Phoenix firefighters instrumental in opening addiction recovery center

We are proud of the advances we have made towards this issue. Our families depend on our wellness and World-class, service delivery requires healthy Firefighters. FULL STORY: HERE

Firefighter Christmas!

Probably our favorite and most rewarding event of the year is our annual “Firefighter Christmas” event. This morning Almost 200 firefighters from the United Phoenix Firefighters and their families took 140 children on a…
Phoenix Firefighters Active Shooter Drill

Hopefully We Will Never Have to Deal With the Real Thing

Hopefully we will never have to deal with the real thing. If it does happen, your first responders will be ready. Studies indicate that mortality rates in these kinds of incidents increase drastically the longer it takes for the wounded to receive…

WARNING: Signature Collectors Do NOT Represent Us

WARNING: The paid signature collectors that are gathering signatures in Phoenix to “save firefighter and police pensions” do NOT represent us. They are gathering signatures for a proposed initiative by the name of “Responsible Budgets…

A Monumental Day for First Responders in Arizona

A monumental day for First Responders in Arizona as Governor Ducey signs into law HB2501 that provides Police Officers and Firefighters with state supported PTSD counseling and support. A huge thank you to Representative Paul Boyer, Representative…
Paying Tribute to Juston Doherty

Paying Tribute to the Life of One of Our Finest

A solemn day as we pay tribute to the life of one of our absolute finest. Services were held today for Firefighter Juston Doherty who was also a Captain and Infantry/Ranger in the U.S. Army. In addition to serving 15 years as a Firefighter with…
Father Daniel Richards

Phoenix Fire Department Announces It’s New Chaplain

Chief Kara Kalkbrenner and UPFFA President Steve Beuerlein are honored to announce the appointment of our new Phoenix Fire Department Chaplain, Father Daniel Richards. In addition to his new duties as PFD Chaplain, Father Richards currently…

Politicians Salute Our Sacrifices Yet Things Like This Occur…

Sadly typical these days. Politicians, city leaders publicly salute our sacrifices yet things like this occur in the background. Nothing says thank you for your service to a grieving family like a medical lien. https://www.themaven.net/blu…
Juston Doherty

With Great Sadness We Announce the Passing of Phoenix Firefighter Juston Doherty

It is with a very heavy heart and great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Phoenix Firefighter Juston Doherty. Brother Doherty was found deceased of apparent natural causes in his quarters while on active military maneuvers at the…
Request presented for Surprise Firefighters to merge with United Phoenix Firefighters

Request Presented to Approve Merger of Surprise Firefighters into the United Phoenix Firefighters

A historic day for our organization in Washington DC as UPFFA President Steve Beuerlein and Surprise Firefighters President Mike Payne present IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger and District 10 VP Frank Lima with a formal request to…