Fire Fighter Christopher Conway Memorial Fund
On Monday, July 13, 2020, Pittsburgh Fire Fighters lost one of their own. Fire Fighter Christopher Conway passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness.

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My Dad, My Uncle and Grandpa were all City of Pittsburgh Firefighters. Very proud of all of them.

My grandfather was, enjoyed touring the station on Saw Mill Run Road, I think that was the name of it

Pittsburgh Fire Fighters how do I get one of those challenge coins?

Awesome!

My dad worked at station 24 on Mary street along with my cousin.

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Fire Chief Darryl Jones gives remarks to the family of Firefighter Chris Conway as his casket is placed into the hearse this morning. Our hearts go out to FF Conway’s family. He will be missed. ... See MoreSee Less

Fire Chief Darryl Jones gives remarks to the family of Firefighter Chris Conway as his casket is placed into the hearse this morning. Our hearts go out to FF Conway’s family. He will be missed.Image attachment

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RIP Chris! We love you and miss you so much already. I will forever miss your hugs, whit, infectious smile and mostly your humbleness and kind hearted generosity! I was blessed to have you as a cousin, and the rest of the family was blessed to have you as husband, son, brother, grandson, and nephew. You left a mark with everyone you met. Rest easy! I love you!

RIP Chris. Your smile will be missed.

R.I.P. PBF Brother. Prayers for his family

Condolences again to all sending extra hugs to your daughter

My condolences and prayers to the family and his friends and colleagues

RIP dont worry brother we got it from here

Our hearts go out to his family and all of you!

Rip Brother !!

Rip brother

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RIP

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We lost a family member. Pittsburgh firefighter Christopher Conway passed away yesterday. FF Conway joined the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire in March of 2018 and worked at 20 Engine in the Hays neighborhood. No funeral information is available at this time. ... See MoreSee Less

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My thoughts and prayers go out to his family as well as the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire. May he Rest in Peace.

Prayers to his family, the Bureau and Local #1 🙏🙏🙏

So sorry to hear of the loss of a brave firefighter.

Sorry for your loss brothers and sisters, your family is in our prayers. Chester Firefighters L1400

Sorry for your tragic loss

Very sorry for your loss my prayers are with the firefighters of local 1 and their families

Fly on the wings of angels Brother Conway, your lived the life of a good & faithfully servant .....🙏👨‍🚒🇺🇸

Prayers to his family, friends and brothers and sisters at PBF. Rest easy...

CONDOLENCES TO THE CONWAY FAMILY & THE BROTHERS AT #20

May the LORD watch over him & his family

Condolences all family and 20 Engine company.

My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends

So sorry, may he rest in peace

Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all.

My deepest sympathies to the PFF family.

Sorry Brothers. R.I.P chris Conway.

sad prayers for family

condolences from IUOE 95

My thoughts and prayers to you and your family ❤️🙏

Thoughts and prayers to the family an the city

Rest easy brother we'll take it from here

Sending prayers! 🙏

Thoughts and prayers to Local 1.

Thoughts and prayers

Sorry for your loss Brothers !!

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The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is a one-of-a-kind addiction treatment facility specializing in PTSD for IAFF members – and IAFF members only – who are struggling with addiction, PTSD other related behavioral health challenges to receive the help they need in taking the first steps toward recovery. It is a safe haven for members to talk with other members who have faced or overcome similar challenges.

https://www.iaffrecoverycenter.com

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Tune in to our live feed Wednesday, September 4 (tomorrow!) at 10AM!
For a firefighter, there’s no such thing as “that’s not in my job description.” We’re not only first responders to fires, but to medical emergencies, car accidents, natural disasters and more. It’s not just a job to us, it’s in our nature.

On September 4th, our state’s legislators will put their valor to the test by experiencing some of the duties we face on a daily basis. Tune in to our Facebook Live feed of the event! #PGHFireOps #FireOps101
 
You can also support your local firefighters by learning more about, and supporting, the following 2019-2020 House Bills introduced to the PA State Legislature: 

- House Bill 432: Workers’ Compensation for First Responders with PTSI (post-traumatic stress injury)
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On September 4th, your legislators will suit up and spend a day experiencing the duties of a firefighter. From a burning building to a medical emergency, these individuals will learn what it’s like to make life-saving decisions in a matter of seconds. Be sure to tune into our Facebook Live feed! #PGHFireOps #FireOps101 

We thank all participating legislators for their involvement and enthusiasm!
As a result of the physical and mental stressors firefighters are exposed to on the job, they are at a greater risk of suffering from cardiovascular disease and behavioral health issues than those in other occupations. Despite these life-altering dangers, they suit up every day and save lives. Fire Ops 101, an event occurring on Sept. 4, brings awareness to the difficulties firefighters courageously face on a daily basis. 

Be sure to tune in to our Facebook Live feed of the event to watch as PA legislators make their way through simulated environments. #PGHFireOps

And, learn more about House Bill 432 which would support firefighters struggling with PTSI. You can help your local firefighters by contacting your representative to request they support the Bill. https://bit.ly/2OeOrY6
We’re proud to partner with MSASafety to host Fire Ops 101, an immersive experience for our state’s legislators to experience a day in the boots of a firefighter. On September 4th, tune into our live feed to watch the simulated emergency environments and participating politicians’ reactions and commentary. #PGHFireOps

We extend our most sincere thanks to the legislators who have agreed to partake in this unique event.
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