The North Carolina Fire Service Legislative Day is May 5th. It is critical we show our support and let our Representatives know what the key issues are for the fire service in North Carolina. Please plan to attend and make our voices heard. When: May 5, 2021 Where: NC Department of … [Read more...] about North Carolina Fire Service Legislative Day – May 5, 2021
The Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) grant program distributes funding through state foresters to local fire departments to help them prepare to fight wildland fire. Representatives Kim Schrier (D-WA) and Mike Bost (R-IL) are circulating a sign-on letter seeking a $1 million increase for VFA in FY … [Read more...] about Tell Congress to Help Volunteer Fire Departments Fight Wildland Fire!
George Horace MooreScholarships Eastern Candice Godwin High School Associates Roseland Joshua Hayes High School Associates Tar Heel Christopher Skipper High School Associates Moyock Eliza Quidley High School Bachelor’s Buxton Andrew Smith High … [Read more...] about 2021 NCSFA Scholarship & Grant Recipients
Congratulations to NCSFA Past President, Tommy Cole Chief of Graham Fire Department, on his recent appointment to the North Carolina 911 Board. The appointment was made law by the General Assembly: https://www.ncleg.gov/Sessions/2021/Bills/House/PDF/H356v4.pdf … [Read more...] about NCSFA Past President Appointed to 911 Board
Firefighters and EMS Workers are a trained and available workforce for the Pandemic Fight. The need for vaccine administrators is rising each day as more Americans become eligible to receive the vaccine in our communities. Constellis, the nation’s largest risk management and resiliency … [Read more...] about Help Vaccinate America
The North Carolina State Firefighters’ Association Annual Awards Committee is now accepting applications for the Firefighter of the Year Award and Valor Award. Follow the links below to learn more about each award and to use the online submission forms. The deadline for all … [Read more...] about 2021 Awards Program – Application Period Open – Firefighter of the Year and Valor Award
During the 2019/2020 Legislative Session the joint Legislative Committee of the NCSFA and NCAFC discussed the priority of Cancer Legislation for the fire service and what needed to be done to secure passage. Both self-funded workers compensation systems used in NC for the fire service feared the … [Read more...] about Cancer Legislation For the NC Fire Service