Archive | 2016

NVFC Accepting Nominations for 2017 Achievement Awards

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Kimberly Quiros, Chief of Communications Phone:  202-887-5700 x119 Email:  Kimberly@nvfc.org   NVFC Accepting Nominations for 2017 Achievement Awards Each spring, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) honors a firefighter who has provided a lifetime of service, someone whose accomplishments embody the philosophy of fire prevention, an outstanding junior firefighter, and an […]

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Want To Help Those Public Safety Employees Affected By The Tennessee Wildfire?

The Gatlinburg Firefighters Association has established the Gatlinburg Public Safety Employees Wildfire Relief Fund to aid those Gatlinburg Firefighters and Police Officers who lost their homes and contents in the fire, which in part spread from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park into the eastern Tennessee resort city of Gatlinburg. The fire spread over 17,000 […]

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IAFC Healthcare Provider’s Guide to Firefighter Physicals

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) recently released a “Healthcare Provider’s Guide to Firefighter Physicals” to assist healthcare providers in the evaluation and treatment of the health and wellness of firefighters. The guide serves as an important new tool for firefighters to manage their own healthcare. The research-supported, experience-driven guide, available due to the […]

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Message from GSFA President Regarding HB 216 Veto

Message from GSFA President Regarding HB 216 Veto

In case you have not heard, Governor Deal has vetoed HB 216, the firefighter cancer bill. This was not the results we were expecting and it is indeed a sad day for the Georgia Fire Service. However, this is not the end. As we are accustomed to doing, we will knock off the dust from […]

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GSFA is proud to announce the availability of fire department grants and scholarships!

GSFA is proud to announce the availability of fire department grants and scholarships!

At the 2016 Georgia Fire Service Conference, GSFA will award two (2) Fire Department Grants in the amount of $1,000 and three (3) Scholarships in the amount of $500. Application Submission Deadline: August 1,2016 GSFA Fire Department Grant Application GSFA Scholarship Application

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