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  1. Drill of the Week: Initial Drills for Volunteer Departments

    Online Articles

    Fri, 20 Oct 2006

    so many tours per month mean so many subjects. In a volunteer department , too many factors influence when firefighters attend ..... most members are issues many training officers face in volunteer departments . The training should be based several factors. These

  2. Today's Debate: Training--Volunteer Departments' Doom? Results/Comments

    Online Articles

    Tue, 2 Apr 2002

    will ultimately doom volunteer departments ? Final Results : YES ..... requirements will doom the volunteer department . I have seen already ..... Lucheme... "No. Volunteer departments can keep up with today ..... career firefighters. Volunteer departments can form regional teams

  1. The $500 Training Makeover

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Dec 2012

    in training requirements has placed a large burden on volunteer departments . Worse yet, these training requirements have encroached ..... on training leaves many volunteers disengaged. As a volunteer department of 300 members in 14 stations (500 square miles

  2. NFA Seeking Students to Participate in New VIP Course: Presenting Effective Public Education Programs

    Online Articles

    Mon, 24 Jun 2002

    volunteer providers in volunteer departments or to the only paid staff ..... emergency services personnel in volunteer departments , or those individuals ..... only career person in a volunteer department , including allied professionals

  3. THE 4-H FIRE DEPARTMENT

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Oct 1999

    What will it take to carry your volunteer department forward? What tools or skills do ..... few years ago, we were a classic volunteer department . You know the kind: You`re not ..... any fire department, especially a volunteer department : work at the incident scene, work

  4. FIREFIGHTER ASSISTANCE AND SEARCH TEAMS IN VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENTS

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Dec 2002

    train in the required skills. All volunteer departments are limited in what training they ..... All department personnel. Some volunteer departments train all personnel in FAST techniques ..... training drill. Remember that in many volunteer departments , training or experience levels

  5. Smaller volunteer departments need funds for safety initiatives

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Jul 2010

    Smaller, rural volunteer fire departments need more funding to implement the recommendations of the Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program, an initiative of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), according to a study published online by RTI Press.

  6. Legislation would change funding limit for NJ volunteer departments

    Online Articles

    Thu, 25 Jan 2007

    Bill introduced earlier this month would let municipalities in the Garden State contribute more to local volunteer fire companies or districts.

  7. PROBLEMS, SOLUTIONS, AND FOOD FOR THOUGHT FOR VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENTS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Mar 1999

    PROBLEMS, SOLUTIONS, AND FOOD FOR THOUGHT FOR VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENTS PEMNA: A guide for fire chiefs, presidents, commissioners, and district boards. Discusses and offers solutions to problems

  8. New funding policy expected to benefit volunteer departments

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Mar 1998

    New funding policy expected to benefit volunteer departments In an effort to acquire more funding for the Rural Community Fire Protection (RCFP) program, the National Volunteer Fire Council