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NCOAA Partnership

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Partners with the National Carbon Monoxide Awareness Association

– The Online Governmental Committee Vote will take place October 15, 2021, through November 1, 2021. If you or your agency possess ICC voting privileges, please review the final proposals and vote in support of these proposals. Doing so will reduce risk to the public and firefighters. READ


NFFF Connect

NFFF IC-to-IC Discussion – Westland (MI) Strip Mall Fire

– This discussion features Deputy Chief Darrell Stamper, of the Westland Fire Department (MI), who recalls on a strip mall fire that resulted in the line-of-duty death of Firefighter Brian A. Woehlke on May 8, 2013. » Watch the Webinar READ


National Stair Climb 2021

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Teams with FDNY for Annual National Stair Climb to Honor Fallen Heroes

– The Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY), in partnership with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), will hold the department’s annual National Stair Climb on Sunday, October 17, 2021, at legendary Belmont Park on Long Island, NY. READ


40th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

National Memorial to Honor Fallen Fire Heroes

– America’s fallen fire heroes, who died in the line of duty, will be honored at the 40th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, October 2-3, 2021. The names of 215 firefighters will become a permanent part of the National Memorial in honor of their sacrifices.  READ


Memorial Monday

Memorial Monday – Baltimore Warehouse Fire (MD)

– One of the most devastating fires for the Baltimore City Fire Department occurred on September 2, 1888, claiming the lives of seven firefighters.  READ


Lesson learned on the 20th Anniversary of 9-11: Frontline workers need long-term investments in mental health support

– Twenty years later, I still remember what trauma looked like etched on the faces of firefighters at the World Trade Center site when a team from the NFFF and I arrived on scene September 12, 2001. It’s not something you can ever forget.  READ


100th Issue of The Journey

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Family Programs Reaches Milestone with 100th Issue of The Journey

The Journey is a bi-monthly publication written by and for the families of fallen heroes who have been honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, MD. The latest edition of The Journey marks the 100th issue. READ


NFFF Connect

NFFF IC-to-IC Discussion – Baltimore County (MD) Training Exercise

– This discussion features Deputy Chief Skip DiPaula, of the Baltimore County Fire Department (MD), who recalls a training exercise that resulted in the line-of-duty death of Firefighter Robert Fogle on May 30, 2014. » Watch the Webinar READ


9/11 20 Years Later

9/11 20 Years Later

– The 9/11 20 Years Later delivers a powerful and inspiring message of resilience through the words of those who were there, those who lived through and participated in the department’s rebuilding, and those who carry on the department’s highest tradition of commitment to service.  READ


Memorial Monday

Memorial Monday – Gulf Oil Refinery Fire (PA)

– One of the most challenging fires that the Philadelphia Fire Department has ever faced in its history occurred on August 17, 1975, claiming the lives of eight firefighters.  READ