As FIRST RESPONDERS - To maintain the highest standards of service to the citizens of Louisiana when responding to a fire or medical emergency.
As PROFESSIONALS – Dedication to our jobs, our families and community. To continually work on behalf of our brothers and sisters in the fire service to prevent injury and death in the line of duty.
Through our FUNDRAISER - To create and maintain viable programs that help us protect the lives and property of everyone in Louisiana.
Today, nearly 4000 Fire Fighters and Emergency Medical Technicians are proud to be members of the Professional Fire Fighters of Association of Louisiana. Although our programs help protect the lives of every citizen and every fire fighter in the state, our members include the professional fire fighters of:
Abbeville, Alexandria, Amite, Baker, Bastrop, Baton Rouge, Bayou Cane, Benton, Bogalusa, Bossier City, Bossier Parish, Caddo Parish (District 1 & 6), Carlyss, Covington, Crowley, Denham Springs, Eunice, Grambling, Hammond, Harahan, Houma, Jefferson Parish & Jefferson Parrish Dist 3, Kenner, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Leesville, Madisonville, Mandeville, Monroe, Morgan City, Natchitoches, New Iberia, Ouachita Parish, Pearl River, Pineville, Prairieville, Rapides Parish, Ruston, Shreveport, Slidell, St. Bernard Parish, St. George, St. John Parish, St. Landry & St. Landry Dist 1, St Tammany, Sulphur, Ville Platte, Westbank, W. Baton Rouge, West Monroe and Zachary.
Thanks to your support, you are enabling us to carry on our many outstanding projects and other member benefits that are close to the hearts of your fire fighters. Some of these projects are:
•PURCHASE and PROVIDE Pulse Oximeters to fire fighters throughout Louisiana. By measuring Oxygen Saturation (SpO2), Carbon Monoxide (SpCO) and monitoring pulse rate, these specialized devices provide life saving information to our first responders when seconds count.
•IN CONJUNCTION with the LSU Fire & Emergency Training Institute (FETI) and LSU-Eunice we will continue to sponsor the annual Company Officer Leadership Conference. This event features some of Louisiana’s most knowledgeable and highly respected fire service and emergency response professionals as well as special guests from around the country. The courses covered help our fire fighters better serve citizens as well as prevent injury and death in the line of duty.
•PROUDLY SPONSORING children to attend “Camp I’m Still Me”. This regional burn camp has provided hundreds of young Louisiana burn victims a fun, safe environment in which to help rebuild their lives.
•CREATE AWARENESS of Fire Fighter and Emergency Medical Technician injuries, occupational illnesses and the hazards Fire Fighters and Emergency Medical Technicians are exposed to as well as supporting efforts to improve benefits for Fire Fighters and EMTs injured in the line of duty.
•SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS dedicated to improving lives of the people of Louisiana. These include Muscular Dystrophy Association, Life Shares Blood Drives and Burn Centers.
•SUPPORT of LAWS that will benefit the members of the fire service and help make Louisiana a safer place to work, live and raise our families.
•PARTNERING with the American Heart Association to implement CPR and Automated External Defibrillator instruction to Louisiana high school students as required by state law beginning 2015