Congressional Fire Services News
Get the latest news and updates from the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI), whose role is to educate members of Congress about fire and life safety issues.
Click on the following link for the latest CFSI information, congressional activities and upcoming events affecting public safety and the fire service, and webinars:
FEMA Training for Elected Fire Officials
These three Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) courses introduce elected fire officials to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework, which provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents, as well as an introduction and overview of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the relationship between NIMS and the Incident Command System.
The Daily Dispatch is an electronic newsletter distributed each weekday featuring current national and state news, trends, and fire service announcements in a format designed to meet the needs and interests of the busy elected fire officials and chief officers.
Elected fire officials are quickly able to decide and access what articles and issues are important through a convenient link to additional content and resources.