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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



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



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



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



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 Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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 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



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 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



Firefighters save cat stranded in Dunnellon mobile-home fire - Citrus County Chronicle
Firefighters save cat stranded in Dunnellon mobile-home fire  Citrus County Chronicle

Firefighters were able to revive a cat that was unable to escape from a Wednesday afternoon blaze that damaged a Dunnellon-area house.


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:05:00 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



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 08:00:00 GMT



Mich. first responders rescue man trapped between semi tires - EMS1.com
Mich. first responders rescue man trapped between semi tires  EMS1.com

Officials said the trapped man was servicing the tractor-trailer's refrigeration unit when another person attempted to move the truck — unaware that the.


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters union rips into Trump over threat to withhold FEMA funding from California | TheHill - The Hill
Firefighters union rips into Trump over threat to withhold FEMA funding from California | TheHill  The Hill

The head of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) on Wednesday blasted President Trump over his threat to stop sending federal funding to ...


Posted on Wed, 09 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



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



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



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



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



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



NLR Firefighters Hopeful for New Contract Despite Mayoral Push Back - www.fox16.com
NLR Firefighters Hopeful for New Contract Despite Mayoral Push Back  www.fox16.com

Union Reps for the fire department said in its 100-year history with the city, it has never experienced this much pushback.


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



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 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



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



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



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



Firefighters rescue man trapped between semi tires in Plymouth Twp. - Hometownlife.com
Firefighters rescue man trapped between semi tires in Plymouth Twp.  Hometownlife.com

The Livonia Fire Department assisted the Plymouth Twp. Fire Department in rescuing a man who was trapped between two semi tires Thursday.


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:04:48 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



No Injuries In Danvers Crane Rollover - Danvers, MA Patch
No Injuries In Danvers Crane Rollover  Danvers, MA Patch

No Injuries In Danvers Crane Rollover - Danvers, MA - The crane was doing work on Whipple Hill behind 11 Pine Street in Danvers Friday morning.


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:28:04 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



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



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



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



Judge grants certification of class in West Metro Fire case - Golden Transcript
Judge grants certification of class in West Metro Fire case  Golden Transcript

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



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



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



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 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



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



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



Please vote yes on Arlington school bonds - Arlington Times
Please vote yes on Arlington school bonds  Arlington Times

Vote for Arlington schools. The February and November 2018 school bond proposals received majority approval by Arlington School District voters, but did not ...


Posted on Sat, 19 Jan 2019 09:30:00 GMT



Firefighters Union Gets Collective Bargaining on Colorado Springs CO Ballot - Firehouse.com
Firefighters Union Gets Collective Bargaining on Colorado Springs CO Ballot  Firehouse.com

The Colorado Springs firefighters union collected around 16000 signatures in order to place the question on the April ballot over the objections of the mayor and ...


Posted on Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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



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



Burlington County Democrats campaigning to fill vacated freeholder seat - Burlington County Times
Burlington County Democrats campaigning to fill vacated freeholder seat  Burlington County Times

As many as 500 members of the Burlington County Democratic Committee will gather Saturday morning at the Kennedy Center in Willingboro to choose from ...


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:52:00 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



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



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



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



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



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



Exeter firefighters grateful for support - Seacoastonline.com
Exeter firefighters grateful for support  Seacoastonline.com

To the Editor:On behalf of the members of the Exeter Professional Firefighters we would like to thank the citizens of Exeter for supporting us as we gave back to ...


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:43:00 GMT



More fire staff, vehicles needed: IAFF report - Oshawa Express
More fire staff, vehicles needed: IAFF report  Oshawa Express

By Dave Flaherty/The Oshawa Express. A sprawling report by the International Association of Fire Fighters claims the city is falling short of standards in several ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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



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



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



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



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



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



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



Pullman Firefighters' Union charity fund helps victims - KLEW
Pullman Firefighters' Union charity fund helps victims  KLEW

It was three days before Christmas and a mobile home caught fire on NW Fisk Street in Pullman. Officials said three adults and three children were inside.


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



Oshawa firefighter memorialized by IAFF - Oshawa Express
Oshawa firefighter memorialized by IAFF  Oshawa Express

Former Oshawa firefighter James Stewart was one of the names added to the International Association of Fire Fighters Fallen Fire Fighter Wall of Honor in ...


Posted on Tue, 18 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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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

"Negotiations are a give and take. The three-year proposal brought forward this evening - in years two and three - would provide salary increases that are more ...


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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



Local firefighters raise $3K for men's health - NEWS10 ABC
Local firefighters raise $3K for men's health  NEWS10 ABC

Capital District IAFF firefighters got together Tuesday evening to raise money for men's health and cancer.


Posted on Tue, 27 Nov 2018 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



Treasure Valley firefighters kick off Fill the Boot - Idaho Press-Tribune
Treasure Valley firefighters kick off Fill the Boot  Idaho Press-Tribune

You might want to make sure you've got some petty cash on hand as you drive around the valley. In conjunction with the International Association of Firefighters, ...


Posted on Tue, 15 May 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



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



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



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



Brush resident commissioned at NFPA Responder Forum - Fort Morgan Times
Brush resident commissioned at NFPA Responder Forum  Fort Morgan Times

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


Posted on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 03:52:01 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



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



Our opinion: For city's firefighters, a deal's a deal - Tallahassee.com
Our opinion: For city's firefighters, a deal's a deal  Tallahassee.com

City was to correct not to re-negotiate firefighters union deal.


Posted on Tue, 15 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



WL Gore & Associates' Protective Fabrics Division to Sponsor the IAFF Cancer Summit - Firehouse.com
WL Gore & Associates' Protective Fabrics Division to Sponsor the IAFF Cancer Summit  Firehouse.com

W. L. Gore & Associates' Protective Fabrics Division is proud to join the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and other fire industry leaders to sponsor ...


Posted on Tue, 27 Feb 2018 14:51:05 GMT



Carroll County MD Career Firefighters Vote To Form Union - Firehouse.com
Carroll County MD Career Firefighters Vote To Form Union  Firehouse.com

Members of career staff from 14 fire companies in Carroll County have voted to form a union and are seeking formal recognition from the IAFF.


Posted on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:00:00 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 08:00:00 GMT



Here’s How to Help Firefighters Battling the Deadly California Fires - Money Magazine
Here’s How to Help Firefighters Battling the Deadly California Fires  Money Magazine

Thousands of firefighters are battling deadly wildfires in California. Here's how to help displaced firefighters, and where to donate.


Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



 

 
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