NVFC is offering Scholarships through Columbia Southern University

Columbia Southern University (CSU), one of the nation’s first completely online universities, is offering two, two-year scholarships to members of the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC). Each scholarship will be applied to two consecutive years towards the completion of one of CSU’s online associate, bachelor’s, master’s, or certificate programs.  Scholarship details are CSU will award two scholarships to
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NFPA Releases Updated Smoke Alarm Installation Guide

The National Fire Protection Association has released a new edition of Planning & Implementing a Successful Smoke Alarm Installation Program. This comprehensive guide includes everything you’ll need to create a smoke alarm installation program in your community, including tips on selecting volunteers, soliciting donations, and publicizing your program. Download the guide here, and find more smoke alarm
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NAFTD Releases Rules of Engagement for Safe Fire Service Training

North American Fire Training Directors (NAFTD), in partnership with the International Association of Fire Chiefs Safety, Health and Survival Section, have released the Rules of Engagement for Safe Fire Service Training. Developed through a consensus of training directors and safety officers across the U.S. and Canada, these 10 simple steps will help achieve the goal of
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FREE Ethanol Safety Seminars coming to Massachusetts

Please join the Fore River Transportation Corporation, TRANSCAER®, Federal Railroad Administration and the Renewable Fuels Association for Ethanol Safety Seminars in Westfield, MA on August 26th & 27th. Attendees will receive in-depth information on proper training techniques that first responders and hazmat personnel need to effectively respond to an ethanol-related emergency. Certificates of Completion will be handed out to all attendees at
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MCVFA/SAFER Scholarship Update, July 1, 2014

To All SAFER Scholarship Recipients, Update July 22, 2014 The second round of Spring 2014 semester reimbursements were sent out on Monday, July 21, 2014. If you had submitted all your documentation (invoice, proof of payment, and grades) prior to June 28 then you should be included in this round. If you have a question about
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