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Local firefighters raise $8K for MDA - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Local firefighters raise $8K for MDA  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

During the 2019 Muscular Dystrophy Association's Fill the Boot campaign, members of the Lockport Firefighters, IAFF Local 963 took to the streets raising $8331 ...


Posted on Sat, 22 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Union announces vote of no confidence in Red Wing fire chief - Republican Eagle
Union announces vote of no confidence in Red Wing fire chief  Republican Eagle

The Red Wing firefighters union unanimously approved a resolution of no confidence in Fire Chief Shannon Draper on May 6, the union announced Friday ...


Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Mayor, firefighter union president spar over dynamic staffing mid-news conference - 13WHAM-TV
Mayor, firefighter union president spar over dynamic staffing mid-news conference  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N. Y. – Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and Rochester Firefighters Association IAFF Local 1071 President Eddie Santiago debated over a City Hall ...


Posted on Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Man running across country in support of firefighters stops in Bridgeport - Thehour.com
Man running across country in support of firefighters stops in Bridgeport  Thehour.com

BRIDGEPORT — A California man running across the country to raise awareness for the Firefighter Cancer Support Network visited Bridgeport Friday.


Posted on Sat, 20 Jul 2019 22:42:00 GMT



Fung's Nominee for Fire Chief Valletta Comes Under Criticism for Assault, Racial Slurs - And Retires - GoLocalProv
Fung's Nominee for Fire Chief Valletta Comes Under Criticism for Assault, Racial Slurs - And Retires  GoLocalProv

On Friday, the Cranston Action Network (CAN) came out opposed to the appointment by Cranston Mayor Allan Fung of Paul Valletta for Fire Chief of the City of ...


Posted on Sun, 21 Jul 2019 22:47:28 GMT



Firefighters investigating deadly fire on Cleveland's west side - WKYC.com
Firefighters investigating deadly fire on Cleveland's west side  WKYC.com

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Fire Department is investigating a deadly fire, according to IAFF Local 93. The fire was reported on W. 95th Street. We have a ...


Posted on Sat, 20 Jul 2019 11:23:00 GMT



Want to help Capt. Poore? Yogurt, golf, CrossFit, brewery fundraisers planned - BlueRidgeNow.com
Want to help Capt. Poore? Yogurt, golf, CrossFit, brewery fundraisers planned  BlueRidgeNow.com

Several community fundraisers are planned to support Poore and his family. Follow the Support Fire Captain Josh Poore Facebook page (@FullSendForPoore) ...


Posted on Sun, 21 Jul 2019 17:30:37 GMT



Union: RFD chief's comments on dynamic staffing 'defy both logic and common sense' - 13WHAM-TV
Union: RFD chief's comments on dynamic staffing 'defy both logic and common sense'  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N. Y. – The Rochester Firefighters Union says comments from the Rochester Fire Department chief claiming response time delays would be minimal ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:58:00 GMT



Framingham Mayor Participates in Fire Training in Honolulu - framinghamsource.com
Framingham Mayor Participates in Fire Training in Honolulu  framinghamsource.com

FRAMINGHAM – Mayor Yvonne Spicer is at the 87th annual U.S. Mayor's Conference in Honolulu Hawaii through Monday, July 1. On June 28, she participated ...


Posted on Sun, 30 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Bonanza Extravaganza disburses $166,250 to local charities - Herald-Mail Media
Bonanza Extravaganza disburses $166,250 to local charities  Herald-Mail Media

The International Association of Firefighters Local 1605 Foundation, Inc. said it will award $166250 to 29 charitable organizations and collegiate scholarship ...


Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:15:00 GMT



North Providence firefighters rescue ducklings from storm drain - WPRI.com
North Providence firefighters rescue ducklings from storm drain  WPRI.com

A mother duck was reunited with her eight ducklings after North Providence firefighters rescued them out of a storm drain Monday night.


Posted on Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



KCFD asks for change in residency requirements to attract more applicants - KSHB
KCFD asks for change in residency requirements to attract more applicants  KSHB

Leaders with the Kansas City, Missouri, Fire Department are asking the city to adjust its hiring rules to help the department recruit more applicants.


Posted on Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:52:00 GMT



Wells honoring Fire Chief Vetre after his passing - WGME
Wells honoring Fire Chief Vetre after his passing  WGME

WELLS (WGME) -- Fire Chief Wayne Vetre passed away Friday at a Boston hospital after fighting cancer, and the town is planning to offer their thanks for his ...


Posted on Sat, 06 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



9/11 victims bill stalls as Republican senators seek conditions for funding - The Washington Post
9/11 victims bill stalls as Republican senators seek conditions for funding  The Washington Post

A Republican senator moved Wednesday to stall for the moment legislation providing compensation to 9/11 workers, sparking an emotional appeal on behalf of ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:19:20 GMT



Bidens earned over $15 million since 2016 - CBS News
Bidens earned over $15 million since 2016  CBS News

According to financial disclosures and tax returns provided by the campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden have earned more than ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fill the Boot 2019 - UPMatters.com
Fill the Boot 2019  UPMatters.com

MARQUETTE — For more than 60 years the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) have stood on the front lines for the Muscular Dystrophy Association ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Jul 2019 21:13:00 GMT



IAFF Expected to Endorse Biden Presidential Run - Firefighter Nation
IAFF Expected to Endorse Biden Presidential Run  Firefighter Nation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest firefighters union is preparing to formally endorse Joe Biden's expected presidential run this week, with group leaders saying ...


Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Middletown firefighters rescue baby ducks from storm drain - Middletown Press
Middletown firefighters rescue baby ducks from storm drain  Middletown Press

MIDDLETOWN — South Fire District crews used some tender, loving care earlier this week in rescuing five baby ducklings from a storm drain in the area of ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Biden Teases Possible Presidential Run at IAFF Conference - Firefighter Nation
Biden Teases Possible Presidential Run at IAFF Conference  Firefighter Nation

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke to firefighters at the IAFF Legislative Conference.


Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



NY firefighters raise $8K for Muscular Dystrophy Association's Fill the Boot campaign - Fire Chief
NY firefighters raise $8K for Muscular Dystrophy Association's Fill the Boot campaign  Fire Chief

Contributions have helped fund groundbreaking research and life-enhancing programs such as state-of-the-art support groups and Care Centers.


Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF supports Biden, but its Twitter account tells a different story - STATter911
IAFF supports Biden, but its Twitter account tells a different story  STATter911

BREAKING NEWS: The International Association of Fire Fighters endorses @joebiden for President of the United States. https://t.co/yewUm8wMGd.


Posted on Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Trump thanks IAFF members supporting him over Biden - New York Post
Trump thanks IAFF members supporting him over Biden  New York Post

President Trump tweeted his thanks Friday night to the international firefighters association union members who bucked their leadership's endorsement of ...


Posted on Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters extinguish fire at New Haven restaurant - New Haven Register
Firefighters extinguish fire at New Haven restaurant  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — A fire broke out in the basement of the Kumo Sushi Hibachi restaurant on Elm Street in downtown New Haven Wednesday morning. Residents ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:32:00 GMT



Cancer leading cause of death among firefighters, IAFF says - KPLC
Cancer leading cause of death among firefighters, IAFF says  KPLC

In the fire *service*, the nature of the fire creates a lot of carcinogens, which can be related to cancer," DeRidder Fire Chief Kenneth Harlow said. "With that said ...


Posted on Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Bannock County Democrats to host summer picnic fundraiser on July 25 - Idaho State Journal
Bannock County Democrats to host summer picnic fundraiser on July 25  Idaho State Journal

POCATELLO — Join the Idaho Democratic Women's Caucus and Bannock County Democrats for their eighth annual Summer Picnic on July 25 at 6 p.m. at ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:15:00 GMT



Boston Fire Department mourn loss of firefighter killed in line of duty - Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
Boston Fire Department mourn loss of firefighter killed in line of duty  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

BOSTON (WHDH) - The Boston Fire Department is mourning the tragic loss of a firefighter killed in the line of duty. The department posted a photo of Lieutenant ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Jul 2019 01:48:27 GMT



With IAFF Support, Biden Begins Presidential Campaign - Firefighter Nation
With IAFF Support, Biden Begins Presidential Campaign  Firefighter Nation

Joe Biden starts rally in the battleground state of Pennsylvania with support from IAFF.


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Lightning Strike Causes Fire At Mansfield Home - Mansfield, CT Patch
Lightning Strike Causes Fire At Mansfield Home  Mansfield, CT Patch

Lightning Strike Causes Fire At Mansfield Home - Mansfield-Storrs, CT - A lightning strike over the weekend caused damage to a local home.


Posted on Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Española Police, Fire Departments to Split | News - Rio Grande Sun
Española Police, Fire Departments to Split | News  Rio Grande Sun

Española Mayor Javier Sanchez formally announced a plan to split the Police Department and the Fire Department at the June 11 city council meeting, although ...


Posted on Sat, 22 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Angela Moutray: Children’s party upcoming - TheReporter.Com
Angela Moutray: Children’s party upcoming  TheReporter.Com

The always popular Vacaville Museum Guild's Annual Children's Party is Thursday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Museum courtyard, 213 Buck Ave.


Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:02:21 GMT



Tips for Staying Safe on the Fourth of July - Guns.com
Tips for Staying Safe on the Fourth of July  Guns.com

Independence Day is around the corner and for many Americans this means the start of celebrations; but it does come with its own dangers due to fireworks.


Posted on Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire chief reflects on career - Columbia Daily Tribune
Fire chief reflects on career  Columbia Daily Tribune

Pictures of early American military aircraft hang in the office of Fire Chief Randy White, symbolizing some of the reasons behind his initial decision to dedicate ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Joins with AT&T to Educate Firefighters on FirstNet Mobile Broadband Services - Firehouse.com
IAFF Joins with AT&T to Educate Firefighters on FirstNet Mobile Broadband Services  Firehouse.com

FirstNet is a critical tool to keep firefighters and paramedics safe and ensure effective emergency and disaster response.


Posted on Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



JACKSON LEWIS: Jackson Lewis Expands San Francisco Team, Adds Gina M. Roccanova and Donald P. Sullivan - Northern California Record
JACKSON LEWIS: Jackson Lewis Expands San Francisco Team, Adds Gina M. Roccanova and Donald P. Sullivan  Northern California Record

Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Principals Gina M. Roccanova and Donald P. Sullivan have ...


Posted on Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:37:48 GMT



Massena garage destroyed by 'stubborn' fire - North Country Now
Massena garage destroyed by 'stubborn' fire  North Country Now

This garage was destroyed in what firefighters called a 'stubborn fire' on Monday morning. Photo by Jeremy Mattison, courtesy of Village of Massena Permanent ...


Posted on Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Brockton mayor addresses IAFF conference - Enterprise News
Brockton mayor addresses IAFF conference  Enterprise News

Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter expressed his admiration for firefighters and talked about his approach to union contract negotiations on a national stage, ...


Posted on Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Dog spooked by fireworks rescued off Johnson’s Pond - WPRI.com
Dog spooked by fireworks rescued off Johnson’s Pond  WPRI.com

The firefighter's union said they found the dog stranded on an island off of Johnston's Pond Friday morning.


Posted on Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



RFD chief: Dynamic staffing will impact response times, but not public safety - 13WHAM-TV
RFD chief: Dynamic staffing will impact response times, but not public safety  13WHAM-TV

Rochester's fire chief admits that a controversial practice to staff city firehouses delays response times - but says it's not a threat to public safety. Chief Will ...


Posted on Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF: Cancer Leading Cause of Death Among Firefighters - FireEngineering.com
IAFF: Cancer Leading Cause of Death Among Firefighters  FireEngineering.com

Cancer is now the leading cause of death among firefighters, according to the International Association of Firefighters.


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Union denies mayor's claim fire stations are already going dark during the day - WHEC
Union denies mayor's claim fire stations are already going dark during the day  WHEC

Following Monday night's public meeting over dynamic staffing for the Rochester Fire Department, the Mayor Lovely Warren says stations are already going dark ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Hampton Roads firefighters kick off 'Fill the Boot' campaign at Harbor Park - 13newsnow.com WVEC
Hampton Roads firefighters kick off 'Fill the Boot' campaign at Harbor Park  13newsnow.com WVEC

On Saturday, June 29th, city officials and firefighters from across Hampton Roads will be at Harbor Park kicking off the 'Fill the Boot' campaign.


Posted on Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Torrington firefighters take part in ‘Safety Stand Down’ exercise - Torrington Register Citizen
Torrington firefighters take part in ‘Safety Stand Down’ exercise  Torrington Register Citizen

TORRINGTON —The 2019 Fire *Service* Safety Stand Down week was held June 16-22. The theme of Safety Stand Down 2019 focused on reducing exposure ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Rhode Island firefighters rescue dog spooked by fireworks - RochesterFirst
Rhode Island firefighters rescue dog spooked by fireworks  RochesterFirst

COVENTRY, R.I. (WPRI-TV) — Firefighters in Coventry, Rhode Island, came to the rescue of a stranded dog Friday morning after he ran off during a Fourth of ...


Posted on Sat, 06 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



For the Record 7/19 - Firehouse.com
For the Record 7/19  Firehouse.com

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has announced “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape™!” as the theme for Fire ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Dedham firefighter sent to hospital with arm injury suffered during 2-alarm blaze - The Boston Globe
Dedham firefighter sent to hospital with arm injury suffered during 2-alarm blaze  The Boston Globe

A firefighter suffered an arm injury while battling a two-alarm blaze that tore though a Dedham home late Sunday night, displacing seven people, according to ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fung nominates Paul Valletta to become Cranston’s new fire chief - WPRI.com
Fung nominates Paul Valletta to become Cranston’s new fire chief  WPRI.com

Fung said current Deputy Chief Paul Valletta presented a "strong vision" for improving safety in the city.


Posted on Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tenney named Davis fire chief - Davis Enterprise
Tenney named Davis fire chief  Davis Enterprise

The city of Davis announced Monday that it has named Joe Tenney as its new fire chief. Tenney comes to the position with more than 30 years' experience as a ...


Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Frustrated With IAFF’s Endorsing Biden, Thousands of Firefighters Join Pro-Trump Group - The Epoch Times
Frustrated With IAFF’s Endorsing Biden, Thousands of Firefighters Join Pro-Trump Group  The Epoch Times

Thousands of International Fire Fighters Association (IFFA) union members have joined a pro-Trump social media group after IAFF leader endorsed Joe Biden.


Posted on Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Can a cancer registry keep firefighters safe? - BBC News
Can a cancer registry keep firefighters safe?  BBC News

Firefighters hope that work and illness diaries can shine a light on cancer-fighting techniques.


Posted on Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



RFD chief: Engine No. 1 'brown-out' had 'no impact on response times' - 13WHAM-TV
RFD chief: Engine No. 1 'brown-out' had 'no impact on response times'  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N. Y. – Rochester's fire chief says, after the first night under the department's new dynamic staffing model, there were no lapses in firefighters' ...


Posted on Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Pawtucket RI City, Firefighters Clash Over Suspension, Contract Talks - Firehouse.com
Pawtucket RI City, Firefighters Clash Over Suspension, Contract Talks  Firehouse.com

Pawtucket's firefighters union filed a grievance after an assistant chief's suspension for not changing an injury report, while the mayor canceled a fundraiser to ...


Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Muscular Dystrophy Association and International Association of Fire Fighters Celebrate 65 Years of Fill the Boot Partnership - PRNewswire
Muscular Dystrophy Association and International Association of Fire Fighters Celebrate 65 Years of Fill the Boot Partnership  PRNewswire

CHICAGO, March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- For 65 years, the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) have helped raise critical funds for the Muscular...


Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



IAFF, CA Officials Criticize Trump Following Funding Tweet - Firehouse.com
IAFF, CA Officials Criticize Trump Following Funding Tweet  Firehouse.com

The IAFF called the President's comments about massive wildfires burning throughout California "irresponsible, reckless and insulting."


Posted on Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Competition intense at 8th annual Nick Carey Memorial Basketball tournament - Manchester Ink Link
Competition intense at 8th annual Nick Carey Memorial Basketball tournament  Manchester Ink Link

The Competition was intense on the basketball court at the 3 on 3 Nick Carey Tournament Saturday, where nearly 100 people showed up at the Beech Street ...


Posted on Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Governor Murphy Signs Legislation to Protect First Responders, Including 9/11 Volunteers - InsiderNJ
Governor Murphy Signs Legislation to Protect First Responders, Including 9/11 Volunteers  InsiderNJ

TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy signed A4882 and S716 into law, which will enhance protections for first responders, including those who ...


Posted on Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Video shows SUV plunge into river before witness rescues the 2 occupants - NJ.com
Video shows SUV plunge into river before witness rescues the 2 occupants  NJ.com

A good Samaritan pulled two women from their SUV after the Mercedes they were in went down an embankment and plunged into the Hackensack River at a car ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:09:00 GMT



Union for Texarkana, Texas, firefighters propose raises in contract talks - Texarkana Gazette
Union for Texarkana, Texas, firefighters propose raises in contract talks  Texarkana Gazette

The Texarkana, Texas, firefighters union on Tuesday presented new contract proposals — including pay raises — during the latest session of collective ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Powerful Firefighters Union Has A Message For Joe Biden: 'Run, Joe, Run' - HuffPost
Powerful Firefighters Union Has A Message For Joe Biden: 'Run, Joe, Run'  HuffPost

The head of the International Association of Fire Fighters has a decades-old friendship with the former vice president.


Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Panel backs Valletta as next fire chief - Cranston Herald
Panel backs Valletta as next fire chief  Cranston Herald

By DANIEL KITTREDGE Assistant Fire Chief Paul Valletta is poised to become the next chief of the Cranston Fire Department. On a unanimous vote Monday, the ...


Posted on Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Man pulled out of trench in Bloomfield - FOX61 Hartford
Man pulled out of trench in Bloomfield  FOX61 Hartford

BLOOMFIELD -- Officials responded to a trench rescue after a man who was working on a sewer system fell into a trench Monday afternoon on Brentwood Drive.


Posted on Mon, 15 Jul 2019 20:58:00 GMT



Tickets for Museum Guild’s Children’s Party now on sale - TheReporter.Com
Tickets for Museum Guild’s Children’s Party now on sale  TheReporter.Com

Children of Vacaville, you still have time to time to be part of the ultimate summer party before you have to return to school. The Vacaville Museum Guild will be ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Memorial Wall Names Added Cancer Deaths Firefighters 9/11 Attacks - Firehouse.com
IAFF Memorial Wall Names Added Cancer Deaths Firefighters 9/11 Attacks  Firehouse.com

The IAFF added 271 names to its Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial in Colorado Springs on Saturday, including 211 firefighters who died from cancer.


Posted on Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Despite 2016 uprising, unions leave endorsements to leaders, not members - Nevada Current
Despite 2016 uprising, unions leave endorsements to leaders, not members  Nevada Current

Labor unions in America spent $108 million in 2016 on efforts to elect Hillary Clinton and congressional Democrats, according to federal campaign finance ...


Posted on Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Water District 19 operators join union - Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Water District 19 operators join union  Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Greetings. It is my pleasure to inform this community that the waterworks operators of Water District 19 have decided to exercise their right to join a union.


Posted on Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:30:00 GMT



Nish Vartanian Elected to IAFF Foundation Board of Directors - PRNewswire
Nish Vartanian Elected to IAFF Foundation Board of Directors  PRNewswire

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



A Future in Flames - Firehouse.com
A Future in Flames  Firehouse.com

The Camp Fire in northern California, November 2018, brought horrific images of raging fire in the wildland urban interface (WUI). As fire *service* professionals, ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Flash flooding hits Alexandria, city continues to assess damage - Alexandria Times
Flash flooding hits Alexandria, city continues to assess damage  Alexandria Times

Alexandria and the larger DMV area faced a flash flood emergency on Monday, as four inches of rain fell in about an hour. The National Weather *Service* issued ...


Posted on Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services continues to increase the minimum staffing for engine companies - scotteblog.com
Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services continues to increase the minimum staffing for engine companies  scotteblog.com

Release: Department continues to increase the minimum staffing for engine companies. HCDFRS announces, effective immediately, the increase of three more ...


Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:50:00 GMT



Firefighters March in Support of Striking L.A. Teachers - Firefighter Nation
Firefighters March in Support of Striking L.A. Teachers  Firefighter Nation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are marching in downtown Los Angeles to support public school teachers as their strike enters its second week.


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Flooded Roads, Water Rescues Reported In Alexandria (Photos) - Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch
Flooded Roads, Water Rescues Reported In Alexandria (Photos)  Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch

Flooded Roads, Water Rescues In Alexandria - Old Town Alexandria, VA - BREAKING: Water rescues are happening in Alexandria and on the GW Parkway.


Posted on Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Town of Wells bids farewell to late fire chief - Press Herald
Town of Wells bids farewell to late fire chief  Press Herald

WELLS — Although he served the town of Wells for only three years, Fire Chief Wayne Vetre made an indelible mark on the fire department he led. On Saturday ...


Posted on Sun, 07 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Wayne Vetre, Retired Guilford Assistant Fire Chief, Dies at 57 - Zip06.com
Wayne Vetre, Retired Guilford Assistant Fire Chief, Dies at 57  Zip06.com

The holiday weekend came to a close with sad news: Retired Guilford assistant fire chief Wayne Vetre passed away on July 5 at the age of 57 following a battle ...


Posted on Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Fighters Better Able to Track On-The-Job Exposures to Deadly Carcinogens and Other Toxins - JEMS.com
Fire Fighters Better Able to Track On-The-Job Exposures to Deadly Carcinogens and Other Toxins  JEMS.com

WASHINGTON, DC -- Fire fighters on the front lines protecting their communities now have a valuable tool for recording and providing evidence of work-related ...


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial service takes place tomorrow - KOAA 5
IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial service takes place tomorrow  KOAA 5

Hundreds of families are arriving in Colorado Springs for this years International Association of Firefighters Memorial. The annual event honors our brave ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighter union leader calls Trump attacks over Biden endorsement 'counterproductive' | TheHill - The Hill
Firefighter union leader calls Trump attacks over Biden endorsement 'counterproductive' | TheHill  The Hill

The head of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) called President Trump's attacks over the organization's endorsement of former Vice President ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:53:58 GMT



VIdeo: Batavia City Fire, IAFF Local 896, Fill the Boot - The Batavian
VIdeo: Batavia City Fire, IAFF Local 896, Fill the Boot  The Batavian

Video Sponsor Members of Batavia City Fire, IAFF Local 896, were at locations on Main Street and Ellicott Street in Downtown Batavia today for their annual Fill ...


Posted on Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



RFD's controversial dynamic staffing model becomes focus of heated meeting - WHEC
RFD's controversial dynamic staffing model becomes focus of heated meeting  WHEC

The Rochester Fire Department's controversial dynamic staffing model became the focus of a heated public meeting Monday night...


Posted on Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Residents asked to take precaution around fireworks - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper - Natchez Democrat
Residents asked to take precaution around fireworks - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper  Natchez Democrat

The Fourth of July is Thursday and fireworks are sure to be ...


Posted on Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Interim fire chief Robinson censured by IAFF | Local News - Ricentral.com
Interim fire chief Robinson censured by IAFF | Local News  Ricentral.com

EAST GREENWICH— At the International Association of Firefighters Conference last week in Seattle, the International Association of Firefighters voted to ...


Posted on Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



July 2019: Stress and addiction addressed by Worker Training Program - Environmental Factor Newsletter
July 2019: Stress and addiction addressed by Worker Training Program  Environmental Factor Newsletter

Workplace stress, substance use, and addiction were the primary topics for the 2019 Worker Training Program workshop.


Posted on Mon, 01 Jul 2019 21:04:37 GMT



INTERSCHUTZ USA set to debut in the fall of 2020 - Emergency-Live
INTERSCHUTZ USA set to debut in the fall of 2020  Emergency-Live

Deutsche Messe AG is launching a new American edition of its proprietary INTERSCHUTZ trade fair. October 2020 will see the debut of the fire and rescue ...


Posted on Thu, 04 Jul 2019 09:48:10 GMT



Paducah Fire Department at lowest number of firefighters in years - WPSD Local 6
Paducah Fire Department at lowest number of firefighters in years  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — One extra body makes a difference when responding to a fire. Paducah's fire chief says it takes everyone on a shift to respond to a fire. A report by ...


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



City Won't Retract Moberly MO Firefighter's Reprimand for Comments - Firehouse.com
City Won't Retract Moberly MO Firefighter's Reprimand for Comments  Firehouse.com

The Moberly firefighter was reprimanded after he publicly voiced his opinion concerning the installation of a new garage door at a fire station.


Posted on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Funeral details for fallen Appleton firefighter released - WGBA-TV
Funeral details for fallen Appleton firefighter released  WGBA-TV

Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin released funeral details for fallen Appleton firefighter Mitchell Lundgaard.


Posted on Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



This puppy had its head stuck in a piece of lattice until Mission firefighters stepped in - CTV News
This puppy had its head stuck in a piece of lattice until Mission firefighters stepped in  CTV News

You've likely heard about firefighters rescuing the cat in the tree, but what about the dog with its head stuck in a piece of lattice?


Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 22:01:00 GMT



Caster Semenya Loses IAFF Testosterone Battle In Court - Hip-Hop Wired
Caster Semenya Loses IAFF Testosterone Battle In Court  Hip-Hop Wired

Middle-distance track runner Caster Semenya has endured plenty of scrutiny about her genetic makeup and sexual identity for the duration of her career.


Posted on Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Dog Dies In Nashua Home Fire - Nashua, NH Patch
Dog Dies In Nashua Home Fire  Nashua, NH Patch

Dog Dies In Nashua Home Fire - Nashua, NH - Nashua firefighters attempted to resuscitate the dog after battling a fire on Blossom Street Saturday but were ...


Posted on Sun, 14 Jul 2019 12:45:16 GMT



Firefighters to receive pay increase under tentative agreement - Stevens Point News
Firefighters to receive pay increase under tentative agreement  Stevens Point News

By Joe Bachman Multimedia Editor. STEVENS POINT — City officials passed a tentative agreement that would see local firefighters see a pay bump. On Monday ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 13:17:46 GMT



Houston's hard-charging fire union president has become mayor's most ardent opponent - Houston Chronicle
Houston's hard-charging fire union president has become mayor's most ardent opponent  Houston Chronicle

Published March 27, 2019. The cheers reverberated throughout White Oak Music Hall on election night even before Marty Lancton strode onstage, flanked by ...


Posted on Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters get peer support training - KOLO
Firefighters get peer support training  KOLO

The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District is supporting a peer support program that will benefit many fire agencies in northern Nevada.


Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Moberly firefighters demand city rescind 'political speech' reprimands - Columbia Daily Tribune
Moberly firefighters demand city rescind 'political speech' reprimands  Columbia Daily Tribune

Moberly's firefighters union is demanding the city back off on a policy limiting political speech by employees on their own time and rescind a letter sent to one ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Louisiana's Governor Signs Firefighter PTSD Bill - Occupational Health and Safety
Louisiana's Governor Signs Firefighter PTSD Bill  Occupational Health and Safety

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed SB 107, a bill that would add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the list of injuries eligible for workers' ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Kansas City, Missouri, fire union announces endorsement for mayoral candidate - KSHB
Kansas City, Missouri, fire union announces endorsement for mayoral candidate  KSHB

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Wednesday, the Kansas City fire union announced its endorsement for Quinton Lucas. President of the International Association of ...


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



RFD union blasts study it asked for - RochesterFirst
RFD union blasts study it asked for  RochesterFirst

Rochester City Hall is claiming a staffing concern expressed by the city's firefighters union is “without merit.”


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Project Nashville: Will Two New Fire Stations Really Help? - WZTV
Project Nashville: Will Two New Fire Stations Really Help?  WZTV

James Wright's only been in the Nashville area five months. He shows Fox 17 News his favorite sign hanging on a wall which reads, 'A little bit Yankee. A little bit ...


Posted on Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Local firefighters raise funds, awareness for breast cancer - Mercer Island Reporter
Local firefighters raise funds, awareness for breast cancer  Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island firefighters will run a breast cancer awareness and research fundraising campaign.


Posted on Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Rock Island Today - Rock Island Today
Rock Island Today  Rock Island Today

City of Moline City Council met June 25. Here is the minutes provided by the council: Council Meeting: The City Council meeting came to order at 6:44 p.m. The ...


Posted on Wed, 10 Jul 2019 17:05:47 GMT



Serious Crash Sends 1 To Hospital In Alexandria - Patch.com
Serious Crash Sends 1 To Hospital In Alexandria  Patch.com

Serious Crash Sends 1 To Hospital In Alexandria - West End Alexandria, VA - The crash on Duke Street involved a car and truck.


Posted on Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



WATCH: Sudbury Firefighters Union Stands With Stop & Shop Strike - Sudbury, MA Patch
WATCH: Sudbury Firefighters Union Stands With Stop & Shop Strike  Sudbury, MA Patch

Sudbury Firefighters Union Stands With Stop & Shop - Sudbury, MA - The Sudbury Firefighters IAFF Local 2023 announced they stand behind the Stop & Shop ...


Posted on Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Jersey City Extends Firefighters' Contract - InsiderNJ
Jersey City Extends Firefighters' Contract  InsiderNJ

Jersey City Extends Firefighters' Contract, Working with IAFF Local 1066 to Guarantee Every Firehouse Remains Open 365 Days a Year. What: Mayor Steven M.


Posted on Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



 

 
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