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Join Us for the NVFC Training Summit June 14-15 in Portland, OR

Apr 22, 2019: What: The National Volunteer Fire Council’s Training Summit brings together volunteer fire and EMS personnel from across the country for two days of classroom sessions and networking. Courses cover...
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New NFPA Report Finds Significant Decline in Volunteer Firefighter Numbers

Apr 16, 2019: Last month, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) published its 2017 U.S. Fire Department Profile report. The report, which is based on data collected via a national survey of fire...
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Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act Introduced in the Senate, Advances in House

Apr 16, 2019: On April 11, 2019, Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ben Cardin (D-MD), along with a bi-partisan group of original cosponsors, introduced the Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act (VRIPA),...
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Passion or Bullying? Social Media in the Fire Service

Apr 16, 2019: By Jason Caughey The American fire service has many long-standing traditions that range from the color of our fire trucks to the dalmatian in the firehouse. One of the greatest traditions of the fire...
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Free Course: What to Expect – Helping Your Family Adapt to the Volunteer Fire Service

Apr 16, 2019: When someone joins a volunteer fire department, the entire family is affected. To help families adjust, the NVFC is offering the course What to Expect: Helping Your Family Adapt to the Volunteer Fire...
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Register for the NVFC Training Summit

Apr 16, 2019: We are just two months away from the NVFC Training Summit! Join us on June 14-15 in Portland, OR. Classroom sessions cover critical topics including health, safety, leadership, recruitment, retention...
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