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...
Continue reading

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.  

Carbon Monoxide: The Invisible Killer

Carbon-Monoxide-PS_20190206-031208_1

    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...
Continue reading

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

Kuley-Hearing-cropped
  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...
Continue reading

Chief John Butler's Swearing In Ceremony

chief-butler-sworn-in
  Watch Chief John Butler's Swearing In Ceremony.      

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

New-Chief-Wide
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...
Continue reading

Assistant Chief John Caussin named Interim Chief of FCFRD

Caussin_John_

 

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

Continue reading

Retired FCFRD Lt. Pat Morrison Honored at Occupational Health Center Dedication






Retired IAFF Local 2068 member and FCFRD Lt. Pat Morrison, along with many others worked many hours to get this program off the ground for  the firefighters of Fairfax County . It has been used a model for other departments nationwide.  Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department 's Occupational Health Centers also serves the  Fairfax County Police Department  and  Fairfax County Sheriff 's Office. ...
Continue reading

1 Firefighter Injured, 5 Displaced by Centreville House Fire



Just after midnight on Match 30, firefighters from Fairfax County and Loudoun County were dispatched to a house fire in the 6500 Block of Trillium House Lane in Centreville, VA. Nobody was at home at the time of the fire, but 5 residents were displaced and 1 firefighter was injured. The injured firefighter was transported to a local burn center, the injuries are believed to be non-life threatening...
Continue reading

FCFRD is #1 in US and Canada for 2017 Fill the Boot Campaigns Benefiting the MDA


  It’s official! Fairfax County is number one in the US and Canada for 2017 Fill the Boot campaigns benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  Thanks to the citizens and visitors of Fairfax County, my colleagues and their families from the uniformed and civilian sides of the Fire & Rescue Dept, Department of Public Safety Communications & the Police Department. Thanks also to our grea...
Continue reading

Severe Weather Radar

Upcoming Events

Sorry, we currently have no events.
View All Events

Twitter

Latest Videos

View all videos
Get The Help You Need Now
Call: 855-999-9845