Safety Stand Down 2021

Rebuild Rehab Taking place each year during the third full week of June, Safety Stand Down highlights critical safety, health, and survival issues for fire and emergency services personnel. Departments are asked to suspend all non-emergency activities during the week to focus their attention on safety and health education efforts. A week is provided to…

Help Us Reach Our Goal

Hi Everyone! We’ve set a bidding goal of 170 bids for Virginia State Fire Fighters Association and we need your help to make our fundraiser a success! Please share our auction link: YourCharityAuction.com/vsfa  with your friends who will be excited about bidding, donating and supporting the VSFA. Every bid helps! Thank you,

IRS RESPONDS TO NVFC REQUEST FOR CLARIFICATION ON VOLUNTEER TAX EXEMPTION

June 1, 2021 On May 18, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) formally responded to requests by National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) chair Steve Hirsch and NVFC director from Maryland Eric Bernard for clarification on implementation of the tax exemption on volunteer recruitment and retention benefits established by the Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act. The following are the questions posed by…

Registration Now Open for the 2021 NVFC Recruitment & Retention Experience

Registration Now Open for the 2021 NVFC Recruitment & Retention Experience Travel stipends are available The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) will host its inaugural Recruitment and Retention Experience on September 17-18, 2021, in Cleveland, OH. This interactive educational and networking conference is open to all volunteer firefighters and EMS providers nationwide, with sessions targeted…

FirstNet®, Built with AT&T, and NVFC Collaborate to Give Away Pandemic Supplies to Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments

FirstNet®, Built with AT&T, and NVFC Collaborate to Give Away Pandemic Supplies to Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments COVID-19 has had a significant impact on frontline first responders, including the volunteer fire and EMS community. To assist in the safety of these workers, FirstNet, Built with AT&T has teamed-up with the National Volunteer Fire Council…

VSFA Online Auction

Hey Everyone! We are holding an online auction to raise money for Virginia State Fire Fighters Association starting on Thu June 10th, 2021 @ 6:00 AM EDT and ending on Sun June 13th, 2021 @ 8:00 PM EDT. We are holding this online auction to help raise much needed funds for our cause! If you…

May 4th is International Firefighters Day

    The VSFA is celebrating International Firefighters’ Day on May 4 by thanking them for all they do in their communities. Join the VSFA in letting firefighters know they are appreciated by sharing this image. For other ways to show your support of firefighters on International Firefighters’ Day, visit https://www.firehero.org/firefighters-day/. #FirefightersDay

International Firefighters Day is May 4

Join the NVFC and firefighters from across the world for a Facebook Live discussion on May 4 at 1pm ET to mark International Firefighters’ Day. Find out about the volunteer fire service in other countries, what brings us together, what challenges we face, and how we can learn from each other. https://fb.me/e/86BX5cXx7