Best Wishes to a Fire Service Friend: Cynthia Leighton Completes her Career with Motorola Solutions

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation expresses its sincere gratitude to Cynthia Leighton, Vertical Market Manager, Fire and EMS for Motorola Solutions. Ms. Leighton recently announced that she is retiring after a 28-year career with Motorola and Motorola Solutions. READ

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Bring Stress First Aid Training to Your Department

– Stress and anxiety in the workplace and in our personal lives are common problem for firefighters and EMS responders -- they can be job-killers and destroy our families.  READ

NFFF Congratulates Dan Madrzykowski on 2013 Service to America Award

– Dan is a dedicated professional who's passionate about the well being of firefighters, and we believe he is truly deserving of this prestigious award.  READ

Fulfilling Educational Dreams for Spouses or Life Partners of Fallen Firefighters

– It's not unusual for the surviving spouses or life partners of fallen firefighters to want to advance or change their career path as they begin rebuilding their lives. But often financial resources are limited and these educational goals may seem out of reach. Fortunately, a new scholarship opportunity may help make these dreams a reality. READ

Distinguished Eagle Scout Award Presented to Chief Ronald J. Siarnicki

– In recognition of his outstanding leadership, commitment to the fire service and dedication to improving firefighter safety, Chief Ronald J. Siarnicki, executive director of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, recently received the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award (DESA).  READ

Give Yourself and the NFFF a Boost with Hero Energy Shot

– Your next energy shot purchase can do more than give you the energy to get through your day. Every bottle sold of Hero Energy Shot can help support the efforts of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF). READ

George Shingleton Performs “Proud” at the 2013 CMA Music Fest

– Written in response to the April fire in West, Texas that killed 12 firefighters, Shingleton dedicated the song to the West and Houston firefighters recently killed and injured and the millions who risk their lives every day.  READ

As Maryland Fire Fatalities Rise, Safety Leaders Urge Families to Replace Older Smoke Alarms and Increase Their Home’s Fire Protection

– To address the increase in Maryland residential fire fatalities as compared to the same time last year, a new state law aimed at reducing home fire deaths will require long-life sealed-in battery smoke alarms effective July 1. READ

Kidde Joins Local Fire Officials at the CMA Music Festival to Encourage Families to be ‘Safety Super Heroes’

– Interactive Exhibit and Concert Highlight the National Be a Hero, Save a HeroSM Pledge & Program to Help Fallen and Injured Firefighters READ

Charleston 9: The Ultimate Sacrifice

– New documentary focuses on the recovery of the Charleston Fire Department after nine firefighters were killed almost six-years-ago READ