VIDEO: Indianapolis is hosting fire departments from across the world for the 96th annual Fire Department International Conference.
This is the 29th year Indianapolis has hosted the event, which begins Monday and runs through Saturday. It’s North America’s largest firefighter conference and will showcase the latest safety techniques and the newest fire tools and gear.
More than 30,000 firefighters are expected this week in Marion County. Fire and rescue professionals from around the world will have access to 250 high-quality, world-class instructors and 91 workshops.
More than 800 companies will display products and services. There will also be hands-on training.
The goal of FDIC is to recharge firefighters and ignite their passion for the fire industry.