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Back to School Drive
08/20/18 - IAFF Local 51
Members,  If you can please stop by Lt Parkers Back to School Drive at Masonic Family  Back to School Drive 1808 Hunter Dr.
Hudson Helmet Raffle
08/20/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
The Professional Firefighters of Hudson Local 3154 are raffling off a Sam Houston N6A Leather fire helmet. They're selling 300 tickets and will draw a winner once all tickets have been sold. Tickets are 10 dollars each. This would not be possible without the kind donation from Bergerons Protective Clothing.
EVENT REMINDER
08/20/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
2018 IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Information
08/19/18 - Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters
The 2015 IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Service will be held Saturday, September 15, 2018.  Online registration begins June 1, 2018. The Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters Local 5 are proud to be the host Local for the IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial.
2018 IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Procession
08/19/18 - Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters
Fellow IAFF Locals Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 5 is currently evaluating the condition of the roads within the city of Colorado Springs in preparation for the 2018 Fallen Firefighter Memorial procession.
NOTICE TO IAFF LOCAL 42 MEMBERS REGARDING UNION DUES
08/19/18 - IAFF Local 42
On June 27, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision in Janus v. AFSCME, Council 31.  That decision invalidated a public sector union’s ability to require non-members to pay and an employer’s ability to deduct “agency” or “fair share” or “service” fees from non-members’ pay.
Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired Captain Matthew Towey
08/19/18 - IAFF Local 21
Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of Retired Captain Matthew Towey who passed away on August 14, 2018.     A private gathering at Fort Snelling National Cemetery will be held on August 20, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. Close friends and relatives are welcome to gather in assembly area #5.
Local 4349 Firefighter goes green
08/18/18 - IAFF Local 4349
Brian Ciuchta is one of Local 4349's most fit employees.  In an attempt to meet his nutritional needs for the ultra marathons he competes in, he has been experimenting with growing Microgreens.  According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture “microgreens” is a marketing term referring to tiny, edible greens grown from the seeds of vegetables and herbs.
Your next cancer research donation!
08/18/18 - Lets Fire Cancer
A huge "THANK YOU" to all of our very generous supporters. Since 2010, you have donated over $250,000. to established, promising cancer research programs.
Lake County Professional Firefighters Endorse Sean Parks
08/17/18 - IAFF Local 3990
Clermont, Fla . — Today, the Sean Parks Campaign announced the endorsement of the Professional Firefighters of Lake County Local 3990. Parks is seeking re-election to the District 2 seat on the Lake County Commission. He was first elected in 2010.
LA County Employee lawsuit - you might have a claim....
08/16/18 - 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 LA COUNTY MAY HAVE UNDERPAID ITS EMPLOYEES OVERTIME. YOU MIGHT HAVE A CLAIM.
Saint Paul Fire Foundation FireBall
08/16/18 - IAFF Local 21
This years Saint Paul Fire Foundation FireBall is on October 5th, 2018 at the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront hotel.
Membership Meeting
08/15/18 - IAFF Local F-102
All Hands,    A Membership meeting has been scheduled for 30 August 2018 at Crash Station 62 and will commence at 1730 Hours. A running agenda shall be created upon the Union website calendar for all to review. Please be advised that due to cancellation of RingCentral platform only members in personal attendance will have a vote.
Rochester FF Thurber Benefit
08/15/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
All proceeds benefit Tyler, a 26 year old Rochester firefighter, who was recently diagnosed with Mediastinal Large B-Cell Lymphoma. He's receiving chemotherapy treatment at Mass General.
Passing of Captain Hector Lopez
08/15/18 - Waterbury Fire Fighters Association
NEW BRITAIN – Capt. Hector Lopez, 59, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York, surrounded by the love and comfort of his family after a short but courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Maria (Rivera) Lopez. Hector was born Aug. 10, 1959, in Waterbury, the son of the late Deacon Alejandro and Anna (Tirado) Lopez.
Mission BBQ 9-11 Never Forget Cup sale
08/15/18 - IAFF 1826
To all Local 1826 Members, Mission BBQ is conducting their annual 9-11 "Never Forget" cup sale, proceeds for their year's sales will go to FMPD, and specifically our fallen Brother Mike Camelo Jr's family. Please see attachments containing information for this sale.
Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired Firefighter Jack Addyman
08/14/18 - IAFF Local 21
   Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of Retired Firefighter Jack Addyman who passed on August 13, 2018.  Firefighter Addyman started with Saint Paul Fire on June 16, 1958 and retired on March 30, 1995.  Arrangements will be posted when available.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Ct. Primary Day
08/14/18 - UPFFA
Tuesday, August 14, 2018: Members of the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut working with UPFFA Endorsed Candidates.
2018 CFRS Pension Review Analysis
08/14/18 - Charlotte Firefighters Association
Attached is the analysis report of our retirement system conducted by third party CBIZ Retirement Plan Services.
Law Enforcement Assist
08/14/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
For approximately 10 hours on Monday August 13th, Local 2164 assisted our partners at Greenwood Village Police with an incident inside the La Quinta Inn, located at Arapahoe Road and I-25.
August 13,2018: UPFFA Endorsed Candidates visit Meriden Fire Headquarters
08/13/18 - UPFFA
Potomac and Broncos MVA with HazMAT
08/13/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
On Monday, August 13th, Local 2164 members responded to a property damage vehicle accident at Potomac Street and Broncos Parkway. When members arrived, they discovered a dump truck vs. sedan collision with a ruptured diesel tank and fuel leaking out. Engine 42 and the Hazardous Materials Team (Haz-Mat 38) also responded to assist.
Commerical Structure Fire
08/13/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 2 p.m. on Saturday August 11th, Local 2164 members responded to a building fire at the Parker Funeral Home, located at 10325 Parkglenn Way. When members arrived they observed smoke showing from the attic and chimney structure; and the employees confirmed that everyone was safe and outside.
MDA FILL THE BOOT!!!!
08/13/18 - IAFF Local 1264
Thank you for your continued support to MDA's Fill the Boot.
Brother Habell
08/12/18 - IAFF Local 1014
Summer Block Party
08/12/18 - IAFF local 2464
The first Annual Summer Block Party was a huge success! We hope everyone who came out had as much fun as we all did. We would like to thank the Walpole Town Recreation Department for doing an excellent job with this event & starting this great partnership. Can't wait to host this again next year.
IAFF Convention 2018
08/11/18 - IAFF Local 51
Check out this year's 100-year conference Please follow these links for more convention2018.iaff.
Greater Hanover L2045 Cancer Benefit Ride
08/11/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
The Greater Hanover  Professional Firefighters Association will be hosting the 2nd Annual "Bikin for Boobies" ride on September 15th.  Registration starts at 9am at the Clover Lane Station, 204 Clover Lane in Hanover, PA. The ride will leave from there and is about 90 miles.
Save Engine 6
08/10/18 - IAFF Local 135
Please take a moment to watch this PSA on Engine 6.  The Politicians plan to remove it at the end of the year.  How will this impact the safety of your family? Click this link to view the video.
IAFF 54TH CONVENTION - SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - AUGUST 6-10, 2018
08/09/18 - UPFFA
The Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut would like to thank the following IAFF Locals from Connecticut for attending the IAFF 54th Convention in Seattle, Washington for the 100th Anniversary of our great organization. For those Connecticut IAFF Locals who were unable to attend your, Local was listed and recognized in our support of this event.
"THANK YOU" I.A.F.F. Members - Resolution # 40 PASSES!
08/08/18 - Lets Fire Cancer
A HUGE "THANK YOU" to all I.A.F.F. Members for adopting Resolution #40 "SUPPORT OF CANCER RESEARCH" at the 2018 International Association of Fire Fighters Convention.
Fire Fighter Down
08/06/18 - IAFF Local 2032
Fire fighter down!” It’s the radio distress call no one wants to hear. For 16 years, professional fire fighter Reece Chambers has been risking his life to save others, the past 14 with East Jefferson Fire Rescue, where he is currently a Lieutenant. Recently Reece received a personal version of “Fire fighter down!” — he needed a heart transplant.
New members wanted
08/06/18 - IAFF Local 1264
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/moa/default.cfm.
MSCFF NEW Mobile App
08/05/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
The Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters is proud to introduce our newest communication tool; the UnionActive™ Mobile Application for Android, iOS Smartphones and Tablets.  This new technology works in concert with our website.  All this is required to use the Mobile App is to be a registered user with the MSCFF website.
IAFF Convention Leave
08/05/18 - IAFF Local #1945
Members, Your union leadership is currently attending the 100th IAFF Convention.  We are asking that you please support the eboard and bargaining team by signing up to cover our shifts. Please speak with members of your firehouse to see if you can cover full shifts, or make two partials work together. Please contact your on-duty BC to assist them with this.
IAFF Statement on SCOTUS Decision on Janus v AFCSME Council 31
08/04/18 - IAFF Local 902
The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) General President Harold A. Schaitberger released the following statement on the Janus v AFSCME Council 31 Supreme Court Decision. “The Janus v AFSCME Council 31 case was pushed by forces that want to take away the voices of fire fighters and the power of all public employee unions.
Historic Cancer Legislation
08/04/18 - IAFF Local 902
The Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts, thanks Governor Charlie Baker and the entire Massachusetts Legislature for working with us on this historic cancer legislation protecting our members and our families.
2018 MPFF Convention Information
08/04/18 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
Let's Help Reece!
08/03/18 - Lets Help Reece
While it doesn’t happen often, there are times when a firefighter is overcome by smoke or otherwise injured while fighting a fire. A call will go out with the message: Firefighter down—additional resources needed. This moment in time is when those resources—in the form of donations—are needed for this firefighter.
Odd Man Rush
08/03/18 - IAFF Local 1264
Fill The Keg for Join Odd Man Rush Brewing and the Muscular Dystrophy Association for the 2018 Fill the Boot Kick Off Party! Come down to the brewery to support the Anchorage Area Fire Fighters as we kick off the 2018 Fill The Boot drive.
LODD-FF Susan Peptone, Everett Local 143
08/03/18 - IAFF Local 739
RE: Line of Duty Death (LODD) Cancer - Sister Susan Pipitone L143 - Everett, MA. Brothers & Sisters: The Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts regrets to announce the Line of Duty Death Death of Sister Susan Pipitone, Everett Fire Fighters Local 143, due to Occupational Cancer.
18th Annual Ct. United Ride- September 9, 2018
08/02/18 - UPFFA
IAFF 54TH CONVENTION - SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - AUGUST 6-10, 2018
08/02/18 - UPFFA
Back to School Shopping 2018
08/02/18 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
ATTENTION ALL MEMBERS: Back to school shopping will take place this Monday, August 6th!!! The school supplies will be purchased using our Charity Account funds. The school supplies go to children in our community who could use a helping hand. The supplies will be handed out during a block party event, which details will be released shortly.
PERSONAL HEALTH ASSESSMENTS
08/01/18 - IAFF Local 176
Funeral Arrangements For Arson Investigator Jamie Novak
08/01/18 - IAFF Local 21
A visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, August 7, from 3 to 7 pm at: Grandstrand Funeral Home 11900 Lake Lane North Lindstrom, MN 55045 A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, August 8. The time will be confirmed on Thursday this week - another announcement will go out once that is confirmed. There will be a visitation for an hour prior to this service at the church.
2018 Fire Leadership Challenge
08/01/18 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
Join us in Keystone, CO for the 2018 Fire Leadership Challenge - October 23 - 26. Fire Leadership Challenge 2018 will be back in Keystone, CO this Fall – October 23 – 26.
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IAFF Local 51
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2018 IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Procession
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