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Raise a Glass in Tribute

Raise a Glass in Tribute

– For the fifth year, Distant Cellars Winery is offering Tribute Wine to support the programs and services of the NFFF. READ


Improve Firefighter Cardiac Health

NFFF Asks Your Support to Improve Firefighter Cardiac Health

– Dr. Denise Smith and her team are conducting a brief survey to better understand the incidence of various cardiovascular conditions in the fire service.
» Improve FF Cardiac Health - Take the Survey READ


Troy Santner National Children of Fallen Firefighters Fund

Making Christmas Morning Brighter for Children of Fallen Firefighters

– Three years ago, Troy Santner decided he wanted to help a very special community that he and his brothers and sisters understood too well; children of fallen firefighters. READ


Stakeholders Meet to Discuss Firefighter Life Safety Initiative #11

– Attendees in Columbus encouraged the development of an NFPA standard that will organize and bring structure to response policies in fire departments across the nation, noting that one of the causal factors often cited in preventable line-of-duty deaths is the lack of a policy or procedure in place or the failure to follow an existing policy.  READ


Answer the Call This #FireHeroTuesday

Mark #GivingTuesday as #FireHeroTuesday

– In 2018, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) will again mark #GivingTuesday as #FireHeroTuesday. You can answer the call on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, to honor America’s fallen fire heroes, assist their families, and work to prevent firefighter line-of-duty deaths and injuries. Support the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. READ


Sarbanes Award

CFSI and NFFF Accepting Nominations for the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award

– Co-sponsored by CFSI and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award was established in 2009 to recognize public safety organizations for outstanding contributions to the advancement of firefighter health and safety. The deadline for submissions is December 6, 2018. READ


JP Taravella 9/11 Stair Climb

Taravella Students Remember Lost Heroes

– Participants of the J.P. Taravella High School 9/11 Stair Climb completed 27 circuits up, across, down, and around the three story Grand Building to simulate the 110 stories of the World Trade Center towers.  READ


2018 National Stair Climb

2018 National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters Held at Belmont Park

– Take a look at the 2018 National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters, in partnership with FDNY and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, was held on Sunday, October 28 at Belmont Park. READ


2018 Awards at Firehouse Expo

Two NFFF Long-Serving Board Members Receive Accolades at Firehouse Expo

– During the opening ceremonies of Firehouse Expo in Nashville, Vina Drennan's tireless commitment to the fire service was recognized warmly as she received the Art Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award. Chief Compton was inducted into the 2018 Firehouse Hall of Fame, which honors contributors who have made a lasting mark on the fire service.  READ


2018 National Memorial Service

103 Fallen Firefighters Honored at National Memorial Service

– As the first names were read from the 2018 Roll of Honor at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, October 7, the sun broke through the clouds and haze. The unusual warmth for an October day in Emmitsburg, Maryland served as a reminder for the loved ones of the 103 fallen that they will forever be surrounded by comfort and support. READ