International Firefighters' Day 2021

The NFFF Observed Int’l Firefighters’ Day

We invite communities, businesses, fire departments, and media to join us again in 2022 in celebrating and highlighting the great work firefighters do every day, and to thank them for all that they do to keep us safe.
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Columbia Southern University Scholarship Fund

The NFFF/CSU Scholarship Could Be Yours, Apply Today

The CSU/NFFF Scholarship covers up to 60 credit hours toward one online degree program and will be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition for up to three years or until the completion of the selected online degree program, whichever comes first.


Watch the Latest Recorded IC-to-IC Webinar

NFFF IC-to-IC Discussion –
Prince William County (VA) House Fire

This webinar features a discussion with Deputy Chief James Forgo about a Prince William County fire that resulted in a line-of-duty death Technician I Kyle Robert Wilson on April 16‚ 2007.

Upcoming IC-to-IC Webinar

Conway (SC) Residential Fire

May 27, 2021 1:00 pm (ET)
Watch Live on Zoom

This webinar features a discussion with Fire Chief Phillip Hendrick, Conway Fire Department (SC), who was the incident commander of a residential structure fire that resulted in the line-of-duty death of Firefighter Christopher Ray in Conway, South Carolina on March 20, 2016.


SILO

Creators of the New Film SILO Partners with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is proud to partner with film distributor Oscilloscope on the release of their new film SILO on May 7th. The creators of this upcoming motion picture, inspired by true events, will be donating 5% of the price from the rental of the film to the NFFF.


During the Covid-19 Pandemic, the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, MD, the home of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, is closed to the public. Pending more information on this national emergency, we ask for your patience and understanding.

news


Memorial Monday – Texas City Disaster

The Texas City Disaster is the nation’s worst industrial disaster which injured over 3,500 and claimed the lives of 568, including 27 Texas City firefighters.


National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Releases 2020 Annual Impact Report Looks Ahead To 2021

The 2020 Annual Impact Report outlines how, through your support, we’ve been able to continue our efforts to remember America’s fallen fire heroes, assist their families, and to reduce firefighter line-of-duty deaths and injuries.


NFFF Launches Expanded Matching Gifts Program

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is announcing that supporters can now increase the power of their donations by double (or more!) through a its Matching Gifts Program.


The First Responder Center for Excellence Welcomes New Board Members

The First Responder Center for Excellence®, a National Fallen Firefighters Foundation affiliate organization, is pleased to announce the appointment of three new board members. Fire Chief John Butler of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, Jeff Fackler, Director of North America Business Development for Dupont Personal Protection™, and Dave Halfpenny, Vice President of U.S. Accident & Health Underwriting, AXIS Insurance, were appointed to the FRCE during their April Board Meeting.


events


Men Forging Ahead – Bring Your Best Burger

May 22, 2021 3:00 – 4:30 pm EDT
Online Through Zoom

Join us for Men Forging Ahead with Eric Nagle and the men in the Fire Hero Family community for fellowship and conversation.


2021 National Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium

May 24 – 27, 2021
Virtual Symposium

The 2021 National Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium will allow researchers to deliver the latest information that science regarding behavioral health in the fire service. It will also help disseminate best practices, giving attendees actionable information that they can use at the department level.


IC-to-IC Discussion: Conway (SC) Residential Fire

May 27, 2021 1:00 pm EDT
Webinar

This webinar features a discussion with Chief Phillip Hendrick, who was the incident commander of a residential structure fire that resulted in the line-of-duty death of Firefighter Christopher Ray in March 2016.


Hal Bruno Comfort Zone Camp 2021

June 26, 2021
Zoom

We hope you will join us at Hal Bruno Comfort Zone Camp 2021 for a chance to be together, while apart; visit with friends, familiar campers, big buddies, and welcome new campers.