Make Your #GivingTuesday a #FireHeroTuesday

Mark #GivingTuesday as #FireHeroTuesday

In 2018, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) will again mark #GivingTuesday as #FireHeroTuesday. You can answer the call on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, to honor America’s fallen fire heroes, assist their families, and work to prevent firefighter line-of-duty deaths and injuries.


See Last Year’s Recipients

CFSI and NFFF Accepting Nominations for the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award

Co-sponsored by CFSI and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award was established in 2009 to recognize public safety organizations for outstanding contributions to the advancement of firefighter health and safety. Deadline for nominations is Dec. 6, 2018.


2018 FDNY Symposium

Don’t Miss the 2018 FDNY Symposium

The 2018 FDNY Symposium, courtesy of the NFFF, is FREE to all first responders. This digital, on-demand webcast runs from November 1 – December 31, 2018.

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2018 National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters Held at Belmont Park

Take a look at the 2018 National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters, in partnership with FDNY and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, was held on Sunday, October 28 at Belmont Park.


Two NFFF Long-Serving Board Members Receive Accolades at Firehouse Expo

During the opening ceremonies of Firehouse Expo in Nashville, Vina Drennan’s tireless commitment to the fire service was recognized warmly as she received the Art Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award. Chief Compton was inducted into the 2018 Firehouse Hall of Fame, which honors contributors who have made a lasting mark on the fire service.


103 Fallen Firefighters Honored at National Memorial Service

As the first names were read from the 2018 Roll of Honor at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, October 7, the sun broke through the clouds and haze. The unusual warmth for an October day in Emmitsburg, Maryland served as a reminder for the loved ones of the 103 fallen that they will forever be surrounded by comfort and support.


“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.”
» A Great Gift This Holiday Season
» Learn More: American Firefighter Celebrates the Nation’s Firefighters and Their Families


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2018 FDNY Symposium

November 1 – December 31, 2018
The 2018 FDNY Symposium, courtesy of the NFFF, is FREE to all first responders. This digital, on-demand webcast runs from November 1 – December 31, 2018.
» Register for the Webcasts


Safety Program Operations

November 25 – 30, 2018
National Emergency Training Center – Emmitsburg, MD
This six-day course provides knowledge and practice in the context of current issues to develop strategies of risk management associated with the provision of firefighting and Emergency Medical Services to reduce firefighter fatalities and injuries.


#FireHeroTuesday 2018

November 27, 2018
Everywhere
Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back; communities around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. The NFFF will mark #GivingTuesday with #FireHeroTuesday.
» Help on #FireHeroTuesday & Beyond


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.
» Attend the 2018 Tree Lighting