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Press Releases

We have a proud tradition of serving firefighters and their families. In this section, you can read our latest press releases.

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October 12, 2018:

On behalf of the Fire Family Foundation, I am pleased to be given the opportunity to announce the recipients of the 2018 Fire Family Foundation Annual Scholarship. As the charitable hand of the Firefighters First Credit Union, the Fire Family Foundation awards $50,000 in scholarship grants each year to the children of active, fallen or retired firefighters nationwide. The Fire Family Foundation provides educational assistance by awarding $5,000 to each grant recipient to help with costs directly associated with attaining a college degree. Read More...

September 10, 2018:

At Firefighters First Credit Union we have and always will have our members' best interests in mind. We take our mission to improve the financial lives of our fire family very seriously. Our goal is to deliver an experience that exceeds their expectations and we are proud to announce that we have been named Best-In-Class in Net Promoter Score (NPS) 3 quarters in a row by Member Loyalty Group (MLG). Read More...

January 23, 2018:

Firefighters First Credit Union gives back over $1.5 million to firefighters and their families. At Firefighters First Credit Union our members are owners and we hold true to our over 80 year legacy of firefighters helping firefighters. That is why we return our profits directly back to our members in the form of our Annual Profit Sharing. Read More...

January 2018:

As the trusted provider of premier financial services to our fire family through Firehouse Financial Services, we are proud to announce our partnership with Public Safety Financial/Galloway (PSF/Galloway). Read More...

October 1, 2017:

Firefighters First is pleased to offer our employees the opportunity to further their education through an on-site Bachelor's Degree program using our Tuition Reimbursement benefit ($5,250 per year). Read More...

January 1, 2017:

CEO Mike Mastro to retire in 2017. The Credit Union's current Executive Vice President, Dixie Abramian, will succeed Mike. Read More...

January 1, 2016:

Firefighters First Credit Union gives back OVER $1.6 Million to firefighters and their families - The payout came in the form of an Extraordinary Dividend Bonus and Interest Refund. Read More...

March 11, 2015:

Firefighters First Credit Union attended the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) where regulators and lawmakers promised regulatory relief. Mike Mastro, President and CEO "It's good to see some appropriate attention and movement toward lightening the regulatory load a bit." Read More...

January 30, 2015:

Firefighters First Credit Union gives back OVER $2.5 Million to firefighters and their families - The payout came in the form of an Extraordinary Dividend Bonus and Interest Refund. Read More...

March 13, 2014:

LOS ANGELES FIREMEN’S CREDIT UNION is proud to announce it will change its name to Firefighters First Credit Union, effective March 31, 2014. Read More...

January 30, 2014:

LOS ANGELES FIREMEN’S CREDIT UNION gives back OVER $3 Million to firefighters and their families - The payout came in the form of an Extraordinary Dividend Bonus and Interest Refund. Read More...

For media inquiries, please contact Kelly Ramsay at kramsay@firefirstcu.org or at 323-550-2216.