Each year the men and women of the IAFF go out into the streets of their communities and they collect dollars for the families that are afflicted with some kind of Muscular Dystrophy.
Sometimes this hits very close to home as this disease impacts the lives of our own IAFF Members and their families. This video shows the story of Captain Scott Mallen, Plano, Texas Fire Department and proud member of IAFF Local 2149.
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It is with a heavy heart that we report two Line of Duty Deaths in Kansas City, Missouri, IAFF Local 42. Fire Apparatus Operator Larry Leggio and Firefighter John Mesh.
Donations to the family should be made to IAFF Local 42 Community Assistance, 6320 Manchester Ave., Suite 42 A, Kansas City, MO 64133. If you have questions please contact IAFF Local 42 at 816.358.4222, ext. 101 or simply make an Online Donation thru PayPal by clicking on the DONATE Button in the left column under Local 42 Community Assistance. Sympathy cards may also be mailed to the same address.
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The Kansas City, Missouri Retired Fire Fighters Association has established its own website. This is one of the best online sources for KCFD History and we invite you to visit them and learn something new about something old. Special acknowledgement to Chuck Gabert, KCFD Retired Fire Captain and Ray Elder, KCFD Retired Fire Captain and KCFD Historian.