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Facebook Live discussion: International Firefighters’ Day – coming together in solidarity

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Facebook Live discussion: International Firefighters’ Day – coming together in solidarity
Join the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and volunteer fire-service leaders from across the globe for a Facebook Live discussion in honour of International Firefighters’ Day on 4 May. Panellists will discuss the importance of the volunteer fire service around the world, what brings us together and how we can...

Managing Airport Rescue & Fire Fighting (ARFF) services through the Covid-19 pandemic

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Managing Airport Rescue & Fire Fighting (ARFF) services through the Covid-19 pandemic
AFOA recently held a webinar on managing airport rescue and firefighting services through the Covid-19 pandemic, which was attended by over 100 delegates including airport fire officers and emergency planners from across the UK. The information-sharing exercise highlighted the importance of strong partnership working and communication with staff, training providers...

Upcoming webinars from the Association of Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP)

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Upcoming webinars from the Association of Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP)
The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has announced a programme of free passive fire protection (PFP) webinars. Some events are open to all and others to members only. Just click on the links below for further details and to reserve your place. The ASFP is dedicated to the protection...

MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri calls for EU and national policy on energy-efficient renovations to improve fire safety

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MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri calls for EU and national policy on energy-efficient renovations to improve fire safety
MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri (S&D, Finland) joined Fire Safe Europe in asking EU and national policymakers to ensure the surge of energy-efficient renovations in the EU also improves fire safety. Speaking at an event organised jointly with Fire Safe Europe and attended by 145 participants, Ms Kumpula-Natri MEP said that renovations...

AFOA seminar on Overcoming Impacts of Covid on Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Services

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AFOA seminar on Overcoming Impacts of Covid on Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Services
The devastating effects of the global pandemic on the air-travel industry are well known. The Airport Fire Officers Association (AFOA) invites members and associates to attend its online seminar on Thursday, 25 March in which a panel of speakers will share the multiple issues that airport fire services experienced during...

International Fire Fighter at FDIC International, Indianapolis 22–24 August 2021

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International Fire Fighter at FDIC International, Indianapolis 22–24 August 2021
The team at International Fire Fighter magazine and MDM Publishing are looking forward to returning to their first international trade show since the pandemic. We will be in Indianapolis from 20 to 25 August for FDIC International and look forward to catching up with old friends, industry colleagues and meeting...