Save the Date – 2019 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend
October 5 – 6, 2019

 

103 Fallen Firefighters Honored at National Memorial on October 7

During the 37th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, October 7, 2018, the U.S. Fire Service paid tribute to the lives of 80 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2017 and 23 firefighters who died in previous years.

2018 Memorial Service
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Memorial Service
Photo by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Wreath Laying – Arlington National Cemetery
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Memorial Service
Photo by Claudia Garner for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Family Welcome
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Wreath Laying – Arlington National Cemetery
Photo by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Memorial Service
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Memorial Service
Photo by Claudia Garner for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Family Day
Photo by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Candlelight Service
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Congressional Flag Ceremony
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Memorial Service
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Memorial Service
Photo by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Candlelight Service
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Memorial Service
Photo by Coral Ruggiero for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Family Welcome
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Family Welcome
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Wreath Laying – Arlington National Cemetery
Photo by Claudia Garner for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Family Day
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Family Welcome
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Memorial Service
Photo by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Candlelight Service
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Memorial Service
Photo by Tim Messick for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Family Welcome
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Candlelight Service
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Candlelight Service
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Congressional Flag Ceremony
Photo by Claudia Garner for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Memorial Service
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Memorial Service
Photo by Coral Ruggiero for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Candlelight Service
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Memorial Service
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Family Day
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Wreath Laying – Arlington National Cemetery
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Family Day
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Memorial Service
Photo by Coral Ruggiero for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Family Day
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Memorial Service
Photo by Coral Ruggiero for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Family Welcome
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Congressional Flag Ceremony
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

2018 Family Welcome
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

More About the 2018 Memorial Weekend:

» Read: 2018 Remembrance Book
» Learn About Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters
» Join us for Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters
» Ways to Honor Fallen Firefighters in Your Community
» About the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend
» For the Media: Visit Our Media Center – 2018 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

More Photos Added: National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend


Boot Scootin' Boogie 2018

Join Us for Boot Scootin’ Boogie 2018 During Firehouse Expo

While you’re in Nashville for Firehouse Expo, you can have a great time with fellow firefighters and friends at Boot Scootin’ Boogie on Friday, October 19, 2018, from 6:30 – 11:00 pm. Boot Scootin’ Boogie includes a evening of great food, refreshments, music and a Boot Scootin’ good time!


Responding to Violent Incidents Training Program Announced

Responding to Violent Incidents Training is one-hour, self-paced program provides participants with best practices gleaned from fire departments across the country and provides recommendations in-line with NFPA 3000™ (PS) Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response Program.


National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters

Show the Families of the Fallen That You Will Never Forget

Join members of FDNY and the public for the 4th Annual National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters at Belmont Park on Sunday, October 28. Five of the afternoon races are dedicated and named for fallen FDNY firefighters.

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Wildland Firefighters Want to be Sure Everyone Goes Home®

Wildland firefighters from around the country say the status quo about safety must change. Too many wildland firefighters are dying and getting hurt.


“American Firefighter” a Review

Read Bill Carey’s review of American Firefighter, as he notes the book is “a respectful tribute to duty, service and at times sacrifice.”


Make Health, Safety and Wellness Your Department’s Priority

The September issue of Firehouse Magazine features the 2018 Fire Service Health and Safety Report. This 32-page supplement emphasizes the value of a progressive, safety-focused fire service culture, and provides information and resources to help firefighters implement the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives.


Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Ryan Blaney, Corey LaJoie scheduled to appear at The Smokehouse 2018

The Smokehouse 2018, benefiting the NFFF, on Oct. 7, before the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Dover International Speedway.


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Firehouse Expo 2018

October 16 – 20, 2018
Music City Center – Nashville, TN
Visit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Booth #226.
More:
» Firehouse Expo 9/11 Stair Climb
» Boot Scootin’ Boogie


Boot Scootin’ Boogie 2018

Ocotber 19, 2018
Wildhorse Saloon – Nashville, TN


National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters

October 28, 2018
Belmont Park – Elmont, NY
The National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters benefits FDNY CSU and the programs of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation which honors America’s fallen firefighters, provides assistance to their families, and prevents line-of-duty deaths and injuries.


2018 Fire Hero Family Tree Lighting

December 7, 2018
National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Chapel – Emmitsburg, MD
Each year, during the holidays, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation decorates trees in memory of our fallen firefighters.