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Sarbanes Award

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

– Co-sponsored by CFSI and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award was established in 2009 to recognize public safety organizations for outstanding contributions to the advancement of firefighter health and safety. The deadline for submissions is December 6, 2018. READ


JP Taravella 9/11 Stair Climb

Taravella Students Remember Lost Heroes

– Participants of the J.P. Taravella High School 9/11 Stair Climb completed 27 circuits up, across, down, and around the three story Grand Building to simulate the 110 stories of the World Trade Center towers.  READ


2018 National Stair Climb

2018 National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters Held at Belmont Park

– Take a look at the 2018 National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters, in partnership with FDNY and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, was held on Sunday, October 28 at Belmont Park. READ


2018 Awards at Firehouse Expo

Two NFFF Long-Serving Board Members Receive Accolades at Firehouse Expo

– During the opening ceremonies of Firehouse Expo in Nashville, Vina Drennan's tireless commitment to the fire service was recognized warmly as she received the Art Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award. Chief Compton was inducted into the 2018 Firehouse Hall of Fame, which honors contributors who have made a lasting mark on the fire service.  READ


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