Our state leaders say they support police officers and firefighters. Now is the time for our senators to prove it. Our retired heroes in red and blue have gone over a decade without a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) to their pensions. HB 2304 would give them a 4% increase — it just needs to
2017 OKC Firefighters Coat-A-Kid Campaign Oklahoma City Firefighters and OKC Firefighters Local 157 are pleased to again be leading our annual campaign: Firefighters Coat-A-Kid. This local program targets impoverished children living in our own community, providing them with brand-new winter coats that help them brave the cold and attend school regularly throughout the winter months.
The Oklahoma City Local 157 is thrilled to partner with Operation Warm to donate coats to underprivileged children in the metro area. Providing the gift of warmth to children in the communities they protect, Oklahoma City Firefighters have become ambassadors of Operation Warm. There are approximately 223,000 children in Oklahoma living in poverty according to
Since the first OKC Memorial Marathon race back in 2001, athletes from all over the world have participated in the marathon to honor those lost on that April morning nineteen years ago. Tomorrow, five OKC Local 157 members from Station 7 are prepared to not only run the half marathon of 13.1 miles, but do
The holidays are such a special time for families. But there are some professions – police officers, doctors, nurses and firefighters – where holidays are just another day. So the question was raised – if a firefighter is schedule to work Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years, do they see their families? How do they celebrate?
The OKC Firefighters Local 157 was proud to support the Lawyers Against Hunger event, which raised over $83,000 to purchase turkeys to give away to local families in need who are struggling with hunger this holiday season. More than 60 law firms from across Oklahoma, as well as corporate sponsors and the OKC Firefighters Local