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Carroll County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 5184 presented with charter - Carroll County Times
Carroll County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 5184 presented with charter  Carroll County Times

Carroll County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 5184 were presented its official charter from the International Association of Fire Fighters in a ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMT



Opinion | 'It ain't over till it's over': No way IAFF or OPFFA will back away from two-hatter dispute - Caledon Enterprise
Opinion | 'It ain't over till it's over': No way IAFF or OPFFA will back away from two-hatter dispute  Caledon Enterprise

Hold the applause for the moment. The editor of the Caledon Enterprise broke the story last week after Ontario's finance minister delivered his first budget update ...


Posted on Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



IAFF 2571 seeks higher wages, more staff for fire department - Moberly Monitor Index
IAFF 2571 seeks higher wages, more staff for fire department  Moberly Monitor Index

City officials met with representatives from the local International Association of Firefighters 2571 Union to continue collective bargaining negotiations ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



City disciplines two firefighter-paramedics for taking or distributing photos of patients - The Columbus Dispatch
City disciplines two firefighter-paramedics for taking or distributing photos of patients  The Columbus Dispatch

Two Columbus firefighter-paramedics were suspended without pay for taking photographs of medical patients without their permission and sending them to ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 23:12:31 GMT



Boston Bruins fans raise over $100,000 for fallen Worcester firefighter’s memorial fund - Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
Boston Bruins fans raise over $100,000 for fallen Worcester firefighter’s memorial fund  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston Bruins fans helped raise more than $100,000 for a memorial fund benefitting a fallen Worcester firefighter's daughter. The Bruins ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:47:56 GMT



Saying the Greatest Number of Home-Cooking Fires Occur on Thanksgiving, Pasadena Firefighters List Safety Tips | Pasadena California, Hotels,CA Real Estate,Restaurants,City Guide... - Pasadena.com - Pasadena Now
Saying the Greatest Number of Home-Cooking Fires Occur on Thanksgiving, Pasadena Firefighters List Safety Tips | Pasadena California, Hotels,CA Real Estate,Restaurants,City Guide... - Pasadena.com  Pasadena Now

Members of the Pasadena Firefighters Association, Local 809 of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), are urging residents in the Pasadena area ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Biden raising funds for California firefighters: 'We owe them' | TheHill - The Hill
Biden raising funds for California firefighters: 'We owe them' | TheHill  The Hill

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday sent a Thanksgiving email fundraising for California firefighters currently working to contain the damage from ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Understaffed And Overworked: Firefighters Exhausted By Severe California Fires - WAMU 88.5
Understaffed And Overworked: Firefighters Exhausted By Severe California Fires  WAMU 88.5

As major wildfires increase in California, some firefighters are being pushed to the point of exhaustion — and overtime costs are soaring.


Posted on Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Watch Danvers Firefighters Rescue Deer Trapped On Reservoir Ice - Danvers, MA Patch
Watch Danvers Firefighters Rescue Deer Trapped On Reservoir Ice  Danvers, MA Patch

DANVERS, MA -- Danvers Firefighters were able to rescue a deer that was trapped on thin ice on Putnamville Reservoir Thursday. Danvers Firefighters IAFF ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:14:36 GMT



Thousands honor fallen firefighter - MetroWest Daily News
Thousands honor fallen firefighter  MetroWest Daily News

WORCESTER - The church parking lot was a sea of navy blue uniforms, with thousands of firefighters from throughout the state gathering Friday afternoon to ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 22:06:00 GMT



Thousands show up to IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial - KOAA 5
Thousands show up to IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial  KOAA 5

COLORADO SPRINGS – Thousands of fire fighters and families of fallen firefighters from across the country are in Colorado Springs to pay tribute to the 271 ...


Posted on Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial service takes place tomorrow - KOAA 5
IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial service takes place tomorrow  KOAA 5

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Posted on Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Displaces Resident In West Hartford - West Hartford, CT Patch
Fire Displaces Resident In West Hartford  West Hartford, CT Patch

Fire Displaces Resident In West Hartford - West Hartford, CT - A resident was displaced and a cat was rescued after a fire Monday morning in West Hartford.


Posted on Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:17:46 GMT



No one knew retired firefighter 'Captain Bob' was struggling with PTSD. Now his peers are learning the signs - CBC News
No one knew retired firefighter 'Captain Bob' was struggling with PTSD. Now his peers are learning the signs  CBC News

A cultural shift in the understanding of how PTSD can affect first responders hasn't necessarily reached people who have retired from careers as police, ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:00:00 GMT



IAFF, CA Officials Criticize Trump Following Funding Tweet - Firehouse.com
IAFF, CA Officials Criticize Trump Following Funding Tweet  Firehouse.com

The IAFF called the President's comments about massive wildfires burning throughout California "irresponsible, reckless and insulting."


Posted on Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Wheeling Fire celebrating 100 years of IAFF charter - WTRF
Wheeling Fire celebrating 100 years of IAFF charter  WTRF

The City of Wheeling will soon host the 2018 Professional Fire Fighters of West Virginia State Convention.


Posted on Mon, 14 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Interim fire chief Robinson censured by IAFF | Local News - Ricentral.com
Interim fire chief Robinson censured by IAFF | Local News  Ricentral.com

EAST GREENWICH— At the International Association of Firefighters Conference last week in Seattle, the International Association of Firefighters voted to ...


Posted on Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fund established to support daughter of fallen Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy - WCVB Boston
Fund established to support daughter of fallen Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy  WCVB Boston

Firefighter Christopher Roy died after responding to a burning building early Sunday morning.


Posted on Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Mother of Alianna DeFreeze shops for grieving families in honor of daughter - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland
Mother of Alianna DeFreeze shops for grieving families in honor of daughter  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

CLEVELAND - The mother of Alianna DeFreeze says she found renewed strength in giving back to grieving families just hours after the home her 14-year-old ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 22:02:00 GMT



32nd IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service on September 15th - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
32nd IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service on September 15th  KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

Fire fighters from across the United States and Canada will make their way into Colorado Springs on Saturday, September 15th for the International Association ...


Posted on Thu, 23 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Council in Favour of New Contract for Swift Firefighters - SwiftCurrentOnline.com
Council in Favour of New Contract for Swift Firefighters  SwiftCurrentOnline.com

There is a new contract for Swift Current's firefighters after city council approved of the five-year deal with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) on ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fire Alarms to Ring Across U.S. and Canada to Celebrate IAFF 100 - Firefighter Nation
Fire Alarms to Ring Across U.S. and Canada to Celebrate IAFF 100  Firefighter Nation

Emergency Tones to Celebrate 100 Years of Public Safety Accomplishment and Fire *Service* Advancements.


Posted on Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



International Association of Fire Fighters Memorial 2018 | Life - Colorado Springs Gazette
International Association of Fire Fighters Memorial 2018 | Life  Colorado Springs Gazette

The annual IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial was held on Saturday September 15, 2018 at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs.


Posted on Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Local chapters of The International Association of Fire Fighters are celebrating its centennial anniversary - Youngstown Vindicator
Local chapters of The International Association of Fire Fighters are celebrating its centennial anniversary  Youngstown Vindicator

By Samantha Phillips · sphillips@vindy.com. GIRARD. In the early 1900s, firefighters worked as many as 84 hours a week and the average pay was 29 cents an ...


Posted on Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF to Host 30 Mayors in Fire Operation Drills in Turnout Gear in Boston - Firehouse.com
IAFF to Host 30 Mayors in Fire Operation Drills in Turnout Gear in Boston  Firehouse.com

These dedicated city leaders will don firefighting turnout gear (weighing over 60 pounds) and participate in FIRE OPS 101 (#IAFFMayorsFIREOPS), a series of ...


Posted on Sat, 02 Jun 2018 01:52:04 GMT



Carroll County Fire Fighters vote to form local IAFF Union - Baltimore Post-Examiner
Carroll County Fire Fighters vote to form local IAFF Union  Baltimore Post-Examiner

In a move that has been discussed in station houses for more than a decade, a group of Carroll County fire fighters has officially voted to form a union.


Posted on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Calif. IAFF Group Supports First Responders Affected by Wildfires - EMSWorld
Calif. IAFF Group Supports First Responders Affected by Wildfires  EMSWorld

"We Fund a Hero" has collected over $14000 from 135 donors so far.


Posted on Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Bangor Firefighters Raise Over $48,000 For MDA Of Maine - q1065.fm
Bangor Firefighters Raise Over $48,000 For MDA Of Maine  q1065.fm

Bangor Professional Firefighters efforts to Fill the Boot this year was a big win for MDA of Maine.


Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:03:00 GMT



It was like this dark secret - VVdailypress.com
It was like this dark secret  VVdailypress.com

Frank Lima still remembers, with a disturbing amount of clarity, some of the images he saw as part of the group of firefighters who responded to the World Trade ...


Posted on Sun, 23 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



No response? No problem. Firefighters collect taxpayer-funded 'Christmas bonus' no matter what - The Union Leader
No response? No problem. Firefighters collect taxpayer-funded 'Christmas bonus' no matter what  The Union Leader

MANCHESTER — Nearly 200 city firefighters today will receive paychecks totaling $322000, money set aside in their contract to pay for large fires, even though ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 04:30:00 GMT



Firefighters who’ve developed PTSD helping others learn to help themselves - The Washington Post
Firefighters who’ve developed PTSD helping others learn to help themselves  The Washington Post

The country's first behavioral health center designed exclusively for firefighters aims to combat mental health stigmas in the fire *service*.


Posted on Thu, 28 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT



SCOTUS: Non-Members Need Not Pay Public Unions - EMSWorld
SCOTUS: Non-Members Need Not Pay Public Unions  EMSWorld

The fire *service* could be among the industries most affected.


Posted on Wed, 27 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



05/31/2018 | Union Contends Shift Change To Blame For Schedule Woes; City Maintains 'Not The Full Story' | News Ocean City - The Dispatch
05/31/2018 | Union Contends Shift Change To Blame For Schedule Woes; City Maintains 'Not The Full Story' | News Ocean City  The Dispatch

OCEAN CITY -- It's clear the Ocean City Fire Department is facing scheduling challenges, but resort officials and the firefighter-paramedic union.


Posted on Thu, 31 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



’A pillar of his family’: Obituary of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy describes man who helped others in need - MassLive.com
’A pillar of his family’: Obituary of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy describes man who helped others in need  MassLive.com

Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy was a “pillar of his family.” He was a man who made time to help others whenever they were in need. Helping others, it is ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:14:00 GMT



Savannah Professional Firefighters Association president arrested for sexual assault - WSAV-TV
Savannah Professional Firefighters Association president arrested for sexual assault  WSAV-TV

The head of the Savannah Professional Firefighters Association is facing criminal charges.


Posted on Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Center for Excellence Mental Health Firefighters PTSD - Firehouse.com
IAFF Center for Excellence Mental Health Firefighters PTSD  Firehouse.com

Retired Montgomery County firefighter Eric Fessenden is grateful for the help he received to treat his PTSD at an IAFF facility in Upper Marlboro.


Posted on Tue, 22 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF win means new avenue needed for Caledon two-hatters - Caledon Enterprise
IAFF win means new avenue needed for Caledon two-hatters  Caledon Enterprise

Caledon has been defending, and supporting its two-hatter firefighters.


Posted on Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Shines Spotlight on Cancer in the Fire Service - JEMS.com
Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Shines Spotlight on Cancer in the Fire Service  JEMS.com

The deadly truth about cancer in the fire *service* will be front and center September 15 as fire fighters and paramedics from across the U.S. and Canada join ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Agreement Ends Bitter Labor Dispute with Fire Department - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Agreement Ends Bitter Labor Dispute with Fire Department  The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

The town of Oak Bluffs this week settled a long-running, bitter labor dispute inside the town fire department with a sweeping agreement that changes work rules, ...


Posted on Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



I-Team: National Data Shows Firefighters' Mental, Emotional Health Not Getting Enough Attention - NBC New York
I-Team: National Data Shows Firefighters' Mental, Emotional Health Not Getting Enough Attention  NBC New York

In his more than 25 years as a firefighter in Stamford, Connecticut, Capt. Jacques Roy thought he could handle anything – until the smoke cleared from a ...


Posted on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Kettering and fire union agree on tentative 3 year deal - Dayton Daily News
Kettering and fire union agree on tentative 3 year deal  Dayton Daily News

Kettering city officials and its fire department union have settled on a new tentative three-year contact for the fire captains unit following months of negotiations ...


Posted on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 04:00:52 GMT



Operation Warm: Firefighters deliver coats for city kids in annual gesture of goodwill - Manchester Ink Link
Operation Warm: Firefighters deliver coats for city kids in annual gesture of goodwill  Manchester Ink Link

An assembly line of firefighters pulled up in front of Beech Street school Friday and efficiently unloaded boxes full of warm winter coats for students who could ...


Posted on Sat, 01 Dec 2018 03:24:43 GMT



Evanston firefighters, union contribute Thanksgiving dinner fixings for 12 local families - Chicago Tribune
Evanston firefighters, union contribute Thanksgiving dinner fixings for 12 local families  Chicago Tribune

Members of Evanston Firefighters Association IAFF Local 742 met at Fire Station 2 in Evanston on Nov. 17 to assemble Thanksgiving baskets of food that were ...


Posted on Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



As Labor Dispute Simmers, Firefighters Picket Oak Bluffs - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
As Labor Dispute Simmers, Firefighters Picket Oak Bluffs  The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Highlighting a long-simmering labor dispute, about 20 members of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) came before the Oak Bluffs selectmen ...


Posted on Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fallen Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy remembered as devoted father - Boston 25 News
Fallen Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy remembered as devoted father  Boston 25 News

The community has come together to honor the life of Christopher Roy, the Worcester firefighter and single father killed in the line of duty.


Posted on Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:31:58 GMT



NJ radio host blasts ‘silly’ Move Over saying ‘Dead cops make bad laws’ - STATter911
NJ radio host blasts ‘silly’ Move Over saying ‘Dead cops make bad laws’  STATter911

Looking for a quality used fire truck? Selling one? Visit our sponsor Command Fire Apparatus · Previously: It's time for Fairfax County to finally be transparent ...


Posted on Wed, 23 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



10/17/2018 | City, Union Differ Over Referendum's 'For' Vote Consequences; Mayor Maintains Taxes Will Go Up, Union Head Says 'Flatly Wrong' | News Ocean City MD - The Dispatch
10/17/2018 | City, Union Differ Over Referendum's 'For' Vote Consequences; Mayor Maintains Taxes Will Go Up, Union Head Says 'Flatly Wrong' | News Ocean City MD  The Dispatch

OCEAN CITY -- With much of the early talk about the municipal election focusing on the candidates, little has been said about the pending referendum for.


Posted on Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Mayor rejects firefighter contract with tie-breaking vote, calls on union for 'meaningful concessions' - Manchester Ink Link
Mayor rejects firefighter contract with tie-breaking vote, calls on union for 'meaningful concessions'  Manchester Ink Link

MANCHESTER, NH – Mayor Craig broke a 7-7 tie at the Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Tuesday night opposing a proposal brought forward by ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Fluorescent Test Shows Particle Penetration of PPE - FireEngineering.com
IAFF Fluorescent Test Shows Particle Penetration of PPE  FireEngineering.com

To show how firefighters can be contaminated by smoke, the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) commissioned full ensemble particle exposure ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Thursday Blaze Claims Home, Four Family Pets - Jersey Shore Online
Thursday Blaze Claims Home, Four Family Pets  Jersey Shore Online

TOMS RIVER – A late-morning fire Thursday destroyed an East Rolling Hills home and took the lives of four beloved family pets trapped inside.


Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:44:00 GMT



Firefighters, ready to deal with Trump, get little so far - The Washington Post
Firefighters, ready to deal with Trump, get little so far  The Washington Post

Before the 2016 election, few major labor unions were as helpful to Donald Trump as the International Association of Fire Fighters. After backing a series of ...


Posted on Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT



National Data Shows Firefighters’ Mental, Emotional Health Not Getting Enough Attention - NBC Bay Area
National Data Shows Firefighters’ Mental, Emotional Health Not Getting Enough Attention  NBC Bay Area

They battle fires, and sometimes serious mental health challenges. In an exclusive investigation, NBC Bay Area uncovers problems plaguing first responders ...


Posted on Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT



City Council OKs firefighters' contract | News, Sports, Jobs - Marietta Times
City Council OKs firefighters' contract | News, Sports, Jobs  Marietta Times

Marietta City Council accepted the negotiated contract with the International Association of Fire Fighters Thursday. The contract is good until Oct. 1, 2020.


Posted on Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fill the Reno Fire Department Boot for MDA today - KOLO
Fill the Reno Fire Department Boot for MDA today  KOLO

Dedicated firefighters from Reno Fire Department will hit the streets or storefronts with boots in hand asking pedestrians, motorists, customers and other ...


Posted on Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Wichita union says firefighter staffing is risk to safety - KWCH
Wichita union says firefighter staffing is risk to safety  KWCH

The Wichita Firefighters Union argues that reduced staffing is risking your safety, but the fire chief and mayor disagree.


Posted on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Over $24000 raised by Cranston Fire Fighters to support muscular diseases - Cranston Herald
Over $24000 raised by Cranston Fire Fighters to support muscular diseases  Cranston Herald

During the 2018 Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Fill the Boot campaign, the dedicated members of the Cranston Fire Fighters IAFF Local 1363 took to ...


Posted on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



International Association of Firefighters and PA Professional Firefighters endorse Tom Wolf - YourErie
International Association of Firefighters and PA Professional Firefighters endorse Tom Wolf  YourErie

Today, Governor Wolf received the endorsement of the International Association of Fire Fighters and the Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters.


Posted on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



06/06/2018 | OC Firefighter Union Issues 'Call For Help' From Elected Officials; Recent Reduction Of Services Cited | News Ocean City MD - The Dispatch
06/06/2018 | OC Firefighter Union Issues 'Call For Help' From Elected Officials; Recent Reduction Of Services Cited | News Ocean City MD  The Dispatch

OCEAN CITY -- The ongoing dispute over the cause of unfilled firefighter-paramedic shifts spilled over to Monday's Mayor and Council meeting with the.


Posted on Wed, 06 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



11/01/2018 | Ocean City Voters To Decide Referendum; Council, Union Disagree On Arbitration's Impact | News Ocean City - The Dispatch
11/01/2018 | Ocean City Voters To Decide Referendum; Council, Union Disagree On Arbitration's Impact | News Ocean City  The Dispatch

OCEAN CITY -- With the clock ticking on next Tuesday's municipal election, both sides in the binding interest arbitration charter amendment the town's.


Posted on Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT



KCK Mayor tries to douse ‘false claims’ by fire fighters union - Kansas City Star
KCK Mayor tries to douse ‘false claims’ by fire fighters union  Kansas City Star

As Kansas City, Kan., fire fighters circled City Hall on Thursday with signs that read “The city is burning us, are you next?” KCK Mayor Mark Holland said the fire ...


Posted on Thu, 26 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Redmond Symposium 2018: GPS Cancer - Firefighter Nation
IAFF Redmond Symposium 2018: GPS Cancer  Firefighter Nation

Lennie Sender, MD NantHealth introducing a new way of thinking about cancer.


Posted on Thu, 10 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters Union Votes to Censure Chief, Deputy Chief - WDIO
Firefighters Union Votes to Censure Chief, Deputy Chief  WDIO

The Duluth Firefighters Local 101 voted to submit a censure resolution against Chief Dennis Edwards and Deputy Chief Shawn Krizaj. The union said it believes ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Here’s How to Help Firefighters Battling the Deadly California Fires - Money Magazine
Here’s How to Help Firefighters Battling the Deadly California Fires  Money Magazine

Thousands of firefighters are battling deadly wildfires in California. Here's how to help displaced firefighters, and where to donate.


Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



IAFF Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery - Firefighter Nation
IAFF Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery  Firefighter Nation

Panel discusses the behavioral health of firefighters.


Posted on Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT



WL Gore & Associates' Protective Fabrics Division to Sponsor the IAFF Cancer Summit - Firehouse.com
WL Gore & Associates' Protective Fabrics Division to Sponsor the IAFF Cancer Summit  Firehouse.com

W. L. Gore & Associates' Protective Fabrics Division is proud to join the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and other fire industry leaders to sponsor ...


Posted on Tue, 27 Feb 2018 14:51:05 GMT



Firefighters PTSD IAFF Behavioral Health Center Upper Marlboro MD - Firehouse.com
Firefighters PTSD IAFF Behavioral Health Center Upper Marlboro MD  Firehouse.com

With many firefighters suffering through PTSD, the IAFF has been offering treatment for just over a year at a health facility in Upper Marlboro.


Posted on Mon, 16 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Our opinion: For city's firefighters, a deal's a deal - Tallahassee.com
Our opinion: For city's firefighters, a deal's a deal  Tallahassee.com

Have you ever sold your house in what you considered a reasonable deal, only to find out your neighbor across the street did a whole lot better for a place quite ...


Posted on Tue, 15 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



U.S. Mayors to Suit Up and Conduct Fire Rescue Drill in Boston - Firehouse.com
U.S. Mayors to Suit Up and Conduct Fire Rescue Drill in Boston  Firehouse.com

More than 30 U.S. mayors, including Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, will participate in authentic firefighting and rescue drills on June 8.


Posted on Fri, 01 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Local firefighters raise funds, awareness for breast cancer - Mercer Island Reporter
Local firefighters raise funds, awareness for breast cancer  Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island firefighters will join many across the world in recognizing breast cancer awareness month and raising funds to support a local charity.


Posted on Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Karl Koenig succeeds Bob Livingston at Oregon State Fire Fighters Council - Nwlaborpress
Karl Koenig succeeds Bob Livingston at Oregon State Fire Fighters Council  Nwlaborpress

Karl Koenig, a member of Fire Fighters Local 1159 in Clackamas County, was elected president of the Oregon State Fire Fighters Council (OSFFC).


Posted on Sun, 13 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Colorado Springs firefighters union to begin collecting signatures for collective bargaining petition - Colorado Springs Gazette
Colorado Springs firefighters union to begin collecting signatures for collective bargaining petition  Colorado Springs Gazette

With or without help from the Colorado Springs City Council, the local firefighters' union aims to place a collective bargaining question on the city's April ballot.


Posted on Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Carroll County MD Career Firefighters Vote To Form Union - Firehouse.com
Carroll County MD Career Firefighters Vote To Form Union  Firehouse.com

Members of career staff from 14 fire companies in Carroll County have voted to form a union and are seeking formal recognition from the IAFF.


Posted on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Bourne Police - Smoke Detectors Save Lives - Cape Cod Today
Bourne Police - Smoke Detectors Save Lives  Cape Cod Today

From the Bourne Firefighters IAFF Local 1717: Smoke detectors not only save lives but also provide early warning. Due to working smoke detectors home ...


Posted on Mon, 26 Nov 2018 13:06:45 GMT



Richland firefighters support MDA with annual Fill the Boot drive - NBC Right Now
Richland firefighters support MDA with annual Fill the Boot drive  NBC Right Now

Richland Firefighters L1052 is showing its support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association as its members kick off the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign ...


Posted on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Morgantown firefighters provide brand new coats to local children - wajr
Morgantown firefighters provide brand new coats to local children  wajr

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Over 275 Monongalia County children from low-income families will receive brand new winter coats this fall, courtesy of Morgantown ...


Posted on Sat, 03 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Letter: Firefighters trust only this candidate to lead Dublin - The Mercury News
Letter: Firefighters trust only this candidate to lead Dublin  The Mercury News

The residents of Dublin count on the firefighters of IAFF Local 55 every day. Now we're counting on all of you.


Posted on Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters offer tips to help goblins of all ages have a safe Halloween - KSLA
Firefighters offer tips to help goblins of all ages have a safe Halloween  KSLA

Twice as many children are killed while walking on Halloween compared to any other day of the year. Popular trick-or-treating hours are 5:30-9:30 p.m. So ...


Posted on Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Public invited to attend IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial Observance, 'Ride of Honor' procession - FOX21News.com
Public invited to attend IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial Observance, 'Ride of Honor' procession  FOX21News.com

Drivers in the area can expect "rolling roadblocks" provided by CSPD along the procession route as fire apparatus from across the state and over 300 firefighter ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT



City, firefighters reach settlement in pay dispute - Albuquerque Journal
City, firefighters reach settlement in pay dispute  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Union to vote on $8M payment for years of lost wages, benefits.


Posted on Thu, 25 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Cover girl: Greenville pole vaulter Sandi Morris landed gold and 'big old cheeseburger' - Greenville News
Cover girl: Greenville pole vaulter Sandi Morris landed gold and 'big old cheeseburger'  Greenville News

Greenville pole vaulter Sandi Morris celebrated world indoor title with cheeseburger and shake, then became a cover girl as well.


Posted on Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



AAA Responds to Fire-Based EMS Interest Groups Regarding Cost Data Collection for Ambulance Services - JEMS.com
AAA Responds to Fire-Based EMS Interest Groups Regarding Cost Data Collection for Ambulance Services  JEMS.com

WASHINGTON, DC—On October 17, the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), and The Metropolitan ...


Posted on Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Polk Fire captain under investigation for helping extinguish fire while off-duty - ABC Action News
Polk Fire captain under investigation for helping extinguish fire while off-duty  ABC Action News

Instead of a pat on the back, Polk County is launching an investigation into a fire captain for helping extinguish a fire while off-duty.


Posted on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighter Chapter Sues Its Own Union For Misappropriation Of Funds - The Daily Caller
Firefighter Chapter Sues Its Own Union For Misappropriation Of Funds  The Daily Caller

IAFF local chapter 825 is suing its union, UPFFA (Uniformed Professional Firefighters Association of Connecticut), for almost $100000 for misappropriation.


Posted on Mon, 07 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Tentative agreement reached for 3-year contracts with firefighters unions - Manchester Ink Link
Tentative agreement reached for 3-year contracts with firefighters unions  Manchester Ink Link

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Tuesday reached consensus on a three-year tentative agreement with both the Manchester Professional Firefighters ...


Posted on Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Opens Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery Center - Firefighter Nation
IAFF Opens Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery Center  Firefighter Nation

First of its kind center in Maryland offers various treatment plans for IAFF members across the country.


Posted on Mon, 06 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT



IAFF Endorses Cancer Molecular Profiling System - Firefighter Nation
IAFF Endorses Cancer Molecular Profiling System  Firefighter Nation

GPS Cancer works to provide oncologists with the molecular profile of a patient's cancer.


Posted on Wed, 15 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Redmond Symposium 2018: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - Firefighter Nation
IAFF Redmond Symposium 2018: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder  Firefighter Nation

Professor Richard Bryant at the John P. Redmond Health and Safety Symposium/Dominick F. Barbera EMS Conference in Canada.


Posted on Thu, 10 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Releases Report on Growing Risk of PTSD, Cancer for Firefighters and Paramedics - FireEngineering.com
IAFF Releases Report on Growing Risk of PTSD, Cancer for Firefighters and Paramedics  FireEngineering.com

New research reveals firefighters and paramedics are experiencing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) at rates comparable to combat veterans and ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters union hits Lowell with labor complaint - Lowell Sun
Firefighters union hits Lowell with labor complaint  Lowell Sun

LOWELL -- The firefighters' union has filed a charge against the city with the state Labor Relations Commission because the new city manager refuses to honor ...


Posted on Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Garden City NY Village Board Votes to Eliminate Paid Firefighters - Firehouse.com
Garden City NY Village Board Votes to Eliminate Paid Firefighters  Firehouse.com

Garden City's 11 paid firefighters were told not to report to work Thursday after the village board eliminated their jobs to save $2 million per year.


Posted on Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Johnstown Fire Department holds Fill the Boot drive - fultoncountyexpress.com
Johnstown Fire Department holds Fill the Boot drive  fultoncountyexpress.com

The Fulton County Express - newspaper of the Fulton County Region and your best source for local news and information.


Posted on Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



A union guide to Oregon's November general election - Nwlaborpress
A union guide to Oregon's November general election  Nwlaborpress

If a candidate is listed in bold below, they're backed by at least one labor organization. To keep a long list as short as possible, union-endorsed candidates who ...


Posted on Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Where to donate toys this holiday season - Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
Where to donate toys this holiday season  Bucyrus Telegraph Forum

Local fire departments and Galion Kiwanis Club are on a mission to collect new toys to\u00a0distribute to area families in need this holiday season.


Posted on Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



IAFF Says 15 Off-Duty Firefighters Shot in Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Shooting - Firefighter News - Firehouse.com
IAFF Says 15 Off-Duty Firefighters Shot in Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Shooting - Firefighter News  Firehouse.com

The International Association of Firefighters says 15 off-duty firefighters were shot in Las Vegas on Sunday night, two of whom were hit by gunfire while ...


Posted on Wed, 04 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Final funeral arrangements for fallen Cape fire engineer announced - Fox 4
Final funeral arrangements for fallen Cape fire engineer announced  Fox 4

CAPE CORAL, Fla. --- Funeral arrangements for Cape Coral Fire Engineer, Michael Camelo Jr., have been made. The viewing will be held on Wednesday at ...


Posted on Sat, 02 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Thousands pay tribute at the IAFF Fallen Firefighters Memorial - FOX21News.com
Thousands pay tribute at the IAFF Fallen Firefighters Memorial  FOX21News.com

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The 2015 IAFF firefighter memorial was held Saturday, Sept. 19 at Memorial Park. Thousands of people were there to pay tribute ...


Posted on Sat, 19 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT



New London Fire Department to swear in new chief - theday.com
New London Fire Department to swear in new chief  theday.com

The city has tapped New London native and veteran firefighter Thomas Curcio to serve as the next chief of the New London Fire Department.


Posted on Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Mike's Carwash giving $5 off washes for muscular dystrophy - WANE
Mike's Carwash giving $5 off washes for muscular dystrophy  WANE

Saturday and Sunday, All Fort Wayne Mike's Car Wash locations will discount their Ultimate Wash this Saturday to $15.


Posted on Sat, 08 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Trump Faces Criticism Following Tweet Threatening to Pull California Funding - NBC Southern California
Trump Faces Criticism Following Tweet Threatening to Pull California Funding  NBC Southern California

The International Association of Fire Fighters is calling President Donald Trump's comment about massive wildfires burning throughout California "irresponsible, ...


Posted on Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Key Union Backs Tom Perez for DNC Chair, Breaking With AFL-CIO - NBCNews.com
Key Union Backs Tom Perez for DNC Chair, Breaking With AFL-CIO  NBCNews.com

The main union representing American firefighters has placed itself on a collision course with the AFL-CIO in the race for the next chair of the DNC.


Posted on Mon, 19 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT



 

 
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