– To honor Dave’s memory, Pelican™ is releasing a limited edition first aid kit adorned with circa 1976 branding and a brass plate etched with David H. Parker’s name and dates of life. All proceeds will be donated to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. READ
– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, in cooperation with Stonehouse Media, is pleased to present When an LODD Occurs: Incident Commanders Speak, our latest resource for preparing incident commanders (IC) to cope with a firefighter line-of-duty (LODD). READ
– This webinar will feature Chief Steven Shaffer, Boston Fire Department, the initial Incident Commander of a nine-alarm fire in four-story brick row house that killed two firefighters in Boston, Massachusetts on March 26, 2014. Chief Shaffer will discuss the incident and share his experiences in dealing with the aftermath.
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– September 24, 2020 1:00 PM EDT
This webinar will feature Assistant Chief Robert Wilkins, Philadelphia Fire Department, who was the incident commander of a wind-driven house fire that killed a firefighter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 9, 2014. Chief Wilkins will discuss the incident and share his experiences in dealing with the aftermath.
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– August 27, 2020 1:00 PM EDT
This webinar will feature Battalion Chief Charles Ridgely (retired), Howard County Fire and Rescue, the incident commander of a seven-alarm mansion fire that killed a firefighter in Clarksville, Maryland on July 23, 2018. Chief Ridgely will discuss the incident and share his experiences in dealing with the aftermath.
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– This group of applicants is the first to receive scholarship awards under the Foundation’s newly restructured scholarship program. Under the new program, developed in consultation with our scholarship partners, awards are now based on an assessment of a student’s financial need and academic performance. READ
– Our volunteers, staff and Board of Directors evaluated many options to continue the tradition of gathering in front of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial this October. While we are disappointed to postpone the 2020 Memorial Weekend events, it is important to know that the nation’s fallen firefighters will not be forgotten. On October 4, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation will broadcast a National Tribute to honor America’s Fallen Firefighters. READ
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