The International Association of Fire Chiefs is a network of more than 11,000 fire chiefs and emergency officers. The Association was established in 1873 with John S. Damrell as president. It is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia.
A division of the IAFC, the SW Division offers training and networking to Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas Fire Chiefs and Officers.
The Arkansas Fire Marshals Association is dedicated to protecting the residents of Arkansas through many services including public education, code enforcement, plan review, inspections, arson investigation, and training.