Center for Public Safety Excellence and Rick Mason Receive Awards at FRI 2015

– The Seal of Excellence is awarded to an individual or group that demonstrates their commitment to the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives.  READ


15,000 Youth Join Project Paradigm & Coalition Partners In Fight Against Home Fires

– “The number of youth who have stepped up to accept our Challenge to help save lives truly is inspiring,” said Jeff Richardson, Project Paradigm’s Founder and CEO. “Normally, youth contests attract around 1,000 participants or less. Thanks in large part to the support of our partners like the US Fire Administration, American Red Cross, Phoenix Society, Vision 20/20, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, National Association of State Fire Marshalls, and many, many others, these youth are part of an exciting movement to make a difference.  READ

The Ongoing Impact of 9/11 and World Trade Center Illnesses

– Fourteen-years later, buildings have been rebuilt, memorials established and remembrances held. The fire service continues to honor the 343 in numerous ways, including the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs. We have upheld our promise to never forget. READ

Assessing Risk Never Stops

– The concept of risk permeates the fire service. We talk about risk/benefit analysis. Our “golden rule”—risk a lot to save a lot, risk little to save little, risk nothing to save nothing—is ingrained into us in the academy. READ

Over 25,000 Users on the Firehero Learning Network

– In support of the program the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) developed the Firehero Learning Network, the official online training program that allows the fire service to receive free online training.  READ

FDNY, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Honor Nation’s Bravest

– The National Stair Climb, scheduled for October 10 at Citi Field, will expand the scope of this tradition to remember all of America’s fallen firefighters, and is the first event of its kind to take place in New York City with the support of the FDNY. READ

Ohio Fire Academy and National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Continue Partnership to Educate Firefighters

– Through the agreement, NFFF will help the Ohio Fire Academy (OFA) deliver several classes including Courage to Be Safe®, Leadership, Accountability, Culture, Knowledge (LACK) and Leadership So Everyone Goes Home. READ

Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Board Welcomes National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and National Volunteer Fire Council

– The NFFF works to honor and support the families of fallen firefighters, and to reduce firefighter injuries and fatalities. Fire sprinkler advocacy is among the NFFF’s Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives. READ

NFFF New Goals Campaign: Thermal Assault

– It’s about making sensible decisions for the best possible outcomes, all the while being cognizant of the beating that every fire has on our bodies and the long-term effects this has on our survivability. READ

Fire Service-Based EMS Advocates Recognize National EMS Week

– Sunday, May 17, 2015 marks the beginning of National EMS Week and presents an opportunity to honor the men and women who deliver pre-hospital 9-1-1 emergency medical care throughout the United States.  READ