Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) News

Checkmate Fire Congratulates Team Members For Their Recent Achievements In Leadership And Management Qualification

At Checkmate Fire, they’re constantly looking at ways to improve the service to clients – and they believe there’s no better way to do this than investing in the biggest asset: workforce. As a continuous process, they ensure that their people have the opportunity to further both their careers, and their expertise within the business. Through additional training and qualifications, they aim to have the most motivated and knowledgeable team possible – and they’re mak...

West Midlands Fire Service Announces Hosting Road Traffic Collision Rescue Challenges At ESS 2019

West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) announced that it will be hosting two realistic and interactive road traffic collision (RTC) rescue challenges at this year’s Emergency Services Show. Extrication Challenge Taking place at the NEC, National Exhibition Centre Birmingham, United Kingdom from 18 to 19 September, 2019, the Extrication and First Aid & Trauma Challenges will provide an arena for some of the UK’s best rescue personnel to come together and develop their proficiency lev...

The Fire Safety Event 2019 Announces The List Of Exhibitors Participating In The Exhibition

Western Business Events (WBE), host of The Fire Safety Event, is in the final week of preparations before it opens the doors at the NEC on 9th-11th April for its largest edition yet. Now in its third year, The Fire Safety Event has seen phenomenal growth since its inception in 2016. The event, which began with 16 exhibitors now boasts over 50 exhibitors for its 2019 edition. High-profile incidents in recent years have put a spotlight on the industry and The Fire Safety Event recognises it has a...

Chief Russ Sanders To Be Honored At 31st Annual National Fire & Emergency Services Dinner

The Congressional Fire Services Institute’s Board of Directors has chosen Chief Russ Sanders to receive the 2019 CFSI/Motorola Solutions Mason Lankford Fire Service Leadership Award. The official award presentation will take place during the 31st Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner on April 25, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Public Safety And Prevention VFIS Executive Vice President Dr. Bill Jenaway noted, “Russ Sanders has distinguished himself on so many levels and in s...

Fire Excellence Awards 2009 – Open For Entries

Entries to the Fire Excellence Awards 2009 are now open. In association with the Fire Industry Association (FIA) and running alongside Fire & Rescue 2009 and International Firex shows, the awards celebrate and acknowledge excellence in fire safety engineering, product design and innovation, and highly skilled fire and rescue practise. The awards, which will be presented at a ceremony on Tuesday 12 May at Hilton Birmingham Metropole, are further supported by the Chief Fire Officers Asso...

IFE Achieves Awarding Body Recognition By Ofqua

The Institution of Fire Engineers is celebrating recognition by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) as an approved awarding body. This places the IFE shoulder to shoulder with other awarding bodies such as City & Guilds and Edexcel. Wide-ranging approval has been conferred for the development of general and vocationally related qualifications for the fire sector at levels 1, 2 and 3 and also higher level awards at level 4. This significant milestone strength...

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