- Published: Friday, June 10, 2016 09:58 AM
“On behalf of the Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois, I thank Tom Cullerton for his service to our state and fire protection services throughout our communities. We know with Tom representing DuPage fire fighters in Springfield, we have a true friend and ally."
- AFFI President Pat Devaney
BLOOMINGDALE- State Senator Tom Cullerton was honored on Thursday, June 9 at the 41st Biennial Convention for the Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois for his advocacy and work on behalf of DuPage County fire protection services.
“I’m humbled to be awarded this honor by this group of hard-working fire protection professionals. Fire fighters risk their lives every day to protect our homes and families,” Cullerton said. “We are lucky to have such hard-working firefighters in our communities. They are focused on saving lives and looking for new opportunities to address our public safety needs.”
This year the Bloomingdale Fire Fighters Local 3272 hosted the 2016 Associated Fire Fighter of Illinois convention.
“On behalf of the Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois, I thank Tom Cullerton for his service to our state and fire protection services throughout our communities,” AFFI President Pat Devaney said. “We know with Tom representing DuPage fire fighters in Springfield, we have a true friend and ally.”
Previously Cullerton received the 2014 Legislative Award for his work to pass a measure that consolidates fire protection department operations and reduce costs while improving the quality of services they provide.
State Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) posed for a quick picture with fire fighters from the Lombard Fire Fighters Union IAFF Local 3009 after receiving the Association of Fire Fighters of Illinois’ 2016 Legislative Award for his advocacy work on behalf of DuPage County fire fighters.