MORE THAN JUST RESPONDING TO 911 EMERGENCIES ...
MDA 'FILL THE BOOT' CAMPAIGN
In the Greater Washington area, the Fairfax County Professional Firefighters and Paramedics are the MDA’s largest contributor having raised over $4 million to help fight these muscle-wasting diseases. The money raised by Local 2068 stays in the Greater Washington area.
INTERNATIONAL BURN CAMP
The IAFF International Burn Camp selects young burn survivors to join professional fire fighter/camp counselors for a one-week camp in Washington, DC to enjoy a rich camp experience while helping them cope with the physical and emotional pain of their injuries.
BRINGING COMMUNITIES TOGETHER
From the Operation Annual Winter Coat Drives to the holiday Toy Drive your Fairfax County Firefighters and Paramedics with the assistance of community groups and sponsors like you help to put a smile on the children right here in Fairfax County, Virginia.
WE ARE YOUR COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS
Our membership consists of nearly 1,800 active and retired fire fighters and paramedics. Additionally, the membership is made up of mechanics from the Fire and Rescue Department Apparatus Shops and the 9-1-1 call takers and dispatchers working at the Department of Public Safety Communications Center. Our fire fighters and paramedics respond from 37 fire stations- 7 battalions while providing emergency services to over 1 million citizens residing within 404 square miles of Fairfax County property. Thus, our members respond to approximately 90,000 suppression, emergency medical, and public service incidents annually.