Local Firefighters Representing at Annual Firefighter Memorial in Colorado

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This past weekend several members from our organization drove to Colorado and represented all of us in the annual IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial in Colorado Springs, Colorado. At this year’s service 123 fallen firefighters from the United States and Canada were added to the wall. The Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial honors the sacrifice made by IAFF (International Association of Firefighters) members who have given their lives in the line of duty. According to the IAF...
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Local Firefighters Go PINK For Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Local 1230 have joined with Susan G. Komen to raise money for breast cancer research. This will be the first year your local firefighters have decided to join in the fundraising efforts.The American Cancer Society's most recent estimates for breast cancer in the U.S. for calendar year 2011 are over 250,000 new cases. In addition over 39,000 women will die from this disease. Of all women 1 in ...
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