Florida Fire Chief Otto Drozd named executive secretary of Metro Chiefs

Otto Drozd has been named the executive secretary of the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association (Metro Chiefs), a section of NFPA and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC). The long-time fire chief in Florida and Texas will succeed Russ Sanders…

Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association endorses Outthink Wildfire, an NFPA initiative aimed at reducing wildfire risk to communities by 2050

In its latest resolution action, the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association (Metro Chiefs) unanimously approved support of Outthink Wildfire, an initiative of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) aimed at eliminating the destruction of communities by wildfire in 30 years. The resolution emphasizes the fact that the…

Metro Chiefs renames Annual Lifetime Achievement Award after long-time Executive Secretary Russ Sanders

The Metropolitan ‘Metro’ Fire Chiefs Association Board of Directors has unanimously voted to rename their annual Lifetime Achievement Award the ‘Russell E. Sanders Lifetime Achievement Award’ in recognition of Sanders’ leadership and continuous contributions to Metro Chiefs and the international…

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