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Next Union meeting is thursday Thursday April 2nd @730 pm at Station 1......
What's New at IAFF 1580
Guns and Hoses Hockey
Guns & Hoses Charity Hockey Benefit Saturday 3/28 Come out and support your local Police and Fire hockey teams.All proceeds will go to the Last Call Foundation in support of Blue Hills regional teacher Katherine Sullivan, who is running this years Boston Marathon for the Last Call Foundation. Admission is 10$ for adults, kids under 10 free. We will have a 50/50 raffle,Chuck-a-puck contest, and raffle items for auction. Puck drops @415 pm with Stoughton Fire/Pd vs Walpole Fire/Pd on the Olympic Rink. Randolph Fire/Pd square off against Westwood Fire /Pd @ 4:50 on the NHL Rink. Canton Fire/Pd then play Norwood Pd/Fire @ 5:20pm back on the Olympic Rink. After party to follow at Mick Morgan's up the road on Rt1 in Walpole,ma. To learn more about the last call foundation please visit Read More...
Local 1580 Telephone Fundraiser
Canton  Firefighters Local 1580 is currently conducting a telephone-based fundraising drive that will last for the next few weeks. Proceeds will go entirely to the Canton-community-based organization.Any questions, call 781-821-5095 ext0. Read More...
CFD Open House
2014 Open House October is Fire prevention month. Join us this saturday10/11 for our annual Open House. We will be doing a live burn to demonstrate the importance of sprinklers anf smoke detectors, auto-extrication, station tours, and more. Open house will be held at Station 1 from 10-2pm. Station 1 is located at 99 Revere St,Canton ,Ma 02021. Read More...
Annual Charity Hockey Benefit
Canton Fire Local 1580 Annual Charity Hockey benefit is scheduled for 3/8. It starts at 7 and will have 2 games. 1st game will be randolph Fire/Pd vs Stoughton Fire/Pd. Second Game will be Canton vs Foxboro. There will be a live DJ, great auction items, 50/50 chuck a puck raffle. Admission is free and all $ goes to local charities. Read More...
CFD Open House
Canton Fire will be hosting its annual Open House this saturday 10/19 from 10-2pm at CFD headquarters located at 99 Revere St, Canton Ma. There will be a Live burn and sprinkler demonstration, Jaws of life demo, Tour of Fire station, Fire truck demonstrations, Fire safety info, activities for kids, Food and drinks, and a firetruck bouncy house. Read More...
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05/06/15 - IAFF Local 3666
Local 3666 would like to express our condolences to DCFD local 36 on the loss of Lt. McRae. Lt.
05/06/15 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Please vote for Firefighter Jeremy Collins? in Survivor's 2nd Chance Vote. It only takes a few minutes to sign up and vote. Daily votes are allowed until the May 20th finale. Help us flood the social media networks to give him another shot
Gil Pohl Memorial
05/06/15 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The funeral services for our Brother Gil Pohl will be held on Friday May 15, 2015 and will begin at 11:00am at Calvary Chapel (4001 Osuna NE) to be followed by internment at Mt. Calvary (1900 Edith NE). There will be a reception following the Funeral Services beginning at 1:30pm at the Moose Lodge which is located on Edith one block North of Mt.
2015 Los Angeles County Firefighter Memorial
05/06/15 - IAFF Local 1014
Medford Education Association May 2015 Endorsements
05/06/15 - Medford Firefighters Local 1431
The Medford Education Association has endorsed candidates for the May 2015 Medford School Board.
05/06/15 - San Luis Obispo City Firefighters Local 3523
Great news!  Our Local 3523 have partnered with our Department in joining the CFF (California Fire Foundation) S.A.V.E program. Part of CFF mission is to provide victim assistance.   Fire Chief Olson, DC Gater and President Gonzalez (L3523) have agreed and signed the documents of the  MOU language.
FF Anthony Gazda Retires After 28 Years
05/06/15 - Holyoke Firefighters IAFF Local 1693
The Holyoke Firefighters Local 1693 would like to congratulate Firefighter Anthony Gazda on his recent retirement. FF Gazda started his career as a Holyoke Firefighter on April 6, 1987 and worked his last day on May 5, 2015.
Honor Guard at Safeco Field
05/06/15 - IAFF Local 2819
Your IAFF 2819 Honor Guard will be presenting colors at six Seattle Mariner games this year. Below are the dates with game time. 1. May 17th at 1:10pm 2. June 21st at 1:10pm 3. July 12th at 1:10pm 4. August 9th at 1:10pm (Firefighter Appreciation Night!) 5. September 13th at 1:10pm 6. August 4th at 12:10pm Come and show your support and catch a fun game at the same time.
05/06/15 - IAFF Local 937
Brothers & Sisters: The Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts will be hosting a SOLIDARITY RALLY to oppose the wrongful termination of Chelsea, MA IAFF Local 937 President, Brian Capistran.... On Friday May 8, 2015, the City of Chelsea intends to wrongfully terminate a Union Officer for Union activity. ALL OFF DUTY PFFM / IAFF MEMBERS ARE REQUESTED TO ATTEND.
Station closures, layoffs a possibility for Saginaw Fire Department
05/06/15 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
What will the future of the Saginaw Fire Department look like? It all depends on whether or not the department gets another SAFER grant.
PPFFA Convention
05/06/15 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
The Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighetrs Association Bi-ennial convention starts next week with an opening reception from 6:30 to 9:30pm  on May 12 in the main ballroom of the Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018.  The convention opening ceremonies are scheduled for 9:30am on May 13th in th same ballroom.
05/05/15 - Lexington Fire Fighters
Reposted from PFFM regarding a brother firefighter in Chelsea To:             ALL PFFM Members From:        President Edward A.
IAFF Throws Full Support Behind Bill to Repeal ObamaCare Excise Tax
05/05/15 - New Mexico Professional Fire Fighters Association
The IAFF is throwing its full support behind legislation to repeal the excise tax on high-cost health plans, more commonly referred to as the “Cadillac Tax.” Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT) has introduced a bill to repeal this provision that was added to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at the last minute, with little debate or careful consideration.
Cancer Awareness
05/05/15 - Boston Fire Fighters
Active Retired Members
05/05/15 - IAFF Local 452
The following active-retired members continue to pay IAFF dues: Mike Berg, Pat Kelly, Mike Lyons, Doug Murray, Mike Phillips, Brian Riverman, and Bob Smith.  Please take the time to thank them for their continued support of the IAFF at the next breakfast or retirement dinner.
05/05/15 - Aurora Fire Fighters
There is a press conference fo the Gaylord of the Rockies at the Capitol Building in Denver at 1130am today.  If you are interested in attending, please contact President Balderston. Thanks and BE SAFE.
Firefighters Recall Colleagues Who Died from Occupational Cancer
05/05/15 - Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts
Three Boston firefighters painted a grim portrait as they sat in front of a wall plastered with images of their fallen comrades. These colleagues did not perish in a raging fire or after falling into a collapsing building, they all succumbed to occupational cancer.
IAFF Throws Full Support Behind Bill to Repeal ObamaCare Excise Tax
05/04/15 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The IAFF is throwing its full support behind legislation to repeal the excise tax on high-cost health plans, more commonly referred to as the “Cadillac Tax.” Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT) has introduced a bill to repeal this provision that was added to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at the last minute, with little debate or careful consideration.
Binding Arbitration update
05/04/15 - IAFF local 1605
A Binding Arbitration update has been posted in the link for Binding Arbitration above.
Remembering Gadsden FF Klossner
05/04/15 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
There will be an informal gathering to celebrate and remember Gadsden Firefighter Logan Klossner this Wednesday, May 6th. It will be held at Gadsden Fire Station #2 at noon. The station is located at 5121 Airport Rd. Gadsden.
Brother Gil Pohl
05/04/15 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Judge Orders City of new orleans to pay Pension Fund
05/04/15 - IAFF 14th District
Judge orders Mayor Landrieu to pay firefighters' pension Robert McClendon, | The Times-Picayune By Robert McClendon, NOLA.
Group 4 Members execute water rescue
05/04/15 - IAFF Local 853
A 25-year-old Lowell man was rescued after falling into the Merrimack River near the Cox Bridge Monday morning, police said.
Boston Fire Department & Local 718 team up for Cancer awarness
05/04/15 - Boston Fire Fighters
Group 3 handles cooking fire in Bishop Markham Highrise
05/04/15 - IAFF Local 853
On Sunday May 3rd 2015 the Members from Group 3 responded to a report of a stove fire at the Bishop Markham Housing Complex. The units that responded were Engine 1, 2, 4, Ladder 2, Rescue Co #1 and Car 3. When units arrived the water gong was sounding and memebers made entry into the building and had water flowing down the interior stair from the second floor.
LA County Fire Museum
05/04/15 - IAFF Local 1014
LA County Fire Museum As we all know the Museum is a vital asset to our members, both current and retired.
Firefighters Salmon Slam
05/04/15 - Franklin Park Firefighters
Firefighters recall colleagues who died from occupational cancer
05/04/15 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
CHaD Baseball Fire team tryouts
05/04/15 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
  All tryouts take place at Gill Stadium in Manchester. The schedule is: Team Fire (11am-1pm): Tuesday, May 5, Wednesday, May 13 & Monday, May 18.   Players should register at www.CHaDBaseball.
Fire department faces cuts to satisfy budget woes
05/04/15 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
Fire service in Port Huron will change if $575,000 is eliminated from the department's budget.
Federal grant helps fire department update equipment
05/04/15 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
Garden City firefighters will breathe easier with the help of a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Bob Vallero's Retirement Party
05/04/15 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Please see that attached flyer for more information on Bob Vallero's Retirement Party.
IAFF Joins Groups Seeking Ban on Toxic Chemical Flame Retardants
05/03/15 - West Metro FireFighters I.A.F.F. Local 1309
A broad coalition of health, fire fighter, consumer and science groups - including the IAFF - has filed a petition asking the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to ban four categories of consumer products - children's products, furniture, mattresses and the casings around electronics - if they contain any flame retardant in the chemical class known as organohalogens.
DFD 858 Summer Patio Series
05/03/15 - West Metro FireFighters I.A.F.F. Local 1309
DFD 858's first Summer Patio Series FAC will be held May 29th @ Mile High Spirits located @ 22nd and Lawrence.  This event will start around 5 pm and will showcase the fine musical talents of Brian (P-Diddy) Combs and Sir Ricky Jaramillo.  These are 2 of the Denver Fire Departments most truly blessed musical talents. This is a fundraiser to assist a Local 858 member.
Local 4116 CPFF Foundation Fundraiser
05/03/15 - West Metro FireFighters I.A.F.F. Local 1309
This years tapping of Bumper Time Ale is fast approaching and we couldn't be more excited to have our friends, Built To Last playing LIVE music for you all night! Come out and join us, May 29th at 5:00pm at Rockyard American Grill and Brewing Company for a great event to benefit the Colorado Professional Fire Fighters Foundation.
IAFF Backs Legislation to Repeal "Cadillac Tax"
05/03/15 - West Metro FireFighters I.A.F.F. Local 1309
The IAFF is throwing its full support behind legislation to repeal the excise tax on high-cost health plans, more commonly referred to as the “Cadillac Tax.” Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT) has introduced a bill to repeal this provision that was added to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at the last minute, with little debate or careful consideration.
"Right to work" 5/4/15
05/03/15 - IAFF Local 740
Burger Flipping Grill Masters!!
05/03/15 - IAFF Local 1805
Local 1805 Union Firefighters were out on Saturday, May 2nd to provide a little grill master action for the annual Salmon Creek Elementary school carnival.  Thank you to the Salmon Creek PTA for inviting us and allowing us to participate.
Recruits Graduated!!
05/03/15 - IAFF Local 1805
Congrats to our latest and greatest recruits as they graduated from their 12 week training academy at North Bend, WA.  The recruits are now on their 4 week day scheduled prior to going on shift.  Congrats Brothers and Sister!  Nice Job.
Prevention Division Update
05/03/15 - IAFF Local 2180
Hello Brothers and Sisters, Our Negotiating Team and Management have come to an agreement on filling the Fire Prevention Engineer Position. The Executive Board has pressed for several months to fill the position and now we have all come to an agreement.
Legislation to Repeal the Cadillac Tax Introduced
05/02/15 - UPFFA
Legislation to Repeal the Cadillac Tax Introduced In front of the Capitol steps, Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT) on April 28 introduced H.R. 2050, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act.
Eureka officials: Police, fire, parks face cuts
05/02/15 - IAFF local 3556
Eureka officials: Police, fire, parks face cuts Humboldt Bay Fire Capt. Patrick Beyer, left, and Engineer Trevor Morris chat next to Engine 8114 outside Station 4 on Myrtle Avenue near S Street on Thursday afternoon. Because of Eureka budget cuts, the station could soon be closed 250 days out of the year.
Join the IAFF Fitness Team for the 2015 Marine Corps Marathon
05/01/15 - Fargo Fire Fighters
Keep Informed: Missouri Legislative Reports
05/01/15 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Stay informed of the Bills that are being filed by the Legislature in Jefferson City, MO on a weekly basis.  This information is avaiable to all MEMBERS in the 2013 Legislative Reports area of the website.  If you are not currently registered with the website we strongly recommend that you do register so you may access this information.
Minnesota Day Of Giving
05/01/15 - IAFF Local 21
May 5th is Minnesota Statewide Day Of Giving.  If your looking for an organization to support consider Saint Paul Firefighters partnership with Operation Warm to provide brand new, American-Made coats to local children in need. For more info or to donate click on picture above.
7th District Benevolent Fund Scholarship Winners
05/01/15 - IAFF 7th District
The 2015 7th District Benevolent Fund Scholarship winners have been chosen. This year the committee stated it was very difficult. Forty-two applications were received and the talent was overwhelming. This year the applicants were to describe the ramifications that the SCOTUS decision "Citizens United" would have on America. Attached is the top essay received. $750 scholarships are awarded to: Cora Bush, daughter of Ken Bush, Local 29-Spokane. Jake Jarrett, son of Jay Jarrett, Local 8-Great Falls. Emma Gieseke, daughter of Rich Gieseke, Local 2829-Redmond. Jacob Dailey, son of Shawn Dailey, Local 1747-Kent RFA. Kaylee Towers, daughter of Neil Towers, Local 2903-Lacey. Makenna Berg, daughter of Steven Berg, Local 3628-Yelm. $500 scholarships are awarded to: Christian Broschat, son of Keven Broschat, Local 828-Longview. Nicholas Stevens, son of Daniel Stevens, Local 1264-Anchorage. Aspen Crystal, daughter of Travis Crystal, Local I-83 of Idaho National Labs. Congrats to all winners and good luck to all the applicants!
Fill The Boot 2015
05/01/15 - IAFF Local 2819
It’s that time of the year again and we’re gearing up for a strong start and record finish. This year’s MDA Fill the Boot Drive will have six different dates at four locations to ensure you have an opportunity to do your part. We’ve improved the scheduling, T-shirt shortage problems, and upgraded the equipment.
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