President’s Message

Welcome to the Dallas Hispanic Firefighters Association website.  The purpose of this organization is to provide its members with representation and assistance at all levels.  We have a diverse group and promote an inclusive organization.  We encourage good relationships with City Management, Department Administration, Citizens, Police and Fire colleague Associations. We will continue to be committed to our members and the citizens of Dallas. Again, welcome to our web site.

Joe Veracruz

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Smoke Alarms Donations
February 28, 2014

The Dallas Hispanic Firefighters are asking for donations to purchase smoke alarms to assist the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department smoke alarm program. If you would like to help, please make donate below. Any amount would be appreciated. ...

Sal Morales Elected President of NAHF
October 18, 2013

Sal Morales elected President off the NAHF on October 18, 2013, in Dallas  TX .  The following DHFA members were also elected to the NAHF Board of Directors: Joe Veracruz – Vice President, Joe Garcia – Secretary, Luis Perez – Treasurer ...

Former DFD Fire Chief Steve Abraira, Selected Boston New Fire Chief
December 6, 2011

    Former DFD Fire Chief Steve Abraira and DHFA member was recently selected the new Fire Chief for the City of Boston. For more information, please read the Boston Herald news article at ...

Five New Members Join the DHFA
October 25, 2011

DHFA would like to thank the following new members for joining our Association: William O’Neal (807c – Command Tech) Willie Range (Assistant Chaplin 26c) Caesar Rios (11 B) Dallas Sims (45c) James Carroll (49 A)     ...

Chief Rudy Valles Wins Election for President of Local 58
October 24, 2011

Congratulations to Chief Rudy Valles (14”A”) for his recent election as the new President of the Dallas Fire Fighters Association (Local 58).  Thanks goes to Past President D.D. Pierce for his outstanding work representing his members during the last four years.  Both Chief Rudy Valles and D.D. Pierce are members of our Association. ...

National News

Firefighters Legs Crushed At Wildland Fire

A Candor firefighter lost his left leg after he was injured in a traffic accident Thursday at the scene of a woods fire in Montgomery County. The...

Man Charged With Playing With Fire, Adult Store Burns

Police say a Rockland man is under arrest in hospital on suspicion of starting a three-alarm fire at an adult store that also hit homes and other...

Cigarette Causes Three Alarm Foxborough Fire

A firefighter says a cigarette tossed onto mulch may have caused a destructive fire at a popular wedding venue in Foxborough. Deputy Fire Chief...

Six Alarm Fire In Mifflin County Displaces Fifty

Firefighters were called again overnight to the scene of a six-alarm fire in Mifflin County where investigators believe 27 row homes were damaged....

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