Midwest Vendor Show April 3 in Novi

by mobrian on March 12, 2014

Midwest Largest One-Day Fire and Emergency Services Vendor Show

Suburban Collection Showplace 46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI 48374

10:00AM – 3:00PM


Admission – $20 Expo Only or $35 includes 8:30AM Keynote Presentation (All Admissions Include Lunch)

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MAFC Winter Conference

by mobrian on February 3, 2014

Training for the Entire Fire Service

The Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs is hosting the winter workshop February 28-March 1, 2014 at the Bay City Double Tree

New sessions and information you need to be successful in today’s fire service

  • Active Shooter protocol
  • Marketing Leadership
  • Changing the culture of the fire service
  • EMS and the Affordable Care Act
  • Fire Chief’s Roundtable with Michigan’s elite fire chiefs

Sign up today and make sure you are part of this great conference.



New Part 74 Rules Released

April 25, 2013

Changes to Continual and Baseline Training Last week MIOSHA released the updated rule set for Part 74, Firefighting.  The new rule set brings in changes to continual training as well as baseline training.  The updated standard was updated an includes changes that are important for the entire fire service. Take a look at the changes here

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Saving the City of Detroit (Updated)

April 25, 2012

Will the Burn Documentary Help the Detroit Fire Department The Detroit Fire Department was highlighted on NBC Nightly News last night.  The 3 minute video highlights the problem faced with the one of the busiest fire departments in the nation.   Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Here is additional information, […]

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Free Medical CE (Online)

April 6, 2012

Medical CE’s for Free? Jeff Latkowski, a Fire Fighter for ten years, saw that his and most other departments were turning to online education to fulfill the continuing medical education requirements of the State. With his 12 years of production experience he teamed up with Geoff Lasser, a Fire Fighter and medical IC, to create […]

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Michigan’s Fireworks Law

March 10, 2012

Learn some of the newest information on Michigan’s Consumer Fireworks Law

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2011 United States Firefighter Fatalities

January 3, 2012

U.S. Fire Administration Announces 2011 On-Duty Firefighter Fatalities EMMITSBURG, MD — The United States Fire Administration (USFA) announced today there were 81 on-duty firefighter fatalities in the United States as a result of incidents that occurred in 2011. This represents an almost seven percent decrease from the 87 fatalities reported for 2010. The 81 fatalities […]

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Joey DiBernardo, A True Hero

November 27, 2011

This is a post from the Secret List from Billy G and Firefighter Close Calls, we felt the need to spread the word, and ask you do the same! We did not want today and tomorrow to pass without ALL of you knowing a bit about Joey DiBernardo. * Joey is the FDNY Lieutenant who […]

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NFPA Needs Assessment

November 8, 2011

NFPA has conducted a series of national surveys to identify the needs of the fire service for resources required to safely and effectively carry out their responsibilities. The surveys indicated the resources fire departments had, while NFPA codes and standards and other national guidance documents defined the requirements. The gaps between resources in hand and […]

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