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Dean Erika James
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Erika James to Keynote the 2022 Innovation in Safety Symposium

We’re excited to share that Dean Erika James, of the Wharton School, will be giving our keynote address at the Innovation in Safety Symposium on June 29, 2022.

Natchez Rhythm Club Fire
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Safety INsight: Natchez Rhythm Club Fire

The Natchez Rhythm Club fire was the second deadliest building fire in the U.S. when it took 209 lives in 1940. Of course it made headlines, but it faded quickly from the spotlight. It’s a major disaster most people have never heard about. The case has been made it has been overlooked because the fire occurred in a Black community in the deep South. Still, future fire protection engineers are now learning from this tragedy. This episode of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s Safety INsight looks closely at important lessons still relevant 82 years later.

Research Agenda Symposium 4 Report
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National Fire Service Research Agenda Report Released

Researchers and fire service practitioners met virtually last year for the 4th National Fire Service Research Agenda Symposium resulting in the National Fire Service Research Agenda Report with nearly 300 recommendations.

National Firefighter Life Safety Summit 2022 Postponed
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National Firefighter Life Safety Summit 2022 Postponed

The National Firefighter Life Safety Summit 2022 Planning Committee has postponed the Summit due to the current impact of the coronavirus pandemic on fire departments across the country. A new date for the Summit will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

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FSRI Releases New Online Training – Fire Service Considerations with Lithium-Ion Battery ESS

This online course focuses on a deflagration incident at a lithium-ion battery energy storage system facility in Surprise, Arizona. We will share our analysis and recommendations to improve codes, standards, and emergency response training to protect first responders, maintenance personnel, and nearby communities.

Fire Hero Learning Network
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Fire Hero Learning Network Reaches New Milestone

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) is excited to announce that the Foundation’s online learning platform, the Fire Hero Learning Network (FHLN), has reached a milestone of over 130,000 registered users.

NCOAA Partnership
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National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Partners with the National Carbon Monoxide Awareness Association

The Online Governmental Committee Vote will take place October 15, 2021, through November 1, 2021. If you or your agency possess ICC voting privileges, please review the final proposals and vote in support of these proposals. Doing so will reduce risk to the public and firefighters.

Rainbow Valley Fire Department
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National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to Promote Kartoon Channel! Series “Rainbow Valley Fire Department” as Educational Tool

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation continues to spread fire safety and prevention education awareness by joining forces with Genius Brands International’s Kartoon Channel! and its Rainbow Valley Fire Department series. Together, kids, parents and educators will heed the call to action to be a hero and save lives through learning important lessons presented in the series. The Foundation will promote the series through multiple points of distribution to their network as an entertaining, free resource to be used while educating kids on the importance of fire safety and prevention.

Responding to Violent Incidents 2.0
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Responding to Violent Incidents 2.0 Now Available on the Fire Hero Learning Network

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) has re-launched its Fire Hero Learning Network course relating to the national response to violent incidents. The new course, Responding to Violent Incidents 2.0, is a self-paced program that adds information on response to civil unrest and public assembly events, material from the NFPA 3000: Standard for an Active Shooter Hostile Event Response (ASHER) program, and Tactical Emergency Casualty Care.

Legacies in Leadership
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NFFF Launches “Legacies in Leadership” Website

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is proud to announce the “Legacies in Leadership” website, which contains thoughts and advice from the past and present fire service leaders to the next generation of fire service influencers.   

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2-Pound Challenge
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Did You Know, on Average, it Takes About 60 Days to Form a Habit?

Join us as we begin our 60-day NFFF 2-Pound Challenge. Whether you want to lose weight, exercise more, clear away clutter, or just relax a bit more, this challenge is for you. Starting off with small goals can lead to big accomplishments!