Michigan Association of Fire Fighters

A Fire Fighters Union-initiated lawsuit in New England could lead to changes for firefighting agencies nationwide.

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) has sued the National Fire Protection Association over a rule that sets the standards for the ideal protective material inside firefighting turnout gear. The IAFF alleges PFAs are the only component that can meet the criteria, therefore putting firefighters at increased risk of contracting cancer.

Click here for more information in a WPDE news article about the lawsuit.