The New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association

The New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association, NJ FMBA, is a labor union representing over 5000 career firefighters, EMT's, and dispatchers across the State of New Jersey. We are a powerful voice advocating for the rights of our members and the safety of all first responders in New Jersey.

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2020 NJ FMBA Valor Awards Winners Announced

 

The New Jersey State FMBA proudly hosts an annual awards presentation in April to recognize members of the organization who have gone beyond the overall call of duty in their communities to earn the title of “hero”. In addition, we also recognize several other Service Award recipients. These include a Humanitarian Award, the George Steele Award for Media, named after past NJ FMBA Secretary George Steele, The Mark Virag Brotherhood Award winner, named for past NJ FMBA  Sergeant at Arms Mark Virag, and the Scott Garber Service Award, named for past NJ FMBA Trustee Chairman Scott Garber. The applications are reviewed by a panel of NJ FMBA members and Corporate Sponsors to determine the recipients. 

The 2021 Valor Awards Dinner will be held on Saturday August 21, 2021 at the Pines Manor in Edison, NJ


LODD East Orange Local 223 Captain Vincent Intiso

It is with deep regret we announce the Line of Duty Death of Captain Vincent Intiso, East Orange Local 223.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Caggiano Memorial Home for Funerals, 62 Grove Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 from 4pm-8pm. Parking for Visitation will be in the TD Bank Parking Lot, diagonal from the Caggiano Memorial Home for Funerals. Firefighter walkthrough assembly will be at 5:30pm at the Funeral Home.


IMPORTANT SEPTEMBER 11TH VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND UPDATES

Unfortunately, over the years there has been confusing messages put out there about the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (“VCF”) and various deadlines that may or may not apply to you.    In the last few months, many 9/11 organizations and VCF law firms have been talking about a deadline that is fast approaching, July 29, 2021.

So what is the July 29th 2021 Deadline and does it apply to you?


20th Anniversary Celebration of the AFG Grant Program

Location: Bill Pascrell, Jr. Fire Headquarters, 300 McBride Ave. in Paterson NJ

Date: June 21

Time: 11am

The Office of Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. invites you to the 20th Anniversary celebration of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. Congressman Bill Pascrell authored and introduced the "Firefighter Investment and Response Enhancement (FIRE) Act," the first comprehensive legislation dedicated to meet the special needs of America's 32,000 volunteer, paid and part-paid fire departments. Since 2001, the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program has provided firefighters and first responders with the equipment and resources they need to protect our community. Please save the date and join us on this momentous occasion!


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