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  1. Volunteer Firefighting: Globe, DuPont, and NVFC Give Away 51 Sets of Firefighter Gear in 2013

    Online Articles

    Mon, 13 Jan 2014

    Globe , DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) partnered ..... give away 51 sets of gear to 14 volunteer fire departments in need across ..... Giveaway Program provides struggling volunteer departments with much-needed

  2. Volunteer Firefighting: Volunteer Firefighters Exempt from Obamacare Provisions

    Online Articles

    Mon, 13 Jan 2014

    Department: Treasury Ensures Fair Treatment for Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Under ..... important question arises about how the hours of volunteer firefighters and other volunteer emergency responders should be taken into account

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Volunteer Firefighting: The Professional Volunteer Fire Department: Recruitment

    Online Articles

    Thu, 13 Jun 2013

    By Thomas A. Merrill If your volunteer fire department is like mine, you ..... of them to discuss the role your volunteer fire department and firefighters ..... you do. In my area, all local volunteer departments host an open house in

  10. 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