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      Soddy- Daisy Local 5112

      Soddy-Daisy, TN Local 5112 received their charter from Tennessee State Association President Eddie Mitchell on January 10, 2017.
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      Merry Christmas

      Merry Christmas to all in the "IAFF Fighting 14th District". Hope all of you have a wonderful time with family and friends. For those on duty please be safe.
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      HAPPY THANKSGIVING

      Happy Thanksgiving to all in the 14th District. I am thankful for all of you especially those in leadership within your local and state associations. To those on duty today please be safe.
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      NFPA 1710 Whiteboard Presentation

      The IAFF has created a whiteboard  video presentation for a simple explanation of what NFPA 1710 means. https://youtu.be/vAL6NnSnTbM NFPA 1710 - The Industry Standard for Career Fire Departments youtu.
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      What's New at IAFF 14th District
      Soddy-Daisy, TN Local 5112 received their charter from Tennessee State Association President Eddie Mitchell on January 10, 2017. Read More...
      Merry Christmas to all in the "IAFF Fighting 14th District". Hope all of you have a wonderful time with family and friends. For those on duty please be safe. Read More...
      Happy Thanksgiving to all in the 14th District. I am thankful for all of you especially those in leadership within your local and state associations. To those on duty today please be safe. Read More...
      The IAFF has created a whiteboard  video presentation for a simple explanation of what NFPA 1710 means. https://youtu.be/vAL6NnSnTbM NFPA 1710 - The Industry Standard for Career Fire Departments youtu. Read More...
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      Wilkes-Barre Fire Golf Tournament 2017
      01/24/17 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Hello Everyone,   The WBFDAA is holding our annual fundraising golf tournament,  and we are hoping we can count on your support to make the tournament a success.  I have attached a golf information sheet for anyone interested in golfing with us.  Also, I have attached a donation flyer.  We appreciate any help you can provide.
      A Message from Vice President Harp
      01/24/17 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
      Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation 9-Ball Billiards Tournament!
      01/24/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      CORRECTION START TIME 11:00a.m. Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation 9-Ball Billiards Tournament! Don’t forget to join the Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation tomorrow January 25th and Thursday January 26th for an action-packed, fast-paced 9-Ball Billiards tournament at Wynkoop Brewery, 1634 18th Street.  Start time is 11:00 a.m. The format is the same on both days to allow all shifts to participate.
      Captain Joseph Carritte Retires
      01/24/17 - IAFF Local 739
      Captain Joseph Carritte Retires The officers and members of Lynn Local 739 wish to congratulate Captain Joseph Carritte of Engine 7 on his retirement.  Joe, may you enjoy a long and healthy retirement.
      Captain Tuggy's Retirement
      01/23/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      SAVE THE DATE
      01/23/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      January 23rd - 1014 CLOSED due to power outage
      01/23/17 - 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 The hall will be CLOSED today, January 23rd, due to a power outage. SCE said they hope to have the power up later today.
      Annual Chili and Chowder
      01/22/17 - IAFF Local 772
      Jimmy Hendryx Memorial
      01/20/17 - IAFF Local 2819
      It is with great sorrow that the WSCFF and Bremerton Fire Fighters IAFF Local 437 announce the line of duty death of firefighter/paramedic James Hendryx. Brother Hendryx, 47, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017, from Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. This is the first line of duty death in the 114 year history of the Bremerton Fire Department.
      Save the Date for Summer Fun
      01/19/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good evening all members.  Just a quick save the date for the Local 858 Summer Picnic.  It will be held June 1st, 2nd, and 3rd @ Chatfield Reservoir.  There will be 3 nights of camping, boating, family games, maybe some side gambling, and memories to last a lifetime.
      2017 Great Balls of Fire Pool Tournament
      01/19/17 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
      Join Denver Firefighters Local 858 for the 2017 Great Balls of Fire 9-Ball Billiards Challenge - February 11th, 2017.  This event benefits the Kyle E. Fisher Memorial Fund through Ability Connection of Colorado.  Check out the attached flyer for all the details.
      Rep. Caldwell tables Consolidation Bill
      01/19/17 - IAFF 1826
      To all Local 1826 Members, The Lee County delegation Pre-Legisative session meeting was held today, Rep. Caldwell tabled his proposed Fire Consolidation Bill.
      2017 MDA Boot Camp
      01/19/17 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      2017 MDA/IAFF Boot Camp   We will convene one last time at Ocean City, MD (likely next year will be in a more central location) on April 11th -12th, 2017. As usual, the meeting will convene from 1-6pm  and be followed by some evening activities with departures scheduled on April 12th after breakfast.   Please let me know if your department intends to attend.
      2017 Installation Dinner Crab Feed
      01/19/17 - Stockton Firefighters
      2017 Installation Dinner Crab Feed
      01/19/17 - Stockton Firefighters
      New Firefighter Sworn in Today 1/18/2017
      01/19/17 - Scranton Firefighters IAFF Local # 60
      A new firefighter was sworn in by Mayor Courtright, Anthony Wood will now go on to training at Harrisburg Area Community College. (L-R) Supt. P. Desarno, A. Wood, Mayor W. Courtright, Deputy Chief A. Lucas, Pvt. D.
      free IAFF Training
      01/18/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      Bringing Training to Your Firehouse All IAFF members will have a unique opportunity to participate for free in two important workshops offered at the Affiliate Leadership Training Summit in Anaheim, California. Presented live on Wednesday, January 25, your entire shift can watch these webcasts from the firehouse or union hall. Each webcast is two hours.
      Members Activity Survey
      01/18/17 - IAFF Local 925 (Peabody Firefighters)
      Local 925 Members - We would like to know what your interests are. Please Take Survey Now
      Firefighter Michael Regan Retires
      01/18/17 - IAFF Local 739
      Firefighter Michael Regan Retires The officers and members of Lynn Local 739 wish to congratulate Firefighter Michael Regan of Tower 4 on his retirement.  Mickey, may you enjoy a long and healthy retirement, Congratulations.
      January 2017 General Membership Meeting Dates
      01/18/17 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
      January 24th 2017 Union Meeting
      01/18/17 - IAFF Local 3598
      REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING NOTICE To: Gurnee Firefighters Local 3598 Members  From: Nick Perry Date: Tuesday January 24th (Gold Shift)  Time: 8:30 A.M.
      Funeral information for Jerry Marlatt
      01/17/17 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
      Gerald Dean Marlatt Posted on January 17, 2017 Gerald Dean Marlatt “Jerry”, passed away January 9, 2017 at his home in Emmett Kansas at the age of 72. Jerry was born January 28, 1944 in Topeka Kansas to Herbert Max Marlatt and Marguerite Jane (Spaeth) Crowe. At the time he was the largest baby ever delivered at Stormont-Vail hospital at 14lbs 7oz.
      2016 Holiday Project Update
      01/17/17 - Local 2580
      Thanks for making the 2016 Holiday Project a great success!   We'd like to publicly thank: - Orange County Chiefs' Council - Chapel Hill Fire Fighters' Association & its members - Chapel Hill Fire Department & its employees - White Cross Fire Department for their support & generosity.
      2017 Charity Shoot, July 15th
      01/17/17 - IAFF Local 647
      Save the date July 15th, 2017 for a 50 target sporting clay charity event at the Heartland Public Shooting Park.
      Charity Shoot
      01/17/17 - IAFF Local 647
      Grand Island Firefighters is putting on a 50 target sporting clay charity shoot on July 15th. Pre-Registrations will receive a free gift at the event. Your Team 1 Shooter $100.00 USDTeam of 2 Shooters $200.00 USDTeam of 4 Shooters $400.
      Charity Shoot
      01/17/17 - IAFF Local 647
      Grand Island Firefighters is putting on a 50 target sporting clay charity shoot on July 15th. Pre-Registrations will receive a free gift at the event. Your Team 1 Shooter $100.00 USDTeam of 2 Shooters $200.00 USDTeam of 4 Shooters $400.
      2017 Jennings Memorial Scholarship
      01/17/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Dear Applicant: It is that time of year again when the John J. and Nora Jennings Memorial Scholarship is opened and is now accepting applications for 2017.  We encourage you to apply and we look forward to reading all applications and2017 essays.  This information has been posted to PFFM.
      Kingsley FF Tim Vanleeuwen
      01/17/17 - Oregon State Fire Fighters Council
      If there is one thing Firefighters know all too well, is that nothing in life is a given. Each day is a gift. Tim, of Kingsley Fire in Oregon lives this both on and off duty. We are honored to have him climb with us again in 2017.
      East Hartford Fire Department Peer Support Team:
      01/17/17 - UPFFA
      On Friday, January 13, 2017, two members of the East Hartford Fire Department Peer Support Team traveled to New York City at the invitation of the FDNY Counseling Services Unit (CSU). In addition to the scheduled training program, East Hartford and FDNY made a joint presentation to the Prince George’s County, Maryland Fire Department on how to implement a Peer Team program.
      Denver Burn Foundation Payday Raffle Winner
      01/17/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Happy New Year! The 2017 Payday Raffle is officially SOLD OUT! (Only 500 tickets sold.) Thanks to all who purchased a ticket, your support is very much appreciated.  For those of you we missed we are sorry, there is always next year. The winner of the first Payday Raffle of 2017 is Brad Gleditsch. Brad is a probationary fire fighter hired in 2016.
      Foxfield House Fire
      01/16/17 - Cunningham Fire Fighters
      January 15, 2017 – At 13:46 South Metro Firefighters were dispatched to a reported residential structure fire in the 7300 block of South Yampa Street.  A neighbor dialed 911 and reported visible smoke coming from a nearby garage.  Battalion 32 upgraded the response to confirmed structure fire, prompting the dispatch of additional units.
      Support the Aces on Anchorage Fire Fighter Night
      01/15/17 - IAFF Local 1264
      Legislation expanding benefits to families of fallen first responders signed into law.
      01/15/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      Legislation expanding benefits to families of fallen first responders signed into law. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 LANSING, Mich. – Legislation extending medical benefits to surviving families of Michigan first responders who die in the line of duty was signed today by the Governor. “Supporting families of fallen first responders is unquestionably the right thing to do.
      Who is “Gadsby” and why is he messing with my retiree health care benefits?
      01/15/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
        Who is “Gadsby” and why is he messing with my retiree health care benefits? “Gadsby” or “GASB” is an acronym for the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. GASB publishes rules that provide governments with accounting standards to use when completing their financial statements.
      1014 weekend update January 13, 2017
      01/13/17 - 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 1014 Weekend update Friday January 13, 2017 Good Friday the 13th to Local 1014 brothers and sisters.
      General Membership Meetings
      01/13/17 - IAFF Local 4416
      On A Mission
      01/13/17 - BFFA 3044
      In this presentation, dynamic speaker, Dr. David Griffin speaks about organizational change, lessons the Charleston, SC Fire Department learned from the fateful day where 9 firefighters perished in the line of duty, through today where the organization is studied as a national model for change. All organizations need to learn the lessons from Charleston to ensure that they do not experience this type of tragic incident.
      Westport Firefighters Respond to Fatal Accident on Merritt Parkway
      01/12/17 - IAFF Local 1081
      On January 11th 2017, a New Jersey man was killed today in a rollover in the southnound lanes of the Merritt Parkway just south of Exit 41 in Westport around 10:30 a.m., state police said. He was identified as Robert G. Bearden, 76, of Florham Park, New Jersey. Traffic was backed up as police carried out an investigation.
      Westport Firefighters Respond to Fatal Accident on I-95
      01/12/17 - IAFF Local 1081
      On December 31st 2016 I-95 northbound between Exits 17 and 18 in Westport was shut down today following a fatal crash between Hales Road and Hillspoint Road. A rear seat passenger in a van not wearing a seat belt was killed when he was ejected from the vehicle after it was rear-ended, went down an embankment, and rolled over, state police said. Three persons in the van were injured.
      Westport Firefighters Respond to Fatal Accident on Merritt Parkway
      01/12/17 - IAFF Local 1081
      A rollover accident on the Merritt Parkway tonight sent a car into the woods just off of Westport’s Twin Oaks Lane, killing a Stamford woman, state police said. The car ended upside down in the woods near Twin Oaks Lane. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) News-12 Connecticut photo Lisa C. Brown, 51, died and a passenger, Donell Alston, 40, suffered non life-threatening injuries, police said.
      Toxic Fire of '78
      01/12/17 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
      For the 39th anniversary of Box:524 (Front and Flower) the members of Local 1400 would like to dedicate a donated Gamewell Box on the outside of Chester Fire Station No. 1. This box will be dedicated to those members who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting this fire.  Location: Chester Fire Station No. 1 (1501 West 3rd Street) Time; 3pm For any questions email Gordon Pippin.
      Special Election
      01/12/17 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
      Attention, on January 12, 2017 to 1400 will be holding a special election. Voting times are from 0700 hrs. to go 900 hours and 1700 hrs. to 1900 hrs. in the training room located at station two. This election is for trustee between brother Cowan and brother Cox. The regular monthly meeting will be held at 1930 hrs.
      Executive Board Vacancies for City 1st Steward & County 4th Steward
      01/12/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board is accepting letters of interest for City Chapter First Steward and County Chapter Fourth Steward for the next 14 calendar days. The Executive Board will appoint members to serve in these positions on February 2, 2017 until the next General Election in accordance with the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & Bylaws, Article VI, Section 5.
      District 2 Meeting Place
      01/12/17 - IAFF 1826
      The "Beast" Whiskey
      01/12/17 - IAFF Local 2494
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      District 2 Meetings
      01/12/17 - IAFF 1826
      Emergency Services Director Opening
      01/11/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      Green Lake Township Emergency Services has a job opening for an Emergency Services Director. This is a full time paid position. Please visit our website at www.greenlaketownship.org or contact our office at 231-276-9329 for a full job description and list of qualifications.
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