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Wildland Fire Assessment Program Training

January 6, 2018

This course will take place at the Colorado Wildland Fire & Incident Management Academy winter session. The WFAP trains participants to evaluate a home and provide residents with recommendations that will mitigate their wildfire risks and make their property more fire-adapted. The four-part, train-the-trainer course covers understanding the WUI problem, identifying the zones, evaluating the home,

NVFC Spring Meeting

April 19, 2018

NVFC Training Summit

June 1, 2018

This event provides an opportunity to share ideas and best practices, network, and participate in valuable classroom training. Attendees will be able to select six out of 12 breakout sessions to attend, with sessions addressing key topics in first responder health and safety. Scholarships are available for NVFC members.

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Make Your Plans for the 2018 NVFC Training Summit

Dec 5, 2017

Pre-registration and scholarship application now available for two-day training event The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is pleased to announce that pre-registration is now open for the 2018 NVFC Training Summit. The NVFC’s signature training conference will take place June 1-2, 2018, in Concord, NC. Scholarships are available for NVFC... Read More ...

Submit Your Presentation Proposal for the 2018 NVFC Training Summit

Dec 5, 2017

Proposals due by January 7, 2018 The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its fourth Training Summit on June 1-2, 2018, in Concord, NC. The NVFC is now accepting proposals from qualified instructors and speakers for presentations to educate first responders about critical issues in the fire and... Read More ...

Free Course: Fire Service Ethics

Dec 5, 2017

The fire service is a respected institution that has earned a positive reputation and the public’s trust. Maintaining that status requires an understanding of ethics and a willingness to adopt ethical standards. The NVFC is offering the course Fire Service Ethics FREE for a limited time. This webinar examines ethical practices and poses... Read More ...

Safety and Survival: Matters of the Heart for Women in the Fire Service

Dec 5, 2017

By Dominica D’Avella Heart disease is widely believed to pose a greater threat to men, but it is also the number one killer of women in the U.S. A survey by the American Heart Association (AHA) found that only 13 percent of women thought that heart disease was their greatest personal health risk – even though more than half of those surveyed... Read More ...

Webinar This Thursday on the 10 Cancer Commandments for Fire, EMS, and Rescue

Dec 5, 2017

Cancer is one of the most dangerous threats to firefighters. The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) Joint Cancer Committee are developing and releasing a Ribbon Report for the fire, EMS, and rescue services with 10 Cancer Commandments every... Read More ...

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