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April 16, 2021
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Suspect in MLK Jr Church arson charged with hate crime
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Suspect in MLK Jr Church arson charged with hate crime
04/16/21 - IAFF Local 648
Suspect in MLK Jr Church arson charged with hate crime CRIME by: Nick DeGray, Katrina Kincade Posted: Apr 15, 2021 / 10:30 AM EDT / Updated: Apr 15, 2021 / 06:53 PM EDT SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The suspect for the arson of the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Presbyterian Church has been charged with hate crime.
Friday Update 4-9-21
04/15/21 - IAFF Local 1014
Friday Update 4-2-21
04/15/21 - IAFF Local 1014
Friday Update 3-26-21
04/15/21 - IAFF Local 1014
Friday Update 3-19-21
04/15/21 - IAFF Local 1014
Butler L0114 2020-2024 CBA
04/15/21 - PPFFA
Butler Local 114's 2020-2024 CBA has been added to the contract area of the website.
Butler L0114 2020-2024 CBA
04/15/21 - PPFFA
Butler Local 114's 2020-2024 CBA has been added to the contract area of the website.
Allentown Local 302 Minimum Staffing Presentation via Zoom
04/15/21 - PPFFA
A link and password to the minimum staffing presenation hosted by Allentown Local 302 is now posted in the members section of the website.
Checkout New IAFF Online Course
04/15/21 - PFFMaine
The new IAFF Fire Ground Survival Awareness? course is now live online. The FGS program ensures that training for Mayday prevention and Mayday operations are consistent among all fire fighters, company officers and chief officers.
IAFF CALIFORNIA MEMBER WRITES BOOK ON PTSI RECOVERY
04/15/21 - PFFMaine
Kern County, CA Local 1301 member Derek Robinson wants fire fighters and other first responders to know help is available for those suffering with post-traumatic stress injury (PTSI). Robinson is living proof that treatment works and a happier life is possible and it’s okay to ask for help.
Labor Law Reform is a Civil Rights Issue
04/15/21 - PFFMaine
WASHINGTON—From better pay to paid sick leave, from due process on the job to wider opportunities, working women, union or not, stand to reap huge benefits if Congress passes the Protect The Right To Organize (Pro) Act, a panel of woman union leaders says.
Dana Tindall Awarded Fire Officer Renewal Designation
04/14/21 - Suncoast Firefighters
BRADENTON FIRE DEPARTMENT CAPTAIN DANA TINDALL AWARDED FIRE OFFICER RENEWAL DESIGNATION On April 6, 2021, the Commission on Professional Credentialing (CPC) met and voted unanimously to award Captain Dana Tindall the Fire Officer (FO) renewal designation.
Springfield Arson & Bomb Squad investigating car fire
04/14/21 - IAFF Local 648
Springfield Arson & Bomb Squad investigating car fire HAMPDEN COUNTY by: Tony Fay Posted: Apr 13, 2021 / 06:13 AM EDT / Updated: Apr 13, 2021 / 06:13 AM EDT Image Courtesy: Springfield Fire Department SPRINGFIELD, Mass.
Crews called to fire in Springfield at 320 Wilbraham Rd
04/14/21 - IAFF Local 648
Crews called to fire in Springfield HAMPDEN COUNTY by: Sofía Hernández Carrillo Posted: Apr 14, 2021 / 06:23 AM EDT / Updated: Apr 14, 2021 / 07:31 AM EDT SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Springfield Fire Department reported a fire at 320 Wilbraham Road on Wednesday morning.
Stand Down for Suicide Awareness
04/13/21 - IAFF 522
  Firefighters are being pushed harder than ever, forced to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic and historic wildfires. The pandemic has introduced a new anxiety to an already stressful job. This stress can overwhelm even the strongest among us – with one of our own taking their life.
E. Illif Ave. Multi-Family Structure Fire
04/13/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 8:45 p.m. on Friday, April 9, 2021, Local members responded to 9400 E. Iliff Avenue in Araphaoe County after an observant neighbor reported flames visible from a townhome. Members from first arriving Engine 21, Medic 21 and Medic 211 encountered a large volume of fire venting from the first floor of a two-story townhome, extending up the exterior to the roof line.
East Parker Rd. Barn Fire
04/13/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
April 5, 2021- At 5:19 p.m., South Metro Fire Rescue received a 911 call describing a hay fire within a barn near Forest Hill Drive and E Parker Road. A dark black smoke plume could be seen for miles.
Hadrian Ct. Car vs. House
04/13/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 1:15 a.m. on April 5, Local members responded to reports of a vehicle driving into a single-family home near Lincoln and Peoria. Upon arrival, members found the vehicle on its side and damage to the back corner of the building. The driver was transported to the hospital. Residents living in the home were not injured.
Ireland St. Garage Fire
04/13/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 12:04 a.m. on Saturday, April 3, 2021, Local members responded to a reported structure fire at 5526 S. Ireland Street in Centennial. 911 callers reported black smoke and popping sounds coming from the garage. Members from first arriving Engine and Medic 23 found heavy smoke pouring out of the garage and deployed 2 hose lines for fire control.
Lieutenant's Exam
04/13/21 - IAFF Local 628
Lieutenant's Exam June 26 Filing period for Lieutenant's Exam is now open. Application Start- April 2 Application End- May 3
Autism Acceptance Cornhole Tournament
04/13/21 - IAFF 1826
Saturday, April 17th, 20201 at Patio De Leon.  Ft. Myers Fire Department, 10 Twenty Five, and Suncoast Beverages are joining together to benefit Family Initiative.
Introducing PEP Online: Registration Now OPEN!
04/12/21 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
Registration is now open for our first Partnership Education Program (PEP) online event. This new virtual training opportunity provides quality IAFF education without the hardships of travel or current restrictions. The first event is scheduled over a three-week period on Tuesdays in May from 12:30-5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time).
Introducing PEP Online: Registration Now OPEN!
04/12/21 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Registration is now open for our first Partnership Education Program (PEP) online event. This new virtual training opportunity provides quality IAFF education without the hardships of travel or current restrictions. The first event is scheduled over a three-week period on Tuesdays in May from 12:30-5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time).
Registration is now open for our first Partnership Education Program (PEP) online event.
04/12/21 - UPFFA
Registration is now open for our first Partnership Education Program (PEP) online event. This new virtual training opportunity provides quality IAFF education without the hardships of travel or current restrictions. The first event is scheduled over a three-week period on Tuesdays in May from 12:30-5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time).
Local 21 Golf League at Oak Glen
04/12/21 - IAFF Local 21
Municipal Fire and Emergency Services Referendum
04/12/21 - PPFFA
On the May 18th Primary ballot in Pennsylvania, there will be a question asking voters to authorize making municipal fire deoartments or companies with paid personnel and emergency medical services companies eligible to apply for loans from an already existing state loan program.
Monday Morning Headlines
04/11/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Monday Morning! Executive Board Meeting - 4/14 75th Anniversary - 4/16 Steward Seminar - 4/28 & 4/29
Notice of Trustee Election Candidates
04/08/21 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
Voting for the position of Trustees will commence on the morning of May 10th and end at 5pm on May 14th.
County Chapter TV Fund Auction
04/08/21 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention Local 244 County Chapter Members: In accordance with SECTION 6. B. 4 of the Constitution and By-Laws an auction will be held May 10-13th  & May 17-19th from 9am-1pm at the request of the County TV Fund Manager to sell used equipment.
Reminder
04/07/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Union Meeting and Information Session TODAY!  Collective Bargaining Survey Ends TODAY!
16th Annual PAC Golf Tournament
04/06/21 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
16th Annual PAC Golf Tournament information
Reminder: Local 858's 75th Anniversary Celebration
04/06/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
The 75th Anniversary of Local 858 is this FRIDAY - April 16th 2021!
Updated IAFF Fire Ground Survival Awareness Course Now Online
04/05/21 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
The new IAFF Fire Ground Survival Awareness course is now live online. The FGS program ensures that training for Mayday prevention and Mayday operations are consistent among all fire fighters, company officers and chief officers.
Monday Morning Headlines
04/04/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Monday Morning! Union Meetings - 4/7 & 4/8  Collective Bargaining Survey  Save the Date- 4/16 - 75th Annivesary Celebration Steward Seminar 4/28 & 4/29 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COMMITTEE  The Collective Bargaining Survey will close on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 12pm.
April 2021 Meeting Announcement
04/03/21 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
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Passing of Firefighter John Zimmerman, Retired
04/03/21 - IAFF Local 739
Passing of Firefighter John Zimmerman, Retired The officers and members of Lynn Local 739 regret to announce the death of Firefighter John Zimmerman, Retired. Arrangements are as follows: A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday April 7, 2021 at 12:00PM in the Solimine Funeral Home 426 Broadway, Lynn. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery.
Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Retired Captain Burt Schueller
04/02/21 - IAFF Local 21
Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Fire Captain Burton Schueller. Captain Schueller started with the Saint Paul Fire Department on July 16, 1962.  He retired after 32 years of service with the Saint Paul Fire Department. Burton C. Schueller Burt passed away at the age of 86.
April 2, 2021: UPFFA 2021 Connecticut Fire Fighters PAC Campaign
04/02/21 - UPFFA
The UPFFA 2021 Connecticut Fire Fighters PAC Campaign is currently underway.  I am pleased to report that your state UPFFA officers, executive board, trustees, and staff  support this year’s fundraising efforts. A list of this year’s supporters can be seen on the UPFFA website.
Man killed in Butler County house fire
04/01/21 - IAFF Local 20
https://www.journal-news.com/news/man-killed-in-butler-county-residential-fire-this-morning/RME7JBCGZBEKJE3ZXE564QDTNQ/
Special Meeting to Approve Congressional Endorsement, April 8, 2021
04/01/21 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
A Special Meeting is scheduled at the Union Hall on April 8, 2021 at 6:45pm, in accordance with Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting is to approve the Political Action Committee recommendation for a Congressional Endorsement. The meeting will start promptly at 6:45pm, the General Meeting with follow at 7:00pm.
News From Capitol Hill
04/01/21 - IAFF Local F-273
Congress Seeks to Bring Work Schedule Flexibilities to Federal Fire Fighters.
Fire causes damage at downtown Hamilton park
03/31/21 - IAFF Local 20
https://www.journal-news.com/news/fire-causes-damage-at-downtown-hamilton-park/QR3IEVVXDZGOHD2R2QTR444OJU/
2021 | MnFIRE Golf Tournament
03/30/21 - IAFF Local 21
Structure fire on Wilbraham Avenue in Springfield out, no injuries
03/29/21 - IAFF Local 648
Structure fire on Wilbraham Avenue in Springfield out, no injuries HAMPDEN COUNTY by: Nancy Asiamah, Sydney Snow Posted: Mar 26, 2021 / 09:39 PM EDT / Updated: Mar 26, 2021 / 11:55 PM EDT SPRINGFIELD, Mass.
Roadmap to Retirement Readiness
03/29/21 - PFFA
Attendance needed
03/29/21 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
Your attendance is needed at our next union meeting on April 14, 2021. Our union representative from the Operations Committee, Captain Joseph Lord, will be attending and speaking about discussions from the committee and the new plan and usage of EMT-A's in our department.
Monday Morning Headlines
03/29/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Monday Morning! Women's History Month Collective Bargaining Survey  Save the Dates! Local 858 75th Anniversary  Union Steward Seminar 
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