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  1. 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

  2. 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

  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 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  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. 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

  10. Volunteer Firefighting: Texas Firefighter Saves Twin Brother's Life

    Online Articles

    Fri, 29 Aug 2014

      A Port O'Connor (TX) volunteer firefighter used his training while off duty to save his twin brother's life following an accident. Video courtesy of KAVU-TV. For more, go to http://bit.ly/XYetQO