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Welcome to the Dallas Retired Firefighters Association Website.  The DRFFA is made up of Dallas Firefighters who have retired from the Dallas Fire Rescue Department.  This website was created to keep our members informed and to help foster a sense of community.

Retirees are active in the community and serve as a great resource for our on duty members.  Retirees help with recruit training, serve as critical incident stress volunteers and many other functions.  There are groups of retirees who travel together and meet regularly for information and fellowship.   Welcome to our website.

Announcements:

Rockwall DFD Retiree’s Luncheon
Where: New Meeting Place….We are meeting at Snuffers, 2901 Village Drive in Rockwall. Near the I30 and Horizon exit. (Note..Snuffers is fairly easy to get to, but note, you cannot enter from the service road beside it.)
When: Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 11 a.m.
Snuffers has a few things other than their great burgers and cheese fries. Lunch for all DFD retirees, spouses, widows, other family, friends, including almost retirees and new retirees.
Sure look forward to seeing everyone!
Bill and Ruth Crow
903-439-4419

Opening Ceremony for Fire Station 59
An opening ceremony for Fire Station 59, situated at 201 N. Jim Miller Road, is scheduled for Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 10 a.m. Fire Station 59 opened for emergency response operations on Friday, July 8, 2022, during the afternoon hours as firefighters assigned to 34’s moved equipment and belongings throughout the day. Because of the relocation of specialty
trained staff and response equipment, Fire Station 59 will now be home to DFR’s swift water team Fire Station 34 will no longer be a base of operations for swift water response.
In addition to swift water rescue equipment, Fire Station 59 will house Truck 59, Engine 59, and Rescue 59. Because of these moves, Station 34 will house Engine 34 and Rescue 34.
This newest addition to our inventory of fire stations was constructed from funds approved in the 2017 Bond Program. Fire Station 59 is a 13,756 square foot facility on 1 acre of property with modern design features including a transition zone for firefighter and bunker gear decontamination, energy efficient lighting and controls, and featuring roof access for rescue training. These are but a few of the innovative design features of the fire station.
Please join us for the opening ceremony on August 18th as we celebrate a station that will help DFR improve its emergency response in the areas served.

DRFFA 2022 Dues are now being accepted
Our treasurer, Dale Ellis has asked to send out a reminder that 2022 dues of $60.00 (That’s still only $5. per month) are now being accepted and remind everyone of our address:

DRFFA
PO Box 327
Maypearl, Tx. 76064

UPDATED Payment Method now being accepted. We are now able to accept Zelle as a payment method for dues. Zelle is used by City Employees Credit Union as well as a large percentage of banks. You can use Zelle to pay DRFFA dues by sending your Zelle payment to ndellis@sbcglobal.net.

We are still able to receive funds by Dpfp monthly deduction, personal check as well as Zelle. Please do not send cash.

Just a reminder, surviving spouses are lifetime members and are not required to pay dues. Be sure and keep us up to date on your contact information and email address.

Members that would still like to skip the hassle of sending in a check every year and have the fee deducted by payroll deduction are advised to go online and download the form or call the pension office and have them send you one. After filling out the form, mail it directly to the Pension office. Members that do so are advised to make sure and check off each organization that you donate to including the Burial Fund and the Museum. The Pension Fund website is DPFP.org

2022 Shift Calendars on Now here
Please note that Pat Warnock has a new email address.
2022 Shift calendars and automobile decals can be ordered by sending an email to Pat Warnock at patwarnock@att.net
Important note:  Please be sure to include your name and complete mailing address including zip code.