Hassle-Free Approach Aids in Retention
- FIREFIGHTER ASSISTANCE AND SEARCH TEAMS IN VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENTS. Swanick, James T. // Fire Engineering;Dec2002, Vol. 155 Issue 12, p12
Focuses on the need for volunteer fire departments to provide specialized emergency services in the U.S. Establishment of firefighter assistance and search team (FAST); Proficiency of firefighters in search and rescue and firefighter safety and survival; Response of FAST to emergency services. ...
- JUNIOR FIREFIGHTER. Ryman, Gary R. // Boys' Quest;Dec2014/Jan2015, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p12
The article discusses the work junior firefighters in the U.S.
- letters to the editor. Eckart, Harvey; Hale, Andrew // Fire Engineering;Aug2015, Vol. 168 Issue 8, p40
Two letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issue including "Rethinking Recruitment and Retention for the Volunteer Fire Department" by Ed Geis in the April 2015, and a article related to affiance of firefighters for rescue operations.
- Malakoff council axes agreement with VFD. Slaton, Russell // Malakoff News (TX);11/13/2015, Vol. 106 Issue 46, p1A
The article reports that the City of Malakoff and the Malakoff Volunteer Fire Department ended their ties in 2015, which according to the city's attorney was caused by problems with response times as the volunteer fire department lack personnel to answer calls.
- Lennon joins Grand Saline's Fire and Rescue Team. Callaway, Wendi // Grand Saline Sun (TX);1/9/2014, Vol. 119 Issue 2, p4
The article announces that firefighter Thomas Lennon has joined the Grand Saline Volunteer Fire Department in Grand Saline, Texas.
- Fireman of the Year. // East Bernard Express (TX);12/18/2008, Vol. 65 Issue 51, pA5
A photograph of Brian Kunz, 2008 East Bernard Volunteer Fire Department Fireman of the Year is presented, along with his superiors.
- Lakeside VFD plans fish fry. // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);6/19/2013, Vol. 26 Issue 25, p5
The article offers information on the summer fish fry event organized by Lakeside Village Area Volunteer Fire Department (VFD) and Ladies Auxiliary to be held on June 29, 2013 in Texas.
- Kicaster VFD: We need volunteers. Gibbs Jr., William J. // Wilson County News;12/23/2015, Vol. 42 Issue 51, p7A
The article reports on the call of E. A. Brietzke, president of Kicaster Volunteer Fire Department's board in Texas, urging for volunteers due to shortage in the fire department.
- Fire reported near Whitney. // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);5/22/2013, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p4
The article reports that the Lakeview Volunteer Fire Department (VFD) responded to a burning mobile home in Whitney, Texas on May 16, 2013, which is believed by firefighters to have started in the bedroom.