Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Save the date - TFD hosts remembrance on September 11, 2015

On Friday September 11, 2015, the Tacoma Fire Department will honor the heroes and victims of 9/11 at a public remembrance ceremony beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Firefighter’s Memorial, 3301 Ruston Way. This year marks the 14th anniversary of this tragic event. 

The program will include speeches by Mayor Marilyn Strickland, Tacoma Fire Deputy Chief Toryono Green and Lieutenant Ray McCormack of FDNY.  

Please join us as the nation keeps its solemn vow that “we have not forgotten.” 

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

National Preparedness Month - September 2015

National Preparedness Month starts on September 1! This year’s theme is “Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.”

Each week will focus on a different type of emergency and how you and your family can prepare. Don’t forget to be counted by adding your preparedness activity to the America’s PrepareAthon! website

• Week 1: September 1-5 Flood
• Week 2: September 6-12 Wildfire
• Week 3: September 13-19 Hurricane
• Week 4: September 14-26 Power Outage
• Week 5: September 27-30 Lead up to National PrepareAthon! Day (September 30 )

For more details about National Preparedness Month, visit: