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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 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired District Chief Tony Connelly Sr.
03/30/17 - IAFF Local 21
Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired District Chief Tony Connelly Sr. on March 29th.  Chief Connelly started with the Saint Paul Fire Department on April 16, 1950 and retired on March 31, 1993. Mass of Christian Burial 10 AM Monday, April 3 at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, Stanford & Prior Aves.
HENRY SISCO'S LAST TOUR
03/30/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Brothers and Sisters, Henry Sisco (D1/G3) is retiring after 40 years of service with the Cambridge Fire Department. We invite you to come by and wish him well on his last tour (Wednesday April 5th) @ the East Cambridge station from 1500-1900 hours. Hope to see you there and please spread the word to any retirees that you may have contact with.
Local 718 Retirement Seminar
03/29/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
Boston Firefighters Local 718 Retirement Seminar There will be a Retirement Seminar for members of Local 718 April 4th 2017 10 a.m. at Florian Hall. Members of the Boston Retirement Board ,attorney Paul Hynes along with our own Pension & Welfare Officers wil be on the panel. Members nearing retirement should attend this seminar with their spouse.
Local 1014 Retirement Seminars
03/29/17 - IAFF Local 1014
Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014 Representing over 3200 Firefighters, Paramedics, Dispatchers, Pilots, Wildland Firefighters, Forestry and Health Haz Mat personnel Local 1014 will once again host LACERA, Empower and F&A Credit Union advisors for a class at Local 1014.
Rescheduled Candidates Night
03/29/17 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
Erie Firefighters Local 293 Candidates Night 2017 has been Rescheduled for April 4, 2017. Each Candidate will have the floor for 3 minutes from 6:30-8pm. Any Erie City or County Candidate is welcome to Participate.
Another Fire for Group 4
03/29/17 - Westport Fire Local1802
 An early morning fire destroyed an antique cape-style home at 286 Old Harbor Rd., fire Capt. Michael P. Silvia said in a press release Saturday. The house, the main part built around 1740, was declared unsafe to enter after the fast-moving blaze consumed everything but the rear portion, a newer addition. Silvia said that a call came in at 1:38 a.m.
Allentown L0302 Staffing Victory
03/29/17 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
The PA Supreme Court decision that upheld the Allentown L0302 arguement that staffing levels directly impact firefighter safety has been posted on the Downloads Page.
Charity Hockey Game
03/28/17 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
ATTENTION ALL FRIENDS AND FANS OF LOCAL 2687: PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD.
UNION MEETING REMINDER
03/28/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Tonight's Candidates Night Postponed
03/28/17 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
Due to the tragic death of our Brother Steve McKenrick and his return home to Erie this evening from Florida we are postponing our candidates night for this evening.
Brother McKenrick's Funeral Information
03/27/17 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
Brothers and Sisters: The funeral arrangements have been completed for Brother McKenrick. March 28, 2017 Tuesday He will be arriving in at Brugger Funeral Home W. 38th and Greengarden at approximately 18:00 hours. A detail has been requested upon arrival at Brugger's. March 30, 2017 Thursday Steve will be transported to the Bayfront Convention Center.
Brother McKenrick's Funeral Information
03/27/17 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
Brothers and Sisters: Steve McKenrick' calling hours are set for Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the Erie Bayfront Convention Center 1 Sassafras Pier Erie, 16507 from 13:00-16:00 hours and again from 18:00-21:00 hours. On Friday, March 30, 2017 the funeral Mass will begin at 11:00 hours at St. Jude Church 2801 W. 6th St, Erie 16505 Internment will follow at Gate of heaven Cemetery.
Special Event - Firefighter / Police Appreciation Night at the Englewood Event Center
03/27/17 - IAFF Local 2546
Special Event Firefighter / Police Appreciation Night at the Englewood Event Center Bring your Department ID for free admission for you and a guest.
Michael Roberts, L-3160 Retirement Party
03/27/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
Article 24 related County Policy
03/27/17 - IAFF 1826
Impasse Articles
03/27/17 - IAFF 1826
Article 34 related Policy
03/27/17 - IAFF 1826
3rd Anniversary Beacon Street Fire
03/26/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
March 26, 2017 Brothers & Sisters: Boston Firefighters Local 718 would like to acknowledge the 3 year anniversary of the tragic loss of Fire Lieutenant Edward Walsh/E-33 and Firefighter Michael Kennedy/L-15.  Fire Lieutenant Walsh and Firefighter Kennedy made the ultimate sacrifice at Box 9-1579 at 298 Beacon Street on March 26, 2014.
2017 Kevin Jenkins Memorial Golf Tournament
03/26/17 - IAFF Local 3666
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March 2017 Legislative Update
03/24/17 - International Association of Firefighters
2017-2018 could prove to be damaging period for Federal Employees legislatively speaking. There are threats of damaging legislation, including the elimination of FERS, loss of appeal rights, loss of pay steps and contracting out to name a few. Some of these have already been introduced.
BYLAW VOTING REMINDER
03/24/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Services for Brother Chris Foster, Demopolis Local 3663
03/24/17 - IAFF 14th District
Services for Brother Chris Foster, Demopolis Local 3663 Monday March 27 – Visitation 10am - Funeral Service 11am Fairhaven Baptist Church – Demopolis, AL  Demopolis, AL Local 3663 Vice President. He was a good union brother who stood up for the members in Demopolis. Brother Foster died from cardiac arrest  at his home.
Local 293's Attempts To Ease the Fiscal Crisis Rejected
03/24/17 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
As is normal practices within Management/ Bargaining Unit relationships, especially in the area of negotiations, details are not discussed in the public forum until an agreement has been reached. This is usually done in an effort to not derail the hopes of reaching an amicable settlement.
30-41 Memorial
03/24/17 - IAFF Local 42
The 30-41 Memorial is in need of mowing crews this summer. Generally one group mows a month at a time (3-4 times). If you can assist with landscaping, trash pick up or you are a fire crew that works near the memorial your assistance is also needed in watering trees, shrubs and grass in the dry months.
Denver Burn Foundation Payday Raffle Winner
03/24/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Happy Payday! The winner for today’s Payday Raffle is John Clasen assigned to Station 35. Congratulations John! Don’t forget to visit our website at www.denverburnfoundation.org <http://www.denverburnfoundation.org>  and sign up for the 30th Annual Golf tournament coming up on May 19th at Fox Hollow golf course.
Congrats to all Award Recipients
03/24/17 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
Congratulations to everyone who received awards and recognition last night at the awards ceremony. Great work representing what we all do everyday.
Erie Firefighter and L0293 VP Passing
03/23/17 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
It is with heavy hearts that we announce that at 6:30 this evening our friend and brother Steve McKenrick was removed from life-support after suffering grave injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Polk County Florida. The accident also killed his mother and seriously injured his sister.
Passing of Steve McKenrick
03/23/17 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
It is with heavy hearts that we announce that at 6:30 this evening our friend and brother Steve McKenrick was removed from life-support after suffering grave injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Polk County Florida. The accident also killed his mother and seriously injured his sister.
Travel Itinerary - FDNY Funeral Service
03/23/17 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
Death of Demopolis Local VP Chris Foster
03/23/17 - IAFF 14th District
I am sadden to report the death of Demopolis, AL Local 3663 Vice President. Brother Foster died from cardiac arrest early this morning at his home. No arrangements at this time. Please kept the Foster family and Local 3663 in your prayers.
Special Magistrate Hearing
03/23/17 - IAFF 1826
Foley Local 4772 Member Needs Our Help
03/22/17 - IAFF 14th District
Requesting Prayers & Donations for Easton Caraway  Foley Local 4772 member Cody Carraway’s son, Easton, is in St. Jude Hospital in Memphis.  His  son was diagnosed with cancer ( Sacrococcygeal Teratoma). The little boy is  just over 1 year old  and has some difficult days and months ahead.
Shoe Donation / Fund Raiser
03/22/17 - IAFF Local 21
IAFF PEP Classes
03/22/17 - Kentucky Professional Fire Fighters
www.iaff.org/et/Kentucky/Registration
Annual Charitable Society Ball celebrating 25th Anniversary
03/22/17 - IAFF 323
March, 2017 - The Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of their Annual Gala Ball that raises funds to directly support numerous charitable organizations including the Society’s well-known Nutritional Snack Program that helps feed hungry kids in Burnaby schools.
Special Meeting to approve the MOU between IAFF Local 244 and Bernalillo County reference 48/96 Schedule
03/21/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
A Special Meeting is scheduled at the Union Hall for March 29, 2017 in accordance with Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting is to approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the IAFF Local 244 and Bernalillo County pursuant to Article 41, Section 41.7 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Brother Roger Garcia
03/21/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
It is with deep regret and sorrow to report the passing of Brother Fire Fighter Roger Garcia. Roger proudly served the Albuquerque Fire Department for 13 years and missed by his fire family. We are organizing all resources for his family to provide them as much comfort as possible during this difficult time. IAFF Brothers and Sisters are standing-watch over his body until the funeral services.
IAFF Center of Excellence is now open
03/21/17 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is a one-of-a-kind addiction treatment facility specializing in PTSD for IAFF members – and IAFF members only – who are struggling with addiction, PTSD other related behavioral health challenges to receive the help they need in taking the first steps toward recovery.
The 2017 "Fill the Boot" Campaign
03/21/17 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
The 2017 MDA “Fill the Boot” campaign has been approved by the members of Council and the Mayor. The Chester Fire Fighters will be located at the intersections below on the following dates to help raise money that will be donated to the MDA. Keep an eye out and help us reach our 2017 goal.
San Jose Sharks FF appreciations night
03/21/17 - IAFF local 1289
Anyone who is interested the San Jose Sharks are having a firefighter appreciation night on April 4th. To purchase tickets you can go to CAFirefoundation.
LODD - Watertown Firefighter Joseph Toscano
03/21/17 - Wilmington Fire Fighters Local 1370
Our thoughts and prayers go out to FF Toscano's family.
Rib cook off against MPOA
03/21/17 - IAFF local 1289
Save the date. Saturday May 6, 2017 we will be having a rib cook off against MPOA with all of the proceeds benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Stanislaus County. Matt Pirrone will be the contact for this events.
2017 Golf Tournament
03/21/17 - Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters
It's time again for the Annual Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters Golf Tournament!  The tournament will be held on Saturday, June 3rd at the Pine Creek Golf Club in Colorado Springs, CO. Shotgun start will be at 10am, with check in beginning at 8:30am.
PFFUI Golf Outing
03/21/17 - IAFF Local 4416
Sign up now for the PFFUI Golf Outing. The event takes place Monday, May 15th, 2017 at Players Club at Woodland Trails in Yorktown, IN. Prizes will be awarded. Call (765) 759-8536 to sign up. Fee to enter is $300 for a team of 4. 50% of al proceeds wil go to the PFFUI PAC.
2017 Scholarship Fund Applications
03/21/17 - IAFF Local 42
2017 St. Florian Fund Scholarship Download 2017 St. Florian Scholarship Application here. 2017 Gina Galetti Scholarship Download 2017 Gina Galetti Scholarship Application here.
MSCFF Convention Delegates
03/21/17 - IAFF Local 42
In accordance with the IAFF Local 42 Constitution & By-Laws an Election was held at the March 7th and 8th Membership Meetings as a result of the election the members listed below shall be the delegation to the Missouri State Council Convention, August 21-23, 2017.
Structure Fire 3-17-17
03/20/17 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
Release: # 17-005 Date: March 17, 2017   Contact: Deputy Chief Gary Merwede  At 0642 hrs. a structure fire assignment was dispatched to 125 Putnam Avenue (also known as the Davenport Residence) for a reported apartment fire. Hamden Central Communications received both 911 calls and a report from the fire alarm company that services the property.

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Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired District Chief Tony Connelly Sr.
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Cambridge Fire Fighters
Local 718 Retirement Seminar
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Another Fire for Group 4
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