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The Department of Homeland Security may shut down but NFFF will remain open

– Unless an agreement is reached in Congress, the staff will move to the temporary location on Thursday, February 26 and will be available through email, phone and fax.  READ


Florida State University Partners with NFFF to Conduct National Survey on the FF Behavioral Health

– Current or retired firefighter? Help researchers learn more about suicide and mental health among firefighters by completing a brief online survey as a part of a research study funded by NFFF. Participants will be compensated for their time.  READ


The Dragon’s Fyre Jet Truck shares NFFF message at World of Wheels Milwaukee

– The only jet-powered 1940 customized Ford pick-up truck, will be on display at World of Wheels Milwaukee, February 20 – 22 at the Wisconsin State Fair Park.  READ


NFFF welcomes new members to the Board of Directors and Advisory Committee

– Mary Bynum, Assistant Vice President in P & C Underwriting at State Farm Insurance Companies, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. In addition,... READ


Are those bugles or plungers? A message about firefighter cancer

– Battalion Chief Bryan Frieders spoke at the National Fallen Firefighters Occupational Cancer in the Fire Service Strategy meeting in Washington, DC January 13-15, 2015. READ


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Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Safety Leadership Award

– The Sarbanes award recognizes organizations for their outstanding leadership in advancing health and safety in the fire service.  READ


Organ Donor Autopsy Concerns

– Autopsies are not required to file for, or receive PSOB benefits. If an autopsy is performed, a copy of the autopsy is generally requested to establish the cause of death. However, if an autopsy is not performed, the PSOB Office simply requests that the department provide a statement that an autopsy was not performed. READ


Responsible Tier II Filing Can Make a Difference

– For every report sold, 10% of the filing cost will be donated to the NFFF.  READ


Resolve to reduce line of duty deaths for the New Year

– There is little doubt the most important element in firefighter safety is you, the firefighter. Join the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation in a new goal of vastly reducing the number of firefighters injured, and to lower the number of line-of-duty deaths each year to below 50. READ


Order Now and Celebrate the Season with Tribute Wine

– As President of Distant Cellars Winery and a firefighter in Colorado, Drew Gaiser knows what it takes to support and protect his community. He also knows what it takes for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) to fulfill its mission. READ