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

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

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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   http://client.prod.iaff.org/#page=conv2016