Everyone Goes Home® Speak Up – Paul Melfi, State Fire Instructor, New York State Office of Prevention & Control

– In this Everyone Goes Home® Speak Up, New York State Fire Instructor Paul Melfi talks about how his life changed in 2002 when he attended the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend to honor a close friend who had died in the line-of-duty. READ


Seatbelt Pledge

Pledging to Buckle-Up is Just a Click Away

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) has redesigned the International Seatbelt Pledge site to encourage more firefighters to buckle-up every time they get in department apparatus or their own vehicle. With a few quick “clicks” on your laptop or mobile device, it’s now easier than ever to take the pledge and make that live-saving “click” before wheels roll. For more information and to take the International Seatbelt Pledge, go to www.seatbeltpledge.com. READ


Everyone Goes Home® Speak Up – Fire Chief Shane Ray (Ret.), President, National Fire Sprinkler Association

– In this Everyone Goes Home® Speak Up, Chief Shane Ray talks about firefighter's role in preventing fires by teaching about codes, standards, and systems. READ


Watch: Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium – Day 2

– Highlights from day two of the, first of its kind, Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium in Denver, Colorado. It is put on by the First Responder Center for Excellence. READ


Watch: Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium – Day 1

– Highlights from day one of the, first of its kind, Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium in Denver, Colorado. It is put on by the First Responder Center for Excellence. READ


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.  READ


Dr. Stephen Klasko

Dr. Stephen Klasko to Keynote Fire Service Innovation in Safety Symposium

– Innovative and entrepreneurial individuals like Dr. Stephen Klasko to reimagine the fire service of tomorrow and recreate ways to identify and develop future leaders. READ


Everyone Goes Home® Speak Up – Rich Marinucci, Executive Director, Fire Department Safety Officers Association

– In this Everyone Goes Home® Speak Up, Rich Marinucci speaks about the importance of incident safety officers and health & safety officers who manage wellness programs. READ


Everyone Goes Home® Speak Up – Mike Wieder, Executive Director, IFSTA

– In this Everyone Goes Home® Speak Up, Mike Wieder speaks to a topic he has championed for his entire career — the absolute need for safe response policies. READ


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. READ