Annual Memorial

Heroism & Sacrifice

Dedicated May 6, 2006 Located in the center of historic Nash Square, Raleigh NC, the total Memorial is 50 feet diameter. The central sculpture “Heroism & Sacrifice” is comprised of four life-size bronze firefighters in a realistic action collapsed building fatal fire scene, uniquely the first time such has been created in a large prestigious memorial. One firefighter is dying, having been crushed by a fallen I-beam; a comrade is holding the fallen firefighter’s head and calling for help.... read more

Brad McCoyA volunteer firefighter, Steven Brad McCoy, with Nantahala Fire Dept, Macon County Station 32, died in a fire at his home this morning. His 8 year old daughter, who he rescued from the fire, has been flown to a burn unit. After rescuing daughter, he reportedly went back into house to find son not realizing his wife had rescued their son. He never made it back out of house. His wife has also been admitted to hospital. Please keep family and department in your prayers. We will post more information when it becomes available.

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The North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Foundation Is Seeking Volunteers to Staff the NCFFF Booth at the NC State Fair in Raleigh on from October 16th through October 26th.  The foundation is using the web based scheduling application Volunteer Spot to register persons interested in staffing the booth.

Registering to staff the booth only requires three very easy steps to complete.

  1. Click on this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/SDbqcf
  2. Enter your email address: (You do not need to register for an account on VolunteerSpot)
  3. Sign up!  Choose your spots – VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders.

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone.  If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Kathy Weatherspoon at kathy.weatherspoon@gmail.com and she will sign you up.

Thank you for your continued support of the North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Foundation

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Below are the funeral arrangements for Justice Firefighter John Gupton who died on the 16th.

Visitation:
Saturday September 20, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm
Strickland Funeral Home,
103 West Franklin Street
Louisburg NC
Fire Fighter’s Full Dress Uniform is requested.
No Apparatus, parking is very limited.

Funeral:
Sunday September 21, 2014 2pm
Duke Memorial Church
3976 NC581 Hwy
Spring Hope NC 27882
Apparatus and personnel should arrive at the church for parking and line up at 1pm.

 

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Justice FDBREAKING NEWS: Franklin County Sheriff Jerry Jones says a firefighter was killed and another injured Tuesday afternoon when the fire truck they were in overturned on Sykes Road in Louisburg. We will post more information as it becomes available. Please keep the family and Justice Fire Department in your prayers.

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We are following news about a Apparatus crash in Franklin County.  We will post more when we get more information.  The article below states one firefighter killed and one in the hospital.

You can read what we know so far at WRAL TV

Read more at http://www.wral.com/firefighter-killed-another-injured-after-truck-overturns-in-franklin-co

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ncfff_board_cwcIn response to the overwhelming support from firefighters and others across the State during the Cold Water Challenge, some of our NCFFF board members did the challenge at Expo last week to thank everyone for their support. Over $15,000 was raised during the Cold Water Challenge across the State. Thanks!!!!!

 

also see

Raleigh Firefighters Take on Cold Water Challenge for Fundraiser

- See more at: http://coastalnc.twcnews.com

 

 

 

 

 

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22_special_2014Anthony Ladd won the Henry 22 Firefighter Special Edition rifle at Expo.

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Capital_Area_Fools_2014Thanks to the Capital Area Fools for the donation of $4,500 raised at the Brotherhood Bash! Thanks to everyone!

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Vann Crossroads Fire Department continues to support the Foundation. They have added another $250 to their yearly support of the Foundation.

 

 

 

 

 

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farmville_2014-coldwaterFarmville Fire Department presented a check to Foundation for $600. The FD members raised $600 during the Cold Water Challenge and the Department matched the funds raised. Thank you FarmVille FD!

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