News

The U.S. Fire Administrator’s Summit on Fire Prevention and Control: State of Science

Watch the Replay – U.S. Fire Administrator’s Summit on Fire Prevention and Control: State of Science

– On October 11, USFA, in partnership with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, hosted the U.S. Fire Administrator’s Summit on Fire Prevention and Control: State of Science. This video is for anyone who wants a better understanding of the challenges and recommended solutions to the critical fire problem in America. READ


Charity Navigator 4-Star Rating and GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency

NFFF Earns 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for the 7th Year; Once Again Receives GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is honored to announce that we have once again earned a 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. We are equally excited to share that we’ve earned the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency—their highest level of recognition—for the second year in a row.  READ


2022 Memorial Weekend Highlights

Watch Highlights from the 2022 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

– America’s fallen fire heroes, who died in the line of duty, were honored at the 41st Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend on October 8-9, 2022. The names of 148 firefighters became a permanent part of the National Memorial in honor of their sacrifices. READ


2022 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend Off-Site News

– Read local coverage of the the 2022 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend. READ


Whelen NASCAR

148 Fallen Firefighters to be Honored at NASCAR Xfinity Series Race this Weekend

– As Fire Hero Families gather in Emmitsburg for the 41st Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, Whelen Engineering and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) have teamed up with National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) to honor these fallen fire heroes at the NASCAR Xfinity Series race on October 8, 2022, at Charlotte Motor Speedway. READ


Congressional Flag Ceremony 2022

Congressional Flag Ceremony Honors 148 Fallen Firefighters

– On Thursday, September 29, leaders of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus presented 148 American flags flown over the U.S. Capitol to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. READ


Memorial Monday

Benton Harbor, MI: The Yore Opera House Fire

– The twelve Michigan firefighters died as a result of the Yore Opera House fire on September 6, 1896. READ


Uniformed Peer Support Programs

NFFF IC-to-IC Discussion – Lexington Vehicle Accident (SC)

– This discussion features Fire Chief Mark Davis, of the Lexington County Fire Service (SC), who recalls a vehicle accident that resulted in the line-of-duty death of Firefighter Paul Edwin Quattlebaum Jr. on October 4, 2019. » Watch the Webinar READ


Uniformed Peer Support Programs

NFFF IC-to-IC Discussion – Coal Canyon Wildfire (SD)

– This discussion features Assistant Fire Management Officer Steve Esser of the South Dakota Wildland Fire Suppression Division who recalls a wildland fire that resulted in the line-of-duty death of Firefighter Trampus S. Haskvitz on August 11, 2011. He will share his experiences in dealing with the aftermath. » Watch the Webinar READ


Laconia Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters

Lighting the Night in Laconia, NH: Remembering Lt. Mark Miller

– Inspired by Gayle’s grassroots efforts, participants in beautiful Laconia and surrounding towns have chosen a variety of creative lighting options. Their stunning red displays range from simple to stunning, and can inspire other communities, too. READ