UFFW Tinkertown Family Picnic

July 7, 2017

A beautiful day once again this year for the annual UFFW family picnic.
Over 800(!) attended with their families and enjoyed the BBQ, games and rides.
Special thanks to Rob Campbell for organizing the event and to Ron Schmitz for the pictures.

Latest Recruit Class Graduation

June 30, 2017

It was great to officially welcome our latest class of Winnipeg Firefighter-Paramedic rookies earlier today during their graduation held at The Met.
New high reg# 2483!

Firefit Competition Pictures

June 19, 2017

UFFW was proud to be a sponsor at the Firefit Competition this past weekend at the Red River Ex. Teams from the U.S. and Canada competed head to head and in teams for bragging rights in this gruelling test of strength and endurance. Members from WFD took gold in the Mixed Relay and Bronze in the Men’s Relay. Congratulations to all participants and especially the members from The Winnipeg Fire Department, Brett Ash, Tim Pinette, Derek White, Jesse Davy, Lindsay Ingram, Jeff Peters, Joland Schmidt, Brett Schewe and Matt Sinnock.

Special thanks to Tim Pinette for his work on bringing the Firefit Games to Winnipeg. 

 Photo credits to Capt. Ron Schmitz  reg# 1084  (ret.)

 

Level 2 Water Rescue certification completed next week

June 6, 2017

Crews from stations 3, 4, 8, and 13 participated in a Level 2 Water Rescue course yesterday and will complete certification next week.

 

Felbel and Vitt retirement

June 6, 2017

Great turnout at Tapp’s Neighbourhood Pub last night to celebrate two retiring brothers: Darren Felbel who retires with 36(!) combined years of service including 13 in dispatch, and Dennis Vitt after 29 years.
Congratulations on your much deserved retirements!