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Captain Dave Rosa’s Celebration of Life/Memorial services
On behalf of Local 372 President Rex Pritchard:

“The support of the IAFF and the CPF has been overwhelming and so appreciative. The support of local’s from across the nation has been equally amazing and much appreciated. On behalf of the Local 372 Board of Directors, I would like to invite all sworn fire fighters to join us in celebrating the life of our fallen Brother, Captain David Rosa, at our union hall immediately after the ceremony. Our union hall is located at 2201 Cherry (cross street is Hill). Parking for members who are attending on fire engines will be on Cherry Street south of the union hall and on Hill Street. Members who are in personal vehicles will be able to park in parking lots just west of the union hall and at the neighboring elementary schools. Local 372 will have food and drink for all those attending and a guest book for locals to sign and offer condolences that we will give to the family”.

“This has hit our membership extremely hard and we truly appreciate all the support, especially the Rosa family. The Rosa family told me that they thought the fire family was limited to the Long Beach Fire Department / IAFF Local 372 and didn’t realize that the fire family is nationwide. We ask that union leadership spread the word through email, phone calls, texts, etc. We ask that people do not post on social media, as we want this strictly for our IAFF brothers and sisters.”

Five years ago today…

On June 30, 2013, the wind-whipped Yarnell Hill wildfire turned suddenly and killed 19 members of Prescott’s Granite Mountain Hotshots as they moved to re-engage the inferno, 30 miles south of Prescott.

The fire raged into Yarnell, a community of about 650 people, destroying more than 120 homes. In all, the blaze consumed 8,400 acres before firefighters at last contained it on July 10 2013.

Kevin Woyjeck, oldest son of our brother Captain Joe Woyjeck, was a member of the Granite Mountain Hotshot crew who was one of the 19 that perished that day.

We ask all our members today to take a moment and remember Kevin and his crew. Today will be a difficult day for Kevin’s family as well as the families of all the fallen members of the Granite Mountain Hot Shot Crew

The fallen firefighters, our IAFF brothers are:

Kevin Woyjeck, 21 Andrew Ashcraft, 29 Robert Caldwell, 23
Travis Carter, 31 Dustin Deford, 24 Christopher MacKenzie, 30
Eric Marsh, 43 Grant McKee, 21 Sean Misner, 26
Scott Norris, 28 Wade Parker, 22 John Percin, 24
Anthony Rose, 23 Jesse Steed, 36 Joe Thurston, 32
Travis Turbyfill, 27 William Warneke, 25 Clayton Whitted, 28
Garret Zuppiger, 27

Today in their honor from 10 AM to 2 PM the Los Angeles County Firefighters Museum located at 16400 Bellfower Blvd., Bellflowerwill be opening their doors and welcome everyone to visit, share stories and morn the loss of these 19 heroes.

ALL are welcome.

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2 days ago

Los Angeles County Firefighters, IAFF Local 1014

Our Los Angeles County Fire Department Urban Search and Rescue Team, California Task Force 2 has been hard at work in North Carolina aiding in the rescue, relief and recovery effort following #HurricaneFlorence #UnionStrong #OneTeamOneFight #MutualAid

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👋🏻👋🏻👏👏🙌🙌👨‍🚒👨‍🚒🙏🙏🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

Well done!! Stay safe!!

Jennifer Cheng Ramirez

Great job ! Well done!! Thank you for everything you do day in and day out putting your lives on the line for others!!! Be careful out there!!!

Good job Boyz’s..

So.Cal's best great job very proud.

Y’all make us proud fellas! Keep up the good work!

Thanks to all of you

Be safe ❤

Proud of my brothers

Thank you all. You are very much appreciated and all of NC is thankful. I am thankful. And I am proud that my dad, Mario GonzalesMario, is part of an amazing family. THANK YOU!!!

Great job guys!

Proud of all of you. Great job! Be safe.

😱👍🙏🙏 Be safe! Pride respect, community & honor!!

Prayers and thank 4 ur dedication stay safe

David Whitley

U guys are all amazing. Thank you for all you do above and beyond!

Thank you! ❤️ Stay safe

You're All incredible! We're so fortunate to have you!! #Respect #StaySafe Thank you for everything you do! Hugs to all of you!!

Be Safe!!

Former LACoFD Dispatcher, now living in Western NC, thx u guys. 😚

You’re all amazing. Thank you. Be safe and may God be with you. Divinely protected.

So proud!!! Be safe

Thank you!!

We can’t thank you and all the teams from all over the country enough. From the bottom of our heart thank you.

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3 days ago

Los Angeles County Firefighters, IAFF Local 1014

In 2 hours... #NeverForget.... Please join us as we remember, reflect, and honor our fallen. #Pride and #Tradition call all of us to be a part of this Ceremony. Uniformed Personnel... Present Arms. #Solidarity

youtu.be/tbtHVN-ZKqsThe 32nd IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 15 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. At this year’s memorial service, the...
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4 days ago

Los Angeles County Firefighters, IAFF Local 1014

Brothers & Sisters,

First, I want to thank all our members who showed up at the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, September 11th to show solidarity and resolve for making lasting changes to the Los Angeles County Fire Department regarding the behavioral health of our members. On Tuesday, Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Supervisor Janice Hahn's joint motion to increase behavioral health services to LA County first responders was unanimously passed by the Board of Supervisors. While this is a victory, the fight isn’t over yet. We need to remain vigilant and actively continue this discussion for the sake of our brothers and sisters and our families.

Hopefully, this week you have also been participating in the department-wide Behavioral Health Safety Stand Down and engaging in kitchen table sessions with behavioral health and suicide awareness as the focus. Please continue to utilize the resources in your stations via the Local 1014 Mental Health Resources poster.

A special thank you to everyone who testified and shared their stories whether it was at the Board of Supervisors meeting, at the stations or with your peers. There is no doubt that your courage to tell your story helped our brothers and sisters and helped erase the stigma. Thank you.

We made a difference this week! We brought light to the growing problem of suicide, post-traumatic and cumulative stress injuries in the Fire Service. Your Executive Board has never been prouder to represent our members. #UnionStrong!!

Your Local 1014 Executive Board will continue to fight to ensure that as the bargaining process continues our elected officials and County representatives know that the health and welfare of our members needs be their number one priority. They need to step up and provide the resources we need to take care of our members, including the formation of a robust Behavioral Health Program.

Finally, tomorrow, the 32nd IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service will take place in Colorado Springs, Colorado. At this year’s memorial service, the IAFF will add 271 fallen fire fighters from the United States and Canada to the Wall of Honor. The Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial, located in the shadow of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, honors the sacrifice made by IAFF members who have given their lives in the line of duty.

The 2018 IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service will be broadcast live (www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbtHVN-ZKqs) via streaming video on Saturday, September 15 beginning at 11:00 a.m. (Mountain Time). Please take a moment tomorrow to remember the sacrifice of our fallen brothers and sisters. We shall never forget.

In Solidarity,

President Dave Gillotte and your Executive Board

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Terrific Job!

Thanks, Dave. Keep it happening!

Dave, BRILLIANT!

Dave Gillotte and 1014 exec board, great job!!

Well done Dave!!!

Outstanding Dave Gillotte & L1014 Executive Board

Great Job Dave!!

Nicely done Dave, and the board.

Nicely done and said Dave Gillotte. Proud to know you.

Great job Dave Gillotte

Excellent Work Dave!💪🏽🍻 Thank you Local 1014.👍🏽❤️🙏🏽

Keep the momentum going!!!! Wonderful!!

Thank you, Dave. We are grateful for your service and for all of your sisters and brothers who put their lives on the line everyday to ensure our communities are safe. #Grateful 💪🏼

This is firefighter appreciation month so I would like to say, Thank you

FANTASTIC presentation by 1014 President Dave Gillotte!👍👨‍🚒🚒

This is great!! Good job Dave Gillotte

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4 days ago

Los Angeles County Firefighters, IAFF Local 1014

Our Los Angeles County Fire Department Urban Search and Rescue Team, CA Task Force 2 has been activated by FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency for the #FlorenceHurricane2018. The 16-person swiftwater team deployed to Raleigh, North Carolina earlier this week. #MutualAid is one of the most critically important things we do as a department and as a union. We are proud to support our union members across the nation in the rescue, relief and recovery effort for #HurricaneFlorence. #UnionStrong #OneTeamOneFight

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Our Los Angeles County Fire Department Urban Search and Rescue Team, CA Task Force 2 has been activated by FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency for the #FlorenceHurricane2018. The 16-person swiftwater team deployed to Raleigh, North Carolina earlier this week. #MutualAid is one of the most critically important things we do as a department and as a union. We are proud to support our union members across the nation in the rescue, relief and recovery effort for #HurricaneFlorence. #UnionStrong #OneTeamOneFight

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Been through many hurricanes living in Fl. Stay safe out there!

Stay safe!

Be safe!

For someone who has just gone through Florence, thank you for your service. Where I live in Cary,NC it was a fall rainy windy day. I live just outside of Raleigh. The coast got the brunt of the storm with wind, rain and sea surges. Massive flooding and power outages. Gov. Cooper says approx 800,000 without power.

It's firefighter appreciaton month so thank you the all very much lots of love

That is two groups from la county that are on the east coast this group is urban search and rescue and also ocean county swift water rescue are still in the Danville va stea

Stay safe everyone...

To my dad's brothers, THANK YOU. Your sacrifices are appreciated more than you know. Mario GonzalesMario.

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6 days ago

Los Angeles County Firefighters, IAFF Local 1014

Breaking the silence ... breaking the stigma.

Los Angeles County Firefighters, IAFF Local 1014 firefighters are standing down for suicide awareness and behavioral health beginning with a tone out at 10:00a. Los Angeles County Fire Department's training branch created this video to start the conversation.

L.A. County's effort is part of a statewide stand down endorsed by California Professional Firefighters, CalChiefs (California Fire Chiefs Association), Cal OES and Cal-JAC. Learn how to participate at www.HealingOurOwn.org/lending-a-hand
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