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  1. Volunteer Firefighting: Texas Firefighter Saves Twin Brother's Life

    Online Articles

    Fri, 29 Aug 2014

      A Port O'Connor (TX) volunteer firefighter used his training while off duty to save his twin brother's life following an accident. Video courtesy of KAVU-TV. For more, go to http://bit.ly/XYetQO

  2. 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

  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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Fire Destroys Mt. Eden (KY) Volunteer Firehouse

    Online Articles

    Tue, 5 Aug 2014

    A fire destroyed the Mount Eden Volunteer Fire Department's main firehouse and ..... John Butler Jr. with the Mt. Eden Volunteer Fire Department. Mount Eden VFD officials ..... know the fire's cause. The Mount Eden Volunteer Fire Department had just celebrated their

  7. 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

  8. 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