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Today we celebrated five new promotions. Four Lieutenants and one Interim Fire Chief joined the ranks today.
Congratulations to all and stay safe.
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6 days ago

Oakland Firefighters Local 55

As March draws to a close and April 1st rapidly approaches #youroaklandfirefighters are proud to announce the “union retirement” of Dan Robertson! He’s not retiring from the #OFD just yet, but for the first time since 1993 he won’t be an elected Union Official for Local 55!
An Oakland kid through and through- @ofd20dr has held nearly every post in our great Union, and led us through thick and thin as our General President. He proudly represented Local 55 as the only charter Local in the @iaff_team10th district at the #IAFF ‘s 100 year convention in 2018.
Generations of #oaklandfirefighters are all better off because of his leadership, sacrifice, and lifelong commitment to service and #organizedlabor .

HIM! HIM! ......you #oakland folks know the rest..

THANK YOU DAN!

#strongertogether
#organizedlabor
#localhero
#Enjoyyourphonenotringing

@ Oakland Firefighters Local 55
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As March draws to a close and April 1st rapidly approaches #youroaklandfirefighters are proud to announce the “union retirement” of Dan Robertson! He’s not retiring from the #OFD just yet, but for the first time since 1993 he won’t be an elected Union Official for Local 55! An Oakland kid through and through- @ofd20dr has held nearly every post in our great Union, and led us through thick and thin as our General President. He proudly represented Local 55 as the only charter Local in the @iaff_team10th district at the #IAFF ‘s 100 year convention in 2018. Generations of #oaklandfirefighters are all better off because of his leadership, sacrifice, and lifelong commitment to service and #organizedlabor . HIM! HIM! ......you #oakland folks know the rest.. THANK YOU DAN! #strongertogether #organizedlabor #localhero #Enjoyyourphonenotringing @ Oakland Firefighters Local 55Image attachmentImage attachment

#youroaklandfirefighters are so moved by everyone in #TheTown stepping up in these crazy times and doing what they can to help. A big shout out to @wrightandbrown for creating a different kind of #craftcocktail ! #handsanitizer for the win!
Stay safe, stay healthy, maintain #socialdistancing and WASH YOUR HANDS!

#oakland
#firefighter
#covıd19
#coronavairus
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#youroaklandfirefighters are so moved by everyone in #thetown stepping up in these crazy times and doing what they can to help. A big shout out to @wrightandbrown for creating a different kind of #craftcocktail ! #handsanitizer for the win! Stay safe, stay healthy, maintain #socialdistancing and WASH YOUR HANDS! #oakland #firefighter #covıd19 #coronavairus

IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFO to share with the public:
Right now, write up a medical history and medication list for every member of your family and make sure it's handy (And in your ICE file on your phone). Many, many hospitals and EMS are not allowing ANYONE to accompany a patient to the hospital. If you or a loved one has to go the hospital for ANY reason you don't want EMS, doctors or nurses missing key information. Most of us have plenty of time on our hands right now. So, no excuses! Do it today. Stay healthy and share this with family and friends.
#covid_19
#ice
#MedicalID
#PSA
#washyourhands
#socialdistancing
#firestatter
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IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFO to share with the public: Right now, write up a medical history and medication list for every member of your family and make sure its handy (And in your ICE file on your phone). Many, many hospitals and EMS are not allowing ANYONE to accompany a patient to the hospital. If you or a loved one has to go the hospital for ANY reason you dont want EMS, doctors or nurses missing key information. Most of us have plenty of time on our hands right now. So, no excuses! Do it today. Stay healthy and share this with family and friends. #covid_19 #ice #medicalid #psa #washyourhands #socialdistancing #firestatter
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Oakland firefighters, IAFF Local 55 is a charter member of the International Association of Firefighters, the international labor union for the more than 300,000 firefighters across the US and Canada. Local 55 was amongst the first 100 firefighter’s unions that founded the IAFF on February 28, 1918, and Local 55 is the only charter member in the IAFF’s 10th district. Oakland Firefighters Local 55 protects the wages, benefits, and working conditions of it’s proud members and is an integral part of the Oakland community. Since the founding of the Local 55 Charity Fund, we have donated over 1 million dollars to charities in and around Oakland. Your Oakland Firefighters partner with schools, houses of worship, corporate, community based, charitable and philanthropic organizations to improve the Town wherever possible. We are proud to be #youroaklandfirefighters