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Created as a Committee of the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association, the Institute serves as an informal advisory panel of public safety leaders committed to reducing deaths and injuries to America's Emergency Responders. Click here to learn more...

Mission Statement

Created as a Committee of the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association, the Institute serves as an informal advisory panel of public safety leaders committed to reducing deaths and injuries to America's Emergency Responders. Click here to learn more...

Struck By Incidents

Missouri: Springfield Firefighter Hit by Vehicle

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
A Springfield firefighter was struck by a vehicle Saturday morning, according to the Springfield Police Department.Sgt. Jason Bisby said the firefighter was working another accident near James River Freeway and South Campbell Avenue around 9 a.m. when a vehicle slammed on its brakes and went through the median, hitting the firefighter.

The firefighter was transported to Mercy, dispatch confirmed, but Bisby didn't have any updates on his condition. Dispatch said the firefighter was "doing fine." Fire Chief David Pennington released a statement on Twitter Saturday afternoon:

While working an accident this morning, one of my @SGF_Fire Fighters was struck by a vehicle. Thankfully, they were treated and released without serious injury, but only by Grace. Slow down. Give us some room to work. Please.

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