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IAFF Election Results
The PFANJ congratulates IAFF General President Elect Edward "Edzo" Kelly and General Secretary-Treasurer Frank Lima on their elections. The results are official when the 55th Convention reconvenes at 1:00 p.m. (ET) on March 10, 2021, and the Election Committee Chair reports the results to the delegates. The PFANJ also thanks PFANJ 1st Vice President Anthony Tarantino for serving on the Election Committee. The result of the election is as follows: General President: Edward A. Ke...

The PFANJ Welcomes Bordentown Township Fire District #1 Into the IAFF and PFANJ!
The PFANJ congratulates and welcomes the career firefighters from Bordentown Township Fire District #1 into the IAFF and PFANJ. These new members will join Shop 32 of Burlington County IAFF Local 3091.

US Surpasses 500,000 COVID-19 Related Deaths - Including 37 Active Duty IAFF Members
President Joe Biden has ordered all United States flags on all public buildings and grounds to be flown at half staff until sunset February 26, 2021 to remember the more than 500,000 American lives lost to COVID-19.The 500,000 deaths include 37 active International Association of Fire Fighters members who have died in the line of duty from the virus.

Bill Allowing "20 and Out" for PFRS Members Advances in State Assembly
The New Jersey State Assembly Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow the people enrolled in the Police and Fire Retirement System to retire an receive 50% of their final pay in pension payments after 20 years on the job regardless of their age. FULL STORY: https://newjerseyglobe.com/leg...

Safety Alert from NJ Division of Fire Safety - Scott AV3000HT Facepieces
A critical safety alert from the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety and an important reminder for all members to routinely check their PPE.

Covid-19 Vaccine & Worker's Comp Insurance
At our last state meeting, a question was asked regarding any potential issues arising from a member receiving the Covid-19 vaccine and having an adverse reaction. Please see below for the information we received from our Workers' Comp Attorney: ...

NJ FIRST RESPONDER COVID HOPE & HEALING HELPLINE
The NJ First Responder COVID Hope & Healing Helpline is now available for all New Jersey first responders (fire, EMS, law enforcement, Veteran or military) and family members to provide additional support during this pandemic. You can reach them at (833) 237-4325 or find more information at www.risefirstresponders.com or on Facebook @RISENJFirstResponders. The mission of RISE, NJ First Responders Covid Hope & Healing Helpline, is to provide live Covid crisis counseling support, ...