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Participants Needed: Volunteer Recruitment & Retention Study!

The Montana State Fire Chiefs Association is embarking on a ground-breaking study regarding the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters in Montana. We are seeking participants in several categories. 171 more words

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NVFC’s National Recruitment and Retention Campaign Wraps Up Research Phase

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Published Date: 01.16.2015

Last year, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) was awarded a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to develop and implement a national volunteer firefighter recruitment and retention campaign. 945 more words

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Uniforms that fit

I am a small person, but I think I’ve probably made that pretty clear in the past. There are, of course, the normal challenges that come with being smaller in the fire service, but for the most part I figure out a way of overcoming my size. 439 more words

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Russian Tank/Jet Hybrid Double Barreled Water Cannon

The Hungarians have re-purposed some surplus Russian Military hardware to make “Big Wind”. It is a T34 tank with its turret removed and replaced with twin MiG jet engines mounted to the treads.

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All About fire-fighting and fire fighters - what firefighters do

For a change of pace, today I am going to be talking about fire fighting, as many people actually know very very little about it.  I’ve had a few comments on it in the past, and a recent request, so here we go. 814 more words

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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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