Eastern Carolina Firefighters Association

ECFA Mission Statement: To support each member by providing education, information and representation for the fire service of Eastern North Carolina.

About Eastern Carolina Firefighters Association

We support our mission by promoting informed and progressive leadership through professionalism, dedication and integrity. We shall also foster a professional and personal relationship among our membership, and each strive to assist the return of our personnel safely to their families.

Leland Fire Rescue Hosting Child Passenger Seat Class

Thursday, April 17, 2014  Leland Fire Rescue will host a Child Passenger Seat certification class June 2 - 5, 2014 and is open to all fire, EMS and law enforcement personnel.  The class is offered through Safe Kids and requires pre-registration.  Class size will be limited to 20 participants and there will be a fee of $75.  Visit the Safe Kids website for more details at cert.safekids.org or call LFR Assistant Chief Ronnie Hayes at (910) 371-2727.



2014 ECFA Scholarship Winners Announced

Wednesday, April 16, 2014  The ECFA Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the annual scholarships.  These were awarded at the quarterly ECFA meeting in Wayne County at the Belfast VFD on April 10.  Your association offers three scholarships named to honor three men that have contributed greatly to the association and the fire service in North Carolina.

Steven Walker won the Aubrey Rivenbark Emergency Services Curriculum Based Scholarship in the amount of $1,500.  Alexis Canady won the Ernie Bryant General Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.  Makenzie Guthrie won the Richard Leach General Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

Congratulations to all three of these deserving young people!

For more information on our winners and the scholarships, please visit our "Scholarships and Grants" page.  The link is on the left of our web page.



Ogden VFD Selling 99 EVI Rescue Truck

Tuesday, April 15, 2014  The Ogden Volunteer Fire Rescue Association is offering for sale their 1999 EVI rescue truck.  The sale is by sealed bid, and detailed information is available here



Battleboro Community VFD Cow Drop Fundraiser

Friday, April 4, 2014  Join the Battleboro Community VFD for their annual Cow Drop and Rib Dinner fundraiser May 2nd and 3rd.  A limited number of tickets are available and will sell out fast, so get yours today.   For Rib Dinner information, click here.  For Cow Drop information, click here.



Used Fire Safety Trailer For Sale

Wednesday, March 26, 2014  The Dare County Association of Fire Officers is selling their 1998 Mobile Concepts fire safety trailer.  The 35 foot unit requires a little interior TLC to return it into a wonderful tool to use with your fire and life safety education program, which also may benefit your Fire Department Rating under the new guidelines.  For more information, including contacts, click here.



ECFA Annual Fire Rescue College Dates Announced

Thursday, March 13, 2014  The ECFA has announced the dates for the annual Fire Rescue College hosted in coordination with Cape Fear Community College at the Castle Hayne campus.  The 2014 school will be held October 3 - 5, 2014 with a handful of classes starting earlier.

The weekend school has been moved up one week from it's former date to better accommodate the needs of the firefighters we serve.  Save the date! 

Vendor and student information will be posted later this summer.



7th Annual Arrington and Dudley VFDs Fundraiser

Thursday, March 6, 2014  It's time for the 7th annual Arrington and Dudley Volunteer Fire Departments' Sportsman's Giveaway fundraiser.  The event will be at the Wayne County Fairgrounds on Saturday, May 24 from 11 a.m. until with free food and drinks.  The main portion of the fundraiser is a raffle that includes 37 main prizes plus door prizes too!  The top prize is $10,000.

Raffle tickets should be purchased in advance and are just $25 each.  Click here for more information.



3rd Annual Guns and Hoses Golf Tournament

Thursday, February 27, 2014  Break out your clubs, it's time for the 3rd annual Guns and Hoses Golf Tournament.  This year's tournament will be held at the Currituck Club on Monday, May 5 and features a shotgun start at 10 a.m.

For more information click here. 



NC Haz Mat Technician Course in Wilson

Tuesday, January 7, 2014  Wilson Community College and Wilson Fire Rescue Services in coordination with the NC Office of State Fire Marshal have partnered to offer the NC Hazardous Materials Technician Course.  The course will be June 2 - 13, 2014.  Seating is limited.  Click here for more details. 



Great Attendance At ECFA Fall Seminar

Tuesday, October 22, 2013  Student numbers were very good for this year's ECFA fire rescue college at CFCC.  A total of 40 classes were filled with fire and rescue personnel seeking knowledge and skills to better themselves and their departments.

The ECFA board and college staff worked hard to ensure another quality learning experience for everyone attending the seminar.  Mild temperatures were a benefit for students in the more physically challenging classes held at the state of the art training facilities at the Castle Hayne campus.

The annual seminar was a success and the ECFA team is already planning next year's college.  The 2014 seminar is being moved up a week and is tentatively set for October 3 - 5, 2014.

There are some awesome photos from this year's seminar courtesy of Karl Deweese of KD Photos.  Check them out in our photo gallery.  The link is on the left side of the web page.



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