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Chief Neil Svetanics

Chief Neil Svetanics, Friend of the Foundation

– We extend our deepest sympathy to Chief Svetanics’ daughters and grandchildren and to his many friends in the fire service. READ


Remembering Ray Pfeifer: An Inspiration for All

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation was extremely saddened to learn of Ray Pfeifer’s passing on Sunday. Ray was a friend of the Foundation and an inspiration. He was a leader and role model whose compassion for others was extraordinary. Ray Pfeifer will be deeply missed.  READ


Cancer Doesn’t Discriminate

Cancer Doesn’t Discriminate: Learn How You Can Prevent Firefighter Cancer

– The Fire Service Occupational Cancer Alliance (FSOCA) is hosting the Fire Service Occupational Cancer Symposium in Phoenix, Arizona September 7-8, 2017. READ


Wyoming honors its fallen firefighters

– Wyoming Fire Academy honored 51 fallen fire heroes on Saturday May 13, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. Val Reed, Co-Commander of the L.A.S.T. Team Honor/Color Guard introduced the bell ceremony for the fallen.  READ


America’s Best Firehouse Chili Contest

The Makers of Hormel® Chili Set Out to Crown America’s Best Firehouse Chili

– The contest will take place over three months. Firefighters will be encouraged to submit their best chili recipe to HORMEL® Chili for judging.
» America’s Best Firehouse Chili Contest READ


Help Us Beat Firefighter Cancer!

– Help us beat firefighter cancer by registering for the Fire Service Occupational Cancer Symposium on September 7-8, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. READ


FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Firefighters Honored During the 2017 FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

– The 2017 FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb was great way to honor and remember FDNY's bravest. Thank you to everyone who climbed and to all the wonderful sponsors and supporters!  READ


Stop, Drop, Rock n Roll 2017

Thank You to Everyone for Their Support at Stop, Drop, Rock n Roll 2017!

– Stop, Drop, Rock n Roll was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who came and to all the wonderful sponsors and supporters! Check out some of the great pictures from the evening. READ


Giving Courage – Chief Michael Smith

Giving Courage – A Conversation with Chief Michael Smith

– In 2016, twelve chiefs shared the realities of coping with a line-of-duty death in the documentary Giving Courage: LODD Chiefs Speak. We hope to help other fire chiefs and leaders to prevent future tragedies. READ


Nominations Open for 2017 Safety, Health, & Survival Section Awards

– Do you know a fire chief or safety officer that sets the example? A person or an entire organization that is focused on personal safety and improving the overall health of our profession? Then now’s your chance to promote their efforts. READ