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2020 FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Climb to Show You’ll Never Forget

– Climb with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation at the 2020 FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Friday, April 24, 2020.  READ


9-1-1: LONE STAR

FOX TV and 9-1-1: LONE STAR Teams Up with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to Honor and Support Our Nation’s Firefighters

– 9-1-1: LONE STAR fans can show their support of heroes and their families through a special retweet campaign through March 9, 2020. READ


Apply for a 2020 – 2021 Scholarship

2020 – 2021 Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted Online

– Applications are being accepted now through March 1 for the 2020-2021 National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Scholarship Program. For the first time since it’s inception, scholars will apply online for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Scholarship. READ


Memorial Monday

Memorial Monday – Hubbard Street Fire

– On January 28, 1961, nine Chicago firefighters were killed and fifteen injured when the wall of a burning warehouse collapsed onto the roof of a neighboring building where crews were operating. While rescue efforts were underway, the roof collapsed, further trapping and entombing firefighters. Temperatures hovered near zero, hampering rescue efforts and operations. READ


Three Fire Departments Selected as Recipients of the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award

– Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, the Clayton Fire Company, and the Prince George’s County (MD) Fire/EMS Department will receive the 2020 Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award. The award presentations will take place at the 32nd Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner on April 30, 2020. READ


A Look Back at Fire Hero Family Programs in 2019

– As we look forward to a new year, we want to share a quick review of the Family Programs in 2019. READ


Chief John W. Hoglund

Remembering Chief John W. Hoglund

– The Board of Directors and Staff of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Maryland Fire-Rescue Institute Executive Director Emeritus and Chaplain Emeritus for the Maryland Fire Chiefs Association, Chief John W. Hoglund.  READ


National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Welcomes New Board and Advisory Committee Members

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to the Board of Directors and three new members to the Board of Directors’ Advisory Committee. READ


Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award

Nominations Now Open for 2020 Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award

– In appreciation for Art’s achievements, the NFFF has created the Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award to recognize exceptional service to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
» Download the Application Form READ


Chief Dennis Compton Honored for His Dedication and Commitment to Our Nation’s Firefighters

– Read Congressman Steny Hoyer's remarks about Chief Compton on the Congressional Record. READ