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NVFC Unveils Recruitment Campaign and Elects Officers at 2015 Spring Board Meeting

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) Board of Directors met in Alexandria, VA, on April 17-18, 2015. Representa...

Cisco Employees Raise $58,000 for National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children's Foundation

The National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children's Foundation (NLEAFCF) has been presented with a check for $58...

Three Fire Departments to be Honored for Excellence in Emergency Medical Services

The Congressional Fire Services Institute and Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) will honor three fire departm...

Apply for Grant Assistance for Exhaust Removal System

Fire/EMS departments can rid their firehouses of dangerous diesel exhaust emissions and receive free grant assistance.

Casey Grant Appointed Executive Director of NFPA's Fire Protection Research Foundation

South Metro Fire Rescue Authority Optimizing Fleet, Reducing Non-Emergency Vehicles

South Metro Fire Rescue Authority (SMFRA) is partnering with Enterprise Fleet Management to optimize its local f...

FEMA's Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Application Period Now Open

Apply for FEMA's Fire Prevention and Safety grant to help fund your department's fire prevention and safety efforts. ...

NFPA and State Farm Announce Winners of 2015 Wildfire Preparedness Day Project Contest

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and State Farm® announced the winners of the Wildfire ...

Rep. Barletta Re-Introduces Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act

On March 2, Representative Lou Barletta (R-PA) reintroduced the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Respo...

National Fire Heritage Center Board Opens Nominations

The National Fire Heritage Center Board of Directors has opened nominations for the Fire and Emergency Services Hall ...

CFSI Announces New Co-Sponsor of the Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS Award

The Congressional Fire Services Institute has announced a new co-sponsor of the Excellence in Fire Service-...

SAFER Application Period Closes March 6

REMINDER: THE FY 2014 STAFFING FOR ADEQUATE FIRE AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE (SAFER) APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSES ON FRIDAY, ...

FSA New Bid Awards to Include HME Ahrens-Fox for Fire and Emergency Apparatus

The Florida Sheriffs Association has posted the 2015 recipients of their bid award 15-11-0116. 

NFPA Receives Grant from State Farm for Second Annual Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

Every year, wildfires burn across the U.S. and more and more people are living where wildfires are a real risk. Nearl...

NIH begins early human clinical trial of Ebola vaccine

The testing of a second investigational Ebola vaccine candidate, VSV-ZEBOV (developed by researchers at the Public He...

Wildfire Mitigation Awards Committee Announces Partnership

The Wildfire Mitigation Awards Committee is pleased to announce the 2015 Wildfire Mitigation Award Winners.

NVFC's National Recruitment and Retention Campaign Wraps Up Research Phase

Last year, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) was awarded a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response...

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Stepping Up: So Why Are We Doing This?

Taking a moment to let your firefighters know the learning objectives of a particular training session can help them focus on its purpose, Ron Hiraki writes.

POLITICS & POLICIES

Report: Richmond (VA) Fire Department Hires Censured Deputy Chief

I. David Daniels, who was hired as deputy chief for the Richmond (VA) Fire Department, was censured by the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) for safety violations at a previous job, according to a news report.

Cal Fire Scandal Widens

Cal Fire officials said two employees have lost their jobs and 13 others were suspended and demoted over acts discovered during a investigation sparked by a homicide, a report says.

Report Looks at Disability Retirements Among Women in FDNY

A report from the New York Post says 70 percent of female firefighters with the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) have retired from the department on three-quarters disability pensions, claiming injuries on the job.

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The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire: Too Small a Value on Human Lives

On March 25, 1911, 146 garment workers were killed in a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in New York City. It was one of the deadliest fires in the history of the United States.

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Etowah County (AL) Rescuer Dies During Search for Missing Kayaker

One of the rescuers on that recovery mission on the Coosa River in Gadsden has died.

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Suspect Arrested in Fire that Critically Injured Fresno Fire Captain

Officials announced that a woman was arrested Thursday in connection with a structure fire that badly burned Fresno Fire Captain Pete Dern.

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FDIC 2015: How Firefighters Learn: How Fire Instructors Should Teach Them.

FDIC 2015, Monday, April 20, 1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. 236-237

“Everything--from firefighter safety to the support of the public (our customer and our source of funding)--rides on the capability of firefighter to perform when the customer calls.”  Evidence-based instruction and supervision methods are used to improve firefighter performance, our service to our community, and the morale among our members.

Fireground Management

TargetSolutions and VCOS Renew Partnership to Deliver 2015 Training Officer Recognition Award

TargetSolutions, a provider of online training and recordkeeping tools for public safety agencies, is excited to announce it is teaming up again with the IAFC's Volunteer & Combination Officers Section for the 2015 Training Officer Recognition Award.

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Nassau and Suffolk County Executives and Firefighters Team up to Recruit Volunteers

As part of a New York statewide effort to increase volunteer firefighter numbers, Long Island’s County Executives, fire departments and fire officials made a call for new recruits at a news conference on Thursday, April 23rd at 11:00 A.M. at the Nassau County Firefighters Museum & Education Center, on Museum Row in Garden City.

Grants

NVFC Unveils Recruitment Campaign and Elects Officers at 2015 Spring Board Meeting

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) Board of Directors met in Alexandria, VA, on April 17-18, 2015. Representatives from 43 state associations attended.

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Etowah County (AL) Rescuer Dies During Search for Missing Kayaker

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One of the rescuers on that recovery mission on the Coosa River in Gadsden has died.

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