Chief Bonilla Appointed to Council for Future Volunteer Firefighters

Fire Chief Juan Bonilla, Donnelly Rural Fire Protection District – Donnelly, Idaho, has been appointed to the Council for Future Volunteer Firefighters. The CFVF is an advisory group of comprised of ten organizations to help shape and define the “volunteer of the future” as it relates to the fire service.  Bonilla represents both Idaho Volunteer...

Help get Cancer Coverage for Idaho’s Volunteer Fire Fighters

Many studies have shown that Fire Fighters are at a significantly increased risk of developing certain cancers because of exposure to toxins – some cancers are 4 times more likely to develop in a fire fighter than in general public.  IVFESA has been working with the Professional Fire Fighters of Idaho, The Idaho Fire Commissioners Association and The...

Mountain Home Firefighters Raise Money For Cancer Research

Friday, February 7, 2014 The Mountain Home Fire Department raised more than $12,000 Saturday for the battle against leukemia and lymphoma. The money being raised will be included in the total that eight members of the department will take with them to the 23rd Annual Scott Firefighter Stairclimb at Seattle’s Columbia Center. After Saturday, the team sits...

House bill to exempt volunteer fire departments from Obamacare requirement

Congressman Lou Barletta (R-Pa.) introduced legislation that would exempt volunteer firefighters and emergency responders from the Employer Mandate Provision of the Affordable Care Act.

Annual Conference

Annual Conference

IVFESA Annual Training Conference