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  • Guide for Families of Volunteer Firefighters
    Guide for Families of Volunteer Firefighters

    A new guide from the NVFC helps families navigate the volunteer fire service life and provides guidance for keeping family relationships strong. Learn more and access the guide.

  • 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.

  • NVFC Virtual Classroom
    NVFC Virtual Classroom

    The NVFC offers dozens of online courses through the Virtual Classroom. The courses are on-demand and self-paced, which means you set your schedule. Learn more and view course catalog.

  • Help Volunteers Impacted by Disasters
    Help Volunteers Impacted by Disasters

    The NVFC Volunteer Firefighter Support Fund provides stipends to help volunteer firefighters, EMS personnel, and rescue workers impacted by a state- or federally-declared disaster.

    Learn how you can help.

  • Disaster Preparedness Resources
    Disaster Preparedness Resources

    Find resources available to first responders to help prepare their departments and communities for disasters. Click here.

  • Submit Your Nomination for the NVFC's Annual Awards

    Recognize achievement in your department or community by submitting nominations for the National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) annual awards. Each spring, the NVFC honors a firefighter who has provi…

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  • Now Available: Situational Awareness Online Training

    Situational awareness is critical to firefighter safety, and it is essential in preventing bad outcomes at a scene. Flawed Situational Awareness: The Stealth Killer of First Responders is a new online…

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  • Holiday Safety Brochure from Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores

    Winter holidays are a great time to celebrate with family and friends, bring out the lights and décor, enjoy delicious food, and snuggle up next to a warm fireplace. But did you know that 905 people d…

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  • Free Webinar on Survival Mediterranean Style

    The International Association of Fire Chiefs is presenting a free webinar on Monday, December 15, at 2pm EST that highlights how firefighters can benefit from the Mediterranean diet. “Survival Mediter…

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  • NASFM Launches Online Training Program To Help Identify Causes of Fatal Fires Nationwide

    Training focuses on importance of accurately reporting the causes of all fires Last year, fires killed over 3,000 people, injured more than 15,000, and caused an estimated $11.5 billion in damag…

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