Thank you President Beuerlein

This week, we celebrate the distinguished career of our President who retires after 37 years of service. Steve Beuerlein has proven himself to be one of the most prolific and impactful leaders in our history. President Beuerlein…

Legendary 493 & PFD Leader Retires

Today we say goodbye and thank you to one of the greats! Captain Derrick Johnson hangs up his boots after almost 40 years in the fire service! (1983-2022) Captain Paramedic Johnson has worked all over the City of Phoenix FD…

Changes to Executive Board

Local 493 president Steve Beuerlein has had a distinguished, multi-decade career in the fire service as both a firefighter and labor leader. His upcoming retirement leaves some extremely large boots to fill. It is…

SRFD Firefighters Injured in Crash

Our hearts grieve for our brothers and sisters of SRFD. Please keep them and their families in your thoughts and prayers. Click Here for full story

Community rallies around abandoned Vietnam veteran to bury him with honors

We were grateful to be a part of this great event to honor a true hero. Click here for the full story.

Phoenix firefighters instrumental in opening addiction recovery center

We are proud of the advances we have made towards this issue. Our families depend on our wellness and World-class, service delivery requires healthy Firefighters. FULL STORY: HERE

Firefighter Christmas!

Probably our favorite and most rewarding event of the year is our annual “Firefighter Christmas” event. This morning Almost 200 firefighters from the United Phoenix Firefighters and their families took 140 children on a…
Phoenix Firefighters Active Shooter Drill

Hopefully We Will Never Have to Deal With the Real Thing

Hopefully we will never have to deal with the real thing. If it does happen, your first responders will be ready. Studies indicate that mortality rates in these kinds of incidents increase drastically the longer it takes for the wounded to receive…

WARNING: Signature Collectors Do NOT Represent Us

WARNING: The paid signature collectors that are gathering signatures in Phoenix to “save firefighter and police pensions” do NOT represent us. They are gathering signatures for a proposed initiative by the name of “Responsible Budgets…

A Monumental Day for First Responders in Arizona

A monumental day for First Responders in Arizona as Governor Ducey signs into law HB2501 that provides Police Officers and Firefighters with state supported PTSD counseling and support. A huge thank you to Representative Paul Boyer, Representative…