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

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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!!!!!


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Raleigh Firefighters Take on Cold Water Challenge for Fundraiser

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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 Show Their Support

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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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RALEIGH — Many are outraged over two separate acts of vandalism on two memorials in Raleigh that honor police and fire fighters who lost their lives serving their community.

It is against the law to vandalize a monument in a public place, but damage has been discovered on the North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Memorial and Raleigh Police Memorial, which both cost $500,000 dollars to build.

“You will see green spotting where corrosive material was thrown on the statue here,” said Bill Carter, North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Foundation finance director.

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Board Members discovered some type of corrosive liquid on the memorial when they recently visited the memorial.  The memorial was cleaned immediately to reduce further damage.   We don’t believe the damage is severe but there is some discoloration where the liquid was thrown. We are working on getting someone to the memorial to pressure wash it in an effort to reach all of the crevices where we could not reach with the cloths. We applaud those who waxed the monument this year. The coat of wad did more to protect the memorial than anything else we could do. Below are some pictures.

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Corn-Hole Tournament

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Benefiting the NC Fallen Firefighters Foundation

This year the NCFFF invites you to bring Corn-Hole Boards with your department Logo to the NCFFF Corn-Hole tournament on Thursday July 24th at the South Atlantic FIRE RESCUE Expo in Raleigh, NC.  If you would like to bring Official size Corn-Hole boards please contact Doug Bissette at 252-944-3000 or
Thank you and Stay Safe,
Lieutenant Doug Bissette
Washington N.C. Fire-Rescue-EMS
252-944-3000- Cell
NCFFF Eastern Regional Director
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10k Reached

Thank you, thank you, thank you!
In the last 30 days, we have received over $10,000 in donations from the Cold Water Challenge just via PayPal on our webpage. You can still donate, please visit our webpage, and click on PayPal in the right column (look for the arrows). We are beyond amazed at the support you continue to give us. This does not include any donations via check mailed or delivered in person.  Over 230 contributions were made, imagine what impact we could all make as individuals if we all gave $10-$25.

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First Out Phantom 5k Run

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When:  September 27, 2014

Race Starts at 9:00 AM

Where: Youngsville Fire Department Station 1
(803 Wheaton Ave.)

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Race Day Events

5k Memorial Walk/Run
Fire House Tours
Smoke House for the Kids
Sparky the Dog
Pelican Snow
Food & Games

Thank you to our Sponsors!
A. David Tyre & Associates
Electric Motor Shop
Edward Jones – Jim Staples Financial Advisor
Mini-City Auto Body, Inc.
Southeastern Emergency Equipment
Youngsville Baptist Church
Becky Gardner, Broker/Realtor Fonville Morisey Realty
East Coast Electrical
Main Street Flooring
McGhee Landscaping LLC
Team Xtreme Tire and Auto

Put on your walking/running shoes, get your family and friends, and join us for a fun day of honoring our fallen hero Assistant Chief Jeff Fields! Money raised by this event will go towards the Jeffrey L. Fields Memorial Fire Scholarship Fund and the North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

Push On! Push On!

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