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Major Tom van Esbroeck and Kurt Vollmacher received the Fireforum Award for their work on the ISO 17840 firefighter´s vehicle intervention standard on Tuesday Nov 26, 2019.
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Major Tom van Esbroeck and project leader Kurt Vollmacher received the prestigious awar...
CTIF receives Fireforums Special Award for the new ISO 17840 vehicle intervention standard

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About CTIF

CTIF was founded in 1900 in Paris as  “Comité Technique International de prevention et d'extinction de Feu”, for the purposes of encouraging and promoting co-operation among firefighters and other experts in Fire & Rescue throughout the world.

CTIF develops comprehensive world fire statistics by publishing annual reports which offer data on fire issues from 80 different countries and 90 capital cities.

CTIF organizes international conferences and competitions attended by more than 3.000 fire fighters and youth fire brigades from around the world.

CTIF officially has millions of members in 39 countries from Europe, North America and Asia, making it technically the largest firefighting organization in the world.



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Forest fires
International Cooperation in Forest Fire Fighting
Fire Terms
International terms in forest fire fighting
Pocket-sized, simple and easy to consult, the book is dedicated to the forest fire figh...
Multilingual handbook for fire terms across European borders during forest fire fighting