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Local 2533 Swearing in ceremony

On December 18, 2017 at Branford Fire Headquarters, along with family, friends and co-workers, 4 members of Local 2533 were sworn into their new ranks within the Fire Department.
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Branford Professional Firefighters Donate Turkeys

Members of the Branford Professional Firefighters Local 2533 as a group donated 30 Turkeys, stuffing’s, Cranbury sauce, and vegetables this morning to help the Branford Police donate to the local food bank and community house to help families in need this holiday season.
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Pool House Fire 10-27-17

Members quickly extinguished this fire in a backyard pool house off Branford Hill at 5:45 on 10-27-17 Shed/ garage fires can be extremely dangerous as they contain a wide range of hazards from chemical vapors to exploding gas containers. (seen here are the first arriving crews from E1,T1,M1,C6)
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Movember benifit

During the month of November members of the Local 2533 will be participating in Movember. The Movember Foundation is the only global charity focused solely on men's health. They will be raising funds to tackle some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and poor mental health. Help them stop men from dying too young.
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Check your smoke detectors

Remember to check your smoke detectors Sunday, November 5th
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Rope Rescue Training 11-01-2017
Rope Rescue Training
Rope Rescue Training 11-01-2017
Rope Rescue Training
Tip a Firefighter to support MDA
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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Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations in the US and Canada.

The 16th Annual Firefighter Charity Golf Tournament
01/15/18 - Kent Fire Fighters
Please see attached flyer.
2018 Legislative Session FPF Week 1 Report
01/15/18 - IAFF 1826
2018 Firefighters Ball
01/15/18 - PFFA
MLK Day 2018
01/15/18 - IAFF Local 1014
2018 Battalion Reps
01/15/18 - IAFF Local 1403
Here are your 2018 Battalion Reps and their contact info.
UPDATE: MSCFF License Plates
01/15/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Download MSCFF Emblem Use Authorization Form here. This is a mock-up of the Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters plates we created and submitted to the Senate Legislative and Transportation Committee. It was voted on affirmatively and has passed out of the legislature and is currently at the DOR for final review.
Earn Your Degree With Kaplan University
01/14/18 - PFFA
Dear IAFF Member: A college degree in the fire service can help you advance your career. In fact, several fire departments require a degree in fire science or a related field to be considered for promotion. The IAFF believes all members should have access to quality higher education.
President Paris Standing by Second Alarm
01/14/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
Sunday January 14, 2017 Boston Fire Alarm began receiving calls for a building fire at 14 Evelyn Street in the Mattapan section of the city.Engine 52 first due reported fire showing floor 2 of a 3 story wood. Car 8 arrived on scene and ordered a second alarm.    Above Local 718 President Rich Paris standing by at the second alarm.
2018 CFRA FIREFIGHTERS BALL UPDATE
01/13/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Firefighters For Healing
01/12/18 - IAFF Local 21
Saint Paul Firefighters Mug
01/12/18 - IAFF Local 21
LIMITED EDITION DENEEN POTTERY MUG/ order yours online today or cal Susan O'Neil to purchase in person. This fundraiser will be supporting the St. Paul Fire Foundation – a foundation that supports the health, wellness and safety of every St. Paul Firefighter. Go to www.stpaulfirefoundation.
2018 Legislative Breakfast
01/12/18 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
Local 4416 Super Bowl Party
01/12/18 - IAFF Local 4416
Let's Huddle Up at the Hall!!  All 4416 members and their guest are invited to attend our family friendly Super Bowl party.  Taco and Nacho bar provided with beverages for sale.
Furniture and TV Tip Overs
01/12/18 - IAFF Local 2760
For kids, furniture is like a mountain range waiting to be scaled. Dressers, televisions and even appliances can tip over and hurt a little climber. Take these tips into consideration and stay safe out there.
Nashua Training: Family by Fire
01/12/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
link to register: https://familybyfire.brownpapertickets.
County Chapter E-Board Vacancies
01/11/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board is accepting letters of interest for County Chapter positions: First Steward and Fourth Steward for the next 14 calendar days.
County Chapter Special Meeting
01/11/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
A County Chapter Special Meeting will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 9:00am. The matter of County Chapter membership consenting to the reclassification of Lieutenant positions to Captains positions, once again has come before the membership at the General Meeting on January 11, 2018.
MDA Boot Camp 2018
01/11/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont
Dear Brothers and Sisters, Last year we celebrated the 63nd anniversary of the International Association of Fire Fighter’s commitment to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  We made a promise to stand with MDA and fight against muscle disease, until the battle was won and a cure and treatments were found for these terrible diseases.
Legal Service Education Program
01/11/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
Learn more about the legal service educational program offered to locals
Brother Robert Brantley memorial service information
01/10/18 - IAFF Local 1014
Texas Firefighter Games 2018
01/10/18 - Amarillo Professional Firefighters
This year's Texas Firefighter games will be held in Mansfield, TX.  The dates are July 15-20.  There are many ways to compete with firefighters from all across the state from fishing to washers.  You can download the brochure below and here is a link to the website: http://texasfirefightergames.
January 8, 2018 - Hamilton firefighters have found a unique way to battle their stress
01/10/18 - IAFF Local 20
http://www.journal-news.
December 28, 2017 - For his Eagle Scout project, this area teen honored a fallen firefighter
01/10/18 - IAFF Local 20
http://www.journal-news.
December 28, 2017 - For his Eagle Scout project, this area teen honored a fallen firefighter
01/10/18 - IAFF Local 20
http://www.journal-news.
2018 Unite and Fight
01/10/18 - IAFF Local 21
Hamilton County Firefighters Retiree Breakfast
01/10/18 - IAFF Local 4416
Join us on Saturday, January 20th 2018! Open to all retired firefighters and active members of Hamilton County.
L-21 Salvation Army Drive
01/10/18 - IAFF Local 21
Nice weather and the spirit of giving during the Holiday Season resulted in another successful year of bell ringing for St. Paul Fire on behalf of the Salvation Army.  Ringers at various events and locations in St. Paul brought in a total of $11,832.28 between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Union Meeting Change
01/09/18 - IAFF Local 29
January's Union meeting has been changed from Tuesday 1/9 to Wednesday 1/17.  Mark your calendars.  See you there.
LODD of Lt. Matthew LeTourneau
01/09/18 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
Funeral arrangements have been announced for a veteran firefighter who was killed when a fast-moving fire roared through a North Philadelphia row home Saturday morning. Public viewings will be held Thursday, January 11 from 4:30 p.m to 9 p.m. and Friday, January 12 at 9 a.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
2018 Gladys Benerd Scholarship
01/09/18 - Stockton Firefighters
2018 Gladys Benerd Scholarship The official Application for the 2018 Gladys Benerd Scholarship. It needs to be noted that the applications are due earlier than in previous years.  All applications need to be post marked by March 1, 2018.  Follow all of the directions listed on the application.
2018 Installation Dinner and Crab Feed
01/09/18 - Stockton Firefighters
Stockton Firefighters Local 456 Installation and Crab Feed Friday February 2, 2018 Civic Auditorium 6:00 Drinks 7:00 Dinner Program to follow Tickets - $50.00 each The tickets are available through the Chief's Operator, Mario Gardea, and Jeremy Bishop.  The Operator will accept check or cash.  Jeremy will accept cash, check, or credit card.
2018 Legislative reception
01/08/18 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
Officers and Members The Annual Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters Legislative Reception will be Thursday February 8th at 5:30 pm.  Thursday afternoon between 1:30 and 2:00 President Wing will have an executive board meeting with all members encouraged to attend.  We will also have a small workshop with a representative from KP&F.
Call For Assistance
01/08/18 - IAFF 1826
JP, Missi, and Bill, One of our Lieutenants has been going through a very personal issue with his daughter. They have moved up to MA for the open heart surgery and treatments until they can move back home. Progress is slow and they have secured an apartment close to the hospital. Expenses are adding up with having to pay additional monthly bills (rent, electric, etc).
Please Vote! Voting Ends Jan 31st
01/08/18 - IAFF Local 2760
We have a local woman here in the city that needs our help! Allie M Healy is nominated to be inducted into the Green Bay Packer's fan hall of fame. Please click on the link below and read her story. You can vote up to once a day. Voting ends January 31st, 2018. Winners will be announced late February 2018. http://nfl.packers.
Dues Increase
01/07/18 - IAFF Local #1945
Local 1945 Members, This letter is to inform you with the board approving a 3.0% pay increase for Firefighters and a 3.0% for Captains in 2018 all bi-weekly payroll deductions will increase accordingly. This will be effective on your February 2nd 2018 paycheck.
Mayor Walsh Stands w/ Boston Fire
01/07/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
Mayor Marty Walsh stands with Boston Firefighters Local 718 President Rich Paris in -1 degree weather at 5th alarm fire 7 Allston Street Dorchester. Boston Firefighters Local 718 is proud to support a Mayor that not only respects his firefighters but stands with them in such adverse conditions.
Missoula firefighters prepare for winter, but hope you do too
01/06/18 - IAFF Local 271
Thank you to KPAX:  MISSOULA - For Missoula firefighters, being prepared is not only part of the job, it’s part of life. And that’s especially true when it comes to the unusual rescue situations that can crop up in a mountain city like ours.
Passing of Brother Robert Brantley
01/06/18 - 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 With a great deal of sorrow I unfortunately announce the passing of our brother Robert Brantley.
2016 Award Submissions
01/06/18 - IAFF Local 739
2016 Award Submissons Nominations are now being accepted for awards for the year of 2016.  Nominations can be made in writing and submitted to Mario Lopez, L1/D3.
Rubbish Fire
01/06/18 - IAFF Local 892
Battalion 1, Engine 2, Squad A and Truck 1 responded to Norwich Self Storage on South Golden St. tonight for an activated fire alarm. Crews made entry to the building and noted an odor of something burning. After investigating, a pile of rubbish was found burning within the building. The fire was extinguished and the building ventilated. Norwich FMO is investigating.
Membership Meeting
01/06/18 - IAFF Local F-102
All Hands,    A Membership Meeting is being scheduled for 02 February 2018 at Crash Station 62 and will commence at 1730 hours. A running agenda will be posted on the Union website calendar. If you wish to add an item to the agenda please feel free to contact me.
Installation banquet
01/05/18 - IAFF local 1289
Save the date, this years Installation Banquet will be on February 24th starting at 5pm at the Century (927 10th st) in downtown Modesto.
Help Us Clear the Hydrants, Adopt One
01/05/18 - IAFF Local 902
With the amount of snow that has accumulated - and with much more expected - a main concern of the Malden Fire Department and the Department of Public Works has been the challenge to keep the 1,166 fire hydrants in the City cleared. Winter storms can often hide fire hydrants under a mountain of snow making them impossible to find quickly.
Rick Tenuta
01/04/18 - IAFF Local #1945
The Rick Tenuta service will take place Saturday Jan. 6 -12:00 hours at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, 1250 7th Street Windsor. After the service there will be a reception at the Pelican Lakes Golf Club banquet room. 1620 Pelican Lakes Point, Windsor.
GET OUT THE VOTE ..... January 17-18....5-8pm
01/04/18 - OSFFC
Oregon Firefighters are hosting a Get Out The Vote (GOTV) event two evenings (January 17th and January 18th from 5pm-8pm) We are in need of  firefighters to help phone bank and text bank held at the Oregon AFL-CIO Headquarters, 3645 SE 32nd in Portland.  Post event food and beverages hosted by OSFFC.
Approved Dickie's Quilted Jacket in black
01/04/18 - Kent Fire Fighters
Dickie's quilted jacket in black is authorized to wear on duty, but members that want one will have to buy themselves. Logistics will provide patches for jacket. See link to jacket. https://www.amazon.
IAFF MG Rides for 2018
01/04/18 - IAFF 14th District

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The 16th Annual Firefighter Charity Golf Tournament
Kent Fire Fighters
2018 Legislative Session FPF Week 1 Report
IAFF 1826
2018 Firefighters Ball
PFFA
MLK Day 2018
IAFF Local 1014
2018 Battalion Reps
IAFF Local 1403
UPDATE: MSCFF License Plates
Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
 
     
 
 
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