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Indian Neck Ave. 2nd alarm

Branford Fire Department responded to this multi-family home at 10:39 this morning for a reported building fire. All five occupants of the four apartments managed to escape harm unfortunately however, a dog and cat perished. Branford was assisted by Guilford Fire Department at the scene and North Branford Fire Department who provided cover.
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WTC PATH Car

August 6th 2015, Members of the Branford Fire Department - Local 2533, East Haven Fire Department & the New York City Fire Department's honor guards including New Haven Emerald Society and the F.D.N.Y. Pipe band as well as many other volunteers and delegates welcomed PATH car 745 into its new home at the East Haven Trolley Museum.
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Bailout Bag Training.

May 2015, some members of the Local 2533 were selected to participate in a train the trainer program for the newly purchased bail out kits. Members from Branford Fire were given some classroom instruction as well as in depth hands on training on how to utilize these lifesaving pieces of equipment from some members of Stratford Fire Dept.
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Attic fire

On May 4, 2015 at @ 3:15 p.m. the Branford Fire Department was dispatched to Sound view Heights for a reported structure fire. Engines 1,2,9 Rescue 1, Truck 1, Medic 1, Car 6 as the incident commander. Car 2 arrived first on scene to report smoke showing from the attic area.
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Fatal Accident I-95

On April 30th at 6:00a.m. Units C6,E1,R1,M1&M2 were dispatched to an motor vehicle accident on I-95 n\b. Units on scene found a head on accident involving a mini van and a pick up truck. Extrication was required (using HURST cutters, spreaders, & rams) One patient was found to be d.o.a. but M1 & M2 transported 2 other occupants.
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Indian Neck Ave.
2 alarm house fire 10/27/2015
Soundview Hgts structure fire
5\4\2015 Structure Fire
Soundview Hgts structure fire
5\4\2015 Structure Fire
Fatal M.V.A. I-95
April 30, 2015 Early morning Fatal accident
Truck Roll Over 11/3/2014
Early Morning Truck Accident
8 Heritage Hill 10/31/2014
2nd alarm Gas driven fire
8 Heritage Hill 10/31/2014
2nd alarm Gas driven fire
Harbor Village 1/4/2014
Bed room fire
Harbor Village 1/4/2014
Bed room fire
M.V.A. Brushy Plains Rd. (08/18/2013)
Fatal M.V.A. Brushy Plains Rd.
East Haven R.I.T.
Plane Crash on Charter Oak Ave.
East Haven R.I.T.
Plane Crash on Charter Oak ave.
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Local 1009 Officer Nominations - September 22, 2016
08/29/16 - IAFF Local 1009
Brothers and Sisters; Nominations for officers and the positions listed below for Worcester Fire Fighters Local 1009 will be held on: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 7:00pm Fiddlers Green, 19 Temple St. Worcester MA.
Berlin L-1088 Poker Run
08/29/16 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
Line of Duty Death - Spencer Chauvin, IAFF Local 4784
08/29/16 - IAFF 14th District
Below are some news stories concerning the line of duty death of St. John Parish Local 4784 member Spencer Chauvin. This happened yesterday morning when a bus crashed into the fire truck at an accident scene knocking 3 fire fighters over a guard rail.  Brother William Mack has been treated and released. Brother Nicholas Saale was in critical condition last night.
Relief Fund Whiskey Fund Raiser
08/29/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Do you love WHISKEY or know someone who does?! If so, our custom picked Jefferson's Reserve Whiskey (batch C-711) is now available! This bourbon is 90.2 proof, uniquely smooth, but packs a very powerful punch of flavor! $10 of each bottle sold will be donated to The Denver Firefighters Relief Fund.
Candidacy for the position of Informational Officer of the PFFM
08/28/16 - IAFF Local 937
Dear Brothers and Sisters, My name is Brian Capistran and with the anticipation of Billy Cabral being successful in securing the position of Secretary/Treasurer of the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts, I would like to announce my candidacy for the position of Informational Officer of the PFFM in the upcoming election.
2016 - IAFF - Fire PAC - check-off guide
08/28/16 - Iowa Professional Fire Fighters
Membership Meeting
08/28/16 - IAFF Local F-102
All Hands,    A Membership Meeting is being scheduled on 12 September 2016 at Crash Station 62 & will commence at 1730 hours. A running agenda has been posted on the Union website calendar for this event/date. Hope to see you there.
MSCFF Endorses Schmitt for State Treasurer
08/27/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Photo credit: The Missouri Times Members of the International Association of Fire Fighters and the Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters were proudly displaying their Gold and Black signs IAFF Fire Fighters for Schmitt during a press conference that was held in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on August 24th.  Senator Eric Schmitt is running for Missouri Treasurer.
Chester Local 1400 Fall Fling
08/27/16 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
Chester Local 1400 and the Delaware County FOP are sponsoring a Fall Fling October 8, 2016, Monaghan's Pub 414 Powhatan Av, Essington from 1pm to 6pm. $30 per serson included food, beer and wine.
Burn Survivors - Walk With Us event
08/26/16 - Boston Fire Fighters
Join the Boston Firefighters Burn Foundation and the Burn Survivors of New England at the Walk With Us event.
PFFA Fundraiser
08/26/16 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
The PFFA fundraiser will be starting in Sept.
PFFA E-Board
08/26/16 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
The PFFA E-Board meeting will be held on Sept 8th at the Birmingham Firefighters Union hall. Lunch will be provided at 11:30am.
SPOOK-TACULAR 3!
08/26/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Hello again Brothers and Sisters, Happy Friday!  I write this email with exciting news, Spook-Tacular 3, the scariest, freakest, most fun filled Halloween party is back. It's a go for Friday October 28th, Happy Hour starts @ 6pm, In the Edge bar of the Four Seasons Denver, followed by dancing and DJ on the 2nd floor of the Four Seasons for our own private Party.
27th Annual Fall Bass Tournament
08/26/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Download Entry Form here.
Informational Correspondence Attached Re: ePCR
08/26/16 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
Denver Burn Foundation Payday Raffle Winner
08/26/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
For over 30 years, the Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation has partnered with Children’s Hospital Colorado and Cheley Colorado Camps to bring almost 80 children from Colorado and across the country to Burn Camp just outside of  beautiful Estes Park.  This year the camp was held August 15th through the 22nd.
August 25, 2016: Disaster Relief Efforts Continue for Members in Flood-Ravaged Louisiana
08/25/16 - UPFFA
Disaster Relief Efforts Continue for Members in Flood-Ravaged Louisiana On Tuesday, General President Harold Schaitberger was on the ground in Louisiana, visiting the flood-ravaged region and meeting with affected members in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas. In St.
Endorsements for Miami-Dade County, Broward and Palm Beach
08/25/16 - IAFF Local 1403
Election endorsements for Dade, Broward and Palm Beach
RESCHEDULED Livonia Fire Department’s 75th Anniversary Community Celebration
08/24/16 - IAFF Local 1164
IAFF Behavioral Health Program
08/24/16 - IAFF Local 3472
Behavioral Health and Wellness in the Fire Service Traditionally, medical and physical fitness have been prioritized above emotional or behavioral fitness in the Fire Service.  However, it is clear from the aftermath of 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and other disasters that these priorities are now changing.
2016 IAFF Convention Videos
08/23/16 - IAFF Local 135
2016 IAFF Convention Videos
08/23/16 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
Hamtramck Firefighters Haunted Fowling
08/23/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
Join the Hamtramck Firefighters on October 22, 2016 for a Halloween party you won’t forget – right here in Hamtramck! The Hamtramck Firefighters’ Haunted Fowling returns at Fowling Warehouse! Fowling is an enjoyable and lively game that combines elements of bowling, football, and horseshoes.
NNFA Polo Order
08/23/16 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
We are ordering custom NNFA Polo Shirts from Elite Fire Apparel. The polo's are 5.11 Utility Polos for a full description and to order please go to the online store.
Gun Raffle & Fund Raiser
08/23/16 - IAFF Local 135
Gun Raffle & Fund Raiser
08/23/16 - IAFF Local 135
New Pink Heals shirts
08/22/16 - Local 2580
Get your "Pink Heals" shirts with our new "Wings" logo. Pre-order by 8/27 at 11:59pm to choose your color (charcoal gray or pink) & sizes (youth medium to 3XL). We will eventually maintain stock in charcoal gray adult sizes. A limited number of the navy or pink "Boot" shirts are also still available. Proceeds continue to benefit UNC's Lineberger Cancer Center.
Brother Brandon Anderson hospitalized at U of L after off duty accident
08/22/16 - IAFF Local 4416
The Sisters and Brothers are reaching out to assist Fishers Brother Anderson as he continues to be hospitalized in Louisville after an off duty motorcyle accident in Southern Indiana on August 12.
Help Needed Louisiana floods
08/22/16 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
Concord Position
08/22/16 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
IAFF 53rd Convention Opening Ceremonies
08/22/16 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
MDA National Ambassador Joe Akmakjian
08/22/16 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
General President Harold Schaitberger No Endorsement for POTUS
08/22/16 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
Urgent Request: Help Needed in Louisiana
08/22/16 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
BC Contract
08/22/16 - Oregon State Fire Fighters Council
Donate to IAFF Disaster Relief Fund
08/21/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
The IAFF is on the ground and has established a command operations center to provide assistance – including financial relief through the IAFF Disaster Relief Fund – and to distribute clothing, water and other basic supplies to the almost 300 Local 557 members who lost their homes in the worst flooding disaster in Louisiana since Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Saints Game Supporting The Saint Paul Fire Foundation
08/21/16 - Saint Paul Fire Foundation
Firefighters Block Party Supporting Operation Warm
08/21/16 - IAFF Local 21
Saints Game Supporting The Saint Paul Fire Foundation
08/21/16 - IAFF Local 21
Schaitberger Re-Elected General President, Kelly Elected General Secretary-Treasurer
08/21/16 - IAFF Local 2494
Harold A. Schaitberger, who was re-elected today for the fifth time by acclamation at the IAFF 53rd Convention, will lead this union for another four years alongside newly elected General-Secretary Treasurer Edward Kelly, president of the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts.
EMS Regional Coordinator
08/21/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
The EMS Section has recently posted a position for EMS Regional Coordinator with the Michigan Public Health Institute (MPHI).  This position will work within the upper peninsula of Michigan to promote compliance with Michigan statute and rules related to EMS functions.
"Patriot Day Blue Mass"
08/21/16 - IAFF Local 312
Help Needed for Our Brothers and Sisters in South Louisiana
08/21/16 - Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association
An urgent request for help in the flooding aftermath for our brothers and sisters in South Louisiana.
IAFF 53rd Convention Concludes With Executive Board Elections
08/21/16 - IAFF Local 2494
On the final day of the IAFF 53rd Convention, delegates cast ballots in three contested elections. In the race for 1st District Vice President, Uniformed Firefighters Association of New York Local 94 Vice President James Slevin defeated incumbent WilliamRomaka by a vote of 13,419 to 1,609.
Delegates Censure Eight Officials From Different Cities
08/21/16 - IAFF Local 2494
Delegates at the IAFF 53rd Convention in Las Vegas unanimously adopted eight resolutions to censure six fire chiefs, one deputy fire chief and one mayor for their anti-union, anti-fire fighter actions and views.
Delegates Approve Resolutions to Resource Fire Departments and US&R Teams
08/21/16 - IAFF Local 2494
Ensuring that IAFF locals and members have the resources to do the job has always been a top priority for the IAFF. At the IAFF 53rd Convention, delegates passed resolutions 39 and 41 to make sure departments and Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) teams have the resources needed to respond safely and effectively.
Delegates Resolve to Fight for Greater Resources to Combat Wildland Fires
08/21/16 - IAFF Local 2494
Delegates at the IAFF 53rd Convention unanimously approved two resolutions calling for greater attention, research and resources to support wildland fire fighting and Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) initiatives.

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Berlin L-1088 Poker Run
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Relief Fund Whiskey Fund Raiser
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Candidacy for the position of Informational Officer of the PFFM
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