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Fire Service Organizations Release Best Practices for Preventing Firefighter Cancer

Mar 6, 2018: Cancer is increasingly recognized as one of them most dangerous threats to firefighters. Studies have shown that firefighters are at increased risk for many types of cancer as compared with the...
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Volunteer Fire Departments in AR and CA Receive Josh Cellars $5,000 Training Grants

Mar 6, 2018: Grants will be awarded to 10 volunteer departments nationwide to help with training Training is paramount in the fire and emergency services to ensure responder safety and proficient community...
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When the Stress Bucket Overflows: A Firefighter’s Story of Pain and Healing

Mar 6, 2018: By Chief Jared Meeker                                                 Chief Jared Meeker My fire service story is like so many firefighters, although...
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Free Course: First Line of Defense: Smoke Alarm Installation

Mar 6, 2018: In a fire, seconds count. Early warning from a properly functioning smoke alarm can provide life-saving detection and critical escape time to family members. First Alert and the NVFC developed a smoke...
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NVFC Mourns Passing of Past Chair Robert “Red” McKeon

Mar 6, 2018: Robert “Red” McKeon (left) received the NVFC’s E. James Monihan Director Award in 2014. National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) founding member and former chair Robert “Red”...
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NVFC Launches Online Course for New Company Officers

Mar 6, 2018: Becoming a company officer can be overwhelming. The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has developed an online course to help the new company officer navigate and understand the requirements and...
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