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  1. Fire Department Public Education: Seymour (TN) Volunteer Fire Department Invests in Local Kids' Summer Safety

    Online Articles

    Wed, 20 May 2015

    The Seymour (TN) Volunteer Fire Department, in cooperation with East Tennessee ..... Seymour Fire Department is an all volunteer organization covering 102 square miles ..... be found on FaceBook as “Seymour Volunteer Fire Department”, on Twitter

  2. Volunteer Texas Firefighter Responds to Call, Saves Own Family

    Online Articles

    Tue, 9 Jun 2015

    A Texas volunteer firefighter responded to a head-on collision, only to discover his wife and ..... said Van Riper, the assistant fire chief at the Thomas Lake Road Volunteer Fire Department told KTRK. Van Riper’s wife, Amber, suffered

  3. Volunteer Firefighting: Some Tennessee Fire Departments Move to Full-Time

    Online Articles

    Fri, 8 May 2015

    stations in the eastern part of the state are operated by volunteer firefighters , but the state says that number is on the decline ..... full-time firefighters on the roster, such as the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department. "We are getting such a population base

  4. Volunteer Firefighting: NVFC Announces 2015 Award Winners

    Online Articles

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is pleased to announce ..... Edward J. Mello joined the Ballston Volunteer Fire Department in Arlington, Virginia ..... County Firemen's Association and the Volunteer Coordinator for the Arlington County

  5. Register Department's Volunteer Opportunities with New Recruitment Campaign

    Online Articles

    Tue, 2 Jun 2015

      The NVFC has launched the department portal component of its new Make Me a Firefighter volunteer recruitment campaign. Visit http://portal.nvfc.org to join the campaign and showcase your department's volunteer opportunities.

  6. Volunteer Firefighting: Fire Departments Across the State Gear Up for Fifth Annual RecruitNY Weekend

    Online Articles

    Wed, 11 Feb 2015

    Volunteer fire departments across New York State ..... the fifth annual RecruitNY statewide volunteer firefighter recruitment effort. RecruitNY ..... initiative designed to help increase volunteer membership in local fire departments

  7. Firefighting Equipment: ONE Boat Delivers 'R ONE Series' 1660 Deluxe Package to Satsuma (FL) Volunteer Fire Department

    Online Articles

    Thu, 18 Jun 2015

    The Satsuma (FL) Volunteer Fire Department recently purchased a custom “R ONE Series Deluxe Package” from Rescue ONE Corporation dba: ONE Boat. The

  8. 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

  9. Fire Service Industry News: Rep. Barletta Re-Introduces Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act

    Online Articles

    Tue, 10 Mar 2015

    R-PA) reintroduced the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders ..... which would clarify in statute that volunteer emergency responders will not be treated ..... volunteers. In September 2013, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) sent a letter to

  10. Rethinking Recruitment and Retention for the Volunteer Fire Department

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 Apr 2015

    the dwindling staff of the country's volunteer fire departments. According to the most ..... and dire warnings about the demise of volunteer fire departments, various countermeasures ..... recruitment and retention dilemma in volunteer fire departments is a big challenge