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119 Fallen Firefighters Honored at the 38th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

– The tolling of the bell called to order the 38th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on October 6, 2019, in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Thousands traveled from across the country and gathered under somber skies in a profound display of sympathy and support for the loved ones of the 119 firefighters who lost their lives in service to their communities.  READ


What Does It Take to Get Ready for the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend?

– Enjoy this glimpse of just some of the crews who are setting up for the 2019 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend. READ


Harrisonburg Fire Department

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and MAGLITE® Honor the Harrisonburg Fire Department for Innovative Safety Program

– The Harrisonburg Fire Department received the Firefighter Hero Award in recognition of their Free Pizza for Fire Safety program.  READ


National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

119 Fallen Firefighters to Be Honored at National Memorial on Sunday, October 6

– The 38th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service will be held Sunday, October 6, 2019, to honor 92 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2018 and 27 firefighters who died in the line of duty in previous years. READ


6th Annual Congressional Flag Ceremony

6th Annual Congressional Flag Presentation Ceremony Honors 119

– On the morning of September 17, 2019, leaders from the United States Congress and the fire service, loved ones of fallen firefighters, a Recruit Class from Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department, and others gathered in the Rayburn House Office Building (HOB) for the 6th Annual Congressional Flag Presentation Ceremony.  READ


Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters

Join Us for Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters 2019

– As dusk turns to dark, landmarks across the county will again glow in respect from September 29 – 6, 2019, to the fallen and their families. In 2018, Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters expanded to include fire department tributes. Fire service organizations nationwide are invited to light their facilities in red to honor America’s fallen bravest again in 2019. READ


Combined Federal Campaign - Federal Employees

Federal Employees Can Give to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Through Workplace Giving Campaigns

– The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is a workplace giving campaign for federal employees: civilian employees, military personnel, postal workers, and federal retirees. It is the world's largest and... READ


Watch: Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium – Day 2

– Highlights from day two of the, first of its kind, Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium in Denver, Colorado. It is put on by the First Responder Center for Excellence. READ


Watch: Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium – Day 1

– Highlights from day one of the, first of its kind, Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium in Denver, Colorado. It is put on by the First Responder Center for Excellence. READ


National Stair Climb 2019

Climb for a Hero at the National Stair Climb

– On Sunday, September 15, hundreds of participants in the National Stair Climb will climb the equivalent of 110 stories to symbolize the number of floors in the World Trade Center. READ