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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.
The National Fire Academy (NFA) works to enhance the ability of fire and emergency services and allied professionals to deal more effectively with fire and related emergencies. Free training courses and programs are delivered at our campus in Emmitsburg, ...
The Arkansas Fallen Firefighters Memorial is dedicated to the memories of the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice and gave their lives in the line of duty.

Welcome to Arkansas Association of Fire Chiefs



The Arkansas Association of Fire Chiefs (AAFC) welcomes you to our website. The AAFC is specifically formed to bring career and volunteer Fire Chiefs, from all over the State of Arkansas to a forum of communication, camaraderie, and professionalism. The AAFC believes in serving the citizens of Arkansas by actively participating in the advancement of the fire service, through positive leadership, the sharing of information, and active legislative involvement.


An annual convention is held in July in conjunction with the Arkansas State Firefighters Association. The conference provides a forum for sharing knowledge and information, and addressing issues and concerns from across the State.

***Application period: OPEN at the National Fire Academy

The application period for our second semester (April 1, 2018 to Sept. 30, 2018) courses is open from Oct. 15 to Dec. 15, 2017. Here’s how to apply for courses and get a Student Identification Number.