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Irving Fire Department Awarded Best Practices Recognition Status by the Texas Fire Chiefs Association (TFCA)
On January 6, 2014, the Irving Fire Department received the award and designation of “Recognized Best Practices Fire Department” from the Texas Fire Chiefs Association Best Practices Recognition Program. Irving becomes the first department in the state of Texas to achieve this status.
TFCA Past President and current chair of the TFCA Best Practices Recognition Board, Chief Robert Isbell noted, “The Irving Fire Department has long been known as a great example to follow in the fire service. It is with great pride that the first recognized “Best Practices” department is just such a legacy department. The TFCA Executive Board would like to congratulate Chief Conley and the entire Irving Fire Department for their dedication to our profession in undertaking the Best Practices Recognition program. IFD has set the bar for the fire service in Texas.”