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The Virginia Department of Fire Programs website contains resources for current Virgina firefighters and individuals interested in becoming a firefighter in Virginia.
"The Virginia Fire Chiefs Association, Inc. (VFCA) formerly known as the State Fire Chiefs Association of Virginia, Inc., is the advocate for leadership of emergency response organizations. VFCA provides a comprehensive and integrated statewide public safety effort, thereby enhancing the quality of life for our customers by reducing the effects of fire, medical, and environmental emergencies." -VFCA
"With more than 13,000 members across the Commonwealth, the VSFA works to provide for better and affordable fire protection in Virginia by advocating for legislative action to benefit Virginia fire departments, rescue squads and support Virginia's emergency responders." - VSFA
Firefighters face the risk of exposure to asbestos every day in their line of work. Asbestos is a deadly material commonly used in older homes, which can be found in the insulation, roofing, and even flooring. Asbestos fibers become a legitimate danger for firefighters when it's disturbed during fires. Our goal at the Mesothelioma Group is to increase firefighters' mesothelioma awareness, improving survival rates for firefighters and other victims of mesothelioma cancer.
VAVRS is a non-profit organization that offers training and benefits to volunteer rescue squads in Virginia
The Virginia Office of EMS regulates certification, training, recruitment, and EMS policies in the Commonwealth.