Updated July 2013
ONE-TIME DEATH BENEFIT
Gresham Fire Department
The City agrees to provide $50,000 life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment protection for each employee.
In the event of a line of duty death, the City of Gresham shall provide, and pay said medical/dental insurance premiums, for a two (2) year period to member’s immediate surviving family that would be eligible under the City plans had the member been active. Medical/dental benefits are to be, at a minimum, equal to the plans in effect for the unit membership. Aforementioned benefit shall be in effect if said line of duty death conformed to the Federal Public Safety Officers Benefit Law. Said benefit shall cease if the surviving spouse remarries or after 24 months.
For more information, please see the IAFF Contract.
Portland Fire & Rescue
$50,000 Premium paid for by the city of Portland. For more information, please see the PFFA Benefits.
NON-PROFIT OR PRIVATE ORGANIZATION
If the firefighter is an active firefighter and a member of the Union’s Beneficiary Association, there is a $3,000 death benefit. After retirement, if the firefighter is a member of the Union’s Beneficiary Association, the death benefit is $500. The member can choose to either leave that policy in active status until his/her death or it can be cashed out at retirement.
Disclaimer: The material contained in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Survivor Benefits website is not the result of legal research, but rather is based on a scan of public documents. We have made every effort to be accurate and timely, but errors may exist. The material on this website is advisory only and should not be cited as evidence or proof that a benefit exists or that our facts are accurate. Always consult the decedent’s fire department for benefits assistance, or a benefits’ attorney. If, in the course of your own research, you see errors of fact, or new benefit information, please pass this information along to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.