Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations
in the US and Canada.
Burn Survivors - Walk With Us event 08/26/16 - Boston Fire Fighters
Join the Boston Firefighters Burn Foundation and the Burn Survivors of New England at the Walk With Us event.
Save our RSA! 08/26/16 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
The Town hall meetings have begun.
PFFA Fundraiser 08/26/16 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
The PFFA fundraiser will be starting in Sept.
PFFA E-Board 08/26/16 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
The PFFA E-Board meeting will be held on Sept 8th at the Birmingham Firefighters Union hall. Lunch will be provided at 11:30am.
SPOOK-TACULAR 3! 08/26/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Hello again Brothers and Sisters, Happy Friday! I write this email with exciting news, Spook-Tacular 3, the scariest, freakest, most fun filled Halloween party is back. It's a go for Friday October 28th, Happy Hour starts @ 6pm, In the Edge bar of the Four Seasons Denver, followed by dancing and DJ on the 2nd floor of the Four Seasons for our own private Party.
Denver Burn Foundation Payday Raffle Winner 08/26/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
For over 30 years, the Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation has partnered with Children’s Hospital Colorado and Cheley Colorado Camps to bring almost 80 children from Colorado and across the country to Burn Camp just outside of beautiful Estes Park. This year the camp was held August 15th through the 22nd.
FAC Tomorrow Night 08/25/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good evening Brothers and Sisters, just a quick reminder that tomorrow night, Friday August 26th is our Summer Patio Series F.A.C. @ Locovore Beerworks. The fun starts @ 5:30 and Locaovre is located @ 5950 South Platte Canyon Rd, Littleton. They'll be beer specials, and a food truck to grub down on as well.
IAFF Behavioral Health Program 08/24/16 - IAFF Local 3472
Behavioral Health and Wellness in the Fire Service
Traditionally, medical and physical fitness have been prioritized above emotional or behavioral fitness in the Fire Service. However, it is clear from the aftermath of 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and other disasters that these priorities are now changing.
Hamtramck Firefighters Haunted Fowling 08/23/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
Join the Hamtramck Firefighters on October 22, 2016 for a Halloween
party you won’t forget – right here in Hamtramck! The Hamtramck
Firefighters’ Haunted Fowling returns at Fowling Warehouse!
is an enjoyable and lively game that combines elements of bowling,
football, and horseshoes.
NNFA Polo Order 08/23/16 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
We are ordering custom NNFA Polo Shirts from Elite Fire Apparel. The polo's are 5.11 Utility Polos for a full description and to order please go to the online store.
EMS Regional Coordinator 08/21/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
The EMS Section has recently posted a position for EMS Regional Coordinator with the Michigan Public Health Institute (MPHI). This position will work within the upper peninsula of Michigan to promote compliance with Michigan statute and rules related to EMS functions.
IAFF 53rd Convention Concludes With Executive Board Elections 08/21/16 - IAFF Local 2494
On the final day of the IAFF 53rd Convention, delegates cast ballots in three contested elections.
In the race for 1st District Vice President, Uniformed Firefighters Association of New York Local 94 Vice President James Slevin defeated incumbent WilliamRomaka by a vote of 13,419 to 1,609.
Delegates Censure Eight Officials From Different Cities 08/21/16 - IAFF Local 2494
Delegates at the IAFF 53rd Convention in Las Vegas unanimously adopted eight resolutions to censure six fire chiefs, one deputy fire chief and one mayor for their anti-union, anti-fire fighter actions and views.
Delegates Approve Resolutions to Resource Fire Departments and US&R Teams 08/21/16 - IAFF Local 2494
Ensuring that IAFF locals and members have the resources to do the job has always been a top priority for the IAFF.
At the IAFF 53rd Convention, delegates passed resolutions 39 and 41 to make sure departments and Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) teams have the resources needed to respond safely and effectively.
Delegates Pass Resolutions to Reduce Cancer, Reaffirm Commitment to Behavioral Health 08/21/16 - IAFF Local 2494
Two important resolutions addressing the physical and behavioral health of members passed as delegates at the IAFF 53rd Convention finished up the final business session.
Resolution 44 calls for the IAFF’s continued support for programs, initiatives and legislation that reduce cancer in the fire service and provide assistance to members fighting this disease.
Help needed 08/21/16 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
PPFFA Ton Haines Education Conference Reminder 08/20/16 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
Brothers and Sisters;
Please be aware that the deadline for the Education Conference is September 7, 2016.
The registration fee includes lodging at the Crowne Plaza for October 9th and 10th.
2016 IAFF Convention Resolution 08/20/16 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
Brothers and Sisters:
This past weekend the delegates attending the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters unanimously endorsed this Collective Bargaining Resolution. The Resolution shall be submitted by the Greater Kansas City Fire Fighters IAFF Local 42.
Easton L0713 Coats for Kids Motorcycle Ride 08/20/16 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
In cooperation with The Standard Modern American Bar & Restaurant & The 3rd & Ferry Fish Market, we will be holding our 2nd Annual Easton Firefighters Motorcycle Run to benefit our "Coats for Kids" program. The ride will take place on Sunday, August 28th, in the circle in downtown Easton, kickstands up at 11:45.
Special Olympics 08/19/16 - IAFF Local 51
Run With Local Law Enforcement to Support SOTX Athletes!
Open to the Whole Community!
Registration Now Open.