We Key the Mic for COVID Innovators

Author: Key the Mic Staff
Published: 11/19/2020
The most-clicked articles in the Daily Dispatch are often about innovation in the fire service. These popular stories illustrate how chiefs, firefighters, and other creative thinkers developed new tools to get the job done. Key the Mic, our new podcast, will introduce you to these inventive minds, and take a closer look at how their ideas became a reality.     read more

Bringing Tech to the Table: Welcoming WFCA’s New Senior Technology Advisor, David Blankinship

Author: Daily Dispatch
Published: 2/03/2020
David Blankinship has joined Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA) as its new Senior Technology Advisor, and will be at the forefront of Western's work to prioritize technological progress in emergency response. Daily Dispatch had the opportunity to speak with David about his new role and what the future could hold for tech in public safety.     read more

Discussing IAFC’s National Mutual Aid System (NMAS) with Chief Kim Zagaris

Author: Western Fire Chiefs Association
Published: 1/28/2020
Daily Dispatch had the opportunity to discuss the IAFC’s National Mutual Aid System (NMAS) with WFCA’s Wildfire Policy and Technology Advisor, Kim Zagaris. As the former State Fire and Rescue Chief for the State of California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), and current Chair of IAFC’s Emergency Management Committee, Chief Zagaris’ extensive background in incident operations and command lends him an educated and insightful perspective on unfolding emergency management initiatives.     read more

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