Our September Newsletter is out now! Get yourself up to date here: http://www.vfistx.com/newsletters
VFIS - Firefighter & EMS's Mutual Aid Self-Assessment is a resource that allows Emergency Service Organizations to self-assess their operations. It's an easy way for ESO's to identify which VFIS resources best meets their risk control, training and education needs. Try it here:http://www.vfis.com/mutualaid/default.aspx
Crims Chapel Volunteer Fire Department is turning to GoFundMe to help raise much needed funds for new gear. Check out their story & help their cause here:
Don’t miss the Guadalupe County Fall Fire School (Sept. 20-21 and Oct. 4-5) in New Braunfels. The school is being brought to you by TEEX, ESTI, The Guadalupe County Firefighter’s Association, & The Texas Forest Service. There are a variety of one-day, two-day and two-weekend classes scheduled so there is something for everyone.
Learn More Here: http://www.vfistx.com/news/guadalupe-county-fall-fire-school
Hope everyone had a relaxing and safe Labor Day wknd!
Woah! Check out this Volunteer Fire Station built into the mountains of Italy. Thoughts?
Times have changed, and so has the mission of most Emergency Service Organizations. It is important for today’s CEO to not only know how they are changing and functioning, but how to assist the organization during times of transition. Our CD resource reviews 17 key areas of fire department management, including budgeting, by-laws, strategic planning and more. The guide is based on critical management and leadership skills for today’s CEO.