WSFCA News

12/02/15  |  Fire Chief of the Year Award

The Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs’ Association (WSFCA) has established a Chief of the Year Award. The award is based on the criteria used by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC). Nominations are due April 1, 2016.

08/06/15  |  Position Statement on Rail Transport of Crude Oil

The Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs’ Association (WSFCA) exists to provide statewide leadership and advocacy regarding issues of public safety. One such issue that has repeatedly been brought to this organization’s attention is that of the increased rail transport of crude oil and the realized disastrous results when derailments occur.

08/03/15  |  Safety Leadership Award

The Safety Section announced the creation of a new award for safety leadership. This award was designed to encourage safe practices and a progressive safety mindset in the Wisconsin fire service, and to create a platform to share best practices. The goal of this award is to be able to recognize significant improvements in safety at the local fire department level, for departments of all structures and sizes.

07/15/15  |  Fall Education Day

The Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs' Association is partnering with the Wisconsin Fire Chiefs’ Education Association & University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh to host Fall Education Day: "Fiscal Leadership".

07/02/15  |  2015-16 WSFCA Board of Directors

The Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs' Association is pleased to announce the 2015-16 Board of Directors.

06/16/15  |  New Guidance for First Responders on Improving Survivability in Active Shooter/IED Incidents

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in coordination with the Departments of Defense, Health and Human Services, Justice, and Transportation, has released "First Responder Guidance for Improving Survivability in Improvised Explosive Device and/or Active Shooter Incidents”

06/03/15  |  Wisconsin Fire Sprinkler Coalition

The Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs' Association has recently development and re-established the Wisconsin Fire Sprinkler Coalition in conjunction with the Wisconsin Fire Inspectors Association.

06/01/15  |  Registration Open for NFA Wisconsin State Weekend

Registration is now open for NFA Wisconsin State Weekend, to be held October 16-18, 2015 at Volk Field.

03/17/15  |  Do You Have a Fire Chaplain?

The Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs' Association Chaplain Section is building a database of Fire Chaplains across Wisconsin. Please let us know if you have a Fire Chaplain by completing the form.

11/26/14  |  The Chief Officer Program Graduates Two Wisconsin Officers

Chief Chris Hecht, Sister Bay and Liberty Grove Fire Department and Deputy Chief Chad Grossen, Fitchburg Fire Department completed the Chief Officer Program.

President's Update

President's Message :: Winter 2015

Message from WSFCA President, Chief Kevin Bierce - Winter 2015

President's Message :: Fall 2015

Message from WSFCA President, Chief Kevin Bierce - Fall 2015

President's Message :: Summer 2015

Message from WSFCA President, Chief Paul Nelson - Summer 2015

President's Message :: Spring 2015

Message from WSFCA President, Paul Nelson - Spring 2015

President's Message :: Winter 2014

Message from WSFCA President, Paul Nelson - Winter 2014

Legislation

12/04/15  |  Winter 2015 Legislative Update

Legislative Update from the Winter 2015 Wisconsin Fire Chief Magazine.

09/16/15  |  Fall 2015 Legislative Update

Legislative Update from the Fall 2015 Wisconsin Fire Chief Magazine.

05/29/15  |  Summer 2015 Legislative Update

Legislative Update from the Summer 2015 Wisconsin Fire Chief Magazine.

03/26/15  |  Spring 2015 Legislative Update

Legislative Update from the Spring 2015 Wisconsin Fire Chief Magazine.

12/10/14  |  Winter 2014 Legislative Update

Legislative Update from the Winter 2014 Wisconsin Fire Chief Magazine.