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Members of Congress are urged to sign a letter that would include AFG and SAFER in an upcoming “must pass” funding bill
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
10 ways to incorporate the Firefighter Safety Stand Down theme into training and education activities
The funds could go toward building or renovating stations, adding emission control systems, installing backup power systems and building personnel quarters
Taking place June 18-24, the weeklong event encourages firefighters to focus training on the theme “Lithium-ion batteries: Are you ready?”
The bill creates an online public repository of tools and best practices for firefighters to reduce the release of and exposure to PFAS
The Snyder Fire Department’s new four-phase recruitment strategy is already showing results
Members can access crisis assistance plus resources for a variety of issues such as stress, family conflict, financial or legal concerns, addiction, grief and more
NFPA and USFA leaders share guidance for increasing public awareness of fire safety
S. 4882 also increases funding for the USFA to $95 million and repeals the sunset provision for AFG and SAFER
Schultz chaired the Kentucky Firefighters Association’s public education committee and worked on recruitment and retention for multiple departments
At CFSI’s annual symposium, the fire administrator touted enhanced collaboration and consistency of messaging from fire service groups
The Cedar Brook Volunteer Fire Company had seven volunteer firefighters at the time response operations ceased
As we approach Stand Down Week, June 19-25, take this Safety Stand Down quiz to test your situational awareness knowledge
Sponsored by the CFSI and NFFF, the Sarbanes award recognizes organizations for outstanding contributions to firefighter health and safety
The new funding opportunities are in memory of Heather Schafer, the council’s longtime leader who died last year