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City responds to IAFF letter - Moberly Monitor Index
City responds to IAFF letter  Moberly Monitor Index

The Moberly city administration refuses to retract a written reprimand to fire department employee or rescind an interoffice memorandum sent within the ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Based EMS Analyst with IAFF Headquarters Job - International Association of Fire Fighters - Washington, District of Columbia - EMS1.com
Fire Based EMS Analyst with IAFF Headquarters Job - International Association of Fire Fighters - Washington, District of Columbia  EMS1.com

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE FIGHTERS, AFL-CIO** **The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) currently has an IMMEDIATE ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:04:00 GMT



04/16/2019 | Divided City Council Ratifies IAFF Contract In 4-3 Vote; Shift Changes Planned | News Ocean City MD - The Dispatch
04/16/2019 | Divided City Council Ratifies IAFF Contract In 4-3 Vote; Shift Changes Planned | News Ocean City MD  The Dispatch

OCEAN CITY -- After years of debate, a successful referendum last November and a lengthy negotiation period last month, a divided council on Monday.


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 20:13:33 GMT



Godfrey Firefighters IAFF backs Springman for trustee - AdVantageNEWS.com
Godfrey Firefighters IAFF backs Springman for trustee  AdVantageNEWS.com

The Godfrey Firefighters IAFF (International Association of Fire Fighters) Local 1692 supports current village of Godfrey Board of Trustees member Joseph ...


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Moberly firefighters demand city rescind 'political speech' reprimands - Columbia Daily Tribune
Moberly firefighters demand city rescind 'political speech' reprimands  Columbia Daily Tribune

Moberly's firefighters union is demanding the city back off on a policy limiting political speech by employees on their own time and rescind a letter sent to one ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Inside Biden's battle plan - POLITICO
Inside Biden's battle plan  POLITICO

Joe Biden has led nearly every Democratic primary poll without doing anything. Now, the former vice president's team is planning to solidify his front-runner ...


Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2019 00:23:00 GMT



WATCH: Sudbury Firefighters Union Stands With Stop & Shop Strike - Sudbury, MA Patch
WATCH: Sudbury Firefighters Union Stands With Stop & Shop Strike  Sudbury, MA Patch

Sudbury Firefighters Union Stands With Stop & Shop - Sudbury, MA - The Sudbury Firefighters IAFF Local 2023 announced they stand behind the Stop & Shop ...


Posted on Mon, 15 Apr 2019 20:25:58 GMT



Pike Township Fire Department ending dive team - WTHR
Pike Township Fire Department ending dive team  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - The Pike Township Fire Department notified its members Friday of their plan to end the department's dive team. Fire Chief Arthur Borel ...


Posted on Fri, 19 Apr 2019 20:42:34 GMT



Moberly disputes firefighters over rights claim - Columbia Daily Tribune
Moberly disputes firefighters over rights claim  Columbia Daily Tribune

MOBERLY — The Moberly city administration refused to retract a written reprimand to a fire department employee or rescind an interoffice memorandum sent ...


Posted on Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



As Seen on GMAZ: Friday, April 5 | Good Morning Arizona - AZFamily
As Seen on GMAZ: Friday, April 5 | Good Morning Arizona  AZFamily

MDA Fill the Boot. For 65 years, our nation's heroes have been collecting donations one dollar at a time in their boots from generous motorists, shoppers and ...


Posted on Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Damages Chicken Basket in Gaithersburg - Montgomery Community Media
Fire Damages Chicken Basket in Gaithersburg  Montgomery Community Media

Frefighters responded to a fire "in the rear of the Chicken Basket" restaurant in Gaithersburg on North Summit Avenue at around 9 a.m. on Monday.


Posted on Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:22:29 GMT



Maine firefighters say town is 'playing with fire' with 'severely understaffed' fire department - Bangor Daily News
Maine firefighters say town is 'playing with fire' with 'severely understaffed' fire department  Bangor Daily News

BRUNSWICK, Maine — Almost eight years to the day after a three-alarm fire destroyed a landmark building on Brunswick's Maine Street, firefighters for the town ...


Posted on Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:30:00 GMT



Arlington firefighters, Family Services team up against domestic violence homicides - Mid-Hudson News
Arlington firefighters, Family Services team up against domestic violence homicides  Mid-Hudson News

POUGHKEEPSIE – The Arlington Fire District in the Town of Poughkeepsie, Family Services, Inc. and the Arlington Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 2393 ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:28:39 GMT



Biden Teases Possible Presidential Run at IAFF Conference - Firefighter Nation
Biden Teases Possible Presidential Run at IAFF Conference  Firefighter Nation

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke to firefighters at the IAFF Legislative Conference.


Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Elderly woman dies in South Pitt Street fire - Alexandria Times
Elderly woman dies in South Pitt Street fire  Alexandria Times

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com An elderly woman was found dead in a townhouse fire on South Pitt Street early Wednesday morning, according.


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Train Car Derails In Southwest Baltimore: Officials - Baltimore, MD Patch
Train Car Derails In Southwest Baltimore: Officials  Baltimore, MD Patch

Train Car Derails In Southwest Baltimore: Official - Baltimore, MD - The rail car went off the tracks near Paca Street on Sunday night, Baltimore firefighters ...


Posted on Mon, 22 Apr 2019 02:30:44 GMT



Cranston mayors wife resigns from Republican committee over new chairwoman - The Providence Journal
Cranston mayors wife resigns from Republican committee over new chairwoman  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE -- In the latest episode of Family Feud, Rhode Island Republican-style, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung's wife, Barbara Ann Fenton, announced on ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Resident, Dog Treated For Smoke Inhalation After Alexandria Fire - Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch
Resident, Dog Treated For Smoke Inhalation After Alexandria Fire  Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch

Resident, Dog Treated For Smoke Inhalation - Old Town Alexandria, VA - Firefighters rescued a dog after a kitchen fire broke out in an Alexandria high rise ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



UPDATE: Swamp on fire burns 30 acres in Victor; man faces burn ban charge - Wayne Post
UPDATE: Swamp on fire burns 30 acres in Victor; man faces burn ban charge  Wayne Post

NYSP have charged Roger Buckman with second-degree reckless endangerment and a citation for allegedly violating the burn ban in the Victor brush fire from ...


Posted on Sun, 07 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Brockton mayor addresses IAFF conference - Enterprise News
Brockton mayor addresses IAFF conference  Enterprise News

Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter expressed his admiration for firefighters and talked about his approach to union contract negotiations on a national stage, ...


Posted on Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Lion and Fire Dept. Coffee Raise Money for Firefighter Cancer Support Network - Firehouse.com
Lion and Fire Dept. Coffee Raise Money for Firefighter Cancer Support Network  Firehouse.com

When you purchase a bag of LION Action Blend Coffee, all proceeds will be donated to the FCSN, a nationwide non-profit organization that aids with firefighters ...


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 18:43:08 GMT



Fire union, Girard disagree about dispatching service - Youngstown Vindicator
Fire union, Girard disagree about dispatching service  Youngstown Vindicator

By SAMANTHA PHILLIPS. sphillips@vindy.com. GIRARD. Mayor James Melfi said the fire department union's vote of “no confidence” in the city's dispatching ...


Posted on Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Kansas City, Missouri, fire union announces endorsement for mayoral candidate - KSHB
Kansas City, Missouri, fire union announces endorsement for mayoral candidate  KSHB

On Wednesday, the Kansas City fire union announced its endorsement for Quinton Lucas.


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:42:00 GMT



Smoke, sweat and saving lives: Firsthand experience at Fire Ops 101 - Federal Way Mirror
Smoke, sweat and saving lives: Firsthand experience at Fire Ops 101  Federal Way Mirror

Lineup included extinguishing car and dumpster fires, ladder ascending, the burn building, vehicle extrication.


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



North Chicago, firefighters reach cost-savings agreement - Lake County Journal
North Chicago, firefighters reach cost-savings agreement  Lake County Journal

NORTH CHICAGO – The North Chicago City Council this week approved a cost-savings concessions package negotiated between the city and the IAFF Local ...


Posted on Thu, 04 Apr 2019 17:27:32 GMT



Port Coquitlam firefighters launch charitable society - The Tri-City News
Port Coquitlam firefighters launch charitable society  The Tri-City News

Unionized firefighters in Port Coquitlam spend much of their off-duty time helping to raise money for national and provincial causes. Donations from Fill the Boot ...


Posted on Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:30:00 GMT



Worker Safety Advocates Underwhelmed by EPA's Efforts on Chemical Exposure - EHS Daily Advisor
Worker Safety Advocates Underwhelmed by EPA's Efforts on Chemical Exposure  EHS Daily Advisor

In a congressional hearing, a lineup of advocates for worker safety faulted the way the EPA is using its new authority under the 2016 amendments to the Toxic ...


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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



U.N. sides with Caster Semenya: forcing female athletes to regulate testosterone is ‘harmful’ - New York Daily News
U.N. sides with Caster Semenya: forcing female athletes to regulate testosterone is ‘harmful’  New York Daily News

The United Nations Human Rights Council has sided with intersex athletes calling a decision by the International Association of Athletics Federations to regulate ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Coral Gables' annexation is a bad deal for the public - Miami's Community Newspapers
Coral Gables' annexation is a bad deal for the public  Miami's Community Newspapers

The City of Coral Gables is considering annexing two areas, Little Gables on the north edge of the city and High Pines/Ponce Davis area to the Southwest.


Posted on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Brockton mayor heads to Washington for firefighter conference - Enterprise News
Brockton mayor heads to Washington for firefighter conference  Enterprise News

Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter is one of three mayors from across the country who were invited to speak at the International Association of Fire Fighters 2019 ...


Posted on Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Girard firefighters issue unanimous vote of no confidence to dispatch center | News, Sports, Jobs - Warren Tribune Chronicle
Girard firefighters issue unanimous vote of no confidence to dispatch center | News, Sports, Jobs  Warren Tribune Chronicle

GIRARD — The Girard Firefighters Union unanimously issued a vote of “no confidence” in the Girard 911 Dispatch Center. The vote took place March 20, a.


Posted on Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Nish Vartanian Elected to IAFF Foundation Board of Directors - PRNewswire
Nish Vartanian Elected to IAFF Foundation Board of Directors  PRNewswire

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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



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

Hundreds of families are arriving in Colorado Springs for this years International Association of Firefighters Memorial. The annual event honors our brave ...


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



Firefighters March in Support of Striking L.A. Teachers - Firefighter Nation
Firefighters March in Support of Striking L.A. Teachers  Firefighter Nation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are marching in downtown Los Angeles to support public school teachers as their strike enters its second week.


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



No wage increase a possibility for Louisville union employees - WHAS11.com
No wage increase a possibility for Louisville union employees  WHAS11.com

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- Louisville union employees could end up losing their pay raise in the next fiscal year. There are discussions about using the money ...


Posted on Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



WATCH LIVE: IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service - KOAA 5
WATCH LIVE: IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service  KOAA 5

COLORADO SPRINGS – Firefighters from across the United States and Canada are in Colorado Springs this weekend for the annual International Association ...


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



Powerful Firefighters Union Has A Message For Joe Biden: 'Run, Joe, Run' - HuffPost
Powerful Firefighters Union Has A Message For Joe Biden: 'Run, Joe, Run'  HuffPost

The head of the International Association of Fire Fighters has a decades-old friendship with the former vice president.


Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Wilmington Firefighters Back Bendel In Selectmens Race - Wilmington, MA Patch
Wilmington Firefighters Back Bendel In Selectmens Race  Wilmington, MA Patch

Firefighters Back Bendel In Selectmen's Race - Wilmington, MA - The union says the incumbent "has strong community ties and shares the values and beliefs of ...


Posted on Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Muscular Dystrophy Association and International Association of Fire Fighters Celebrate 65 Years of Fill the Boot Partnership - PRNewswire
Muscular Dystrophy Association and International Association of Fire Fighters Celebrate 65 Years of Fill the Boot Partnership  PRNewswire

CHICAGO, March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- For 65 years, the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) have helped raise critical funds for the Muscular ...


Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire panel denies demotion attempt | Police/Fire | Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Fire panel denies demotion attempt | Police/Fire | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne's Fire Merit Commission on Wednesday unanimously denied the fire chief's recommendation to demote a battalion chief. Thomas Helmkamp's pro ...


Posted on Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Anchorage FD Adapts Staffing For Increase In EMS-Related Calls - EMS1.com
Anchorage FD Adapts Staffing For Increase In EMS-Related Calls  EMS1.com

Anchorage Fire Department plans to shift staffing next month to adapt to an ever-rising demand for emergency medical responses.


Posted on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



CO Firefighters Police Guns Hoses Charity Boxing Event IAFF - Firehouse.com
CO Firefighters Police Guns Hoses Charity Boxing Event IAFF  Firehouse.com

Hundreds filled the floor and stands of Colorado State University's Equine Center this weekend for a “Guns & Hoses” charity boxing fundraiser.


Posted on Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters reject offer, continue talks with city | Police/Fire | Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Firefighters reject offer, continue talks with city | Police/Fire | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The local firefighters union and the city of Fort Wayne will return to the bargaining table after the union turned down a two-year contract, officials ...


Posted on Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



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 08:00:00 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



Firefighters step up for a cure - The Suffolk News-Herald - Suffolk News-Herald
Firefighters step up for a cure - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Two Suffolk firefighters walked westbound on Bridge Road under damp, overcast skies Tuesday morning. They already had 32.2 miles under their belt in the last ...


Posted on Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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



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



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



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



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



Nearly 200 kids attended the annual Chillicothe Fish with a Firefighter event - Chillicothe Gazette
Nearly 200 kids attended the annual Chillicothe Fish with a Firefighter event  Chillicothe Gazette

Nearly 200 young anglers turned out Saturday for the annual Fish with a Firefighter event in Yoctangee Park.


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:56:00 GMT



IAFC, IAFF, NFPA, NVFC oppose required degrees for medics - EMS1.com
IAFC, IAFF, NFPA, NVFC oppose required degrees for medics  EMS1.com

In a joint statement, four national organizations state the reasons they oppose requiring college degrees for entry-level paramedics.


Posted on Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters lose homes while on front lines of Camp Fire - KCRA Sacramento
Firefighters lose homes while on front lines of Camp Fire  KCRA Sacramento

At least 53 firefighters have lost their homes to a wildfire in Butte County, and that number is expected to grow. The International Association of Firefighters ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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



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



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 07:00:00 GMT



Phoenix firefighters instrumental in opening addiction recovery center - AZFamily
Phoenix firefighters instrumental in opening addiction recovery center  AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Firefighters run toward danger when others run from it. They are there to help people in the worst of times, but sometimes they need ...


Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters get peer support training - KOLO
Firefighters get peer support training  KOLO

The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District is supporting a peer support program that will benefit many fire agencies in northern Nevada.


Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Dover Twp. resident and Baltimore firefighter remembered - York Dispatch
Dover Twp. resident and Baltimore firefighter remembered  York Dispatch

He was always up for any adventure and could tell a really good story, said 1st Capital Harley Davidson General Manager Heather Goodwin.


Posted on Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Veteran Iowa Paramedic Remembered As 'Great Man' - EMS1.com
Veteran Iowa Paramedic Remembered As 'Great Man'  EMS1.com

DALLAS COUNTY, IOWA -- A longtime paramedic for Dallas County EMS who died suddenly from a medical condition is being remembered as a “great man” ...


Posted on Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Houston's hard-charging fire union president has become mayor's most ardent opponent - Houston Chronicle
Houston's hard-charging fire union president has become mayor's most ardent opponent  Houston Chronicle

Published March 27, 2019. The cheers reverberated throughout White Oak Music Hall on election night even before Marty Lancton strode onstage, flanked by ...


Posted on Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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



Labor unions wield increased clout in crowded Democratic 2020 race - Reuters
Labor unions wield increased clout in crowded Democratic 2020 race  Reuters

Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is weighing a 2020 presidential bid, will find a friendly audience on Tuesday when he addresses a meeting of the ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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



Exploding firehouse toilet seat lawsuit thrown out - STATter911
Exploding firehouse toilet seat lawsuit thrown out  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



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



Bill McNamara remembered as a 'true community champion' - North Delta Reporter
Bill McNamara remembered as a 'true community champion'  North Delta Reporter

Retired Surrey firefighter and 2010 recipient of the Surrey Good Citizen Award died April 16.


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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



Trump’s threat to cut funding for California wildfire relief ‘disgraceful,’ firefighters union says | TheHill - The Hill
Trump’s threat to cut funding for California wildfire relief ‘disgraceful,’ firefighters union says | TheHill  The Hill

The head of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) on Friday called President Trump's latest threat to cut emergency aid to California for wildfires ...


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 20:13:37 GMT



Neuromuscular Disorders Fundraiser Inspires Firefighters' 130-Mile Hike - Muscular Dystrophy News
Neuromuscular Disorders Fundraiser Inspires Firefighters' 130-Mile Hike  Muscular Dystrophy News

Two firefighters, in partnership with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will hike 130 miles to raise funds and awareness for neuromuscular disorders.


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 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



Coventry house fire deemed suspicious, authorities say - Turn to 10
Coventry house fire deemed suspicious, authorities say  Turn to 10

A fire erupted at a home in Coventry Tuesday night, with authorities deeming the fire suspicious. Police said firefighters responded to 10 Lionel Pierson Road at ...


Posted on Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Live: Biden International Association of Fire Fighters conference - WSBT-TV
Live: Biden International Association of Fire Fighters conference  WSBT-TV

WASHINGTON (SBG) — Vice President Biden is scheduled to speak during the 2019 IAFF Alfred K. Whitehead Legislative Conference. He will address more ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



City of Savannah addresses tweets by Fire Union about cuts to the department - WTOC
City of Savannah addresses tweets by Fire Union about cuts to the department  WTOC

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah's city manager says the local fire union isn't telling the whole story in recent social media posts about the cuts to the ...


Posted on Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Ohio Fire Department Releases Report on 2015 Line of Duty Death - Firefighter Nation
Ohio Fire Department Releases Report on 2015 Line of Duty Death  Firefighter Nation

HAMILTON, Ohio (Cincinnati.com) - An internal investigation by the Hamilton Fire Department into the line-of-duty death of firefighter Patrick Wolterman in 2015 ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 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



Understaffed And Overworked: Firefighters Exhausted By Severe California Fires - NPR
Understaffed And Overworked: Firefighters Exhausted By Severe California Fires  NPR

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



Firefighters Union Gets Collective Bargaining on Colorado Springs CO Ballot - Firehouse.com
Firefighters Union Gets Collective Bargaining on Colorado Springs CO Ballot  Firehouse.com

The Colorado Springs firefighters union collected around 16000 signatures in order to place the question on the April ballot over the objections of the mayor and ...


Posted on Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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



Firefighters union rips into Trump over threat to withhold FEMA funding from California | TheHill - The Hill
Firefighters union rips into Trump over threat to withhold FEMA funding from California | TheHill  The Hill

The head of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) on Wednesday blasted President Trump over his threat to stop sending federal funding to ...


Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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



Cleveland Fire union votes ‘no confidence’ in Chief Angelo Calvillo - WKYC.com
Cleveland Fire union votes ‘no confidence’ in Chief Angelo Calvillo  WKYC.com

Local 93, the union representing Cleveland Fire Department members, has registered a 'no confidence' vote in Chief Angelo Calvillo.


Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Disagreement between CSFD and city over collective bargaining - FOX21News.com
Disagreement between CSFD and city over collective bargaining  FOX21News.com

IAFF Local 5 has collected nearly 30000 signatures needed to put collective bargaining on the city's April 2 ballot.


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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



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



Virginia firefighters to march 130 miles for muscular dystrophy awareness - WWBT NBC12 News
Virginia firefighters to march 130 miles for muscular dystrophy awareness  WWBT NBC12 News

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Two Virginia firefighters are taking fundraising efforts for the Muscular Dystrophy Association on the road. Fire Medic, Joe Jarman and ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



With increasing calls, DC leader ‘anxious’ about lack of reserve fire truck - WTOP
With increasing calls, DC leader ‘anxious’ about lack of reserve fire truck  WTOP

WASHINGTON — D.C. is getting more emergency calls than ever before, but the city has no backup ladder fire trucks if one goes out of *service*, the city's fire ...


Posted on Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada Win 2018 International Association of Fire Fighters Media Award - Nevada Business Magazine
Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada Win 2018 International Association of Fire Fighters Media Award  Nevada Business Magazine

The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada (PFFN) was awarded first place in the 2018 International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Media Awards for its 1 ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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



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



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, firefighters resolve year-long dispute over staffing - MLive.com
City, firefighters resolve year-long dispute over staffing  MLive.com

That means, by all accounts, that the city will keep its fire department intact instead of dissolving the 100-year-old department as planned.


Posted on Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Ops training show policy makers what it's like on the front lines - KEPR 19
Fire Ops training show policy makers what it's like on the front lines  KEPR 19

RICHLAND, Wash. -- Flames were erupting from cars and buildings Friday as part of training simulations designed to show policy makers what it's like for ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Alarms Will Ring Simultaneously to Mark IAFF's 100th Anniversary - Firehouse.com
Fire Alarms Will Ring Simultaneously to Mark IAFF's 100th Anniversary  Firehouse.com

Alarms in fire stations across the United States and Canada will sound at 2 p.m on Feb. 28 to mark the 100-year anniversary of the IAFF's creation.


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



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



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



 

 
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