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IAFC-VCOS and NVFC Release Lavender Ribbon Report Update to Reduce Occupational Cancer Risks

Oct 5, 2021: The International Association of Fire Chiefs’ Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have released an update to the Lavender Ribbon Report...
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RIDE WITH US Series Highlights What It’s Like to Be a Fire Service Volunteer

Oct 5, 2021: The NVFC has partnered with Cottage Lane Productions to provide episodes of the web series RIDE WITH US on the Make Me A Firefighter volunteer recruitment web site. The episodes show members of the...
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Get Ready for Crash Responder Safety Week

Oct 5, 2021: Crash Responder Safety Week is November 8-14. To help departments get ready, the NVFC is hosting a Facebook Live discussion on Oct. 20 at 2pm ET about how to participate in the event, strategies for...
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You Don’t Know What Good Feels Like

Oct 5, 2021: Many firefighters don’t think about their own health unless they are experiencing symptoms, but not all serious illnesses have warning signs. Getting regular health evaluations is especially...
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Take Action to Support the Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services

Oct 5, 2021: Let your voice be heard! You can advocate for legislation that will benefit the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services. Use the NVFC’s Action Center to learn about the NVFC’s legislative...
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Free for a limited time – First Line of Defense: Installing Smoke Alarms

Oct 5, 2021: The first line of defense in a home fire is proper smoke alarm placement, installation, and having enough alarms in each home. This course was created to help participants understand the need for...
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