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10 Things to Do at FDIC 2015

FDIC, the World’s Largest Firefighter Training Conference and Exhibition, will be held 20-25 April 2015 at the Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. This international event is one of the most important and influential fire safety and professional development gatherings. With a strong selection of training and short courses and a large…

Compressed Air Withstands the Heat

Summer is approaching in the United States. Outdoor activities and gatherings will again become central pieces of day to day life. Cold beverages will be served. Meals will be grilled. And compressed air will be a huge part of it—as always, behind the scenes. When the temperature soars in Los Angeles, compressed air will keep…

Ensuring Safe Air for Volunteer Firefighters

FDIC was held this past month in Indianapolis. The annual FDIC event brings together firefighters and emergency responders from all over the United States (as well as some international representatives) to share experience, train, celebrate, and honor their vital profession. It is each and every time a thrilling and inspiring event to see firefighters from…

10 Things to Do at FDIC 2014

FDIC, the World’s Largest Firefighter Training Conference and Exhibition, will be held 7 – 12 April 2014 at the Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. This international event is one of the most important and influential fire safety and professional development gatherings. With a strong selection of training and short courses…

Congratulations, Oakland Volunteer Fire Company!

Nearly 70% of the firefighters in the United States are volunteer firefighters, and roughly two-thirds of all fire departments are volunteer fire departments (VFDs). That is more than 750,000 emergency service personnel and 21,000 VFDs! VFDs play an essential role in the national emergency response network. While departments everywhere—VFDs and standard fire departments—have increasingly been…