Story submitted by the members of Oak Bowery Fire & Rescue (LaFayette, Alabama) with permission from the Chupp family. On December 29, 2020, Cleburne County resident Michael Chupp’s life was saved by the quick thinking and action of Jeremy Robinson. Robinson, who owns and operates Robinson Equipment Service, also volunteers as the Fire Chief of … Continue reading Volunteer Fire Chief credits training in saving life of Cleburne County man on logging jobsite
Community Risk Reduction Program Update: Free courses and resources for risk prevention
In this video update, Community Risk Reduction Program Manager Ryan Kaser and Director of Regional Services Reid Vaughan provide important information on tuition-free courses available to Volunteer Fire Fighters in Alabama. https://youtu.be/qL7qtht4Peg Related content: Alabama Coalition of Community Risk Reduction EducatorsWeb-Enhanced Courses (including VFF Tuition-Waived Public Fire & Life Safety Educator I & II Courses)Volunteer … Continue reading Community Risk Reduction Program Update: Free courses and resources for risk prevention
Volunteer Rescue Student Tuition Reimbursement Program includes all three EMT levels
Each year, emergency medical service agencies in Alabama hire more than 300 Emergency Medical Services Personnel (EMSP)s to offer life-saving support to their communities. In addition to these paid openings, the more than 900 volunteer fire departments and rescue squads in Alabama also rely on certified and committed EMSPs to meet their community needs. The … Continue reading Volunteer Rescue Student Tuition Reimbursement Program includes all three EMT levels
Student Spotlight: Cathy Jo Clark
Paramedic Program graduate Cathy Jo Clark isn't afraid of much in life. She lives by the ideal that anything worth doing in life requires hard work and determination. That mentality doesn't afford her extra time for a spirit of fear.