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Creating a homegoing experience for fallen firefighters, police officers and veterans
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation service in Maryland will recognize 226 firefighters and their families
The Northwestern Lehigh Firefighter Foundation was formed by community members after the deaths of two Community Fire Company firefighters
After the LODDs in Burnsville, Bayport officials agreed to first responders asking for the lowering of the U.S. flag for future statewide mourning
Walla Walla Firefighter Ryan Pleasants was remembered for his integrity and compassion for the community
Saint Joseph Captain Travis Owens served the department for 25 years and fought a long battle against cancer
Aurora firefighters hold a ceremony to remember three firefighters killed in a collapse during the Woolworth fire
FDNY
Firefighter William Moon’s organs were donated to five people, including two members of the FDNY
Major responses, award and honors, conflicts overseas, devastating wildfires and e-Bike blazes made headlines
The 3-year-old son of an off-duty firefighter was struck by another firefighter prior to a walk for three fallen Wilmington firefighters
Leadership
Fire service leaders reflect on the life and legacy of the former California state fire marshal, visonary leader and friend to many
Chief Coleman is remembered for his vast service and passion to advance fire service education, safety and leadership
Family, friends and colleagues were on hand to witness the dedication of the Paul Vincent Rotondaro Memorial Highway
Twelve brass plates bearing the names of fallen firefighters were chiseled out and stolen from the memorial, department officials say
Communities across the country pay tribute with moments of silence, tolling bells, candlelight vigils and other activities
“Terry loved what he did and he knew the risks, but, he did it anyway,” Battalion Chief Terryson Jackson’s brother, Sergeant Cleavone Brooks said
Springfield remembers Firefighter Leonard Corbin was appointed to the department in 1969
Understanding the enormity and power of support that comes with being a part of the fire service family
As 9/11 becomes a historical event to younger generations, it’s up to us to pass on the lessons learned and keep the memories of those we lost alive
Why technology is the key to avoiding the next 9/11 and MCI preparedness
Allentown Assistant Fire Chief Chris Kiskeravage died in June from job-related cancer
The Firefighters Memorial on Staten Island was struck by suspects in a stolen vehicle
Memphis Lieutenant Jeffrey Norman died after becoming trapped while fighting a house fire
Birmingham Firefighter Jordan Melton was remembered as a great up-and-coming firefighter with a big personality
The 38-year-old mural of the three members of Truck 58 had begun to fade and peel
City of Prescott remembers the 19 hotshots killed in the Yarnell Hill fire
IAFF leaders had resigned themselves to not having the medal for Irmo Firefighter Muller’s family until a stranger called
How the branches, groups and volunteers for the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend work together to support the families of fallen firefighters