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An Ongoing Battle: An Insider’s View on Diabetes in the Fire Service

Aug 14, 2018: By Chief Jeff Cash It was with great pleasure that I got the opportunity to help roll out the NVFC’s position statement on diabetes in 2016. The position says that the NVFC supports and advocates...
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NVFC Releases New Course on Avoiding High Risk Legal Events in the Fire Service

Aug 14, 2018: The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has developed an online course discussing frequently encountered situations that pose legal challenges for the fire service. Presented by John K. Murphy, JD,...
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Free Course: Flawed Situational Awareness – The Stealth Killer of First Responders

Aug 14, 2018: To reduce responder casualty incidents, we must improve our ability to develop and maintain situational awareness under stress. The NVFC course Flawed Situational Awareness: The Stealth Killer of...
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National EMS Memorial Legislation Advances

Aug 14, 2018: Legislation authorizing the creation of a National EMS Memorial on federal land in the District of Columbia passed the House of Representatives on July 18. The bill, H.R. 1037, was introduced by...
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NVFC Asks Congress to Pass Rural EMS Grant Bill

Aug 14, 2018: The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has asked conferees to H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (commonly referred to as the “Farm Bill”), to retain the Supporting and...
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Apply for Free Smoke Alarms through the Town/Gown Fire Safety Community Service Project

Aug 14, 2018: First Alert, Campus Firewatch, and the Michael H. Minger Foundation have partnered to encourage fire departments and universities to team up for community safety. First Alert is donating smoke alarms...
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