The Aurora Firefighters Protective Association strives for the finest employees, the safest work conditions and first-rate policies; continuously training for the worst, to bring you our best…and bravest!

  • Honor and Pride

    Honor and Pride

    The Aurora Fire Fighters Protective Association is a non-profit organization focused on promoting and protecting the interests of all Local 1290 members.
  • Protecting Life and Property

    Protecting Life and Property

    We accept all our responsibilities with great pride and professionalism
  • Serving The Community

    Serving The Community

    All members of Local 1290 are dedicated to protecting the rights of Fire Fighters and providing quality service to the citizens of Aurora.
  • Honor and Pride
  • Protecting Life and Property
  • Serving The Community

Who We Are

Who We Are

About Us

The Aurora Fire Fighters Protective Association began on November 20, 1957 when the International Association of Fire Fighters...

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Charities & Events

Charities & Events

Every year the Aurora Firefighters Local 1290 of Colorado donates time and money to numerous charities, groups and organizations...

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Advancing Your Local

Advancing Your Local

The Members of the Aurora Firefighters Local 1290 are committed to protecting those who protect our community.

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Latest News

13 January 2019
This event was originally scheduled for tomorrow, 1/14/19.  It has been rescheduled for 1/28.  All members, retirees and their families are welcome to attend this event. Copy of dept. memo below: As you are well aware, our department/community is within a period of transition and growth. This memorandum serves as an invitation for all members, retirees, and their families to attend upcoming celebrations recognizing the addition of new facilities to our department. These celebrations will include the grand opening ceremony for our newest facility, Station 16, and the initiation of the...
09 December 2018
We're deeply sorry to inform you all of the death of Retired Fire Lt. Bob Kern. Bob also served in the Army prior to serving the citizens of Aurora for 25 years.  After a very extended battle with cancer, Bob was not able to escape damage he suffered from his recent stroke. He will be dearly missed.  All family needs are currently being met and we will inform you when memorial/funeral arrangements are made.  Sincerely,  Local 1290

Big John Restoration Updates

03 December 2018
Big John is our 1955 Seagrave Fire Pumper. He was given this affectionate name after Firefighters quickly recognized how big and beefy he was. Aurora Volunteer Fire Department transitioned to a fully paid, full-service department in 1957. Big John wa...

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