• Volunteer to Help with Health Research

    The NVFC has partnered with the University of Arizona to study the diesel particulate matter (DPM) in diesel exhaust and its affect on firefighters’ health. We are looking for 20 volunteer departments to test the DPM equipment over a one-week period. Background: The diesel engine provides power to a variety of vehicles vital to society,… Read More

  • National fire organizations decry Dallas shootings, issue warning to first responders and offer resources in wake of targeted shootings

    July 11, 2016 – The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), Metropolitan Fire Chiefs (Metro Chiefs), National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and the United States Fire Administration (USFA) join together to condemn the tragic events in Dallas, Texas that took the lives of… Read More

  • Call for Collaboration to Reduce Firefighter Cancer: NFFF Releases Report from Fire Service Occupational Cancer Alliance

    With the number of firefighters affected by occupational cancer steadily increasing, improving education, outreach and prevention measures are imperative. As part of this effort, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) today released a report summarizing the meetings of the Fire Service Occupational Cancer Alliance. The report calls for collaboration throughout the entire fire service and… Read More

  • LONG LIVE JOSH | Josh Cellars

    Do you want to come to Las Vegas for a chance to hit the jackpot for your department? Josh Cellars and the NVFC invite you and a guest to join them for a special taping of the NATIONALLY syndicated show, ABC’s Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Roll the dice and you will have the… Read More

  • 2016 Legislative Affairs Day

  • NYSERDA Small Commercial Energy Efficiency Program

    Find out about your fire station’s energy usage patterns and lower the utility bills by participating in NYSERDA’s Small Commercial Energy Efficiency Program (SCEEP). This program is provided at no cost and no obligation to you – it’s free. SCEEP offers energy assessments to small businesses and not for profit organizations in New York State. … Read More

  • National Fallen Firefighters Foundation – We Need Your Help

    American Firefighter is a coffee-table style book being prepared by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation as a fund-raising project. Proceeds will help our survivors. We are looking for your help in assisting us in identifying 50 firefighters who will be profiled in this book. The subjects will have their profile professionally written and they will… Read More

  • Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther Receives Golden Trumpet Award

    The FASNY Golden Trumpet Award is given to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional support and assistance to the volunteer fire service. Historically this award has been given to New York State legislators, government officials and others who have shown a commitment to supporting the volunteer fire service. Past winners include U.S. Rep. Sherwood Boehlert, state… Read More

  • Who Is the Next Leader in Your Organization? The Case for Succession Planning!

    By William F. Jenaway, Ph.D., CFPS, CFO, CTO Sooner or later, every organization faces this challenge: who to put in charge. Whether it’s your own fire department, your county or state association, or a national organization, people move on and new leaders take over. Assuring you have a pipeline of potential leaders becomes a fundamental… Read More

  • In Memoriam: Past President Bernard “Bernie” Boulio (1926 – 2015)

    FASNY Past President (1970-1972) Bernard S. “Bernie” Boulio, 89, of the FASNY Firemen’s Home passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015. A longtime resident of West Carthage, Bernie wore many hats during his more than 65 years in the fire service. He was known throughout New York State as an advocate for volunteer firefighters. Bernie was… Read More

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