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Victor Conley Selected as New Fire Chief

**UPDATE: The City Council voted unanimously to accept the City Managers recommendation and Victor Conley is now the 1st Chief of the Irving Fire Department appointed from within our own membership.

Victor Conley has just been announced as the City Manager’s choice as the new Fire Chief of Irving. This recommendation will now go to the City Council for final approval on March 20.

Chief Conley has served as interim Fire Chief for the last 22 months and has implemented many, many new processes for Irving FD. Under his leadership, the Irving Fire Department was awarded the first Best Practices recognition in the State of Texas. Last month, Chief Conley was awarded the Fire Chief of the Year by the Texas Fire Chiefs Association. Congratulations to new Fire Chief Conley!

IFD Lends Support to Dyrk Burcie

All across the nation, Firefighters and many others have joined in to offer support and raise funds for Dyrk Burcie, Dyrk is the 4yr old son of Dallas Fire Fighter Dameon Burcie that has been diognosed with a terminal cancer. A fund has been set up in the name of Dyrk Strong.

More information for the fundraising efforts and story behind the effort can be found at the following links:

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/2012/06/community-shows-support-for-four-year-old-with-terminal-cancer/;

http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/More-photos-pay-tribute-to-four-year-old-cancer-patient-dyrk-burcie-158396805.html

and this facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fundraiser-for-Dyrk-Burcie/248579588537226.

The picture below is the offering from the Irving Fire Department. The shot was organized by our own Lieutenant TM Jones with the assistance of many IFD firefighters.

NBC 5 News Story on Plans to Save Old Central Fire Station

On March 9th, NBC 5 ran a story about plans to save the Old Central Fire Station and Original Irving City Hall.

The following links will take you to three stories on the matter.

http://www.nbcdfw.com/video/#!/the-scene/real-estate/New-Plans-for-Irvings-First-Fire-Station/142121603

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/community-news/irving/headlines/20120309-new-south-irving-developer-outlines-vision-for-old-central-fire-station.ece

http://neighborsgo.com/stories/80698

New Location for IPFFA Office

Our new mailing address is:

PO Box 171057
Irving, TX 75017
 

Irving Fire Foundation - Tribute Video Presented at the 2011 Fire Fighters Ball

The firefighters of the Irving Fire Dept debut in this short film created by

Joshua Dixon Media on behalf of the Irving Fire Foundation and premiered

at the Oct 29th, 2011 Irving Fire Fighters Ball.

 

The film provides a brief glimpse of what a day may hold for an Irving Fire Fighter

 

Our Heartfelt Thanks go out to the Irving Fire Foundation, ALL of its supporters and the private citizens

that donated their time and energies to help organize and run this amazing foundation!

 

The movie is about four minutes long and now posted on You Tube at the following link for all to see:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gun-bOaPV1w&feature=youtube_gdata_player


A Fire Fighter - E Pluribus Unum

This Poem was penned by Retired Captain and IPFFA Member - Jack R. Tucker


 
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