FDIC 2015 Workshops Up Close: Stress First Aid for Fire and EMS Personnel Train the Trainer

– Presenting for the first time at FDIC, Leto said, "I strongly believe that it is our responsibility as firefighters to do everything we can to help each other, and this program opens people's eyes to understand that sometimes it's the simple things that really make a difference to people." READ

Advancing Occupational Health in the American Fire Service

– The goal of the event was to advance understanding of how occupational medicine is delivered to firefighters across the country.  READ


Company Officer Development: Are We Doing All We Can for Our Up and Coming Leaders?

– The lack of training opportunities for officer development is not the fault of the firefighters moving up. We shouldn’t forget that every department – even stations within large departments – operates differently. A structured chain of command, training requirements and officer development are not universal.  READ


Penn Forest Firefighters Know the Power of Personal Safety

– What started out as a routine response for a vehicle crash with possible entrapment on Sunday, January 18, 2015 quickly became an example of the critical role seatbelts play for everyone.  READ

Displaying your commitment to family

– Qalo is devoted to giving back and supporting organizations that aim to improve life for others and will donate 10 percent of the sales from The Thin Red Line rings to the NFFF.  READ

Supporting the role of a firefighter’s family

– As part of the partnership, the Foundation will present information about the Life Safety Initiatives and the resources available to families and departments at the third annual Flame Fest.  READ

Roadway Incident Safety for Firefighters

– Firefighters regularly respond to various calls for service. Medical assist calls, building fires, motor vehicle crashes, brush fires, hazardous material incidents and technical rescues are our business. Almost every time we step out of our rig at the scene we step into harm's way. READ

The Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award to Be Presented to the International Association of Fire Fighters

– The awards will be presented at the 27th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner on April 16th, 2015 in Washington, DC.  READ

Texas Fire Service Supports Representative Galindo’s Residential High-Rise Fire Sprinkler Bill

– The bill would require residential high­‐rise buildings in Texas to feature smoke detectors, fire safety information and fire sprinklers by Sept. 1, 2021. The fire service organizations represented vow to stand with Rep. Galindo to reduce fire injuries and deaths as the final legislation is debated in Texas.  READ

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is a Proud Sponsor of the F.I.E.R.O PPE Symposium

– The Symposium is a hard hitting, factual series of presentations about the PPE that most firefighters use on a regular basis. The topics covered at the PPE Symposium support Initiatives 7 and 16 of the Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives. READ