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  1. 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

  2. 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

  1. Coming Soon: Volunteer and Combination Fire Department Studies

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 4 Mar 2014

    Clearly, this vehicle has served your volunteer fire department and the community well ..... sake of it. A few miles away, another volunteer fire department chief is in hot water ..... available funding shrinks. And, as small volunteer departments begin to transition to small

  2. Fire Service Industry News: Water Operations Officer Development Hosted by Denville Volunteer Fire Department

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    Wed, 28 May 2014

    The scope of this course offered by the Denville Volunteer Fire Department is to prepare emergency managers and leaders ..... Saturday June 7 - 7:30am - 6:00pm Location Denville Volunteer Fire Department 2 Indian Road, Denville NJ 07834 Accommodations

  3. Volunteer Firefighting: NVFC Receives SAFER Grant for National Firefighter Recruitment and Retention Campaign

    Online Articles

    Thu, 17 Apr 2014

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has been awarded ..... Agency (FEMA) to implement a national volunteer firefighter recruitment and retention ..... local departments recruit and retain volunteer firefighters," said NVFC Chairman

  4. Firefighting News: Bucks County (PA) Launches Campaign to Increase Volunteer Firefighter Membership

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    Tue, 1 Apr 2014

    municipality has in common: a shortage of volunteer firefighters. To address this challenge ..... www.bucksfire.org. "The need for volunteer firefighters in a countywide issue ..... with a core message: Save. Protect. Volunteer ." The new www.bucksfire.org website

  5. New York Fire Departments Gear Up for Annual Recruitment Weekend for Volunteer Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Fri, 7 Mar 2014

    Volunteer fire departments across New York State will ..... part of the fourth annual RecruitNY statewide volunteer firefighter recruitment effort. RecruitNY is designed to help increase volunteer membership which has suffered over the last

  6. Volunteer Firefighting: FDIC 2014: The Professional Volunteer Fire Department

    Online Articles

    Mon, 10 Mar 2014

    present a classroom on "The Professional Volunteer Fire Department" at FDIC 2014 . The ..... Office. MORE TOM MERRILL The Professional Volunteer Fire Department: The New Member The Professional Volunteer Fire Department: Honesty, Integrity

  7. Fire Service Industry News: Action Training Systems, NVFC Team Up for $250K Training Giveaway for Volunteer Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Thu, 6 Feb 2014

    Action Training Systems (ATS) has teamed up with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to provide 50 online training packages to all- volunteer or mostly- volunteer departments, for a total of nearly $250,000 worth of training

  8. Fire Service Industry News: Nominate a Volunteer Firehouse in National Unsung Heroes Contest

    Online Articles

    Wed, 16 Apr 2014

    From now until May 7, you can nominate the volunteer fire department or volunteer firehouse you believe illustrates the greatness ..... The "Best of US" campaign is recognizing volunteer fire departments because they are everyday heroes