Lionel & Joanna Crowther At IAFF Western
June 20, 2018
President Alex Forrest Introduced Lionel and Joanna Crowther earlier today prior to their presentation on dealing with tragedy and trauma in the fire service at the IAFF Western Canadian Conference.
We are very proud of Lionel and Joanna as they tell their story of recovery after the Gabrielle Roy Fire.
Members of our executive were also in attendance at the IAFF Western Canadian conference discussing health & safety issues including PTSD support for our members.
New Series Of Promotional Advertisement
June 16, 2018
We are proud to launch our latest advertisememt campaign featuring our members speaking about the values and traditions they see in the Winnipeg fire service.
Our first featued member is Laura Loeppke, acting lieutenant and second generation firefighter. (Click below for the spot)
We will be releasing a new spot each week featuring a different member from our diverse membership; from a brand new rookie to a member of 5 platoon.
Thank you to everyone who stepped out of their personal comfort zones to make this project a success.
click on the link below:
Darryl Mann Watch Presentation
June 15, 2018
Great night @ 18 stn for a UFFW watch presentation with Brother Darryl Mann, reg # 1343, retired Jan. 7, 2018 with 29 yrs & 7 months service to the citizens of Winnipeg. VP Tom Bilous had the honour of presenting Darryl his watch here beside his beloved ‘73 Cutlass.
Thanks to Captain Kevin Hay & crew for hosting.
Thank You Letter From Pet Owner
June 8, 2018
Earlier this week one of our crews responded to a call in a residence for a pet that was trapped between basement walls.
We received the attached letter from the family afterwards and are happy to hear that Cheesie the kitten is doing well.
Bob Oakley Retirement
June 7, 2018
Congratulations to brother Robert (Bob) Oakley Reg#1406 who has now transferred to 5 platoon with nearly 29 years of dedicated service to the Winnipeg Fire Department.