Initiative 6: Saving Our Own

– By PA State Advocate Andy Marsh Incident Safety Officer and Training Instructor, Emergency Management Coordinator, Aspinwall Volunteer Fire Department - Allegheny County, PA (Station 102) During... READ


Florida State University Partners with NFFF Conduct National Survey on the Firefighter Behavioral Health

– Current or retired firefighter? Help researchers learn more about suicide and mental health among firefighters by completing a brief online survey as a part of a research study funded by NFFF. Participants will be compensated for their time. READ


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Could a Tablet Be The Next Step to Keeping Firefighters Safe?

– Everything we want and need to manage our daily lives - from appointments and contacts to games and movies - is on our phones or tablets. READ


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Are Those Bugles or Plungers? A Message About Firefighter Cancer

– Bryan Frieders has an important question for you. He wants to know if those are bugles or plungers on your collar? READ


Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Safety Leadership Award

– The Sarbanes award recognizes organizations for their outstanding leadership in advancing health and safety in the fire service. READ


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Resolve to reduce line of duty deaths for the New Year

– The most important element in firefighter safety is you, the firefighter. Join the NFFF in reducing firefighter injuries and lowering the number of LODDs each year to below 50. READ


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Courage to Be Safe® Course Held at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation's (NFFF) Courage to Be Safe® (CTBS) training was conducted for the first time in a deployed location. This course was held on October 22 - 23, 2014 at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base (MKAB) in Romania. It was also the first Courage to Be Safe® course held in the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Major Command. READ


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Suicides are preventable: Reaching out to those most vulnerable

– Did you know a fire department is three times more likely in any given year to experience a suicide among its membership than a line-of-duty death? READ


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NFFF Receives $1.3 Million Grant to Ensure Everyone Goes Home®

– The Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program has awarded $1.3 million to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF). READ


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The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Issues Suicide Prevention Statement

– Sometimes being a hero means doing something extraordinary for yourself or a buddy. READ