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Fire association, city staff meet on IAFF report - Oshawa Express
Fire association, city staff meet on IAFF report  Oshawa Express

By Dave Flaherty/The Oshawa Express. It's been two months since the Oshawa Professional Firefighters Association, also known as IAFF Local 465, released a ...


Posted on Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



IAFF Local 2195 – Lee's Summit Fire Fighters Association needs your help to attempt to locate. - lstribune
IAFF Local 2195 – Lee's Summit Fire Fighters Association needs your help to attempt to locate.  lstribune

12:21 p.m. ***UPDATE*** Owner of the ring has been located. It was found between the hours of 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2018. They want to ...


Posted on Sat, 22 Dec 2018 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 Fri, 11 Jan 2019 05:24:00 GMT



Fire on roof of Hasbro Childrens Hospital quickly put out | video - The Providence Journal
Fire on roof of Hasbro Childrens Hospital quickly put out | video  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — Firefighters rushed to Hasbro Children's Hospital Tuesday evening after a child visitor spotted a fire on the hospital roof, Lifespan officials said.


Posted on Wed, 16 Jan 2019 02:16:00 GMT



Missouri GOP accuses Democratic chair of 'pay to play' politics - Columbia Daily Tribune
Missouri GOP accuses Democratic chair of 'pay to play' politics  Columbia Daily Tribune

Missouri Republicans are taking a standoff between area labor unions and Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker as proof that her role as state ...


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:55:00 GMT



Potential fire hazard: Rural departments fear funding problems if shutdown continues - Journal Record
Potential fire hazard: Rural departments fear funding problems if shutdown continues  Journal Record

The historic federal government shutdown has not had an effect yet on Oklahoma's rural firefighting services, but officials are expecting problems if it.


Posted on Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:50:46 GMT



Girard Firefighters Union receives international award for 2017 annual report - WKBN.com
Girard Firefighters Union receives international award for 2017 annual report  WKBN.com

IAFF Local 1220 placed first out of the entire International Association of Firefighters Union in the category of best affiliate special, one-time, or annual ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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



KC labor leaders claim union-busting by Missouri Democratic chair; vow to cut support - Kansas City Star
KC labor leaders claim union-busting by Missouri Democratic chair; vow to cut support  Kansas City Star

Kansas City-area unions won't support the Missouri Democratic Party because of a contract dispute between the party's chair, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean ...


Posted on Sat, 12 Jan 2019 11:30:00 GMT



MO GOP wants FBI investigation into Democratic chair; claims ‘pay to play’ politics - Kansas City Star
MO GOP wants FBI investigation into Democratic chair; claims ‘pay to play’ politics  Kansas City Star

The Missouri GOP is pointing to a standoff between the state Democratic party's leader and local labor unions as proof being prosecutor and chair of the ...


Posted on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:46:00 GMT



Fundraiser to support daughter of fallen firefighter to be held Jan. 25. - Community Advocate
Fundraiser to support daughter of fallen firefighter to be held Jan. 25.  Community Advocate

Firefighters, local officials, and community volunteers from Shrewsbury, Westborough, and Northborough will be holding a community fundraiser in support of ...


Posted on Mon, 07 Jan 2019 19:49:37 GMT



President Trump Twitter Threat FEMA California Wildfire Relief Firefighters - Firehouse.com
President Trump Twitter Threat FEMA California Wildfire Relief Firefighters  Firehouse.com

President Trump has again threatened to cut off FEMA wildfire relief to California because of its “disgraceful” mismanagement of the state's forests.


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



Providence firefighters offering free rides home on New Year's Eve - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
Providence firefighters offering free rides home on New Year's Eve  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — In an effort to keep Providence roadways free of impaired drivers on New Year's Eve, city firefighters are offering free rides home ...


Posted on Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



This year’s annual Boot Block in LS raises record $30,000 - Kansas City Star
This year’s annual Boot Block in LS raises record $30,000  Kansas City Star

In late December, firefighters manned Lee's Summit streets as passersby filled their boots with donations for community members in need. A record $30000 was ...


Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 15:09:00 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



Mo. Fire Dept. Peer Support Program Helps First Responders with PTSD - EMSWorld
Mo. Fire Dept. Peer Support Program Helps First Responders with PTSD  EMSWorld

International Association of Fire Fighters Local 781 says their outreach efforts are more proactive to ensure responders maintain good mental health.


Posted on Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Colorado Springs firefighters union overcomes mayor's opposition for spot on ballot - Colorado Springs Gazette
Colorado Springs firefighters union overcomes mayor's opposition for spot on ballot  Colorado Springs Gazette

Despite vehement opposition from the mayor and some Colorado Springs City Council members, the local firefighters union has collected enough signatures to ...


Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters Warn Emergency Response Times Are Rising In Baltimore City, Cites Broken Trucks - CBS Baltimore
Firefighters Warn Emergency Response Times Are Rising In Baltimore City, Cites Broken Trucks  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Some Baltimore firefighters warned response times to emergency calls are increasing with two of the city's 17 truck companies out of ...


Posted on Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Opinion: Massena firefighters donate nearly 300 coats to kids - North Country Now
Opinion: Massena firefighters donate nearly 300 coats to kids  North Country Now

The Massena Permanent Firefighters IAFF Local 2220 completed our coat distribution for Operation Warm. This year was a great success, and we were able to ...


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



‘Worcester’s Bravest’ Beer Created To Help Daughter Of Fallen Firefighter - CBS Boston
‘Worcester’s Bravest’ Beer Created To Help Daughter Of Fallen Firefighter  CBS Boston

WORCESTER (CBS) – Raise a glass to a fallen Worcester firefighter and help the young daughter he left behind. Christopher Roy was killed last month fighting ...


Posted on Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Colorado Springs City Council agrees to buy three more homes damaged by landslides - Colorado Springs Gazette
Colorado Springs City Council agrees to buy three more homes damaged by landslides  Colorado Springs Gazette

The Colorado Springs City Council on Jan. 8 approved using federal money to buy three southwest Colorado Springs houses deemed among the worst hit by ...


Posted on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 21:15:00 GMT



BurlCo Dems In Gear to Tap Replacement for Youngkin - InsiderNJ
BurlCo Dems In Gear to Tap Replacement for Youngkin  InsiderNJ

A packed house in Burlington County features a contested intra-party contest among Democrats for a freeholder seat surrendered by the disgraced George ...


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:29:13 GMT



Thousands show up to IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial - KOAA 5
Thousands show up to IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial  KOAA 5

COLORADO SPRINGS – Thousands of fire fighters and families of fallen firefighters from across the country are in Colorado Springs to pay tribute to the 271 ...


Posted on Sat, 15 Sep 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



Hampton Roads firefighters to walk in Richmond to help pass cancer legislation - WTKR News 3
Hampton Roads firefighters to walk in Richmond to help pass cancer legislation  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - On Tuesday, hundreds of firefighters from all over the state will be walking in Richmond for the "Walk the Line" Cancer Walk. The walk ...


Posted on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:06:00 GMT



First responders and PTSD: Where to get help - WHAS11.com
First responders and PTSD: Where to get help  WHAS11.com

We have compiled a list of resources and organizations to help first responders struggling with PTSD.


Posted on Fri, 21 Dec 2018 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



2 Baltimore Fire Units Out Of Service; Department Says It Doesn’t ‘Impede’ Their Ability To Serve Community - CBS Baltimore
2 Baltimore Fire Units Out Of Service; Department Says It Doesn’t ‘Impede’ Their Ability To Serve Community  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Firefighters Union is letting local residents know about two fire units that are out of *service*, and added that response times ...


Posted on Tue, 01 Jan 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 Local 12 celebrates 100 years, hosts professional fire fighters at convention - WTRF
IAFF Local 12 celebrates 100 years, hosts professional fire fighters at convention  WTRF

The City of Wheeling will soon host the 2018 Professional Fire Fighters of West Virginia State Convention.


Posted on Mon, 14 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



West Metro Fire District sued by a former firefighter - Arvada Press
West Metro Fire District sued by a former firefighter  Arvada Press

The West Metro Fire District is being sued by a retired firefighter and the wife of another district retiree over allegations that money from a retiree health trust fund ...


Posted on Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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



Dunkirk firefighters bring Christmas cheer | News, Sports, Jobs - Evening Observer
Dunkirk firefighters bring Christmas cheer | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

Submitted Photo This Christmas Eve, the Dunkirk Professional Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 616 delivered some much needed Christmas cheer to two ...


Posted on Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fairfax County groups, restaurant partner to offer free meals to furloughed government workers - FOX 5 DC
Fairfax County groups, restaurant partner to offer free meals to furloughed government workers  FOX 5 DC

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - Workers impacted by the government shutdown can get a free meal for themselves and their families at a popular Fairfax ...


Posted on Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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



Judge grants certification of class in West Metro Fire case - Arvada Press
Judge grants certification of class in West Metro Fire case  Arvada Press

After an approval of certification of class from a Jefferson County District judge, at least 74 former West Metro Fire District employees will join a lawsuit against ...


Posted on Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



State Police to amp up patrols through New Year's - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
State Police to amp up patrols through New Year's  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

The Rhode Island State Police are participating in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign, which provides funding for state and local law ...


Posted on Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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



​Santa, Firefighters Bring Holiday Cheer To Coleman School, Rehab - White Plains, NY Patch
​Santa, Firefighters Bring Holiday Cheer To Coleman School, Rehab  White Plains, NY Patch

Holiday Cheer To Coleman School, Rehab - White Plains, NY - During their visit, Santa and friends distributed stuffed animals to every child.


Posted on Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Local chapters of The International Association of Fire Fighters are celebrating its centennial anniversary - Youngstown Vindicator
Local chapters of The International Association of Fire Fighters are celebrating its centennial anniversary  Youngstown Vindicator

By Samantha Phillips · sphillips@vindy.com. GIRARD. In the early 1900s, firefighters worked as many as 84 hours a week and the average pay was 29 cents an ...


Posted on Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Columbus OH Firefighters Suspended Over Patient Photos - Firehouse.com
Columbus OH Firefighters Suspended Over Patient Photos  Firehouse.com

Two Columbus firefighter-paramedics have been suspended without pay for taking photos of patients and sending the pictures to others.


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



BurlCo Freeholder Hopeful LaPlaca Snags State Troopers Endorsement - InsiderNJ
BurlCo Freeholder Hopeful LaPlaca Snags State Troopers Endorsement  InsiderNJ

Burlington County Freeholder prospect Gina LaPlaca today nabbed a fourth union endorsement with the support of the State Troopers Fraternal Association.


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:41:41 GMT



Building Fire Tackled In Old Town Alexandria - Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch
Building Fire Tackled In Old Town Alexandria  Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch

Building Fire Tackled In Old Town Alexandria - Old Town Alexandria, VA - BREAKING: Firefighters are responding to a residential fire on Cameron Street.


Posted on Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



CSFD response times slow, firefighter ballot measure found sufficient - Colorado Springs Independent
CSFD response times slow, firefighter ballot measure found sufficient  Colorado Springs Independent

The Colorado Springs Fire Department has seen response times get slower across the city over the last year, meaning it takes firefighters longer to get...


Posted on Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Central Mass. Brewers Create ‘Worcester’s Bravest’ To Honor Fallen Firefighter - CBS Boston
Central Mass. Brewers Create ‘Worcester’s Bravest’ To Honor Fallen Firefighter  CBS Boston

WORCESTER (CBS) – Two Central Massachusetts brewers are teaming up for the first time to honor fallen Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy. Wachusett ...


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



Brush resident adds voice to NFPA Responder Forum - Brush News-Tribune
Brush resident adds voice to NFPA Responder Forum  Brush News-Tribune

Last fall, retired Brush volunteer firefighter Paul Acosta graduated from the NFPA Responder Forum, according to a news release.


Posted on Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:53:57 GMT



CSFD fails to meet its response standards across the city - Colorado Springs Independent
CSFD fails to meet its response standards across the city  Colorado Springs Independent

The Colorado Springs Fire Department's response times have eroded across the city, and it's unclear if simply adding eight firefighters, as planned under the ...


Posted on Wed, 02 Jan 2019 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



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



Child-endangering case - Youngstown Vindicator
Child-endangering case  Youngstown Vindicator

Child-endangering case. BOARDMAN. Police arrested a township woman Saturday after her three children were found living in “deplorable conditions” in a unit ...


Posted on Tue, 25 Dec 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



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



Fire Lieutenant Retires After 3 Decades With Framingham - framinghamsource.com
Fire Lieutenant Retires After 3 Decades With Framingham  framinghamsource.com

FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Fire Lt. Bill McLean retired on December 22, 2018, after more than 3 decades with the department. Lt. McLean began his career ...


Posted on Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Mayor Mike Hurley to recuse himself from contract negotiations with firefighters - Burnaby Now
Mayor Mike Hurley to recuse himself from contract negotiations with firefighters  Burnaby Now

The next time local firefighters sit at the bargaining table with the City of Burnaby, Mayor Mike Hurley won't be there. Hurley, a recently retired firefighter and ...


Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firehouse Munch canceled as budget ax falls - Mercer Island Reporter
Firehouse Munch canceled as budget ax falls  Mercer Island Reporter

With the failure of Proposition 1, Mercer Island cut numerous line items to balance the budget.


Posted on Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



The push to recognize PTSD as a job-related injury - WHAS11.com
The push to recognize PTSD as a job-related injury  WHAS11.com

There is currently a divide between laws in Kentucky and Indiana, that protect first responders when the job becomes too much to handle on their own.


Posted on Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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



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



Phoenix firefighters spark creation of mental health recovery center - KTAR.com
Phoenix firefighters spark creation of mental health recovery center  KTAR.com

A tragic situation involving Phoenix firefighters led to the creation of a mental health recovery center in Maryland.


Posted on Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters PTSD IAFF Behavioral Health Center Upper Marlboro MD - Firehouse.com
Firefighters PTSD IAFF Behavioral Health Center Upper Marlboro MD  Firehouse.com

With many firefighters suffering through PTSD, the IAFF has been offering treatment for just over a year at a health facility in Upper Marlboro.


Posted on Mon, 16 Apr 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



Firefighters Have Unmet Emotional, Mental Health Need: Study - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Firefighters Have Unmet Emotional, Mental Health Need: Study  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

In his more than 25 years as 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



Wichita Fire Department's Engine 6 off duty as city looks to put grant money elsewhere - KWCH
Wichita Fire Department's Engine 6 off duty as city looks to put grant money elsewhere  KWCH

Wichita Fire Department's Engine 6 is no longer in operation as the city didn't re-apply for a federal grant to fund it. Instead, the city applied for grant money ...


Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



IAFF win means new avenue needed for Caledon two-hatters - Caledon Enterprise
IAFF win means new avenue needed for Caledon two-hatters  Caledon Enterprise

Caledon has been defending, and supporting its two-hatter firefighters.


Posted on Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Legislators look to add PTSD to 'Firefighter Occupational Disease Act' - KRQE News 13
Legislators look to add PTSD to 'Firefighter Occupational Disease Act'  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - With the start of the 2019 Legislative Session just a week away, legislators are making a final push to get their bills filed.


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



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



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



Agreement Ends Bitter Labor Dispute with Fire Department - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Agreement Ends Bitter Labor Dispute with Fire Department  The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

The town of Oak Bluffs this week settled a long-running, bitter labor dispute inside the town fire department with a sweeping agreement that changes work rules, ...


Posted on Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:00 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



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



“Sex, Lies and Videotape” --Good Evidence? - Lexology
“Sex, Lies and Videotape” --Good Evidence?  Lexology

An employer installs video surveillance in his office with the intent to catch any employees rifling through his private file cabinet. What is caught…


Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



As Labor Dispute Simmers, Firefighters Picket Oak Bluffs - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
As Labor Dispute Simmers, Firefighters Picket Oak Bluffs  The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Highlighting a long-simmering labor dispute, about 20 members of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) came before the Oak Bluffs selectmen ...


Posted on Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Worcester breweries dedicate beer to fallen firefighter - Boston 25 News
Worcester breweries dedicate beer to fallen firefighter  Boston 25 News

Two brewers in central Massachusetts are teaming up to help the family of fallen Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy.


Posted on Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Eight pieces of fire apparatus stranded after collapsed bridge during NC house fire - STATter911
Eight pieces of fire apparatus stranded after collapsed bridge during NC house fire  STATter911

Looking for a quality used fire truck? Selling one? Visit our sponsor Command Fire Apparatus. If you thought Mayor Wally Scott of Reading, Pennsylvania was ...


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 20:03:32 GMT



Fill the Reno Fire Department Boot for MDA today - KOLO
Fill the Reno Fire Department Boot for MDA today  KOLO

Dedicated firefighters from Reno Fire Department will hit the streets or storefronts with boots in hand asking pedestrians, motorists, customers and other ...


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



Early video from Prince George’s County, MD house fire - STATter911
Early video from Prince George’s County, MD house fire  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



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



After warnings from Baltimore firefighters union, Mayor Pugh plans to buy new $1.2 million firetruck - Baltimore Sun
After warnings from Baltimore firefighters union, Mayor Pugh plans to buy new $1.2 million firetruck  Baltimore Sun

Mayor Catherine Pugh has promised the Fire Department an extra $1.2 million firetruck in her 2020 fiscal year budget, the department said Thursday, after the ...


Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 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



Pocasset House Fire Sends One to Hospital - Cape Cod Today
Pocasset House Fire Sends One to Hospital  Cape Cod Today

Bourne Firefighters IAFF Local 1717 reports a chimney fire at a home on Navajo Road. Joint Base Cape Cod and Wareham Fire Departments responded under ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



11/01/2018 | Ocean City Voters To Decide Referendum; Council, Union Disagree On Arbitration's Impact | News Ocean City - The Dispatch
11/01/2018 | Ocean City Voters To Decide Referendum; Council, Union Disagree On Arbitration's Impact | News Ocean City  The Dispatch

OCEAN CITY -- With the clock ticking on next Tuesday's municipal election, both sides in the binding interest arbitration charter amendment the town's.


Posted on Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT



06/06/2018 | OC Firefighter Union Issues 'Call For Help' From Elected Officials; Recent Reduction Of Services Cited | News Ocean City MD - The Dispatch
06/06/2018 | OC Firefighter Union Issues 'Call For Help' From Elected Officials; Recent Reduction Of Services Cited | News Ocean City MD  The Dispatch

OCEAN CITY -- The ongoing dispute over the cause of unfilled firefighter-paramedic shifts spilled over to Monday's Mayor and Council meeting with the.


Posted on Wed, 06 Jun 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 04:00:52 GMT



City Council OKs firefighters' contract | News, Sports, Jobs - Marietta Times
City Council OKs firefighters' contract | News, Sports, Jobs  Marietta Times

Marietta City Council accepted the negotiated contract with the International Association of Fire Fighters Thursday. The contract is good until Oct. 1, 2020.


Posted on Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Providence preparations underway for New Years Eve - Turn to 10
Providence preparations underway for New Years Eve  Turn to 10

PROVIDENCE - Final preparations are underway in Providence for another New Year's Eve celebration. Michael Mota, CEO of Skyline at Waterplace, promising ...


Posted on Sun, 30 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Bozeman firefighter recovering from brain cancer | ABC Fox Bozeman - ABC FOX Montana
Bozeman firefighter recovering from brain cancer | ABC Fox Bozeman  ABC FOX Montana

BOZEMAN - Firefighters are rooting for one of their own as he's going through treatment for a brain tumor.


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 18:23:00 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



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



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



For The Fallen - Colorado Springs Gazette
For The Fallen  Colorado Springs Gazette

Families from across the United States came to Colorado Springs for the IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial *service*. (Katie Klann/The Gazette)


Posted on Sat, 15 Sep 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



Public invited to attend IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial Observance, 'Ride of Honor' procession - FOX21News.com
Public invited to attend IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial Observance, 'Ride of Honor' procession  FOX21News.com

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The 31st annual International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Fallen Firefighter Memorial Observance and "The Ride of Honor" ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Health & Safety: Clean Cab Concept Become Reality - FireEngineering.com
Health & Safety: Clean Cab Concept Become Reality  FireEngineering.com

The “clean cab concept” centers on specifically designing the cab of new apparatus to be free from firefighting equipment that is easily contaminated on the ...


Posted on Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Over $24000 raised by Cranston Fire Fighters to support muscular diseases - Cranston Herald
Over $24000 raised by Cranston Fire Fighters to support muscular diseases  Cranston Herald

During the 2018 Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Fill the Boot campaign, the dedicated members of the Cranston Fire Fighters IAFF Local 1363 took to ...


Posted on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Watch Danvers Firefighters Rescue Deer Trapped On Reservoir Ice - Danvers, MA Patch
Watch Danvers Firefighters Rescue Deer Trapped On Reservoir Ice  Danvers, MA Patch

DANVERS, MA -- Danvers Firefighters were able to rescue a deer that was trapped on thin ice on Putnamville Reservoir Thursday. Danvers Firefighters IAFF ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Wichita union says firefighter staffing is risk to safety - KWCH
Wichita union says firefighter staffing is risk to safety  KWCH

The Wichita Firefighters Union argues that reduced staffing is risking your safety, but the fire chief and mayor disagree.


Posted on Mon, 18 Jun 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



Understaffed And Overworked: Firefighters Exhausted By Severe California Fires - WAMU 88.5
Understaffed And Overworked: Firefighters Exhausted By Severe California Fires  WAMU 88.5

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



 

 
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