AFFILIATE WEB SITE
FIRST PLACE: www.torontofirefighters.org
Toronto, ON Local 3888 launched its new web site to improve communication to all members. The site delivers new, interesting and relevant information on a timely basis in an easily read and accessible format. Visitors and members, as well as children, are invited to enjoy music and games, and participate in surveys, polls and contests while learning more about the Toronto fire fighters.
Produced by: James Coones
SECOND PLACE: www.local1132.org
Roanoke City, VA Local 1132 has developed an excellent resource for its members and visitors. The site includes a list of committee members, details of the apparatus used by the fire department and an impressive list of fire-related links. The site also provides a personal “blog” by Lieutenant Rhett Fleitz, a seven-year service member of the Roanoke Fire-EMS Department, to keep members and visitors updated and informed.
California Professional Firefighters offers an easy-to-navigate web site for fire service-related news and information. The web site is updated as breaking news or current events occur.
Produced by: Lou Paulson
Hamtramck, MI Local 750 has created an extremely personal and informational web site for its community and fire fighters. The history of Hamtramck Fire Department and a page dedicated to fire links are among the many interesting features the web site offers. Visitors are invited to learn more about the fire fighters on their personal web pages filled with information and photos. Pictures of community events are posted and a list of charities with contact information is available encouraging others to donate.