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Getting at the root of juvenile fire setters behavior

A 15-year-old New York teen made headlines this week after he doused his two-story home with gasoline and set it on fire, killing his two adoptive brothers and father.In the aftermath of tragedies like this one, fire fighters, fire investigators, mental health practitioners and others connected to t... [More]

New Online Degree Program to be Available for IAFF members

The IAFF through a collaboration with Penn Foster College will provide an A.S. Degree Program in Fire Service to its active members. The Princeton Review will provide the online service. The program is designed to meet the needs of working fire fighters seeking to advance their careers and will be... [More]

Bringing Survivors Together

Forty young burn survivors are forging new friendships and memories this week as they participate in the IAFF’s annual international Burn Camp. General President Harold Schaitberger will speak to teens on their week-long visit to Washington, DC, and the group will also get to meet local fir... [More]

Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup

We are deploying a couple of our HazMat instructors to assist with training workers heading to clean up the Gulf Coast and probably the Atlantic Coast from the BP oil disaster.  Chip Hughes, our granting partner from NIEHS sent these amazing photos of the oil rig fire…119 workers survive... [More]

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