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


NFFF New Goals Campaign: Company Officer as Quarterback: Leading the Team to Success

– Regardless of what team you root for or whether you even like football, I think we can find parallels between the roles of the players on the field and the roles of the firefighters on an incident. In particular, I see a distinct analogy between the company officer and the quarterback. READ

One Step at a Time

– Rituals with Laura Ling is a series that takes viewers on a journey through the psyche and habits of extraordinary individuals to find out how they survive, thrive, and gain focus. This episode shares the ritual of Greg Collaco, a San Francisco fireman who uses stair climbing to fight PTSI. READ

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