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    Cinco De Mayo Shirts
    04/19/18 - IAFF Local 21
    Cinco De Mayo shirts available.
    2018 Golf League
    04/18/18 - IAFF Local 21
    Saint Paul Fire Fighters Summer Golf League All retired and active department golfers we will try to begin our season April 25th at Oak Glen in Stillwater. Tee times remain the same at 7:45 am to 8:30 am on every Wednesday, Golf and Cart $34.  Make sure to ask for SAINT PAUL FIREFIGHTER RATE when paying. Family and friends welcome.
    Highway 67 Brush Fire
    04/18/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    Just after 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, Local 2164 members were requested for an automatic aid wildland fire on the north side of Highway 67 west of Rampart Range Road in the Pike National Forest. With a Red Flag and High Wind Warning in effect and 60 mph wind gusts being observed; a pre-evacuation area was established from Sugar Creek to Sedalia and additional resources were called.
    Lt. Paul Harvey Retires
    04/18/18 - IAFF Local 739
    Lieutenant Paul Harvey Retires The Officers and Members of Lynn Local 739 wish to congratulate Lt. Paul Harvey on his retirement.  Paul, may you enjoy a long and healthy retirement.
    MARCH OF THE BULL UPDATE
    04/17/18 - IAFF Local 3169
    **THE MARCH OF THE BULL UPDATE** I know everyone has been on the edge of their seats awaiting word on Bull’s arrival to Marion County and after talking to his Logistics Team yesterday we have a more definite picture of his arrival.  Bull in currently making his way across Orange County which is the department he retired from before starting his walk.
    Foxtail Drive Fire
    04/17/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    Just after 10 a.m. on Tuesday April 17th, Local 2164 members assisted Castle Rock Fire Rescue with a wind driven structure fire in the 4800 block of N. Foxtail Drive. Simultaneous wildland fires near Larkspur and Sedalia were also challenging firefighters from all Douglas County fire districts, including South Metro.
    2018 NM Fire Muster & 5K Race
    04/17/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    Attention Members, IAFF Local 244 will be hosting the 2nd Annual New Mexico Fire Muster and 5k on June 16, 2018 at Balloon Fiesta Park. The NM Fire Muster & 5K event was created to support and raise money for the IAFF Local 244 Survivor’s Fund and Membership Assistance Program.
    LAC Fallen Firefighter Memorial April 21st, 2018
    04/16/18 - IAFF Local 1014
    First Responders Night
    04/16/18 - IAFF Local 51
    First Responders Night May 20, 2018 @ 6:05pm $30 Tickets Tickets Include: Entrance to game Reserved Seat Limited Buffet Contact Union Office @ (915)598-8117 *First 80 tickets will be sold for $30 each then tickets will be $39 each, first come first serve.
    Promotions
    04/16/18 - IAFF Local 21
    Congratulations to Firefighters Jeremy Coy Engine 20-A and Kate Heckaman Engine 22-B on their recent promotion to Captain.
    Local 772 Announces the passing of Lt. David Dow (Ret)
    04/15/18 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
    Local 772 sadly announces the passing of Lieutenant David Dow (retired). David passed away on April 13, 2018, from a long battle with brain cancer. A Firefighter's funeral has been requested by the family and local 772.
    Baton Rouge Firefighters win Pensacola Firefighter Challenge
    04/15/18 - PFFA
    Congrats to this group of firefighters representing Baton Rouge Firefighters Local 557 and the dept in the Pensacola firefighter challenge this weekend . They won the event , and set the new course record .
    Announcing the passing of Lt. David Dow (Ret.)
    04/15/18 - IAFF Local 772
    It is with great sadness that IAFF Local 772 announces the passing of Lt. David Dow (Ret.) after a long and courageous battle with brain cancer.
    Cottontail Vehicle Fire
    04/14/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    At around 11:30 April 10th, Local 2164 members from Station 41 extinguished this diesel pick up truck fire on Cottontail Lane before it could spread to the dry grass. No one was injured and the cause is under investigation. http://www.southmetro.
    June 2, 2018: MDA Muscle Walk
    04/14/18 - UPFFA
    The Muscular Dystrophy Association will be having its annual Muscle Walk on June 2nd at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. Matt Abdifar, of New Britain Local 992 has created a Muscle Walk Team named, IAFF Fire Fighters.
    Retiree's Get Together
    04/14/18 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
    The next retiree' get together will be held Wednesday, May 9th at the Dante Club on Craigie St from 9 am until noon. Coffee and donuts provided. If any retirement paperwork needs to be notarized, there will be a notary in attendance.
    Demopolis News Release
    04/14/18 - IAFF 14th District
    The city of Demopolis AL is playing politics with public safety. By having as few as 2 fire fighters on each fire truck, the city is ignoring nationally accepted science and studies that prove a minimum of 4 fire fighters per truck is the most efficient and safe way for fire fighters to protect their community.
    Livonia firefighter injured battling Sunday garage fire
    04/14/18 - IAFF Local 1164
    A fire in Sunday damaged this garage at a house on Norfolk west of Merriman.(Photo: Livonia Fire Department)
    Louisiana Firefighter Appreciation Day
    04/13/18 - PFFA
    Quebec St. Haz-Mat
    04/13/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    At 1:45 p.m. on Thursday April 12th, Local 2164 members responded to a hazardous materials incident at 5340 S. Quebec Street in Greenwood Village. 3 Employees in one of the offices experienced eye and throat irritation after being exposed to an unknown powder and they dialed 911. 13 units responded to the scene including the SMFR Haz-Mat and Decontamination apparatus.
    Molle Retirement
    04/13/18 - IAFF Local 1264
    Hey All, Just a reminder that we have Tim Molle’s retirement party coming up on the 21st of April from 7 to 11pm at O’Malley’s.  Please pass the word to any retirees you run into.  We have passed out envelopes at all the stations and have set up a go fund me if that is easier.   https://www.gofundme.
    Notice of Election of Delegates
    04/12/18 - IAFF Local 1403
    On April 24th from 2000 to 2020 we will be taking nominations for Delegates and Alternates to The 74th Annual Florida Professional Firefighter Convention in Naples FL.
    Luzerne Co. L0840 Pig Roast Fundraiser
    04/12/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Luzerne County Professional Fie Fighters Local 840 will host a Pig Roast Saturday May 19, 2018 with the proceeds to offset the cost of the September Golf Tournament. This will be held at the Polish American Veterans (PAV) Pavilion 2 S. Oak St., Plains, PA 18705. Tickets are $30.00 in advance and $35.00 at the door.
    Child Safety Seats
    04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
    Find out about upcoming clinic dates, Oregon Child Safety Seat Laws, and more.
    Outdoor Burning
    04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
    Find out about general requirements, commercial burning, and more.
    Property Insurance (ISO)
    04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
    Welcome Insurance Companies! We have developed the following tools to assist you with your questions regarding protection classifications and requesting fire reports when needed.  We hope you will find this page helpful.
    Make A Payment
    04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
    Make A Payment (Payment types include ambulance, rescue, training, car seat, address sign or any other invoiced fee.
    Insurance
    04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
    Welcome Insurance Companies! We have developed the following tools to assist you with your questions regarding protection classifications and requesting fire reports when needed.  We hope you will find this page helpful. Thank You.
    Child Safety Seats
    04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
    Child Safety Seat Clinics  Clinic Date Changes Our May clinic is cancelled. Sisters/Camp Sherman will be holding a clinic on Friday, May 4th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm at 301 S Elm Street, Sisters. We have discontinued the second Wednesday clinics.
    Local 2403 Fundraiser
    04/12/18 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
    Join Adams County Professional Firefighters Local 2403 along with Bruz Beers on April 21st from 6pm -11pm for the tapping of SUPER STACHE FIREHOUSE IPA. Proceeds from beer sales and events go to assist the family of Firefighter Brett Anderson. A food truck will be on hand, along with Bruz Beers other craft beers. See attached flyer for more information. See you there.
    Arvada District Board Election
    04/12/18 - Arvada Professional Fire FIghters Association, IAFF Local 4056
    APFFA Support James Gagliano and Steve Smith for Arvada Fire District Board.
    SHOW SUPPORT FOR CFD HOCKEY IN THE HERO'S CUP
    04/11/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    Brothers and Sisters, The Schedule for the 2018 BFit Hero's Cup Hockey Tournament is set. Cambridge Fire will be playing in Division B2, and we will be playing for Fraternal Order of Fire Fighter Military Veterans, Inc. There are various other Hero's Cup events throughout the weekend all being held at the New England Sports Center. So come on down and support us.
    PFD's newest LTs
    04/11/18 - IAFF Local 2647
    After the intense public discussion portion of the City Council meetings (unrelated topic), Jim Heath (Right) & Matt Risley (Center) were appointed by the City Council at the 4/10/18 Meeting as Pittsfield Fire's newest Lieutenants. Congratulations to both gentlemen on their well deserved promotions!
    SFPFF Confrence
    04/11/18 - Irving Professional Fire Fighters Association
    The 2018 SFPFF Conference will be held in San Antonio, TX and hosted by IAFF Local 624.  The Conference dates are Wednesday, April 11, 2018 thru Friday, April 13, 2018.
    Leary Talks at Darrow School
    04/11/18 - IAFF Local 2647
    Local 2647 President / Fire investigator Rob Leary visited Darrow School on Tuesday to talk about the scientific methodology of fire scene investigation.
    Mike Dennis Going Away Party
    04/10/18 - IAFF Local 1264
    Message from the family, to the family Finally, Mike Dennis is quitting.  His last shift for AFD St. 11 - B shift will be April 23rd.  Directly afterwards on the 24th of April at approx. 9:30 am we will be having a breakfast at the Peanut Farm.  His retirement party will be May 12th 6:00 pm at the Golden Lion Hotel, courtesy of Marvin Kneaper and Family.
    An open letter to Chief Osby and the members of Local 1014
    04/09/18 - IAFF Local 1014
    Cherry Creek Trail Brush Fire
    04/08/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    At 2:16 p.m. on Sunday, April 8th multiple 911 callers reported a small vegetation fire burning along the Cherry Creek just south of the Cottonwood Bridge in Parker. The first member from Local 2164 arrived on scene 3 minutes later and discovered a fast moving grass fire spreading into the trees with no structures threatened.
    League School 5k
    04/08/18 - IAFF local 2464
    On April 7th Chief Tim Bailey, FF Dave Jenks, FF Colin Ryle & FF Jon McNamara ran the 5th Annual League School 5k to raise awareness & support for Autism. Lt. Peter Carter sold Walpole Fire Autism Awareness T-Shirts at the event as well with proceeds going to the ALEC. Information on the ALEC can be found at the link below: https://www.autismspeaks.
    Passing of Retired FF Richard Love
    04/08/18 - IAFF Local 739
    Passing of FF Richard Love Engine 8 - Retired The Officers and Members of Lynn Local 739 regret to announce the death of Firefighter Richard Love of Engine 8, Retired.  Arrangements: Visitation: Tuesday April 10, 2018, 10AM-12PM at Solimine Funeral Home, Broadway. Burial: Following visitation at Firefighter's Lot, Pine Grove Cemetery.
    48/96 Work Schedule and One Year Trial Vote
    04/07/18 - Medford Firefighters Local 1431
    At the April 3, 2018 union meeitng a motion was passed creating a ballot to approve or not approve moving to the 48/96 work schedule for a one year trial.  The Ballot will go live Monday April 9th at 0900 hours and will close April 23 at 1700 hours.
    Hazleton L0507 Designer Purse Bag Fundraiser
    04/07/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Brothers and Sisters: Hazleton L0507 will hold their Designer Bag Bingo to benefit MDA on Sunday April 29, 2018. The location is Terrace Hall 601 S. Poplar St., Hazleton, PA 18201 Tickets are $25.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door. For more information see the attached flyer or J.T. Klein 570.233.1819 Jamie Galade 570.861.2670 Tami Martin 570.956.
    Meeting with Chief Liebold
    04/07/18 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
    FPF Legislative Wrap Up Report
    04/06/18 - IAFF 1826
    NLFD Takes Delivery of a new Engine
    04/06/18 - New London Fire Fighters
    The New London Fire Department took delivery of a new Ferrara engine this week. Engine 1 will be housed at fire HQ on Bank St.
    14 BRISTOL ST FIRE
    04/06/18 - New London Fire Fighters
    On March 27th, units responded to 14 Bristol St early in the morning to combat a fire that worked itself to the outside walls. The fire was knocked down quickly by first respoding units.
    Spring Cleanup at FF Memorial Fountain
    04/06/18 - IAFF Local 42
    The Penn Valley Park Commission has asked that we assist them again with the cleanup around the Kansas City, MO Firefighters Memorial Fountain, located at 31st and Broadway on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 8:00 AM.
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