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Teams Compete for Honors in Houston

Over the past years, the International Rescue & Emergency Care Association partnered with the Fires Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to the promotion, recognition, integration, and technical excellence among various public safety organizations throughout Latin America.


Xtreme Training to Address Evolving Hazards

Firefighters tackle the marine firefighting project at TEEX.

Johnson Controls' Williams Fire & Hazard Control team has adapted the curriculum for this year’s Xtreme Industrial Fire & Hazard Response Training to “cut straight to the heart of what makes the company unique,” said Chauncey Naylor, Williams director of emergency response and training.


June IRECA Conference Expands Competition

With Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service’s (TEEX) Brayton Fire Training Field and Disaster City as its location, the conference is expanding the number of teams competing in its rescue challenges from six to 12.


Training to Utilize Outside Resources

Every team that is tasked with the responsibility of emergency response faces the likelihood of one day being overwhelmed when confronted with a major or large scale incident.


Wisconsin Chief Awarded Red Adair Honor

Superior, WI Fire Chief Steve Panger, left, received the 2018 Red Adair Award in August. Kollin...

Industrial Fire World magazine honored Superior, WI Fire Chief Steve Panger with its 2018 Red Adair Award in August in recognition of his department’s response to the April 26 fire and explosion that rocked the Husky Energy refinery in Superior.


TEEX Holds 56th Annual Industrial Fire Training

The pump alley training prop is ignited.

Seven hundred and thirteen industrial emergency response brigades members and safety officers from some of the world’s largest energy and chemical companies attended the 56th annual Industrial Fire School at Brayton Fire Training Field last July in Texas.