Metro Dade Firefighters Local 1403 is sadden to report of the untimely death of Lieutenant Gerald Balboa (46). Jerry was a 14-year veteran assigned to Engine 1B. Please keep his family, friends, and his brother and sister Firefighters in your thoughts and prayers.
Brotherhood as defined by Merriam-Webster; feelings of friendship, support, and understanding between people: a group or organization of people who have the same interests, jobs, etc. In the fire service, we know it means so much more. Brotherhood means that we are there for one another. It means we have each other’s backs.