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1-800-Boardup Launches Fundraising Partnership With the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

– Donations will be directed to NFFF programs that honor fallen firefighter heroes, assist their survivors and help prevent future line-of-duty deaths and injuries.  READ


The Smokehouse Benefiting the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is Coming to Dover International Speedway on Sunday, Oct. 1

– 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.  READ


Reps. Pascrell, Collins Unveil Legislation to Establish a National Firefighter Cancer Registry

– The creation of this registry would enable researchers to study the relationship between firefighters' exposure to harmful fumes and toxins and the increased risk for cancer.  READ


Fire Commissioner Michael Lombardo

Giving Courage – A Conversation with Fire Commissioner Michael Lombardo

– Earlier in 2016, twelve chiefs representing every type of department shared the grim realities of coping with a line-of-duty death in the documentary Giving Courage: LODD Chiefs Speak. In 2017, the Foundation will feature additional footage to help other fire chiefs and leaders to prevent future tragedies. READ


Sarbanes Award

Call for Nominations: Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award

– The Sarbanes Award recognizes organizations for outstanding leadership in advancing firefighter health and safety. READ


Common Voices, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors Champion Fire Sprinklers After New Year’s Day Fires in Massachusetts

– On New Year's Day morning two apartment fires raged in Massachusetts. Fire ripped through a Holyoke apartment building claiming the lives of three residents and displaced over 50 others.  READ


Thank You for Your Support in 2016!

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and our survivors thank you for your support in 2016 and wish you a happy and safe 2017. READ


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Salute to Service: Honoring fallen firefighters

– For the final Salute to Service report of 2016, Andrea McCarren, WUSA wanted to do something really special for the family of a fallen firefighter. Andrea is raising a service dog named Bunce for a wounded warrior. One of Bunce's biggest fans is fire service survivor Bonnie Hall, so they suprised Bonnie with a visit to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial. READ


FireHeroLearningNetwork.com

50,000 Registered Users on FireHeroLearningNetwork.com!

– Find out what 50,000 of your fire service colleagues already know – The Firehero Learning Network is THE place for free, online, up-to-date training and information.
» Visit: FireHeroLearningNetwork.com READ


Special Recognition

Special Recognition for Frank Brewer, Fleet Sales and Criswell Chevrolet from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

– Special award of recognition presentation from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Frank Brewer, Fleet Sales and Criswell Chevrolet were honored on December 16, 2016 with the award presented by Executive Director Ron Siarnicki of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, and Bert Small of the Maryland Fire Chiefs Association.  READ