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Valor Award Noms Extended One Week

The deadline to submit your nomination for the Benjamin Franklin Fire Service Award for Valor has been extended to June 5. Hurry - nominate your heroes now.

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President's Letter:
Not a Politician? Think Again!

I’m not a politician. I don’t get involved in politics. Recognize these statements? Ever heard them from a fire chief? I have to admit making those statements myself. Whether we’re with volunteer, combination or paid departments, politics have a major influence in almost every aspect of the fire service. Read more >

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