“Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice your Escape!”

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has announced “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” as the theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, 2019. This year’s campaign recognizes the everyday people who motivate their households to develop and practice a home fire escape plan; these seemingly basic behaviors can have life-saving impact.   Follow…

FREE Leadership training from NVFC

FREE for a limited time! Take the NVFC course “The Power of Positive Leadership” to learn how positive leadership contributes to the success of a fire department’s recruitment and retention strategy. This training is online and on-demand in the NVFC Virtual Classroom. http://bit.ly/2MIOYjD fromNVFC

Warner & Kaine Announce More Than $4 Million In Federal Funding For Fire Safety In Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced $4,259,670.65 in federal funding for fire safety across Virginia. The funding will be awarded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) and the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) programs. “We’re pleased to announce funding…

Goodman Specialized Vehicles Open House

“Attention Virginia First Responders! It’s almost time for Open House 2019 at Goodman Specialized Vehicles. Come out to our Service Facility and: -Enjoy food -Win Door Prizes -Visit with our Sales Staff -Tour our service facility -Meet and greet with vendors such as Stryker, Ford, RAM and Liquid Spring (service class included!) -Take a look…

VFIS Proudly Introduces ResponderHelp.com

An Emergency Responder’s One-Stop Free Resource We’re proud to announce the launch of ResponderHelp.com, an emergency responder’s one-stop free resource. ResponderHelp.com was developed and administered by VFIS but offers content sourced from a broad variety of leading industry specialists. The website was developed to serve as a gift to the emergency service community in celebration…