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Apply for a Travel Stipend for a Hazmat Train-the-Trainer Event

Nov 30, 2023: Through a U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) SPST grant, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is offering hazmat train-the-trainer...
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NVFC Mourns Passing of Board Member Ken Wettstein

Nov 21, 2023: The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is deeply saddened by the passing of Colorado director Ken Wettstein on November 10. Wettstein was a dedicated advocate for the volunteer fire and emergency...
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Five Fire Departments Receive CHEMTREC® HELP Award to Boost Hazmat Preparedness and Response

Nov 21, 2023: Since 2019, CHEMTREC® has partnered with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to help volunteer fire departments become better equipped to respond to hazardous materials incidents. This year,...
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MSA and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway Provides Volunteer Fire Departments in IL and VT with New Turnouts/Helmets

Nov 21, 2023: The latest two winners of the 2023 MSA and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway, conducted in partnership with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), have been selected. The Ellis Grove (IL) Volunteer...
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Veterans Find New Home in Volunteer Fire Service

Nov 21, 2023: Military veterans who followed the path from national service to community service talk about what it means to be both a vet and a volunteer firefighter By Rick Markley The fire service has many...
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Training the Next Generation

Nov 21, 2023: Junior firefighter programs allow fire and EMS departments to receive nonoperational support while recruiting the next generation of first responders. However, it’s critical that fire department...
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