#FireHeroTuesday kicked off the holiday season of givingtogether we can make sure our Fire Hero Families know that we remember.

Our mission is to honor America's fallen fire heroes; support their families, colleagues, and organizations; and work to reduce preventable firefighter death and injury.

Federal, military, and postal service employees can donate to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation through Combined Federal Campaign contributions. The Foundation’s agency number is 10292. State and local government employees can write in the Foundation as their agency of choice.
We appreciate your continued support to honor and remember America’s fallen fire heroes and their families.

Memorial Park

Emmitsburg, Maryland

Plan a Visit

The National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, MD, the home of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, is open for Public Visitors to Campus Memorials. All visitors will park in the lot adjacent to Building VI where you will be security screened. Restrooms are also available in Building V1 for your convivence. Visitors are not permitted to enter NETC buildings and should follow the "marked" route on the map provided by campus security for access to the National Memorial.
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Watch the Fire Hero Family Tree Lighting

Each year the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation decorates holiday trees in memory of all fallen firefighters. The Fire Hero Family Tree Lighting will take place at 4:30 pm ET on Friday, December 1 and will be livestreamed at www.firehero.org.

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Scholarships for Fire Hero Families

NFFF’s Sarbanes Scholarship Program provides educational funding to the spouses, children, and stepchildren of fallen firefighters—helping to ensure that even...

Stay Connected with NFFF

You can receive information on National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s Family Programs, news, events and resources available on our Family social media channels and online newsletters.

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