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  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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