Local 2068 Proudly Supports These Candidates in the Primary


  These candidates understand the issues affecting our community. They will be a champion for public safety, and work to ensure that our county’s first responders have the resources necessary to make Fairfax County the safest place to live in our Commonwealth.   Please come out and support these candidates during the June 11th Primary Elections.    Find your Voter Information ( HERE ). This will i...
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Local 2068 Endorses Rodney Lusk for Lee District Supervisor


  Experience matters, and Rodney Lusk is far and away the most experienced and prepared candidate running for Lee District Supervisor. As a Member of the Board, Rodney will be a champion for public safety, and work to ensure that our county’s first responders have the resources necessary to make Fairfax County the safest place to live in our Commonwealth.   Lusk for Lee District Supervisor   Lusk ...
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Local 2068 Says Thank You To All Public Safety Communicators


  After being started in 1981 by Patricia Anderson of the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office in California, the second full week of April has been designated as "National Public Safety Communicators Week" and is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety communicators. This year it began on April 4 and continues through April 20, 2019. The  # Local2068  E-Board and  # FairfaxFiref...
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Local 2068 President Kuley Presents Budget Testimony to Fairfax County Board of Supervisors


    On April 9, 2019, Fairfax County Professional Firefighters & Paramedics - Local 2608 President Ron Kuley presented testimony during the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Public Hearing on the County Executives FY2020 proposed budget plan.  

Local 2068 Endorses Kathy Smith for Sully District Supervisor


  Fairfax County Professional Firefighters & Paramedics - IAFF Local 2068 are proud to announce the endorsement of Kathy Smith for Sully District Supervisor.  

Carbon Monoxide: The Invisible Killer

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    Carbon Monoxide (CO): The Invisible Killer Carbon Monoxide, also known as “CO”, is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas that is a byproduct of incomplete combustion of fuels such as natural gas, propane, wood, coal, gasoline and oil. CO is called the invisible killer because you don’t know it is present and can initially present with flu-like symptoms. Each year, more than 400 Americans die...
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IAFF Local 2068 Endorses Stacey Kincaid for Fairfax County Sheriff


    Fairfax County Professional Firefighters and Paremedics - Local 2068 are proud to announce the endorsement of Stacey Kincaid for Fairfax County Sheriff.

IAFF Local 2068 Endorses Jeff McKay for Chairman of Fairfax County Board of Supervisors


  Fairfax County Professional Firefighters and Paremedics - Local 2068 are proud to announce the endorsement of Jeff McKay for Chairman of Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.

IAFF Local 2068 Endorses James Walkinshaw for Fairfax County Board of Supervisors - Braddock District


Fairfax County Professional Firefighters & Paramedics - IAFF Local 2068 are proud to announce the endorsement James Walkinshaw for Braddock District Supervisor of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. After meeting with James on variety of topics it is clear that he is the choice not only for our members but for all Fairfax County employees & residents.

IAFF Local 2068 Endorses Linda Sperling for Fairfax County Board of Supervisors - Springfield District


  Fairfax County Professional Firefighters & Paramedics - IAFF Local 2068 are proud to announce the endorsement Linda Sperling for Springfield District Supervisor of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. After meeting with Linda on variety of topics it is  clear that she is the choice not only for our members but for all Fairfax County employees & residents.

President Kuley Testifies to Protect Fairfax County Employee Pensions

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  On November 20, 2018 Fairfax Professional Firefighters & Paramedics Local 2068 President Ron Kuley presented testimony to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors during the Public Hearing to Consider Proposed Amendments to the Ordinances for the Fairfax County Employees’, Uniformed and Police Officers Retirement Systems.

Remembering September 11, 2001 - 17 Years Later.


  On this 17th anniversary of the attacks on 9/11/01, we take time to remember those who died that day, including 343  New York City Fire Department (FDNY)  Firefighters, as well as 23  New York Police Department  Officers and 37 Officers of  The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey . Since 9/11/01, more than 150 firefighters have died due to exposure to the toxic dust from the collapsed bu...
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Chief John Butler's Swearing In Ceremony

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  Watch Chief John Butler's Swearing In Ceremony.      

John S. Butler Appointed As Next Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department Chief

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Fire and Rescue Chief John S. Butler
        The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors today appointed John S. Butler as the county's next fire and rescue chief. Butler succeeds Chief Richard Bowers, who retired in April. Butler’s appointment is effective Sept. 1.    Butler has been with the Howard County, Md. Department of Fire and Rescue Services since 1993 and was appointed chief in 2014. He began as a firefighter-paramedic in Howar...
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Assistant Chief John Caussin named Interim Chief of FCFRD

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Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department Assistant Chief of Business Services, John Caussin, has been appointed interim Chief as of April 30, 2018 when Fire Chief Richard Bowers retires. 

Chief Caussin has been a member of Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department since 1985. He has worked his way up through the ranks. 

Chief Caussin is a certified paramedic and a sworn assistant fire marshal. He is a member of numerous professional organizations including the International Association of Fire Chiefs, the International Association of Fire Fighters, the Virginia Fire Chiefs Association and the National Fire Protection Association, where he serves on the Technical Committee on Fire and Emergency Service Organization and Deployment. Caussin holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from James Madison University, an associate degree in fire administration from Northern Virginia Community College and is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program.

Information & Photos obtained from Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department Wordpress Press Release

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