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IAFF Says 15 Off-Duty Firefighters Shot in Las Vegas Mandalay Bay ... - Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)


Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)

IAFF Says 15 Off-Duty Firefighters Shot in Las Vegas Mandalay Bay ...
Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)
The IAFF released a list of firefighters shot in Las Vegas on Sunday, most of them from California.
Several off-duty L.A. county firefighters shot during concert in Las ...Santa Clarita Valley Signal
SCVNews.com | Three Off-Duty L.A. County Fire Members Shot in ...SCVNEWS.com

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Posted on Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:26:35 GMT



First responders training for confined space rescues - KVOA Tucson News


KVOA Tucson News

First responders training for confined space rescues
KVOA Tucson News
It's all a part of confined space training, hosted by the Tucson Fire Department and sponsored by the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF). “They will go out and do pre-plans at different facilities with confined spaces so they know what ...


Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:16:00 GMT



IAFF Peer Support Training held in Longview - cbs19.tv


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IAFF Peer Support Training held in Longview
cbs19.tv
There is a growing concern about mental health issues and the impact on a firefighters' wellness after responding to devastating and traumatic events. Peer support programs have been demonstrated to be an effective method for providing support groups, ...


Posted on Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:32:56 GMT



Fire Fighter Treatment Facility Receives Top Recognition - PR Newswire (press release)


Fire Fighter Treatment Facility Receives Top Recognition
PR Newswire (press release)
UPPER MARLBORO, Md., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The first and only addiction center focusing on treating fire fighters battling Post-Traumatic Stress and ...

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Posted on Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:26:03 GMT



Watch: Berkeley firefighters arrive in Santa Rosa, encounter ... - Berkeleyside


Berkeleyside

Watch: Berkeley firefighters arrive in Santa Rosa, encounter ...
Berkeleyside
When an engine from Berkeley was dispatched to Santa Rosa on Monday, it didn't know about its assignment. What the crew found was horrifying. It quickly got ...

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Posted on Sun, 15 Oct 2017 01:04:57 GMT



Organizational shakeup at Oak Bluffs EMS/Fire Department - Martha's Vineyard Times


Organizational shakeup at Oak Bluffs EMS/Fire Department
Martha's Vineyard Times
At Tuesday's personnel board meeting, IAFF Local 5137 president Tom Lambert called Mr. Jones' recommendations a “one-sided report.” “It only consults the three chiefs. No one else was consulted on this the last two times he came to the department,” he ...


Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:16:40 GMT



Marysville firefighters give free coats to local children - North County Outlook


North County Outlook

Marysville firefighters give free coats to local children
North County Outlook
"This is truly one of our favorite events of the year," said Captain Jason Tucker, IAFF Local 3219 President. "We love to see all the smiles when the kids pick up their coats. We also know the coats will mean these families can use their limited ...


Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:07:42 GMT



Tulare County firefighters announce “Fill the Boot” fundraiser for ... - Foothills Sun Gazette


Tulare County firefighters announce “Fill the Boot” fundraiser for ...
Foothills Sun Gazette
TULARE COUNTY – Members of fire departments throughout Tulare County, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and MDA families, united ...

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Posted on Wed, 04 Oct 2017 10:44:10 GMT



Teens surviving severe burns get support from DC ... - WJLA - WJLA


WJLA

Teens surviving severe burns get support from DC ... - WJLA
WJLA
Like many teens who suffered severe burns as a child, Araseli Iraheta has been impacted every day since, “I got bullied but I got through it. Now I'm the person ...

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Posted on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:08:02 GMT



Las Vegas First Responders Deal With Emotional Aftermath of Mass Shooting - NBCNews.com


NBCNews.com

Las Vegas First Responders Deal With Emotional Aftermath of Mass Shooting
NBCNews.com
"When you run a call like the fire department had [during the Las Vegas shooting], it could be the straw that broke the camel's back," when it comes to emotional trauma, said counselor Ray Rahne, the IAFF's 9th district vice president. The IAFF, which ...


Posted on Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:52:24 GMT



 

 
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