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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Firefighting News: Shrinking Number of Volunteer Firefighters Leaves Communities at Risk

    Online Articles

    Mon, 22 Sep 2014

    NPR examines the shrinking number of volunteer firefighters: Judy and Harry Gaylor ..... family house to the ground. Harry credits volunteer firefighters from Evergreen Fire Rescue ..... the state's population is served by volunteer firefighters. But an ever-shrinking

  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. National Volunteer Fire Council

    Article

    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.

  7. Volunteer Firefighters: NVFC Adopts Position on Freelancing and Self-Dispatching

    Online Articles

    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    The National Volunteer Fire Council's (NVFC) Health, Safety , and Training Committee ..... NVFC Positon on Freelancing and Self-Dispatching The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) supports the leadership role of incident commanders

  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

  9. 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

  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