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Columbus Firefighters Union Local 67 is saddened to report the passing of veteran Battalion Chief Rich Richardson due to job-related cancer.

BC Richardson’s legacy of leadership and Brotherhood lives on through his family, including his sons Lt. Michael Richardson and Firefighter Matthew Richardson.

Funeral details will be shared when arrangements are made.Today, January 25, 2023, the Columbus Division of Fire regrets to announce the passing of Battalion Chief Richard Richardson. He dedicated 34 years to the residents of Columbus and for that we will be forever thankful. Battalion Chief Richardson was truly a kind soul and left a positive impression on anyone who met him.

Please keep the Richardson family in your thoughts during this solemn time.
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Columbus Firefighters Union Local 67 is saddened to report the passing of veteran Battalion Chief Rich Richardson due to job-related cancer.

BC Richardson’s legacy of leadership and Brotherhood lives on through his family, including his sons Lt. Michael Richardson and Firefighter Matthew Richardson.

Funeral details will be shared when arrangements are made.

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Condolences for the loss of your brother. Rest easy, Chief Richardson.

We are sorry to hear of your loss.

Thank you for your service. F cancer.

RIP Chief.

RIP Chief , we will meet at the top

Prayers for Chief Richardson, his family and his fire family. Always a tragedy, gone too soon 😢

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These members left this job better than they found it.

What will you leave as your legacy?
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These members left this job better than they found it.  

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The early Ladder Companies carried one saw and two blades. Blades sometimes had to be changed in the heat of the battle, depending on which blade we needed, either wood or metal cutting. BTW, the three men mentioned above, all worked on Ladder 8.

Columbus Fire 2 House, unofficial will definitely be there.You asked for it! #Ohio @AFLCIO #Union night with the Dropkick Murphys is back! Join fellow union members and pro-union working people for an evening of #Solidarity and great music. Price includes admission to the pre-show party and the concert.

Non-union folks have been asking if they can come to the show and pre-show party. If you are pro-union, the party welcomes you 😀
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Columbus Fire 2 House, will definitely be there.

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Local 67, I’ve heard the Columbus Fire 2 House will be going!!!

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L-67, helping folks break into places everywhere

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OVER ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SERVICE

Columbus Fire Fighters Union IAFF Local 67 is the largest IAFF affiliate in the State of Ohio.  Local 67 represents more than 1,550 uniformed men and women who bravely serve and sacrifice for the citizens we protect day in and day out.  As the City of Columbus has grown, so too has the call volume and dependency on Columbus’s Bravest.  Columbus Fire Fighters are and have been national leaders in firefighting, EMS, technical rescue, HAZMAT and Urban Search and Rescue Operations.

Your Columbus Fire Fighters are protecting everyone who lives, works and travels through Columbus 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  The mission of Local 67 is to protect our firefighters, and unequivocally fight for their health and safety.  Local 67 achieves this mission through productive labor / management initiatives, effective lobbying efforts at all levels of government and top tier negotiating practices.

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