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Updated: Sep. 19 (05:10)
Buddy Walk
IAFF Local 739
09.18.17
2017 Nominations & Elections Notice
IAFF Local 42
09.18.17
Brother James Green LODD
Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
09.18.17
First responders honored at American Legion event
IAFF Local 1164
09.17.17
House Fire on Saugatuck Avenue
IAFF Local 1081
09.17.17
Extrication on the Merritt Parkway
IAFF Local 1081
09.17.17
New NFPA 1710 Explainer Video
Updated On: Oct 22, 2016

For years, affiliates have battled politicians who make decisions on how many fire fighters a community has, based on budget figures developed by number crunchers. In most cases, this flawed approach leaves the community short of the number of fire fighters needed to successfully protect the residents and businesses they serve.

In past decades, there were very few tools to make credible arguments in debates on this issue – beyond our own experience. But over the past few years, the IAFF has been leading the charge on scientific research to help community leaders better understand how to best protect the taxpaying public.

NFPA 1710 is the internationally accepted standard on minimum crew size and operational staffing for career fire departments. Telling the 1710 story is difficult, even to IAFF members but this video can be the key to start a discussion.

A new explainer video on the NFPA 1710 Standard – an essential tool for conveying the message that proper staffing levels are essential for keeping your community safe - promotes the science of fire fighting and educating policy makers through leaders and the media in your community.


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New Mexico IAFF Newswire
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Updated: Nov. 29 (10:00)
Happy Thanksgiving!
Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
11.27.14
Special Meeting Announcement for County Chapter Fire Marshall's Office MOU on 12/03/14 at 6:00pm
Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
11.24.14
IAFF Local 244 Christmas Party
Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
11.13.14
Veteran's Day and Remembrance Day Message From the IAFF
Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
11.11.14
Win this Bike!!!
Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
11.10.14
Win this Bike!!!!
Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
11.10.14
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