International Association of Women in Fire and Emergency Services News

Women In Fire Announces One-Day 2020 International Conference

With the continued growth and success of the Women in Fire (formerly iWomen) conferences at FDIC International in Indianapolis, the organization has found that it would be a benefit for members, attendees, and supporters to host a one-day conference each year. This one-day conference will continue to be collocated with FDIC International in Indianapolis. The plan is to host a networking event on Sunday and the opening ceremony on Monday morning followed by an outstanding line up of class offeri...

NVFC Releases A Joint Anti-Harassment, Bullying, And Discrimination Statement With Other Fire Safety Organizations

Members of the fire and emergency services pledge to serve and protect their communities from hazards of all kinds. Yet instances of bullying, harassment, and discrimination within the emergency services ranks persist. These actions are detrimental to the fire service, putting members in danger, discouraging people from joining or staying in the service, and tarnishing the reputation of the entire fire service community. The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), International Association of B...

U.S. Fire Administration Kicks Off Public Fire Safety Campaign On Home Smoke Alarms And Residential Fire Sprinklers

USFA launched an effort to encourage everyone to install and maintain home smoke alarms and sprinklers The nationwide ‘Install. Inspect. Protect. Campaign' will emphasise how important smoke alarms are to the saving of lives. The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has launched an effort to encourage everyone to install and maintain home smoke alarms and, if possible, sprinklers. More than 3,000 people die in home fires each year, and the majority of them have...

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