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      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. Read More...
      A Binding Arbitration update has been posted in the link for Binding Arbitration above. Read More...
      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...
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      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.
      27th Annual Fall Bass Tournament
      08/26/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      Download Entry Form here.
      Informational Correspondence Attached Re: ePCR
      08/26/16 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
      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.
      August 25, 2016: Disaster Relief Efforts Continue for Members in Flood-Ravaged Louisiana
      08/25/16 - UPFFA
      Disaster Relief Efforts Continue for Members in Flood-Ravaged Louisiana On Tuesday, General President Harold Schaitberger was on the ground in Louisiana, visiting the flood-ravaged region and meeting with affected members in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas. In St.
      RESCHEDULED Livonia Fire Department’s 75th Anniversary Community Celebration
      08/24/16 - IAFF Local 1164
      Disaster Relief Efforts Continue for Members in Flood-Ravaged Louisiana
      08/24/16 - IAFF Local 3472
      On Tuesday, General President Harold Schaitberger was on the ground in Louisiana, visiting the flood-ravaged region and meeting with affected members in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas. In St.
      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.
      2016 IAFF Convention Videos
      08/23/16 - IAFF Local 135
      2016 IAFF Convention Videos
      08/23/16 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
      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! Fowling 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.
      Gun Raffle & Fund Raiser
      08/23/16 - IAFF Local 135
      Gun Raffle & Fund Raiser
      08/23/16 - IAFF Local 135
      New Pink Heals shirts
      08/22/16 - Local 2580
      Get your "Pink Heals" shirts with our new "Wings" logo. Pre-order by 8/27 at 11:59pm to choose your color (charcoal gray or pink) & sizes (youth medium to 3XL). We will eventually maintain stock in charcoal gray adult sizes. A limited number of the navy or pink "Boot" shirts are also still available. Proceeds continue to benefit UNC's Lineberger Cancer Center.
      Brother Brandon Anderson hospitalized at U of L after off duty accident
      08/22/16 - IAFF Local 4416
      The Sisters and Brothers are reaching out to assist Fishers Brother Anderson as he continues to be hospitalized in Louisville after an off duty motorcyle accident in Southern Indiana on August 12.
      General Secretary-Treasurer Ed Kelly Acceptance Speech
      08/22/16 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
      Concord Position
      08/22/16 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      IAFF 53rd Convention Opening Ceremonies
      08/22/16 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
      MDA National Ambassador Joe Akmakjian
      08/22/16 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
      General President Harold Schaitberger No Endorsement for POTUS
      08/22/16 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
      Urgent Request: Help Needed in Louisiana
      08/22/16 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
      BC Contract
      08/22/16 - Oregon State Fire Fighters Council
      Donate to IAFF Disaster Relief Fund
      08/21/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      The IAFF is on the ground and has established a command operations center to provide assistance – including financial relief through the IAFF Disaster Relief Fund – and to distribute clothing, water and other basic supplies to the almost 300 Local 557 members who lost their homes in the worst flooding disaster in Louisiana since Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
      Saints Game Supporting The Saint Paul Fire Foundation
      08/21/16 - Saint Paul Fire Foundation
      Firefighters Block Party Supporting Operation Warm
      08/21/16 - IAFF Local 21
      Schaitberger Re-Elected General President, Kelly Elected General Secretary-Treasurer
      08/21/16 - IAFF Local 2494
      Harold A. Schaitberger, who was re-elected today for the fifth time by acclamation at the IAFF 53rd Convention, will lead this union for another four years alongside newly elected General-Secretary Treasurer Edward Kelly, president of the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts.
      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.
      "Patriot Day Blue Mass"
      08/21/16 - IAFF Local 312
      Help Needed for Our Brothers and Sisters in South Louisiana
      08/21/16 - Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association
      An urgent request for help in the flooding aftermath for our brothers and sisters in South Louisiana.
      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 Resolve to Fight for Greater Resources to Combat Wildland Fires
      08/21/16 - IAFF Local 2494
      Delegates at the IAFF 53rd Convention unanimously approved two resolutions calling for greater attention, research and resources to support wildland fire fighting and Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) initiatives.
      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
      The IAFF is There for Fire Fighters
      08/21/16 - Southern Missouri Professional Fire Fighters
      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.
      Help Urgently needed in Baton Rouge
      08/20/16 - PFFA
      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.
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