About local 493

The United Phoenix Firefighters, Local 493 is the local chapter of the International Association of Firefighters that represents the professional firefighters of Chandler, Glendale, Peoria, Phoenix, Tempe and Surprise. We represent and support the firefighters of these cities and advocate for the jurisdictions they serve.

We are passionate about delivering world-class emergency services, performing charitable works, and doing whatever we can do to serve our citizens both on and off duty.