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35th IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial
09/18/21 - PFFMaine
Registration for the 35th IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial, scheduled for September 18, 2021, is now open.
Lewisburg Local 4917
06/17/21 - PPFFA
Local 4917 Lewisburg's 2016-2021 CBA along with their 2021-2023 Contract MOU/extension have been added to the contract section of the website.
Livonia First Responders Foundation
06/17/21 - IAFF Local 1164
Livonia Police Department's Chief Caid, Livonia Fire & Rescue's Chief Heavener and AlphaUSA's Chuck Dardas talked about the new Livonia First Responders Foundation. Watch the interview with Dan West, President of the Livonia Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are available at the Chamber, Livonia Parks and Recreation and the Treasurer's Office at City Hall! https://fb.
Benevolent Fund & TV Fund Deductions
06/16/21 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention Members: Be advised, deductions for Benevolent and TV Fund will be deducted next month (July 2021) 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 2021.
2021 SFPFF Conference
06/15/21 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
June 1, 2021 All Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters State & Local Affiliate Officers: In accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws of the Southern Federation of Professional Firefighters, I am sending notice in regard to your annual membership in the organization and the 2021 SFPFF Conference.
2021 IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial
06/15/21 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
September 18, 2021 • ? Colorado Springs, Colorado We strongly recommend that all participants be fully vaccinated to attend. If you are not vaccinated, we strongly recommend that you wear a mask and socially distance.
July 11, 2021: Tommy Fund New Haven Pizza Challenge
06/14/21 - UPFFA
2021 UPFFA of Ct. Scholarship Recipients
06/14/21 - UPFFA
The Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut is pleased to announce the 2021 Scholarship Recipients  2021 Michael C. Osiecki Memorial Scholarship Kelsey J. Matthews, New Britain, Local 992, IAFF  2021 George Crowley Memorial Scholarship Ethan J. Edmondson, Fairfield, Local 1426, IAFF Cassandra G.
2021 St. Florian Scholarship Fund Application: NOW OPEN
06/14/21 - IAFF Local 42
The St. Florian Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for (2021) and are accepting applications thru Friday, August 6, 2021 at 4:00 PM.  Application can be submitted by one of these three (3) following methods: Return via US Mail postmarked by August 6, 2021 to IAFF Local 42, 6320 Manchester Ave.
Teton Ct. Structure Fire
06/12/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
June 11, 2021 - 5:13 a.m. SMFR's 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received a call for a fire that was in the backyard of a residence near Lincoln Ave and Lone Tree Parkway. When District Chief 1 arrived on scene, he confirmed that it was a working structure fire viewing fire both on the primary home and extending into a secondary home.
Fox 13 News- Venice EMS
06/10/21 - Suncoast Firefighters
Friday Update 6-4-21
06/09/21 - IAFF Local 1014
Memorial Sunday
06/09/21 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
Memorial Sunday will be held on June 13th at 9 am. Uniform of the day is Class A with white gloves and no mourning band. Arrive 15 minutes early for formation. Please make every effort to attend.
2021 - IAFF Local 671 Charity Golf Event
06/09/21 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Download Registration Form here.
2021 Columbia Firefighters Annual Golf Tournament
06/09/21 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Denver Fire Fighters Scholarship Fund
06/09/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Denver Firefighter’s Scholarship Fund 2021 Denver Fire Scholarship – DEADLINE JULY 1 The Denver Fire Department Foundation and Burg Simpson are pleased to announce the 2021 Denver Fire Scholarship. We will award one $1,500 scholarship to a qualifying student who is the child of an active or retired Denver firefighter.
06/09/21 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
6 Convention flyer 2021 F.
United Way of Charlotte County Award
06/09/21 - Suncoast Firefighters
06/08/21 - IAFF Local 4381
Columbia Firefighters Association is hosting it’s first annual golf tournament on August 14th at Stoneybrook Golf Course in Columbia! Gates open at 7am, tee time will be 8am. Prizes available! We have availabilities and are currently looking for hole sponsors. See flyer for more details.
Wells Fargo
06/07/21 - PFFNH
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Response to KC Star Regarding Local 42 CBA
06/07/21 - IAFF Local 42
2021 Guns N Hoses Event
06/07/21 - IAFF Local 42
2021 Guns N Hoses Charity Boxing Event This years event will be held on August 7, 2021 at Municipal Auditorium at 6:30 PM.  Please mark your calendar and an Event Flier is forthcoming.  You can purchase tickets NOW ONLINE.
Monday Morning Headlines
06/06/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Monday Morning Headlines  Collective Bargaining 6/7 & 6/8 Save the Date 8/5 - 8/8 Save the Date 8/22
E-bike battery caused Springfield apartment fire
06/05/21 - IAFF Local 648
E-bike battery caused Springfield apartment fire HAMPDEN COUNTY by: Tony Fay Posted: Jun 3, 2021 / 05:32 AM EDT / Updated: Jun 3, 2021 / 09:26 AM EDT SPRINGFIELD, Mass.
Fire destroys garage in Springfield
06/05/21 - IAFF Local 648
Fire destroys garage in Springfield HAMPDEN COUNTY by: Nancy Asiamah Posted: Jun 4, 2021 / 12:02 AM EDT / Updated: Jun 4, 2021 / 12:02 AM EDT SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A garage on Laurelton Street in Springfield was completely destroyed in a fire Thursday evening.
06/03/21 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
If anyone would like to donate,  there is still time to do so.  The link to Donate is https://runsignup.com/Race/Donate/MA/Marlborough/BFitHeroesCupHockeyTournament#tab-teamFundraiserSelect BFit Heroes Cup Hockey Tournament Online Donations The BFit Heroes Cup Hockey Tournament is on Friday June 11, 2021 to Sunday June 13, 2021.
Worker trapped after porch collapsed in Springfield
06/03/21 - IAFF Local 648
Worker trapped after porch collapsed in Springfield HAMPDEN COUNTY by: WWLP Digital First Posted: Jun 2, 2021 / 03:00 PM EDT / Updated: Jun 2, 2021 / 06:59 PM EDT SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Crews from the Springfield Fire Department were called for a porch that collapsed Wednesday afternoon.
E-bike battery caused Springfield apartment fire
06/03/21 - IAFF Local 648
E-bike battery caused Springfield apartment fire HAMPDEN COUNTY by: Tony Fay Posted: Jun 3, 2021 / 05:32 AM EDT / Updated: Jun 3, 2021 / 09:26 AM EDT SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – An overheated electric bike battery is being blamed for a fire at an apartment in Springfield’s Six Corners neighborhood Wednesday night.
Information Session and Union Meeting TODAY
06/02/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Union Meeting and Information Session  The Union Meeting will be held TODAY, Thursday, June 3 at 8:30 am. The Union Meeting will be held in the Event Center and all are welcome.  There will be a ZOOM Information Session at the start of the meeting for members on duty and those unable to attend. Please click on the links below to register for the ZOOM Information Meeting. 
PPFFA Act 17 (COVID) H&L/Worker's Comp Zoom Presentation
06/02/21 - PPFFA
The link to May's Zoom presentation conducted by Attorney Michael Dryden on Heart and Lung/Worker's Comp issues regarding Act 17 (COVID), is now available in the member's section of the website.
Celebrating PRIDE Month
05/31/21 - IAFF Local 21
Local 21 is proud to recognize the diversity in our union and celebrates our LGBTQ members.  We encourage everyone to continue to raise awareness and take positive steps towards an inclusive culture.
8.16.2021 | L21 x MDA Golf Tournament
05/31/21 - IAFF Local 21
Save the date!  Monday, August 16th, 2021! The Fill the Boot Golf Classic returns.  Gather your friends and come join IAFF Local 21 and the MDA in raising funds for Muscular Dystrophy research and programs. More information and event registration will be available soon.  Questions and inquiries may be directed to the Local 21 MDA Coordinator, Sam Severtsgaard, Engine Co.
South Waco Way Structure Fire
05/31/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 10:59 a.m. on Saturday May 29, 2021, Local members responded to several reports of a house fire in the 6600 block of South Waco Way in Arapahoe County. Members observed a plume of smoke in the air while responding and upon arrival they found a shed fire extending into the garage and adjacent home.
Meeting Notice | June 2021
05/31/21 - IAFF Local 21
Memorial Day 2021 | Thank You
05/31/21 - IAFF Local 21
This Memorial Day, Saint Paul Firefighters IAFF Local 21 honors our military members and those in Public Service who have made the ultimate sacrifice.  Thank you.
Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Retired Captain Rudy Thell
05/31/21 - IAFF Local 21
Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Fire Captain Rudolph G. “Rudy” Thell. Captain Rudy Thell started with the Saint Paul Fire Department on January 1, 1954 and retired in 1991. Rudy became a Paramedic in the mid 1970s and was assigned as Fire Captain of Engine 24 on the C Shift for a large part of his career.
Monday Morning Headlines
05/30/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Monday Morning Memorial Day 5/31 - Union Office Closed Information Session and Union Meeting 6/2 and 6/3 Collective Bargaining City Meetings 6/3 & 6/4 Fishing Derby 8/19
Notice of for Office
05/30/21 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
Water Safety
05/28/21 - IAFF Local 902
Nearly 75% of drownings involving children happen at home — a sobering statistic, and one that is more relevant than ever this summer. While a small pool is a great way to beat the heat, fire fighters and emergency medical responders are urging homeowners to practice simple safety rules to avoid a tragedy.
Friday Update 5-28-21
05/28/21 - IAFF Local 1014
Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Retired FEO John Kowalski
05/27/21 - IAFF Local 21
Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Fire Equipment Operator John Kowalski. FEO John “Jake” Kowalski started with the Saint Paul Fire Department on April 16, 1963 and retired in the early 1990’s.  John spent most of his career assigned to Engine Company 01 on the A Shift as FEO. John also served as IAFF Local 21 Treasurer in the 1980’s.
2021 | Memorial Day Service
05/25/21 - IAFF Local 21
Saint Paul Firefighters IAFF Local 21 will be hosting a Memorial Day service at Oakland Cemetery in Saint Paul on Saturday, May 29th, 2021 at 8:30am. Please join us as we honor and remember our fellow firefighters who have passed away.
County Chapter TA'd CBA Informational Meetings & Voting
05/23/21 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Bernalillo County Local 244 members, Our negotiation team has reached a tentative agreement with management in regard to our Collective Bargaining Agreement. As you know, the circumstances of this past year have been challenging for all. Everyone is still in the recovering phase of this COVID pandemic. This portion of negotiations was just for compensation articles.
Aberdeen St. Structure Fire
05/22/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 8:58 a.m. on Saturday May 22, 2021, a 911 caller reported brown smoke coming from the front door of a home under construction at 6092 S. Aberdeen St. in Littleton. When Local members arrived, light smoke was visible, and Firefighters advanced a hose line inside to search for the fire and possible victims.
Friday Update 5-21-21
05/21/21 - IAFF Local 1014
*** Last Reminder *** Memorial Services for Brother Dave Novotny
05/21/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
On November 27th, 2020, Dave Novotny passed away from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a Line of Duty Illness. The memorial for Dave will be held at 3:30 pm on Saturday, May 22nd, 2021, at the Colorado Professional Fire Fighters Event Center, 12 Lakeside Lane, Denver, Colorado 80212. Seating will begin at 3:00 pm. Attire will be Class A uniform with shrouded badges for the day of the memorial.
Friday Update 5-14-21
05/21/21 - IAFF Local 1014
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