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Center for Public Safety Excellence and Rick Mason Receive Awards at FRI

– The Seal of Excellence is awarded to an individual or group that demonstrates their commitment to the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives. READ


Scholarships Awarded to 70 Survivors of Fallen Firefighters

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and its partners awarded 70 scholarships to 61 children, 3 stepchildren, and 6 spouses for the 2015-2016 academic years, totaling over $210,000. READ


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Donate to the Twisp River Fallen Firefighters Fund

– The families, friends and colleagues of the three firefighters who died in Washington State on Wednesday, August 19, need immediate help.  READ


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The Flags for our Fallen

– “We want to pay it forward. We get it.” These two phrases are the unofficial mantra of the Honor Guard who recently volunteered their time for two days to prepare the flags for the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, October 3-4.  READ


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15,000 Youth Join Project Paradigm & Coalition Partners In Fight Against Home Fires

– “The number of youth who have stepped up to accept our Challenge to help save lives truly is inspiring,” said Jeff Richardson, Project Paradigm’s Founder and CEO. “Normally, youth contests attract around 1,000 participants or less. Thanks in large part to the support of our partners like the US Fire Administration, American Red Cross, Phoenix Society, Vision 20/20, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, National Association of State Fire Marshalls, and many, many others, these youth are part of an exciting movement to make a difference.  READ


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Crash survivors reunites with rescuers thanks to NFFF connections

– For 29 years, Lisa Beavers Hegewisch hoped that someday she could meet and thank the firefighters and paramedics who saved her from a horrific car crash when she was in high school. She never thought that teaching a yoga class would be the gateway to making the connections for such a reunion. READ


The Ongoing Impact of 9/11 and World Trade Center Illnesses

– Fourteen-years later, buildings have been rebuilt, memorials established and remembrances held. The fire service continues to honor the 343 in numerous ways, including the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs. We have upheld our promise to never forget. READ


Play it forward at Delaware Golf Club

– Join members of Central Ohio fire departments on August 14th at Delaware Golf Club for the 9th Annual Central Ohio Fallen Firefighters Golf Tournament. This public event is one in a series of nation-wide golf tournaments organized by local volunteers to raise funds for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF).  READ


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Hal Bruno Honored at Legends and Icons Celebration

– For countless firefighters and their families, Hal Bruno was a reliable voice of reason and compassion for the U.S. Fire Service. On Friday, July 17, Hal Bruno’s legacy was celebrated when he was posthumously inducted to the Firehouse Hall of Fame during Firehouse Expo’s Legends and Icons Celebration in Baltimore. READ


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New Award Recognizes Extraordinary Service to NFFF

– Tony Campisi, President/CEO of Glatfelter Insurance Group and Troy Markel, President of VFIS, a division of Glatfelter Insurance Group, accepted the inaugural award in honor of Mr. Glatfelter. READ