- Conference offers "Hands On Training" (HOT) classes in subjects like Auto Extrication; Forcible Entry; Gear and Ballistic Great Removal; and Command Competency.
- Hands-on training will take place at FFX County's Fire and Training Academy located on Ox Road.
- Fairfax County boasts more than 175 female fire fighters and rescue personnel.
- FFX County Academy provides quarterly training to 2000+ Fire and EMS staff annually.
- Inside the academy is a 15,000-square-foot structure for live fire training and includes a four-story tower used to simulate blazes in offices, apartments, businesses, residences and mid-rise structures.
The I-Women’s conference theme of Embracing Success – Mind, Body & Soul is supported by several companies. Including Globe/MSA, Scott Safety, Columbia Southern University and FireWipes
Want to get involved with the I-Womens Conference?
The conference and Fairfax Fire and Rescue are seeking sponsorships and donated goods. Opportunities include:
Silent Auction to be held May 25th
Lanyards, name badges or gift bags. Great visibility!
Durable goods for training including wood pallets, ladders and safety glasses. Contact Vance Zavela for more info!
Volunteers will be needed and the opportunities will be posted in the County's Volunteer Management System (VMS) shortly.