World Firefighters Games: Health, Fitness, Fun and Competition

February 28, 2014 — The 2014 World Firefighters Games, scheduled for August 15-24 in Los Angeles, California, promises to be the biggest and most widely attended fire fighter event in the world. CEO and organizer of the 2014 World Firefighters Games Greg Hough says the 2014 Games includes a program of exciting competition backed by a highly anticipated entertainment package ever staged by the Games.

Missouri Fire Fighter Dies in Walkway Collapse

February 22, 2014 — Lt. Bruce Britt, a 23-year veteran of the Columbia Fire Department and a member of Columbia, MO Local 1055, died Saturday morning while working at the scene of a walkway collapse at a University of Missouri apartment complex. Britt suffered fatal injuries while trying to assist residents at University Village. Britt became entrapped after the collapse of a section of second-floor exterior walkway and was taken by ambulance to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

IAFF Partners With Operation Warm

September 10, 2013 — IAFF affiliates have always made it a core mission to give back to the communities in which they live and work. These community outreach efforts also improve their public image, influence how they are perceived by decision makers and the public, show the value IAFF members bring to their communities and promote their efforts to help others beyond their jobs as fire fighters and paramedics.