NVFC 2018 Annual Report

The National Volunteer Fire Council represents the volunteer fire & emergency services on the national level. See how they are working for you – check out their 2018 annual report infographic here: http://bit.ly/2UpRjzC  

NVFC Awards

The NVFC is accepting nominations for our annual awards through January 31. In addition to the Lifetime Achievement Award, Junior Firefighter of the Year Award, and Junior Firefighter Program of the Year Award, we have launched a new award – the Chief James P. Seavey Sr. Health and Wellness Leadership Award. You can learn more…

City of Martinsburg, WVA – Fire Chief

The City of Martinsburg (WV) is accepting applications for the position of Fire Chief. This is a full-time civilian administrative position under the direct supervision of the City Manager. The Fire Chief position requires the minimum qualifications outlined in the complete job description found on the City website at www.cityofmartinsburg.org careers tab. The Fire Chief…

Reward Volunteers

  Win prizes for you and your firehouse as a reward for your volunteer hours! The NVFC has partnered with Cabot Creamery Co-operative to reward volunteer emergency responders for their hours of service. Simply use the Reward Volunteers tool to track the hours you spend volunteering in your community and earn a series of rewards…

Roy Lee Redd, Christiansburg Vol. Fire Dept.

          Roy Lee Redd, age 66, of Christiansburg, died Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at Lewis Gale Hospital – Montgomery. He was born in Christiansburg, VA on May 29, 1952 to the late John Forest and Bertha Sizemore Redd. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Teresa Linkous Redd. He…

David Creasy, Retired Fire Marshall Passes Away

Here is a link to the obituary and arrangements for David Creasy. https://www.morrissett.com/obituary/David-Carrington-Creasy-Sr./N.-Chesterfield-VA/1818402 David’s visitation will be held from 12:00 to 4:00 pm and 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Sunday, October 21 at Morrissett Funeral and Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. N. Chesterfield, VA 23234. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on…

New Volunteer Recruitment and Retention Resources

The IAFC’s National Volunteer Workforce Solutions team has been working hard to help departments create an inclusive environment that will assist them with their recruitment and retention efforts. This has resulted in many resources, which are now available for your department. For more information click here  

Past President Tommy Chinault Passes Away

It is with sadness that we report the passing of Past VSFA President Tommy Chinault. He served as president in 2003- 2004 and was currently the Executive Committeeman, representing the 11th District Tommy was a member of the Tappahannock-Essex Volunteer Fire Department.  Service information will be posted as it is available. Arrangements for Tommy are as follows: Visitation…