For 2022, we are changing the focus of RRSAW from informing the general public to reaching rural road safety practitioners directly. This aligns better with our mission and resources. First, the National Center for Rural Road Safety equips rural road safety practitioners, so we would like to evolve RRSAW to focus on them. Second, we […]
The Wildland Fire Assessment Program (WFAP) is a joint effort by the U.S. Forest Service and the NVFC to provide volunteer firefighters and non-operational personnel, such as Fire Corps members, with training on how to properly conduct assessments for homes located in the wildland-urban interface (WUI). This is the first program targeted at volunteers that […]
Carver Firefighters Association is raffling off 2 Averton Pace 500 Electric Bikes, Swagman E-SPEC Lockable Bike Rack. The total value of the package is the value $5,000. Tickets are $25 donation per ticket and only 500 tickets are to be sold.
STOW, Mass. (WWLP)– With July 4th celebrations on the horizon, the State Fire Marshal and State Police are reminding people that fireworks are illegal in Massachusetts and can be dangerous if not handled properly. According to the Department of Fire Services (DFS), there were more than 900 fires related to illegal fireworks between 2012 and 2021 […]
The NFA suspended its on-campus and field courses in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. By June 2020, the NFA and our partners from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives launched the first online instructor-led live 2-day course, “Fire Investigation: First Responders,” using the Zoom video conferencing app. Additional courses not requiring […]
Through a FEMA SAFER grant, the IAFC’s Volunteer Workforce Solutions program in partnership with the IAFC’s Volunteer Combination and Officers Section is offering $5,000 reimbursements to 20 fire departments across the country to produce a fire camp to help with recruitment efforts within their community. Preference will be given to departments that are using the […]