BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Firefighters Association has begun the process of potentially increasing the fire fee for the first time in 22 years. The Upshur County Firefighters Association met on June 28 after unanimously voting to increase the fire
SUMMERDALE, Ala. (WKRG) — There is always something to do around a fire station. Summerdale volunteer firefighters have to do what they can between calls and those calls for service are increasing.
Tracy Farley Office of Communication May 11, 2023 Emergency responders are an interesting lot. As a culture we recognize and value those who rush toward an emergency while others flee to safety. They work or volunteer as firefighters, law enforcement officers,...
Two federal fire department grant programs are up for a reinstatement vote in the U.S. Senate this year, and Senator Charles E. Schumer said he is launching a push to keep the money flowing to local fire departments.
The Assistance to Firefighters Grant and the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Program are two of the main federal firefighter funding programs, Schumer said. Both are set to run out in 2023, so the Senate has introduced the Fire Grants and Safety Act to keep them funding through at least 2030, through the U.S. Fire Administration.
S&T invites volunteer firefighters and their agencies to look at their capability gaps and requirements today, think about their needs and requirements in the future, and share their ideas for technologies that might meet those requirements.