The Lathrop-Manteca Firefighters are saddened to hear of the tragic death and injury to our fellow firefighters of the LACoFD.  Our prayers are with the families involved and hope some light will be shed on this tragic event.  We wish for a speedy recovery to the LACoFD Captain who was injured, and ask that you support the families that are mourning.  As firefighters, we take pride to serving our communities and are face tragedy on a daily basis.  It is a reminder that we are not immune to these tragedies.  The LACoFD has activated their PEER Support Teams which assist firefighters and their families dealing with stresses associated with their occupations.  As the investigation continues and details immerge we will have a better understanding of the events leading up to this tragic day.   May God bless all.

The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is a one-of-a-kind addiction treatment facility specializing in PTSD for IAFF members – and IAFF members only – who are struggling with addiction, PTSD other related behavioral health challenges to receive the help they need in taking the first steps toward recovery. It is a safe haven for members to talk with other members who have faced or overcome similar challenges.

Congratulations Lauren Silvia and Tyler Silva.  Lauren joins brothers and sisters as our newest firefighter.  Tyler was promoted to Captain.  We look  forward to  serving  with  you.