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NVFC Holds Fall Meeting in Kearney, NE

Oct 10, 2017: The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) held its fall board meeting on September 27-29 in Kearney, NE. The board is comprised of directors from 49 state fire associations and meets twice a year to...
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First Alert Collaborates with NVFC to Develop Online Training Course for Volunteer Fire Departments

Oct 10, 2017: Training and corresponding smoke alarm donations assist departments in community-based fire safety education and alarm installation programs In a fire, seconds count. Early warning from a properly...
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How Fire Service Culture Can Drive Good Behavioral Health

Oct 10, 2017: By David Ballard, PsyD Service before self. This core value and others embedded in the fire service culture emphasize the sense of honor, duty, and sacrifice for the greater good that makes...
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Free Course: FC-303: Fire Corps in Public Education

Oct 10, 2017: Fire Corps teams can be a great asset to help a department impart important fire and life safety messages in the community. In honor of Fire Prevention Week, the NVFC is offering the course FC-303:...
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New Video Reminds Firefighters to Take Action to Prevent Cancer

Oct 10, 2017: The NVFC has released a new animated infograph to provide firefighters with proactive steps they can take to prevent cancer. Cancer is one of the leading threats facing firefighters, but there are...
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NVFC Chair Shares Near Miss Experience to Raise Awareness of Importance of Firefighter Physicals

Oct 10, 2017: NVFC Chair Kevin D. Quinn owes his life to a firefighter physical. He was unaware of an underlying heart condition until receiving a firefighter physical in August 2016, which resulted in him...
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