The 2017 Fire Service Legislative Day was held May 4, 2017 and had record breaking attendance from across the state. We want to thank everyone who joined us and visited their representatives of the NC House and Senate at the General Assembly. It is hard to imagine what would make a bigger impact … [Read more...] about 2017 Fire Service Legislative Day
RALEIGH - The North Carolina State Firemen’s Association is going green! We Are moving all Roster Renewals online in 2014 and will no longer be sending paper copies of the department roster to update in November of each year. To make the transition to paperless a smooth one, the … [Read more...] about NCSFA Going Green!
The Firemen's Relief Fund Report has received a facelift. The reports are still due on October 31, but now your forms are submitted electronically. In order to submit your form, you must log into you account … [Read more...] about Relief Fund Reports Due October 31 – New Procedures in Place
Raleigh - On June 6, 2012 a group of firefighters from all across North Carolina converged upon the NC Legislature for the North Carolina State Firemen's Association's Annual Legislative Day. They visited house and senate members, as well as sat in on the vote for an important … [Read more...] about NCSFA Annual Legislative Day Success June 6, 2012
ASHEVILLE – The state Board of Transportation voted unanimously this morning to rename Smoky Park Bridge the Capt. Jeffrey Bowen Bridge in memory of the city firefighter who died in the line of duty last July.“Throughout his career, Captain Jeffrey Scott Bowen brought honor to the City of Asheville … [Read more...] about DOT: Captain Bowen’s Name to go on Smoky Park Bridge
Since 1998 the North Carolina State Firemen’s Association has been petitioning the IRS to allow career firefighters employed by non-profit fire departments access to the local government retirement system. It was obvious the effort would not be successful so the North Carolina State Firemen’s … [Read more...] about North Carolina State Firemen’s Association Retirement Plan
Recruiting and retaining volunteer firefighters can be challenging. Family and professional commitments along with challenges of being a firefighter can make it difficult to attract and keep volunteers. The National Volunteer Fire Council has excellent resources to help your department recruit … [Read more...] about Volunteer Recruitment and Retention
RALEIGH - May 17, 2011 is the date of the North Carolina State Firemen’s Association Legislative Day. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend. It has been said a thousand times but it is so true—legislators want to speak to members they represent. House and Senate members respond best to … [Read more...] about Legislative Day 2011 Set: May 17