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The only option Council should consider is returning a fully staffed all hazard apparatus to Station 1. This rapid response vehicle is smoke and mirrors . This rapid response vehicle is useless and everywhere they have adopted one has abandoned it (Halton Hills and Vaughan).

Pete is doing a great job. To be clear, he isn’t arguing against the addition of equipment. The argument is you can’t add equipment without the appropriate staff. Moving them from one side of town to the other isn’t increasing staffing

No one will ever convince us the negative result of moving of the fire fighters and suppression vehicle had for our family. The decision to remove one of the vehicles was made by City of Oshawa City Council....

Everyone should be watching this.... its in regard to your life and the life of your family

So Oshawa is going to rely on neighbouring communities to keep staffing levels below standards???

who removed my comment m beland northern ont.

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Dakota Kettrick completes his first shift this morning serving the City of Oshawa on shift 2A. Welcome to the team!

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Dakota Kettrick completes his first shift this morning serving the City of Oshawa on shift 2A.  Welcome to the team! 

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Congrats .Stay Safe

Congrats buddy & welcome!

Congrats!! Stay safe.

Congratulations Dakota.👨‍🚒

Congratulations

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Tomorrow, Thursday November 26 at 930am Oshawa Coty Council has a soracial meeting to receive the Final Master Fire Plan and decide the future of fire services in our City. Oshawa Fire Fighters will be speaking to ask City Council to do the right thing for public safety and restore the fire truck and it’s fire fighters at station 1 that were cut in 2017. Watch live

app.oshawa.ca/agendas/City_Council/2020/11-26/2020-11-26_AGENDA_CNCL.pdf

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Please be advised that Alert Ready, Canada's emergency alert system, will be tested today - Wednesday, November 25 - at 12:55 p.m. EST in Ontario.

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Please be advised that Alert Ready, Canadas emergency alert system, will be tested today - Wednesday, November 25 - at 12:55 p.m. EST in Ontario.

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The Oshawa Professional Firefighters Association (OPFFA) represents the men and women that make up the Oshawa Fire Service. The Association has a long a proud history in the community of Oshawa. In 1936 the Oshawa Professional Firefighters became affiliated with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF).

The IAFF was formed in 1918 when 24 locals with 36 delegates representing firefighters from across North American gathered in Washington, DC. The first order of business for this group of firefighters was to adopt a constitution and bylaws then that was followed by decisions that included publishing a firefighting magazine, a salary structure for officers and creating a firefighters fund to benefit orphaned children of firefighters.

The founding group of firefighters worked hard to unite in order to improve working conditions for the fire service which suffered form long working hours (84 hour work weeks), low wages, and minimal safety standards. This affected not only their own lives, but the service they were able to give to their communities.

Over the years the IAFF has been instrumental in areas of occupational health and safety, working towards fire-based emergency medical services, hazardous materials training, RIT training and many more.

The OPFFA, also known as IAFF Local 465 works to ensure that the firefighters that protect the City of Oshawa are treated fairly and with respect. The OPFFA represents members in all divisions of the fire department; Suppression, Training, Mechanical, Prevention and Communications.

The OPFFA is also a member of the Ontario Professional Firefighters Association.

The OPFFA is active in our community, the City of Oshawa, through the benevolent committee, that’s works to raise money each year through donations that can in turn be donated to support local charities and organizations. The largest event is the annual boot toll that takes place at the end of the summer at the Oshawa Center.

The Association is run through a democratic process by the Executive Board that is made up a President, Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer, and Executive Assistant.

For more information on the Association and how the Association works in our community please email [email protected]

 

We Do More Than Save Lives!

 Oshawa Fire Fighters would like to thank everyone who has supported our donation drives throughout the years. With the generosity of our friends, we have been able to provide the community throughout the Oshawa area with funds designed to help the public and Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Through our non-profit charity, Oshawa Fire Fighters continue to support local area programs and services as well as the MDC.