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  • Join the NVFC Today!
    Join the NVFC Today!

    You strive to be the best firefighter or EMT you can be, and the NVFC is here to help. Join today to access great NVFC member benefits! Learn more.

  • 2014 NVFC Annual Report
    2014 NVFC Annual Report

    This easy-to-view infographic highlights all of the ways the NVFC was working for you in 2014. View the Annual Report now.

  • NVFC Award Nomination Period Now Open!
    NVFC Award Nomination Period Now Open!

    Recognize achievement by making your nominations for the NVFC's Lifetime Achievement Award, Fire Prevention and Education Award, Junior Firefighter of the Year, and Junior Firefighter Program of the Year. Learn more.

  • Spring Board Meeting
    Spring Board Meeting

    The 2015 NVFC Spring Meeting will takes place April 17-18 in Alexandria, VA. Learn more and register.

  • Share the Load
    Share the Load

    Behavioral health is just as critical as physical health and safety. The NVFC has launched the Share the Load behavioral health campaign. Access resources, including the Fire/EMS Helpline at www.nvfc.org/help.

  • Stay Safe with the NVFC’s New PPE Video Series

    Proper usage and maintenance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is critical in keeping you safe from many of the hazards of firefighting. The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), through a Fire…

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  • Tips for How You Can Educate Congress about Emergency Service Priorities

    By Dave Finger, Chief of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, NVFC Every two years, Congress re-sets. All 435 House seats are up for election, as are a third of the Senate’s 100 seats. Last Novem…

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  • Support Volunteer Responders Impacted by Disaster

    The NVFC’s Volunteer Firefighter Support Fund provides stipends to help volunteer firefighters and EMS providers impacted by a large-scale disaster. The fund relies entirely on donations from individu…

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  • FREE In-Person Wildfire Assessment Training Now Available

    When it comes to wildfires, the question isn’t ‘if’ but ‘when.’ Train your department members to help local residents prepare their home before the next wildfire strikes. The National Volunteer Fire C…

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  • NVFC’s National Recruitment and Retention Campaign Wraps Up Research Phase

    Last year, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) was awarded a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to develop and i…

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