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Upcoming Events


April 9, 2019

Visit the NVFC at booth #13073.

CFSI Symposium and Dinner

April 24, 2019

NVFC Spring Board Meeting

April 25, 2019

NVFC Fall Meeting

October 22, 2019

The NVFC is holding its fall meeting in Augusta, GA.

Recent News

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Creating a Culture of Safety in the Fire Service

Dec 6, 2018

Creating a fire department culture that emphasizes the health and safety of personnel is critical to protecting our nation’s responders and reducing deaths and injuries. The NVFC textbook Volunteer Fire Service Culture: Essential Strategies for Success is designed to train department members and leaders about key issues relating to health and... Read More ...

First Alert and the NVFC Partner to Provide Online Training for Volunteer Fire Departments

Dec 6, 2018

Course and corresponding carbon monoxide alarm donations assist departments in increasing community safety nationwide Known as the silent killer, carbon monoxide (CO) is especially dangerous because you cannot see, smell, or taste it. The only way to protect against the potentially deadly threat is with a CO alarm. For this reason, First Alert and... Read More ...

NVFC Releases Animated Videos Highlighting Leadership and Teamwork

Dec 6, 2018

Two new animated videos in the NVFC’s Serve Strong series are now available. A video on leadership reminds fire service leaders that listening is leading, too, and to promote open communication in their department. A video on teamwork promotes working together to prevent injuries on-scene. View all of the Serve Strong videos here. Read More ...

Columbia Southern University, NVFC Award Scholarships to Two Dedicated Firefighters

Dec 6, 2018

For the tenth year, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and Columbia Southern University (CSU) have teamed up to award two NVFC members with a CSU scholarship to help them achieve their educational goals. The 2018 scholarship recipients are Thomas Peterson and Theresa Pospichal. Each recipient will receive a scholarship to cover up to 60... Read More ...

NFPA 3000 is a Critical Resource for all Fire and EMS Departments

Dec 6, 2018

By George Stevens It is a sad reality that active shooter incidents are becoming more prevalent, and today’s fire and emergency departments need to be prepared to respond to these events. Following the Pulse Night Club shooting in Orlando in 2016, Orange County (FL) Fire Rescue Chief Otto Drozd III requested that the National Fire Protection... Read More ...

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