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Dear FireChief Member,

The IAFC Fire Chief of the Year is presented annually by the IAFC and Pierce Manufacturing at the general session of Fire-Rescue International. The award honors one career and one volunteer fire chief for their leadership, innovation, professional development, integrity, service to the public and contributions to the fire service. Use the online form to submit your nomination today. Questions? Contact: Firechiefaward@iafc.org.

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