The mission of IFMA is to aid in the preservation of life and property by advocating, promoting, and providing leadership in the prevention or mitigation of fire, explosions, and other related hazardous conditions.
Hello and greetings from your IFMA President. Let me begin with a few words of introduction. My name is David Lynam and I serve not only as your IFMA president but I am the Fire Marshal and Deputy Building Official for Kitsap County in Washington State. I have been involved with IFMA beginning as a Chapter President almost twenty years ago. I…(Show moreShow less)
When it comes to fire prevention and protection, safety is not something we can take for granted. NFPA believes that a fully functioning safety ecosystem is made up of eight key elements that play critical roles in fire, life and electrical safety. When these elements work together, we see a positive influence on safety best practices. When one of…(Show moreShow less)
Robert Morris Executive Director, IFIA The IFIA is in the planning stages for the 2019 annual conference in East Peoria. The dates are March 20 – 22, with a free preconference the afternoon of the 19th. Mark your calendar now, and watch for additional details regarding topics and registrations. If you know someone who would like to present a…(Show moreShow less)
Ali: I am under the presumption that an existing stationary fire pump is out of order due to an unplanned occurrence or due to work that was planned in advance. There appears to be no specific NFPA standards requirements for temporary fire pumps for a water-based fire protection system. NFPA 20 requires stationary fire pumps to be…
lightning safety and lightning protection education Be sure to join the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) and the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) next Monday as we partner to host a Twitter Chat during Lightning Safety Awareness Week, June 24-30, 2018. #LightningSafetyWeek aims to educate the public about lightning safety and…(Show moreShow less)
My department is currently using Aegis Fire Records to collect our Data in regards to providing Fire and Life Safety programs; we are looking for different options. Can anyone provide me with an alternate solution?
Ronald Farr NVFC Lifetime Achievement Award Award sponsored by Rosenbauer America Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Ronald Farr with his wife, Wendi, and NVFC Michigan Directors Paul Wayco and Cliff Messing Ronald Farr has been an active member of the Michigan fire service for over 50 years. He joined the Plainwell Fire Department in 1967 and…(Show moreShow less)
The Texas Fire Marshals' Association is attempting to gather information from across Texas on the use of Mobile Fuel Vendors. Please complete the following survey and help us gather the necessary info. The survey should take no more than 5-7 minutes. Mobile Fuel Vendor Survey We need responses no later than Tuesday, at 5:00 p.m. Thank you…(Show moreShow less)