Looks good - fills a need for smaller departments with smaller budgets.
Ronald McLallen, Chief,
Layette, ME
I am very interested in this type of magazine. Most magazines are geared toward the professional and paid fire departments. The small VFD's need a magazine that is geared toward their interest and issues.
Andrew Fraize, Chief,
St. Charles, AR
You are doing a great for our profession. Keep up the good work.
John Maynard, Firefighter,
Grifton, NC
After reading your publication I was amazed at the way the magazine was set up, it really was a pleasure and I read it from cover to cover.
Ted Jones, Chief,
Mays Landing, NJ
I personally like it. I think it is a good magazine. Keep it up. Thank you. Also, it is great for the Volunteer Fire Service.
Roland J. Ovellette, Fire Chief,
Passadumkeag, ME
Very well down and glad to see a publication centered around the Volunteer Sector. Most are for career people. Thanks for the opportunity for a free subscription.
Gwendolyn Evans,
Operations Chief,
Westville, FL
 
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    Taking Advantage of Federal Tax Breaks for Volunteer Firefighters
~ Courtesy of www.NVFC.org
In December of 2007, Congress passed legislation exempting all property tax benefits and up to $360 per year of other types of compensation that volunteer emergency responders receive as a reward fo ... 
 
   
    NVFC Releases New Resources for the Fire Service
~ Courtesy of www.NVFC.org
The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has released several new resources to help fire and emergency service departments meet the challenges of a broad range of situations, including the tragedy ... 
 
   
    Rights and rules when buying used fire apparatus
~ By Edward S. Robson

Purchasing used fire apparatus can mean getting low-mileage, high-quality equipment at excellent prices. Currently, there is a surplus of fire apparatus making the market even more attractive. B ... 

 
   
    New Technology May Help Reduce Cooking Fires
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A new cooking technology has been introduced that may help reduce fires caused by unattended cooking.

According to the National Fire Protection Association, cooking is the leading caus ... 

 
   
   
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    Congressman King Reintroduces Volunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act
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Congressmen Peter King (R-NY), along with nine original co-sponsors, reintroduced the Volunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act (HR 376), a bill that would clarify the treatmen ... 

 
   
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    11 Requirements to Become a Firefighter
~ Sarah Calams, FireRescue1 Associate Editor

Becoming a firefighter is no easy task. It requires hard work, long hours of training, dedication and a sincere desire to help others.

The firefighting career field is very competitive, too ... 

 
   
    A Factsheet on Home Fire Prevention
~ U.S. Fire Administration

More than 4,000 Americans die each year in fires and 20,000 are injured. An overwhelming number of fires occur in the home. There are time-tested ways to prevent and survive a fire. It's not a ques ... 

 
   
    The Relationship Between Addiction and Emergency Responders
~ Jena Hilliard, AddictionCenter.com

Emergency responders are first on the scene of some of the most dangerous and demanding situations, providing immediate care, support, and medical assistance to survivors in the aftermath of a crim ... 

 
   
    Substance Abuse Among Firefighters
~ www.TheRecoveryVillage.com

Firefighters spend their days braving burning buildings, responding to emergencies and saving lives. But between long shifts and traumatic calls, countless firefighters develop conditions like post ... 

 
   
    7 Tips On How Firefighters Can Deal With PTSD
~ Stanley Popovich

Do you know a firefighter who struggles with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and don't know how to help them?

If so, here are 7 helpful tips to help the person cope in these kinds of ... 

 
   
    How to Prepare Your Bedroom for a Fire Emergency
~ www.Tuck.com

According to Ready.gov, a fire can go from a hazard to life-threatening in a matter of minutes. If a fire starts while you're asleep, you need to get out fast. A full quarter of home fire deaths ... 

 
   
    Make Me A Firefighter
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FIND A LOCAL OPPORTUNITY

 

   
    Share the Load Program
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SHARE THE LOAD PROGRAM  

 

   
    Right to Volunteer
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    First Responder Resilience
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Resilience ... 

 
   
         
   
 
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