Fire Ops 101

IAFF 7th District Fire Ops 101 provides local IAFF affiliates an opportunity to invite elected officials and members of the media to experience the time critical, highly technical, labor intensive work of fire fighters and paramedics. IAFF 7th DVP Ricky Walsh has provided registration materials to local leaders. A block of hotel rooms has...

Fifteenth FIRE OPS 101

In March, politicians, policy makers, and journalists donned full turnout gear, ventilated a roof with a chainsaw, put out fires, and had a rocky ride in an ambulance, getting a hands-on experience of a day in the life of a fire fighter.