About Us

Owen Sound Professional Fire Fighters Association represents a very proud group of individuals who are dedicated to serving the public.  Our primary objective is to ensure the safety and welfare of residents and visitors of our beautiful community.  We respond to all types of emergency situations with this objective in mind as well as to do our best to preserve property.

This Association is not new and has been representing Owen Sound Fire Fighters for over 75 years!  Our members are very proud of their Profession, Association and its history.  Owen Sound Professional Fire Fighters Association is known as Local 531 and represents 29 members.  We are affiliated with the Ontario Professional Fire Fighters Association who represent 80 locals and over 11000 professional fire fighters.  The Ontario Professional Fire Fighters Association  is affiliated with the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) who represents over 3100 locals and over 300000 full time professional fire fighters and paramedics.  The IAFF is a member driven organization, by fire fighters, for fire fighters!  We are very proud to be affiliated!  Please take some time to watch the video below and learn about the history of the IAFF.


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