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  1. 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

  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

  1. 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

  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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

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

    Online Articles

    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

  7. 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

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

    Online Articles

    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