Survey Overview

The National Volunteer Fire Council is trying to gauge the impact that inflation and high gas prices are having on the nation’s fire and emergency medical service departments. Please take a few minutes to fill out this survey to let us know if your department has felt any impacts, if your department has done anything to address these issues, and what kind of assistance would be beneficial. Your participation in this survey will help the NVFC better communicate department needs when advocating for the volunteer fire and emergency services.

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* 2. Enter your zip code:

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* 3. Your primary role in your fire or EMS department:

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* 4. Indicate your department type:

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* 5. Which of the following best categorizes your department?

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* 6. If your department provides EMS services, do you transport to the hospital?

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* 7. If your department provides EMS services with transport, how far is the closest trauma facility?

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* 8. How do your responders respond to calls?

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* 9. What size community does your department serve?

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* 10. What is the area in square miles that your department has primary responsibility to protect:

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* 11. Has your department been adversely impacted at this point in time by inflation and high gas prices?

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* 12. If yes to Question 11, how has your department been impacted by inflation and high gas prices? Select all that apply.

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* 13. How has your department addressed the issues of inflation and high gas prices? Select all that apply.

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* 14. What benefit, resource, or action would most help your fire department in countering the impacts of inflation and high gas prices? Select all that apply.

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* 15. How often does your department leadership contact the following?

  Often Occasionally Rarely Never
Local government officials
State elected officials
Federal elected officials

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* 16. Optional: Enter your contact information

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