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Feb
23
Webinar — Putting Out Fires: Verbal De-escalation Tips for the Fire Service

February 23

When a person is upset or outright angry, we often wish for a magic wand to make everything better. Have you given up on figuring out how to deal with

Mar
08
NVFC Annual Membership Meeting

March 8

The Annual Membership Meeting of the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) will be conducted via Zoom on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at 1:00 pm Eastern. This meeting is open to

Mar
08
Webinar: Ammonium Nitrate

March 8

Stay tuned for more details on this upcoming webinar. Register.

Mar
17
NVFC Regional Wildland Symposium

March 17

This wildland fire focused event will be an opportunity for fire and EMS personnel from across the region and country to participate in valuable classroom training as well as exchange


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Deadline Extended! Submit Your Nominations for the NVFC’s Annual Achievement Awards

Jan 24, 2023

You still have time to submit your nominations for the NVFC’s annual fire service achievement awards to recognize excellence in your department. The nomination deadline has been extended to January 31 for the Lifetime Achievement Award, Chief James P. Seavey Sr. Health and Wellness Leadership Award, Junior Firefighter of the Year Award, and... Read More ...

Register Now for the Regional Wildland Symposium

Jan 24, 2023

The NVFC’s inaugural Regional Wildland Symposium is less than two months away. There is still time to register for this event taking place March 17-18 in Box Elder, SD. Attend sessions and share ideas relating to key topics in wildland fire response and mitigation, with a focus on the Plains region. The Symposium has been approved for CEUs... Read More ...

Fire/EMS Departments and First Responders Eligible for Discount on GET-A-GRIP Gloves

Jan 24, 2023

Gloves have been permeation tested against fentanyl, heroin, and gastric acid Fentanyl is killing Americans all across the country at unprecedented rates. As the heroin and fentanyl epidemic continues to grow, emergency responders who come in accidental contact with these dangerous drugs are at great personal risk. PH&S Products, LLC (PH&S)... Read More ...

The Many Tests of a Firefighter Leader

Jan 24, 2023

Fire service officers face many tests on a daily basis, and not all of them have easy answers. This article for CRACKYL by NVFC member Chief John Conyn explains how the choices you make as a leader directly impact your organization and ways to productively, reasonably, and effectively respond to the many tests you face. Read More ...

Decreasing the Risks Involved with Emergency Response

Jan 24, 2023

Firefighters and EMS providers regularly face high-risk situations. To help departments decrease the risks of emergency response, the NVFC developed this course to provide knowledge, guidance, and practical applications relating to risk reduction. Take it free for a limited time in the NVFC Virtual Classroom. All courses are free for NVFC members.... Read More ...

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