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Retiree Get Together
08/22/19 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
The next two retiree get togethers will be held at the Dante Club on Wednesday, September 11th and Wednesday November 19th from 9 to noon.
Stair Climb
08/22/19 - PFFNH
Registration link: http://events.firehero.org/site/TR.
Hazmat Technician Class
08/22/19 - IAFF Local 135
Good afternoon, Please register for the upcoming IAFF HazMat Training event: Class:               IAFF 80-hr.
Humboldt Pl. Structure Fire
08/22/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 7:56 p.m. on Monday, August 19, 2019, Local members responded to a house fire at 6245 S. Humboldt Pl. in Centennial. Light smoke was visible from the attic vents when members arrived, and the residents had safely evacuated without injury. Members advanced a hose line to the 2nd floor and where a fire burning in the attic was quickly extinguished.
ERN the Burn Family Event
08/22/19 - IAFF Local 21
ERN the BURN Family Event August 24th 8am-1pm Lake Phalen, Picnic Pavilion 7 Events to choose from ** City of Saint Paul Employees will earn 50 points for participating towards their wellbeing program ** * 5K Run- 8am Start * 5K Walk- 8:15am Start * Family Event Scavenger Hunt- 9am-11am * Boot Camp- 8:30am and 10am Start by G.Y.M.
Membership Meeting
08/21/19 - IAFF Local F-102
All Hands,    A Membership Meeting is being scheduled for 04 September 2019, at Crash Fire Station 62, and will commence at 1730 hours. Listed below is a running agenda for the meeting. If you wish to have anything added to the agenda for consideration, please feel free to contact me.
Heritage Reqional Park Brush Fire
08/19/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 1:18 p.m. on Monday August 19th, Local members responded to a vegetation fire at Highland Heritage Regional Park, located southwest of University Boulevard and South Quebec Street. When members arrived, they encountered a 50x50 foot area of grass and weeds on fire spreading into thicker vegetation.
Western Welcome Week Parade
08/19/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
From keeping everyone safe to joining in the fun, South Metro personnel enjoyed the Western Welcome Week Parade in Littleton, CO today. Local 2086 sponsored Children’s Parade kicked off the Main Street event with the South Metro Safety Foundation Engine ½ and Engine 11 leading the way. Judges included members of the SMFR Board of Directors and an Assistant Fire Chief.
The IAFF Local 244 General Election will be held in December 2019 (Exact Date-TBD)
08/19/19 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention All Members: Nominations for the 2019 General Election officially open at the General Membership Meeting on September 12, 2019 and will close at the General Membership Meeting on November 14, 2019. In accordance with the Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters IAFF Local 244 Bylaws: Article X, Officer Elections, Section 4.
2020 IAFF Local 244 Negotiating Teams
08/19/19 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention Members: At this time we are accepting letters of interest for the 2020 Negotiating Teams for both City and County Chapters. Please send the interest letters to President Cheney jcheneyiaff@gmail.com and cc your respective Chapter Vice Presidents. Letters are due by September 4, 2019.
Register your foursome today for our 15th Annual Charity Fundraiser Golf Tournament!
08/19/19 - IAFF 323
August, 2019 - Book your foursome today for our 15th Annual Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society Golf Tournament taking place on Wednesday, September 11th at Burnaby's Riverway Golf Course.
Engineer Kaiser Retirement
08/16/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
Congratulations to Engineer Dave Kaiser for 39 years of service to the South Metro community.  Enjoy your retirement! https://www.southmetro.
Friday Update 8-16-19
08/16/19 - IAFF Local 1014
Firefighters Rescue Nine Ducklings from Catch Basin in Stamford
08/14/19 - IAFF Local 786
Stamford Engine 5 Firefighters Safely Remove Nine Ducklings and Escort Family Back to the Mill River.
August 14, 2019: INTRODUCING THE IAFF-CT. NO LENDER COST HOME LOAN
08/14/19 - UPFFA
INTRODUCING THE IAFF-CT.
2020 Group Calendars
08/13/19 - International Association of Firefighters
2020 Group Calendars are available in the "Member Resources" section.
CAMBRIDGE RETIREMENT BOARD ENDORSEMENT
08/13/19 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Brothers and Sisters, You should have received (or should receive shortly) a ballot for election to the Cambridge Retirement Board via US Postal Service. The election is for a board member for a three-year term from 10/1/2019 to 9/30/2022. Members may vote for one of the two candidates for election. Local 30's Executive Board has voted to endorse Local 30 member John R.
FF Steven Bahr
08/13/19 - IAFF Local 1403
Metro Dade Firefighters Local 1403 regrets to announce the passing of Retired FF Steven Bahr on August 11, 2019. He just turned 70 this year as well. Steven proudly served MDFR for 30 years. He was hired 3/18/74 and retired in 6/30/04. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace. Services to be announced.
Retired Chief Patrick Lyons
08/13/19 - IAFF Local 1403
Metro-Dade Firefighters Local 1403 regrets to announce the passing of Retired Chief Patrick Lyons on August 11, 2019. He just turned 70. Chief Lyons proudly served MDFR for 35 years. He was an avid mountain biker and frisbee golf player and lived his life to the fullest. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace. Services to be announced.
Notice of Election, Field Representative
08/13/19 - IAFF 1826
To all Local 1826 Members, Field Representative William Simpson has tendered his resignation effective January 1, 2020. Nominations for the position of Local 1826 Field Representative will be accepted at the August 29th, 2019 Local 1826 Bi-Monthly Meeting. Meeting is held at the SWFL International Airport Training Center, 15924 Air Cargo Lane, Ft. Myers, Fl. Meeting starts at 6:30PM.
Franklin St. Vehicle vs. House
08/12/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 5:40 a.m. on Monday August 12th, Local Members responded to a car vs. house accident at 7231 S. Franklin St. in Centennial. When crews arrived, they found a vehicle against the home and significant damage to one corner of the structure. The residents were home when the accident occurred and safely evacuated without injuries. Paramedics evaluated the driver of the car who was also uninjured.
SPFD & SPFF 1st Annual Golf Tournament
08/12/19 - IAFF Local 21
MDA GOLF OUTING
08/12/19 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Office Closure
08/12/19 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
Redmond Fire & Rescue will be closed during the lunch hour from 12:00-1:00 Monday through Friday August 12-16.  Please visit our main office from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm this week.
S. Prince Street Structure Fire
08/11/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 1:24 a.m. on Saturday August 11th, Local members responded to reports of an apartment building fire at 5873 S. Prince Street in Littleton. Upon arrival, members observed flames and smoke coming from the 3rd floor on the Church Street Side. Officers from Littleton Police Department started evacuating the structure while members advanced hose lines.
Front End Loader Fire
08/11/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 12:01 on August 9th, 2019 Local members responded to a reported commercial vehicle fire at 7120 S. Jordan Rd. in Centennial. Quint 35 arrived on scene and found a large CAT front end loader fully engulfed in fire.  Members were able to quickly extinguish the fire before it was able to spread.  No injuries were reported.
Signs of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
08/09/19 - UPFFA
Parkside Apartment Complex Fire.
08/09/19 - IAFF Local 1164
Parkside Apartment Complex Fire 3:30 AM on 8/10/19. Livonia Fire Department crews rescued two civilians who were trapped on the second floor and contained the fire to the original 2 units. No injuries reported . Photo Credit: Photographer Matt Zmuda. See Pictures Here. http://www.livoniafirefighters.com/index.cfm?zone=/unionactive/view_pics.
Meeting Location Changed
08/08/19 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
Monthly meetings will now be held at Vancostas Restaurant at the corner of Denbigh & Old Courthouse Way.
2nd Annual Mental Health Awareness Golf Event
08/07/19 - IAFF Local 42
Download the Registration Form here.
Paramedic Hansford Retirement
08/07/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
Congratulations to Paramedic Troy Hansford for 30 years with South Metro Fire Rescue! We wish him all the best in his next life chapter. https://www.southmetro.
August 2019 General Membership Meetings
08/07/19 - International Association of Firefighters
Our next Union meetings will be on Wednesday, August 7th and Thursday, August 8th. Both meetings will take place at The Cabin (on the patio, behind the fireplace) on Route 33 in Freehold and start at 1700 sharp. Please make every effort to attend.
Membership Information Update
08/07/19 - IAFF Local 1403
During the up-coming weeks, Local 1403 will begin the process of updating its membership database in an effort to continue improving our communication with our members. Local 1403 is looking to utilize modern platforms that facilitate getting information out to large groups.
Town Hall with New Base Commander
08/07/19 - IAFF Local F283
The new base commander will be having two town halls. I attached the dates and times below, hope to see you there.
2019 Ct. United Ride Press Release
08/06/19 - UPFFA
2019 Ct.
West Powers Ave Structure Fire
08/06/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
On the evening of Monday August 5th, Local 2086 and 1309 members responded to a house fire in the 3400 block of West Powers Avenue in Littleton. While crews were enroute smoke was already visible from a distance. Upon arrival members encountered heavy smoke conditions and confirmed with the occupants that everyone safely evacuated.
August 15, 2019 - Special Meeting
08/05/19 - IAFF Local 2980
Due to several pressing matters the Executive Board has found it necessary to schedule a special meeting.
South Olathe Cir. Structure Fire
08/05/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
On August 2nd, 2019 at approximately 16:18 Local members responded to a reported residential structure fire at 5009 S. Olathe Circle. Engine 22, stationed a block away, arrived within minutes of the call and found a deck burning behind the residence. Members made quick work of the fire and forced entered into the home to check for extension, and the rest of the alarm as cancelled.
8th Annual Guns And Hoses Golf Tournament
08/05/19 - IAFF Local 21
We are excited to announce that the 8th Annual Guns And Hoses Golf Tournament will be held at Prestwick Golf Club located in Woodbury on Tuesday September 17th.
Highland Games Tug Of War 2019
08/05/19 - IAFF Local 1164
2019 Tug of War team: Samson, Dash, Keen, JD, Audette, DiLernia, McKee, Parkin, Graff, Gilbert, Romine, Hewitt. We pulled hard but fell to the Marines in the first round.
Discounted hotel rooms for the IAFF Memorial/ Colorado Rockies Game
08/05/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good morning and happy Monday, the Annual IAFF fallen firefighter memorial is coming up quickly and we have a link and phone number you can call to reserve a room at the Colorado Springs Marriot for Friday Sept 20th-Sunday the 22nd. Rooms are $149 and more memorial details will follow soon but the discounted room rates are only good until August 21st, so don’t wait. 1.800.932.
Passing of Charter Member Captain Arthur K. Daly Jr.
08/05/19 - International Association of Firefighters
IAFF Local F-147 regrets to announce the passing of Captain Arthur K. Daly Jr. age 83 passed away on Friday August 2, 2019 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune. He was born in Neptune and lived there and in W. Belmar most of his life. Art served his country as a member of the 505 Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division 1953-1956. Art is a member of the P.G.A.
2019 Randall Atkinson Memorial Academic Scholarship
08/03/19 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
All members- We are experiencing difficulties on the CPFF Foundation website with the 2019-2020 application for the Randall Atkinson Memorial Academic Scholarship. Until we can get that up and running again, please use the following email until we can get the site back up. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Bowles Ave. Vehicle vs. Building
08/03/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 11:07 a.m. on Saturday August 3rd, Local 2086 and 1309 members responded to a vehicle vs. building accident at 8246 W. Bowles Ave. in Jefferson County. When members from South Metro Engine 13 arrived, they found a pick up truck inside the Qdoba restaurant and began checking for injuries.
Friday Update 8-2-19
08/02/19 - IAFF Local 1014
Walmart Donation
08/02/19 - IAFF Local 1164
Thank You to Walmart North for their donation of 1500.00 dollars to our department during their re-grand opening. The store manager gave away several grants including ours and Livonia Police Department.
August 1, 2019: Workshop on Ct. PTSD Legislation
08/01/19 - UPFFA
August 1, 2019 Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Assocition of Connecticut Workshop on Ct.
 
 
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