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Recognizing Outstanding Efforts

Ready, Set, Go! Program Awards
Posted By IAFC Staff - Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - Article rating: No rating

This March marks the program's third anniversary. Since its inception, the RSG! Program has grown to nearly 1,000 members; many of these members have achieved great local success. The RSG! Program awards recognize the exceptional efforts and achievements of fire departments and individual fire service members associated with implementing and maintaining a successful RSG! Program in their community. We're pleased to announce the award's...

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Successful Launch of Spanish-Language Toolkit for the Ready, Set, Go! Program

Posted By IAFC Staff - Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - Article rating: No rating

The Ready, Set, Go! Program, with the help of Austin Fire Department, successfully launched their new Spanish-Language Toolkit, complete with a media advisory template, outreach to civic group template, National Action Guide, PowerPoint template, and presentation audience feedback form. The nationwide release of Spanish-language RSG resources is made possible with the dedication of the Austin, San Diego, and Santa Fe Fire Departments as well...

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Fire Management Today

Posted By IAFC Staff - Monday, August 4, 2014 - Article rating: No rating

A house inside of the Fourmile Canyon Fire near Boulder, CO, in the wildland-urban interface. The 7,000-acre fire claimed nearly 170 houses in the first days of the blaze. For several of the houses that were saved, the homeowners had properly prepared their land for the potential of wildfire, including building with fire-resistant materials, as well as preparing defensible, fuel-minimized spaces in the areas surrounding the structure. Photo by...

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The IAFC represents the leadership of firefighters and emergency responders worldwide. Its mission is to support current and future career, volunteer, fire-rescue and EMS chiefs, chief fire officers, company officers and managers of emergency service organizations throughout the international community through vision, information, education, services and representation to enhance their professionalism and capabilities.

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