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2019

2019

The leaders of UITP, CTIF President Tore Eriksson and the Chair of  CTIF Extrication & New Technology  Tom Van Esbroeck meeting in Casablanca in April 2019 to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations to implement the new ISO standard in Firefighting. Photo by UITP.
Extrication & New Technology
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Technology in Fire & Rescue
Traffic Accidents
The start of the project was a proposal from France in 2012 to create a standardized la...
Firefighters´ ISO Standard for Vehicle Rescue and Extrication is now starting to be implemented world wide
The Colossus firefighting robot
Extrication & New Technology
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Large Fire Volumes
Technology in Fire & Rescue
Firefighting robots are able to go in to an active fire scene where it is too dangerous...
See video of the firefighting robots that helped extinguish the Notre Dame fire
Tired firefighter
Rescue/Health Service
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Fire Fighter´s Advocacy
Firefighter´s Health
Line of Duty Deaths
Lack of sleep can cause Cancer, heart attack, stroke, diabetes and making fatal mistake...
Scientific evidence proving that lack of sleep can contribute to serious work related diseases - including cancer
Iranian fire fighting drone in the air
From the President´s Office
Communication Group
CTIF
CTIF information for Associate Members
CTIF Newsletters
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Fire, Rescue & New Challenges: CTIF Yearly Seminar
Technology in Fire & Rescue
Dear CTIF Members, Delegates,  Commission Chairs and other Experts within the CTIF Comm...
Call For Proposals: Fire, Rescue & New Challenges, Ostrava 2019
Ostrava Old Town Square by night.
Commission Europe
Extrication & New Technology
Fire Prevention
Hazardous Materials
Women in Fire and Rescue Services
From the President´s Office
Fire Investigation
Education and Training
Volunteer Firefighters
Communication Group
CTIF
CTIF information for Associate Members
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Fire, Rescue & New Challenges: CTIF Yearly Seminar
Lessons Learned
RETEX
Technology in Fire & Rescue
International seminars
The CTIF Seminar 2019 will focus on four sub headlines: Communications, New Procedures,...
The CTIF Seminar Fire, Rescue & New Challenges 2019 - Ostrava, Czechia October 25-26
A Portuguese firefighter fighting a wildfire. Photo by Bombeiros.pt
Commission Europe
Rescue/Health Service
From the President´s Office
Volunteer Firefighters
Communication Group
CTIF Member Information
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
CTIF has for a long time considered there are risks of negative impacts arising from th...
The CTIF Official Statement on the European Working Time Directive - and its effect on the fire services
Windsor Fire and Rescue chief training officer Paul Acton says studies are finding oil-based products lead to rapid fire spread and rapid combustion.
Fire Prevention
Hazardous Materials
Fire Investigation
Communication Group
Civilian Deaths
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
Firefighter´s Health
Line of Duty Deaths
Technology in Fire & Rescue
The rapid burning rates of modern homes vs legacy homes are starting to become known in...
200 times more smoke and 8 times faster burning rate than 50 years ago
Fire investigator with a camera.
Fire Investigation
Education and Training
Communication Group
Current Affairs in Fire & Rescue
Fire & Rescue World News
The CTIF Fire Investigations Group invites all Member Nations to send delegates to thei...
Fire Research & Investigation is becoming increasingly important to help fire services learn