Congresswoman Barbara Comstock Earns Fairfax County Firefighters Endorsement

Fairfax, Virginia – The Professional Firefighters and Paramedics IAFF Local 2068 endorsed Congresswoman Barbara J. Comstock (R-VA) in her reelection to Congress for Virginia’s 10 th Congressional District. This is the first time IAFF Local 2068 has endorsed Congresswoman Barbara Comstock in any of her elections for both U.S. Congress and, Virginia State Delegate. “Congresswoman Barbara Comstock has worked...

IAFF Develops National Database to Address Youth Firesetting

Each year, youth firesetting leads to an alarming number of injuries, deaths and property damage. To address this growing and overlooked problem, the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) initiated the Youth Firesetting Information Repository and Evaluation System (YFIRES) to serve as a national database, as well as a resource at the local level, for developing intervention programs and other efforts to reduce youth firesetting.According to the National...

IAFF Urges Congress to Support Firefighter Cancer Registry Act

General President Harold Schaitberger joined members of Congress May 17 at a press conference to promote legislation establishing a national fire fighter cancer registry. The Firefighter Cancer Registry Act (H.R. 4625 / S. 2799) would allow novel research on cancer in fire fighters by providing scientists with new data. “It sometimes surprises people when I tell them that the most dangerous threat to the health...

Prince George's MD Local 1619 Suffers a Line of Duty...

The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department is mourning the death of one of our own and praying for the best of a second member.  Firefighter/Medic John E. Ulmschneider was shot and killed while on a call Friday evening.  A Morningside Volunteer Firefighter, Kevin Swain, was shot multiple times and at last check was undergoing surgery.At around 7:30...
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Firefighters Benefit from IAFF's New Online Solar Training - FireEngineering.com

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IAFF Endorses Cancer Molecular Profiling System - Fire Fighter Nation...

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Paramedic among 3 hospitalized after Woodstock crash - WLS

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Domestic violence survivor marries paramedic that helped saved her life...

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Domestic abuse survivor marries paramedic who came to her rescue...

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