VSFA Schedules Virtual Annual Meeting – November 14, 2020

The Covid-19 Coronavirus forced the cancellation of the Annual Conference-Expo. With a need for an Annual Meeting, it has been scheduled for November 14, 2020. Registration and Department credentials are required for the meeting. Read the letter from President Ken Brown as well as register for FREE here. VSFA Schedules Annual Meeting

Risk Reduction Webinar October 13

The IAFC-VCOS and NVFC are hosting a webinar on October 13 at 2pm ET on the role leaders play in protecting personnel from occupational cancer risks and creating change in the fire department. Register here: http://bit.ly/36lSbL9

Fire Prevention Week October 4-10

The Virginia Department of Fire Programs has posted information regarding cooking and other fire related news on the website, vafire.com. Check out their news release that contains Virginia Based Statistics.  

October 4-11 is Fire Prevention Week

Wondering how your department can engage with the community during Fire Prevention Week and beyond? Check out this Facebook Live discussion from the National Volunteer Fire Council for creative ideas for connecting with your community during the pandemic. https://bit.ly/3ifm6KX

NVFC Releases New Research Report on Volunteer Fire Service Retention

NVFC Releases New Research Report on Volunteer Fire Service Retention Retention has long been a challenge for many volunteer and combination fire and EMS departments, yet little research has been done on the subject. Thanks to support from a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has…