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Pre-order New Sesame Street Fire Prevention Outreach Materials

October 21, 2015 - Courtesy of the U.S. Fire Administration More than half of child fire deaths are among children age four or younger – making them an important...

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Register Now for the 5th Annual National Junior Firefighter Academy at Scott Safety

September 14, 2015 - ***As of October 21, registration is full for this year’s event. You can submit your registration form using the links below to be placed on...

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NVFC Staff Visits West Virginia Junior Firefighter Camp

August 26, 2015 - By Rachel Buczynski, NVFC Program Manager In my nearly eight years at the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), I’ve had the opportunity to attend outstanding...

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Long Island Junior Firefighter Group Holds Inaugural Training Camp

August 26, 2015 - Connecting with other junior firefighter programs in your area strengthens your regional fire service and provides more training and networking opportunities for junior firefighters. Recognizing...

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Organize Community Preparedness Activities during National Preparedness Month

August 26, 2015 - Junior firefighter programs can be strong advocates for preparing our communities for disasters, and organizing a community preparedness activity is one way to get started....

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Start Planning Now for Fire Prevention Week

August 26, 2015 - Fire Prevention Week is October 4-10. The theme for this year’s event is “Hear the Beep Where you Sleep,” which emphasizes the need to install...

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Resource Highlight: Junior Firefighter Handbook

August 26, 2015 - Are you seeking to launch or grow a junior firefighter program? The National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) Junior Firefighter Handbook provides steps for starting, maintaining,...

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The College Track: University of Hawai’i: Honolulu Community College

August 26, 2015 - 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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National Junior Firefighter Program Visits Germany

June 24, 2015 - The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) represented the United States volunteer fire service – including junior firefighters – to the 157,000 attendees at INTERSCHUTZ 2015...

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NVFC Offers Junior Firefighter Incentive Rewards to NVFC Department Members

June 24, 2015 - The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is now offering a junior firefighter program benefit to all NVFC Department Members. Fire departments who are NVFC Department...

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