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Creating a Health and Safety Culture in the Fire Service

Jul 7, 2017: Data shows that approximately 73,000 firefighter injuries occur each year in the U.S. In addition, about 100 firefighters are killed in the line-of-duty each year. Creating a culture that emphasizes...
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Fighting Cancer in our Nation’s Volunteer Fire Service

Jul 7, 2017: By Nathaniel J. Melby, Fire Chief, Town of Campbell Fire Department Cancer. Yes, cancer. It’s not a fun topic, and it’s something that we would all just rather not think about. This is a disease...
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Free for a Limited Time: FC-302: Providing Rehab

Jul 7, 2017: Rehab is a critical component in protecting a firefighter’s health while on-scene, especially as firefighters work under summer heat conditions. The NVFC is making the course FC-302: Providing Rehab...
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Apply Now for a $13,200 Scholarship to Columbia Southern University’s Online Degree Program

Jul 7, 2017: Columbia Southern University (CSU) is proud to award two scholarships to members of the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC). Each scholarship will cover up to $13,200 in one online degree program....
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Stay Safe on the Road and Serve Strong

Jul 7, 2017: The NVFC has released the latest in its series of animated videos emphasizing safe and healthy practices to help firefighters serve strong. “Stay Safe on the Road and Serve Strong” reminds first...
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Online Tools to Help Volunteer Firefighters’ Health Habits Using a Mediterranean Diet

Jul 7, 2017: Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in collaboration with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are conducting a study to help volunteer firefighters/emergency...
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