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  1. Fire Department Public Education: Seymour (TN) Volunteer Fire Department Invests in Local Kids' Summer Safety

    Online Articles

    Wed, 20 May 2015

    The Seymour (TN) Volunteer Fire Department, in cooperation with East Tennessee ..... Seymour Fire Department is an all volunteer organization covering 102 square miles ..... be found on FaceBook as “Seymour Volunteer Fire Department”, on Twitter

  2. Fire Service Operations: The Professional Volunteer Fire Department, Part 19–Apparatus Operators

    Online Articles

    Mon, 4 May 2015

    By Thomas A. Merrill In our volunteer fire departments, the majority ..... reason alone, the professional volunteer fire department must take the steps ..... response. All over the country, volunteer firefighter numbers are declining at an alarming rate

  1. Volunteer Firefighting: Some Tennessee Fire Departments Move to Full-Time

    Online Articles

    Fri, 8 May 2015

    stations in the eastern part of the state are operated by volunteer firefighters , but the state says that number is on the decline ..... full-time firefighters on the roster, such as the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department. "We are getting such a population base

  2. Fire Service Industry News: Howard County (MD) Volunteer Firefighters to Participate in 1st Annual Statewide Volunteer Recruitment Initiative

    Online Articles

    Wed, 8 Apr 2015

    The volunteer fire corporations of Howard County Department of Fire ..... s Association’s first annual Statewide Volunteer Recruitment Open House recruitment initiative. All six volunteer fire corporations in Howard County will participate

  3. Rethinking Recruitment and Retention for the Volunteer Fire Department

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 Apr 2015

    the dwindling staff of the country's volunteer fire departments. According to the most ..... and dire warnings about the demise of volunteer fire departments, various countermeasures ..... recruitment and retention dilemma in volunteer fire departments is a big challenge

  4. Volunteer Firefighting: NVFC Announces 2015 Award Winners

    Online Articles

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is pleased to announce ..... Edward J. Mello joined the Ballston Volunteer Fire Department in Arlington, Virginia ..... County Firemen's Association and the Volunteer Coordinator for the Arlington County

  5. Oklahoma Bill Would Allow Older Volunteer Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Wed, 15 Apr 2015

    The current age limit of a new volunteer firefighter is 45 years old. That could change if Governor ..... they are above the age of 45. "The law was written to bar new volunteer firefighters above the age of 45 because the pension system

  6. University of Notre Dame Volunteer Firefighter Sean Killelea Receives the 2015 Courage and Valor Award

    Online Articles

    Wed, 22 Apr 2015

    Warren Township (IN) Fire Department received the 2015 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award . Captain Killelea also serves as a volunteer firefighter for the University of Notre Dame. President and Chief Executive Officer of PennWell Corporation, Mr. Robert

  7. Oklahoma Governor Signs Bill to Expand Volunteer Firefighter Base

    Online Articles

    Wed, 22 Apr 2015

    People over the age of 45 will now be allowed to volunteer as firefighters, reports kfor.com ( http://bit.ly/1Ql9JuN ) Governor Mary Fallin signed House Bill 2005 that gives potential

  8. Fire Service Industry News: Rep. Barletta Re-Introduces Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act

    Online Articles

    Tue, 10 Mar 2015

    R-PA) reintroduced the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders ..... which would clarify in statute that volunteer emergency responders will not be treated ..... volunteers. In September 2013, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) sent a letter to