Portland Fire Fighters' Association, IAFF Local 43

Proudly serving the citizens of the Portland, Oregon and the Port of Portland since 1918

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About Portland Fire Fighters' Association, IAFF Local 43

The Portland Fire Fighters' Association, IAFF Local 43, has approximately seven hundred firefighters and EMTs working for Portland Fire and Rescue and for the Port of Portland Fire Department at the Portland International Airport. Our executive board consists of 14 members and is led by our union president, Isaac McLennan. The Portland Fire Fighters' Association was one of the first locals to join the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) when it was founded on February 28th, 1918.

Mission Statement: Establish and protect a livable standard of wages, benefits, and safety for fire fighters and the community. To provide a powerful and collective voice for workers that is inclusive, democratic, and enhances unity among workers.


News & Information

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Spring Clean Up – Lone Fir Cemetery

Mar 22, 2019
Spring Clean Up at the Firefighter's Section of Lone Fir Cemetery Friday April 5, starting at 10:00 AM and working until it is done.

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Fern Street Fire

Mar 18, 2019
Earlier this morning, #firefighters knocked down a residential fire off of Fern St. in Portland. Cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Meeting with City of Portland Fire Commissioner

Mar 15, 2019
City of Portland Fire Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty meeting with Portland Firefighters this morning at our union hall in a town hall style meeting.

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2019 IAFF Legislative Conference

Mar 12, 2019
Local 43 Officers join other firefighters from Oregon at the 2019 #IAFFLegCon.

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Portland Firefighter Stair Climb

Mar 08, 2019
Registration for the 11th annual Portland Firefighters' Stair Climb opens on April 8th!!!!

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