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WFCA Quarterly Newsletter

Jul 28, 2022

2022 | Q2 It has been an exciting quarter at the Western Fire Chiefs Association, including the recent activity of two WFCA members taking on…


The Western Fire Chiefs Association Introduces Its Wildland Fire Map to Communities and News Sources, Protecting Lives and Land

Jul 11, 2022

As the country prepares for a summer of excessive heat and drought, the Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA) introduces its Fire Map to provide near real-time information about active wildfires.

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FirstNet Incident Support for COMLs

May 16, 2022

Communications, FirstNet and AT&T Interoperable communications are an essential element of any emergency response activity; responders need to communicate with dispatch, members of their team, command or on-scene staff, and personnel from different disciplines, agencies, and jurisdictions. Jurisdictions generally make…

WFCA Economic Update


WFCA Economic Update

May 10, 2022

Western Fire Chiefs Association Economic Update Presented by Anirban Basu Dr. Basu has been called an economist with a personality, or alternatively, one with a sense of humor. He has twice been recognized as one of Maryland’s 50 most influential…


Quarterly Newsletter: 2022 | Q1

Apr 27, 2022

A Busy Start to 2022 The WFCA Board is proud to announce the endorsement of Josh Waldo for IAFC 2nd VP. Chief Waldo is WFCA’s…


Quarterly Newsletter: 2021 | Q4

Jan 20, 2022

WFCA wrapped up 2021 with the Annual Presidents’ Forum in beautiful Arizona. The conference was well attended and we enjoyed being able to network with…

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