• What's the biggest challenge for rural departments?

    The new issue of NFPA Journal is now online, and my cover story, "Shrinking Resources, Growing Concern," examines America's rural fire problem.   On average, there are 3 1/2 times as many fir...
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  • What motivates our members to service?

    What are the various factors that motivate each of the generations listed below to prioritize their time?   Gen Z, iGen, or Centennials: Born 1996 and later. Millennials or Gen Y: Born 1977 to 1995. Generation X...
    last modified by charlieboyte
  • Sharing Documents & Ideas

    First, thank you to everyone at NFPA for their efforts in putting this forum and that amazingly informative symposium together and to the participants for their interest and engagement in the process!  I jus...
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  • Volunteer Firefighter Turnover & Experience Gap

    Hi All: Is anyone else experiencing a rapid or increasing turnover among their volunteer force, and/or a gap between a large force of young and inexperienced volunteer firefighters and a small (and getting smaller) g...
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