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  • Round 25 of SAFER Grant Awards Announced

    Posted: June 24th, 2011

    On Friday, DHS announced the latest round of SAFER grant awards.Since 2005, SAFER has awarded over a thousand grants totaling more than $500 million to fire departments across the country to help to increase staffing of frontline firefighters.

  • Alaska Firefighters Shave Heads for Foundation Fundraiser

    Posted: March 10th, 2006

    On March 17, the IAFF 4303 will take part in a fundraiser with a difference. The day is not only St Patrick's Day, but more importantly, Alex Cesar will celebrate his 7th birthday. The nephew of the IAFF's Captain Ed Quinto, Alex has recently been allowed to return home to his family after being diagnosed with AML Leukemia in April 2005. In...