Merry Christmas to all the sisters, brothers, family and friends from the IAFF 14th District. Hope this day brings you joy and meaning. To all those on duty be safe and take care of each other. May the Lord bless each and every one of you. Merry Christmas.
Happy Thanksgiving to all in the IAFF "Fighting 14th District". Through life's struggles and our our struggles on and off the job we must always be thankful for being a part of such a proud profession. Be proud and thankful for who you are and what you stand for. I am thankful that you allow me to be your respresentative. Stay safe.
Local 4453 Vice President Destin Weaver has experinced a family tragedy. His seven year old son, Ronald, suffered burns -- many 3rd degree -- to nearly 40% of his body during an accident near a campfire last Friday. Ronald faces a long road to recovery and the Weaver family will have many challenges along the way.
Chattanooga Local 820 member needs our help. Please read this from his GoFundMe page. Link to the page is below.
Hello, my name is William (Ryan) Crackel and I am the husband of the kindest, most incredibly strong, loving and courageous woman I have ever had the dumbest luck of stumbling into. Her name is Shae.
Merry Christmas to all the sisters, brothers, family and friends from the IAFF 14th District. Hope this day brings you joy and meaning. To all those on duty be safe and take care of each other. May the Lord bless each and every one of you. Merry Christmas. Read More...
Happy Thanksgiving to all in the IAFF "Fighting 14th District". Through life's struggles and our our struggles on and off the job we must always be thankful for being a part of such a proud profession. Be proud and thankful for who you are and what you stand for. I am thankful that you allow me to be your respresentative. Stay safe. Read More...
Local 4453 Vice President Destin Weaver has experinced a family tragedy. His seven year old son, Ronald, suffered burns -- many 3rd degree -- to nearly 40% of his body during an accident near a campfire last Friday. Ronald faces a long road to recovery and the Weaver family will have many challenges along the way. Read More...
Chattanooga Local 820 member needs our help. Please read this from his GoFundMe page. Link to the page is below.
Hello, my name is William (Ryan) Crackel and I am the husband of the kindest, most incredibly strong, loving and courageous woman I have ever had the dumbest luck of stumbling into. Her name is Shae. Read More...
Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations
in the US and Canada.
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.
2017 Big Buck Contest 01/12/18 - IAFF Local 21
Congratulations hunters on your successful season. It was a close contest this year with 4 nice bucks entered. This contest has an Archery and Gun category. When there isn’t an Archery entry, then a Muzzleloader category takes its place. If a Archery buck is entered, Muzzleloaders can still enter the regular Gun category.
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.
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.
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.
Legal Service Education Program 01/11/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
Learn more about the legal service educational program offered to locals
2018 SFPFF Conference 01/11/18 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
The 2018 SFPFF Conference will be held in San Antonio, TX and hosted by IAFF Local 624. The Conference dates are Thursday, April 11, 2018 thru Friday, April 13, 2018.
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.
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.
Captain Promotion 01/09/18 - IAFF Local 801
Congratulations to the DFD's newest captain Bart McCleary - who was promoted from Lieutenant to Captain in a swearing-in ceremony held on Monday January 8, 2017 at City Hall. Captain McCleary has served the City Fire Department and been an active member of Local 801 since July 1987. Captain McCleary will move from C Group to the truck company on D Group.
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
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.
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
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.