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Featured Blog Posts – July 2009 Archive (3)

IAFF–Metro Fire Chiefs Joint Statement

July 30, 2009

IAFF–Metro Fire Chiefs Joint Statement

Despite Financial Crisis, Safety of Fire Fighters and the Public Must Remain Top Priority

Washington, DC –

The International Association of Fire Fighters and the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs

Association today issued a joint statement regarding the safety of fire fighters, paramedics and the public

during the ongoing economic crisis.

The statement acknowledges the severe economic… Continue

Added by Bobby Halton on July 30, 2009 at 2:14pm — No Comments

Congressional Fire Services Institute Webinar Series

Congressional Fire Services Institute Webinar Series

CFSI Webinar Series

America Burning: Looking Back on A Vision for

Reducing the Threat of Fire in Our Nation

DATE: 7/31/2009

TIME: 2:00 - 3:00PM EST

LOCATION: Your personal computer!

COST: Free

RSVP: Email by 7/30/2009

Moderated by Bill Webb, CFSI Executive Director, the program… Continue

Added by Bobby Halton on July 27, 2009 at 11:44am — No Comments

Fire Engineering/FDIC Contributor Bennie Crane Passes Away

Bennie Crane passed away on July 4, 2009, after a long illness. A popular speaker and certified facilitator, Crane began his fire service career with the Chicago (IL) Fire Department in 1961 and retired as district chief in 1995. He was a field instructor with the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute and Northwestern University. Crane was a longtime member of the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) Associate Advisory Board, reviewing call for presentations… Continue

Added by Bobby Halton on July 6, 2009 at 11:23am — 1 Comment

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