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PTSD And the Rural Volunteer Fire Department: What Is Your Game Plan?

Jun 27, 2017: By Hersch Wilson This article originally appeared in the NVFC Helpletter Photo courtesy of Lauralee Veitch If this hasn’t happened to you as a volunteer fire department officer, it probably will. It...
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Webinar July 14: Expanding TIM Training to the Volunteer Firefighter/EMT Community

Jun 27, 2017: Volunteer firefighters and EMTs face unique challenges when it comes to Traffic Incident Management (TIM) and responder safety. The NVFC is co-hosting a webinar with the Federal Highway Administration...
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Free Course: FC-301: Fire Corps in Disaster Response

Jun 27, 2017: Hurricane season is here and serves as a reminder that natural disasters can be devastating to a community. The NVFC is making its course FC-301: Fire Corps in Disaster Response FREE for the next two...
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Safety Stand Down Success Stories

Jun 27, 2017: Safety Stand Down took place June 18-24, and departments across the country participated in training and activities to focus on safety, health, and this year’s theme of mayday, self rescue, and...
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NVFC Chair Participates in International Search and Rescue Training Exercise and Conference

Jun 27, 2017: National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) Chair Kevin D. Quinn traveled to Malta in May for the Emergency Fire and Rescue Unit’s (EFRU) multinational conference, “The Volunteer Rescuer – A Unified...
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When Work Comes Home: Help for Responders and their Families

Jun 27, 2017:                          Photo courtesy of Lauralee Veitch Being a firefighter or EMS provider has many rewards, but it can also take a toll on a person’s mental health....
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