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Upcoming Events

Feb
25
Wildland Fire Assessment Program Training

February 25

The course is a four-part, train-the-trainer series that covers understanding the WUI problem, identifying the zones, evaluating the home, and available resources. Students will be able to take the classroom information, along with a toolkit and supplemental resources, back to their respective departments and teach personnel how to properly conduct a home assessment for residents

Mar
21
IAFC Wildland Urban Interface Conference

March 21

Attend the NVFC’s Wildland Fire Assessment Program training on March 24.

Mar
24
Wildland Fire Assessment Program Training

March 24

The course is a four-part, train-the-trainer series that covers understanding the WUI problem, identifying the zones, evaluating the home, and available resources. Students will be able to take the classroom information, along with a toolkit and supplemental resources, back to their respective departments and teach personnel how to properly conduct a home assessment for residents

Apr
06
NVFC Spring Meeting

April 6

The National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) Spring Meeting is a gathering of state fire, emergency services, and rescue leadership, partners, and corporate members.


Recent News

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Serve Strong in the New Year

Jan 10, 2017

Firefighters are tough, but so are the challenges we face. Our service to our community can take a toll on our health, and oftentimes we forget that health and safety are actually key criteria to being the best firefighter or EMT we can be. After all, a better you means a better crew. We need to take care of ourselves so that our crew and the... Read More ...

Apply for a SAFER Grant to Recruit and Retain Volunteer Firefighters

Jan 10, 2017

The application period for the FY 2016 Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) grants is now open through 5pm ET on February 10. This grant is designed to help local fire departments comply with staffing, response, and operational standards established by NFPA. Apply for a grant to help recruit and retain volunteer firefighters... Read More ...

Celebrate Achievements in the Junior Fire Service with National Awards

Jan 10, 2017

Your junior firefighters work hard for your department all year long. Your community benefits from the fire prevention outreach, departmental support, and youth development that is provided by your local junior firefighter program, cadet program, or Explorer Post. Honor these outstanding contributions to the junior fire service by submitting a... Read More ...

New Information Regarding Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Technology Available

Jan 10, 2017

Emerging vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology has the potential to reduce vehicle crashes and improve traffic incident management (TIM) operations by emergency responders. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently proposed a rule that would mandate V2V communication on light vehicles, allowing cars to communicate with... Read More ...

Emergency Vehicle Safe Operations Guide Available

Jan 10, 2017

Vehicle-related incidents are the second leading cause of on-duty volunteer firefighter deaths, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Learn how to enhance your vehicle safety by utilizing the Emergency Vehicle Safe Operations for Volunteer and Small Combination Emergency Service Organizations. This guide helps prevent first... Read More ...

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