New York State
Association of Fire Chiefs

Providing Service to Those Who Serve

Blog

NYSAFC Mourns the Loss of Past President William J. McMahon

McMahon, retired chief of the White Plains Fire Department, led the association from 1989-1990. He passed away on January 30, 2017.

New York State Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services Announces Francis "Skip" Nerney Appointed as State Fire Administrator

Nerney to lead the New York State Office of Fire Prevention & Control (OFPC).

Fire Chiefs Call for Changes in Fire Codes

New York's fire service leaders have called on Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature to enact new laws toughening the penalties for making illegal conversions to existing buildings.

Codes Matter

In the wake of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire, the fire service must redouble efforts in fire prevention, public education, and code enforcement.

NYSAFC Introduces Home Fire Sprinkler Awareness Brochure

NYSAFC home fire sprinkler awareness brochures were mailed in October to all fire departments in New York state as part of the association's grant-funded Home Fire Sprinkler Awareness Project.

Chief Bruce Heberer Appointed to NYSAFC Board of Directors

Heberer, chief of the City of Johnstown Fire Department, is filling the position vacated upon the retirement of Career Director Thomas Cain.

NYSAFC Appoints New Membership Coordinator

Brian Forte joined the association staff in September.

Contributors

    Contributors