Firefighting: Benjamin Franklin Fire Service Award for Valor

Title

Firefighting: Benjamin Franklin Fire Service Award for Valor

Description

The award recognizes firefighters around the world for their expert training, leadership, heroic actions and safe practices. Named after Benjamin Franklin, the nation’s first fire chief, it is the highest honor bestowed by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC). Since 1970, the award has recognized the spirit of service, courage and heroism that is a proud tradition among the world's fire and emergency service.

Historical List of Recipients
Taking Responsibility for a Positive Public Perception (2013)

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Creator

International Association of Fire Chiefs: Historical List; US National Fire Protection Association: Codes and Standards

Date

No date

Source

Historical List of Recipients 

Source: The International Association of Fire Chiefs
Codes and Standards

Source: US National Fire Protection Association

Rights

International Association of Fire Chiefs

Publisher

International Association of Fire Chiefs

Contributor

International Association of Fire Chiefs

Format

Logo

Language

English

Type

Awards

Identifier

Profession

Coverage

Virginia

Files

iafc_logo.png

Reference

International Association of Fire Chiefs: Historical List; US National Fire Protection Association: Codes and Standards, Firefighting: Benjamin Franklin Fire Service Award for Valor, International Association of Fire Chiefs, No date

Cite As

International Association of Fire Chiefs: Historical List; US National Fire Protection Association: Codes and Standards, “Firefighting: Benjamin Franklin Fire Service Award for Valor,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed September 24, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/29.