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Flooding Puts Germany’s Volunteer Fire Service in Spotlight

Germany has as many as 22,000 volunteer fire departments, and those numbers are rising By DW.com Fire brigades usually carry out rescue and recovery operations, extinguish fires and protect life and property...

Pa. Volunteer Firefighter Dies at House Fire

He began volunteering because the Canadian here on his wife’s work visa wasn’t permitted to work for money By Firefighter Close Calls A 35-year-old volunteer Firefighter in the Philadelphia...

Hazmat Vol Firefighters Getting it Done in the Volunteer State

They are the only all-volunteer hazmat crew in the state By Hazmat Nation Hawkins County Emergency Response Team was organized in May 1995 by Bob Laeng, who served as chief. He had a favorite saying that has...

How fire departments can navigate the legal marijuana maze

Long-time fire service attorney and volunteer firefighter steers us through the legal minefield of marijuana use and volunteer firefighting By Rick Markley Love or hate recent general elections, one trend...

Chief Compton Given Fallen Firefighter Foundation Award

Chief Compton’s leadership served as a catalyst, building strong bridges between the Foundation and the national fire service organizations The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is pleased to present the...

NVFC Awards Open for Nominations

Nominations for all four awards are due by January 29 The National Volunteer Fire Council recognizes achievement in the volunteer fire and emergency services through its annual awards program. Nominations for the...

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