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City firefighters rejoin national group
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McMinnville firefighters have recently rejoined the International Association of Firefighters, the nation’s largest organization representing emergency service professionals. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the organization represents more than 298,000 professional fire and emergency medical personnel who protect over 85 percent of American citizens. With the ultimate goal of providing enhanced protection for citizens, International Association of Firefighters members are provided with countless free educational opportunities that educate members in such areas as enhanced fire and rescue technique, fire prevention, occupational accident, and fatality reduction.The IAFF also works closely with federal government officials in support of grants such as the SAFER grant.