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The 2013 annual Metropolitan (Metro) Fire Chiefs
Association conference took place in Phoenix, Arizona, April 5-11. About 110
Metro chiefs from Canada, China, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United
States attended. They elected new officers and board members, along with bestowing
the 2013 Metro Awards.
The conference’s educational program included an
update on the national drug shortage, an overview of the National Fallen Fire
Fighters behavioral health and vulnerability study, a presentation on social
media, as well as progress reports from the First Responder Network Authority
Board (FirstNet), Underwriters Laboratories, among others.
The 2014 Metro conference will be in Baltimore,
Maryland, May 31-June 5 at the Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards.
the press release for more information and a full list of appointees and