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We need your help! 2023-24 Committee Sign Up
Brothers and Sisters, The voices of the members on the frontlines need to be heard. We need your thoughts, your observations, and your opinions to adapt and innovate for you. Doing so makes our profession more efficient, leading to safer practices and benefits everyone. It’s easy as 1-2-3. To make a difference, we need you to step up and sign-up for a Local 36 committee. Virtually, all the things we enjoy today started at a committee level and came to fruition through the work provided ...

Happy Anniversary 318!
Happy 26th anniversary to Class 318 members hired and serving DC since 1996!     If you have good news to share or anniversaries etc that you wish to be posted, please email us at in[email protected] so we can share with all members!

Member in Need of Trades
Firefighter James Bayles Engine 32 Plt. 2 is in need of trades from 10/10/2022 to approximately the end of the year. Members wishing to work for Brother Bayles are to contact Lt. Daniel Brong @ [email protected] or Sgt. James Gryskewicz @ [email protected] No Ambulance, We will try to make accommodations accordingly for details.

Open Streets DC
Local 36 will have a tent (and hopefully Ice Cream!) at Open Streets on this coming Saturday.  Come out and support the community and enjoy the brotherhood and sisterhood!   0900-1300hrs.   

Brother Darbro Hospitalized
Sergeant David Darbro (4th Battalion Aide - Platoon # 2) is currently hospitalized for an injury he received off the job. He is currently in stable but serious condition. He has been receiving many phone calls of support and concern but due to his condition, he is overwhelmed Additionally, with the COVID visitor restrictions, the many calls are interrupting his ability to communicate with his wife and family. We are asking everyone to refrain from calling or texting him until further notice....

2020 IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial-Sept 19th
Tune in Saturday, September 19 at 11:00 a.m. (Mountain Time) for our 2020 Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Virtual Remembrance to honor our fallen whose names will forever be etched onto our Wall of Honor. The broadcast starts at 10:50 a.m. (MT) and the program begins at 11:00 a.m. (MT). Three ways to watch: Members are reminded that no IAFF or Colorado Springs Local 5 staff will be at the site on the day of or days leading...

Injured Member
Late last night Brother Westerbeck was operating on a local alarm and sustained burns requiring time at Med Star. The Burn Foundation, as always, answered the call and is supporting Matt and his family. The Foundation is also coordinating meals from firehouses for them. We wish Matt a healthy and speedy recovery. ****Originally Posted September 11 2020