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April 22, 2021
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Healthcare Committee Survey
Denver Firefighters Local 858
Yes on 20-320
IAFF 851
Willow Street Structure Fire
South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
City Chapter 'ZOOM' Informational Meeting
Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Hazelton IAFF Local 507 CBA
PPFFA
Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Retired Captain Dudding
IAFF Local 21
 
     
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Healthcare Committee Survey
04/22/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
The Local 858 Healthcare Committee is looking to get your opinion. Take a moment to complete this anonymous survey sent to your email via Survey Monkey. Your feedback will be greatly appreciated. If you did not receive the survey contact Mike Pylar at communications@iaff858.org. Please forward any questions or concerns to Director Brian Champlin at  Health.Benefits.iaff858@gmail.com.
Yes on 20-320
04/22/21 - IAFF 851
FAQ Link https://www.lanefire.org/frequently-asked-questions?fbclid=IwAR38QXCb80v08Gyx8_MMSEdds-2yzi9pTvlcVrGsVUiA4uOeyujlIBPQQQI General Information  https://www.lanefire.
Willow Street Structure Fire
04/20/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 1:53 a.m. on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Local members responded to a report of smoke inside a home at 6944 S. Willow Street in Centennial. Members from first arriving Engine 33 observed nothing showing from the exterior on arrival but discovered smoke and heat inside the first floor. The incident was upgraded to a working structure fire and additional resources were dispatched.
City Chapter 'ZOOM' Informational Meeting
04/20/21 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
City Chapter Informational Meeting is scheduled for Thursday 4/22/21 at 7:00pm via ZOOM. The purpose of this meeting will be to ‘Upgrades Outside of the Bargaining Unit.’ The meetings will start promptly at 7:00pm. An email will be sent out to those on file with the Zoom registration information/link.
Hazelton IAFF Local 507 CBA
04/19/21 - PPFFA
The 2021-2027 CBA for Hazelton IAFF Local 507 has been added to the contracts section of the website.
Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Retired Captain Dudding
04/18/21 - IAFF Local 21
Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Fire Captain Bruce Dudding. Captain Dudding started with the Saint Paul Fire Department on March 20, 1975.  He retired from Engine 20 (C) shift on July 29, 2003 after 28 years with the Saint Paul Fire Department. A formal announcement and memorial details will be posted when they become available.
Anniversary of Kreski LODD
04/18/21 - IAFF Local 1164
     Today marks the 38th anniversary of the death of Fireman Gary "Star" Kreski. Due to the recent COVID uptick as well as other factors, the decision was made to hold a small memorial ceremony today. Chief Heavener and members of the LFD Honor Guard Team placed a wreath at Gary's marker in Nehasil Park.
30th Annual Robert Palmer Golf Tournament
04/16/21 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Registration and Sponsorship will be conducted electronically this year.  You may register by using the QR Code listed above or by clicking here.
Statement from IAFF Local 21 | April 16, 2021
04/16/21 - IAFF Local 21
Friday Update 4-16-21
04/16/21 - IAFF Local 1014
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.
New International Leadership at IAFF
04/15/21 - PFFMaine
Newly elected IAFF principal officers General President Edward A. Kelly and Frank V. Líma officially begin their terms in office, marking a new chapter in our union’s history and for our 324,000 members across the United States and Canada.
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.
Maggie Bender, now a retired firefighter, has shaved her head for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.
04/13/21 - UPFFA
For 14 years, Maggie Bender, now a retired firefighter, has shaved her head for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Normally, city firefighters host an event at the Dawg House Bar and Grill to raise money for St. Baldrick’s but due to COVID-19, they haven’t been able to hold the event.
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
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).
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.
Coronavirus Update #17
04/08/21 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
Original Article posted 03/04/2021  Covid-19 Antibody Infusion Treatment Finally after many months of trying we now have the Bamlanivimab Covid-19 Antibody treatment at the Wellness Center. If you qualify for it we can immediately start the treatment which is an IV infusion. This medication has great results in arresting the developments of Covid-19.
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.

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