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Firefighter Cancer Registry Act Introduced in Congress

Feb 15, 2017: On February 7, U.S. Representatives Chris Collins (R-NY) and Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), along with 77 original cosponsors, introduced the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act (H.R. 931). On February 15,...
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Fourth NFPA Fire Service Needs Assessment Report Shows Progress, but Significant Challenges Remain

Feb 7, 2017: By Dave Finger, NVFC Chief of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs In November the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) released the Fourth Needs Assessment of the U.S. Fire Service. The report...
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Apply for Free Turnout Gear through the 2017 Globe Gear Giveaway

Feb 7, 2017: Eligible departments can apply for four sets of gear at www.nvfc.org/globe-gear-giveaway Turnout gear is vital to protect responders in their everyday operations. However, the National Fire Protection...
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Serve Strong with a Healthy Heart

Feb 7, 2017: Imagine being on a call, with your entire crew counting on you, and you are physically unable to perform at your best. Or worse, you have a medical emergency or cardiac event during critical...
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NVFC Highlights Traffic Incident Management Resources

Feb 7, 2017: Many responders across the country are killed or injured while addressing traffic incidents. The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is working with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to...
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NFPA Seeking Rural Fire Department Members for Fire and Life Safety Symposium

Feb 7, 2017: The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is hosting a fire and life safety symposium on May 12-13, 2017, in the Boston area to bring together representatives from rural fire departments across...
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