Salt Lake Retired Firefighters
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SLRFA Links
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Local Links
Suddenly Single: Essential Legal and Financial StepsYou Need to Take
During the First Days and Weeks Following the Death of Your Spouse

(URS publication, pdf, 348 kb)
Salt Lake City Fire Department

Salt Lake City Fire Fighters IAFF Local 1645
Unified Fire Authority (Formerly the Salt Lake County Fire Department)
Salt Lake County Professional Fire Fighters IAFF Local 1696
Sandy City Fire Department
Murray Fire Department
Murray Firefighters IAFF Local 4821
West Valley City Fire Department
South Salt Lake City Fire Department
South Jordan Fire Department
South Davis Metro Fire Department
West Jordan Fire Department
Salt Lake City Corporation

Firefighters Credit Union
Salt Lake City Firemen's Relief Association
Utah Task Force One (Salt Lake Urban Search and Rescue)
Intermountain Burn Center Camps
Salt Lake Valley Firefighters Association (Backdraft Magazine)
The Salt Lake City Fire Department YouTube channel (various SLCFD current and historical videos)
SLCFD Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

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Historical Resources
The Salt Lake City Fire Department Collection (Annual reports, photos & more, Utah Valley University Digital Collections)
Utah Museum of Fire Service History & Firefighter Memorial
(A worthwhile visit. Also, they appreciate volunteers who can help at the museum and donations of old fire department stuff)
1883 Blaze Spurred Creation of Salt Lake City's Professional Fire Department (Article)
Unified Fire Authority (Wikipedia)
The Salt Lake City (Utah) Fire Department Photograph Collection (Inventory list, Utah State Historical Society)
Utah Fire and Rescue Academy History (UFRA website)
Salt Lake County Fire Dept.—A Look Back in Time (pdf, Backdraft Magazine, Sept., 1996, 400 kb)
Sandy—a Century of Service. . . A Look at the Fire Department (pdf, Backdraft Magazine, 1993, 789 kb)
In Memory of Those Who Have Gone Before ( pdf, SLCoFD, Backdraft Magazine, 1996, 415 kb)
The Royal Order of the Condor (pdf, SLCFD, Backdraft Magazine, 2007, 598 kb)
Salt Lake City's Ottinger Hall Holds Important Place in Utah's Fire Service History (pdf, Backdraft Magazine, August, 2007, 1.25 mb)
Salt Lake City Firefighters on Strike (1925): Part 1, The Bywater Hearings (pdf, Backdraft Magazine, July, 2002, 1.71 mb)
Salt Lake City Firefighters on Strike (1925): Part 2, The Walk-Out (pdf, Backdraft Magazine, November, 2002, 1.54 mb)
The Fire Service of Salt Lake City, Some of Its History and Highlights thru One Hundred Years, 1851 to 1951 (By Chief J.K. Piercey, 1951, pdf, 1.86 mb)
Salt Lake City Police and Fire Departments, Illustrated (pdf, 104 pages, published in August, 1901, 17.3 mb - Expect long download time!)
Old Fire Engine Gleams Anew (pdf, Salt Lake Tribune, February 3, 1974, 1.56 mb - Hugh Steele passed away in 2006)
SLCFD "Fully Involved" Newsletters (pdfs): Volume 1, Issue 1, 1991 (11 pages, 1.8 mb); Volume 1, Issue 4, 1991 (38 pages, 5.4 mb)
City Government Progress, 1938, Salt Lake City, Utah ( pdf, 102 pages, SLC Employees' Association yearbook, 14 mb - Expect long download time!)
Rules and Regulations of the Salt Lake City Fire Department, 1894 (pdf, 41 pages, 6.5 mb, courtesy Leonard Iversen - Could require long download time!)
May 19, 1943, Victory Theatre Fire Claims Three (pdf, SLCFD, by Steve Lutz, 3 mb)
R.I.P. Orson Nebeker and The Crash of United 227 (pdf, SLCFD, November, 1965, by Steve Lutz, 66 kb)
Paul Hamilton June 19, 1943 (pdf, SLCFD, Newhouse Hotel LODD, by Steve Lutz, 1.47 mb)
Asa Hall Hancock, July 13, 1920 (pdf, SLCFD, Traffic accident LODD, by Steve Lutz,1.41 mb)
SLCFD Annual Reports (pdfs): 1940 (29 pages, 6.1 mb); 1941 (38 pages, 6 mb); 1943 (34 pages, 4.8 mb); 1961 (38 pages, 4.3 mb); 1963 (36 pages, 3.6 mb)
Utah State Firemen's Association 50th Anniversary Yearbook (pdf, 51 pages, 6.8 mb): Version to view on computer screen / Version to print
Salt Lake City Fire Department Orientation Manual, 1950 (pdf, 169 pages, 22 mb - Expect long download time!)
Salt Lake firefighters have battled blazes since 1853 (article & photos, April, 2010, by Marc Haddock, Deseret News) Link to text only pdf (78 kb)

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Salt Lake City's Health Insurance Plans & Other Resources
For retirees or active SLC Employees enrolled in PEHP Preferred Care or Advantage Care:
Public Employees Health Program (A wealth of info including provider listings on PEHP medical and dental. Register for access to myPEHP where you can check on claims, coverage levels and much more)
Medco (Medco Health mail order pharmacy benefits and Preferred Drug List)
Express Scripts (Pharmacy benefits and mail order service)
For retirees or active SLC Employees:
PEHP Plus (Discounts and specials on products and services beyond what insurance covers)
Healthy Utah (Offers programs that focus on weight control, diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure, stress management, nutrition, physical activity and tobacco cessation.)
Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs (Although not part of of our insurance plans, this free site offers consumers valuable information on prescription medicines.)
HELPS information: From the IAFF website. A tax benefit for public safety retirees to help pay for health insurance or long-term care insurance.
Veterans Angels, Inc.: A non-profit organization to help senior veterans and surviving spouses .

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Utah Links
Utah Retirement System (A wealth of retirement info for Utah public employees)
Utah Tier 1 Pension Information
(For firefighters who were hired before July 1, 2011)
Professional Fire Fighters of Utah
Joint Council of Fire Service Organizations (For firefighter issues at Utah Legislature)
Utah Fire Caucus (An organization of Utah legislators)
Utah State Firemen's Association (Includes link to info on death benefits for members)
Utah Fire and Rescue Academy
Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Utah Fire and Rescue Academy "Straight Tip" Newsletters
(pdf)
Utah State Fire Marshall's Office
Utah Legislature
Utah State Fire Chief's Association
Utah Training Officers Association
Utah Chapter, International Association of Arson Investigators
Utah Firefighter License Plate Info
Utah Fire Departments at firehouse.com
Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands
Firehouse Magazine profiles of Utah fire departments

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National Links
International Association of Fire Fighters
National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS)
Union Plus (Benefits for active and retired/active IAFF members)
National Fire Protection Association
U.S. Government Social Security Website
U.S. Government Medicare Website
Firehouse Magazine
Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) (National website)
Congressional Fire Services Institute (Congressional Fire Services Caucus)
The 911 Site, Fire Resources Page (U.S. and international fire departments and resources)
Fire Departments Net (More fire department listings)
The Fire Museum Network

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Retired Firefighter Organizations
The Retired Fort Worth Fire Fighters Association, Texas
Dallas Retired Fire Fighters Association, Texas
Oklahoma Retired Firefighters Association
United Retired Firefighters Association, F.D.N.Y., (with links to member F.D.N.Y. retiree associations)
California Professional Firefighters Callback Association
Retired Firefighters and Widows Association, Portland, Oregon
Association of Retired San Jose Police Officers & Firefighters, California
Retired Firefighters of D.C.F.D., Washington, D.C.
International Association of Fire Fighters Alumni
Association des Pompiers Retraités de Montréal, Montreal, Canada (In French)
Retired Firefighters of Australia, Western Australia Branch
Philadelphia Retired Firefighters' Association of Local 22 I.A.F.F., Pennsylvania
Retired Firefighters of Washington
Syracuse Retired Fire Fighters Association, New York
National Association of Retired Firefighters, Great Britain/Northern Ireland
Retired Firefighters Association of Queensland, Australia
Danbury Association of Retired Firefighters, Connecticut
Retired Detroit Police & Fire Fighters Association, Michigan
Jacksonville Retired Firefighter's Association, Florida
Howard County Retired Firefighters Association, Maryland
Central Ohio Retired Firefighters
Retired Firefighters & Widows Association, Portland, Oregon
The Retired Pollice & Firefighter Association of Evansville, Indiana


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