National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) News

Record numbers participate in fifth annual 9/11 memorial stair climb

The event paid tribute to the firefighters who served at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 Northeast Wisconsin and its surrounding communities turned out in large numbers earlier today to participate in and support the fifth annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at historic Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. A total of 2,169 area residents, firefighters, and local businesses came together to pay tribute to all of the firefighters who served, and to those who sacrifi...

Pierce to display 18 fire & emergency apparatus at FDIC 2016 and sponsor NFFF 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Pierce booth will include all-new configurations of Ascendant 107-foot heavy-duty ladder Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company and the leading North American manufacturer of fire and emergency vehicles, will display a total of 18 fire and emergency apparatus – and demonstrate new technologies – during the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) Exhibition in Indianapolis, Ind. April 21-23, 2016. In addition, Pierce will sponsor and host the Nat...

Streamlight donates to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

The company also contributed $10,000 for renewal of its “Bronze Helmet” NFFF sponsorship Streamlight®, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting for first responders, donated $30,000 to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), including $20,000 in proceeds from sales of the company’s specially marked NFFF Red Nano Light® and Red Vantage® helmet light. Streamlight earmarks $1.00 and $3.00, respectively, from the sale of e...

Pierce to host its second annual 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field on September 6, 2014

The funds raised during Pierce’s Memorial stair climb event will benefit the NFFF and families of fallen firefighters Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced plans to host its second annual Pierce 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb at historic Lambeau Field on September 6, 2014, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Last year, Pierce’s inaugural stair climb at Lambeau Field – with nearly 600 participants – was among the largest first time stair cli...

Pierce and Harley-Davidson name Fire Chief Kevin Barnes winner in NFFF Full Throttle Support 3 sweepstakes

Chief Barnes has been a member of Rescue Hose Company No. 1 since 1979, and was named its chief in 2006 Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, and Harley-Davidson Motor Company awarded Fire Chief Kevin Barnes of the Rescue Hose Company No. 1 in Greencastle, Penn., a Harley-Davidson Street Glide motorcycle as the winner in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) Full Throttle Support 3 sweepstakes. The motorcycle is on display at the International...

Fire Rescue International 2011 witness vehicle capabilities of Pierce Manufacturing

Pierce Dash CF apparatus headlines a display at Fire Rescue International that includes nine Pierce vehicles Visitors to the Pierce booth experienced the NFFF Full Throttle Support 3 program, featuring a sweepstakes for the chance to win a custom one-of-a-kind Harley-Davidson Street Glide motorcycle and the opportunity to donate to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation Company , displayed nine fire and rescue vehicles at the...

NFFF Full Throttle Support Sweepstakes supports the families of fallen firefighters

Pierce Manufacturing gives back to the firefighting industry and honors America’s fallen fire heroes Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, and Harley-Davidson Motor Company [NYSE: HOG] have kicked off year three of their NFFF (National Fallen Firefighters Foundation) Full Throttle Support sweepstakes. The NFFF Full Throttle Support III program, recently launched at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, features a sweepstakes for the chance t...

DASH CF Custom apparatus unveiled by Pierce at FDIC 2011

Pierce Manufacturing unveiled the revolutionary cab forward Dash CF custom apparatus at FDIC 2011 There are two Dash CF pumpers on display. Both vehicles feature a 450 hp engine, 70-inch cab with raised roof and an overall height of 9-feet 9-inches. Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, unveiled the all-new Dash CF custom Apparatus at the opening of the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Ind. The Dash CF features an innovative tilti...

Bullard T4MAX thermal imagers awarded to winner fire departments of video safety contest

Bullard T4MAX Thermal Imager was awarded in the video safety contest Winning fire departments successfully demonstrate their commitment to fire fighter safety. The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and Fireman's Fund Insurance awarded the Bertrand Township Fire Department and Horry County Fire and Rescue Department each with an advanced Bullard T4MAX Thermal Imager for winning a video safety contest. Fire departments were invited to create a video that highlight...

2010 National Fallen Firefighters Candlelight and Memorial Services broadcast a huge success

The live broadcast of the Memorial Weekend was available via both satellite and the internet The 2010 Memorial Weekend honored 105 firefighters. Eighty died in the line of duty in 2009 and 25 died in previous years. The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and the United States Fire Administration (USFA) had announced about the major events that took place during the 2010 Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend (October 2-3, 2010) were available live via both satellit...

Streamlight renews National Fallen Firefighters Foundation sponsorship

Streamlight is a leader in manufacturing professional flashlights used by firefighters and rescue workers  Streamlight's contribution will be used to fund various National Fallen Firefighters initiatives, including the organization's National Memorial Weekend tribute to fallen heroes. Streamlight Inc., a leading manufacturer of professional flashlights for the fire market, once again is helping to honor fallen firefighters and their survivors through its "Bronze Helmet"...

Firefighter Vulnerability Tool gets Honeywell sponsorship

Honeywell First Responder Products will sponsor National Fallen Firefighters Foundation's new Vulnerability Tool Honeywell, First Responder Products (HFRP) announced that it will be the exclusive corporate sponsor for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation's new Vulnerability Tool. Honeywell, First Responder Products (HFRP), a division of Honeywell Life Safety (HLS), and the makers of Morning Pride and Ranger protective clothing for firefighters, announced today they wil...

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