Baltimore County Volunteer Stations
The National Association for Search and Rescue, Inc., (NASAR) is a not-for-profit membership association dedicated to advancing professional, literary, and scientific knowledge in fields related to search and rescue. NASAR is comprised of thousands of paid and non-paid professionals interested in all aspects of search and rescue - the humanitarian cause of saving lives - throughout the United States and around the world.
The Association for Fire Ecology is an organization of professionals dedicated to improving the knowledge and use of fire in land management through science and education.
The mission of the IAFC is to provide leadership to career and volunteer chiefs, chief fire officers and managers of emergency service organizations throughout the international community through vision, information, education, services and representation to enhance their professionalism and capabilities.
The International Association of Fire Fighters, headquartered in Washington, DC, represents more than 280,000 full-time professional fire fighters and paramedics who protect 85 percent of the nation’s population. More than 3,100 affiliates and their members protect communities in every state in the United States and in Canada. The IAFF is one of the most active lobbying organizations in Washington; its Political Action Committee, FIREPAC, is among the top 25 federal PACs among the more than 4,000 in the country.
The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.
The National Volunteer Fire Council (the NVFC) is the leading nonprofit membership association representing the interests of the volunteer fire, EMS and rescue services.
In today’s “homeland security” environment, the First Responder Institute (FRI) is a non profit organization dedicated to providing leadership and support to the nation’s First Responders through programs of instruction and education.
Maryland Emergency Management Agency
MEMA was created by the Maryland legislature to ensure that the state is prepared to deal with large-scale Emergencies. MEMA is responsible for coordinating the state response in any major emergency or disaster.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
On 3/2/2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency bcame part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. FEMA’s mission is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards.
BGE Energy Safety
Links provided to Current Outages, Electric Safety, Natural Gas Safety, Carbon Monoxide Safety, Construction Safety, Before Digging, Work Area Protection, Tree Care, Summer Safety, Summer Storm Safety
Baltimore County Fire & Home Safety
Educational links to various topics relating to fire safety and injury prevention.
Child Passenger Safety
Information relating to child car seat or booster safety.