Learn More About Accrediting Paramedic Education
9. June 2017
Four years ago, the paramedic education requisites changed, requiring all programs to be accredited
IAFF Locals in U.S. and Canada Promote Fireworks Safety
1. July 2016
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is a known among vacationers as a hot-spot for fireworks as they are l
REPLICA legislation compromises EMS care
14. December 2015
Fire and EMS Operations
Legislation that could negatively affect EMS jobs and wages poses a serious threat to IAFF affiliate
Hear the Beep Where You Sleep - National Fire Prevention Week
5. October 2015
Oct. 4 -10 is National Fire Prevention Week and this year’s theme is “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep”
Fire Fighters Respond to All Hazards and Save Lives
10. September 2015
Fire Fighters in the News
People Who Work for a Living
Today’s professional fire fighters are trained to respond to all kinds of emergencies – a big differ
IAFF Collaborates on Juvenile Fire Setters Program
11. March 2013
Written by Thomas Flamm, IAFF Burn Fund Coordinator The IAFF Charitable Foundation is serving on the frontlines to help increase prevention efforts and outreach to limit the number of fire incidents committed by juvenile fire starters. With recent stories coming out of San Antonio, TX with law enf...
Find Union Made Halloween Treats
4. October 2012
Brian K. Foughty, 2nd District V.P. for the Professional Fire Fighters of Oklahoma, provided this list of union-made candy for handing out on Halloween. Stick to this list of sugary confections and you can feel good about supporting America and unions across the country this Halloween. Abba...
Stop Blaming Fire Fighters
24. May 2011
Richard "Rick" Cailler, president of Lewiston, Maine Local 785 serves as today's guest blogger. Fire Fighters are not the enemy, but some elected leaders will have you think we are the root of all evil. They are finding it easy to blame us and other public employees for all that’s wro...
All Politics are Local
8. October 2010
Having been a Union member since 1993 I have noticed a change in our membership. Perhaps it is because they have not had to fight the hard battles like their Brothers before them, but more and more Brothers are concerned about themselves and not the greater good. I don’t mean they do...
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