Legislation – 2014

Below is a list of the proposed and pending legislation the the IVFESA Board is monitoring and working on. ¬†S1273 – Worker’s Compensation, Firefighters -¬†Opposed Amends existing law to provide that compensation shall be payable for disability or death resulting from certain firefighter occupational diseases, to provide a presumption of proximate...

Globe Gear Giveaway

For the third year, Globe is partnering with DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to donate state-of-the-art turnout gear to volunteer fire departments in need. In 2014, Globe will donate a total of 52 sets of gear to 13 all-volunteer or mostly-volunteer fire departments in the U.S. and Canada that are members of...

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.

2013 Conference

2013 Conference

IVFESA will hold the 2014 Annual Training Conference in conjunction with the Central Idaho Fire Academy September 25-28 in Donnelly, Idaho.