Memorial Monday

Memorial Monday – Bowen-Merrill Bookstore Fire

– Thirteen firefighters died while working to extinguish a basement fire at the Bowen-Merrill Bookstore, on March 17, 1890 in Indianapolis. READ

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Maglite Honors Wendy Norris with Firefighter Hero Award

– Wendy Norris was honored by Maglite and the NFFF for her efforts to help families after catastrophic injuries or deaths of first-responders. READ

Heather Schafer

NFFF Mourns the Loss of Our Friend Heather Schafer

– The Board of Directors and staff of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation expresses our deepest condolences on the sudden passing of National Volunteer Fire Council Chief Executive Officer, Heather Schafer. READ

The Strand Theatre Fire

Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the Strand Theatre Fire

– Watch our previously recorded Facebook Live discussion about the 1941 Strand Theatre Fire in Brockton, Massachusetts, which resulted in 13 firefighter line-of-duty deaths. National Fallen Firefighters Foundation's Director of Fire Programs, John Tippett, is joined by After The Fire Podcast Host Jon Nelson, and Retired Brockton Fire Chief Kenneth Galligan to discuss the Strand Theatre Fire. READ

NFFF Connect

NFFF IC-to-IC Discussion – Commercial Shopping Center Fire

– This webinar features a discussion with Fire Chief Michael Gerin, of the Pineville Fire Department (NC), who was the incident commander of fire in a commercial strip shopping center that killed a firefighter on May 2, 2016. Chief Gerin discusses the incident and shares his experiences in dealing with the aftermath. » Watch the Webinar READ

Eileen Coglianese

Remembering Eileen Coglianese

– The Board of Directors and Staff of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation extend our deepest sympathies to the family, friends, and the Fire Hero Family community as we mourn the loss of our friend Eileen Coglianese on March 4, 2021.  READ

Muertos Coffee Company

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Announces Partnership with Muertos Coffee Company

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation would like to recognize Muertos Coffee as one of our outstanding corporate partners.  READ

The Foundation Trumpet Newsletter

Read the Foundation Trumpet Newsletter – Winter 2021 Edition

– The Foundation Trumpet Newsletter is the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s online quarterly newsletter. This is where you will find recent news on how we are fulfilling our mission. » Sign-Up for NFFF E-mail Updates READ

Tribute Red Blend

Tribute Wine Cellar Clean Out Sale

– Distant Cellars is getting ready to release the newest label of Tribute, but first needs to make room in their cellar. For the first time ever, they will be offering a sale on this amazing wine that supports our mission at the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.  READ

Memorial Monday

Memorial Monday – Merrimac Street Fire

– The Merrimac Street Fire started at the George Bent Bedding Company in the early morning hours of February 5, 1898. Many firefighters were injured on the scene and six made the ultimate sacrifice. READ