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04/28/16 - IAFF Local 1014
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04/28/16 - IAFF Local 1014
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04/28/16 - IAFF Local 1014
Guns & Hoses Starts Soon!
04/28/16 - Local 2580
Our 8th Annual Guns & Hoses Softball Tournament starts tomorrow.   Fri., 4/29 - 6:30pm:  CHFD vs. UNC Burn Center Staff - 7:30pm:  CHFD vs. CHPD for bragging rights Sat., 4/30 Games start at 9:00am & will continue through the afternoon.   All games will be at Homestead Park (100 Aquatic Dr., Chapel Hill, NC; www.townofchapelhill.
We now have a cancer bill
04/28/16 - IAFF Local 1565
The State of Idaho now has a bill covering the medical treatment of Fire Fighters who develop certain kinds of cancer.  This bill is over 10 years in the making.  Good job Boise Brothers.
20/20 Lasik Exclusive Offer
04/28/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Brothers and Sisters, 20/20 Institute has been a long time supporter of the CPFF Foundation.  20/20 is offering CPFF members an exclusive offer for their Lasik services.  Please see the attached flyer and contact 20/20 Lasik for specific details on this benefit.
3rd Annual CPFF Foundation Cup Golf Tournament
04/28/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Brothers and Sisters, CPFF Foundation Cup Golf Tournament is just around the corner.  This is a great opportunity to support our Foundation and help us provide aid and support to Colorado firefighters and their families.  Registration for individual players is $150 or a foursome can be purchased for $400, a savings of $200.
Congratulations Chief Hicks
04/28/16 - IAFF Local 1652
Local 1652 would like to congratulate Deputy Chief Joseph Hicks on his promotion to Chief of the Department!  Chief Hicks was appointed and sworn in at the Town's Selectmen's meeting Tuesday April 26th, 2016.  We wish Chief Hicks the best of luck in his new position and we look forward to working with you into the future.
Active Duty Death Announcement
04/28/16 - IAFF local 2464
It is with great sadness that the Walpole Firefighters, I.A.F.F. Local 2464 announce the active duty death of Firefighter Ryan Ferreira. Brother Ferreira passed away on April 25th 2016 after suffering a medical emergency. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. Services will be announced in the near future, and will be posted here when made available.
Firefighter Ryan Ferreira Memorial Fund Online Donations
04/28/16 - IAFF local 2464
This link is for our online fundraising portal. Currently all donations received through this paypal account will go towards the Firefighter Ryan Ferreira Memorial Fund.
Western Berks EMS L4803 member injured today
04/27/16 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
Western Berks EMS L4803 member Melissa Lill was injured this morning in a 2 vehicle MVA. A Go Fund Me account has been set up and the link is below. Details will provided when they are available. https://www.gofundme.
FPF Delegates and Alternates
04/27/16 - IAFF Local 1403
Fire & EMS Service Day
04/27/16 - IAFF Local 21
2016 MDA Challenge
04/27/16 - IAFF Local 42
Bill To Help Firefighters Diagnosed With Cancer Heads To Governor’s Desk
04/27/16 - UPFFA
The Senate joined the House Tuesday in approving a bill that would create a relief fund for firefighters who are diagnosed with certain types of cancer related to their job. The decision to establish the relief fund followed a year of fighting over a bill that would force municipalities to prove a firefighter didn’t get the cancer while working for the town.
Fire & EMS Service Day
04/27/16 - Saint Paul Fire Foundation
Charter Township of Canton Taking Applications
04/27/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
Firefighter / Paramedic (Full-time) – Posted 4/25/2016 Salary Range $44,014 to $72,952
Fallen Firefighters Memorial
04/27/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good morning all members.  This is just a quick update on the Fallen Firefighters Memorial which is being held Saturday September 17th.  As you're probably well aware, this year will be an especially big year for our membership with Brother John Whelan being added to the memorial wall as well as Brother Jay Kittleson.
Local 293 Gun Raffle May 15th
04/27/16 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
Join us May 15th for the ERIE FIREFIGHTERS LOCAL 293 Gun Raffle. It will be held at the Zem Zem Shrine Club at 38th and Zuck. Doors open at 1pm. Drawings are 2pm -6pm. Food and Refreshments provided. Donation $10 This is a very important fund raiser to benefit our 2019 State Convention. SEE YOU THERE Contact any Board Member for more information.
Group 1 battles 2 alarm fire on Lakeview Ave
04/26/16 - IAFF Local 853
Firefighters were called to Lakeview Ave around 2:30 and arrived to find heavy fire on the second floor from three windows of a 3 story building. A second alarm was quickly struck as first in companies started to stretch lines to the seat of the fire and search for occupants who still might be trapped in the building. The search was able to rescue several pets but no people were found.
April 26, 2016: Ct. State Senate Voted to support the UPFFA of Ct. Cancer Legislation
04/26/16 - UPFFA
Today the Connecticut State Senate voted 35-1 to support House Bill 5262 the UPFFA of Ct Cancer Legislation Last week the House of Representative voted unanimously to support this legislation.
2 Alarm fire strikes home on Gibson Street
04/26/16 - IAFF Local 853
On the morning of April 20th the members of Group 3 were called to Gibson Street for a reported structure fire. First alarm companies were met with heavy fire showing from the "bravo" side of the structure on the second floor and a extra alarm was quickly sounded.
2016 Missouri Fallen Firefighter Memorial
04/26/16 - IAFF Local 42
The 2016 Missouri Fallen Firefighter Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 Candlelight Service at 9:00 PM and on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 10:30 AM.  Both events will be held rain or shine.  IAFF Local 42 Brothers Larry Leggio and John Mesh will be honored at these events. More information may be available at Fire Fighters Association of Missouri.
2016 UPFFA of Connecticut Golf Tournament
04/26/16 - UPFFA
2016 UPFFA of Connecticut Golf Tournament Thank you Sponsors, Golfers & Oronoque Country Club For a great day on Monday, April 25th Peter S. Carozza, President, UPFFA of Ct.
May 2016 General Membership Meetings
04/26/16 - International Association of Firefighters
Our next quarterly general membership meetings will take place on Tuesday, May 17th and Wednesday, May 18th. Both meetings will start at 1700 sharp at The Cabin on Route 33 in Freehold. The meetings will take place on the patio (back room behind the fireplace). Please make every effort to attend at least one of the meetings and please be on time. See you there.
Hamilton County Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial Statue begins 1,700-mile journey home
04/26/16 - IAFF Local 4416
The bronze sculpture that serves as the centerpiece to the Hamilton County Fallen Firefighters Memorial begins its 1700-mile journey home from near Tuscon, Arizona to Noblesville this week after more than eight years of planning and fundraising by a committee of firefighters.
Exeter L-3491 Golf Tournament
04/26/16 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
FF Ryan Ferreira Memorial Fund
04/26/16 - IAFF local 2464
We are currently accepting donations for the family of Firefighter Ryan Ferreira who passed away April 25. 100% of the proceeds will go to Ryan's family to assist them with any expenses they need.
AFPD Board Election
04/25/16 - Arvada Professional Fire FIghters Association, IAFF Local 4056
Arvada Professional Firefighters Local 4056 support Kirk Rassmussen and Tim Allport for Arvada Fire District Board. 1: We chose our candidates by their qualifications for the job, based on their experiences. We feel these candidates are what the District and our community need to move department into the future.  2.
Congress Considers Establishing a Fire Fighter Cancer Registry
04/25/16 - IAFF Local 4416
In a rare display of bipartisanship, members from both sides of the aisle in Congress have joined ranks to press for the establishment of a national cancer registry specifically for fire fighters. Representatives Richard Hanna (R-NY) and Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) have introduced H.R. 4625, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act, to establish such a registry.
Second trial set for man accused of starting fire
04/25/16 - IAFF Local 1164
A second jury trial is set for next week for a Wayne man accused of attempted murder last fall in Livonia. Jonathan Darlington, 46, will return Tuesday to the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice before Circuit Judge Dana Hathaway, according to the online court calendar.
Local 858 Family Day with the Rockies
04/25/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Hello All Members new and old, active and retired.  We have our Local 858 family day with the Rockies coming up on Sunday August 21st VS the Chicago Cubs.  We have tickets available for $35 a piece which includes our catered picnic event under the grandstands.  Game starts @ 2;10pm, we get in at 11 am for our private all you can eat Rockies-fest.
2016 Missouri Fallen Firefighter Memorial
04/25/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
The 2016 Missouri Fallen Firefighter Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 Candlelight Service and Sunday, May 15, 2016.  Both events will be held rain or shine.  More information may be available at Fire Fighters Association of Missouri.
2016 Public Safety Basketball and Pingpong Tournament
04/25/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Scholarship
04/24/16 - IAFF Local 3785
Cinco De Mayo Parade
04/23/16 - IAFF Local 21
Join us at the Cinco De Mayo Parade - Saturday, May 7, 2016.  Parade Starts at 10:00 a.m. and runs on Cesar Chavez from Wabasha to Ada. Bring your family and friends and march with your fellow firefighters. Meet in the parking lot on the north side of Plato just west of Wabasha by 9:30 a.m. to line up for the parade.
L30 NOTIFICATION
04/23/16 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
ATTENTION RETIREES For those of you who still visit our website, the Member Log-In has been updated to active members only. The only reason behind this change is for easier utilization of new "Member Resources" notifications & features on the website and upcoming mobile app. The majority of the content will continue to be available wihout a password.
SB 3: Contact House Retirement Members
04/23/16 - PFFA
Nashville Fire Fighters Foundation Charity Golf Tournament
04/23/16 - IAFF 14th District
L1403 Contract Negotiations Update
04/23/16 - IAFF Local 1403
Local 1403 had negotiations with the County yesterday. The meeting lasted approximately 3 hours and we temporarily agreed to 26 articles. This was a productive interaction between the local and the county. The hope for the next meeting, May 3 at the 111 bldg., is to be even more productive and possibly get through the remaining articles.
City of Medford Objects to Merger Petition April 21, 2016
04/23/16 - Medford Firefighters Local 1431
The City of Medford objects to the merging of the smaller Battalion Chief unit with the larger Fire Fighters unit.
2016 Nashville Fire Fighters Charity Golf Tournament
04/23/16 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
Download Golf Event Flier here.
Fire Fighters and Paramedics announce endorsed candidates
04/23/16 - IAFF Local 4416
Branson's Scott Firefighter Challenge Coming Soon!
04/22/16 - Southern Missouri Professional Fire Fighters
Time is running out to get registered for the Branson Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge! This year's event is coming up quickly on May 6th and 7th. Participants can sign up as an individual, tandem team, or a 5-member relay team* at www.firefighterchallenge.
O'Brien Fundraiser
04/22/16 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
Help support Londonderry L-3160 Fire Fighter Zach O'Brien. He was recently diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma and currently going through chemo. The Nutfield Fire Protection District Fund is holding a short fundraiser for him. $20 a shirt and all proceeds will be donated to him.
New Braunfels Professional Firefighters Association to award scholarships to two local High Schools.
04/22/16 - New Braunfels Professional Firefighters Association
The members of the New Braunfels Professional Fire Fighters Association voted to approve two $1000 scholarships to Canyon and New Braunfels High Schools. The Emergency Services Scholarship 2016 is aimed to encourage local students to enter the challenging and rewarding career field of Emergency Services.
House Appropriations approves $3 million for firefighter cancer coverage
04/21/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
House Appropriations approves $3 million for firefighter cancer coverage Firefighters rallied in Lansing earlier this year, pushing for cancer coverage they were promised by the state more than a year ago.

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