Why We Fight

We Fight For You

From your first day on the job and every day thereafter, the IAFF is fighting for you and your rights as professional fire fighters and paramedics.

for more than 100 years, the IAFF has unified fire fighters and paramedics in the shared mission to protect and enhance wages, benefits and working conditions while providing better services to the communities they protect.  Over the decades, the IAFF has been a leader in advancements that have changed the fire service and the lives of our members – from the coats on their backs to the hours they work, the IAFF has always been on the frontline.

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