Diversity is one of the hot topics on the FSC agenda.

Bookings are now being taken for the tenth annual conference on fire-related research and developments at the Fire Service College (RE05) on 11-13 October. This annual event brings together delegates from a range of backgrounds including brigades, senior policy-makers, universities, consultancies and international organisations interested in fire-related research and best practice.

This year the event will include a special pre-conference US-UK Symposium on Modernisation, Management & Leadership in Today's Fire Services on Tuesday October 11. This consists of a series of panel sessions drawing together leading representatives from within the US and UK Fire Services for informed dialogue and international exchange on topical issues facing today's fire services. …

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