There have been 21 shootings in Columbus since Sunday, 7 of those happened early Thursday, including two homicides. According to the Columbus Fire Department, they responded to 111 shootings in July and 79 stabbings. That is about double from the previous year. The violence is part of the stress on....
We need a complete change in leadership at the top...mayor, safety director, and council.
I think we hired over 30 people on overtime last shift due to this mess. I don't think it'll get any better here yet.
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.