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IAFC Webinar on 4/16: Why Diversity Matters

April 16, 2024 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST The role of Chief Officers extends beyond recruitment and retention. It requires the ability to provide training and development opportunities that promote inclusivity and diversity in order to create unique spaces where everyone feels welcomed and supported. Let us work together to create a more inclusive […]

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Going Interior: Doing Hard Jobs and Living Well

Perception is Reality. Captain Bryson Rasmussen blends lofty ideals with common sense strategies and discusses how a positive mindset has helped him to balance family with a busy, successful career. Grand Junction Fire Department sponsors this work through our Peer Support Team, with the goal of educating and connecting our firefighters, EMTs, paramedics, and leadership.

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Why It’s Time for a Revolutionary Change in Emergency Medical Services

Let’s be clear: when we talk about abolishing aspects of the current EMS system, we don’t mean eliminating emergency medical response. Rather, it’s about dismantling outdated practices and reconstructing a system that aligns more effectively with contemporary healthcare needs.

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Understanding ISO and How to Improve Preparedness Before Your Next Review

ISO reviews play a critical role in evaluating the performance of fire departments. When the time comes for your next audit, will you feel confident you understand what training records need to be reported to the ISO and how to get the best score possible?

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New Atlanta ‘Micro Station’ Aims to Cut Down Response Times

The new facility is part of an effort by the Atlanta Fire and Rescue Department to reduce 9-1-1 wait times that have been plaguing the city since the pandemic — especially in areas with less access to health care. Crews in EMS Station 37 will respond to medical emergencies, in hopes of freeing up other stations and vehicles to

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Colorado’s fire districts called 911 about property taxes and lawmakers answered

It isn’t an exaggeration to say that without the Colorado legislature voting to fully backfill the state’s more than 250 fire protection districts, communities throughout this state wouldn’t be adequately protected in times of emergencies. More than 70% of Colorado fire departments are fire protection districts, which means they are almost completely funded by property

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