The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) knows training is a vital component of being a firefighter or EMS provider. We also know that costs can be prohibitive. That is why we are making it easier to attend our upcoming Health & Safety Training Summit, taking place June 24-25 in Orlando, FL. NVFC members can take […]
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The MCVFA is a Massachusetts Non-Profit Corporation. MCVFA is also affiliated with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC). The MCVFA has about 2500 members who are call or volunteer fire and EMS providers in about 150 fire departments across Massachusetts. Membership in the MCVFA costs $20 per member per year. The MCVFA’s […]
National Volunteer Week, April 17-23, is a great time to let your community know your department needs more volunteers. New outreach materials are now available in the Make Me A Firefighter department portal to help with recruitment. Login or register for free and go to “Customize Campaign Materials” to access the new designs. In addition, […]
Name: Joe Nedder Title: Deputy Chief of Training Department: Mendon Fire Department Location: Mendon, MA Why are you an NVFC member? I have always believed that volunteers need to speak with a united voice. What is your occupation? Retired now, but still working at least “full-time” teaching, writing, and gaining more knowledge. Prior to all […]
NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems provides the criteria for the routine activities that must be conducted to ensure that water-based fire protection systems, such as automatic sprinklers systems, can be relied upon in the event of a fire. These activities range from simple visual confirmation of […]
Join us this week as we invite West Barnstable Fire Chief Joe Maruca to talk about Fire Districts: What qualifies or creates a District? And more specifically – what makes West Barnstable Fire District so unique? Hear at Fire District – West Barnstable podcast here.