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2014 Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

IAFF Local 2702, November 30

This October 2014 marks the fifth consecutive year the City of Fairfax Professional Firefighters and Paramedics IAFF Local 2702 has participated in the breast cancer awareness campaign. The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) began a nationwide initiative to encourage IAFF members to participate in campaigns honoring the fight against breast cancer. You may see our members wearing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Local 2702 Event Trailer In Service

IAFF Local 2702, September 29

We are excited and proud to announce the Local 2702 Event Trailer is now in service! This trailer is 7' x 14' and is stocked with various items to help with just about any event. This trailer will be used by our Local for any of our official events and will be made available for any of our members to use.

This project has taken quite some time and our gratitude should be expressed to Retired Active ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Brother George Brown added to the IAFF Memorial

Meg Whelpley , September 26

Nestled in the foothills of the Rockies in the beautiful town of Colorado Springs, Colorado, stands a memorial to all of the brothers and sisters of the IAFF that have lost their lives in the line of duty. Cared for by Local 5 and their outstanding explorers club the park and attached fire museum have come to represent the most hallowed of ground for the families of those who gave their all. On September ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Multi-Unit Rescue Drills

Local 2702, July 19

Each shift had the opportunity this week to train in Rescue Squad scenarios at Redman's Towing in Lorton. Crews spent the morning and afternoon engaged in stabilization, lifting, and extrication drills before completing a challenging group scenario at the end of the day.

Many thanks to Redman's Towing, the Training Division, and Instructors for their hard work in putting the excercises together. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fairfax City Fire Dept. 2014 Seminar- "Making Yourself Hard to Kill- Fostering a Culture of Survival and Discipline"

Local 2702, February 18

Please join us Thursday April 24th 2014 for a seminar taught by FDNY Firefighter and USMC Jason Brezler. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2013 MOVEMBER Efforts a Success

IAFF Local 2702, January 15

The men and women of the City of Fairfax Professional Firefighters and Paramedics Association IAFF Local 2702 would like to the following local businesses’ for their generous support during our recent fundraising efforts for MOVEMBER:

• Bikram Yoga Fairfax located at 3950 University Drive Fairfax VA 22030 (571) 572-9583 http://bikramyogafairfax.com

• Pacers Running of Fairfax located at 10427 North ... (Full Story & Photos)

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B shift Runs Townhouse Fire in box 1716

Firemedic Timothy Stefanson, December 30

Prior to the turn of the new year members of B-shift were dispatched to box 1716 for a middle unit townhouse with heavy fire showing. T403 (Dunstan, Mackay, Slusher, Keyser) , FE403 (Shumacher, Whelpley, Cubbage, Davison), and RE433 (Pike, Craven, Washenko, Pierce) responded as first truck, second engine, and squad on the initial alarm. T403 performed the primary search on all three floors and assisted ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Department Donates to Family in Need

Local 2702, December 02

Every year the Department collects money to support a local family in need during the holidays. 'A' Shift and the chiefs delivered some much needed winter coats and Thanksgiving Dinner last Wednesday.

The Department is looking forward to delivering Christmas presents later this month along with Santa Claus of course!

Special thanks to Billing Analyst Roseanne Liska for coordinating efforts again ... (Full Story)


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B Shift Runs Fatal Accident on Jermantown Road

B Shift, November 25

At 0135 Rescue Engine 433, Medic 403, and Battalion 443 were dispatched along with Fairfax County Engine and Medic 434 to 2830 Jermantown Road in Box 3409 for an accident with injury with a report of a subject trapped. Engine 434 subsequently arrived on the scene first and established Jermantown Road Command and confirmed a single car MVA with the driver trapped and unconscious. Rescue Engine 433 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Original Rescue Engine Sold to Chile Fire Department

Local 2702, November 18

The original Rescue Engine was a 1992 Saulsbury and was recently sold to a fire department in Chile. The volunteer department completely rebuilt the motor and pump and put the new lettering on it.

It is important to note they chose to keep the American flag on the side.... (Full Story & Photos)

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