IAFF Local 1186

Proudly serving American Canyon, Benicia, Cordelia, Fairfield, Rio Vista & Vallejo

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About IAFF Local 1186

Local 1186 consists of 180 proud front line firefighters who serve the communities of American Canyon, Benicia, Cordelia, Fairfield, Rio Vista & Vallejo.  We are your firefighters, dedicated to providing the professional emergency services that our citizens deserve.

Our primary mission is to safely protect the lives and property of our citizens. We value customer service as the foundation of our organization. We consider our community members part of our extended family and strive to ensure we treat them with respect and dignity.

We will always be there to answer the call.

Our organization is affiliated with the International Association of Fire Fighters and California Professional Firefighters


News & Information

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Wildfire Preparation Tips From IAFF 1186

Mar 21, 2021
Your Wildfire Action Plan must be prepared, and familiar to all members of your household well in advance of a wildfire. Use the checklist below to help create your plan. Each family’s plan will be different, depending on a variety of issues, needs, and situations.

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Vallejo Waterfront Weekend

Nov 05, 2019
The annual Vallejo Waterfront Weekend took place in early October. Offering attendees great views of Mare Island and fun activities for the whole family, your local firefighters were happy to once again staff the Charity Beer Garden!

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Pouring For A Cause

Aug 13, 2019
Local Firefighters raise over $5,000 for local families in need.

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IAFF 1186 Firefighters Hall Receives A Face Lift!

Aug 07, 2019
IAFF 1186 Firefighters have made their commitment to their local community visible!

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Charity BBQ A Success!

Jun 17, 2019
For the second year, local firefighters hosted a charity fundraiser BBQ on Father’s Day weekend at Bruehol Brewing, in Benicia, raising nearly $2,000.

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Red Flag Warnings

Jun 08, 2019
Saturday’s heat and wind in Napa and Sonoma counties prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Red Flag warning for those areas through Sunday afternoon

  • 1186 PSA 11-4-19

In Our Community

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Vallejo Firefighters Celebrate A Very SUPER Birthday!

Mar 21, 2021
On Wednesday March 10, several local first responder agencies came together to celebrate a very special birthday. Michael Reading, known to local firefighters as "SUPER MICHAEL" rang in his birthday in style.

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Second Annual Charity BBQ

Jun 11, 2019
Looking for Father's Day plans? Your local firefighters will be hosting their second annual CHARITY BBQ at Bruehol Brewing in Benicia, on June 16th.

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Vallejo Admirals

May 29, 2019
IAFF Local 1186 is proud to sponsor the National Anthem once again at our local professional ball club, the Vallejo Admirals!


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Solano Napa Firefighters Foundation

While our professional firefighters have responded to emergencies of all types for over 100 years, we felt there was more that we could do to serve our community members in need. And so, in 2013, we established the Solano Napa Firefighters Foundation.

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