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Serve Strong in the New Year

Jan 10, 2017: Firefighters are tough, but so are the challenges we face. Our service to our community can take a toll on our health, and oftentimes we forget that health and safety are actually key criteria to...
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Apply for a SAFER Grant to Recruit and Retain Volunteer Firefighters

Jan 10, 2017: The application period for the FY 2016 Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) grants is now open through 5pm ET on February 10. This grant is designed to help local fire...
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Celebrate Achievements in the Junior Fire Service with National Awards

Jan 10, 2017: Your junior firefighters work hard for your department all year long. Your community benefits from the fire prevention outreach, departmental support, and youth development that is provided by your...
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New Information Regarding Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Technology Available

Jan 10, 2017: Emerging vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology has the potential to reduce vehicle crashes and improve traffic incident management (TIM) operations by emergency responders. The National...
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Emergency Vehicle Safe Operations Guide Available

Jan 10, 2017: Vehicle-related incidents are the second leading cause of on-duty volunteer firefighter deaths, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Learn how to enhance your vehicle safety by...
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How Firefighters Can Train for Hazmat Transport Incidents

Jan 10, 2017: This article by NVFC Illinois Director William E. Offerman looks at why being ready to respond to an incident involving hazardous materials is a critical part of emergency responder preparedness, and...
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