Aug 14, 2013 at 9:43 am
ST, CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud Fire Chief Bill Mund is in Chicago this week, attending the International Association of Fire Chiefs Conference.
Mund is the vice president of the Minnesota Fire Chiefs Association, and was invited to the national conference. He says the national event includes a huge vendor show, and networking opportunities with other states.
Mund says more than 600 vendors are featuring the latest equipment and firefighting techniquees, everything from "gloves to the biggest and most expensive ladder trucks you can think of, and everything in between."
More than 12,000 firefighters from across the world are expected at the conference, which runs through Saturday.
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