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January 23, 2018
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Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations in the US and Canada.

Current Job openings in Maine
01/22/18 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
Call To Action, HB 25
01/22/18 - IAFF 1826
Call (855) 235-2469 and urge our state representatives to vote NO on HB 25. John, The Florida House has put HB 25 on their agenda for this Wednesday, January 24th.
FPF Legislative Session Week 2 Report
01/22/18 - IAFF 1826
Arkansas Professional Firefighters Bass Club
01/22/18 - Arkansas Professional Fire Fighters Association
2018 TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE ALL TOURNAMENTS WILL BE 7:00A.M.-3:00P.M., MUST BE AT RAMP BY 3:00. February 27 Lake Ouachita (crystal springs) March 6 Lake Dardanelle (Illinois Bayou Ramp) March 28 Lake Brewer (South Ramp) April 4 River (Maumelle Park Ramp) April 17th Lake Maumelle (Jolly Rogers) April 30th Greers Ferry (Devils Fork Ramp) May 10th Lake Hamilton (Fish Hatchery Ramp) May 23rd Lake Nimrod (Ramp “TBA”) June 5 Lake Brewer (South Ramp) -Classic is September 18 (location will be drawn for at the last regular tournament). -Have to fish at least 6 of the 9 tournaments to qualify for the classic. Board Contact Information Scotty Sanford 501-288-2051 Little Rock Fire Dept. Scott Stoll 501-425-8554 Little Rock Fire Dept. Dennis Mitchell 501-844-0938 Benton Fire Dept. Greg Widner 479-747-4103 Russellville Fire Dept. Luke Tischler 501-941-0348 Cabot Fire Dept.
March 29, 2018: MDA Boot Camp
01/22/18 - UPFFA
Thursday, March 29, 2018 Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd.
Fathead Challenge Trivia Night Registration Open
01/22/18 - IAFF Local 4416
Registration for the 2018 Fathead Challenge is officially open!    The event is Saturday, February 24th, at Holy Spirit of Giest Catholic Church. Doors at 6pm and Trivia starts at 7pm. $30 per person/$240 per table of 8. (There are also limited VIP tables available for just a 'little' bit more!)   Go to www.fatheadchallenge.
MSCFF - 2018 PEP Training Event
01/22/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired Firefighter Don McCormick
01/22/18 - IAFF Local 21
Firefighters Local 21 extends its deepest sympathies to the family and friends of retired Firefighter Don McCormick who passed away on January 19. Don retired from the department in 1981. Visitation 5:00 – 7:00 PM Tuesday, January 23 at HOLCOMB-HENRY-BOOM-PURCELL Funeral Home, 515 Hwy 96 W., Shoreview. Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 24 at the Church of St.
Fire Fighters Local 4416 names political director
01/22/18 - IAFF Local 4416
Colin Fogarty has been appointed Political Director for the Hamilton County Professional Fire Fighters Association.  Fogarty, originally from Tippecanoe County, is a Fire Fighter-Paramedic serving for over nine years.  He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from Purdue University.
2018 Date of Interest
01/22/18 - Arkansas Professional Fire Fighters Association
January 28-31 IAFF ALTS Lake Buena Vista, FL February 1 IAFF Cancer Summit Lake Buena Vista, FL February 7-8 APFF Training 210 South Gaines Little Rock, AR February 14 Public Pension Committee Meeting Capitol Little Rock, AR March 4-7 IAFF Legislative Conference Washington, DC March 8 LOPFI Board Meeting 9:30 620 W.
2018 Fight for Air Climb: Race Up Boston Place
01/21/18 - Billerica Firefighters
On Saturday, February 3, 2018, members of the local will once again participate in the American Lung Association's Fight for Air Climb: Race Up Boston Place. The event is in the highrise at One Boston Place and begins at 8am (individual/team start times vary). The team has a donation page set up that lists the names of those participating as well as some background on the event.
Windsor firefighters' calendar raises $15K
01/20/18 - Windsor Professional Firefighters Association
Firefighters Fight Like Mason With Donation By Mark BrownJanuary 20, 2018 7:00am@markbrownradio Windsor firefighters are carrying on a battle begun by a courageous little boy.
Windsor firefighters' calendar raises $15K
01/20/18 - Windsor Professional Firefighters Association
CTV Windsor Published Friday, January 19, 2018 2:33PM EST Last Updated Friday, January 19, 2018 3:17PM EST Windsor firefighters have come through in a big way for the Fight Like Mason Foundation. On Friday morning, the firefighters association presented a cheque for $15,000 to the foundation.
Exhaust system issues
01/19/18 - 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 We need you help.
SAVE THE DATE
01/19/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Brothers and Sisters, The annual Guns N' Hoses MDA Hockey Game is on Saturday February 17th at 6PM (BB&N Rink). There will be a Family/Friends open skate prior to the game from 4:30-5:30 for those interested. I request that you help spread the word so we can make this event as successful as the past events.
New Vision Plan
01/19/18 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
  New Vision Plan Takes Effect 9/1/17     New Vision cards are in the mail and should arrive after 9/11/17. If you have Medical coverage, you will now have two cards, one for UMR/Medical uses and one for Humana/Vision. Your current Medical card can no longer be used for Vision coverage.
EMT/PARAMEDIC REFRESHER
01/19/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Miller/Tracy Children's Foundation
01/18/18 - Local 1347
Local 1347 is proud to support the Miller/Tracy Children's Foundation's Annual Superbowl 50/50 Raffle (Grid Style) Pick a square or they will pick a square for you. Prizes: $250 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Quarters.  $500 for the FINAL SCORE.
BINGHAMTON FIRE FIGHTER'S ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE DAY TEE SHIRTS
01/18/18 - Lets Fire Cancer
Each year the Binghamton Professional Fire Fighters have a professionally designed tee shirt to commemorate the annual Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Binghamton, New York. They VERY generously donate all proceeds from the sale to The Retired Professional Fire Fighters Cancer Fund. We in turn donate 100% of those funds to established, promising cancer research. We will mail them to you.
Danny Vickers Send-Off
01/18/18 - Stockton Firefighters
Hey All we are sending off "the coach", "mouth of the south", Daniel Rex Vickers this Friday in Lodi. If you don't already know Danny is taking 15 years of SFD service and talents over the hill to Hayward.
4th Alarm Box 342 Codman Sq
01/18/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
On Tuesday January 16, 2018 at 9:18 a.m.Boston Fire Alarm recieved a call from 573 Washington Street in the Dorchester section of the city reporting a fire in the basement of a business. Box 342 Codman Sq was transmitted, engine 18 and Ladder 6 found a fire in the basement of a taxpayer. Eventually going to 4 alarms.
Dodgers and Local 1014
01/17/18 - IAFF Local 1014
Update on Senate Bill 75
01/17/18 - IAFF Local 4416
This morning SB75, a bill concerning certain benefit changes in the 1977 Police and Firefighters Pension and Disability Fund, was heard in Senate Committee on Pensions and Labor. The bill passed out of committee with an amendment. The bill as amended sends it to the Pension Management Oversight Committee (PMOC) for further study this summer.
Cancer Presumption Update
01/17/18 - Henrico Professional Firefighters Association
Brothers and Sisters, This week myself, President Vick, and VP Whaley attended the 2018 VPFF Legislative Conference. The short and sweet of it is this...the VPFF and Locals around the state are putting 100% of our legislative efforts into getting our Cancer Presumption bills passed this session.
Firefighter Boot Display
01/17/18 - IAFF Local 1403
Attention Firefighters, On Wednesday February 21st Florida Firefighters along with Firefighter Cancer Presumption Coalition will line the steps of the Capital in Tallahassee with pairs of fire boots to honor firefighters we have lost to Cancer. Each pair of boots will represent a brother or sister who lost their battle. If you would like to honor a firefighter who has fallen from cancer please contact us at the office so we can get you involved.
NOTICE OF ELECTIONS
01/17/18 - IAFF 1826
To all Local 1826 Members, Per the Local 1826 Constitution & By Laws, Article 5.
Boston Fie Cancer Video Part 2
01/17/18 - IAFF Local 1009
https://www.facebook.
Hank Jandrich Retirement Event
01/17/18 - IAFF Local 21
2017 Total Number of Runs
01/16/18 - New London Fire Fighters
The New London Fire Department closed out 2017 with 7,363 total emergencies. This was an increase from last year. A job very well done by the NLFD.
Tilton-Northfield Seminar
01/16/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
Emergency Vehicle & Aerial Ladder Operations Seminar on March 19 presented by FDNY Ret. Lt Michael Wilbur. Learn more & register here: http://pffnh.org/index.cfm?zone=/unionactive/view_article.cfm&HomeID=680973
2018 14th District Caucus
01/16/18 - IAFF 14th District
The 2018 14th District Caucus will be held June 24-27, 2018 in Orange Beach, Alabama at the Island House Hotel - Doubletree by Hilton. The hotel has been completely renovated since we held our last caucus. It is time to make your reservations and plan to attend.
Please help a family in need
01/16/18 - 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 Please consider helping Please take a moment to read and help support our Sister's and Brother's of LACOLA (Lifeguards) - and Local 1014.
2018 Installation
01/16/18 - IAFF Local 21
Bid Cycle #328 REVISED
01/16/18 - IAFF Local 21
Bid cycle #328 has been revised. The Engine 5-A FEO slot now reflects that only Paramedic FEOs can bid.
The 16th Annual Firefighter Charity Golf Tournament
01/15/18 - Kent Fire Fighters
Please see attached flyer.
2018 Firefighters Ball
01/15/18 - PFFA
MLK Day 2018
01/15/18 - IAFF Local 1014
2018 Battalion Reps
01/15/18 - IAFF Local 1403
Here are your 2018 Battalion Reps and their contact info.
UPDATE: MSCFF License Plates
01/15/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Download MSCFF Emblem Use Authorization Form here. This is a mock-up of the Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters plates we created and submitted to the Senate Legislative and Transportation Committee. It was voted on affirmatively and has passed out of the legislature and is currently at the DOR for final review.
Earn Your Degree With Kaplan University
01/14/18 - PFFA
Dear IAFF Member: A college degree in the fire service can help you advance your career. In fact, several fire departments require a degree in fire science or a related field to be considered for promotion. The IAFF believes all members should have access to quality higher education.
President Paris Standing by Second Alarm
01/14/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
Sunday January 14, 2017 Boston Fire Alarm began receiving calls for a building fire at 14 Evelyn Street in the Mattapan section of the city.Engine 52 first due reported fire showing floor 2 of a 3 story wood. Car 8 arrived on scene and ordered a second alarm.    Above Local 718 President Rich Paris standing by at the second alarm.
2018 CFRA FIREFIGHTERS BALL UPDATE
01/13/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Firefighters For Healing
01/12/18 - IAFF Local 21
2017 Big Buck Contest
01/12/18 - IAFF Local 21
Congratulations hunters on your successful season. It was a close contest this year with 4 nice bucks entered. This contest has an Archery and Gun category. When there isn’t an Archery entry, then a Muzzleloader category takes its place. If a Archery buck is entered, Muzzleloaders can still enter the regular Gun category.
Saint Paul Firefighters Mug
01/12/18 - IAFF Local 21
LIMITED EDITION DENEEN POTTERY MUG/ order yours online today or cal Susan O'Neil to purchase in person. This fundraiser will be supporting the St. Paul Fire Foundation – a foundation that supports the health, wellness and safety of every St. Paul Firefighter. Go to www.stpaulfirefoundation.
2018 Legislative Breakfast
01/12/18 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
Local 4416 Super Bowl Party
01/12/18 - IAFF Local 4416
Let's Huddle Up at the Hall!!  All 4416 members and their guest are invited to attend our family friendly Super Bowl party.  Taco and Nacho bar provided with beverages for sale.
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