2018 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend – October 6 – 7
103 Fallen Firefighters to Be 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 will pay tribute to the lives of 80 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2017 and 23 firefighters who died in previous years.
» 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
Wildland firefighters from around the country say the status quo about safety must change. Too many wildland firefighters are dying and getting hurt. This is the key message from a series of listening sessions the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) held across the country.
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Portrait Book by Paul Mobley Benefits the NFFF
Read Bill Carey’s review of American Firefighter on FirefighterNation.com. Bill notes the book is “a respectful tribute to duty, service and at times sacrifice.”
» American Firefighter Celebrates Firefighters & Their Families
» Buy Your Copy of American Firefighter Today!
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.