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Faces of Fire: Jim and Linda Daughetee

On January 26, 2007, Jim and Linda Daughetee experienced a parent’s worst nightmare when their only son Shane, a 24-year-old volunteer fire fighter, died at a home fire after falling through the floor which was supported by engineered wooden I-beams.

NFFF Receives VCOS Chairman’s Award During Symposium in The Sun

In recognition of exemplary contributions to the fire service and the families of fallen firefighters, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) recently received the Chairman’s Award from the Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC).

Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives Added to Credentialing Criteria

In a unanimous show of support for making health and safety of all firefighters a priority, the Commission for Professional Credentialing (CPC) of the Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE) recently added several Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives to the certification process.