What's New As Of January 20, 2014
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From the State Fire Marshal: The 1.2013 Edition of the Nevada Fire Service Professional Qualifications Manual is now available on the Department of Public Safety/Fire Marshal web site. For a copy - Click Here
All other training and certification information and forms are located at: http://fire.nv.gov/bureaus/FST/FST_Main
The NFCA has a new website to assist with the recruitment of new volunteer firefighters statewide. The site is www.volunteerfirefighter.org/NV Please visit the site and check out the ads that were also created for recruiting new volunteer firefighters in Nevada. These ads are available to broadcast on TV and can be obtained by contacting any of the NFCA Officers.
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The Nevada Fire Chiefs Association (NFCA) has received a 2010 SAFER grant for the recruitment and retention of Volunteer Firefighters statewide. The grant includes the following components:
- A Nevada specific recruitment website and call center
- Funds to pay for the initial medical examination for new Volunteer Firefighters
- A Statewide Needs Assessment of the Nevada Fire Service
- Creation of Nevada specific TV commercials for recruiting new Volunteer Firefighters (Four commercials available)
We are asking for your assistance in getting the word out regarding the resources that the NFCA has to support the local and regional efforts in recruiting Volunteer Firefighters for Nevada. In addition we are planning to start the Needs Assessment this month and need your help in identifying the Fire Departments and primary contact person(s) in your jurisdictions.
I am asking if you could please email me a list of the Fire Departments in your jurisdiction and the name and contact information of the person we should contact for the Needs Assessment. Our goal with the Needs Assessment is to be able to identify the critical issues facing the Nevada Fire Service and hopefully provide support and resources through Federal grants or other means. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ken Riddle at email@example.com
The IAFC, with fire service, federal government and industry partners, nationally launched the Ready, Set, Go!, a wildland fire education program. Ready, Set, Go! offers tools and resources for local responders to teach individuals who live in high-risk areas how to best prepare themselves and their properties against wildland fire threats
The NFCA has partnered with the National Education Alliance for the benefit of our members that are seeking higher education degrees. For more information click the links on the home page to the right and at the bottom of this section. Read the press release regarding the benefits to NFCA members - Click Here
Recruitment & Retention Guide now available from the National Volunteer Fire Council. For a copy - Click Here
Check out the FireRescue GPO for substantial savings on equipment and supplies
The mission of the Nevada Fire Chiefs Association is to promote and support the fire service of Nevada.
•To enhance the fire service by providing training in fire prevention, fire suppression, emergency medical services, leadership training and haz-mat.
•To enhance communication within the fire service.
•To conduct the business of the association and to address pertinent issues related to the fire service.
•To promote public awareness of the fire service.
•Develop position statements and address issues impacting the fire service.
•Foster a professional and personal relationship among fire service personnel
Funeral for former Reno Fire Chief Marty Richard is on Sunday
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Victory for Volunteers: PPACA Clarified by Treasury Department