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  1. Legislation would change funding limit for NJ volunteer departments

    Online Articles

    Thu, 25 Jan 2007

    the maximum amount a municipality may contribute to a volunteer fire company or fire district from $90,000.00 per year to ..... raise and appropriate funds to be granted annually to volunteer fire companies or fire districts within their jurisdiction. Currently

  2. COMPLACENCY Can Have Tragic Results

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jun 2003

    There must be something wrong with the system." In volunteer fire companies , some members may not even bother responding to the ..... service, is safety officer for the Big Tree (NY) Volunteer Fire Company . He is a past chief of the Blas-dell (NY) Fire

  3. TRAINING HELPS CURTAIL JUNKYARD FIRE

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Feb 2005

    8, 2004, Laureldale Volunteer Fire Company firefighters responded ..... photo 2). The Laureldale Volunteer Fire Company , located three miles ..... Weymouth, and Cologne volunteer fire companies , protects Hamilton Township

  4. Apparatus Showcase

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Oct 2006

    com Click here to enlarge image The Republic (PA) Volunteer Fire Company is responding with a new HME SILVERFOX PUMPER powered ..... Engine 1 in Staten Island, New York, is one of several volunteer fire companies within New York City that support the Fire Department

  5. SCHOOL SHOOTINGS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Mar 2004

    information officer, Robertsdale (PA) Wood & Broad Top Volunteer Fire Company Response: A similar scenario has crossed my mind dozens ..... such incidents. I suspect that many other "rural" volunteer fire companies might be in the same boat. As terrorism hits closer

  6. THE ROLE OF THE COMPANY OFFICER IN MANAGING DIVERSITY

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jul 2001

    I live near Washington, D.C., and many of the volunteer fire companies and rescue squads are struggling to remain volunteer ..... of the day, or more prestige within the ranks of a volunteer fire company . This is particularly true for career firefighters

  7. News In Brief

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    Transportation. Gekas notes, "The funding crisis suffered by volunteer fire companies poses a potential public safety threat." The bill ..... Effective April 1, 2000, all prospective and transfer volunteer fire company members-county, city, town, village, and fire

  8. 125 YEARS:A LOOK AT SOME PERSISTENT ISSUES

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Dec 2002

    controversy more than 100 years ago. Rivalry between volunteer fire companies and paid fire departments existed as much then as it ..... for long. In many cases, it caused the demise of the volunteer fire company . JOHN M. BUCKMAN is chief of the German Township

  9. Malta Ridge (NY) Volunteer Fire Company Stands Behind New Smoke Alarm Recommendations

    Online Articles

    Fri, 1 Oct 2010

    With!” as the theme for this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, October 3-9, which Malta Ridge Volunteer Fire Company (MRVFC) is supporting locally. NFPA has been the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for 88 years

  10. Fire Service Industry News: New York State Volunteer Fire Companies Will Be Required to Screen Applicants for Prior Sex Offenses

    Online Articles

    Wed, 3 Dec 2014

    FASNY attorneys: Anita L. Pelletier, Esq., Michael J. Cooney, Esq. and Brian W. Mahoney, Esq. Local volunteer fire companies and the men and women who serve enjoy a special position of trust within our communities. Firefighters are