December 8, 2017 – 4:30 pm

Tree Lighting to Honor Fallen Firefighters

The program will feature music by the Frederick Adventist Academy, Bells of Faith and musical guests Jason and Michelle Hannan. Honor Guards will place a wreath at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial followed by hot cocoa and refreshments.
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Thank You for Making #GivingTuesday a #FireHeroTuesday

On #GivingTuesday, we kicked off our season to give to help honor America’s fallen fire heroes, assist their families, and prevent firefighter injuries and deaths. There’s still time to show your support before the year is over!

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American Firefighter Celebrates the Nation’s Firefighters and Their Families

Paul Mobley has taken his camera on the road to photograph America’s bravest. In this collection of intimate and powerful photographic portraits, we get a glimpse of what it means to answer the call and run toward danger.


Coming Soon! New NFFF Documentary Features San Diego Fire – Rescue

Coming in late December, a new National Fallen Firefighters Foundation documentary called “San Diego Fire – Rescue, Leadership So Everyone Goes Home.” It looks at the many challenges line officers and fire chiefs face in trying to keep firefighters safe and healthy as deal with the many hazards that come with the job.

Parents and Siblings of Fallen Firefighters Show Support for One Another

On November 3 – 4, 2017, the NFFF hosted a retreat for a group of 20 parents and siblings of fallen firefighters.

ResponderSafety.Com Launches Distracted Driving Campaign

ResponderSafety.Com has developed tools to get the message out about the dangers distracted drivers pose to responders.
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CFSI Accepting Nominations for Fire Service Leadership Awards

The deadline for submissions for the 2018 Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award is December 7, 2017.
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2017 National Fallen Firefighters Family Tree Lighting

December 8, 2017
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.
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North Texas Fire Marshals’ Conference

January 23 – 25, 2017
Richardson Civic Center – Richardson, TX

Firehouse World 2018

March 6 – 7, 2018
San Diego Convention Center – San Diego, CA
Visit the NFFF in Booth #745.

FDIC 2018

April 26 – 28, 2018
Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium – Indianapolis, IN
Visit the NFFF Booth #13004.