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Apply Now for a $13,500 Scholarship to Columbia Southern University’s Online Degree Program

Jul 6, 2018

Looking to further your education? Columbia Southern University (CSU) is proud to offer two scholarships to members of the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC). Each scholarship will cover up to $13,500 toward one online degree program. The scholarship will be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition for up to three years or until the... Read More ...

Preventing Firefighter Suicides

Jul 6, 2018

Each year, more firefighters and EMS providers die from suicide than in the line of duty. It is imperative that responders recognize the warning signs and be there for their brothers and sisters in need. An article from Reader’s Digest provides 13 suicide warning signs that are easy to miss. A new video from the NVFC provides tips for talking to... Read More ...

Free Course: FC-302: Providing Firefighter Rehab

Jul 6, 2018

The NVFC is offering the course FC-302: Providing Firefighter Rehab FREE for a limited time. This course offers insight of the proper rest, re-hydration, nourishment, and medical evaluation responders need during long incidents. The class also provides knowledge of how to start, implement, and/or enhance a rehab program in your department. Learn... Read More ...

Senate Bill Introduced to Give Volunteer Emergency Responders Student Debt Relief

Jul 6, 2018

On June 25, Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) introduced S. 3124, the Help Encourage a Lifetime of Public Service (HELPS) Act, which would waive interest payments on federal student loans for public servants, including volunteer emergency responders. The bill would also make volunteer emergency responders eligible for the Public Service Loan... Read More ...

Free Heat Stress Training Presentation Available

Jul 6, 2018

MiCAH Safety Solutions provides a free safety training presentation on heat stress. With summer in full swing and extreme heat impacting much of the country, this presentation can be used to train department personnel so they are better able to understand, treat, and prevent heat stress. Download training presentation. MiCAH Safety Solutions is an... Read More ...

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