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    Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association Of Connecticut QUESTIONNAIRE FOR 2018 Candidates
    06/21/18 - UPFFA
    Lt Dan is retiring!!!
    06/21/18 - Local 1347
    Research Medical Center Rally - June 22nd
    06/21/18 - IAFF Local 42
    2018 IAFF Local 42 Golf Tournament
    06/20/18 - IAFF Local 42
    Download Registration Form here. Download Golf Sponsorship Form here.
    Updated MPFFU Endorsement List
    06/20/18 - MPFFU
    06/20/18 - IAFF Local 1403
    "SUMMER DOLPHIN FISH FRY" Union Meeting June 26 at noon. Come join us for lunch.
    Firefighter Golfers
    06/20/18 - IAFF Local 1403
    2018 Revolutionary Fire Tactics Event
    06/19/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    NEW IAFF Local 42 Mobile App
    06/19/18 - IAFF Local 42
    Local 42 is excited to announce our new Mobile App that works in concert with our website.  Please download the Mobile App from the Apple Store or Google Play Store by merely clicking on the button in the left column.   Once you download the App you will use your User Name and Password that you use to access the Members Only Section of this website to log into the Mobile App.
    Vietnam Vets Movable Wall
    06/19/18 - IAFF Local 21
    TPT is hosting The Wall That Heals (http://www.vvmf.org/twth) from June 21-24 at the State Capitol in St. Paul, MN. The Wall That Heals is a traveling ¾ replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC and will visit 38 cities this year. We need help to take it down on Sunday, June 24 starting at 3pm. We are in need of able-bodied persons able to bend and lift.
    06/18/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    Brothers and Sisters, I would like to thank the members of Local 30 who took the time out of their busy schedules and came out in support of city of Cambridge policy #154. This policy was put forth by Mayor Marc McGovern and co-sponsored by councilors Mallon & Toomey to improve the living conditions of our eight firehouses.
    History of Employer Contributions
    06/18/18 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
    History of Employer Contributions Several facts of life exist in the insurance industry and certainly our Fund is no exception.  Medical trend, the cost of providing/receiving medical care rises much quicker than any other inflationary indicator. The annual average medical trend for our insurance Fund over the last 14 years was 9.64%.
    Financial Update of the Fund
    06/18/18 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
    Financial Update As we approach the halfway mark for the year the Fund is on track to perform as projected.  If everything stays on course we can expect to add slightly to our growing reserves.  Reserves are used to smooth out the rough times when claims spike in order to keep premiums and benefits steady.
    Annual Board of Trustees Workshop
    06/18/18 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
    Annual Board of Trustees Workshop Every August the Board of Trustees meets with staff to review the current year’s budget and staff’s proposal for the following year’s budget.  Before the following year’s budget is approved the Board must decide what, if any, changes must be made to the premium structure or the benefits offered.
    06/18/18 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
    Calling all Newborns……… And all pediatric patients.  We are very excited about our pediatric program established by Dr. Dhrupa Desai; it has been widely accepted and supported by all of our new and experienced parents.  Our program is a first of its kind, of all the concierge practices out there none focus on our younger populations like we do.
    Vendome Memorial
    06/18/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
    President Rich Paris address members, active and retired at the 46th anniversary of the Hotel Vendome tragedy that killed nine of our brother fierfighters  une 17, 1972  Fire Lieutenant John E. Hanbury, 46 Lad 13 Fire Lieutenant Thomas J. Carroll, 52 Eng 32  Firefighter Richard B. Magee, 39 Eng 33 Firefighter Joseph F.
    Fox Hunt Circle Interface Fire
    06/17/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    At 12:23 p.m. on Sunday, June 17th Local 2086 members responded to several reports of a small brush fire in the open space northeast of Northridge Elementary School in Highlands Ranch. First arriving Brush 18 found a quarter acre grass fire moving at a slow to moderate rate of spread uphill and toward homes on Fox Hunt Circle.
    EMS Open House
    06/17/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    We want to thank everyone for a successful 2018 EMS Open House. The event took place June 16th at Station 63 and hundreds of attendees learned how SMFR and our various community partners keep us safe. Attendees also enjoyed numerous demonstrations from Arapahoe County Sheriff’s K9 units, Bomb Squad, and Local 2164 members ended the day with an extrication demo.
    2018 TPFFA Primary Election Candidate Endorsements
    06/16/18 - Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association announces its 2018 Primary Election Candidate endorsements.
    Pagosa Way Structure Fire
    06/15/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    At 12:55 p.m. on Friday, June 15th Local 2164 members responded to a residential structure fire at 5817 S. Pagosa Way in Centennial. Engine 62 reported smoke in the air while responding and upon arrival they found flames visible from 1st and 2nd floors extending into the eaves. Attack lines were advanced inside to each level and the fire was quickly controlled.
    Fill the Boot - 2018
    06/15/18 - IAFF Local 1014
    Clarification of MPFFU License Plate Policy
    06/15/18 - IAFF Local 1164
    Listed below is what you need to know about the new policy regarding MPFFU License Plates: Retired MPFFU members will still be eligible to display the MPFFU License Plate. Spouses of Active and Retired members will still be eligible to display the MPFFU Plate.
    May 2018 North East Meeting Minutes posted
    06/15/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
    The meeting minutes from the May 2018 North East meeting havebeen posted on the North East Meeting Minutes page.
    KCFD Retired Fire Fighters
    06/14/18 - IAFF Local 42
    The Kansas City, Missouri Retired Fire Fighters Association has established its own website.  This is one of the best online sources for KCFD History and we invite you to visit them and learn something new about something old.  Special acknowledgement to Chuck Gabert, KCFD Retired Fire Captain and Ray Elder, KCFD Retired Fire Captain and KCFD Historian.
    Local 718 PFFM Delegates
    06/14/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
    Members of Boston Firefighters Local 718 delagates to the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts atteded the John J.J.
    06/14/18 - UPFFA
    06/14/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    Dennis Jones Retirement Party
    06/13/18 - IAFF Local 21
    Janus v. AFSCME FAQ's
    06/12/18 - IAFF Local 452
    Officer Christopher Senkow
    06/12/18 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
    It is with deep regret and sorrow that we announce the untimely death of a great man and one of our brothers in blue. Please keep the City Of Chester Police Department and the family and friends of Officer Christopher Senkow in your thoughts and prayers. Rest In Peace badge #298.
    Smoke Detectors
    06/12/18 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
    Today the members walked the 1100 block of Remington and White streets handing out fire prevention literature and installing smoke detectors. Thursday the 7th of June, the department and multiple surrounding companies operated at a 3 alarm fire at 1118 Remington Street.
    Lt. Dewey Henry Scholarship Winners
    06/12/18 - IAFF Local 1403
    Metro-Dade Fire Fighters Local 1403 would like to congratulate the winners of The 2018 Lt. Dewey Henry Scholarships. This year there were 20 essays submitted by soon to be college freshman sons and daughters of our members who donate to our Firefighters Charities. A great job was done by all who submitted essays. The committee had the difficult task of selecting 2 male and 2 female essays.
    CPFF Trustee Swearing In
    06/11/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    Local 2164 Secretary Tasker being sworn in as a Trustee for the Colorado Professional Firefighters.
    Deputy Chief Promotion
    06/11/18 - IAFF Local 801
    Congratulations go out to the DFD's newest Deputy Chief, Bill Lounsbury.  D/C Lounsbury was promoted and sworn in from Captain to Deputy Chief in a ceremony at City Hall's City Council chambers on June 6, 2018.  Deputy Chief Lounsbury is a 26 year veteran of the DFD and will continue to work on B Group as Shift Commander.
    Fire destroys clubhouse at Western Golf & Country Club in Redford
    06/11/18 - IAFF Local 1164
    REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WJBK) - Crews battled a massive fire in Redford Township Friday morning. A fire broke out at the Western Golf and Country Club just before 5:30 a.m. The club is on Kinloch, near Beech Daly and Five Mile Road.  The smoke can be seen for miles, with the flames pouring through the roof.
    Lt. Jack C. Zoppo Baltimore City Fire Remembered
    06/11/18 - Lets Fire Cancer
    On Saturday June 9, 2018, Lt. Jack C. Zoppo, Baltimore City Fire and a member of I.A.F.F. Local 964 was fondly remembered during a check presentation to Johns Hopkins Cancer Center. The presentation took place at Engine 6, Ladder 1, Battalion 2 - City of Baltimore (Jack's Fire House). More than $17,000.
    125th Firefighters Memorial Sunday
    06/10/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
    Local 718 President Rich Paris addresses the attendees at today’s 125th Firefighters Memorial Sunday at Forest Hills Cemetery. It was a beautiful sunny day for such a solemn event. The Orator of the day was Boston News 25 Blair Miller. Thank you to all the members who came out this morning for our fallen members.
    2018 Can-Am Police Fire Games Event
    06/09/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    Boston Fire Ops 101
    06/09/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
    Boston Firefighters Local 718 along with the IAFF hosted the U.S Mayors Conference for Fire Ops 101 in Copley Square Friday June 8th. Boston Firefighters Local 718 President Richard Paris along with 30 U.S. Mayors participated in the series of intense and authentic firefighting and rescue drills.
    Bemis Circle Structure Fire
    06/09/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    At 4:27 p.m. on Friday Jun 8th, Local 2086 and 2164 members responded to numerous 911 reports of a structure fire near West Mineral Avenue and West Long Avenue. A large plume of black smoke was already visible for miles as crews were responding. First arriving Ladder 12 found two single family homes both heavily involved with fire at 7951 and 7961 South Bemis Circle.
    Feather Grass Structure Fire
    06/09/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    At 3:43 p.m. on Friday June 8th, Local 2164 members responded to a house fire 8384 Feather Grass Court in Douglas County. Neighbors called 911 after seeing heavy black smoke and flames coming from the back of the home. First arriving Engine 42 and Medic 42 found heavy fire on the rear of the house extending into the attic of the 1st and 2nd floors.
    Twenty Mile Road Multi Family Structure Fire
    06/08/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    At 06:39 on Friday June, 8th  Local 2164 members responded to an apartment building on fire at 11038 Twenty Mile Road. First arriving members from Station 41 found a large 3-story building under construction with smoke coming from 3 sides of the top floor and attic. All of the workers safely evacuated without injuries and were accounted for.
    2018 Candidate Interviews
    06/07/18 - UPFFA
    Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut-IAFF, Officers and Executive Board continue the interview process for this year’s state elections. All candidates were required to fill out our questionnaire and come to our office for an interview to discuss their positions on issues affecting fire Fighters in Connecticut  Candidates 5th Congressional Dist.
    Pride and Ownership
    06/07/18 - IAFF Local 3472
    The Rochester Hills Professional Firefighters Union Local 3472 is proud to host Chief Rick Lasky "Pride and Ownership: Ignite your love for the job" seminar on June 29, 2018. The seminar will be held at Ascention Crittenton Hospital 1101 W. University Dr. Rochester Hills, MI 48307 in the Conference Room. The seminar will cost $50.00 which will include food and beverages. If you have any questions, please see the attached flyer.
    Membership Meeting
    06/07/18 - IAFF Local F-102
    All Hands,    A Membership meeting has been scheduled for 21 June 2018 at Crash Station 62 and will commence at 1730 Hours. A running agenda shall be created upon the Union website calendar for all to review. Please be advised that due to cancellation of RingCentral platform only members in personal attendance will have a vote.
    Lance Sanetra Retirement Party
    06/06/18 - IAFF Local 21
    June 2018 Primary Election Results
    06/06/18 - IAFF Local 1014
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