2022 Trailblazers of the Fire Service

“Trailblazers of the Fire Service” During Black History Month, PFA South Florida (Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida) will honor the men and women who have paved the way for generations of fire service and public safety professionals, including ourselves. We thank them for their dedicated years of service, mentorship and guidance. They will never […]

Oscar Alphonso Brennan Sr.-Trailblazers of the Fire Service

“Trailblazers of the Fire Service” Oscar Alphonso Brennan Sr. Ret. Chief Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service Miami-Dade Fire Rescue In 1968, Oscar Alphonso Brennan Sr., became the first African American firefighter for the Metro-Dade County Fire Department. Brennan rose through the ranks as the first African American in officer positions. In 1993, he retired as […]