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The IAFC Launches a New Online Training: Fire Adapted Communities for the Fire Service

Posted By Jennifer Dietz - Thursday, August 15, 2019 - Article rating: No rating

This course is designed for members of fire and emergency response organizations operating in an area with wildland urban interface (WUI). It will introduce them to the key components of working with their community to adapt to the wildland fire threat.

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Red Flag Warning Smart Practices Recording Available

Posted By Jennifer Dietz - Thursday, August 1, 2019 - Article rating: No rating

The recording of last month’s RSG! Program’s Red Flag Warning Smart Practices Webinar is available. The webinar features presentations from Fire Chiefs Mark Novak (Vail, Colorado, Fire Department) and Craig Daugherty (San Juan County, New Mexico, Fire Department) on the smart practices they implement during Red Flag Warnings. 

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Red Flag Warning Smart Practices Webinar

Posted By Jennifer Dietz - Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - Article rating: No rating

Join Fire Chiefs Mark Novak (Vail, Colorado, Fire Department) and Craig Daugherty (San Juan County, New Mexico, Fire Department) on July 1 at 3:00 PM ET to learn about the smart practices you can implement ahead of and during a Red Flag Warning. RSG staff also will provide an overview of the Red Flag Warning resource (PDF), a customizable tool that can be used to increase your community's situational awareness during high fire...

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Honoring an RSG Pioneer

Posted By Jennifer Dietz - Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - Article rating: 5.0

The Ready, Set, Go! Program Special Recognition Award recognized John Cowie for his exceptional efforts with Barnegat Volunteer Fire Department and New Jersey Forest Fire Service.

 

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2019 RSG AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE WINNER

Posted By Jennifer Dietz - Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - Article rating: No rating

The Ready, Set, Go Awards recognize the exceptional efforts and achievements of career and volunteer fire departments, state agencies and individual fire service members associated with implementing and maintaining a successful RSG! Program to help reach fire-adapted goals within their communities. The winners use RSG as a pre-fire mitigation and preparedness outreach program to improve wildland fire dialogue with the residents they serve.

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