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Upcoming Events

Sep
27
Webinar: Particulate Blocking Hoods – How to Evaluate Your Choices

September 27

There is growing concern about firefighter exposure to harmful particulates at the fireground. One solution to reduce exposure is the introduction of particulate blocking hoods. This free webinar from the NVFC and W.L. Gore and Associates provides information regarding particulate blocking hoods. NVFC members who pre-register and attend will be entered into a drawing for

Oct
06
Wildland Fire Assessment Program Training

October 6

The Wildland Fire Assessment Program (WFAP) will teach you how to work-side-by-side with homeowners to identify threats around their property that may be susceptible to wildfires.

Oct
16
Firehouse Expo

October 16

Visit the NVFC at booth #1349

Oct
25
Webinar: The Art of Speed-Recruiting – Winning at Face-to-Face Volunteer Recruitment

October 25

This webinar from the NVFC and First Arriving provides information and tips to help volunteer departments be successful at in-person recruiting. Space is limited, so register now.


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Make Behavioral Health a Priority in Your Department

Sep 11, 2018

More than 100 firefighters and EMS providers commit suicide each year. A recent article from Forbes highlighted this epidemic in the fire service. We must all work together to break the stigma surrounding behavioral health and be there for our fellow responders in need. September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and this is a great opportunity... Read More ...

Free Course: Preventing and Coping with Suicide in the Fire and Emergency Services

Sep 11, 2018

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and the NVFC is offering its course Preventing and Coping with Suicide in the Fire and Emergency Services FREE for a limited time. This course examines the signs and symptoms preceding suicide, highlights available resources for departments and individuals to address behavioral health issues and... Read More ...

NVFC Awarded SAFER Grant to Help Recruit and Retain Firefighters

Sep 11, 2018

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) was awarded a Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) grant by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The $2.8 million grant will span four years and enable the NVFC to continue its groundbreaking work to help departments recruit and retain volunteer firefighters. Volunteers make up... Read More ...

NVFC Receives Federal Grant to Improve Responder Health and Safety

Sep 11, 2018

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has been awarded a Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) grant by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to further its firefighter health and safety initiatives and reduce line-of-duty injuries and deaths. FP&S grants are part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program and support... Read More ...

Register for FREE Webinar: Particulate Blocking Hoods – How to Evaluate Your Choices

Sep 11, 2018

The National Volunteer Fire Council and W.L. Gore & Associates are providing a free webinar on Thursday, September 27, at 2pm ET on Particulate Blocking Hoods – How to Evaluate Your Choices. In addition to the webinar, one participating NVFC member will win five hoods, provided by W.L. Gore & Associates. In the past few years, there has... Read More ...

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