities that first responders face today.

Topics are selected from the most popular news stories from our newsletter, the Daily Dispatch (DD). The DD delivers FREE, daily, state-specific fire service news straight to your inbox. Sign up if you aren’t already a subscriber, and follow Fire Headlines on your podcast platform of choice to make sure you never miss an episode.

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We want to hear from you! If you have a topic, a question, or if you’ve read a recent article related to first responders that you think is worth a closer look, please reach out to us.


Fire Headlines Host

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Inanna Hencke joined the Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA) team in 2018, and serves as the Director of Association Management in addition to her role as Podcast Host. She works primarily with the Oregon Fire Chiefs Association (OFCA) and their affiliated Sections, providing even planning and administrative support.

Inanna received her undergraduate degree in Religious Studies from the University of Oregon, with a minor in Environmental Studies. In her free time, she can be found experimenting with vegan recipes, working on various art projects, horseback riding, and playing Dungeons & Dragons.

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