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    September Meeting Minutes Uploaded
    09/18/18 - IAFF Local 1403
    The minutes of the September meetings have been uploaded.
    Academy Burn Day
    09/16/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    The temperature is heating up on the SMFR drill ground as Academy 18-1 begins training with live fire. https://www.southmetro.
    9/11 Remembrance
    09/16/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    A 9/11 remembrance ceremony was held at South Metro Fire Headquarters in Centennial this morning. https://www.southmetro.
    Academy Training
    09/16/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    On Friday South Metro Fire Academy recruits practiced roof assessments, vertical ventilation and overhaul techniques at a home donated to the SMFR Training Bureau. The structure is scheduled for demolition and provided the perfect environment for hands-on training. https://www.southmetro.
    Engineer Greenwalt Retirement
    09/16/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    On Saturday afternoon family, friends and co-workers of Engineer Bill Greenwalt gathered at Firehouse 38 in Cherry Hills Village to celebrate his retirement. The SMFR Honor Guard presented Engineer Greenwalt with a flag while the Pipes and Drums performed. Thank you for 23 years of service to the community and congratulations on your retirement! https://www.southmetro.
    GUNS VS HOSES
    09/16/18 - IAFF Local #1945
    Notice of Elections
    09/16/18 - IAFF Local 1403
    NOTICE OF ELECTION In accordance with our Constitution and By-Laws, Article 5 Section 6 – “Nominations for elected office shall be held in September of the election year. Any member in good standing may nominate eligible members for office, or may submit a letter of nomination prior to meeting date.
    Stratford Fire Fighters, Local 998 - Press Release
    09/15/18 - UPFFA
    PFFM Quarterly Meeting
    09/14/18 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
    Sisters and Brothers, This is a reminder that our upcoming Quarterly Meeting will be on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 starting at 10am, Pipefitters Hall on Gabriel Dr. in Augusta.
    Friday Update: September 14, 2018
    09/14/18 - IAFF Local 1014
    2018 MFD Family Picnic
    09/13/18 - IAFF local 1289
    Save the date, Subday October 7th will be this years MFD family picnic! It will be held at Beyer Park from 11am - 5pm. Any questions contact Mat Pirrone. Hope to see you there.
    September 11, 2001
    09/13/18 - New London Fire Fighters
    This week we remember the lives cut short on September 11th, 2001. The following photo is of Ladder 118 responding out of Brooklyn Heights. All 6 firefighters on board never made it out of the towers.
    September 13, 2018: UPFFA of Ct. Delegates Meeting, Journeyman & Apprentices Training Center, 450 Murdock Avenue, Meriden - Hosted by: Meriden Fire Fighters, Local 1148
    09/13/18 - UPFFA
    Fire Fighter Raul Montoya
    09/13/18 - IAFF Local 51
    Fire Fighter/ Paramedic Raul Montoya is a 16 year veteran for the El Paso Fire Department. On March 2018, Raul sought medical attention for gastrointestinal pains.   On September 6, 2018, he was diagnosed with Colo-Rectal cancer.  He is scheduled to initiate radiation therapy on September 17th in attempts to reduce the size of the malignant tumor.
    IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial 2018 Things To Do Information
    09/12/18 - Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters
    Please follow this link for things to do while in town for the 2018 IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial. https://downtowncs.com/iaff/
    2018 Nomination & Election Notice
    09/12/18 - IAFF Local 42
    2018 Trunk or Treat Event
    09/12/18 - IAFF Local 42
    FPF Endorsement for Governor-2018 Election
    09/12/18 - IAFF 1826
    To all Local 1826 Members, Please see attachment containing the FPF's reasons and endorsement for the position of Governor of Florida, Nov. 6th 2018 Election.
    Semi-Truck Fire
    09/12/18 - IAFF Local 1164
    If you were traveling on I-275 today around 6pm today you may have seen your Livonia Firefighters hard at work. Livonia responded to a semi-truck fire, carrying lithium car batteries. To safely and quickly extinguish this fire we call for assistance from Detroit Metro Airport Fire and Northville Township Fire, to assist LFD with using “a lot” of foam. Good job everyone.
    Photo gallery: Our flag still stands — 9/11 Memorial at El Dorado Adventist School
    09/12/18 - IAFF Local 3556
    By Gray Baker
    Member of the Year Nominations will be accepted at the Oct. 25th Bi-Monthly Meeting
    09/12/18 - IAFF 1826
    To all Local 1826 Members, "Member of the Year" Nominations will be accepted at the Oct. 25th 2018 Local 1826 Bi-Monthly meeting. If you feel a member of your District or Union wide has distinguished themselves as a Union Member, please bring forward a nomination at next months meeting.
    MSP-EMHSTC Training
    09/11/18 - MPFFU
    The Michigan State Police-Emergency Management and Homeland Security Training Center (MSP-EMHSTC) recently released their FY 2019 training schedule. Most of these courses are open to firefighters.
    We shall NEVER forget
    09/11/18 - 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 Patriot Day Tuesday September 11, 2001 is a day that we shall never forget (click here for a time line of events). Think back.
    Red Hawk hosting 9/11 memorial climb
    09/10/18 - IAFF Local 3556
    By Mackenzie Myers In remembrance of lives lost almost two decades ago on Sept. 11, 2001, local first responders will don their gear and climb over 100 stories for the second year in a row. The 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb will take place outside the Red Hawk Casino level 1 parking structure at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11. […]
    September 9, 2018: Ct. United Ride
    09/10/18 - UPFFA
    NEVER FORGET
    09/10/18 - IAFF Local 902
    The Malden Fire Department will commemorate the 17th Anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 and the subsequent losses suffered at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in Pennsylvania. All apparatus will report to District 1 by 0830.
    Sept Meeting Canceled
    09/10/18 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
    Septembers meeting has been canceled due to the possible hurricane. Please ignore all auto-reminders sent out by the calendar.
    2018 Guns & Hoses Softball Game
    09/10/18 - IAFF Local 21
    FILL THE BOOT
    09/09/18 - New London Fire Fighters
    The MDA's Fill the Boot fundraiser campaign is here again. NLFD members will be outside Fire Headquarters on 289 Bank St and at the North Station on 240 Broad St. every Friday in September from 2:30 pm until 4:30 pm. To learn more about Fill the Boot, please visit: https://filltheboot.donordrive.
    Storm Duty Prep Guide
    09/09/18 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
    We know you've probably heard enough about Hurricane Florence already. However, we want to give you some "tips from our senior members" on what you need to survive storm duty at the fire house.
    Annual Fallen Firefighter Memorial Ceremony
    09/08/18 - IAFF Local 739
    Annual Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony. All off duty members encouraged to attend. Class A uniform with Bell Cap and white gloves. Tuesday September 11, 2018; form up at Beacon and Charles Streets at 4 PM.
    Local 1009 Anuual "Fill the Boot" for MDA Great Success
    09/07/18 - IAFF Local 1009
    Each year the Worcester Firefighters participate in fundraising activities to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.   This year we had a GREAT showing from our membership on the Labor Day weekend and we were able to reach an amazing donation total.
    Friday Update: September 7, 2018
    09/07/18 - IAFF Local 1014
    The Byrne Out Cancer Foundation
    09/07/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    The family of Kansas City, Missouri Battalion Chief Tom Byrne who died in the line of duty after contracting job related cancer after his 30 years of service to the department is hoping to establish a foundation in his name: The Byrne Out Cancer Foundation.  Colleen Byrne has submitted a request to Chip-Starter.com for consideration and funding with this foundation.
    Police: Fatal crash in Livonia may have been triggered by medical problem
    09/07/18 - IAFF Local 1164
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    PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM
    09/07/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    To:        All Executive Branch Employees From:    Ronald J.
    Firefighter Calendar for Museum
    09/06/18 - IAFF Local 135
    The Kansas Firefighters Alliance is making a special tribute in our 2019 Kansas Firefighter Calendar in the month of October.
    FRATERNAL ORDER OF FIREFIGHTER VETERANS ANNUAL FUNDRAISER
    09/06/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    IAFF GIS Analysis
    09/06/18 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
    The link below is the Geographical Systems Information Analysis performed by the IAFF along with Local 1400 for the city of Chester. The city was looking into property on the waterfront and the property of the abandon Columbus School for the "centralized" fire station.
    KCFD Retired Fire Fighters
    09/05/18 - 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.
    SAVE THE DATE: SOLIDARITY RALLY AND DEMONSTRATION AT LA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
    09/04/18 - 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 CALL TO ARMS—LOCAL 1014 NEEDS YOU.
    Breast Cancer Awareness Tee
    09/04/18 - Westport Fire Local1802
    October is coming and once again we are offering our Breast Cancer Awareness shirt. Proceeds go to support awareness.
    Thank You LT. Basilica
    09/04/18 - New London Fire Fighters
    The NLFD would like to thank Lt. Rocco Basilica for his 16 years of service as the NLFD Union President. Firefighter Steve Joly will be taking his place as of 09/04/2018.
    NLFD Union Aquires New Contract
    09/04/18 - New London Fire Fighters
    A new 3 year contract has been signed by the City of New London and the NLFD.
    Knoll Ct. Structure Fire
    09/04/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    At 11:34 p.m. on Saturday, September 1, 2018, Local 2086 and 2164 members responded to a reported house fire in the 10200 block of Knoll Court in Highlands Ranch. A neighbor heard electrical popping sounds and saw flames coming from the side of a house.
    Operation Warm Block Party
    09/03/18 - IAFF Local 21
    Twin Cities Firefighters Block Party for Operation Warm is back! This year we will be right in front of the Fulton Taproom on 6th Ave. N. with more great music, great food and of course a great cause. CLICK LOGO ABOVE FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO PURCHASE ADVANCE TICKETS Your donation helps Operation Warm buy brand new American made coats for kids in your community.
    Oktoberfest Nails & Ales
    09/03/18 - IAFF Local 21
    Click Here To View Schedule / Sign-Up For Nails & Ales Dear Local 21, On September 14th and 15th we have a busy and fun weekend of work for two of our charities, and we need your help to make it a success. St. Paul Oktoberfest is returning to the Schmidt Brewery on Sep. 14th and 15th.  Once again, we've been invited to run Nails and Ales.
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