Helping Fire Departments Plan for a Smarter and Safer Future
To help fire departments plan for a smarter – and safer – future, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is hosting the first ever Fire Service Innovation in Safety Symposium on September 24 – 26. It will be held in Philadelphia, an emerging hub of technology and innovation, and will be hosted by Philadelphia Fire Commissioner and OEM Director Adam Thiel.
Historic Event added to the Congressional Record
The 17th Annual Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium and Fire Forum, which revisited Truman’s 1947 National Conference on Fire Prevention, was entered into the Congressional Record on May 23, 2019.
Share Your Fire Code Experiences for an Exciting, New Documentary
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is looking to tell the stories of how fire and life safety codes have impacted your community, department and personnel.
The Truman Fire Forum
At the Truman Fire Forum on May 7. 2019, three days of events concluded with an agreement on five priorities for the fire service to attack in an effort to make our nation a safer place to live.
Watch Highlights of the 17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium
72-years, to the day, after President Harry S. Truman appeared before his 1947 National Conference on Fire Prevention, fire service leaders and others again gathered to discuss many of the same important issues. This time, as part of the annual Truman Legacy Symposium in Florida. Watch highlights from yesterday’s (May 6, 2019) events.
Nominate a Hero for the Firefighter Hero of the Month
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has partnered with MAGLITE to highlight the extraordinary work that firefighters do every day in their communities. As part of the Firefighter Hero of the Month program, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and MAGLITE will travel the country throughout the year to recognize these heroes.
FIRST and FDSOA are Taking Safety Culture to the Street
The Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) and the Center for Firefighter Injury Research & Safety Trends (FIRST) at Drexel University have partnered to help you FOCUS on your safety culture. The Fire Service Organizational Culture of Safety (FOCUS) survey is the first safety culture tool developed specifically for the fire service through the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) R&D Program and will provide your fire department with objective data to assess your safety culture.
Drivers Are More Likely to be Distracted Around Emergency Vehicles, According to Survey from National Safety Council and Emergency Responder Safety Institute
National Safety Council and Emergency Responder Safety Institute find far too many drivers post to social media and take photos or videos when emergency personnel are responding to an incident.
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to Host the National High School Fire and EMS Cadet Program Symposium
The Symposium, the first event of its kind, will be held July 10-12, 2019, and will empower cadet programs with the tools they need to maximize their learning outcomes.
Announcing the 17th Annual Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium – a Partnership of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the Key West Harry S. Truman Foundation
The 17th Annual Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium will be held on May 5-6, 2019, on the historic grounds of the Harry S. Truman Little White House in Key West,