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  1. Volunteer Firefighting: Fire Departments in North Carolina, Pennsylvania Awarded Gear in Globe Giveaway

    Online Articles

    Mon, 20 Oct 2014

    Technologies (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are pleased to ..... Globe Gear Giveaway: the Bannertown Volunteer Fire Department (NC) and the Winfield Township Volunteer Fire Company (PA). These departments

  2. Firefighting News: Shrinking Number of Volunteer Firefighters Leaves Communities at Risk

    Online Articles

    Mon, 22 Sep 2014

    NPR examines the shrinking number of volunteer firefighters: Judy and Harry Gaylor ..... family house to the ground. Harry credits volunteer firefighters from Evergreen Fire Rescue ..... the state's population is served by volunteer firefighters. But an ever-shrinking

  1. Succession Planning in Volunteer and Combination Departments

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    strong beliefs of self-determination, volunteer fire departments have held elections ..... our elections?" If you are like most volunteer fire departments, the answer is ..... Watch in Dutch New Amsterdam to today, volunteer firefighting efforts have thrived in

  2. USFA and NVFC Initiate Study of Emergent Health and Safety Issues in the Volunteer Fire Service

    Online Articles

    Mon, 28 Jul 2014

    initiated a project with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to study firefighter ..... challenges that are occurring in the volunteer fire service and develop initiatives ..... duty injuries and fatalities among volunteer firefighters and EMS responders. This

  3. Volunteer Firefighters: NVFC Adopts Position on Freelancing and Self-Dispatching

    Online Articles

    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    The National Volunteer Fire Council's (NVFC) Health, Safety , and Training Committee ..... NVFC Positon on Freelancing and Self-Dispatching The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) supports the leadership role of incident commanders

  4. Volunteer Fire Service: NVFC Releases New Guide for Families of Volunteer Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014

    Joining the volunteer fire service means a lifestyle change not only for the individual volunteer , but also for their entire family . To help family members navigate the volunteer fire service life, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC

  5. Colorado Volunteer Fire Departments Struggling with Staff Shortage

    Online Articles

    Tue, 2 Sep 2014

    Volunteer firefighters protect about half of Colorado's residents, with solely volunteer departments being responsible for about 70 ..... they don't get paid. There are 198 all- volunteer departments in Colorado serving more than 450

  6. Volunteer Fire Department Consolidation in Pennsylvania

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 22 Jul 2014

    fire departments in the United States are volunteer -based, and their members total to about ..... the fire departments are 96.1 percent volunteer , and the approximately 1,500 Pennsylvania volunteer fire departments produce a tax savings

  7. Fire Service Industry News: Researcher Awarded $1.5 Million Grant from FEMA to Address Health of Volunteer Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Thu, 21 Aug 2014

    wellness program intended to improve volunteer firefighters' nutrition and fitness ..... obesity and cardiovascular disease. " Volunteer firefighters comprise the majority of ..... educating and changing the behaviors of volunteer firefighters about fitness and nutrition

  8. Volunteer Firefighters: Globe Offers Discount to NVFC Members

    Online Articles

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014

    turnout gear is a challenge for many volunteer fire departments . Globe is providing ..... value price. In addition, National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) members receive ..... View flyer for product details . To help volunteer and combination departments even further