International Association of Firefighters Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial, 1315 East Pike Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado. The IAFF Memorial Foundation was formed in 1976 to recognize and honor past and future professional firefighters and emergency medical personnel who are killed in the line of duty and to provide funds and assistance to surviving spouses and children of those members. This memorial was built on 1986. Following the September 2014 a redesign and expansion of the memorial began. It was opened again for the 2015 ceremonies.