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A farewell to volunteer, but not to service
As I leave the volunteer fire service for healthcare education, I carry that duty to serve common in volunteer firefighters.
Internal conflict: Paid on call vs volunteer
The fight over who gets paid and who doesn't is not one the volunteer fire service can afford to have.
How to land more funding
Mimicking the actions of large, successful fundraisers, starting with a fundraising plan, will provide a great deal more money to keep your department running.
Fire officer voting: Yea vs. nay
The tradition of voting-in officers is fraught with problems, yet with adjustments may have a place in a professional volunteer service.
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Volunteer Firefighting News

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Fire chief for a year
Fire Chief Washington Espinoza talks about the challenges of running a fire department in a southern Peruvian city of 250,000 with almost no money.
Wis. factory fire injures 2 firefighters - 12/9/2013 SC firefighter in stable condition after tanker rollover - 11/12/2013 Mich. firefighter loses house in fire - 10/5/2009 Former Tenn. firefighter faces more arson charges - 4/4/2008 Colleagues mourn former Fla. firefighter - 9/21/2007
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