FireRescue1 launches What Firefighters Want 2024 survey
FireRescue1 launched its annual What Firefighters Want survey, with this year’s theme focused on strengthening fire department leadership at all levels, plus how firefighters are taking ownership of their career development even amid a perceived lack of leadership at their agency.
Lt. Nathan Flynn & BC Josh Laird Combined Training Program
On Thursday, August 3, 2023, the Frederick County and Howard County Departments of Fire and Rescue hosted the first combined training program to bring the findings from the fire to the fire service’s attention.
Fire Stop Tour, January 10-12, 2023
The U.S Fire Administrator and principal leaders from the American fire service, in partnership with the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), the Philadelphia Fire Department, and the Washington, D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department, will stand together on Jan. 10‑12 to speak with one voice to address the fire problem facing our nation.
NFFF Announces 4th Firefighter Life Safety Summit
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This important gathering builds on the advances from previous Life Safety Summits in Tampa (FL) and Truman Fire Forums (2019 and 2022) to move firefighter health and safety strategies forward. A keynote speaker for the event is Chief Fire Officer (CFO) Sabrina Cohen-Hatton, West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, whose in-depth work on command decision-making revolutionized the British Fire Service’s approach to incident command.
Erika James to Keynote the 2022 Innovation in Safety Symposium
We’re excited to share that Dean Erika James, of the Wharton School, will be giving the keynote address at the Innovation in Safety Symposium on June 29, 2022. The 2022 Innovation in Safety Symposium will feature dynamic speakers like Dean James, panel discussions, TEDs-like presentations, short case studies, and workshops.
National Fire Service Research Agenda Report Released
Researchers and fire service practitioners met virtually last year for the 4th National Fire Service Research Agenda Symposium resulting in the National Fire Service Research Agenda Report with nearly 300 recommendations.
National Firefighter Life Safety Summit 2022 Postponed
The National Firefighter Life Safety Summit 2022 Planning Committee has postponed the Summit due to the current impact of the coronavirus pandemic on fire departments across the country. A new date for the Summit will be announced in the upcoming weeks.
Fire Hero Learning Network Reaches New Milestone
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is excited to announce that the Foundation’s online learning platform, the Fire Hero Learning Network (FHLN), has reached a milestone of over 130,000 registered users.
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Launches “Legacies in Leadership” Website
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is proud to announce the “Legacies in Leadership” website, which contains thoughts and advice from the past and present fire service leaders to the next generation of fire service influencers.
“The Buck Stops Here” – Improving Firefighter and Community Safety
» Visit www.legaciesinleadership.com
More than 70 years later, Truman’s legacy lives on in the form of the Truman Fire Service Working Group. The group’s members are dedicated to preventing fires, advocating for safe communities, and preventing firefighter line-of-duty (LODD) deaths. The report from the Truman Working Group and its partner the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation focuses on promoting firefighter and community safety.