Family Day
Photo by Jillian Stewart for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Candlelight Service
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Memorial Service
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Candlelight Service
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Memorial Service
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Wreath Laying – Arlington National Cemetery
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Family Day
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Memorial Service
Photo by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Candlelight Service
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Family Day
Photo by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Memorial Service
Photo by Jillian Stewart for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Red Helmet Ride
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Memorial Weekend Behind the Scenes
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Family Welcome
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Memorial Service
Photo by Jillian Stewart for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Memorial Service
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Family Day
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Chapel Vigil
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Wreath Laying – Arlington National Cemetery
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Family Welcome
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Candlelight Service
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Family Welcome
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Family Dinner
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Candlelight Service
Photo by Jillian Stewart for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Candlelight Service
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Memorial Service
Photo by Jillian Stewart for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Family Day
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Family Welcome
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Candlelight Service
Photo by Bill Rowe for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Memorial Service
Photo by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Family Dinner
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Returning Family Dinner
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Memorial Service
Photo by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Memorial Service
Photo by Jenni McClelland, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Family Day
Photo by Heather Staley for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Returning Family Dinner
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Candlelight Service
Photo by Bill Green for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

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119 Fallen Firefighters Honored at National Memorial on Oct. 6

The 38th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service honored 92 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2018 and 27 firefighters who died in the line of duty in previous years.

» Read the 2019 Remembrance Book
» Read About Our Firefighters on the Roll of Honor
» See the 2019 Flag Raising at the National Memorial
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Save the Date for the 2020 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend – October 3 – 4, 2020


PNC Park Memorial Stair Climb Set for Saturday, November 9

The PNC Park Memorial Stair Climb benefits the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s First Responder Center for Excellence, committed to promoting quality educational awareness and research to reduce physical, emotional, and psychological health and wellness issues for first responders.

PNC Park Memorial Stair Climb

Join Us for the 2019 Fire Hero Family Tree Lighting in Emmitsburg, Maryland

Each year, during the holidays, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation decorates trees in memory of our fallen firefighters. The Tree Lighting will be held on December 6, 2019 at 4:30 pm. If you would like to attend the 2019 Fire Hero Family Tree Lighting, please E-mail enagle@firehero.org by noon on December 5, 2019.

Watch the 2018 Fire Hero Family Tree Lighting

Held in conjunction with the Inaugural Winter Family Retreat

Online registration is now closed for Winter Family Retreat, but if you would like to be on the waitlist, please contact Ashley at awhitmore@firehero.org.


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

Co-sponsored by CFSI and the NFFF, the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award recognizes public safety organizations for outstanding contributions to the advancement of firefighter health and safety. The deadline for submissions is December 6, 2019.


Mary Ann Gibbons Presented With the Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award

The Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation was presented to Mary Ann Gibbons during Firehouse Expo in Nashville on October 10, 2019.


Video: 2019 Firehouse Expo 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Watch highlights of the 2019 Firehouse Expo 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb held at Nissan Stadium in Nashville on October 11, 2019.


Video: Boot Scootin’ Boogie 2019

Highlights from the annual Boot Scootin’ Boogie held at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville during the 2019 Firehouse Expo.


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Washington Capitals Firefighter Appreciation Night 2019

November 3, 2019
Capital One Arena – Washington, DC
Tickets start at $49 and include a Capitals T-Shirt courtesy of Custom Ink and a Capitals/NFFF commemorative coin. Five dollars from each ticket purchased will support the NFFF.


2019 PNC Park Memorial Stair Climb

November 9, 2019
PNC Park – Pittsburgh, PA
Funds raised will support The First Responder Center for Excellence, committed to promoting quality educational awareness and research to reduce physical, emotional, and psychological health and wellness issues for first responders.


Inaugural Winter Family Retreat

December 4 – 7, 2019
Liberty Mountain Resort – Carroll Valley, PA
A multi-day event for all ages and family members, focused on fellowship, self-care, and giving back during the holidays.


2019 Fire Hero Family Tree Lighting

December 6, 2019
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.