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Alan Brunacini

Remembering Chief Alan Brunacini

– Alan Brunacini was well-respected and admired throughout the entire U.S. Fire Service and a good friend to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.  READ


GovX

GovX.com Launches Firefighter Honor Week, Includes $2,500 Shopping Spree Contest for Departments

– Over 90 GovX brands joined the week-long sale, offering discounts on their products, many of which are popular in the firefighter communities.  READ


The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Its Partners Award 78 Scholarships

– Our 2017–2018 scholarship recipients include 68 children, 1 stepchild, and 10 spouses of firefighters honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial. Our thanks to a very generous donation from Motorola Solutions Foundation, Inc. and partnerships with ICMA-RC, Global Health & Safety, National Association of State Fire Marshals, The College Board, and the Steel Family and countless donations made to our scholarship program. READ


National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

95 Fallen Firefighters to Be Honored at National Memorial on Sunday, October 8

– The U.S. Fire Service will pay tribute to the lives of 75 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2016 and 20 firefighters who died in previous years during the 36th National Fallen... READ


K&N Pro Series East Race

Monster Mile Partners with National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Carl Deputy and Son Builders for Sept. 29 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Race

– Dover International Speedway officials today announced the entitlement partner for the Sept. 29 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race – the “National Fallen Firefighters Foundation 125 presented by Carl Deputy and Son Builders” – set for Friday, Sept. 29 at the Monster Mile.  READ


National Memorial

U.S. Landmarks to Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters

– As dusk turns to dark during the first weekend of October, more than 30 iconic buildings and landmarks across the country will glow in respect to the fallen and their survivors for Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters. READ


The Smokehouse, Benefiting the NFFF, Coming Oct. 1 with Bowyer Appearance

– Dover International Speedway is expanding its annual salute to our hometown heroes by welcoming all fans to The Smokehouse benefiting the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) on Sunday, Oct. 1. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Clint Bowyer will make an appearance at The Smokehouse at 11 a.m. on Oct. 1! READ


Taking Care of Ourselves

– Personal accountability, situational awareness, education and strong leadership are familiar concepts in the fire service for reducing line-of-duty deaths. On the second day of the Fire Service Occupational Cancer Symposium, these same themes recurred during presentations, workshops and discussions for preventing the incidence of cancer among firefighters.  READ


Understanding Cancer in the Fire Service

Understanding Cancer in the Fire Service

– 500 firefighters of various ranks and departments, industry representatives and researchers are gathered again in Phoenix for the Fire Service Occupational Cancer Symposium. It’s the first of its kind meeting focused solely on this issue. READ


Michael Dubron

Cancer: The Toughest Battle for Today’s Firefighter

– To help inform more firefighters about what they can do to better educate themselves about preventing cancer and supporting others battling this insidious disease, Dubron will lead two workshops at the Fire Service Occupational Cancer Symposium in Phoenix, AZ, September 7 - 8.  READ