Apply Now for CHEMTREC® HELP Award to Support Hazmat Preparedness

Two volunteer fire departments will be awarded $10,000 each to enhance their hazmat incident preparedness and response. CHEMTREC®, the world’s leading source of 24/7 call center support and information during hazardous materials incidents, has teamed up with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to offer the 2020 CHEMTREC® HELP (Hazmat Emergencies Local Preparedness) Award. Through…

CivicCMS® Honors Local Difference-Makers with Small Town Volunteer Award

CivicCMS, part of the CivicPlus® platform of integrated technology for local governments, has announced a program to recognize small-town civic volunteers and volunteer organizations that are making a difference in their community. CivicCMS is launching the Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award program; local government representatives may nominate citizens or citizen organizations. The initiative will…

MSA’s Globe Gear Giveaway

Does your department need new turnout gear and helmets? Last chance to apply for the 2020 MSA Globe Gear Giveaway! Enter now for your chance to win new turnout gear and helmets to better protect your department’s firefighters. The deadline to apply is June 1. http://bit.ly/2FImhQA Globe by MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire…

May 17-23 National EMS Week

May 17-23 is National EMS Week. VSFA recognizes and shows appreciation for all the EMS providers across Virginia for all they do for their communities. You are appreciated! More information from Virginia OEMS 

FY2019 SAFER Application Period Extended

    Updated Deadlines Original Application Submission Deadline: May 15, 2020, at 5 p.m. ET. ·         Extended Application Submission Deadline for Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER): Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at 5 p.m. ET. In recognition of the economic hardships facing local jurisdictions and fire departments across the country as a result…

Firefighter/EMS Provider

The Goochland County Department of Fire-Rescue & Emergency Services will be accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMS Provider. Our Department is an all-hazard, combination fire-rescue organization. We currently operate out of 6 stations that are strategically positioned within the +/- 280 square miles of the county and serve a population of 22,500. Goochland County…

FAMA 2020 Phillip L. Turner Fire Protection Scholarship

Dear Fire Engineering and Fire Administration Professors: Please help raise awareness of FAMA’s 2020 Phillip L. Turner Fire Protection Scholarship by forwarding this email to your students and posting the scholarship details where appropriate for visibility. Additionally, please encourage your full-time students (sophomore, junior or senior) enrolled in a four-year program or master’s degree program…

Easily correlate Responder Safety modules to NFPA JPRs!

Easily correlate Responder Safety modules to NFPA JPRs! The Responder Safety Learning Network has a new resource to help you take charge of your professional development! Four new correlations documents show you which Responder Safety modules are related to roadway response safety and traffic incident management JPRs in NFPA 1001, NFPA 1021, NFPA 1091, and…