FDSOA’s New Aerial Maintenance Program

– The Fire Department Safety Officer Association announced a new hands-on Aerial Maintenance program will be part of the 2019 Apparatus Maintenance & Specification Symposium. Aerial Maintenance: What you need to know program, with Instructor Mike Adams, Fleet Supervisor, South Metro Fire Rescue Authority (SMFRA), Colorado, on Wednesday, January 23rd in Orlando, Florida. READ

2018 Firefighter Safety Stand Down Bulletin

– The theme of the 2018 Firefighter Safety Stand Down is "Be Aware - Get Checked". The Stand Down is scheduled to occur June 17-23 and will highlight the importance of responders taking care of... READ

Working with fire sprinkler systems and automatic fire alarm systems

– To help firefighters prepare for these incidents, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) launched a new training module, Automatic Fire Sprinkler and Alarm Systems, on the Fire Hero Learning Network (FHLN).  READ

The Fire Service-Based EMS Advocates Recognize National EMS Week

– Sunday May 20, 2018 marks the beginning of National EMS Week and presents an opportunity to honor the men and women who deliver pre-hospital 9-1-1 emergency medical care throughout the United States.  READ

Survey on Suicide Prevention

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Launches Survey on Suicide Prevention Efforts

– The NFFF has partnered with Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, a leading suicidologist with experience in developing innovative programs for first responders. As part of this assessment, Dr. Spencer-Thomas created a survey to gather feedback from fire service members (active, retired and non-uniformed), support groups (clinicians, EAP providers, chaplaincy groups, etc.) and family members. READ

Take the International First Responder Seatbelt Pledge

– If your department has not taken the International First Responder Seatbelt Pledge, please take a moment learn more about the program and sign the pledge online today!  READ

Read the 2017 National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Annual Report

– Download 2017 National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Annual Report to learn how we honored America’s fallen fire heroes, assisted their families, and worked to reduce firefighter deaths and injuries in 2017. READ

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Welcomes Chief John Tippett

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of Chief John Tippett to serve as the Foundation’s Director of Fire Service Programs. READ

Wildfire Listening Sessions

Everyone Goes Home® – Wildfire Listening Sessions

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation recently hosted six regional listening sessions for stakeholders across the country, to explore questions, answers, and approaches to the problem of reducing wildland fire line-of-duty deaths and injuries. READ

Attributes of Leading

Attributes of Leading Train-the-Trainer to Be Held at Firehouse World

– Using the newly produced National Fallen Firefighters Foundation video series “Attributes of Leading,” Kevin Conant and Brian Crandall will offer an a new course during Firehouse World 2018.  READ