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Dec
05
2016 Safety & Health Conference

December 5

Fire & emergency service personnel will converge from all over the nation to participate in the three day Annual Safety & Health Conference. It is a mutual effort by the Florida Fire Chiefs Association, Florida Fire & Emergency Services Foundation, Florida Professional Firefighters, and the Florida State Fire College to provide a forum to share

Feb
25
Wildland Fire Assessment Program Training

February 25, 2017

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, 2017

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

Mar
24
Wildland Fire Assessment Program Training

March 24, 2017

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


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My Battle with Cancer: A Firefighter’s Story of Diagnosis, Treatment, and Recovery

Nov 22, 2016

By Mike Bucy Cancer. The five letter word we as firefighters have heard over and over. We respond to patients with it. We have family and friends that have battled it both successfully and not. But you never think it will happen to you. It does. I was diagnosed two days short of my 50th birthday. I knew what the diagnosis was going to be even... Read More ...

Looking Forward: The Impact of the Election on the Fire and Emergency Services

Nov 22, 2016

On November 8, Republican Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. Republicans also retained control of the U.S. House and Senate, although they lost seats in both houses. The Congressional Fire Services Caucus has 225 members currently and will begin with 200-201 members when the 115th Congress takes office next year. All eight of... Read More ...

Departments in MO and KY Latest Recipients in 2016 Globe Gear Giveaway

Nov 22, 2016

Globe, DuPont, and NVFC teamed up to award 52 sets of gear in 2016 Globe, DuPont Protection Solutions (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are pleased to announce the latest round of winners in the 2016 Globe Gear Giveaway. This is the fifth year that Globe has partnered with DuPont and the NVFC to provide volunteer departments... Read More ...

New NFPA Report Cites Extensive Needs and Challenges Facing Today’s Fire Service

Nov 22, 2016

Source: NFPA Fire service needs are extensive for fire departments of all sizes and in every area, including staffing, training, facilities, apparatus, personal protective equipment (PPE), and health and wellness. Overall, the smaller the community protected, the greater the need. These findings are the results of the National Fire Protection... Read More ...

NVFC Chair Kevin Quinn Featured on Fire Engineering Talk Radio

Nov 22, 2016

NVFC Chair Kevin Quinn was featured on Episode 1421 of “The Professional Volunteer Fire Service” on Fire Engineering Talk Radio. Host Tom Merrill and Quinn discussed what the NVFC is doing to address key fire service issues including training, health and wellness, grant funding, recruitment, and more. Listen now. Read More ...

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