Local 479 is a charter of the International Association of Fire Fighters, and represents more than 600 uniformed personnel of the Tucson Fire Department as well as the uniformed personnel of the South Tucson Fire Department and the Tucson Airport Authority Fire Department. More than 98 percent of Tucson Fire Fighters belong to the TFFA.
Tucson Fire Department is the second largest municipal fire department in Arizona, and operates 22 fire stations. Currently, TFD has 23 engine companies, 7 ladder companies, and 17 paramedic companies in service. It also boasts specialized heavy rescue, hazardous materials, mass casualty and mobile command center equipment, as well as a 158 acre, state-of-the-art public safety training academy.
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