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Task Force Addresses Critical Issue with Volunteer Fire Service

Learn about the Ohio Task Force on Volunteer Fire Service from State Fire Marshal Kevin Reardon and Superintendent Jack Smith from the Ohio Fire Academy. Ohio has 1180 fire departments. Approximately 70% of the fire of those departments are staffed by volunteers.

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Public Safety Communications Seminar

The Safer Buildings Coalition describes themselves as a non-profit organization working to protect public safety personnel and those they serve by eliminating wireless dead zones in buildings. The group is hosting a seminar focusing on public safety communication in buildings. Then training is free of charge for NEOFPA members and lunch is provided. The group

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Edwards Heat Detectors Recalled

Edwards has recalled several models of mechanical heat detectors as they can fail to operate in a fire. Please follow the link to the CPSC website for more information.

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January Membership Meeting Change of Venue Notice

Please note that our January membership meeting and con-ed will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Members who have registered for the event will receive an email message the morning of January 10th with a link to join the meeting. Thank You for your patience and understanding.

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Chagrin Valley Fire Department Organizes Donor Drive For Fire Marshal Jim Finley

Chagrin Valley Fire Department has organized a bone marrow donor drive to help their Fire Marshal and our long-time board member Jim Finley. Jim was diagnosed with Leukemia earlier this year and underwent treatment for several months. After recuperating he returned to full duty but was recently advised by his health care team that he

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