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Sep 27, 2016On September 21-23, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) Board of Directors held its annual fall meeting in Charleston, SC. The board is made up of representatives from 49 state fire associations and meets as a group twice a year to conduct Council business, hold committee meetings, hear guest speakers, and determine the direction of the... Read More ...
Sep 27, 2016The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has released the second edition of The Helpletter, the newsletter of the NVFC’s Share the Load behavioral health program. This publication, available both in print and online, provides information, tips, and resources to proactively address firefighter and EMT behavioral health. Firefighters, EMTs, and... Read More ...
Sep 27, 2016Globe, 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 third round of winners in the 2016 Globe Gear Giveaway. In its fifth year the Giveaway will provide a total of 13 departments with four sets of new,... Read More ...
Sep 27, 2016By Dave J. Iannone In this three-part series, Dave Iannone discusses how to boost your volunteer fire/EMS department’s online recruitment efforts through your web site, Facebook, and Google for Nonprofits. If your department is (or can become qualified as) a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency, you can qualify for some amazing benefits from Google’s... Read More ...
Sep 27, 2016The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) teamed up to develop a guide for departments working to understand and implement NFPA 1851 Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting. With cancer, exposure, and other... Read More ...
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