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National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children's Foundation Sends Emergency Grant to Family of Hattiesburg Police Officer

National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children's Foundation (NLEAFCF) has sent out a $5,000 emergency grant ...

Situation: Ferguson

Situational awareness is paramount to success. The fire service must use Ferguson as a catalyst to look within our ow...

Two Boston Firefighters who Died in Back Bay Fire to be Honored

Two Boston firefighters who died in a Back Bay fire last March will be posthumously awarded medals of valor Saturday ...

Bid on TEEX/ESTI Training in the NVFC Auction

Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and Emergency Services Training Institute (ETSI) have donated $3,6...

IAFC Wins 2015 Gold Circle Award for Association Marketing Excellenc

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) today announced it has been recognized by the American Society of...

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, ...

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National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children's Foundation Sends Emergency Grant to Family of Hattiesburg Police Officer

National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children's Foundation (NLEAFCF) has sent out a $5,000 emergency grant this week to the family of a police officer lost in the line of duty last Saturday night.

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