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Firefighter Cancer Registry Act Introduced in Congress

Feb 21, 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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Apply for a Training Summit Scholarship

Feb 21, 2017: The second rolling deadline to apply for a scholarship to attend the NVFC Training Summit is March 1. Applicants who meet this deadline will be notified by March 15. NVFC members can apply for a...
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Stand Up and Be Counted! Take the NFPA Fire Experience Survey for U.S. Fire Departments

Feb 21, 2017: In January, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) mailed the Survey of Fire Departments for United States Fire Experience During 2016 to 20,490 fire departments throughout the country. The...
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Firefighter Health: A Key Concern for Rural Fire Departments

Feb 21, 2017: The Fourth Needs Assessment of the U.S. Fire Service study conducted by the NFPA identified behavioral health as a key concern for the fire service, yet the majority of departments are not addressing...
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Free Course: Obesity in the Fire Service

Feb 21, 2017: In recognition of American Heart Month, the NVFC is making its course Obesity in the Fire Service free for the next two weeks. Obesity is an epidemic in the fire service and can hinder a...
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Free Traffic Incident Management Response Training Available

Feb 21, 2017: The National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder training offers a free web-based course to help responders from all disciplines learn how to operate more efficiently and collectively. The...
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