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      Lincoln Firefighters
      IAFF Local 644

      Providing the gift of warmth to children in the communities they protect, Lincoln Firefighters have become ambassadors of Operation Warm.

      Through this invaluable partnership, Lincoln Firefighters are revolutionizing the expansion of our important mission and impacting the lives of children throughout their community.

      Help us provide new winter coats to children in need.
      Support jobs in the USA.

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      Lincoln Firefighters
      IAFF Local 644

      Providing the gift of warmth to children in the communities they protect, Lincoln Firefighters have become ambassadors of Operation Warm.

      Through this invaluable partnership, Lincoln Firefighters are revolutionizing the expansion of our important mission and impacting the lives of children throughout their community.

      Help us provide new winter coats to children in need.
      Support jobs in the USA.

      http://blog.californiarighttocarry.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/donate-300x298.png


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      Willie Hale
      08/02/15 - IAFF Local 740
      With great sadness, we announce the death of Retired Firefighter Willie Hale who became ill over the past few months. Willie passed away this morning with his family & close friends at his bedside. Arrangements have not been finalized but more information will be provided as it becomes available. At this time the family has requested some private time.
      Negotiations update August 1, 2015
      08/01/15 - IAFF Local 1014
      Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014 Representing over 3100 Firefighters, Paramedics, Dispatchers, Pilots, Wildland Firefighters, Forestry and Health Haz Mat personnel Negotiations update August 1, 2015 Negotiations between the County and Local 1014 have ceased as of this week.
      Southfield Fire Chief missing after jumping into Lake St. Clair
      08/01/15 - IAFF Local 3472
      Thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Chief Keith Rowley and the entire Southfield Fire Department family. Read the entire story from WDIV Local 4 Detoit @ http://www.clickondetroit.
      Welcome Class of 15-01 & 02
      07/31/15 - Buffalo Professional Firefighters Assoc.
      Buffalo Professional Firefighters - Local 282 would like to welcome our new members.  Please take a moment and sign up for website access.
      Asbestos
      07/31/15 - IAFF Local 385
      Useful resources from asbestos.com http://www.asbestos.com/mesothelioma/ http://www.asbestos.com/occupations/firefighters.
      SLO City Out of County July 2015
      07/31/15 - San Luis Obispo City Firefighters Local 3523
      SLO City currently with 6 members in northern CA helping fight the many wildfires that are burning. We have 4 assigned on Engine 6, 1 Strike Team Leader, and 1 ST-Leader assistant. Thank you for continuing to protect those across the state.
      Let's Stand With Iron Workers - Local 25
      07/31/15 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
      BY-LAW APPEAL NOTIFICATION
      07/31/15 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      By order of the International as a result of an appeal decision rendered by the General President, by-laws are to be voted on by the membership. Voting will begin on August 7th and close on August 21st. The other two by-law appeal items were denied by the International. The by-laws have been posted on the bulletin boards of each station.
      Membership Meeting
      07/31/15 - IAFF Local F-102
      All Hands, A Membership Meeting is being scheduled for 15 August 15 at Crash Station 62 and will commence at 0630. I have posted a running agenda for the meeting on the Union Website Calendar. If you would like to have any item added to the agenda, please contact any officer. I hope to see you there.
      Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation Payday Raffle
      07/31/15 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      The winner for today's payday raffle is Joe Martinez, Retired from Station 6 and FPB. Congratulations to Joe! The next payday raffle drawing will be held on August 14th, 2015.
      FFOP O'Neill Graduates MFA
      07/30/15 - Belmont Firefighters
      Local 1637 would like to congratulate FFOP Dustin O'Neill on finishing up the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy. Dustin will be graduating tomorrow and will be reporting to Group 1 on Monday. Good luck.
      Huge flames engulf vacant warehouse on Saginaw's East Side
      07/30/15 - IAFF Local 102
      SAGINAW, MI — Saginaw firefighters were called to a familiar location about 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, to fight a fire at a location just yards away from a blaze a day prior. Smoke could be seen billowing out of a vacant warehouse on Phelon between South Park and Ward on the city's East Side. Tuesday, a building on the same property caught fire.
      Saginaw firefighters saved by $2 million federal grant
      07/30/15 - IAFF Local 102
      SAGINAW, MI — U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee's office sent an email Wednesday afternoon, July 29, proudly announcing Saginaw will receive a $2 million grant that will prevent 13 firefighters from being laid off this fall. About 15 minutes later, about a dozen firefighters jumped into their turnout gear and sped toward a fire on Saginaw's East Side.
      2015 Golf Outing
      07/30/15 - IAFF Local 3005
      It is that time of year again.  2015 marks the 15th annual Scholarship Golf Outing benefitting the William Phenegar and William Kappmeyer Memorial Scholarships.  This year is shaping up to be the best one yet!  Warm up at the complimentary driving range and grab a quick lunch before setting off for 18 holes of golf with refreshments on the course.  Plenty of fun for all.
      Pioneer Park 2015
      07/30/15 - Northern Ohio Fire Fighters
      4F Golf Tournament
      07/29/15 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      Union Meeting
      07/27/15 - IAFF F-123
       The August Union meeting will be on Sunday, August 9, 2015.
      Office Hours for July 27 - 31
      07/27/15 - IAFF Local 311
      48/96 Trial Schedule Ballots
      07/27/15 - IAFF 851
      The 48/96 Trial Schedule Ballot will be held August 3rd, 4th, 5th, 2015. Carriers will be going to all stations and Admin during the shifts on these days. If you are NOT ON shift you may vote at the office Monday, Tuesday and Wed. from 8 am - 1 pm. You may also vote via your IAFF 851 website email account if you are NOT ON shift during the voting days.
      General Membership Meetings
      07/27/15 - International Association of Firefighters
      Our next quarterly general membership meetings will take place on Thursday, August 6th and Friday, August 7th. Both meetings will start at 1700 sharp and take place at The Cabin on the patio (back room behind the fireplace). Please make every effort to attend at least one of the meetings and please be on time. See you there.
      Moorhead Firefighters Local 1323 Golf Tournament
      07/25/15 - IAFF Local 21
      Release of information
      07/25/15 - IAFF Local 1014
      UBS Blood Drive
      07/23/15 - Fargo Fire Fighters
      Tug – o – war: Fire Fighters were able to pull 805 with great ease. Day 1: 132 people offered to donate, 101 of them were able to give. Votes: 69 Fire to Law 63 Day 2: 170 people were able to give. Votes: 156 Fire to Law 746 Thanks to those that have donated so far. Tomorrow, Friday, is the last day. It runs from 11-7 again.
      Corey Rose Cancer in the Fire Service Series
      07/23/15 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
      Brothers and Sisters, Tune in to 9 News on Monday, July 27th @ 4:00 pm and 9:00 pm for the first of a three-part series by Corey Rose on cancer in the fire service.  This series will be airing Monday the 27th, Tuesday the 28th and Wednesday the 29th at 4pm and 9pm.  Additionally, Corey will be previewing the stories each morning live at 5:30, 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 am.
      Corey Rose Cancer in the Fire Service Series
      07/23/15 - West Metro FireFighters I.A.F.F. Local 1309
      Brothers and Sisters, Tune in to 9 News on Monday, July 27th @ 4:00 pm and 9:00 pm for the first of a three-part series by Corey Rose on cancer in the fire service.  This series will be airing Monday the 27th, Tuesday the 28th and Wednesday the 29th at 4pm and 9pm.  Additionally, Corey will be previewing the stories each morning live at 5:30, 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 am.
      11th Annual Fire-PAC Golf Outing
      07/23/15 - IAFF Local 4416
      The 2015 Annual Hamilton County Fire-PAC Golf Outing is scheduled for Wednesday, September 2nd at Fox Prairie Golf Course in Noblesville.  This will be the eleventh year for this event.  Registration and sponsorship can be done online via the PayPal button at the bottom.
      2015 Fill the Boot
      07/23/15 - IAFF Local 794
      It's time for our annual Fill the Boot event.
      MDA Sponsorship Day
      07/23/15 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Brothers & Sisters, A couple of our members will be going to the MDA camp this year. The dates will be July 26-30th. There is a sponsor luncheon on Wednesday the 29th and all Local 244 members are invited to go. This is a great opportunity to see the fruits of our labors from the Fill the Boot Campaign.
      New Dental Insurance
      07/23/15 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
      Guardian Insurance Is the new Dental Insurance provider for the Town Employees in Randolph. The coverage cards have been mailed we suggest that you check your coverage and Dependents through the online login that guardian provides at the link below. https://www.guardiananytime.
      Bonanza Donations
      07/22/15 - IAFF local 1605
      Photo courtesy of Mr. Jeff Cline. Twenty-eight area public-safety and community organizations received more than $173,000 in proceeds Tuesday from the 2015 Bonanza Extravaganza. The 10th annual two-day event brought thousands of people to the Hagerstown Speedway in May.
      Bowling Fundraiser for the Sweeney Family
      07/22/15 - Franklin Park Firefighters
      As you may or may not know, Lt Jim Sweeney's family is currently going through some difficulties with thier health. There is a bowling fundraiser for the Sweeney family. Please see the attachment for the bowling fundraiser information. Please contact Tony Bianchi with any questions and/or to let him know by July 31st of the 6 members of your team. Lets show our support for one of our own.
      PA State Fire Commissioner to Visit Erie
      07/22/15 - International Association of Fire Fighters Local 293
      On July 28, 2015, PA State Fire Commissioner Tim Solobay will visit and tour the following locations within the Erie Fire Department; 9:00 AM station tour at Engine 8 10:00 AM station tour at Central Station 11:00 AM station tour and meet and greet at South Central Station 1:30 PM tour of the Firefighters Historical Museum 428 Chestnut St. 6:00 PM Town Hall Meeting at Perry Highway Hose Co.
      Battalion Chief Information
      07/22/15 - IAFF local 613
      Please click here for further information regarding the BC issue:  http://bozemanfirefighters.org/index.cfm?zone=/unionactive/view_page.
      Financial Status Update
      07/22/15 - IAFF Local 3169
      While our negotiation continues to plow ahead for an increase in raises, lets look back at where we have come.  During these times of financial pinch and the increase in inflation, how has your budget changed?  I got hired just over five years ago with a promise of a raise when I got off probation.  I then found my BCBS had increased and then had to pay into my retirement.
      Hot Weather Safety Tips
      07/22/15 - IAFF Local 902
      HOT WEATHER TIPS Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States. On average, excessive heat claims more lives each year than floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes combined. When the body heats too quickly to cool itself safely, or when you lose too much fluid or salt through dehydration or sweating, your body temperature rises and heat-related illness may develop.
      President Edward Kelly announces Mobile Integrated Health legislation passed!
      07/22/15 - Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts
      The Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts are proud to announce that Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker officially signed into law groundbreaking legislation, titled Mobile Integrated Health Care, which will propel community health to new heights.
      Scholarship application
      07/21/15 - IAFF Local 51
      Hello Members, It's that time agian to get you children who our about to Graduate some cash! Here is the link to the Local 51 Scholarship applications.
      MDA Boot Drive
      07/21/15 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
      Historical Moment
      07/21/15 - IAFF Local 1889
      Historical moment in St. Louis Fire History On July 12, 1973, a disastrous fire at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) destroyed approximately 16-18 million Official Military Personnel Files (OMPF).
      Passing of Retired Firefighter Donald Brouwer
      07/21/15 - New London Fire Fighters
      Retired FF Donald Brouwer passed away this past week. FF Brouwer became a substitute Firefighter in June of 1964. He then became a full time Firefighter in August 1966. Donald retired in September 2003. He also ran Donald Brouwer's Nursery as a licensed arborist. At this time there are no calling hours. We'd like to extend our condolences to his family and friends.
      Local 2819 Honor Guard at Safeco Field
      07/21/15 - IAFF Local 2819
      Local 2819 Honor Guard performing at Safeco Field and presenting the colors. Members have presented the colors at numerous events this year.
      Firefighter John Whelan
      07/20/15 - IAFF Local 2376
      Firefighter John Whelan
      07/20/15 - IAFF Local 2376
      Blaine Burrell's fight with MS update
      07/20/15 - IAFF 1826
      KCFD Retired Fire Fighters
      07/20/15 - 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.
      Member participates in research
      07/19/15 - IAFF Local 4416
      Local member participates in research:  Cardiovascular and Carcinogenic Risks in Modern Firefighting By:  Fire Fighter John Grimaldi There are brilliant minds and dedicated hard-working scientist who are striving to make our profession safer and firefighters healthier.  Most of us will never get to meet these people but all of us will be impacted by what they are doing.
      Member participates in World Police and Fire Games
      07/19/15 - IAFF Local 4416
      Spencer Morris track and field athlete in the 2015 World Police and Fire Games. Placed in all events 1st in 200M Dash and 2nd in 400M and 4th in shot put.
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    IAFF Local 740
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    IAFF Local 1014
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    IAFF Local 3472
    Welcome Class of 15-01 & 02
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