2016 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

112 Fallen Firefighters to be honored at National Memorial

Join the U.S. Fire Service in honoring 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.
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The Foundation Trumpet Newsletter – Summer 2016 Edition

Get an inside look at how the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is fulfilling its mission. If you do not already subscribe to our online newsletter click here to sign up for regular updates on our programs and services.


Help honor our nation’s fallen firefighters

On Saturday, October 29, you can be a hero to the survivors of our fallen firefighters and to the firefighters that protect you. Take 2,220 steps with firefighters from around the country at the 2nd Annual National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters at Citi Field.
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Joint Statement from the IAFC, NFFF, NFPA and NVFC

In the spirit of “See something; say something,” we feel it is time to ask for your attention. Over the past few months, there have been an alarming number of firefighter fatalities.


Powerful words about painful events

Twelve chiefs representing every type of department –metropolitan and rural, career, volunteer and wildland – share the grim realities of coping with a line-of-duty death.
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35th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

October 8-9, 2016
NETC – Emmitsburg, MD
Every October, the Foundation sponsors the official national tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year.


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.
» Watch the Video


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