Three people were taken to Meritus Medical Center to be treated for injuries they suffered Wednesday morning during a fire at an apartment building at 349 West Side Ave. in Hagerstown, a fire official said.
One of the victims who was taken to the hospital jumped from a second-floor apartment where the fire started, according to Battalion Fire Chief Mark Cleck. Read More...
Treacherous conditions slowed firefighters from recovering a body as they battled a four-alarm fire Thursday night at an apartment building on East Franklin Street in Hagerstown, city officials said.
Investigators retrieved the body on Friday morning after the fire was extinguished and the floor of the building was stabilized, according to city Fire Marshal Doug DeHaven. Read More...
February 24, 2014- www.heraldmailmedia.com
No one was injured when ammonia leaked from a refrigeration system at a business near downtown Hagerstown on Sunday night, Fire Chief W. Kyd Dieterich said.
The initial call came in at 9:52 p.m. for a report of an odor at Church and Walnut streets, Dieterich said. Read More...
February 23, 2014- www.heraldmailmedia.com
Hagerstown fire officials were investigating the cause of a heavy fire at a downtown Hagerstown house on Sunday morning.
Two dogs died, but the family was not home at the time of the fire, Hagerstown Fire Marshal Doug DeHaven said. A third dog survived, he said.
The fire at 226 E. Franklin St. was reported at 12:34 a.m. Read More...
February 21, 2014 from www.heraldmailmedia.com
Fire damaged half of a duplex Friday afternoon at the corner of Dewey and McKee avenues in Hagerstown, forcing four people from their home, according to city Fire Marshal Doug DeHaven.
The fire was called in at 5:03 p.m., a Washington County 911 dispatcher said. Read More...
February 22, 2014 from www.heraldmailmedia.com
The Washington County Special Operations Unit along with fire and rescue crews responded to an ammonia leak at the Shenadoah Family Farms Cooperative in Hagerstown late Saturday afternoon, authorities said.
The ammonia leak was traced to a pump room in the diary-processing plant at 1100 Frederick St. Read More...
February 17, 2014- Article from www.your4state.com
A man and a dog are seriously injured following a flash fire Monday morning in Hagerstown.
It happened around 8:23 a.m. on the 18608 block of Warm Spring Court at the mobile trailer business, Splish and Splash Pet Grooming. Read More...
February 1st 2014
A fast-moving fire gutted a two-story wood-frame house in the 800 block of South Potomac Street on Saturday, a fire official said.
Two dogs that were in the house at 820 S. Potomac St. died from heat and smoke as a result of the fire, Hagerstown Fire Department Capt. Adam Hopkins said. Read More...
January 21st 2014 from www.Heraldmailmedia.com
Pet CPR kits were used to revive two cats found in the upper floor of a burning house on Dewey Avenue in Hagerstown on Saturday morning, according to the city fire department.
The fire in the single-family house at 826 Dewey Ave. was called in a 1:37 a.m. Read More...
Air Capital Volunteers 04/28/15 - IAFF Local 135
Members of Local 135
The Air Capital Classic is being held at Crestview Country Club June 25th - 28th this year. They have asked if the firefighters could provide some assistance on June 28th from 2 to 7pm to tear down the event. They are looking for 6 people to help them.
CPFF Foundation Golf 04/28/15 - West Metro FireFighters I.A.F.F. Local 1309
The 2nd Annual CPFF Foundation Cup Golf Tournament will be held on July 2nd, 2015 at Todd Creek Golf Club (1:00pm). Registration is now open at the http://cpfffoundation.
JOBS: Inkster Firefighter 04/28/15 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
Applications for Firefighter positions are now being accepted in the City of Inkster. Starting salary based on experience and qualifications. Applicants must be CWW certified, have a Michigan State certification as a Firefighter II and must have a certification as a State of Michigan or National Registry certified/licensed Paramedic within six (6) months of employment.
JOBS: Airport Firefighter 04/28/15 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
The Wayne County Airport Authority (Detroit Metro and Willow Run Airports) is accepting applications for the position of Airport Firefighter.
Local 103 Memorial Ride 04/28/15 - IAFF Local 135
Members of Local 135
Sedalia Firefighters Local 103 are hosting a Memorial Ride on June 27th 2015. If you are interested in attending we have attached the flyer for this event.
El Paso Fire Fighters Seek ‘Yes’ Votes on Propositions 2 and 3 04/28/15 - IAFF Local 51
El Paso Fire Fighters Seek ‘Yes’ Votes on Propositions 2 and 3
Early voting begins today; fire fighter group will vote at 1 p.m.
EL PASO, April 27, 2015 – By the time early voting in the municipal election began today, El Paso fire fighters had knocked on the doors of more than 15,000 local homes, seeking the support of voters.
LODD - John Orf, IAFF Local 2665 04/27/15 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
It is with a heavy heart that have to report a LODD for John Orf, a member of the Professional Fire Fighters of Eastern Missouri, IAFF Local 2665. Brother Orf passed away after battling cancer.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 30th at Stygar Funeral Home, located at 5987 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St. Peters, MO 63304. Visitation will be from 2 PM till 7 PM.
2015 MDA Labor Bowl 04/27/15 - IAFF Local 42
Members of IAFF Local 42 who participated in the 2015 MDA Labor Bowl on Saturday, April 25th.
MDA Fill the Boot 04/27/15 - Denton Fire Fighters Association
Firefighters collect $10,000 less for MDA over three-day drive
By Megan Gray-Hatfield
Published: 17 April 2015 11:19 PM
The totals are in for the three-day “Fill the Boot” campaign, and the community fell short on donations compared to 2014, Denton fire officials said.
CA-TF2 Deployment 04/26/15 - IAFF Local 1014
California Task Force 2 activated and
deploying to Nepal Earthquake and disaster
The 57-member USA-2 (CA-TF2) Medium Urban Search and Rescue team is deploying on April 26, 2015 to assist the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S.
2015 PFFA Convention 04/25/15 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
Make your reservations now for the PFFA State Convention. It will be held on June 11th - 13th at the Embassy Suites, Tuscaloosa.
Buckle Up! 04/25/15 - Crowley Professional FireFighters Association
CPFF Foundation Golf 04/25/15 - West Metro FireFighters I.A.F.F. Local 1309
The 2nd Annual CPFF Foundation Cup Golf Tournament will be held on July 2nd, 2015 at Todd Creek Golf Club (1:00pm). Registration is now open at the CPFFFoundation.
Local 858 Endorses Candidates 04/25/15 - West Metro FireFighters I.A.F.F. Local 1309
Attention Brother and Sisters just a reminder if you are a Denver resident you will have your ballots in hand. Please remember to vote for your Local 858 endorsed candidates.
Proposal #1 Information 04/25/15 - IAFF Local 1164
April 21, 2015
Dear Brothers and Sisters:
Attached is some more information regarding Proposal #1. There are also two short videos posted on the MPFFU website: www.mpffu.
MPFFU Speaker Series - May 19th; Gordon Graham 04/25/15 - IAFF Local 1164
All members are invited to register for this event. Space is limited so please register early. Gordon Graham is a prominent nationally known speaker that receives excellent reviews from anyone that has ever heard one of his presentations. The things he speaks about will help you at work and in your personal life.
Fire Fighter Heart Bill 04/25/15 - West Metro FireFighters I.A.F.F. Local 1309
Colorado Firefighter LOD Heart and Circulatory Malfunction Benefits Bill takes Effect January 1, 2015
The CPFF is proud to announce that Senate Bill 14-172 will become a reality after more than a year of planning, hard work, collaboration, and months of lobbying at the state capitol.
More New Hires For Local 2687 04/25/15 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
More New Hires for Local 2687:
Congratulations to Ralph Difonzo, III, who was sworn in as a probationary firefighter at a ceremony in the rotunda of Memorial Town Hall on March 5, 2015. Welcome to the Hamden Fire Department and Local 2687. Ralph has followed in the footsteps of his father, Ralph Difonzo, Jr., who has been on the job for 15 years now. Congratulations.
7th Run / Walk for Autism Awareness 04/24/15 - IAFF Local 51
7th Annual Run / Walk for Autism Awareness
Apr 25, 2015
Location: Ascarate Park 6900 Delta Drive El Paso, Texas 79905
Local 51 is proud to sponsor the 7th Annual Run / Walk for Autism Awareness on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 8:00 AM.
Lexington FD to Hold Entrance Exam 04/24/15 - Lexington Fire Fighters
Lexington Fire Department will be holding an entrance exam June 6th. To apply contact the town human resources department via the town website or phone number listed below on the pdf attachement.
Combat Challenge Team place high in season's first event 04/24/15 - IAFF Local 4416
Thursday 4/23/15 Westfield Fire Combat Challenge Team placed 2nd in the FDIC regional event hosted in Indianapolis, IN. The team posted a total team time of 5:17:89 led by team captain Matt Hansen with an individual time of 1:41 and Justin Anderson with a time of 1:44.
Upcoming MDA Lockup Events 04/24/15 - IAFF Local 2819
Brother Gillespie is the point of contact for next week's MDA Lockup. There are two opportunities for you to participate. The specifics are in the table below for easy reference.
Contact Chad with your availability - email@example.com.
Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation Payday Raffle 04/24/15 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Before we get to the payday raffle remember that registration is now open for the 28th Annual Burn Camp Golf Tournament to be played May 15th, 2015 at Fox Hollow Golf Course. Go to www.denverburnfoundation.org for more details and registration.
The winner for today's payday raffle is Otho Burton, Fire Prevention. Congratulations to Otho!
Thanks to everyone for your continued support.
Fire FIT Conference 04/23/15 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Download Registration Form here.
Saint Paul Firefighter Line Of Duty Death Interactive Map 04/23/15 - IAFF Local 21
The road to making the memorial a reality was a long one. It began in 1987, when artist Douglas O. Freeman created the familiar sculpture of a firefighter holding a young child, which was placed in a public space near the baggage claim areas at the Minneapolis –St. Paul International Airport.
Passing of Sister Brenda Bauer, Reading, Local 1803 04/23/15 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
Please see the notification from our Brothers and Sisters of Reading Local 1803. Our hearts and prayers are extended to them for their loss. Sister Bauer you can rest at ease we have the watch.
Sister Brenda Bauer passed away this morning after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She served as a paramedic in the RFD for 14 years.
Kobylarz’s actions criticized in fire chief arbitration 04/23/15 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
An arbitration decision has come down on the side of the Redford Fire Department union in its dispute with township Supervisor Tracey Schultz Kobylarz over the fire chief’s position.
Say Thank You to Our Military Troops on Memorial Day 04/23/15 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
IAFF Affiliates Can Have a Personalized PSA
Paying Tribute to Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day
Again this year, the IAFF is producing a Public Service Announcement (PSA) video to help you honor our fallen military troops on Memorial Day on May 25, 2015.
Penn State/PPFFA Community Heroes Day 04/23/15 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
Saturday, September 12th will be the 3rd Annual Community Heroes Day with Penn State Football as the Nittany Lions take on the Buffalo Bulls to kick off the 2015 season at Beaver Stadium. Community Heroes Day was designed to highlight all First Responders (both active and retired) for all of the good they do in the community.
2 Bikers Flown To Trauma Centers 04/22/15 - IAFF Local 3990
Lady Lake, FL – Thousands of bikers will be rolling into town this weekend to enjoy one of the largest weekend bike events in the United States.
However, two separate accidents involving motorcyles on Tuesday resulted in two riders being airlifted to trauma centers.
All call to help a brother out 04/22/15 - IAFF Local F283
Here is an all call for help. Chief Franklin is moving his daughter back home on Friday the 24th. Please if your free and can help we will be meeting at station 101 at 08:30 to head out. Please if you have a truck show up and help out a brother. Any questions contact me and I'll try and get you an answer.