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

Report a LODD

Reporting a line of duty death and/or submitting a name for the Memorial can be accomplished by having a designated member of the fire department contact the North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Foundation by mail, e-mail or telephone providing the name of the fallen firefighter, the date of death and the funeral arrangements. The fire department is responsible for notifying the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation in order to receive the Public Safety Officer’s Death Benefits.

The department name, firefighter’s full name, date of death and a description of the incident is needed for submitting a name to be included on the North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Memorial.


North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Foundation
5820 Heatherstone Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
Main (919) 697-5350 ~ Fax (919) 863-4101
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