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Press Release West Virginia State Firemen’s Association Supports Senate Bill 168 By John Holstein, President For Immediate Release Charleston, WV. – Senate Bill 168 (SB168) is currently stalled in the Finance Committee of the WV State Senate, Senator Mike Hall (R – Putnam) Committee Chair. We would request that everyone interested in lowering their yearly…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For Immediate Release Volunteer Fire Department’s Workers Compensation Premium Increase Relief 3/14/2011 The West Virginia State Fireman’s Association would like to thank the Senate and the House of Delegates for working to help resolve the crisis facing West Virginia’s volunteer fire departments related to projected increases in Worker’s Compensation premiums. At 9 am on the…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WV State Firemen’s Association Press Release 1/13/2011 West Virginia volunteer firefighters from all across the State showed up in numbers and got some good news at Wednesday’s State of the State Address at the State Capitol.  Representatives of Governor Earl Ray Tomblin told leaders of the West Virginia State Fireman’s Association (WV SFA) that the…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The 2011 General Session of the West Virginia Legislature will have to address issues critical to the continued operations of over 400 volunteer fire departments in the State.  VFDs are going to lose Worker’s Compensation coverage – insurance required for operation of a VFD – on June 30, 2011 unless a solution is found to…

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PRESS RELEASE: Recruitment Video, October 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10-07-2010 West Virginia State Firemen’s Association The Public Relations Department of the West Virginia State Firemen’s  Association is pleased to announce the production and release of the new  “Recruitment” video for West Virginia State Volunteer Fire Departments.  In cooperation with several volunteer departments and Suddenlink Media,  this video (and audio version) have…

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West Virginia State Firemen’s Association 2010 Convention

Press Release For Immediate Release 8/22/2010 Wheeling, WV The West Virginia State Firemen’s Association met in Oglebay Park in Wheeling last week for their 82nd Annual Convention. Topics of discussion were the recent broad form liability issue (deliberate intent) and recruitment and retention of viable fire fighters throughout the State. Other important topics of debate…

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VFIS to Offer Broad Form Liability to Volunteer Fire Departments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VFIS to Offer Broad Form Liability to Volunteer Fire Departments August 2, 2010 VFIS of West Virginia will be offering Broadform Liability coverage(s) to their insureds as those department’s Worker’s Comp policies with Brickstreet renew over the course of the next eleven (11) months.  This coverage will not be offered as a…

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Press Release – July 28 2010

For Immediate Release: The West Virginia State Fireman’s Association breathes a sigh of relief Action to allow Volunteer Fire Departments to get Broadform coverage through the Bureau of Risk and Insurance Management (BRIM) seen as a positive step in resolving the Worker’s Comp dilemma. Charleston, WV, July 28, 2010: The West Virginia State Fireman’s Association…

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Update on Broad Form Liability Coverage

Date: 7/27/10 The West Virginia State Firemen’s Association is pleased to announce that we have helped secure broad form liability coverage through June of 2011, providing that fire departments wanting this coverage go to their insurance agency and acquire a policy through BRIM. BRIM, the WV Board of Risk and Insurance Management will provide broad…

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