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March 19, 2018
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Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations in the US and Canada.

Local 3169 Hosts CPR & Stop the Bleed Programs
03/31/18 - IAFF Local 3169
Professional Firefighters of Marion County will be hosting a FREE CPR and Stop the Bleed programs for the community.  Since the most recent tragedies in Las Vegas your Local 3169 felt it was important to host a free CPR and Stop the Bleed program for our community. Saturday, March 31st from 0800-1600 at the MCSO Multi Purpose Building.
Swearing in Ceremony
03/19/18 - Local 1347
There will be a swearing in ceremony for the promotions of Captain William Maietta, Lieutenant Ryan Gleason and newly appointed firefighters Mark Fider and Mary Piotrowski. Friday March 23rd, 2018 at 4:00pm The ceremony will be held in the Watertown Savings Bank Room at the Watertown Public Library   All dept members are invited to attend.
Conrad Cordova Is Retiring
03/19/18 - IAFF Local 21
26th Annual Gala Ball - tickets now available!
03/19/18 - IAFF 323
March, 2018 - Tickets are now available for the 26th Annual Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society Gala Ball, presented by Scotiabank: When: Saturday, April 14, 2018; Cocktails at 5:30 pm; Dinner at 7:00 pm.
Williston Job Posting
03/19/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont
CAREER  FIREFIGHTER / PARAMEDIC The Williston Fire Department, a combination career/call Department located in Chittenden County, Vermont, has four (4) full-time openings for the position of Career Firefighter/Paramedic.  These are vacant positions with a July 9, 2018 start date.
Springfield fire kills 3, injures 4 as people jump to safety
03/18/18 - IAFF Local 648
Salmon Slam
03/18/18 - Franklin Park Firefighters
A. Michael Mullane Symposium Registration
03/18/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
Crump Conquering Cancer 5k
03/17/18 - Arkansas Professional Fire Fighters Association
Campden Place Fire
03/16/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 5 p.m. on Friday afternoon Local 2164 and 2086 members responded to a residential structure fire on Campden Place in Castle Pines. Initially there was no smoke visible on arrival, and then a working fire was discovered on the first floor burning through the exterior wall. Firefighters advanced attack lines inside and quickly controlled the fire.
IAFF 7th District New Fire Fighter Conference
03/16/18 - IAFF 7th District
The office of the 7th District VP is happy to announce the IAFF 7th District New Member Conference is scheduled.  It will be held on May 16-18, 2018 (reception on the evening of the 15th) at the Kennewick, Washington Red Lion.
St Paddy's Day Parade
03/16/18 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Tomorrow is the big day, like Christmas for the Irish and wanna be Irish.  If you would like to meet and march in the parade, meet us in Coors Field Lot A between 8:30-9am and look for the 858 Anitque rig and DFD Rigs.  If you are a PROBY come on out, show in force, let's make the DFD look good, remeber to wear your Class A with hat.
L4890 Montgomery Twp. Fundraiser
03/16/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
Brothers and Sisters:   L4890 Montgomery Twp. Will be hosting their 3rd Annual Bocce Tournament Fundraiser. Sponsorship and team openings are still available for this June 9, 2018 event.   Please see the attached documents or follow the link below for more information. https://www.facebook.
Reynolds Drive Brush Fire
03/15/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2018, South Metro Dispatchers received several 911 reports of a large brush fire along the railroad tracks near Highway 85 and Airport Road in Douglas County. First arriving Engine and Brush 40 found a slow moving brush fire threatening trailers behind 7374 Reynolds Drive.
Raise a glass
03/15/18 - Longmont Professional Fire Fighters Association - IAFF Local 1806
Raise a glass in memory of Shane Deines @ Berthoud Brewing Company.  March 25th 1200-1700.
Stop the Bleed Campaign Classes
03/15/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
Please check back periodically as new classes will be added when they become available.  Search for a class: Instructor Portal: https://cms.bleedingcontrol.
2018 Local 1826 Election
03/15/18 - IAFF 1826
To all Local 1826 Members, The 2018 Election for the position of Vice President has three candidates; (alphabetical) Bryan Alexander Henry Garcia James Hagie Election times and places: 1. April 23rd, 2018 (Monday), Positano Place at Naples Clubhouse, 12910 Positano Circle, Naples, Fl. 34105. Polls open from 8:00Am-noon. 2.
FF Kevin Walsh Retires
03/14/18 - IAFF Local 739
Firefighter Kevin Walsh Retires The officers and members of Lynn Local 739 wish to congratulate Firefighter Kevin Walsh of C-4 Aide on his retirement.  Walshy, may you enjoy a long and healthy retirement.
Cancer and why we fight
03/14/18 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
please watch http://www.fox25boston.
2018 Elk's Firefighter of the Year
03/14/18 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
Local 2687 would like to congratulate Captain Hugh O'Callaghan on receiving the Hamden Elk's Firefighter of the Year Award! Hugh was honored during a ceremony on Saturday, March 10th. Congratulations on this well deserved honor.
42nd Biennial AFFI Convention
03/13/18 - St. Charles Professional Firefighters Local 3322
AFFI Members The St. Charles Professional Firefighters Local 3322 has been working diligently to organize a great convention for members throughout the state.  We are excited to announce that details are available to book your stay at the resport, register for the golf outing, purchase apparel and support the convention through various sponsorship packages.
Memphis Street Fire
03/12/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 12:55 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018, 2164 members responded to a reported house fire at 7442 South Memphis Street in Arapahoe County. A neighbor noticed a fire near the back porch, called 911 and didn’t get an answer at the front door. First arriving Engine 42 observed light smoke from the rear of the home and advanced an attack line.
MVA with Extrication
03/12/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
Local members responded to a MVA with extrication needed.  http://www.southmetro.
FF Joseph Toscano Memorial Dedication
03/12/18 - Local 1347
Firefighter Joseph Toscano Memorial Dedication is on  March 17th 2018 at 1000hrs.
March is Tornado Preparedness Month!
03/12/18 - IAFF Local 2760
Get ready for a tornado with these easy to remember tips.
St Patricks Day Parade
03/11/18 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good evening members, Next Saturday March 17th is the Annual St. Patricks Day parade in Denver, Local 858 will have the antique rig in the parade and all members are welcome to march along with the Colorado Emerald Society in the front of the parade.
Charter Locals Represent Arkansas in Washington D.C.
03/11/18 - Arkansas Professional Fire Fighters Association
Recently, Arkansas Professional Firefighters traveled to Washington D.C. to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the International Association of Fire Fighters.
Mick Morgan's 5k
03/10/18 - IAFF local 2464
Lt. Brian Cherella, FF Ben Foley, FF Colin Ryle, & FF Donovan Minutolo ran in the 7th Annual Mick Morgan's St. Patrick's 5k Race on March 10, 2018. All proceeds from this race go directly to supporting HESSCO programs & services that care for the elderly or disabled living independently at home.
Saint Paul Fire Foundation - MN Wild
03/10/18 - IAFF Local 21
Members recognized as Angel Medics
03/10/18 - IAFF Local 4416
Congratulations to our Local 4416 members and all the recipients of the St. Vincent Angel Medic Award. This recognition is awarded each year to an EMT or paramedic in each of the fire departments in Central Indiana. The recipients represent the best the industry has to offer.
KCFD Retired Fire Fighters
03/09/18 - IAFF Local 42
The Kansas City, Missouri Retired Fire Fighters Association has established its own website.  This is one of the best online sources for KCFD History and we invite you to visit them and learn something new about something old.  Special acknowledgement to Chuck Gabert, KCFD Retired Fire Captain and Ray Elder, KCFD Retired Fire Captain and KCFD Historian.
“Boston’s Bravest: Facing A Hidden Killer”
03/09/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
2018 IAFF Convention Delegates
03/09/18 - IAFF Local 42
Sisters and Brothers: Pursuant to the provisions of the IAFF Constitution and By-laws and the Greater Kansas City Fire Fighters, IAFF Local 42 Constitution By-laws, the 54th Convention of the International Association of Fire Fighters will be held at the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) in Seattle, Washington, beginning Monday, August 6, 2018.
2018 Spring Fling Event
03/09/18 - IAFF Local 42
Spring Forward Sunday, Change Your Batteries
03/08/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
This weekend as you change your clocks, check your alarms. Prevent that annoying chirp of a dying smoke alarm battery by replacing the alkaline batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms now, unless you have newer alarms with 10-year sealed batteries. Check the age of your alarms.
Local Member Assists DFD
03/08/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
Local 2164 member A. Cooper and his specially trained search dog Prism assisted Denver Fire personnel in their search for two missing workers after a intense fire at a apartment building under construction.
MDA 1st Annual TOPGOLF Golf Tournament
03/08/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
Ready to play some golf?  Get your team together for a fun competition that supports a great cause.  MDA's 1st annual golf tournament at TOPGOLF.  Monday May 21, 2018 from 10am-2pm.  See the attachment for more info! Click below to Register: http://www2.mda.
Change Your Clocks Change Your Batteries
03/08/18 - IAFF Local 902
This weekend as you change your clocks, check your alarms. Prevent that annoying chirp of a dying smoke alarm battery by replacing the alkaline batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms now, unless you have newer alarms with 10-year sealed batteries. Check the age of your alarms.
2018 Jennings Scholarship
03/08/18 - Everett Firefighters Local 143
Dear Applicant: It is that time of year again when the John J. and Nora Jennings Memorial Scholarship is opened and is now accepting applications for 2018.  We encourage you to apply and we look forward to reading all applications and 2018 essays.  This information has been posted to PFFM.
St Practice Day!!
03/08/18 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
CPFF Foundation St. Practice Day Beer
Help for Conor Lamb Dem running for Congress
03/08/18 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
Hi!, I, Rosann Barker of the NWPA ALF am currently working in the Washington Greene CLC Office Located at 1 S. College St. Washington, PA 15301. We really need help. Congressional District -18 has an 11 Pt Republican advantage.
Brother Delanoy Honored
03/08/18 - IAFF Local 274
Congratulations to Br. Chris Delanoy for being chosen as the Aide to the Grand Marshall for this years City of White Plains St. Patrick's Day Parade. Brother Delanoy has been an active Union member since 2003 serving on the Executive Board for 10 years first as a trustee and then as Welfare Chairman. Local 274 would like to wish Br.
100 Anniversary
03/07/18 - IAFF Local 51
Local 51 Participates in IAFF 100 Year Anniversary! Professional fire fighters first started uniting in the mid-19th century as organizations designed to assist fire fighters injured on the job or for the families of fire fighters killed in the line of duty. Many individual fire unions independently affiliated through the American Federation of Labor (AFL) – established in 1886.
100 Anniversary
03/07/18 - IAFF Local 51
Local 51 participates in IAFF 100 Year Anniversary! http://100years.iaff.
March 7, 2018: Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut Legislative Breakfast, Washington, D. C
03/07/18 - UPFFA
March 7, 2018: IAFF Legislative Conference, Washington, D. C.: Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut Legislative Breakfast – Peter S. Carozza, Pres., UPFFA of Ct.
Lisbon Way Fire
03/06/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
March 5 2018 ~ At 12:58 Local 2164 members were dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 5828 S. Lisbon Way in Centennial. Initial radio reports indicate a small fire on the deck in the rear of the residence. Firefighters arrived on scene within minutes of the call and made quick work of the blaze before it could spread to the residence.
March 4-7, 2018 IAFF Legislative Conference, Washington D. C.
03/06/18 - UPFFA
Connecticut Fire Fighters members of the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association  of Connecticut meeting with our Connecticut Delegation Staff in Washington, DC on Fire Fighters Issues.
State News
IAFF Local 2595
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