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NVFC Announces Recipients of the 2023 Fire Service Achievement Awards

Mar 21, 2023: The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is pleased to announce the winners of its annual fire service achievement awards. These awards recognize those who have gone above and beyond in service to...
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“Lithium-Ion Batteries: Are You Ready?” is Announced as Theme for Safety Stand Down, June 18-24, 2023

Mar 21, 2023: Lithium-ion batteries power a vast range of products and equipment, from laptops and smartphones to micro-mobility devices, electric vehicles, and energy storage systems. As the use and presence of...
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Apply for Canned Water to Prepare for Wildfire Season

Mar 21, 2023: The NVFC and Anheuser-Busch have teamed up for the fifth year to provide canned drinking water to volunteer fire departments that respond to wildfires. The Emergency Drinking Water for Wildland...
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First Line of Defense – Installing Smoke Alarms

Mar 21, 2023: The first line of defense in a house fire is proper smoke alarm placement, installation, and having enough alarms in each home. This training delves into the need for community-based fire safety...
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Retention Across Generations: An Evidence-Based Perspective

Mar 21, 2023: Recruiting and retaining volunteers is an ongoing challenge for many volunteer fire departments. Understanding why people volunteer and how motivational factors and values differ across generations...
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Recently Enacted Legislation Extends PSOB Coverage to Suicides

Mar 21, 2023: On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the Public Safety Officer Support Act of 2022 (PSOSA). This law extends Public Safety Officers’ Benefits (PSOB) to cover certain circumstances where a...
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