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  1. Fire EMS News: Icy Conditions Create Crash that Injured Two Maryland Volunteer EMS Workers

    Online Articles

    Sun, 15 Feb 2015

    Two volunteer Montgomery County emergency medical services personnel were injured early ..... http://bit.ly/1zFSAQu ) The EMS personnel are identified as volunteer Glen Echo Fire Department EMT Thomas E. Schryver, 26, and EMT Sydney

  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. Wisconsin Volunteer Firefighter Dies During Mutual Aid Response

    Online Articles

    Fri, 30 Jan 2015

    ROSENDALE, WI—A firefighter from the Rosendale Volunteer Fire Department in Wisconsin died January 21 after becoming unresponsive during a mutual aid response to a structure fire . Leslie

  4. 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

  5. Fire Service Industry News: New York State Volunteer Fire Companies Will Be Required to Screen Applicants for Prior Sex Offenses

    Online Articles

    Wed, 3 Dec 2014

    York (FASNY) has worked to empower volunteer fire departments with the ability to ..... prohibit sex offenders from joining the volunteer fire service. Following is a guide to ..... and Brian W. Mahoney, Esq. Local volunteer fire companies and the men and women

  6. 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

  7. National Volunteer Fire Council


    Fri, 14 Nov 2014

    The National Volunteer Fire Council is the leading nonprofit membership association representing the interests of the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services.

  8. 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

  9. KS Volunteer Fired After Drunken Joyride in Department Vehicle

    Online Articles

    Wed, 24 Dec 2014

    vehicle on the western edge of Ottawa, siren blazing. Authorities say Chelsea Matthew, of Ottawa, who had worked as a volunteer firefighter for more than six months, was out for a joyride in the Lincoln-Ottawa-Harrison Fire Department vehicle and

  10. Fire EMS: Volunteer Firefighter Struck by Vehicle While Helping Motorist in Pennsylvania

    Online Articles

    Mon, 8 Dec 2014

    A volunteer firefighter was struck early Sunday while trying to assist a motorist on an interstate in Pennsylvania. According to a report