Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations
in the US and Canada.
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.
Powers Pl. Structure Fire 06/15/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 3:54 p.m. on Friday, June 15th Local 2164 members responded to a residential structure fire at 19061 E. Powers Place in Centennial. First arriving Engine 63 found smoke showing from the attached garage and advanced an attack line inside.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ride for Heroes 06/06/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
St Paul Local 21 FILL THE BOOT GOLF CLASSIC 06/06/18 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
.WHEN Monday, July 9th 2018
11:00a | Shotgun Start
4:00p - 5:00 | Social - Raffle - Awards
5:00p | Dinner
WHERE Highland National Golf Course
1403 Montreal Avenue
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55116
FOUR PERSON SCRAMBLE EVENT
REGISTRATION - $100 PER PERSON or $360 PER TEAM
18 holes, breakfast, buffet dinner, riding golf cart, curbside bag service,
driving range, door prizes, contests, raffle and other special events
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
MAIL REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT TO:
Saint Paul Firefighters L21 - MDA
Attention: Golf Tournament
974 West 7th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102
For questions and remarks
please call, text or email:
9:00a -10:30 | Registration - Breakfast
Brooklyn Park Firefighters, IAFF Local #5031 Annual Charity Golf Tournament 06/06/18 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
On July 16th, 2018 The Brooklyn Park Firefighters Local #5031 will be hosting our second annual charity golf tournament to benefit Firefighters for Healing (FFFH). Firefighters for Healing is a nonprofit foundation founded by firemen who have tragically experienced first-hand what burn survivors endure.
MDA Summer Camp 06/06/18 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
I can’t believe its June 1st already. May just came and went in a flash, which means that Summer camp and Fill the Boot season are in full swing! The entire MDA team here in Minnesota is excited to launch into boot drive season and continue making a difference for local families. But first a huge thanks is in order - for continuing to grow this program and increase the impact that our local Firefighters are having.
Quick reminder MDA Summer Camp is coming up FAST! We are so excited to have MPFF out at camp for lunch, zip lining and lasting memories ? Firefighter days Tuesday June 12 Tuesday June 19
Address 8046 83rd St NW, Maple Lake, MN 55358
DelVal Cigar Night Benefit 06/06/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
Please join the DelVal Association as they host a Cigar Night on June 15, 2018 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM at Barnaby's of Ridley 2107 Mac Dade Blvd., Holmes, PA to benefit the PPFFA Fallen Firefighter Memorial Fund.
Capt Alex Gallardo 06/06/18 - IAFF Local 51
Services will be held Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Del Sol Church East located at 11501 Vista Del Sol, El Paso, TX, 79936 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM with a 12:00-noon service. His Celebration of Life will take place on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 4:00 PM at the Fire Fighter Hall (3112 Forney Ln. El Paso, Texas 79935).
Spring Gulch Brush Fire 06/05/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
June 5th at 19:04 Local 2164 members were dispatched to assist Local 2086 members with a brush fire. Crews made fast work of the incident but this serves a good reminder that vegetation remains extremely dry.
Contour 39 HazMat 06/05/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
June 4, 2018 – At 8:17 p.m., Crews were dispatched to a fire alarm activation in the Contour 39 apartment complex, near Yosemite and Kimmer Dr. As crews investigated, their 4-Gas meter activated alerting crews to increased levels of an unknown chemical. Haz-mat 38 was dispatched and crews evacuated nearby residences as a precaution.
Rob Hanson Retirement 06/05/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
He’s been focused on the community for 25 years. SMFR and Littleton Fire Rescue came together in celebration of “Handsome Rob” Hanson as he listened to his last tones at Station 37. Rob’s legacy, hard work, and doing what’s best for the community broke boundaries and connected Littleton Fire and South Metro Fire over the last two decades.
Welcome Aboard, Local 1826 District 25: Iona McGregor BC's 06/05/18 - IAFF 1826
To all Local 1826 Members,
Welcome to our newest District, the Iona McGregor BC's are our 25th District!
Nominations for the position of DVP for District 25 will be accepted at our Local 1826 Bi-Monthly meeting on June 28th, 2018. Meeting is held at the SWFL International Airport Training Center, 15924 Air Cargo Lane, Ft. Myers. Meeting starts at 6:30PM.
Bangor Fire Department now hiring 06/02/18 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
The Bangor FD (Local 772) is now hiring. The new CBA has MPERS for retirement and 3% raises.
State Land Brush Fire 06/01/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
On Friday afternoon June 1st, South Metro Battalion Chief 61, Brush Engine 41, IDT1 and IDT2 were among many units that responded to the 102 acre “State Land Fire” burning on the south side of East Quincy Avenue west of Watkins Road. Firefighters contended with difficult terrain and gusty winds that changed directions several times. The fire was reported at 2:36 p.m.
Election Day Tuesday June 5th - CPF & 1014 recommendations 06/01/18 - 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
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