The NC State Firefighters' Association Board and Staff, along with Lauren Deer, 2019 Firefighter of the Year Award Recipient, presented the 2020 Firefighter of the Year Award posthumously to the family of Chief James 'Tank' Waters at Tryon Fire Department on Saturday, October 10th. We are grateful … [Read more...] about 2020 Firefighter of the Year Award Presented Posthumously
The Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE), in addition to fire department accreditation, offers individual credentialing through their Commission on Professional Credentialing (CPC). Have you considered becoming credentialed? Have you considered a review of your professional … [Read more...] about What Leaders Are and Aren’t
The 2020 Annual Meeting for the North Carolina State Firefighters Association was held on August 13, 2020. It was conducted like none other that preceded it. Due to the current gathering restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting was held in a virtual capacity. The 2020/2021 … [Read more...] about 2020 NCSFA Annual Meeting
Many rural NC fire departments have been receiving special grant checks over the past few weeks due to a contribution from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. The insurance provider recently provided $500,000 to the North Carolina Firefighters Fund (NCFF)and North Carolina State … [Read more...] about BCBS Provides Grants to Rural NC Fire Departments
Thanks to our friends at CIVIC for saluting those making a difference everyday. … [Read more...] about Civic Releases Hometown Heros Video
‘Taking Care of Those Who Protected Us’™ COVID 19 changed the trajectory of BUP need!! Unfortunately, the Bereavement Uniform Program (BUP) is more important now then it was when launched over seven years ago. "... what the BUP did for the family made their loss a … [Read more...] about Bereavement Uniform Program
The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act waives a requirement that volunteer fire departments receive at least 25% of Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) funding to purchase PPE to protect personnel from exposure to COVID-19. Use the NVFC's Legislative Action … [Read more...] about Tell Congress to Restore Volunteer Fire Department Funding Protections in the HEROES Act!
NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF WAKEBEFORE THE COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE)) ) ) ) )FIRST AMENDED COMMISSIONER’S ORDER EXTENDING DEADLINES N.C. Gen. Stat. § 58-2-47) WHEREAS, pursuant to N.C. … [Read more...] about Stay Order (DOI Extension)