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Nassau County Juniors Fire Camp “Fahrenheit 516”

September 21, 2016 - During the last week of July, 45 junior firefighters and Explorers from 22 different fire companies participated in the second annual Nassau Juniors Fire Camp Fahrenheit...

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Nassau County Juniors Fire Camp “Fahrenheit 516”

September 21, 2016 - By Jerry Presta, Nassau County Junior Firefighters Association Chairman During the last week of July, 45 junior firefighters and Explorers from 22 different fire companies...

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NVFC Releases 2nd Edition Junior Firefighter Handbook

August 26, 2016 - The National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) National Junior Firefighter Program has released the 2nd edition of its Junior Firefighter Handbook. Made possible by support from Tyco,...

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Nassau County Junior Firefighter’s Association Celebrates 10th Anniversary

June 29, 2016 - NVFC staff attended monument unveiling ceremony On May 15, over 350 junior firefighters, program leaders, parents, local officials, and other supporters gathered in Eisenhower Park...

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Junior Firefighters Nationwide Train at Camps and Academies

June 29, 2016 - Summer just started and already junior firefighters nationwide have been busy participating in training camps, academies, and competitions. These programs help youth fire service members...

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Senior-Level Training for Junior Firefighters

June 29, 2016 - By Jonathan Scripp There are some fire departments that don’t let their juniors do many firefighting activities, such as throwing ladders, stretching line, or hitting...

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Resource Highlight: Sponsorship Toolkit

June 29, 2016 - Starting, maintaining, and growing a youth program in your department can seem like a challenge – especially securing the funding, grants, and sponsors to make...

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The College Track: Kansas City Kansas Community College

June 29, 2016 - The National Junior Firefighter Program profiles a college or university in each issue of the E-news that offers degree programs in fire service-related fields. Find...

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NVFC Names Junior and Junior Firefighter Program of the Year

April 28, 2016 - The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has announced the winners of its annual awards recognizing achievement in the junior fire service, sponsored by Tyco. A...

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North Carolina Department Hosts Annual Training Competition

April 28, 2016 - The Warren County (NC) Junior Firefighters/Fire Explorer Post 672 is gearing up for the Warren County Junior Firefighter Competition this Saturday, April 30. This will...

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