FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute Leadership Programs

Jun 22, 2015

FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI),located in Emmitsburg, Maryland, is seeking applicants for a number of leadership programs they offer free of charge. (Read more)


FY2016 First Semester of NFA Resident Classes closes June 15

Jun 12, 2015

The application period for the FY2016 First Semester of National Fire Academy resident classes closes in just 4 days on June 15. The first semester includes those classes scheduled from October 1, 2015 – March 31, 2016. June 15th is…


Operational Lessons Learned in Disaster Response from USFA

Jun 1, 2015

This free USFA report looks at after action reviews from major disasters of the past decade to gain insight into lessons learned. It identifies gaps and needs in first responder training and resources and presents solutions that serve to better…


2015 International Fire/EMS Safety & Health Week

May 21, 2015

The National Volunteer Fire Council and the International Association of Fire Chiefs are pleased to announce that the 2015 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week will be held the week of June 14-20. The theme this year is “Creating a…


Remain Alert for Suspicious Activity

May 20, 2015

Recent attacks and ongoing threats to law enforcement, military, and other government personnel by terrorist groups and homegrown violent extremists (HVEs) should remind all first responders of the potential to become targets of violence or to be called to respond…


Fire Chief of the Year Nominations Due June 5

May 12, 2015

One Career and One Volunteer Chief will be honored at FRI.Time is running out to submit your nomination for the IAFC’s Fire Chief of the Year. This prestigious award, presented by the IAFC in partnership with Pierce Manufacturing, recognizes one…

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