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IFW Bulletin Brings Intel to Industrial Responders

The monthly newsletter will include after-action reporting, training opportunities, product information, and updates about events, including the return of the Industrial Fire World Conference & Exposition.

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Submit Your IFW Conference Presentation Idea

Instructors in the field of industrial firefighting are invited to submit their ideas for a presentation to an elite audience of emergency responders at the 2020 Industrial Fire World Conference & Expo from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 in Houston.

Passing the IFW Torch

Industrial Fire World has transitioned to new ownership, but the mission remains the same. Industrial emergency response is a highly specialized portion of the fire service that deserves its own voice.

David White Inducted into Hall of Legends

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.

Red Adair Award Presented to Chris Ferrara

Industrial Fire World magazine honored Chris Ferrara, owner of US Fire Pump, with its 2019 Red Adair Award in recognition of his accomplishments in improving fire equipment used in industrial firefighting.

Wisconsin Chief Awarded Red Adair Honor

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.

Longtime IFW Supporter Dies

Joseph H. Gross, 99, owner of The Roberts Company mail order catalog and longtime supporter of Industrial Fire World died March 31 having just entered hospice care near his home in Framingham, MA.

Bateman Receives Red Adair Award

While honoring participants in the February session of the Hellfighter U fire foam training, school director Frank Bateman received an honor of his own – Industrial Fire World’s Red Adair Award for excellence in industrial fire fighting.

IFW Editor's Wife Teresa Riecher Dies

Teresa Riecher, former Texas law officer and wife of Industrial Fire World editor Anton Riecher, died Oct. 5, 2013, in Hearne, TX, after a lengthy illness. She was 60.

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