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NFFF’s Fire Hero Learning Network Celebrates Ten Years of Training

150,000 Registered Users—and counting!

This month marks the 10th anniversary of the Fire Hero Learning Network, the virtual learning platform of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF). Since January 2013, 150,000 registered users have completed more than 210,000 training modules related to firefighter health, safety, and leadership.

  • Registered users have access to 14 training modules, including the most recent one, Health and Safety at Wildland Fires. Each module can be completed within an hour.
  • More than 100,000 people have completed the Courage to Be Safe® module Among the most popular modules are Responding to Violent Incidents 2.0, Stress First Aid for Fire and EMS Personnel, and After Action Review.
  • Registered users can also access fire attack scenarios and operational checklists in addition to the training modules.

“The fact that the Fire Hero Learning Network has reached the milestone of 150,000 users in its first decade is a testament to our original goal: to offer free training to firefighters who are committed to reducing preventable death and injury in the line of duty,” noted NFFF Executive Director Chief Ron Siarnicki. “We will continue to offer this type of easily accessible quality training, including two new modules to be released in 2023. One module is about training safety, and the other is about leading in challenging times.”

Learn more about the Fire Hero Learning Network and access the training modules at fireherolearningnetwork.com.

Health and Safety at Wildland Fires

“Health and Safety at Wildland Fires” was launched in November 2022 on the Fire Hero Learning Network. The training module focuses on the unique health and safety challenges of wildland fire responses. Chief Bill Arsenault of Kamiah Fire-Rescue (ID) encourages all wildland and structural firefighters to take the “Health and Safety at Wildland Fires” module. Chief Arsenault will present “Wildland Fire…All Hands on Deck for Safe Operations” at next week’s 2023 FDSOA Health and Safety Conference.