New firefighter tribute video kicks-off NFFF fundraiser

Singer/songwriter Dave Carroll’s music video, “The Fallen and the Brave” honors firefighters who died while protecting their communities. The video was shot at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, MD.

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2016 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

A National Tribute to 112 Fire Service Heroes

The U.S. Fire Service honored the lives of 79 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2015 and 33 firefighters who died in previous years during the 35th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, October 9.
» View the 2016 Roll of Honor
» Sign the Virtual Remembrance Banner
» Download the Remembrance Book
» Watch Hero Tributes

View & Download: The 2016 Candlelight and Memorial Services


A sacred place to honor sacrifices made many years ago

The Pre-1981 section allows families, friends, and organizations to memorialize these firefighters by purchasing personalized bricks in this distinctive area of the Walk of Honor®.

Three Recognized with the Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation honored Gerard F. Scannell, Chief A. Marvin Gibbons and Hal Bruno with its Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award for their outstanding contributions to support and advance the mission of the NFFF.

Rhonda O’Callaghan and her son Connor are climbing. Are you?

Rhonda O’Callaghan and her children, Rhiannon and Connor, are the survivors of Captain Daniel O’Callaghan who died in the line of duty with 14 other firefighters from Ladder 4/Engine 54/Battalion 9 on September 11, 2001.
» National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters
» Help honor our nation’s fallen firefighters

FLIR Systems, Inc. Sponsorship to Fund Thermal Cameras for National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

The NFFF is proud to welcome FLIR Systems, Inc. as a Gold Sponsor.


Firehouse Expo 2016

October 20 – 22, 2016
Music City Center – Nashville, TN
Visit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Booth #1328.
» Firehouse Expo Stair Climb
» Boot Scootin’ Boogie

National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters

October 29, 2016
Citi Field – New York, NY
Take 2,220 steps with firefighters from around the country at the 2nd Annual National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters at Citi Field.

Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf

May – November 2016
Locations Across the U.S.
Now in its 13th year, the golf program has grown to over 30 tournaments that help the NFFF support survivors of fallen firefighters.
» Find a Golf Tournament Near You

9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs

April – November 2016
Locations Across the U.S.
The 9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs are not timed races, but a way for everyone to remember America’s fallen firefighters.
» Find a Stair Climb Near You