For over 15 years, members of the FFCF team have observed and noted the consistent and increasing numbers of Boston Firefighters diagnosed and lost to occupational cancer. Dr. Michael Hamrock and IAFF Local 718 continue to fight tirelessly to address the needs of the Boston Fire workforce and their families. Fire Commissioner Joe Finn rose through the ranks and now champions these heroes, past and present in an effort to change this deadly trend and memorialize the souls that have passed.
We commend the efforts of Local 718 representatives (past and present), the PFFM and Commissioner Finn for their exceptional efforts to bring and keep firefighter cancer on the forefront and improve a culture of service that is killing our members. Read more here.