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Nominations for NVFC Fire Prevention Award Due February 15

Do you know a volunteer firefighter whose achievements in the fire service and in the community exemplify the philosophy of fire prevention? Nominate this outstanding individual for the NVFC Fire Prevention Award. Nominations must be received by February 15.

The NVFC Fire Prevention Award, sponsored by First Alert, was established in the memory of volunteer firefighter and NVFC Board member Marc Mueller, who energetically promoted the causes of volunteer firefighters and supported all efforts to elevate the volunteer fire and emergency services to their highest level. This prestigious national award is presented each year at the NVFC Spring Board Meeting, which will be held this year from April 2-6 in Arlington, VA, just outside of Washington, DC.

To nominate an individual for the NVFC Fire Prevention Award, submit a nomination packet including:

• nomination form (available at
• a background sheet or resume containing an overview of the individual’s experience, education, and other pertinent information
• letters of recommendation supporting the nominee

Email submissions to or mail to:

NVFC Fire Prevention Award
Attn: Kimberly Ettinger
7852 Walker Drive, Suite 450
Greenbelt, MD 20770

Visit for more information, including award criteria and a nomination form.

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is the leading nonprofit membership association representing the interests of the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services. The NVFC serves as the voice of the volunteer in the national arena and provides invaluable tools, resources, programs, and advocacy for first responders across the nation. Learn more at