International association of fire and rescue service
Metropolitan Fire Chiefs
PROJECTS & DOCUMENTS
Walter Egger, president of the international association of fire and rescue services CTIF, and Chief Kelvin Cochran, chairman of the Metropolitan “Metro” Fire Chiefs Section, signed a memorandum of understanding in 2005 to co-operatively advance the goals of their respective organizations through jointly agreed upon projects and programs.
The CTIF and Metro are active worldwide and share a common mission of improving the international fire service through the exchange of experience and information in the fields of fire protection, disaster relief and rescue. Both organizations regularly organize high-standard conferences and meetings to discuss current fire fighting and rescue issues such as emergency preparedness, tunnel safety, fire safety in hospitals, training in the fire service, the protection of the fire fighter in the 21st century, command and control and incident management systems, fire fighters health and safety, and much more.The CTIF-Metro partnership will undoubtedly result in the expansion of current projects while introducing new perspectives to each organization’s members.
About the Metro: The Metro membership is limited to the highest-ranking Chief Fire Officers of the largest fire departments in the United States and Canada as well as Chief Fire Officers from Australia, China, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.
More information: http://www.nfpa.org/metro