National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) News

LION First Responder PPE, Inc. To Host Opening Of TotalCare Facility In Atlanta, Georgia

LION First Responder PPE, Inc., one of the largest family-owned manufacturer of first responder personal protective equipment (PPE) in the United States, will host a grand opening of their newest TotalCare facility located at 735 Park North Blvd, Suite 114, Clarkston, GA 30021. TotalCare represents LION’s high-quality fire gear maintenance services, including PPE repair & retrofitting, advanced cleaning, decontamination, biohazard disinfection, and advanced PPE inspection. The event w...

FDIC International Unveils Plans For A United Fire Conference In Place Of FDIC International 2020

During the FDIC team’s extensive outreach and conversations with the fire service, there was an overwhelming desire expressed by firefighters to come together in the fall to celebrate the unity of the fire service, learn, and support ongoing efforts in serving their communities and continue training. These requests are being answered with the launch of a new event, United Fire Conference, that will take place September 22-24, 2020, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. The...

NFFF, NLEOMF And Mag Instrument Partner With Pedestrian Safety Institute For Traffic Awareness Program

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) and Mag Instrument, U.S. Manufacturer of the iconic MAGLITE® flashlight, have partnered with the Pedestrian Safety Institute (PSI) to drive awareness of the deadliest days of the year for pedestrian and traffic fatalities in the Month of July. July has been designated National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month because of the spike in accidents and fatalities during that tim...

Eighth Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb At Lambeau Field To Be Hosted As A Virtual Fundraising Event

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that the Eighth Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb set to take place on the steps of Lambeau Field in September, will now be hosted as a virtual fundraising event in support of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF). Co-sponsored by the Green Bay Metro Fire Department, the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field has been recognized as the largest event of its kind in the United States. Due to the unprecedented cir...

Streamlight Sponsors National Fallen Firefighters Foundation To Fund Various Initiatives

Streamlight®, Inc., a provider of high-performance lighting for first responders, announces that they donated $18,500 to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), which included $8,500 in proceeds from sales of the company's specially marked NFFF Red Nano Light®, Red Vantage® helmet light, and Red Siege® AA lantern. Streamlight earmarks $1.00, $3.00, and $2.00, respectively, from the sale of each light for the NFFF. The donation also included a $10,000 contribution for...

KME’s Annual Fire Truck Christmas Ornaments To Benefit National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

KME is pleased to announce the release of 13 new fire truck Christmas tree ornaments for the 2019 holiday season. Net proceeds from the sale of the ornaments will benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF). For this season’s ornaments, KME chose the fire trucks that are featured in its 2020 calendar: Atlanta Fire Rescue’s Severe Service Pumper (GA) Salisbury Fire Department’s 103’ AerialCatTM Tuff TruckTM (MA) Shermans Dale Community Fire Company&rsqu...

LION Protects To Host Opening Of TotalCare Facility In Clarkston, Georgia

LION Protects, globally renowned manufacturer of first responder personal protectiveres equipment (PPE) in the United States will host a grand opening of their newest TotalCare facility located at 735 Park North Boulevard, Suite 114, Clarkston, GA 30021 on November 8, 2019 (from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm). TotalCare fire gear maintenance TotalCare represents LION’s high-quality fire gear maintenance services, including PPE repair & retrofitting, advanced cleaning, decontamination, biohazar...

Pierce Seventh Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Raises Over $115,000

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that its seventh annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb, in partnership with the Green Bay Metro Fire Department, raised over $115,000 with all proceeds directly benefitting the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF).   Nearly 2,200 members of the fire service, their families, friends, and community members climbed the steps of historic Lambeau Field on Saturday, September 7th to pay tribute to the 343 FDNY fi...

The 17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium Puts The Spot Light On The Need To Enhance Fire Prevention

The 17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium was held on May 5-7, 2019. Each year, the symposium focuses on a different area of interest or action taken by former President Harry Truman. This year, the symposium dealt with the former President’s legacy on Fire Prevention, Fire Safety and Historic Preservation and the 1947 National Conference on Fire Prevention report in which he was a leader. Countering rising fire incidents In early 1947, President Truman invited representatives from every f...

NFPA Announces 2019 Metropolitan “Metro” Fire Chiefs Association Awards And Elected Members

The Metropolitan “Metro” Fire Chiefs Association, a Section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) held its 2019 annual conference in Edmonton, Alberta June 8-14. More than 110 Metro chiefs from Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Mexico, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States attended the conference and elected the Association’s 2019-2020 officers and board members. The officers are: Chi...

Pierce Manufacturing Inc. Provides Information About Registration And Schedule Of Seventh Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that registration is open for the seventh annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb taking place at historic Lambeau Field on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Co-sponsored by the Green Bay Metro Fire Department, the event is not just for first responders – but all who want to take part in honoring the 343 fallen firefighters of September 11, 2001. Last year’s record attendance included 2,700 residents, firefighters, and local b...

Streamlight Donates $20,000 To National Fallen Firefighters Foundation And Renews Bronze Helmet Sponsorship

Streamlight, Inc., a renowned provider of high-performance lighting for first responders, announced that it donated $20,000 to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), including $10,000 in proceeds from sales of the company's specially marked NFFF Red Nano Light, Red Vantage helmet light, and Red Siege AA lantern. Streamlight earmarks $1.00, $3.00, and $2.00, respectively, from the sale of each light for the NFFF. The company also contributed $10,000 for renewal of its "Bronze Helmet...

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