Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award

Nominations Now Open for Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award

– In appreciation for Art’s extraordinary achievements, the NFFF has created the Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award to recognize exceptional service to the NFFF by men and women who continue to support his legacy. READ

Fire Service Behavioral Health Management Guide

Finding peace of mind and wellness for the fire service

– A variety of departments provided their expertise to develop the guide to help others create a successful behavioral health program. It emphasizes the key roles department leadership, firefighters, peer support and clinical support play to maintain these efforts. READ

Strategic Vision Guide

Strategic Vision Helps Ensure Firefighter Safety and Enhance Service

– To help fire departments around the nation adopt the 16 initiatives, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has created a new handbook, The Strategic Vision Guide: An Action Plan Using the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives.  READ

Coming Soon! New NFFF Documentary Features San Diego Fire – Rescue

– Coming in late December, a new National Fallen Firefighters Foundation documentary called "San Diego Fire - Rescue, Leadership So Everyone Goes Home." It looks at the many challenges line officers and fire chiefs face in trying to keep firefighters safe and healthy as deal with the many hazards that come with the job. READ

Distracted Driving Endangers First Responders

ResponderSafety.Com Breaks New Ground in D-Driver Effort with “Distracted Driving Endangers First Responders” Messaging and Resources

– ResponderSafety.Com is equipping public information officers (PIOs) and public educators with new tools to get the message out to the public about the dangers distracted drivers pose to emergency responders operating on the roadway and safe driving practices when approaching and passing roadway incident scenes. READ

Be a Hero, Save a Hero® App

PIOs: New NFFF App Helps Keep Community & Firefighters Safe

– The new Be a Hero, Save a Hero® mobile app from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) can help your community stay safe with valuable fire prevention information, special weather... READ

CFSI Accepting Nominations for Fire Service Leadership Awards

– The deadline for submissions for the 2018 Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award is December 7, 2017. READ

Taking Care of Ourselves

– Personal accountability, situational awareness, education and strong leadership are familiar concepts in the fire service for reducing line-of-duty deaths. On the second day of the Fire Service Occupational Cancer Symposium, these same themes recurred during presentations, workshops and discussions for preventing the incidence of cancer among firefighters.  READ

Understanding Cancer in the Fire Service

Understanding Cancer in the Fire Service

– Five hundred firefighters of various ranks and departments, industry representatives and researchers are gathered again in Phoenix for the Fire Service Occupational Cancer Symposium. It’s the first of its kind meeting focused solely on this issue. READ

Cancer: The Toughest Battle for Today’s Firefighter

– To help inform more firefighters about what they can do to better educate themselves about preventing cancer and supporting others battling this insidious disease, Dubron will lead two workshops at the Fire Service Occupational Cancer Symposium in Phoenix, AZ, September 7 - 8.  READ