Firefighters Congratulate local police during 2017 Police Week

St. John’s Firefighters would like to voice our support for our brothers and sisters in blue during 2017 Police Week. We work diligently together with both the RNC and RCMP throughout the year and applaud them on their continued professionalism. From VOCM News Events planned for the week include a include police versus high school […]

In IAFF Victory, EPA to Study Flame Retardants

From IAFF Website After a sustained campaign by the IAFF, and pursuant to passage of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will study the potential risks of certain flame retardants to human health and the environment. IAFF members are well aware of the […]

Corner Brook home gutted by early morning blaze

From The Telegram Flames from a burning bungalow lit up the sky in the wee hours of Sunday morning, but luckily the homeowner wasn’t in the dwelling at the time

Fire destroys 2 adjacent homes on Portia Place

From CBC Crews from the St. John’s Regional Fire Department arrived at the scene of a two-unit fire around 6 a.m. Sunday. A person who was in one of the homes at the time the blaze broke out told CBC News that everyone got out safely

Congratulation to the new Executive of Local 1075

President – John Stamp Vice President – Gerard Hayes Secretary – Jim O’Toole Treasurer – Matt Leonard Member-at-Large – Sheldon Greene Dave Lambert Craig Kennedy Sgt-at-Arms – Heather DeHann

Structure fire at former MCP building on Margaret’s Place

From The Telegram The fire is through the roof now and one part of the building looks to be destroyed — the west end of the building is fully engulfed. There is an aerial ladder on site and the attempt to fight the blaze is an exterior attack. No firefighters have entered the building. The […]

Topsail Road Structure Fire

Firefighters responded to a fire on Topsail Road in Mount Pearl Sunday. The fire was noticed by a passersby at about 11:00 am near Mount Carson Avenue. Smoke was spewing form the two-storey building when firefighters arrived. Platoon Chief Robert Fowler of the St.John’s Regional Fire Department says they had to be careful because of […]

St. John’s Regional Fire Department Gives Back

F/F Craig Smith For the past eight years, myself and Brother Jim O’Toole have organized a fundraiser through the members of the St. John’s Firefighters Association and also members of the SJRFD management. Collectively we have consistently raised about $3000-$3500 from members and in addition we contribute another $1000-$2000 from our unions charitable account. From […]

Firefighters Provide Hampers for Christmas

Firefighters Provide Hampers for Christmas

Members of the St. John’s Firefighter’s Association took up a collection and provided hampers for some of our less fortunate citizens just in time for Christmas. In all more than $6,200.00 was raised to purchase food, presents and winter clothing, everyone chipped in, including Sobeys Mount Pearl store. The picture show above shows our members […]

St. John’s city council moves towards adding two new fire stations

From CBC   Coun. Art Puddister says now that city council has met with St. John’s Regional Fire Department’s chief, they have decided to pursue adding two new fire stations in the capital city.    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/st-johns-wants-two-new-fire-stations-1.3861312