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Please join us in remembering Firefighter Jeremy Ryan Tighe of the McCutchanville (IN) Fire Department who died in the line of duty five years ago today.

Jeremy Tighe was born February 23‚ 1993‚ to Jerri Johnson of Evansville‚ Indiana‚ and Tim Tighe of Cleveland‚ Ohio. Jeremy worked for the City of Evansville as a lifeguard from the age of fifteen. He gave swimming lessons to children in the...
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Registration is open for 2017 Wellness Conference for Survivors in Charleston, SC. This conference is for spouses, life partners, parents, adult children and siblings of fallen firefighters honored at the National Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland. The focus is on self-care and positive steps toward healing after loss.

Space is limited to 100 on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration...
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2017 Wellness Conference for Survivors

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Please join us in remembering Lieutenant Theodore J. Abriel Sr. of the Albany Fire Department (NY) who died in the line of duty on this date 10 years ago at the age of 44.

Submitted by his Wife

Theodore J. Abriel‚ 44‚ died in the line of duty on Monday‚ February 19‚ 2007. Ted spent twenty years with the Albany Fire Department and last served as acting Lieutenant of the Rescue Squad. He was...
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Please join us in remembering Chief Raymond Alvin Ebel of the Newaygo Fire Department (MI) who died in the line of duty on this date 15 years ago at the age of 62.

Submitted by his daughters

Raymond Alvin Ebel‚ aged 62‚ served the Newaygo Fire District of West Michigan as a fireman for 36 years‚ including 3 years as Chief. After graduating from Newaygo High School‚ he joined the United...
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Come one, come all! Dover International Speedway is expanding its annual salute to our hometown heroes by welcoming ALL fans to The Smokehouse benefiting the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) on Sunday, October 1st. Join us for an awesome day of racing, food and fun at #MonsterMile! [ Firehero.org Link ]

The Smokehouse Benefiting the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is Coming to Dover International Speedway on Sunday, Oct. 1 - National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

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Our thanks to 1-800-BoardUp for their support of the NFFF's mission to honor the fallen, assist their survivors and work to reduce line-of-duty deaths. Learn more about this new partnership: [ Firehero.org Link ]

1-800-Boardup Launches Fundraising Partnership With the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation - National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

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Get your tickets today for the 2017 First Responder Appreciation Event on March 26th at Auto Club Speedway, 9300 Cherry Avenue, Fontana, CA. The special First Responder-Only ticket for $99 is a $213 value. [ Firehero.org Link ]

2017 First Responder Appreciation Event at Auto Club Speedway - National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

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The application deadline for the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award is Friday, February 17, 2017. Get all the details here: [ Firehero.org Link ]

Call for Nominations: 2017 Paul S. Sarbanes Award

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Help make room for the next Tribute vintage and support the NFFF. Visit Distant Cellars at [ Distantcellars.com Link ] for all the details.
Please join us in remembering Firefighter Zachary T. Whitacre of the Gore Fire and Rescue (VA) who died in the line of duty on this date 5 years ago at the age of 21.

Zach was born November 13‚ 1990‚ in Winchester‚ Virginia. Zach was a lifelong resident of Gore‚ Virginia.

Zach grew up with his grandparents‚ Donald and Sue Whitacre Sr.‚ whom he called Pappy and Nanny Mom. He was a happy...
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Please join us in remembering Fire Motor Operator Barry K. DeLude of the Minneapolis Fire Department (MN) who died in the line of duty on this date 10 years ago at the age of 44.

Barry was born on January 6‚ 1963‚ in Minneapolis‚ Minnesota. He grew up on the south side of Minneapolis and graduated from Minneapolis Southwest High School in 1981. He attended the University of Minnesota‚ Twin...
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Please join us in remembering Firefighter Jeffrey M. Murray of the Sharon Township Fire Department (OH) who died in the line of duty on this date 10 years ago at the age of 40.

Submitted by his Wife

Jeffrey Matthew Murray
Sharon Township Fire Department – Ohio
Classification:Volunteer
Rank:Firefighter
Date of Death:February 13‚ 2007
Age:40

Jeffrey Matthew Murray was a loving husband and...
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Please join us in remembering Lieutenant Robert S. Nichols Jr. of the Loretto Volunteer Fire Department (AL) who died in the line of duty on this date 15 years ago at the age of 39.

Submitted by his wife

Robert ‘Bobby’ S. Nichols‚ Jr. was 39 years old and employed as an assistant meat market manager at warehouse discount grocery (a local grocery store) in Hanceville‚ Alabama. He was a...
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Please join us in remembering Firefighter Vincent Llyonell Davis of the Dallas Fire-Rescue (TX) who died in the line of duty on this date 15 years ago at the age of 42.

Submitted by Dallas Fire Rescue Chaplain

Vincent was born in Alton‚ Illinois on December 3‚ 1959 and gave his life in the line of duty on February 11‚ 2002. He was a dedicated Fire and Rescue Officer and a certified...
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Please join us in remembering Firefighter Rex Walter of the Napanoch Fire Department (NY) who died in the line of duty on this date 15 years ago at the agoe of 69.

Rex Walter‚ 69‚ volunteer firefighter‚ Napanoch Fire Company‚ died February 10‚ 2002‚ when he suffered a heart attack at the station while preparing to respond to a fire call. He had served with the department for 43 years and...
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Please join us in remembering Firefigher/Paramedic Apprentice Racheal Michelle Wilson of the Baltimore City Fire Department who died in the line of duty on this date 10 years ago at the age of 29.

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Racheal Wilson was a good woman who was respected. She died on Friday‚ February 9‚ 2007‚ while in training at the Baltimore Fire Academy in Baltimore‚ Maryland‚ at the age...
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Are you at Firehouse World 2017? Be sure to stop by the NFFF booth 1619 and say hello. Pictured (L-R) Victor Stagnaro, John Proels, John Price, Susan Proels. Rick Mason and Rick Best.