Volunteer Firefighter International

Your Volunteer Fire Department Can Support COVID-19 Community Testing

Fire departments can earn money offering Covid tests on site Source: NVFC The National Volunteer Fire Council and Color Health, in partnership with the CDC, are supporting free COVID-19 lab testing for under...

U.S. Navy Firefighters Train for Guam Wildland Fires

The training aimed to improve air to ground interoperability when responding to wildfires By Shaina Marie O’Neal, Joint Region Marianas First responders from Joint Region Marianas, Naval Base Guam, and...

Eleven Countries Examine Volunteer Firefighting Issues

CTIF Volunteer Firefighter Commission held its seventh meeting and issued this report. Source: CTIF During the April 6 commission meeting, representatives from 11 countries discussed issues facing their...

Are Age Requirements Hurting Volunteer Fire Departments

In addition to keeping good volunteers off the department, age limitations may violate federal law By Robert Avsec, Executive Fire Officer, Fire & EMS Leader Pro I participate in several fire service...

9 Rules to Being a Better Volunteer Firefighter — Part 2

Being a better firefighter starts with being your best from a health and wellness standpoint; here are the second three rules that will get you there By Rick Markley There’s more than a grain of truth in the...

Firefighting in Ukraine

Firefighters in Ukraine faced significant equipment challenges before the Russian invasion By Rick Markley UPDATE: PBS Frontline aired a recent episode looking at the effects of the ongoing war in Ukraine. In it they...

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