Host a Blood Drive at Your Local Fire Department

Every two seconds, someone in America needs blood. The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has teamed up with the American Red Cross to encourage local fire and EMS departments to host a blood drive. Not only will you be saving even more lives, you’ll be fostering teamwork among your members, building goodwill within your community,…

VDFP Welomes New Deputy Director

    Virginia Department of Fire Programs welcomes newly appointed Deputy Director, Robert Dubé. Dubé joins VDFP with over four decades of experience in firefighting and emergency management. About Deputy Director Dube’       Brook Pittinger moves into the position of Assistant Chief of Administration & Risk Management Services.

Nominations for the NVFC’s Fire Service Achievement Awards Due February 7

 Each spring, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) honors a volunteer firefighter who has provided a lifetime of service, a volunteer firefighter or EMS provider who has demonstrated leadership in the area of responder health and wellness, an outstanding junior firefighter, and an exemplary junior firefighter program. All recipients receive a personalized award and national…

7 Lives in 14 Days: We Cannot Wait Another Day

  In the first two weeks of 2020, seven roadway responders have been struck and killed by vehicles while assisting the public. Seven responders lost in fourteen days. These losses end people’s lives, destroy families, destabilize departments, and threaten the safety of the motoring public. We cannot wait another day to make this a top…

Charlie Singleton passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2019

. Visitation January 13, Monday night 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Whitten Funeral Home, 3966 S. Amherst Highway, Madison Heights, VA Funeral 11:00 a.m. Tuesday Jan. 14th in First Baptist Church of Monroe, 139 Francis Avenue, Monroe, VA 24574 Any department bringing apparatus please arrive at the church by 10:00 am. If possible There will…

Nominations for the NVFC’s Fire Service Achievement Awards Due February 7

Each spring, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) honors a volunteer firefighter who has provided a lifetime of service, a volunteer firefighter or EMS provider who has demonstrated leadership in the area of responder health and wellness, an outstanding junior firefighter, and an exemplary junior firefighter program. All recipients receive a personalized award and national…