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Female Firefighter Reproductive Cancer Coverage
02/25/21 - PFFMaine
On Wednesday, February 17th, 2012 first responders testified in support of a bill that would provide more protections under the workers' compensation system for fire fighters who contract reproductive cancers due to their employment. LD 213, sponsored by Rep.
2020 Firefighter Ad
03/27/20 - IAFF Local 1476
FIREFIGHTER-EMT/PARAMEDIC SOUTH PORTLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT A progressive ISO Class One Fire Department on the Southern Maine Coast is looking for qualified, motivated, and career oriented individuals. Preference will be given for Paramedic applicants. The Department is responsible for Fire, EMS and Hazmat response.
2020 Firefighter Ad
03/27/20 - IAFF Local 1476
FIREFIGHTER-EMT/PARAMEDIC SOUTH PORTLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT A progressive ISO Class One Fire Department on the Southern Maine Coast is looking for qualified, motivated, and career oriented individuals. Preference will be given for Paramedic applicants. The Department is responsible for Fire, EMS and Hazmat response.
Fundraiser Event Postponed.
03/22/20 - IAFF Local 740
The Fundraiser event scheduled for April 10, 2020 has been postponed due to COVID-19.
Boston Stair Climb 2020
02/03/20 - IAFF Local 740
March 28, 2020 in Boston Our team is : Portland Firefighters Local 740 Contact Ralph Munroe for more info. All members are welcome to attend.
Behavioral Health Response Program
10/18/19 - PFFMaine
MDA Fundraiser
08/29/19 - IAFF Local 740
September Workshop on Protecting Children
07/12/19 - IAFF Local 740
PFFMaine's Behavioral Health Response Program
03/20/19 - PFFMaine
Sisters and Brothers, Firestrong is an independently operated online resource for members of the Fire Service and their families. The mission of Firestrong is to offer mental, emotional, and physical support to each member of the fire department and their families by providing educational tools, resources, crisis intervention assistance (crisis line) and peer support services. The Professional Fire Fighters of Maine has partnered with Firestrong and have incorporated their resources into the PFFMaine’s Behavioral Health Response Program.
Cancer Risks for Firefighters: More Than You May Realize
03/20/19 - PFFMaine
By Diane Atwood Two years ago, 43-year-old Maine firefighter Mike Nixon was diagnosed with malignant melanoma — the most dangerous form of skin cancer. “I had a spot develop in a weird place on my ear,” he says. “It wasn’t on top where you’d think people would get skin cancer, where there is sun exposure.
Maine Scientist to Study Link Between Fire Fighters and Cancer
03/20/19 - PFFMaine
By Caitlin Burchill Posted Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 Firefighters risk their lives daily for those in the community. A scientist says there are many health risks involved and what protects them is part of the problem. Caitlin Burchill explains. ==== The Orrington Fire Chief wants to protect his crew at all costs.
The History of YOUR IAFF
03/20/19 - PFFMaine
The IAFF was organized on February 28, 1918, as 36 delegates representing 24 local fire fighter unions convene in Washington, DC. They debate on a name for the new organization, deciding between the International Brotherhood of Fire Fighters and the International Association of Fire Fighters. Click Here to review the great history of our Great Union!
Study: Exposure to flame retardant chemicals means firefighters face higher cancer risk than previously thought
03/20/19 - PFFMaine
Study: Exposure to flame retardant chemicals means firefighters face higher cancer risk than previously thought ELLSWORTH, Maine — New research by a Blue Hill scientist shows that during a fire, firefighters are exposed to dangerous levels of toxic, cancer-causing chemicals created when commercial flame retardants burn.
Fundraiser 2019 Event info
12/14/18 - IAFF Local 740
Fundraiser 2019
12/14/18 - IAFF Local 740
Assisance from the IAFF Available
12/03/18 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery has treated more than 500 members struggling with addiction, post-traumatic stress, complicated grief and other related behavioral health challenges. Exclusively for IAFF members, the Center provides a safe haven for members to talk with other brothers and sisters who have faced similar challenges.
man Vs. Machine
07/15/18 - Portsmouth Fire Fighters Charitable Association
Red Cross - "Sound The Alarm"
07/06/18 - IAFF Local 740
Makeup Game June 23
05/29/18 - IAFF Local 740
Terry Walsh is retiring. Party details attached.
05/14/18 - IAFF Local 740
Charity Poker Run
03/22/18 - Michael J. Crouse, National Coordinator
New England Patriots Vs. PHS Charity Game
03/14/18 - IAFF Local 740
Training in New Hampshire
01/12/18 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
Portland Disaster Relief Fundraiser
12/11/17 - IAFF Local 740
Shift Calendar 2018
12/01/17 - IAFF Local 740
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