This year marks the 25th anniversary of "Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery" ("CYCCYB") and the International Association of Fire Chiefs is looking for examples of how the program has helped save lives in your community. Your stories will be shared on the 2012 CYCCYB website as a way to demonstrate why its important to have working smoke alarms in residences.
The mayday event isn’t something that can be managed by policy or training alone; it’s something that needs to be discussed and practiced throughout a firefighter’s career. The focus for mayday events has historically been on the reaction side of the equation, but its just as important to focus on prevention and preparedness measures that can be taken.
This is a pressing issue for fire and emergency service organizations because it isn’t a matter of if a mayday will happen but when…
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The IAFC recently launched OpsNetLink, a new service providing weekly reports featuring original content and analysis on issues and challenges unique to operations leadership and management as well as a dynamic and secure virtual community to facilitate the sharing of solutions in response to the daily challenges that operations chiefs encounter.
In the most recent OpsNetlink report, the focus is on structural firefighting…Continue