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Honoring those who served - #veteransday ... See MoreSee Less

Honoring those who served - #VeteransDay

Heating season is here - has your chimney been inspected? ... See MoreSee Less

Heating season is here - has your chimney been inspected?
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First Responders here in Virginia will always remember the ultimate sacrifice by Lieutenant Bradford Turner Clark of Hanover Fire/EMS, who was struck and killed while responding to a crash. #NationalTrafficIncidentResponseAwarenessWeek #SlowDownMoveOver

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LroL2xlVH1U

#TacticalTuesday What are some of the risks/benefits of different training fuels? Check out the UL FSRI, @IFSIresearch, @NIOSH, @FirehouseNews Supplement "Cardiovascular & Chemical Exposure Risk Considerations During Training” to learn more: https://bit.ly/2WMRiIq

The understanding of firefighting exposures continues to increase. However, the protections are not keeping pace. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/10/firefighter-health-risks-california-wildfires

Congratulations to Lynchburg's own Fire Captain Chris Adams for receiving the Governor's Award for Outstanding Prehospital Provider!

https://bit.ly/2Ny5JgC

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The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is a one-of-a-kind addiction treatment facility specializing in PTSD for IAFF members – and IAFF members only – who are struggling with addiction, PTSD other related behavioral health challenges to receive the help they need in taking the first steps toward recovery. It is a safe haven for members to talk with other members who have faced or overcome similar challenges.

https://www.iaffrecoverycenter.com

Who are we?

Chartered in 1955, the Virginia Professional Fire Fighters (VPFF) is an association of local unions representing over 8, 000 International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) members across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

VPFF members provide fire protection and emergency medical services to 70% of Virginia’s population.  As well, VPFF members provide these and other specialized services at several of Virginia’s major airports and military installations.  VPFF members are fire fighters, fire officers, fire inspectors, fire investigators, hazardous materials specialists, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, training instructors, water rescue specialists, and 911 dispatchers.