IC-to-IC Discussion: Commercial Strip Shopping Center Fire

February 25, 2021, 1:00pm – 2:00pm

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation launched its Incident Commander-to-Incident Commander (IC to IC) Network in 2020 to support incident commanders involved in a firefighter fatality. This webinar will feature discussion with Fire Chief Michael Gerin, Pineville Fire Department, who was the incident commander of fire in a commercial strip shopping center that killed a firefighter on May 2, 2016. Chief Gerin will discuss the incident and share his experiences in dealing with the aftermath.

This webinar will be recorded & posted in our Fire Service Resources section following the event.


Ian Bennett
National LAST Coordinator

Fire Chief Michael Gerin
Pineville Fire Department (NC)

Webinar Access

No pre-registration required for this webinar. Please use the link below at 1:00 pm EST on February 25, 2021 to access the training.

We are working hard to develop and provide important resources, workshops, and timely information to help both firefighters and our Fire Hero Families stay connected and well during these unprecedented times. Our new NFFF Connect resources can be found here on our website, shared through E-mail, and through our social media channels.


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