The Columbia Fire Fighters Association Local 4381 purchased and presented a Philips Heart Start On-Site Automated External defibrillator (AED) to Dr. Tina Weatherford principle of Brown Elementary School. The Columbia Fire Fighters Association also provided Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and AED training to over forty teachers as part of their yearly in-service education.
The Columbia Fire Fighters Association was able to provide this equipment and training to Brown Elementary School through the sale of concert tickets to the residents of Maury County. The Columbia Fire Fighters Association presents various music artists each spring and fall in concert in Nashville Tennessee. The proceeds from these events are also used to place public education materials in schools in Columbia, support local non-profit organizations and educate members of the association.
A.E.D. Donated to Brown Elementary School
Home Structure Fires
In 2008, home structure fires caused 83% of the
civilian fire deaths and 79% of the civilian fire
injuries. Homes include one-and two-family
homes, apartments, townhouses, row houses,
and manufactured homes
• Most (81%) non-confined home structure fires involving washers or
dryers began in a laundry room or area.
• Most of these home fires involve clothes dryers (92% in 2003-2006).
• The risk of fire is slightly higher for gas-fueled clothes dryers than for
electric-powered clothes dryers.
• The leading cause (29% of fires) of home clothes dryer and washer fires was
failure to clean.
Dear Fire Fighter Supporters:
I would like to take the opportunity to thank each and every one who is supporting us through the purchase of our ticket/vouchers to our family oriented events.
The Columbia Fire Fighters Association represents approximately 77 fire fighters in Columbia. Our members are employed by the City of Columbia. We represent the Association and not the city.
For your information, we are not a charity but a non-profit professional organization, therefore your ticket/voucher purchases are not tax deductible as a charitable contribution for Federal Income Tax.
Roy Brooks, President
Columbia Fire Fighter Safety Programs
Member Training, Education and Assistance Fund: To ensure members are properly trained and educated on issues that affect their health and safety; thereby, ensuring that the most effective service to our community is provided. Provides assistance to our members and members of the public safety family when tragedy befalls them or their loved one.
Support Maury County’s Chapter of The Red Cross: In an effort to provide local disaster preparedness and family relief in the form of home burn out assistance.
Continue To Support Youth Athletics: To assist less fortunate children who want to participate in youth athletics and team sponsorship.
Continue To Supporting Community Organizations: Such as United Way of Maury County, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Family Center and Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Continue Purchasing Automated External Defibrillators For Local Schools: And continue training school staff in CPR/AED use.
Seeking To Create Better Fire Safety Standards: To help fire fighters while performing their duties.
Increasing Public Awareness About Fire Prevention: To help save homes and lives.
The Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association: Is an association that supports professional Fire Fighters throughout the state of Tennessee.