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Bi-Partisan Volunteer Recruitment and Retention Legislation Introduced in Congress

Link to original article Published Date: 12.15.2014

On December 9, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley (R-WV) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA) introduced bipartisan legislation (H.R. 5811) to bolster recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel. 286 more words

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Volunteers keep Bitterroot Valley fire crews running, develop bonds

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Bitterroot Valley volunteer firefighters leave their jobs and homes behind whenever the call comes out from that their neighbors are in need. 880 more words

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Volunteer Fire Departments Keep Rural America Safe with Fewer Numbers

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According to the National Fire Protection Association, 72 percent of the more than 1.2 million firefighters in the United States are volunteers. 1,070 more words

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Firefighters Across Nation Experience Shortage in Staffing

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MISSOULA –¬†We continue our exclusive coverage of an event that puts journalists and decision makers in the shoes of firefighters for one day. 435 more words

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Stockett Volunteer Fire District dissolved into the Sand Coulee Volunteer Fire District

  • Source: KRTV-TV 3 Great Falls
  • Published: 11/05/2014 02:57 PM

The Stockett Volunteer Fire District is being dissolved into the Sand Coulee Volunteer Fire District. Cascade County Commissioners unanimously voted yes to combining the two departments. 92 more words

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Rural fire departments struggle to recruit volunteers

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From left, Clint Schmidt, information officer for the Molt Volunteer Fire Department, Ralph Dotson, fire chief, and Bill Linger, president of the department, lead a 28-person department that protects 160,000 acres in Stillwater and Yellowstone counties. 1,469 more words

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