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Oct
13
Webinar on Wildfires, Mutual Aid, and Forestry

October 13

Details coming soon. Register. This webinar is sponsored by FirstNet, Built with AT&T.

Oct
20
Webinar: New Developments for Public Safety Drones

October 20

The use of drones has become more prevalent in many industries in recent years, including the fire service. Fire departments and other public safety agencies can utilize drones to increase

Oct
26
NVFC Fall Meeting

October 26

Annual fall meeting of the NVFC board of directors.

Oct
26
Webinar: We Are Family – Gender and Sexual Diversity in the Fire Service

October 26

This is the second of a three-part webinar series from the NVFC and Women in Fire. Details coming soon. Register.


Recent News

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Save the Date for the 2023 NVFC Regional Wildland Symposium

Sep 20, 2022

Call for papers now open for March conference The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is pleased to announce that the inaugural NVFC Regional Wildland Symposium will take place March 17-18, 2023, in Rapid City, SD. The conference theme is Wildfires: From Mountain Peaks to Plains. This wildfire-focused event is an opportunity for first responders... Read More ...

AFG and SAFER Reauthorization Introduced in Senate

Sep 20, 2022

On September 19, legislation reauthorizing the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG), Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant, and U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) through FY 2030 was introduced in the Senate by Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and Rob Portman (R-OH). S. 4882 also increases funding for the USFA to $95 million and... Read More ...

Last Call: Submit Your Presentation Proposal for the NVFC Training Summit by September 30

Sep 20, 2022

If you have a presentation you would like to deliver to the volunteer fire service community at the NVFC’s 2023 Training Summit, the deadline to submit your proposal is September 30. The Training Summit will take place June 23-24 in Oklahoma City, OK, and will feature sessions from qualified instructors and speakers that focus on critical issues... Read More ...

NVFC Holds Recruitment & Retention Experience in Mesa, AZ

Sep 20, 2022

The National Volunteer Fire Council held its second Recruitment & Retention Experience on September 16-17 in Mesa, AZ. This signature conference featured sessions, panel discussions, keynote speakers, and networking opportunities focused on issues relating to volunteer fire and emergency service staffing. One hundred first responders from 29... Read More ...

MSA and DuPont’s 2022 Globe Gear Giveaway Provides Volunteer Fire Companies in MD and VT with New Turnouts and Helmets

Sep 20, 2022

A total of 13 departments will each receive four new sets of gear and helmets through the 2022 program Proper personal protective equipment (PPE) is essential to the health and safety of first responders. That’s why MSA Safety, DuPont Personal Protection, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are working together to provide volunteer... Read More ...

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