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Dodgers and Local 1014
01/17/18 - IAFF Local 1014
Update on Senate Bill 75
01/17/18 - IAFF Local 4416
This morning SB75, a bill concerning certain benefit changes in the 1977 Police and Firefighters Pension and Disability Fund, was heard in Senate Committee on Pensions and Labor. The bill passed out of committee with an amendment. The bill as amended sends it to the Pension Management Oversight Committee (PMOC) for further study this summer.
Cancer Presumption Update
01/17/18 - Henrico Professional Firefighters Association
Brothers and Sisters, This week myself, President Vick, and VP Whaley attended the 2018 VPFF Legislative Conference. The short and sweet of it is this...the VPFF and Locals around the state are putting 100% of our legislative efforts into getting our Cancer Presumption bills passed this session.
Firefighter Boot Display
01/17/18 - IAFF Local 1403
Attention Firefighters, On Wednesday February 21st Florida Firefighters along with Firefighter Cancer Presumption Coalition will line the steps of the Capital in Tallahassee with pairs of fire boots to honor firefighters we have lost to Cancer. Each pair of boots will represent a brother or sister who lost their battle. If you would like to honor a firefighter who has fallen from cancer please contact us at the office so we can get you involved.
NOTICE OF ELECTIONS
01/17/18 - IAFF 1826
To all Local 1826 Members, Per the Local 1826 Constitution & By Laws, Article 5.
Boston Fie Cancer Video Part 2
01/17/18 - IAFF Local 1009
https://www.facebook.
Hank Jandrich Retirement Event
01/17/18 - IAFF Local 21
We are back
01/17/18 - Taylor Professional Fire Fighters
The Taylor fire department resumed transporting November 15th 2017. Six years have past since transporting was stopped. Tfd ended 2017 with 8802 runs and with the increase run volume that transporting will bring we expect to have well over 10,000 in 2018. We are happy to have the chance to provide premium patient care from the time you call until the time you arrive at the hospital.
2017 Total Number of Runs
01/16/18 - New London Fire Fighters
The New London Fire Department closed out 2017 with 7,363 total emergencies. This was an increase from last year. A job very well done by the NLFD.
Tilton-Northfield Seminar
01/16/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
Emergency Vehicle & Aerial Ladder Operations Seminar on March 19 presented by FDNY Ret. Lt Michael Wilbur. Learn more & register here: http://pffnh.org/index.cfm?zone=/unionactive/view_article.cfm&HomeID=680973
Please help a family in need
01/16/18 - IAFF Local 1014
Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014 Representing over 3200 Firefighters, Paramedics, Dispatchers, Pilots, Wildland Firefighters, Forestry and Health Haz Mat personnel Please consider helping Please take a moment to read and help support our Sister's and Brother's of LACOLA (Lifeguards) - and Local 1014.
2018 Installation
01/16/18 - IAFF Local 21
Bid Cycle #328 REVISED
01/16/18 - IAFF Local 21
Bid cycle #328 has been revised. The Engine 5-A FEO slot now reflects that only Paramedic FEOs can bid.
The 16th Annual Firefighter Charity Golf Tournament
01/15/18 - Kent Fire Fighters
Please see attached flyer.
2018 Legislative Session FPF Week 1 Report
01/15/18 - IAFF 1826
2018 Firefighters Ball
01/15/18 - PFFA
MLK Day 2018
01/15/18 - IAFF Local 1014
2018 Battalion Reps
01/15/18 - IAFF Local 1403
Here are your 2018 Battalion Reps and their contact info.
UPDATE: MSCFF License Plates
01/15/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Download MSCFF Emblem Use Authorization Form here. This is a mock-up of the Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters plates we created and submitted to the Senate Legislative and Transportation Committee. It was voted on affirmatively and has passed out of the legislature and is currently at the DOR for final review.
President Paris Standing by Second Alarm
01/14/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
Sunday January 14, 2017 Boston Fire Alarm began receiving calls for a building fire at 14 Evelyn Street in the Mattapan section of the city.Engine 52 first due reported fire showing floor 2 of a 3 story wood. Car 8 arrived on scene and ordered a second alarm.    Above Local 718 President Rich Paris standing by at the second alarm.
2018 CFRA FIREFIGHTERS BALL UPDATE
01/13/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Firefighters For Healing
01/12/18 - IAFF Local 21
2017 Big Buck Contest
01/12/18 - IAFF Local 21
Congratulations hunters on your successful season. It was a close contest this year with 4 nice bucks entered. This contest has an Archery and Gun category. When there isn’t an Archery entry, then a Muzzleloader category takes its place. If a Archery buck is entered, Muzzleloaders can still enter the regular Gun category.
Saint Paul Firefighters Mug
01/12/18 - IAFF Local 21
LIMITED EDITION DENEEN POTTERY MUG/ order yours online today or cal Susan O'Neil to purchase in person. This fundraiser will be supporting the St. Paul Fire Foundation – a foundation that supports the health, wellness and safety of every St. Paul Firefighter. Go to www.stpaulfirefoundation.
2018 Legislative Breakfast
01/12/18 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
Local 4416 Super Bowl Party
01/12/18 - IAFF Local 4416
Let's Huddle Up at the Hall!!  All 4416 members and their guest are invited to attend our family friendly Super Bowl party.  Taco and Nacho bar provided with beverages for sale.
Furniture and TV Tip Overs
01/12/18 - IAFF Local 2760
For kids, furniture is like a mountain range waiting to be scaled. Dressers, televisions and even appliances can tip over and hurt a little climber. Take these tips into consideration and stay safe out there.
Nashua Training: Family by Fire
01/12/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
link to register: https://familybyfire.brownpapertickets.
County Chapter Special Meeting
01/11/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
A County Chapter Special Meeting will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 9:00am. The matter of County Chapter membership consenting to the reclassification of Lieutenant positions to Captains positions, once again has come before the membership at the General Meeting on January 11, 2018.
MDA Boot Camp 2018
01/11/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont
Dear Brothers and Sisters, Last year we celebrated the 63nd anniversary of the International Association of Fire Fighter’s commitment to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  We made a promise to stand with MDA and fight against muscle disease, until the battle was won and a cure and treatments were found for these terrible diseases.
Legal Service Education Program
01/11/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
Learn more about the legal service educational program offered to locals
2018 SFPFF Conference
01/11/18 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
The 2018 SFPFF Conference will be held in San Antonio, TX and hosted by IAFF Local 624.  The Conference dates are Thursday, April 11, 2018 thru Friday, April 13, 2018.
Brother Robert Brantley memorial service information
01/10/18 - IAFF Local 1014
Texas Firefighter Games 2018
01/10/18 - Amarillo Professional Firefighters
This year's Texas Firefighter games will be held in Mansfield, TX.  The dates are July 15-20.  There are many ways to compete with firefighters from all across the state from fishing to washers.  You can download the brochure below and here is a link to the website: http://texasfirefightergames.
January 8, 2018 - Hamilton firefighters have found a unique way to battle their stress
01/10/18 - IAFF Local 20
http://www.journal-news.
December 28, 2017 - For his Eagle Scout project, this area teen honored a fallen firefighter
01/10/18 - IAFF Local 20
http://www.journal-news.
December 28, 2017 - For his Eagle Scout project, this area teen honored a fallen firefighter
01/10/18 - IAFF Local 20
http://www.journal-news.
2018 Unite and Fight
01/10/18 - IAFF Local 21
Hamilton County Firefighters Retiree Breakfast
01/10/18 - IAFF Local 4416
Join us on Saturday, January 20th 2018! Open to all retired firefighters and active members of Hamilton County.
L-21 Salvation Army Drive
01/10/18 - IAFF Local 21
Nice weather and the spirit of giving during the Holiday Season resulted in another successful year of bell ringing for St. Paul Fire on behalf of the Salvation Army.  Ringers at various events and locations in St. Paul brought in a total of $11,832.28 between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Union Meeting Change
01/09/18 - IAFF Local 29
January's Union meeting has been changed from Tuesday 1/9 to Wednesday 1/17.  Mark your calendars.  See you there.
Captain Promotion
01/09/18 - IAFF Local 801
Congratulations to the DFD's newest captain Bart McCleary - who was promoted from Lieutenant to Captain in a swearing-in ceremony held on Monday January 8, 2017 at City Hall.  Captain McCleary has served the City Fire Department and been an active member of Local 801 since July 1987.  Captain McCleary will move from C Group to the truck company on D Group.
LODD of Lt. Matthew LeTourneau
01/09/18 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
Funeral arrangements have been announced for a veteran firefighter who was killed when a fast-moving fire roared through a North Philadelphia row home Saturday morning. Public viewings will be held Thursday, January 11 from 4:30 p.m to 9 p.m. and Friday, January 12 at 9 a.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
2018 Gladys Benerd Scholarship
01/09/18 - Stockton Firefighters
2018 Gladys Benerd Scholarship The official Application for the 2018 Gladys Benerd Scholarship. It needs to be noted that the applications are due earlier than in previous years.  All applications need to be post marked by March 1, 2018.  Follow all of the directions listed on the application.
2018 Installation Dinner and Crab Feed
01/09/18 - Stockton Firefighters
Stockton Firefighters Local 456 Installation and Crab Feed Friday February 2, 2018 Civic Auditorium 6:00 Drinks 7:00 Dinner Program to follow Tickets - $50.00 each The tickets are available through the Chief's Operator, Mario Gardea, and Jeremy Bishop.  The Operator will accept check or cash.  Jeremy will accept cash, check, or credit card.
2018 Legislative reception
01/08/18 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
Officers and Members The Annual Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters Legislative Reception will be Thursday February 8th at 5:30 pm.  Thursday afternoon between 1:30 and 2:00 President Wing will have an executive board meeting with all members encouraged to attend.  We will also have a small workshop with a representative from KP&F.
Call For Assistance
01/08/18 - IAFF 1826
JP, Missi, and Bill, One of our Lieutenants has been going through a very personal issue with his daughter. They have moved up to MA for the open heart surgery and treatments until they can move back home. Progress is slow and they have secured an apartment close to the hospital. Expenses are adding up with having to pay additional monthly bills (rent, electric, etc).
 
 
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