UFLAC Fire Foundation Burn Fund for Fire Station 9
Dear Brothers & Sisters,
On behalf of United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, IAFF Local 112 (UFLAC), let me express our profound gratitude for the outpouring of support that we have received for our injured Firefighters in the wake of the May 16th Major Emergency fire in Downtown Los Angeles.
As you know, a massive fireball engulfed 11 Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) Firefighters while they were battling a commercial building fire, sending all of them to the hospital with burn injuries of varying severity. A 12th Firefighter was later treated and released at the hospital for a minor extremity injury. Fortunately, at this time all are expected to survive, but face a long road to recovery.
Many of you have reached out to ask how you can help. In 2019, UFLAC created a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation for times like this so that every dollar collected goes directly to our LAFD Firefighters and their families in need. For those who feel inclined to support these Firefighters, please take a moment to visit the UFLAC Fire Foundation website to make a contribution that will go directly to these injured Firefighters and their families:https://www.uflac.org/product/uflac-fire-foundation-burned-firefighter-fund/
Whether it goes to pay for their families to be near them at the Hospital and Burn Center or helps to fund college for the children of those Firefighters who may not be able to return to duty, all contributions will go towards these brave First Responders who nearly gave their lives to protect Los Angeles.
On behalf of the UFLAC Executive Board, thank you for keeping our Firefighters in your thoughts and the overwhelming number of well-wishes during this challenging time.
Done. All my best to my LAFD brothers. Union Strong! L493
U will be strong and beautiful
United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, IAFF Local-112 I'm loyal to my Hometown of the City Of Los Angeles I've been praying for all at Fire Station 9....I just want all those Courageous Firefighter to be healed...I took up Nursing was a CNA for many years certified at one time First Aid/CPR AED....As I was watching the video of the Heroic Firefighters Climbing down the Fire Truck Ladder I just thought to myself Chemical/Electrical?? Third Degree Burns much time to recover possible skin graft...Flames from a fire .An electrical source.
Prayer for all of them and their families as they struggle and cope with such a tragic incident
Thanks and praying for our injures brothers.
You guys should sell tee's with that logo.. Wish the Brothers the best
Done.♡God bless these people and their families♡
#unionstrong Are thoughts are with you. L5209, Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada
Thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery for the brothers
Please donate! These guys deserve all we can give them.
The world saw the massive fire on Saturday night in Downtown Los Angeles where it took 230 LAFD Firefighters to extinguish a huge commercial fire and explosion in less than two hours. Fortunately, it appears that all of our Firefighters will survive this fire.
Unfortunately, nine of our LAFD Firefighters are still in the hospital, some in critical condition, as they all face a a long and grueling road ahead filled with multiple surgeries, recovery at the Grossman Burn Center, and lifelong injuries - some of which may prevent them from returning to the profession that they love, caring for the people of Los Angeles. In 2019 the United Firefighters of Los Angeles City (UFLAC) started a 501C3 charitable foundation with ZERO overhead, so that every dollar collected goes directly to our LAFD Firefighters and their families in need. For those who feel inclined to support these Firefighters- all of whom worked at Fire Station 9 in Skid Row in some of the toughest conditions imaginable for any Firefighter in America - please take a moment to click on the link below to make a contribution that will go directly to these Firefighters and their families. Whether it goes to pay for their out of town families to be near them at the Hospital and Burn Center, or helps to fund college for the children of those Firefighters who are no longer able to work again, EVERY DIME will go towards these brave first responders who nearly gave their lives on Saturday night to protect Los Angeles.
We know that times are hard for everyone right now, so anything you can do is appreciated and no amount is too small. Firefighters look out for us everyday. Now it’s time to give back and look out for them. Thank you for your consideration and may God continue to bless these LAFD Firefighters.