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House Passes Bill Exempting Nominal Volunteer R&R Incentives from Federal Taxation

May 24, 2019: On May 23, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 417-3 to pass H.R. 1994, which exempts property tax benefits and up to $600 per year of other incentives that volunteer fire and EMS personnel...
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The Fire Service-Based EMS Advocates Recognize National EMS Week

May 20, 2019: This week is National EMS Week and presents an opportunity to honor the men and women who deliver pre-hospital 9-1-1 emergency medical care throughout the United States. This vital public safety...
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National Volunteer Fire Council Recognizes Volunteer EMS Practitioners during National EMS Week

May 17, 2019: National EMS Week begins on Sunday, May 19, 2019, and presents an opportunity to honor the men and women who deliver pre-hospital 9-1-1 emergency medical care throughout the United States, including...
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Make Behavioral Health a Priority

May 14, 2019: It’s Mental Health Awareness Month, and firefighters and EMS responders have increased risk of behavioral health issues such as PTSD, anxiety, addiction, and burnout. Take time to educate yourself...
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Free Course: Emergency Vehicle Safe Operations

May 14, 2019: Each year firefighters and EMS providers are injured or killed while responding to an incident. The NVFC is offering the course Emergency Vehicle Safe Operations FREE for a limited time. This course...
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Westport Explorers Receive NVFC Junior Firefighter Program of the Year Award

May 14, 2019: The Westport (MA) Fire Department Explorer Post #774 was presented with the NVFC Junior Firefighter Program of the Year Award at a special ceremony at their department on May 10. NVFC Massachusetts...
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