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fire sprinkler systems and automatic fire alarm systems

Working with fire sprinkler systems and automatic fire alarm systems

– To help firefighters prepare for these incidents, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) launched a new training module, Automatic Fire Sprinkler and Alarm Systems, on the Fire Hero Learning Network (FHLN).  READ


America’s Best Firehouse Chili

America’s Best Firehouse Chili Contest Returns, Giving Firefighters Across the Country a Chance to Win $10,000 for Their Station

– The America’s Best Firehouse Chili contest, now in its second year, provides firefighters across the country the opportunity to submit their very own chili recipes for the chance to win $10,000 for their station. READ


Honoring Fallen Heroes and Helping Those Serving Overseas

– Men who attended the annual 2018 Fire Hero Family Wellness Conference for Fire Hero Families in Blue Ash, OH stuffed care packages for service men and women stationed overseas at the Yellow Ribbon Support Center.  READ


The Fire Service-Based EMS Advocates Recognize National EMS Week

– The fire service has a rich history of protecting the health and safety of our communities through an emergency response model that includes the delivery of pre-hospital 9-1-1 emergency medical care. Sunday May 20, 2018 marks the beginning of National EMS Week and presents an opportunity to honor the men and women who deliver pre-hospital 9-1-1 emergency medical care throughout the United States.  READ


National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Launches Survey on Suicide Prevention Efforts

– The NFFF has partnered with Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, a leading suicidologist with experience in developing innovative programs for first responders. As part of this assessment, Dr. Spencer-Thomas created a survey to gather feedback from fire service members (active, retired and non-uniformed), support groups (clinicians, EAP providers, chaplaincy groups, etc.) and family members. READ


Carry The Load 2018

Carry The Load Honors and Remembers Our Nation’s Heroes This Memorial Day

– In an ongoing effort to connect Americans to the sacrifices made daily by our military, law enforcement, firefighters, rescue personnel and their families, Carry The Load will kick off its Memorial May campaign to offer meaningful ways for people to observe Memorial Day. READ


2018 FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

A Climb to Remember: Honor the 343 Members of FDNY at 7th Annual FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

– Join the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and hundreds of others attending FDIC on Friday, April 27th for the 7th Annual FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lucas Oil Stadium.  READ


Highlights from the 2018 Fire Hero Family Wellness Conference

– Watch scenes from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation's 2018 Fire Hero Family Wellness Conference held in Blue Ash, Ohio.  READ


Photos from the 2018 New York Knicks 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Photos from the 2018 New York Knicks 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Presented by Chase

– Hundreds came out to the first-ever New York Knicks 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb presented by Chase at Madison Square Garden. It was a wonderful event! Thank you to everyone who participated. READ


2017 Annual Report

Read the 2017 National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Annual Report

– Download 2017 National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Annual Report to learn how we honored America's fallen fire heroes, assisted their families, and worked to reduce firefighter deaths and injuries in 2017. READ