Fairfax County Health District COVID-19 Statistics


  Fairfax County Professional Fire Fighters & Paramedics would like to help keep you informed during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Here is what is going on in the Fairfax Health District  which covers all of Fairfax County, City of Fairfax, City of Falls Church and all towns within the County. The  Virginia Department of Health  reported that there are a total of 1375 cases of COVID-19 in our Health ...
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March General Membership Meeting - Nomination of Principal Officers

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Local 2068 will be taking nominations for election of Principal Officers at the March General Membership Meeting which will be held on March 4, 2020 at 0800hrs. The Principal Officers are President, Secretary-Treasurer and Vice President. Any member in good standing can nominate any other member in good standing. Members need not be present to be nominates.  For more information, check your statio...
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At least 140 Firefighters & EMTs Commited Suicide in 2019 Across the USA


  Last year more firefighters took their own lives than died in the line of duty. 122 fire fighters and 18 EMTs committed suicide in 2019 nationwide. Sadly, far too many fire fighters in Virginia suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and lack avenues to address behavioral health issues. HB438 will define PTSD as an occupational disease for Virginia’s fire fighters, paramedics and law e...
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The 9/11 Promise Scholarship Program for Children of First Responders and Military

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Fairfax County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics - IAFF Local 2068 member Scott Schermerhorn is on the Board of Directors of  9/11 Promise Run  ( the911promise.org ). The organization is a 501c3 non-profit charity that raises money for our own scholarship program. The scholarships (ranging from $5,000 to $15,000) are to be provided to the children of First Responders and/or Military member...
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Local 2068 Fighting to Improve Cancer Presumption for all Virginia Firefighters

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On Monday, January 13, 2020, members of Fairfax County Professional Fire Fighters & Paramedics - Local 2068 were in Richmond with Virginia Professional Fire Fighters to lobby in the Virginia House of Delegates & Virginia State Senate to strengthen Worker's Compensation coverage for Fire Fighters suffering from occupational cancers and job related mental health issues.     

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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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 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.

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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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. ...
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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...
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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...
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Live Stream - Memorial Service for York City Fire Fighters Ivan Flanscha and Zachary Anthony

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The Memorial Service for York City, PA Local 627 members Ivan Flanscha and Zachary Anthony will be  streamed live  beginning today (March 28) at  1:00 p.m. (EDT) .   All IAFF members attending the Memorial Service are invited for food and refreshments from  6:30 p.m.–12:00 midnight  at the Valencia Ballroom,  142 N George St., York, PA 17401 .   Parking 25 W Philadelphia York, PA CGA Parking Lot 1...
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