Industrial Fire World publisher David White was among six new members of the National Fire Heritage Center’s Hall of Legends, Legacies and Leaders to be inducted during April ceremonies at FDIC International 2019 in Indianapolis, IN.
The NFHC includes the National Fire Heritage Archives, the National Fire Museum System, and the National Fire Heritage Foundation.
Other inductees include Luther Fincher, former fire chief of Charlotte, NC,; Theodore Jarboe, former chief of Tocoma Park, MD; hazardous materials expert Greg Noll and retired Chicago fire commissioner Robert Quinn.
Established in 2010, the HLLL includes prominent fire service leaders who have made significant contributions to fire protection who have been a member of the fire service or fire protection disciplines for at least 25 years and who are known/recognized in the national/international fire service arena.
White is widely respected for his influence on industrial fire protection education, training, and standards and for bringing industrial fire and emergency response into the forefront with the municipal and volunteer fire service. He has impacted the knowledge and leadership development of thousands of emergency responders worldwide and the professional development of many members of the fire service, particularly in the industrial world. He provided consultation and customized training for industrial and national fire service facilities in 53 countries.