Tucson, Arizona – The Tucson Fire Fighter’s Association, Local 479, recently held their annual Tucson Firefighter’s Ball. The Local 479 is a charter of the International Association of Fire Fighters. More than 600 uniformed personnel are represented. The Tucson Fire Department is the second largest municipal fire department in Arizona, with 17 paramedic companies, 22 fire stations, 23 engine companies and 7 ladder companies.
They continue to raise funds for charitable causes, such as burn treatment, cancer research, Muscular Dystrophy Association and Adopt-A-Family to help families in Southern Arizona.