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Local firefighters raise $8K for MDA | Local News - Niagara Gazette
Local firefighters raise $8K for MDA | Local News  Niagara Gazette

During the 2019 Muscular Dystrophy Association's Fill the Boot campaign, members of the Lockport Firefighters, IAFF Local 963 took to the streets raising $8331 ...


Posted on Sat, 22 Jun 2019 19:51:40 GMT



Cancer leading cause of death among firefighters, IAFF says - KPLC
Cancer leading cause of death among firefighters, IAFF says  KPLC

In the fire *service*, the nature of the fire creates a lot of carcinogens, which can be related to cancer," DeRidder Fire Chief Kenneth Harlow said. "With that said ...


Posted on Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF: Cancer Leading Cause of Death Among Firefighters - FireEngineering.com
IAFF: Cancer Leading Cause of Death Among Firefighters  FireEngineering.com

Cancer is now the leading cause of death among firefighters, according to the International Association of Firefighters.


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Joins with AT&T to Educate Firefighters on FirstNet Mobile Broadband Services - Firehouse.com
IAFF Joins with AT&T to Educate Firefighters on FirstNet Mobile Broadband Services  Firehouse.com

FirstNet is a critical tool to keep firefighters and paramedics safe and ensure effective emergency and disaster response.


Posted on Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



On the Agenda: Eugene gets 2021 IAFF track update - The Register-Guard
On the Agenda: Eugene gets 2021 IAFF track update  The Register-Guard

Here's a roundup of the most notable items of discussion or action that local elected leaders will be taking up during meetings this week.Eugene City ...


Posted on Sun, 23 Jun 2019 16:02:58 GMT



Firefighter union leader calls Trump attacks over Biden endorsement 'counterproductive' | TheHill - The Hill
Firefighter union leader calls Trump attacks over Biden endorsement 'counterproductive' | TheHill  The Hill

The head of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) called President Trump's attacks over the organization's endorsement of former Vice President ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:53:58 GMT



NY firefighters raise $8K for Muscular Dystrophy Association's Fill the Boot campaign - Fire Chief
NY firefighters raise $8K for Muscular Dystrophy Association's Fill the Boot campaign  Fire Chief

Contributions have helped fund groundbreaking research and life-enhancing programs such as state-of-the-art support groups and Care Centers.


Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Paducah Fire Department at lowest number of firefighters in years - WPSD Local 6
Paducah Fire Department at lowest number of firefighters in years  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — One extra body makes a difference when responding to a fire. Paducah's fire chief says it takes everyone on a shift to respond to a fire. A report by ...


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Torrington firefighters take part in ‘Safety Stand Down’ exercise - Torrington Register Citizen
Torrington firefighters take part in ‘Safety Stand Down’ exercise  Torrington Register Citizen

TORRINGTON —The 2019 Fire *Service* Safety Stand Down week was held June 16-22. The theme of Safety Stand Down 2019 focused on reducing exposure ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 18:30:00 GMT



Fire Fighters Better Able to Track On-The-Job Exposures to Deadly Carcinogens and Other Toxins - JEMS.com
Fire Fighters Better Able to Track On-The-Job Exposures to Deadly Carcinogens and Other Toxins  JEMS.com

WASHINGTON, DC -- Fire fighters on the front lines protecting their communities now have a valuable tool for recording and providing evidence of work-related ...


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF's president blasts White House for lack of 9/11 fund support - EMS1.com
IAFF's president blasts White House for lack of 9/11 fund support  EMS1.com

It would also be helpful if the administration would kind of weigh in and I haven't really seen any specific indication from them on where they stand,”


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 17:57:15 GMT



Dedham firefighter sent to hospital with arm injury suffered during 2-alarm blaze - The Boston Globe
Dedham firefighter sent to hospital with arm injury suffered during 2-alarm blaze  The Boston Globe

A firefighter suffered an arm injury while battling a two-alarm blaze that tore though a Dedham home late Sunday night, displacing seven people, according to ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 17:03:45 GMT



Great Falls Fire Rescue rolls out new peer support program for firefighters - KRTV Great Falls News
Great Falls Fire Rescue rolls out new peer support program for firefighters  KRTV Great Falls News

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Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 02:34:02 GMT



Fire union to Maryland governor: Act now or risk catastrophic failure of the radio system - WUSA9.com
Fire union to Maryland governor: Act now or risk catastrophic failure of the radio system  WUSA9.com

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — The message from Montgomery County's fire union to Governor Larry Hogan was direct and alarming. The county's ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Ash dismissed from case over fire department issues | News, Sports, Jobs - The Steubenville Herald-Star
Ash dismissed from case over fire department issues | News, Sports, Jobs  The Steubenville Herald-Star

WEIRTON — A member of Weirton Council has been dismissed from legal action being taken against the city by members of the Weirton Fire Department.


Posted on Thu, 20 Jun 2019 04:38:30 GMT



Louisiana's Governor Signs Firefighter PTSD Bill - Occupational Health and Safety
Louisiana's Governor Signs Firefighter PTSD Bill  Occupational Health and Safety

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed SB 107, a bill that would add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the list of injuries eligible for workers' ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Weirton IAFF seeks to stop creation of new public safety director - The Daily Times
Weirton IAFF seeks to stop creation of new public safety director  The Daily Times

WEIRTON — During its May meeting, Weirton Council held the first reading of ordinances establishing new scheduling for the Weirton Fire Department as well ...


Posted on Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Competition intense at 8th annual Nick Carey Memorial Basketball tournament - Manchester Ink Link
Competition intense at 8th annual Nick Carey Memorial Basketball tournament  Manchester Ink Link

The Competition was intense on the basketball court at the 3 on 3 Nick Carey Tournament Saturday, where nearly 100 people showed up at the Beech Street ...


Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 06:32:58 GMT



City reaches collective agreement with IAFF Local 5182 - My Lloydminster Now
City reaches collective agreement with IAFF Local 5182  My Lloydminster Now

Lloydminster City Council has approved the first collective agreement between the City of Lloydminster and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fish with a Fire Fighter attracts a crowd to Children's Home - Franklin Home Page
Fish with a Fire Fighter attracts a crowd to Children's Home  Franklin Home Page

UNION SPORTSMEN'S ALLIANCE. More than 80 local youngsters participated in the Fish With a Fire Fighter event at the Tennessee Children's Home Spring ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



$11650.00 raised by Batavia city firefighters during 2019 fill the boot campaign to give strength to MDA - The Daily News Online
$11650.00 raised by Batavia city firefighters during 2019 fill the boot campaign to give strength to MDA  The Daily News Online

BATAVIA — During the 2019 MDA Fill the Boot campaign, the dedicated members of the Batavia City Firefighters, IAFF Local 896 took to the streets and ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Lobbyists spend 34 percent more entertaining state legislators | News - Pauls Valley Daily Democrat
Lobbyists spend 34 percent more entertaining state legislators | News  Pauls Valley Daily Democrat

Lobbyists spent $437500 on meals, drinks and gifts for Oklahoma legislators between January and May, according to an Oklahoma Ethics Commission report.


Posted on Sun, 23 Jun 2019 12:15:00 GMT



The Student Prince & the Fort Thank Springfield Fire Department with $1200 Donation - Business West
The Student Prince & the Fort Thank Springfield Fire Department with $1200 Donation  Business West

SPRINGFIELD — When fire alarms sounded at 8 Fort St. on Feb. 24, everyone braced for the worst as smoked filled the Student Prince & the Fort restaurant.


Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 12:06:00 GMT



Union Fire Fighters Team with USA to Host Spring Hill Fishing Event - Williamson Source
Union Fire Fighters Team with USA to Host Spring Hill Fishing Event  Williamson Source

More than 80 local youngsters participated in the Fish With a Fire Fighter event at the Tennessee Children's Home Spring Hill Campus on Saturday, June 1.


Posted on Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Savannah Fire Rescue swears in 35th chief since 1825 - fox28media.com
Savannah Fire Rescue swears in 35th chief since 1825  fox28media.com

The Savannah Fire Rescue department has been in existence since 1759, since 1825 they have had 34 chiefs. On Monday Chief Derik Minard was named the ...


Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 03:15:06 GMT



Wausau firefighters 'fill the boot' | News - WSAU News
Wausau firefighters 'fill the boot' | News  WSAU News

WAUSAU, WI (WSAU-WAOW) The Wausau Fire Department kicked off their annual Fill the Boot campaign during Wednesday night's Concerts on the Square.


Posted on Thu, 20 Jun 2019 09:34:00 GMT



Wausau Fire Department kicks off annual Fill the Boot campaign - WAOW
Wausau Fire Department kicks off annual Fill the Boot campaign  WAOW

The Wausau Fire Department kicked off their annual Fill the Boot campaign during Concerts on the Square Wednesday evening.


Posted on Thu, 20 Jun 2019 02:24:16 GMT



IAFF Expected to Endorse Biden Presidential Run - Firefighter Nation
IAFF Expected to Endorse Biden Presidential Run  Firefighter Nation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest firefighters union is preparing to formally endorse Joe Biden's expected presidential run this week, with group leaders saying ...


Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Pawtucket Fire Department computer system hacked - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
Pawtucket Fire Department computer system hacked  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — The Pawtucket Fire Department computer system was hacked over the weekend, and according to a message sent to union ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:30:00 GMT



Portland firefighters carry on bagpipe tradition to honor fallen firefighters - KGW.com
Portland firefighters carry on bagpipe tradition to honor fallen firefighters  KGW.com

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland firefighters with IAFF Local 43 are teaming up to form a Scottish bagpipe and drum band. Since January, they've been practicing ...


Posted on Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Morgantown firefighters file lawsuit against city - WDTV
Morgantown firefighters file lawsuit against city  WDTV

MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) - A lawsuit filed in Monongalia County Circuit Court lists dozens of members of the Morgantown Fire Department as plaintiffs ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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



Asheville Fire Fighters Association takes part in national Fill the Boot drive - WLOS
Asheville Fire Fighters Association takes part in national Fill the Boot drive  WLOS

Members of the Asheville Fire Fighters Association are taking to the streets this week to “Fill The Boot” as part of the nationwide campaign to help the Muscular ...


Posted on Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters crawl under car to rescue kitten from undercarriage - UPI News
Firefighters crawl under car to rescue kitten from undercarriage  UPI News

A New York state fire department shared video of firefighters crawling underneath a car to rescue a kitten stuck in the engine compartment.


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:08:17 GMT



Rochester firefighters rescue kitten trapped under car - WHEC
Rochester firefighters rescue kitten trapped under car  WHEC

Firefighters from the Rochester Fire Department saved a cat that was stuck- but this one wasn't up a tree...


Posted on Sun, 09 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Video: A no drama First Amendment audit in California - STATter911
Video: A no drama First Amendment audit in California  STATter911

BREAKING NEWS: The International Association of Fire Fighters endorses @joebiden for President of the United States. https://t.co/yewUm8wMGd.


Posted on Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters Union Endorses Gloria for Mayor, Brennan for City Council - Times of San Diego
Firefighters Union Endorses Gloria for Mayor, Brennan for City Council  Times of San Diego

The union representing San Diego's firefighters has endorsed Assemblyman Todd Gloria for Mayor and Aaron Brennan for City Council in District 1.


Posted on Fri, 21 Jun 2019 05:45:00 GMT



With IAFF Support, Biden Begins Presidential Campaign - Firefighter Nation
With IAFF Support, Biden Begins Presidential Campaign  Firefighter Nation

Joe Biden starts rally in the battleground state of Pennsylvania with support from IAFF.


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Oneida Fire Department aim to surpass Fill-the-Boot Drive goal - Oneida Dispatch
Oneida Fire Department aim to surpass Fill-the-Boot Drive goal  Oneida Dispatch

Oneida, N.Y. — With help from the community, it's looking like the Oneida Fire Department is well on its way to raising more than its goal for the Muscular ...


Posted on Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Local 'Boot' campaign raised $8300 for MDA - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Local 'Boot' campaign raised $8300 for MDA  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Members of the Lockport firefighters union, IAFF Local 693, raised $8331 from community members during the recent, 65th annual MDA Fill the Boot campaign.


Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 23:16:00 GMT



3 firefighters injured, over 60 residents displaced after apartment blaze near National Harbor, Md. - WTOP
3 firefighters injured, over 60 residents displaced after apartment blaze near National Harbor, Md.  WTOP

Three firefighters sustained injuries and over 60 people were forced to leave their homes following a two-alarm apartment fire in Glassmanor, Maryland on ...


Posted on Sun, 23 Jun 2019 13:26:10 GMT



Local News Funeral services set for Claremore Fire Department Battalion Chief Marty Osborne 6:42 AM - kjrh.com
Local News Funeral services set for Claremore Fire Department Battalion Chief Marty Osborne 6:42 AM  kjrh.com

CLAREMORE — Funeral services for Claremore Fire Department Battalion Chief Marty Osborne set for Saturday. RELATED STORY: A community honoring a ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Morgantown firefighters claim city doesn't properly pay them for holiday work - West Virginia Record
Morgantown firefighters claim city doesn't properly pay them for holiday work  West Virginia Record

MORGANTOWN – Members of the Morgantown Fire Department have filed a lawsuit alleging the city hasn't properly compensated them for working on holidays.


Posted on Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Frustrated With IAFF’s Endorsing Biden, Thousands of Firefighters Join Pro-Trump Group - The Epoch Times
Frustrated With IAFF’s Endorsing Biden, Thousands of Firefighters Join Pro-Trump Group  The Epoch Times

Thousands of International Fire Fighters Association (IFFA) union members have joined a pro-Trump social media group after IAFF leader endorsed Joe Biden.


Posted on Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Pierce County firefighter helps ducklings safely cross the road - KIRO Seattle
Pierce County firefighter helps ducklings safely cross the road  KIRO Seattle

A Pierce County firefighter took time out of his day to help a family of ducklings safely cross the road this week.


Posted on Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:15:19 GMT



City, firefighters union set stage for talks - Texarkana Gazette
City, firefighters union set stage for talks  Texarkana Gazette

Texarkana, Texas, firefighters union and city negotiators on Wednesday set ground rules for a new round of contract talks and scheduled three more summer ...


Posted on Thu, 20 Jun 2019 03:34:41 GMT



Weirton firefighters file petition to stop work changes, creation of new city position - West Virginia Record
Weirton firefighters file petition to stop work changes, creation of new city position  West Virginia Record

NEW CUMBERLAND – Claiming the department is “critically understaffed,” Weirton firefighters are seeking an injunction to prevent the city from creating and ...


Posted on Wed, 05 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Union contract with Norwalk firefighters approved - Norwalk Reflector
Union contract with Norwalk firefighters approved  Norwalk Reflector

Norwalk city council approved the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the city and the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local No.


Posted on Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



At-Large Candidate Q&As: Gary Moore - Nashville Post
At-Large Candidate Q&As: Gary Moore  Nashville Post

With 15 candidates seeking the five at-large seats on the Metro Council in the August election, it may be challenging for aspirants to stand out in the crowded ...


Posted on Fri, 21 Jun 2019 12:02:41 GMT



Hillsborough County to offer no ballistic protection for paramedics at mass shootings - WFLA
Hillsborough County to offer no ballistic protection for paramedics at mass shootings  WFLA

Hillsborough County, Fla (WFLA) - After studying mass shootings around the country, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is developing a new plan.


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Española Police, Fire Departments to Split | News - Rio Grande Sun
Española Police, Fire Departments to Split | News  Rio Grande Sun

Española Mayor Javier Sanchez formally announced a plan to split the Police Department and the Fire Department at the June 11 city council meeting, although ...


Posted on Sat, 22 Jun 2019 18:00:00 GMT



Ten Fire Departments Assisted with Three Alarm Fire in Bourne - Cape Cod Today
Ten Fire Departments Assisted with Three Alarm Fire in Bourne  Cape Cod Today

From Bourne Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 1717: Firefighters were called out to 1 Sandwich rd this evening, a Multi unit apartment building tonight around ...


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Pittsfield: Fourth of July Parade donations reach $74K - Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield: Fourth of July Parade donations reach $74K  Berkshire Eagle

PITTSFIELD — Fundraising for the Pittsfield Fourth of July Parade is underway. A total of $74446.79 has been raised toward the Parade Committee's goal of ...


Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 19:04:00 GMT



OH City, Firefighters Tentatively Agree on Pay Hike - Firehouse.com
OH City, Firefighters Tentatively Agree on Pay Hike  Firehouse.com

Under the proposed three-year contract between the city and the fire union, Norwalk firefighters would receive 2½ percent salary increases.


Posted on Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tensions flare between Pawtucket firefighters union, city - News - The Providence Journal
Tensions flare between Pawtucket firefighters union, city - News  The Providence Journal

Tensions between the union representing firefighters in Pawtucket and the city administration are boiling over into public view.The union, IAFF Pawtucket ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 21:24:00 GMT



Fulton firefighter agreement passes - Fulton Sun
Fulton firefighter agreement passes  Fulton Sun

After years of back and forth, Fulton firefighters will soon have a contract.


Posted on Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters hosting second annual BBQ charity event in Benicia - Vallejo Times Herald
Firefighters hosting second annual BBQ charity event in Benicia  Vallejo Times Herald

BENICIA — Local Firefighters from the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 1186 will be hosting its second charity BBQ on June 16, it was ...


Posted on Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Coverage of cancers to expand under state’s retirement plan for police and firefighters - KSN-TV
Coverage of cancers to expand under state’s retirement plan for police and firefighters  KSN-TV

Starting July 1, more cancers will be added to the list of those covered under the state's retirement plan for police and firefighters.


Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 22:45:00 GMT



Rapid City firefighters Fill the Boot campaign raises $47K - Kotatv
Rapid City firefighters Fill the Boot campaign raises $47K  Kotatv

The 65-year-old campaign raises funds to help people who have muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases.


Posted on Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Madison firefighter dies after competing in Ironman triathlon - WIFR
Madison firefighter dies after competing in Ironman triathlon  WIFR

The Madison Fire Department has confirmed that a second Ironman athlete has died after competing in the swimming section of the triathlon-style competition ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



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



Talks will continue on combining Northshore Fire Department with others - Bothell-Kenmore Reporter
Talks will continue on combining Northshore Fire Department with others  Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

Combining the fire departments of Woodinville, Shoreline and Northshore is still a possibility — an option that the Northshore Fire Department board of ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 15:30:00 GMT



Trans Woman Wins NCAA Title 2 Years After Transitioning From Being A Male - News One
Trans Woman Wins NCAA Title 2 Years After Transitioning From Being A Male  News One

CeCe Telfer's Division II women's 400-meter hurdles title at the NCAA Women's Track and Field Championships was being delegitimized by bigoted transphobic ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Officials: Second rescued Ironman athlete, a Madison firefighter, dies at hospital - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
Officials: Second rescued Ironman athlete, a Madison firefighter, dies at hospital  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

The second man who was rescued from the water Sunday during the Half Ironman 70.3-mile triathlon race in Madison has died, city fire officials said.


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 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



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



Three airlifted with traumatic injuries after fiery crash - Citrus County Chronicle
Three airlifted with traumatic injuries after fiery crash  Citrus County Chronicle

Emergency responders airlifted a trio of motorists for treatment after two vehicles collided and one caught on fire early Saturday morning near an intersection ...


Posted on Sun, 26 May 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



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



‘Excited to prove myself’: Girard hires first full-time female firefighter - WYTV
‘Excited to prove myself’: Girard hires first full-time female firefighter  WYTV

GIRARD, Ohio (WYTV) – In Trumbull County, one woman is setting a precedent. She was hired as the first full-time female firefighter in Girard. The first since the ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 23:05:00 GMT



Police search for owner of ring found inside firefighter's donation boot - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
Police search for owner of ring found inside firefighter's donation boot  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Police are searching for the owner of a wedding band that was found inside of a firefighter's donation boot over the weekend.


Posted on Wed, 05 Jun 2019 00:50:00 GMT



IAFF Memorial Wall Names Added Cancer Deaths Firefighters 9/11 Attacks - Firehouse.com
IAFF Memorial Wall Names Added Cancer Deaths Firefighters 9/11 Attacks  Firehouse.com

The IAFF added 271 names to its Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial in Colorado Springs on Saturday, including 211 firefighters who died from cancer.


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



Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada Announce Addition of New Board Members - Firehouse.com
Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada Announce Addition of New Board Members  Firehouse.com

The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada recently announced the addition of two new members to their executive board.


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 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



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



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



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



Perry Farmers Market the safest in all of Iowa Thursday - theperrynews.com
Perry Farmers Market the safest in all of Iowa Thursday  theperrynews.com

Agents of public safety agencies from Perry and Dallas County gathered at this week's Perry Farmers Market, making it probably the safest marketplace in all of ...


Posted on Fri, 21 Jun 2019 18:47:00 GMT



Marino Proposes Plan to Create Millions in New Revenue - WIBX AM 950
Marino Proposes Plan to Create Millions in New Revenue  WIBX AM 950

Current Utica City Councilman Joe Marino has laid out a 6-point plan that he says could bring in nearly $2 million in new revenue to the city each year, without ...


Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:17:00 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



Shubert Ho launches 4th of July fundraiser to benefit South County Firefighters Foundation - My Edmonds News
Shubert Ho launches 4th of July fundraiser to benefit South County Firefighters Foundation  My Edmonds News

Edmonds restaurateur Shubert Ho, chosen as grand marshal for this year's Edmonds Kind of 4th of July parade, is launching his own 4th of July fundraiser to ...


Posted on Sun, 26 May 2019 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



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



Trump hits 'foolish' firefighter union president after group backs Biden | TheHill - The Hill
Trump hits 'foolish' firefighter union president after group backs Biden | TheHill  The Hill

President Trump escalated his fight with the International Association of Fire Fighters on Friday, days after it announced its endorsement.


Posted on Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Staunch supporters show up for Biden - Clinton Herald
Staunch supporters show up for Biden  Clinton Herald

CLINTON — Supporters of Joe Biden waited nearly an hour for the former Vice President of the United States to arrive at Clinton Community College on ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Lusk outpaces Lee District field in latest fundraising report - Covering the Corridor
Lusk outpaces Lee District field in latest fundraising report  Covering the Corridor

Rodney Lusk far outraised his three Lee District primary opponents in the most recent campaign finance report filing period.


Posted on Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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



Caster Semenya Loses IAFF Testosterone Battle In Court - Hip-Hop Wired
Caster Semenya Loses IAFF Testosterone Battle In Court  Hip-Hop Wired

Middle-distance track runner Caster Semenya has endured plenty of scrutiny about her genetic makeup and sexual identity for the duration of her career.


Posted on Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Settlement reached between West Metro and retirees - Lakewood Sentinel
Settlement reached between West Metro and retirees  Lakewood Sentinel

Details have emerged on a settlement agreement between West Metro Fire District, Tim O'Hayre and Ruth Brienza. West Metro Fire has agreed to pay 70 retired ...


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



'911 what's your emergency?' Md. first responders fear catastrophic radio failure - WJLA
'911 what's your emergency?' Md. first responders fear catastrophic radio failure  WJLA

Montgomery County's radio communication system is at risk of a "catastrophic failure," that's according to numerous officials including the president of the local ...


Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 23:33:00 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



Va. city first responders honored for drowning response - Fire Chief
Va. city first responders honored for drowning response  Fire Chief

The Hampton and Seabrook fire departments were jointly awarded EMS *Service* of the Year by PRH's Seabrook emergency room.


Posted on Fri, 31 May 2019 19:57:00 GMT



Life Fest Will Provide Free Mental Health Counseling in Kansas City - Benzinga
Life Fest Will Provide Free Mental Health Counseling in Kansas City  Benzinga

Kansas City, MO, June 23, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Kansas City residents don't need another barbecue or beer fest. They need mental health access. They need to ...


Posted on Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



LeDuc Named Chief Strategy Officer of Life Scan Wellness Centers - Firehouse.com
LeDuc Named Chief Strategy Officer of Life Scan Wellness Centers  Firehouse.com

Former Broward County Assistant Chief Todd LeDuc will educate the fire *service* on preventing LODDs in his role at Life Scan Wellness Centers.


Posted on Sun, 26 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



City Won't Retract Moberly MO Firefighter's Reprimand for Comments - Firehouse.com
City Won't Retract Moberly MO Firefighter's Reprimand for Comments  Firehouse.com

The Moberly firefighter was reprimanded after he publicly voiced his opinion concerning the installation of a new garage door at a fire station.


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



700+ LEGO sets donated in honor of Sebastian Bradley - WGRZ.com
700+ LEGO sets donated in honor of Sebastian Bradley  WGRZ.com

The LEGO collection drive in honor of 10-year-old Sebastian Bradley surpassed all expectations.


Posted on Wed, 05 Jun 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



Large brush fire burning in Crystal River - WFLA
Large brush fire burning in Crystal River  WFLA

A large brush fire is burning in Crystal River on Thursday.


Posted on Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Four candidates want to be Bellingham’s mayor. Here’s what you need to know about them - Bellingham Herald
Four candidates want to be Bellingham’s mayor. Here’s what you need to know about them  Bellingham Herald

With Mayor Kelli Linville not running for a third term, primary election voters will choose from four challengers who have years of public *service* and strong ties to ...


Posted on Thu, 20 Jun 2019 12:00:00 GMT



NH Primary Source: Fire fighters union endorsements: a look back - WMUR Manchester
NH Primary Source: Fire fighters union endorsements: a look back  WMUR Manchester

THE FIRE FIGHTERS' ENDORSEMENT. The International Association of Firefighters' endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden was no surprise, but still ...


Posted on Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



 

 
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