John Stamp

John Stamp

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.

Fire Fighters Make Quick Work of Downtown Fire

From VOCM   Platoon Chief Robert Fowler said they got the call shortly after midnight and upon arrival were directed by a passerby to the rear of the three-storey building. Firefighters found smoke and flame coming from a window on the top floor. After forcing entry into the home they were able to quickly knock […]

St. John’s Fire Fighters Receive Award

St. John’s Fire Fighters Receive Award

Members of the St. John’s Regional Fire Department High Angle Rescue Team received the Rotary Firefighter of the Year Award for 2016 yesterday for a dramatic night time rescue on Signal Hill earlier this year.

Fire Prevention Week Message

Fire Prevention Week Message

House fire on Symonds Place

From The Telegram   When firefighters from the St. John’s Regional fire department arrived, there was smoke coming from the home and heavy fire in the kitchen area. The family’s cat was in the house but escaped as firefighters entered the home to battle the blaze. The fire was quickly extinguished but not before the […]

Garage Destroyed

The Telegram Platoon chief Gerry O’Neill of the St. John’s Regional fire department said the fire was reported by a passing taxi driver at 3:14 a.m. and by the time their trucks arrived on scene, there was heavy smoke and flame coming from both structures. They quickly laid attack lines and searched the house for […]

The History of our Great Union

IAFF – A Century of Service      

Local Firefighters attending IAFF Convention in Las Vegas

Representatives of the St. John’s Fire Fighters Association are in Las Vegas this week to attend the IAFF Biennial Convention  

Two Structure Fires Overnight

From VOCM   Fire crews made short work of a situation at a boarding house on Boggan Street in St. John’s this morning. The call came in minutes before 5:30 am, and crews were quick to the scene. Platoon Chief Robert Fowler says they confined the blaze to one unit of the three apartment structure […]

New Paradise Station Finally Opening

From the Town of Paradise The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) will begin operation of the newly constructed Paradise Fire Station No. 8 at 1565 Topsail Road effective 8 a.m. Tuesday, August 16.  SJRFD is responsible for providing the region with an acceptable level of fire and emergency protection in the most economical manner, with […]

Structure Fire on Bay Bulls Road

From CBC   Cpt. Dale Canning of the St. John’s Regional Fire Department said the fire started in the kitchen of the upstairs apartment. There is substantial smoke and heat damage to the home, he said. “We found one pet inside, a hamster, which is living.”