Leadership

CumberlandValley Volunteer Firemen’s Association

Issue 6 and Volume 156.

A video training program, “Highway Safety for Emergency Services,” is available from the CUMBERLAND VALLEY VOLUNTEER FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION (CVVFA) and its EMERGENCY RESPONDER SAFETY INSTITUTE free from the association’s Web site at www.respondersafety.com. The site also has numerous downloadable reports, policy papers, and standard operating procedures aimed at reducing secondary highway incidents involving emergency responders. The awareness-level tape is designed to improve responder safety for all emergency responders answering calls on streets or highways. A United States Fire Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation grant funded the tape, and VFIS, Firehouse.com, and Firefighter Advantage provided additional support. VFIS produced the video and Firefighter Advantage operates the fulfillment and distribution center for orders. The CVVFA includes members from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and West Virginia. The nonprofit FIREFIGHTERS SAVE A LIFE FUND is dedicated to working with local fire agencies to ensure every fire department in the United States has…

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