VCOS partnered with IAFC's Safety, Health and Survival Section and the NVFC to create a new report focusing on best practices to minimize injuries and deaths while using privately owned vehicles (POVs) for ESO responses.
VCOS News2015 Symposium in the Sun is sold out!
IAFC, NVFC Release Report on POV Safety for ESO Responses
The Connecticut Fire Chiefs Association Announces the Kick-Off of the Everyday Hero Recruitment Campaign
1300 hours and 1700 (2 sessions)
Cushing Public Safety Center
Saint Joseph Fire Department
11 AM Eastern
VISION4 Tips for Using Social Media to Engage Your Community
Communicating Your Passion Webinar
TAMPA 2 Report: Carrying the Safety Message into the Future
SOPs/SOGsLet’s Make a Difference: Best Practices to Minimize Injuries and Deaths while Using Privately Owned Vehicles (POVs) for ESO Responses
Compensation for Educational and Training Programs - PDF
LODD Guidelines (Denton, TX) - PDF
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Firefighter moonlighting on 'Chicago Med' set spots fire: 'Just doing my job'
Former Ohio fire captain pleads guilty to forging doctorâ€™s note
Horror in Roseburg: 10 minutes, 10 deaths in Oregon's worst shooting
Feds investigating report that armed Idaho landowner confronted crews battling wildfire
Volunteer and Combination Officers Section of the IAFC
VCOS's mission is to provide chief officers who manage volunteers within a volunteer or combination fire, rescue or EMS delivery system with information, education, services and representation to enhance their professionalism.