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Fairfield Fire Department adds bulletproof vests to safety equipment
By Joseph Serna
Firefighters today have a large inventory of safety equipment. But one Northern California city is adding another: bulletproof vests. Fairfield is joining a growing number of fire departments in giving more protection to firefighters as their role in handling shooting incidents increases.
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Local 27 Closed Thanksgiving
Fire Fighter's Movember Charity Gala
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LODD Fire Fighter Alejandro Castro, November 16, 2014
It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Fire Fighter Alejandro Castro of IAFF Local 970 - Brownsville, Texas. Brother Alejandro, 40, passed away on Sunday evening, November 16, 2014 after PT. A public Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Sunset Funeral Home, 657 Springmart Boulevard, Brownsville, Texas 78526, (956) 350-8485. The Brownsville Fire Department will also hold a ceremony at 6:00 p.m. and a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. on the same day. Another public Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 2645 Tulipan Street, Brownsville, Texas 78521, (956) 542-5142. The Funeral Mass will follow at 2:00 p.m. with burial at 3:00 p.m. at the Buena Vista Cemetery, 125 Mcdavitt Boulevard, Brownsville, Texas. Expressions of sympathy or condolences for the family or the local can be sent to IAFF Local 970, P.O. Box 4171, Brownsville, TX 78523-4171.
Brothers and Sisters,
Local 27 is fully engaged in the political process to protect and support you, your family, and public safety. Our American democratic process relies on citizens and organizations for elections and for governance. Local 27 informs and supports candidates and elected officials on all issues related to fire fighters and public safety including: health and safety, training, equipment, department policies, compensation, benefits, retirement, staffing, response times, service levels, hazards, etc.
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