IAFC to Develop Rail Safety Program Thanks to ALERT Grant
October 7, 2015
Fairfax, Va. – With support from a new $2.6 million federal grant, the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) will develop a training program for first responders to effectively manage emergency events involving rail
So once again a short video clip of a fire has created a great stir in the world of the internet. The latest video came from California and shows crews operating on a working fire in what appears to be an auto repair shop.
When we look at society we are surrounded by change. Over the course of my short 38 years here, we no longer allow smoking in most public places (as a matter of fact, I can’t even imagine what it used to be like to fly in a cabin full of cigarette smoke for hours).
Thanks to funding from the Department of Homeland Security, Assistance to Firefighters Grant, the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) is honored to release the second phase of training video
Our collective foundation has been shaken. Beliefs that have guided firefighters at countless incidents for many decades have been proven incorrect, and the actions based upon them potentially hazardous.