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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." 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


2018 Flag Raising

Watch the 2018 Flag Raising at the National Memorial

– Watch the 2018 Flag Raising at the Memorial in preparation for the 2018 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend on October 6-7,2018. READ


Blaney to Appear at The Smoke House 2018

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Ryan Blaney, Corey LaJoie scheduled to appear at The Smokehouse 2018

– The Smokehouse 2018, benefiting the NFFF, on Oct. 7, before the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Dover International Speedway. READ


Columbia Southern University's 2018 NFFF Scholarship

Apply for Columbia Southern University’s 2018 NFFF Scholarship

– CSU grants one scholarship to the widow, life partner, or dependent of a firefighter who has been honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial. Scholarship applications will be accepted through October 2, 2018 and a winner will be announced in December 2018.  READ


Experts Agree National Standards for Fire Service Emergency Response Policies Will Improve Firefighters Safety

– In May 2018, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation gathered 30 fire service subject matter experts to evaluate and discuss Firefighter Life Safety Initiative #11: National standards for emergency response policies should be developed and championed. READ


2018-2019 Sarbanes Scholarships

NFFF 2018-2019 Sarbanes Scholarships Awarded to 80 Recipients

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and its partners awarded $338,921 in 2018-2019 Sarbanes Scholarships to 71 children, five stepchildren and four spouses of fallen firefighters.  READ


Garry Briese IAFC Safety Performance Award

Chiefs Butler and Tippett Receive the Garry Briese IAFC Safety Performance Award

– The Garry Briese IAFC Safety Performance Award recognizes personal commitment and achievement in the area of health and safety. READ