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2018 National Memorial 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. READ


National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters

Show the Families of the Fallen That You Will Never Forget

– On Sunday, October 28, you can make sure the families of the fallen know that you will never forget. Join members of FDNY and the public for the 4th Annual National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters at Belmont Park.  READ


Responding to Violent Incidents Training Program Announced

Responding to Violent Incidents Training is one-hour, self-paced program provides participants with best practices gleaned from fire departments across the country and provides recommendations in-line with NFPA 3000™ (PS) Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response Program.  READ


National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters

Show the Families of the Fallen That You Will Never Forget

– Join members of FDNY and the public for the 4th Annual National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters at Belmont Park.  READ


Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters 2018

U.S. Landmarks and Fire Departments to Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters

– Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters is part of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, October 6 and 7, and sponsored by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. READ


2018 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

103 Fallen Firefighters to Be Honored at National Memorial on Sunday, October 7

– During the 37th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, October 7, 2018, the U.S. Fire Service will pay tribute to the lives of 80 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2017 and 23 firefighters who died in previous years. READ


Everyone Goes Home® in the Wildland

Wildland Firefighters Want to be Sure Everyone Goes Home®

– Wildland firefighters from around the country say the status quo about safety must change. Too many wildland firefighters are dying and getting hurt.  READ


Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters 2018 Flier

Join a Nationwide Tribute for Fallen Firefighters

– You can be part of a national tradition to honor the memories of firefighters who died in the line of duty and show your support for their families. Join the NFFF in Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters.  READ


American Firefighter

“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 READ


Make Health, Safety and Wellness Your Department’s Priority

– The September issue of Firehouse Magazine features the 2018 Fire Service Health and Safety Report. This 32-page supplement emphasizes the value of a progressive, safety-focused fire service culture, and provides information and resources to help firefighters implement the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives. READ