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Safety Stand Down 2016

Jun 21, 2016: This week is Safety Stand Down, and departments are encouraged to spend the week focusing on safety training for all personnel. The theme this year focuses on the first five minutes of fire attack....
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ASAE Features NVFC’s Share the Load Program in New Video

Jun 21, 2016: The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has released a new video highlighting the National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) Share the Load program. The video features an interview with...
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Heat Related Events: Awareness, Preparation, and Response for Emergency Personnel

Jun 21, 2016: By John Paulonis, M.S., M.I.M. One of the most important exposures for emergency personnel to be aware of during the summer months is heat-related weather patterns. Extreme heat has been known to take...
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Fire Service Occupational Cancer Alliance Report Released

Jun 21, 2016: Cancer is a serious threat to firefighters, and the number of firefighters affected by this disease continues to climb. In 2015, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation convened the Fire...
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Be on TV and Win $10,000 for your Department!

Jun 21, 2016: Josh Cellars and the NVFC invite you and a guest to join them for a special taping of the nationally syndicated show, ABC’s Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Three departments will also win a...
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FAMA Releases Fire Apparatus Safety Guide

Jun 21, 2016: The Fire Apparatus Manufacturer’s Association (FAMA) has developed the Fire Apparatus Safety Guide. The NFPA-compliant guide is available to anyone working on or around a fire apparatus. It...
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