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AFG, SAFER, and USFA Reauthorization Bill Signed Into Law

Jul 16, 2024: On Tuesday, July 9, President Biden signed into law S. 870, the Fire Grants and Safety Act. This bill reauthorizes the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program, Staffing for Adequate Fire and...
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Get Your Comments to OSHA By July 22!

Jul 16, 2024: The deadline to submit a comment to OSHA about the proposed Emergency Response Standard is Monday, July 22. If enacted as-is, this standard would have a significant impact on the volunteer fire...
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State Farm® is Giving $500,000 in Grants to Volunteer Fire Departments Through the Good Neighbor Firefighter Safety Program

Jul 16, 2024: Get ready for the application period, which opens August 1 State Farm® is teaming up with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to award $500,000 in grants to local volunteer fire departments...
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Embracing Change: The Transition to NERIS For Incident Reporting

Jul 16, 2024: By Tom Jenkins Reprinted from the 2024 issue of Firefighter Strong In the fire academy, I doubt any candidate firefighter is excited or intrigued about incident reporting. However, in a data-driven...
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Training the Next Generation

Jul 16, 2024: Junior firefighter programs allow youth to learn about the fire and emergency services in a safe, controlled, and fun way. They also provide departments with nonoperational support and a powerful...
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DripDrop and NVFC Partner for Fifth Year to Provide Fast Hydration to Volunteer Firefighters

Jul 16, 2024: Eligible responders can enter for a chance to receive two cases of DripDrop electrolyte drink mix for their volunteer fire department Summer brings outdoor adventures, water activities, and barbecues,...
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