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2015 National Fire Service Research Agenda Released

– There are many critical health and safety issues that need to be addressed in the fire service, but limited resources make this an ongoing challenge. To help prioritize the topics that deserve new and continued examination, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation hosted representatives of the fire service and research communities for the 2015 National Fire Service Research Symposium.  READ


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Sounding-off About Saving Lives

– Currently, only Maryland and California have state-wide sprinkler mandates in new one and two-family homes. But a bill introduced in Maryland to repeal the law in 2016 may gain traction. If passed, other states could refrain from enacting sprinkler laws.  READ


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Tier II Filing Can Make a Difference

– Benzol Group, a division of The Environmental Compliance Group, LLC is offering Tier II Chemical Inventory Report Preparation in recognition and support of the Foundation. For every report sold between January 11 and February 15, 2016, 10 percent of the filing cost will be donated to the NFFF.
» Webninar: A First Responder Point of View READ


Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Safety Leadership Award

– The Sarbanes Award recognizes organizations for outstanding leadership in advancing fire health and safety. The deadline for submitting applications is March 1, 2016. READ


Everyone Goes Home® Photo Contest

– Submit your photos to the NFFF Everyone Goes Home® Photo Contest for a Chance to Win a Great Training Opportunity READ


Sarbanes Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

– Applications are being accepted through April 1 for the 2016-2017 Sarbanes Scholarship Program which provides assistance to spouses, life partners, children, and stepchildren of firefighters honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial. READ


NFFF Partners with Columbia Southern University for Special Scholarship Opportunity

– The search for one deserving scholarship recipient begins January 1, 2016 and ends April 1. The scholarship will be awarded June 10, 2016. READ


First Time As A Returning Survivor

– In 2015 Dreama came back to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend as a Returning Survivor. She shared her experiences in a recent issue of The Journey. READ


The Story Behind Tribute Wine

– Being a firefighter, working with my family to create this incredible wine, and being chosen by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) to partner is a huge honor. Now, in our third year release, I would like to share how Tribute wine came to be.  READ


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2015 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Honors Fallen Firefighters

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation 2015 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony held on December 10 in Emmitsburg, Maryland. READ