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Nominations being accepted for Ben Franklin Valor Award

Chief, did your team respond to an incident over the past year in which it saved a human life? Nominate them today for the 2016 IAFC/Motorola Solutions Ben Franklin Award for Valor.

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Since 1996, one career and one volunteer fire chief has been recognized annually for leadership, innovation, professional development, integrity and public service. Submit your nomination today.

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First Responders in the Age of Terror

The planning for terrorist attacks is hard to detect, but first responders are called into action every time. We need to be ready to respond. Read more >

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Chief, The IAFC has an excellent document in the VCOS section on Volunteers and FLSA Compliance. It would probably answer many of your questions and then some. ------------------------------ Joseph...

YES ...... ------Original Message------ We are a volunteer fire company owned by a municipal corporation. We pay a stipend of $4 per call weekdays, $10 per call weekend, $10 for duty night o...

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