Workout Gear 07/20/18 - IAFF Local 21
Work out apparel is in and ready for you to pick up at Station 23. It’s sorted by shift and has your name on the green tape. There is also a packing slip inside your bag. PLEASE CHECK TO MAKE SURE YOUR ORDER IS ACCURATE. If not, please contact Mark O’Dell.
July Minutes Uploaded 07/20/18 - IAFF Local 1403
JULY MINUTES UPLOADED
Go to Member resources under meeting minutes
StepUp Is Close 07/20/18 - Sioux Falls Firefighters Association - IAFF Local 814
Only eight weeks until Step Up for Heroes! It's time to register!
Check out some of the highlights from last year. Sign Up to Step Up at http://bit.ly/StepUpSiouxFalls.
Questions? Contact us at events@stepupforheroes.
Otero Ave Natural Gas Fire 07/19/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 12:50 p.m. on Thursday July 19th, Local 2164 members responded to an accident involving a trenching tractor in a neighborhood under construction at 15895 E. Otero Avenue. The workers called 911 and reported that they struck a natural gas line underground, which burst into flames.
Broadmoor Drive Structure Fire 07/19/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 10:51 a.m. on Thursday July 19th, Local 2164 members responded to a reported residential structure fire at 23541 Broadmoor Drive in Parker. A neighbor heard smoke alarms sounding inside and saw smoke coming from a basement vent. First arriving Engine 47 found smoke showing and upgraded the response to a confirmed fire and additional units were dispatched.
Firefighters Poker Run 07/19/18 - IAFF Local 2866
Preregistration for the Fayetteville Firefighters Poker Run during Bikes, Blues and BBQ is now open. Everyone who preregisters will be guaranteed a poker run t-shirt. All proceeds go to various charities and benefits for the Fayetteville Firefighters. Click here to sign up.
Breast Cancer Awarness Shirts 07/19/18 - IAFF Local 2866
The Fayetteville Firefighters Local 2866 has started it Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign. You can help support us by purchasing one of our Awareness shirts by clicking on the Local 2866 Store on the left side of the webpage. The money raised from the sales of the shirts will go to help support the Washington Regional Cancer Support House.
Shirts are $25 plus shipping.
Chisolm Trail RV 07/18/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention IAFF Local 244 Members:
The New Mexico Professional Fire Fighters Association and Chisolm Trail RV have partnered to bring exclusive pricing to IAFF members statewide for their Travel Trailer, RV or service needs. Owner Erin Chisolm can be reached at (619) 410-2440 for more info.
FF William Newton 07/17/18 - IAFF Local 1403
Metro-Dade Firefighters Local 1403 sadly announces the passing of Retired FF William Newton. William passed away today July 16, 2018. William served MDFR for 34 years. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. William is the father of Capt. John Newton who is currently with MDFR.
LOOKING FOR SUPPORT FOR SOLIDARITY RALLY 07/17/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Brothers and Sisters,
Looking for a show of support at the Solidarity Rally & March for National Grid's Locked Out Gas Workers (4PM on Wednesday 7/18 @ Boston City Hall Plaza). If you can attend, please wear a Local 30 shirt if possible. The President of National Grid's 12003 Gas Workers is Joe Kirylo, the father of Cambridge Firefighters Local 30 Member Gregory Kirylo.
18th District Court Judge Endorsement 07/17/18 - IAFF Local 135
The Wichita Firefighters L135 Fire Pac is endorsing David Lowden for the 18th District Diviion 17 Court Judge in Sedgwick County. David came to us wanting our endorsement. Charles Helm, Jerimiah Toothaker and I met with him and wanted to know our thought and why he wanted our support. He has worked in the DA's office for the last 26 years.
Mike Freeman 1 year Anniversary 07/16/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
Monday July 16, 2018 marks the 1-year anniversary of Engineer Mike Freeman’s Line of Duty Death. “Free” passed away peacefully at his home after suffering from job related cancer. Family, friends and South Metro personnel gathered at fire headquarters while the Honor Guard and Pipes & Drums carried out a remembrance ceremony.
IAFF Center of Excellence 07/16/18 - Charlotte Firefighters Association
The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is a treatment facility for IAFF members who are struggling with addiction, PTSD other related behavioral health challenges.
Click the following link for more information:
59th Annual Gillette Children's Carnival 07/16/18 - IAFF Local 21
This is a reminder that the Gillette Carnival is this Wednesday, July 18th with set up starting at 9:00 am with the carnival running from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. Please refer to the attached documents for free parking that will be provided at the event.
Amazing Mentor Spotlight Interview with Sally A. Casazza 07/13/18 - Toy Program
See full article here.
By Ashley Lin, Adult Spotlight Interviewer and Nonfiction Editor
The San Francisco Firefighters Toy Program is the largest firefighter toy give-away in the United States. Imagine when you went to school one day, there was a fire at your house. All your possessions are gone, including that special teddy bear you’ve had ever since you were a baby.
Structure Fire 7-11-18 07/13/18 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
Hamden Fire Department
2372 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
David A. Berardesca
Chief of Department
Date: July 12, 2018
Contact: Brian Dolan, Fire Marshal 203-407-3182
On Wednesday July 11, at (7:44) p.m. the Hamden Fire Department was dispatched to a reported appliance fire, located at 768 Pine Rock Avenue.
STACHE STRONG 07/13/18 - Lets Fire Cancer
Since 2006, when The Retired Professional Fire Fighters Cancer Fund was founded, I have had the honor and privledge of meeting countless outstanding individuals.
FF James Hammond 07/12/18 - IAFF Local 1403
Metro-Dade Firefighters Local 1403 sadly announces the passing of Retired FF James Hammond. James passed away on July 8, 2018. James served with MDFR for 37 years. James will be missed by all who knew him. The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the FF Charities. You can make a check payable to:
8000 N.W. 21 St.
I-25 Commercial Carrier Fire 07/12/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
Just after 5 p.m. on July 10th a semi traveling southbound on Interstate 25 between Arapahoe Road and Dry Creek Road made a hard stop in traffic; a bale of hay on the trailer came loose and made contact with an exhaust pipe. The bale of hay immediately ignited and quickly spread into the truck and stacks of hay. Thankfully the driver escaped without injuries.
Victory! Fire Fighter Cancer Registry Act Signed Into Law 07/11/18 - IAFF Local 3556
Victory! Fire Fighter Cancer Registry Act Signed Into Law
Culminating more than two years of intense lobbying and hard work by the IAFF and its leadership, President Donald Trump has signed the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018 (H.R. 931) into law.
Paoli Way Structure Fire 07/10/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 1:14 a.m. on Tuesday July 10th, Local 2164 members responded to a reported house fire at 17326 Paoli Way in Parker. When crews arrived, they observed a haze of smoke in the air and stretched an attack hose line to the rear of the home. A smoldering deck fire was discovered and quickly extinguished.
Union Meeting 07/10/18 - IAFF Local 2446
Union Meeting July 17 ,2018 7PM union office venue could change to station one in order to get a quarum.
Topic for discussion will be wages and benifits for contract negotiations. Member input is welcomed.
NE Golf tournament 07/10/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
Luzerne Co. L0840 is hosting the annual North East golf tournament on September 5, 2018 at Sand Springs Country Club 10 Clubhouse Dr, Drum PA. 10:00 AM shotgun start. $95 per golfer.
August 20th Delegate Meeting and Election 07/10/18 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
At the CPFF Annual Meeting a Trustee position was vacated that will need to be filled for the remainder of the term.
A Thank You 07/09/18 - Sioux Falls Firefighters Association - IAFF Local 814
I am Bryce Barnard the Executive Director at Huether Family Match Pointe. I personally wanted to Thank You and acknowledge that we did indeed receive the check/donation for the AED and have purchased it and have it up in our facility. Kirk Rangel was nice enough to come by and train us in on it so we are in a much safer place when it comes to what an AED provides.
Benevolent Fund & TV Fund Deductions 07/09/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Be advised, deductions for Benevolent and TV Fund will be deducted this month (July 2018) in accordance with Article IV, Section 6 and Section 10 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & Bylaws.
City Chapter Members:
Please be advised that deductions for Benevolent Fund and TV Fund are scheduled to come out during the first pay period in July 2018.
Celebration Of Life for Lt. Dennis Whitlock 07/09/18 - IAFF Local 1403
Metro-Dade Firefighters Local 1403 sadly announce the passing of Retired Lt.Dennis Whitlock. Dennis passed away on July 7, 2018 he was 60. He served MDFR from 4/22/96 to 12/09/13. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. May he R.I.P.
2019 Group Calendars and Important Updates 07/07/18 - International Association of Firefighters
Group Calendars for 2019 are now available under the header of "2019 Group Calendars" in the Member Home section of the website. Calendars must be printed in color to be viewed properly.
Parker Road MVA 07/07/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 12:09 p.m. on Friday July 6th, Local 2164 members responded to a traffic collision at South Parker Road and J Morgan Boulevard in Parker. 911 callers reported a commercial vehicle had flipped over and people were trapped. When crews arrived they found a delivery truck on its wheels after rolling over, a sedan with significant frontend damage and a large fuel spill.
Powhaton Brush Fire 07/06/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
Local 2164 members assisted our partners at Local 1290 with a 9 acre brush fire in Southlands on July 4th. The fire burned in open space near Orchard Road and Powhaton Road around 3 p.m. Although a neighborhood was nearby, no homes were threatened. Aurora and South Metro respond together on a regular basis along our district borders to provide the best service possible.
South Curtis Interface Fire 07/06/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 2:15 pm on July 4th, Local 2086 and 2164 members were dispatched to a report of a small grass fire threatening a home at 5607 S. Curtice Street. First arriving Engine 11 sized-up a fast moving small vegetation fire in the backyard and open field behind the address with nearby structures threatened.
2018 Resolutions 07/06/18 - Arkansas Professional Fire Fighters Association
Brothers and Sisters,
The Principle officers for the Arkansas Professional Firefighters recently attended the IAFF District 14 Convention held in Orange Beach, Alabama. While at the event the delegation reviewed the resolutions that will be voted on at the upcoming IAFF convention in Seattle, Washington.
IAFF Center of Excellence 07/06/18 - OSFFC
With the July 4th holiday here, Ihere is the IAFF Center of Excellence for behavorial health treatment and recovery. Our 1-800 # for any IAFF member emergencies that may come up. It's fully staffed 24/7 and can support same day admissions if need be: 844-439-8445
Poll Workers Needed - August 7th Election 07/05/18 - IAFF Local 42
Brothers and Sisters,
As you are well aware, the August 7th Primary Election is approaching very soon. We will need to have poll workers at as many polls as possible. One very important issue on the ballot is Proposition A (Right to Work).
July Meeting Canceled 07/04/18 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
July's monthly meeting has been canceled. Enjoy your summer.
2018 Gillette Childrens Carnival - July 18th 07/04/18 - IAFF Local 21
It's that time of year again for the Gillette Carnival! It's an opportunity to come together as Local 21 to host the 59th Annual Gillette Children's Carnival. Any and all volunteers are greatly appreciated to help make this event a success including family and friends.