15,334

Medical Calls

3,354

Fires

752

Public Assists

161

Responders

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The covid-19 pandemic continues to affect our lives.Exercise,good nutrition & stress management are all critical for Firefighters & EMS personnel to stay well.Healthy eating is important to keep our immune system to top condition. Stay safe & stay healthy. @ChiefBoyes @PL416 ... See MoreSee Less

The covid-19 pandemic continues to affect our lives.Exercise,good nutrition & stress management are all critical for Firefighters & EMS personnel to stay well.Healthy eating is important to keep our immune system to top condition. Stay safe & stay healthy. @ChiefBoyes  @PL416

There are many changes we can make to help reduce the risk factors for cancer. #FFCancerMonth #FightFFCancer ... See MoreSee Less

There are many changes we can make to help reduce the risk factors for cancer. #FFCancerMonth #FightFFCancer

Fire fighter occupational cancer is the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths in the fire service. In 2019, more than 75% of the names of fire fighters added to the IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Wall of Honor were of members who died from occupational cancer ... See MoreSee Less

Fire fighter occupational cancer is the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths in the fire service. In 2019, more than 75% of the names of fire fighters added to the IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Wall of Honor were of members who died from occupational cancer

Firefighters work in uncontrolled environments. Our members are exposed to hazards at high levels for varying lengths of time, unlike other professions. #FFCancerMonth #FightFFCancer ... See MoreSee Less

Firefighters work in uncontrolled environments. Our members are exposed to hazards at high levels for  varying lengths of time, unlike other professions.  #FFCancerMonth #FightFFCancer

2 of 2 March 9th. The exam committee hopes to have communication out early next week with an update. Working on contingency plans to adhere to all of restrictions currently in place in consultation with Peel Public Health. @BramptonFireES @DC_RMartin @drew_boys @ChiefBoyes ... See MoreSee Less

2 of 2 March 9th. The exam committee hopes to have communication out early next week with an update. Working on contingency plans to adhere to all of restrictions currently in place in consultation with Peel Public Health.  @BramptonFireES @DC_RMartin @drew_boys @ChiefBoyes
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The covid-19 pandemic continues to affect our lives.Exercise,good nutrition & stress management are all critical for Firefighters & EMS personnel to stay well.Healthy eating is important to keep our immune system to top condition. Stay safe & stay healthy. @ChiefBoyes  @PL416
There are many changes we can make to help reduce the risk factors for cancer. #FFCancerMonth #FightFFCancer
Fire fighter occupational cancer is the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths in the fire service. In 2019, more than 75% of the names of fire fighters added to the IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Wall of Honor were of members who died from occupational cancer
Firefighters work in uncontrolled environments. Our members are exposed to hazards at high levels for  varying lengths of time, unlike other professions.  #FFCancerMonth #FightFFCancer
2 of 2 March 9th. The exam committee hopes to have communication out early next week with an update. Working on contingency plans to adhere to all of restrictions currently in place in consultation with Peel Public Health.  @BramptonFireES @DC_RMartin @drew_boys @ChiefBoyes
1 of 2 All @BPFFA1068 members planning to compete for the upcoming @BramptonFireES District Chief and Captain exams scheduled on March 9th. An update for the members planning to participate.  After a meeting with the administration team the goal is to still conduct these exams on
Did you know that chronic exposure to heat, smoke and toxicants, whether visible or not, can put fire fighters at a higher risk for developing cancer? #FFCancerMonth #FightFFCancer
January Is Fire Fighter Cancer Awareness Month! We will be sharing resources over the next few weeks on how to become more educated and raise awareness about why cancer cases are on the rise in the fire service. #FFCancerMonth #FightFFCancer
Happy New Year to all! 2020 was one of the most challenging years we have faced in many generations. While 2021 does promise to be a year of hope in dealing with COVID-19, we must remain vigilant today and do our part in helping to stop the spread in our communities @PL416
As we celebrate NYE this evening, a reminder to only celebrate with members of your household to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Also, as we all are encouraged to stay home this year, there should be absolutely no instances of impaired driving tonight.
After 22 years with @BramptonFireES , Office Coordinator Jayne Leacock is retiring. Thank you for the dedication you have given to the department and always being the go-to person for our members when they need assistance!! @chiefboyes
Merry Christmas to all the residents of Brampton who are celebrating today and to all our members. Special thanks to our 82 members of suppression and Our communication staff working today to serve the @CityBrampton residents. #MerryChristmas who are working today and keeping the city safe along with our first responder partners. @peel_pa @OPSEU277 @IAFF1212 @PL416 @ChiefBoyes
We would like to wish a Merry Christmas to all the residents of Brampton who are celebrating today and to all our members. Special thanks to our 82 members who are working today and keeping the city safe. @PL416 @ChiefBoyes
This holiday season, give well wishes safely to loved ones and not the gift of COVID-19. Avoid large gatherings and only celebrate Christmas with members of your household. Help us stop the spread of COVID-19 and keep our community safe
We have made a donation of gift cards from our Helping Hands fund that will be given to children who have to spend Christmas in the Pediatric Unit at Brampton Civic Hospital.  @OslerHealth
All @BPFFA1068 members we have launched our new association website. Please check it out bramptonfirefighters.ca all members should have received an email with your login information if you didn't please check your trash folder.
We are sad to hear of the tragic & sudden passing of Peel Regional Police Constable Bancroft Wright Dec.11,2020,18yr veteran.This has had a profound impact as he was an iconic figure in the community. You’re in our prayers & won’t be forgotten.@ChiefBoyes @PL416 @BramptonFireES
We have recently made a $750.00 Helping Hands fund donation to the Madoc Drive Public School for their Food 4 The Holidays program, with the goal of feeding 35-45 families over the holidays.
We have made a $1,000 donation from our Helping Hands fund to The Brampton Blazers of the Brampton Girls Softball Association. @BgsaSoftball72
We are proud to support the North Bramalea United Church’s 2020 Caring and Sharing program with a cheque for $2,000.00 from our Helping Hands fund. The program supports 75+ families with grocery vouchers for meals as well as gift cards for their children to help them celebrate #Christmas2020 #givingback
On November 30th the Singh family had a pretty significant fire. Unfortunately they lost everything that they owned. Today President @PL416 and Treasurer @dgl318 along with the P211 crew presented the family with a $1,000 cheque from our helping hands fund to assist the family.
Thanks to @iaff1068 for their very generous donation to Caring and Sharing today !
A big thank you to everyone who donated to our Movember team. In total we have raised $21,432 which is double our amount from last year! These funds will go towards helping mens mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer and testicular cancer.
As Remembrance Day comes to an end, it’s important to continue raising awareness year round. It is estimated that 2,250 Veterans use homeless shelters each year in Canada. Orgs, such as @RoyalCdnLegion support our veterans and we have donated $570 to support their work.
"In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky.
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below." 
Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae. #lestweforget
ATTENTION CANADIAN AFFILIATES
 
We have received reports regarding a telemarketing campaign soliciting money for the Canadian Firefighters Curling Association. This may lead to confusion with your association and local residents may contact you with questions about the organization.
 
Please advise anyone with questions about the Canadian Firefighters Curling Association that they are not affiliated with you or the IAFF, and that any concerns should be directed to that organization through its Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CFFCA/.
Welcome Deputy Rob Martin to the team. We are looking forward to working with you in your new role!
Today our Movember truck will be in service, responding to emergencies all across Brampton. Help us raise awareness for men’s mental health and suicide , prostate cancer and testicular cancer by donating to our Movember team by clicking here: http://mvmbr.co/3ejNY02
Join us October 19 at 7 pm for a Virtual Firefighter Career Information Session. 
Learn about what a career with @BramptonFireES has to offer, including a competitive salary, flexibility, benefits and more! 
Register here: ow.ly/LUuR50BRr34
BFES Local 1068 wishes you A Happy Thanksgiving weekend to our followers and residents of Brampton! A reminder to be fire safe as you cook this weekend and to follow the Peel Public Health guidelines on indoor gatherings.
For the months of Oct. and Nov. some of our members will wearing special epaulettes in support of both Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Movember.  Watch out for our wrapped fire truck in support of Movember that will be out in service soon! Big thanks to Brother Matthew Caldwell in organizing this initiative.
Thank a teacher who has significantly impacted your life. Today Oct 5,100 countries around the world celebrate World Teacher's Day to raise awareness of the important role of teachers worldwide. BFES appreciates all teachers.  #WorldTeachersDay @chiefboyes
Today is the start of Fire Prevention Week! This year, we are focusing on the importance of cooking safety since it is the number one cause of home fires for the residents we protect. Follow us during the week to learn some important kitchen safety tips
Please take a moment of silence today at 1:00 PM to remember and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice. #opffa2020fallen @PL416
On October 4th we would have gathered at the Queens Park Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial to honour the fallen. Although we are not able to gather, we can still be together in solidarity by honouring our fallen member(s) with a moment of silence at 1:00pm this Sunday October 4th.
Join IAFF locals across Canada this October by wearing pink to raise awareness for breast cancer. #IAFFinPink​ #firefightersinPink @BPFFA1068 @BramptonFireES @PL416 @ChiefBoyes
Brothers & Sisters,of @BPFFA1068 
Today, Sept.19 at 11a.m. (Mountain Time) the IAFF 2020 Fallen FireFighter Memorial will have a Virtual Remembrance to honor our fallen whose names will forever be etched onto the Wall of Honor. Details below. @PL416 @ChiefBoyes @BramptonFireES #lodd #honour #remember #support #tradition #iaff
2020 CANADIAN FIREFIGHTER MEMORIAL SERVICE Due to pandemic, CFFF will conduct a virtual service to honour all those firefighters that gave their lives in service to Canadians. live stream begins Sept.13 - 1100 hrs EST at facebook.com/CFFF.FCPMS. @PL416 @BramptonFireES @BfesGuard
Sisters and Brothers,
Please join us on Saturday, September 19 at 11:00 a.m. (Mountain Time) for our 2020 Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Virtual Remembrance to honor our fallen whose names will forever be etched onto our Wall of Honor. #lodd #remember #support #honour
Our fundraising effort with the Dominos locations in Brampton is still going! If you enjoy pizza (and lets be honest, who doesn't), purchase a coupon book for $25 and help us raise money to give back to those in need. Click link for info! cutt.ly/md0badM @dominoscanada
Aug 12 at Station 201 the @BfesGuard along with @PL416 attended the piping out ceremony honoring the last day for Deputy Chief Gatto. Good luck in your future endeavors Pete!
We have partnered with all the Dominos locations in Brampton to raise money for local charities. If you enjoy pizza (and lets be honest, who doesn't), purchase a coupon book for $25 and help us raise money to give back to those in need. Click link for info! https://cutt.ly/md0badM
President Lecompte and the Bargaining team are pleased to report that we have reached a tentative deal with the @CityBrampton @BramptonFireES details will be released in the coming days regarding the ratification meeting. @BPFFA1068
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