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FDIC International 2019 Show News

    FDIC INTERNATIONAL 2019

    Women in Fire Announces One-Day FDIC International 2020 Conference

    05/31/2019

    With the continued growth and success of the Women in Fire (formerly iWomen) conferences at FDIC International in Indianapolis, the organization has found that it would be a benefit for members, attendees, and supporters to host a one-day conference each year. This one-day conference will continue to be colocated with FDIC International in Indianapolis. The plan is to host a networking event on Sunday and the opening ceremony on Monday morning followed by an outstanding lineup of class offerings.

    Halton: We Owe You a Ticker Tape Parade

    04/11/2019

    On Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Opening Ceremony Day 2 at FDIC International 2019, FDIC Education Director Chief (Ret.) Bobby Halton addressed the crowd of more than 2,500 attendees.

    Aaron Fields: Comfort Is the Enemy of Growth

    04/11/2019

    "Work fixes everything," said Aaron Fields of the Seattle (WA) Fire Department as he addressed the crowd at FDIC International 2019's second day of Opening Ceremonies.

    Doherty: 'The Art of the Possible'

    04/11/2019

    As a featured speaker on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at the Opening Ceremony Day 2 at FDIC International, Paul Doherty, president and CEO of The Digit Group, Inc., spoke on “Firefighting in the Age of Smart Cities.” 

    FDIC International 2019: A Look at the 2019 Awardees

    04/11/2019

    On Thursday at FDIC International 2019, Captain Bill Gustin of the Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue Department received the 2019 Tom Brennan Lifetime Achievement Award and Anthony “Andoni” Kastros received the 2019 Fire Engineering/ISFSI George D. Post Instructor of the Year Award.

    National Fire Heritage Center Inducts Hall Members at FDIC International 2019

    04/11/2019

    On Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Opening Ceremony Day 2 of FDIC International 2019, the National Fire Heritage Center (NFHC), which serves as a research facility for fire departments, collectors, fire service professionals, and others who need detailed specifications, base information, and general history relative to the fire service, inducted six members to its Hall of Legends, Legacies, and Leaders (HLLL). 

    Courage and Valor Award: Bradford T. Clark

    04/10/2019

    Lieutenant Bradford T. Clark, of Hanover County (VA) Fire-EMS, was honored with the 2019 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award at the FDIC International 2019 Opening Ceremony Day 1 on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis before a standing-room-only crowd of more than 3,000 attendees.

    Keynoter Paul Combs: 'Build It!'

    04/10/2019

    Lieutenant Paul Combs from the Bryan (OH) Fire Department addressed the assembled crows at Wednesday's FDIC International 2019 Opening Ceremony.

    Halton: The Best Damn Job We've Ever Had

    04/10/2019

    On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at the Opening Ceremony Day 1 of FDIC International 2019, FDIC Education Director Chief (Ret.) Bobby Halton fired up the standing-room only crowd of more than 3,500 attendees with his Welcome Remarks.

    FIRE ENGINEERING FDIC COVERAGE

    News in Brief: June 2019

    Fire industry news from June 2019, including a look back at this year's FDIC International.

    Women in Fire Announces One-Day FDIC International 2020 Conference

    With the continued growth and success of the Women in Fire (formerly iWomen) conferences at FDIC International in Indianapolis, the organization has found that it would be a benefit for members, attendees, and supporters to host a one-day conferen...

    FDIC International 2019: Intense, Invaluable, and Unique

    Jerry Knapp reviews some of the highlights from this year's FDIC International and describes why the conference keeps drawing him back year after year.

    FIRE RESCUE MAGAZINE

    Personal vs. Personnel Accountability: It Starts With Me

    Accountable firefighters build accountable companies. Accountable companies build accountable organizations.

    How You Run Your Firehouse Is How You Run Your Fire Scene

    As leaders, how we develop our firefighters will be reflected on in the future of our fire department. 

    The 21st Century Instructor

    “We can’t train today’s firefighters like we were trained, because the fire service we were trained for no longer exists.” 

    FIRE APPARATUS & EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT

    Apparatus Showcase: July 2019

    A collection of recent fire apparatus deliveries for July 2019.

    Thermal Imaging: Training with the TI

    The more you use the TIC during training, the more proficient you will become.

    Packed Aisles Mark Successful FDIC International 2019

    The exhibits continued to perfectly complement the hands-on training and classroom instruction firefighters received all week. After using and discussing many of the products on the floor, firefighters got to see them up close and personal during ...