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  • 2014 Training Summit
    2014 Training Summit

    The NVFC is hosting a Training Summit on fire prevention and health and safety topics. Scholarships are available. Registration is now open! Learn more.

  • WCPD
    WCPD

    Join communities throughout the U.S. on Saturday, May 3, 2014, as the National Fire Protection Association launches the first national Wildfire Community Preparedness Day! Learn more.

  • 2014 Spring Board Meeting
    2014 Spring Board Meeting

    The NVFC Spring Meeting will be held in Alexandria, VA, on May 2-3. Learn more and register.

  • ATS Training Giveaway
    ATS Training Giveaway

    Action Training Systems is giving away 50 training packages to volunteer fire departments this spring. Learn more and enter now!

  • Safety & Health Week 2014
    Safety & Health Week 2014

    International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week will take place June 15-21. Start your planning now at www.safetyandhealthweek.org, or click here to learn more.

  • Rural Access to Emergency Devices Grant Program Application Period Open Through April 30

    The Health Resources & Services Administration’s Rural Access to Emergency Devices grant program is accepting applications through April 30, 2014. The purpose of the program is to develop community pa…

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  • NVFC Receives SAFER Grant for National Firefighter Recruitment and Retention Campaign

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has been awarded a $2,390,479 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to implemen…

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  • Training Spotlight: Wildland Fire Assessment Program

    Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is May 3, and for a limited time the NVFC is offering its online Wildland Fire Assessment Program (WFAP) training for free. WFAP is a joint effort by the U.S. Fores…

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  • Global Perspective: Volunteer Firefighting in Chile

    A recent article from BBC Mundo highlighted the volunteer fire service in Chile. The article examined why the 40,000 firefighters in Chile are satisfied to do their jobs without any pay. In just…

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  • California Casualty Honors 2013 Hero of the Year

    California Casualty has named its 2013 Hero of the Year, Beth Mills. Through the Nominate a Hero program, people from around the nation nominate their heroes each month. The Hero of the Month, as dete…

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