INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE FIGHTERS
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Sworn in this morning, Probationary Firefighter/Paramedic Nick Pieta. Congratulations and welcome to VPFD. Good luck on probation!
Today, four Villa Park Firefighter-Paramedics received the “Run of the Month” award from Elmhurst Hospital. This award is given in recognition of excellent emergency medical service in the field.
The Villa Park VFW is hosting a blood drive tomorrow, March 24th. There is an immediate need for Type B and O blood. Please help out if you can.
Please keep IAFF brother Ted Polashek in your thoughts and prayers. Ted is a member of Cicero Firefighters Local 717. He was severely injured while fighting a fire in Cicero yesterday.
This week, Villa Park hosted the Division 12 Technical Rescue Team drill. This month, the scenario was a simulated “L” trench collapse and rescue.
The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is a one-of-a-kind addiction treatment facility specializing in PTSD for IAFF members – and IAFF members only – who are struggling with addiction, PTSD other related behavioral health challenges to receive the help they need in taking the first steps toward recovery. It is a safe haven for members to talk with other members who have faced or overcome similar challenges.