Trending Topics

National Volunteer Fire Council

Chief Marc Bashoor details what makes this year’s event unique
The initiative calls for the suspension of non-emergency activities to focus solely on safety and health training and discussion
State fire association official believes improvements are needed but proposed regulations are not achievable for small departments
What it means to talk about safety and survival in an inherently unsafe profession
FireRescue1 contributors and board members share their top back-to-basics training
A review of statements and resources from the USFA, NVFC, OSHA Training Institute Education and Firefighters Association of the State of New York
This is the second of four opportunities to win a Cairns 1836 Fire Helmet in 2024
A total of $60,000 will be donated to six departments by CHEMTREC and its supporters
NVFC urges fire and EMS personnel to review the proposed standard, understand its potential impact on their communities and prepare their comments for OSHA
Two NVFC members will each be awarded a scholarship for up to 60 credit hours
Steve Austin, John Swan Sr., Joseph Valentino and the Inver Grove Heights Fire Department Explorer Program are recognized for their service to the volunteer fire community
The Emergency Drinking Water for Wildland Firefighters program is an expansion of Anheuser-Busch’s longstanding tradition of providing emergency drinking water and supplies for disaster relief efforts
The campaign emphasizes the importance of training by reinforcing proper strategies and tactics with a focus on the fundamentals
Members of Congress are urged to sign a letter that would include AFG and SAFER in an upcoming “must pass” funding bill
The specialized program consists of 10 meticulously crafted courses instructed by prominent subject matter experts
First responders can search for providers by by location, areas of expertise, accepted insurance, licensure and telehealth
Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell and other leaders will travel to Detroit, Chicago and Columbus, Ohio, to draw public attention to winter fire safety measures
AFG and SAFER programs are scheduled to expire on Sept. 30, 2024
Government officials hear testimonies about challenges involving recruitment, cancer, mental health, EVs, climate change and beyond
NVFC releases updated Junior Firefighter Program starter kit The National Volunteer Fire Council resource covers everything from liability to recruitment
The documentary has a clear message for the fire service: You need to understand your community and be willing to make changes
The leaders of eight industry organizations gathered on stage in Kansas City to share their cooperative vision for the future of the fire service
The U.S. fire administrator touted the work of the Fire and Life Safety Communicator’s Initiative and the collaborative effort to focus on the fire service’s messaging challenges through #FireServiceOneVoice
The Senate version of the DHS Appropriations bill would cut AFG and SAFER grant funding by $22 million
Call your senators about restoring the proposed $22 million in fire grant program cuts
In partnership with the NVFC, the brewer will supply water to 34 departments
Eric Valliere, chair of the Fire Department Safety Officers Association, spoke with FireRescue1 about this year’s safety push around electric batteries