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...
Two people were taken to hospitals with burns sustained in a house fire on East North Avenue in Hagerstown on Monday morning, a fire official said.
Four people were in the house at 46 E. North Ave. when the fire erupted, and two were taken to Meritus Medical Center with burns, Hagerstown Fire Marshal Doug DeHaven said. Read More...
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Halloween Party 10/22/14 - Odessa Fire Fighters Association
Halloween Costume Party
Saturday October 25th 6-12 at the Union Hall. All members and their families are invited.
Beer, snakes, and best costume prizes. If you would like to help decorate we will be there
Thurs. and Friday 6-9.
Kroger Breast Cancer Shirt Event-2014 10/22/14 - Crowley Professional FireFighters Association
This Saturday, October 25th, 2014- from 8am to noon, CPFFA L4182 will be selling Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts in the front entrance of Kroger, located at 1004 S. Crowley Road. All shirts are $20.00 and proceeds will go towards the Women's Wellness Fund, part of the THR Cancer Treatment Family that aids in awareness and research. Swing by this Saturday to get your shirts.
Don't Let Halloween Be Scary for the Wrong Reasons 10/22/14 - IAFF Local 271
By making small adjustments to costume and decoration choices on Halloween, danger and risk to public safety is easily decreased.
“It is important for people to take basic precautions to make sure they have nothing other than a fun-filled Halloween,” says IAFF Local 271.
According to the U.S.
HB 5097 Signed into Law 10/21/14 - IAFF Local 3472
Brothers and Sisters,
I have great news to pass on. Our bill, HB 5097, was passed by the legislature and signed by the Governor into law. This is the bill that exempted us from Public Act 54.
Charlie Crist for Governor 10/21/14 - IAFF Local 1403
Brothers and Sisters,
Local 1403 is urging you to go out and vote early. Early voting opened yesterday in Dade County. We have mailed to you a palm card with the list of endorsed candidates and we would like you to share them with your family and friends. It is extremely important to support the candidates who support firefighter's issues.
2015 L42 Committees information and interest form 10/21/14 - IAFF Local 42
If you are interested in serving on a Local 42 committee please review the link below and fill out the interest form due in by November 14, 2014.
Please click here to download descriptions and interest form.
Last Call Foundation 10/21/14 - Boston Fire Fighters
. The Foundation, and its leadership, is committed to enhancing the ability of our dedicated firefighting professionals to effectively and safely fight fires and protect the public.
Operation Warm 10/21/14 - IAFF Local 1652
The Framingham Firefighters Local 1652 has teamed up with the PFFM and the IAFF to support Operation Warm. Operation Warm is a non-profit that gives new winter coats to needy kids and their families. If you would like to donate, click on the link below.
Tips For A Safe And Healthy Halloween 10/21/14 - IAFF Local 3472
It’s the scariest day of the year and IAFF locals will do their part to make sure their communities have a fun and safe Halloween.
Whether fire fighters simply plan to pass out candy at the station, or donate their time for a community event or organization - you can always count on IAFF members to put safety first.
Ebola Preparedness 10/21/14 - IAFF Local 3472
Safety Stand Down for Ebola Preparedness
The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history and has spread to multiple countries in West Africa. The first confirmed case in North America was recently reported in Dallas, Texas, where the 9-1-1 system was used to treat and transport the patient to the hospital. The patient has since died.
2014 Election Results 10/21/14 - Crowley Professional FireFighters Association
CPFFA would like to congratulate our newest Executive Board Members! On October 18th, CPPFA held elections for the Vice President and Trustee(s) positions. Please help us congratulate these gentlemen for joining the team! Mr. Shawn Horn won the election as our newest Vice President. We also welcome aboard Mr. Brice Broyles and Mr. Mike Wissel to the positions of Trustees.
Message From President Schaitberger on Ebola Preparedness 10/20/14 - Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts
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Now Is the Time to Get Prepared
IAFF members - the professional fire fighters and paramedics who are first on scene in an emergency -- must be ready to respond to possible cases of Ebola.
Facebook 10/20/14 - Professional Fire Fighters of McKinney, IAFF Local 2661
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PFFM Endorses Seth Moulton for US Congress 10/20/14 - IAFF Local 739
PFFM Endorses Seth Moulton
The membership of the PFFM unanimously endorsed Seth Moulton for US Congress at the October meeting. Please watch for further details on upcoming events where we will work to support and elect our PFFM endorsed candidate.
Candidate Endorsement 10/20/14 - IAFF 3718
Here is the list of candidates that we are endorsing for this election cycle.
Early Voting hours start today and hours are:
Monday thru Friday 8am to 6pm
Saturday 10am to 4pm
You can go to www.voterview.org and view the entire ballot before voting.
November Election 10/20/14 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
October 16, 2014
TO: All CPFF Members
FROM: Mike Rogers, President
RE: November Election
Beginning on October 14, 2014 CPFF firefighters and their families across the state will have begun receiving their mail ballots in the mail.
Dispute Draws to a Close 10/20/14 - Denton Fire Fighters Association
Arbitrator rules fire marshal’s appointment fell within guidelines
By Megan Gray-Hatfield
Denton Record-Chronicle Staff Writer
Published: 19 October 2014 11:42 PM
A dispute between the Denton Fire Fighters Association and the city has come to an end after more than a year.
Care Enough to Wear Pink 10/20/14 - Professional Fire Fighters of McKinney, IAFF Local 2661
Once again, members of Local 2661 are trading traditional blues for pink in support of cancer awareness. All proceeds from the sale of pink shirts go to the Susan G.
Insurance Information 10/20/14 - IAFF Local 21
Police and Fire Insurance Association Payroll Deduction Ends 01/01/2015
If you have Police and Fire Insurance Association and/or want information on better choices of supplemental insurance coverage, contact Mike Cox.
We have insurance benefits with great rates and coverage due to relationships with many insurance companies.
I'm your benefit coordinator.
Nozzle Testing 10/19/14 - New London Fire Fighters
The New London Fire Department is in the process of replacing all of our nozzles through monies awarded from a grant. Each group has been doing some hands on testing. Below is Group 4, picture taken by FF Passero.
Endorsements 10/18/14 - IAFF Local 3666
IAFF Local 3666
Following Candidates for:
County Council Race:
Susan Reeder Jessee.
Fire Fighter Response to Ebola 10/17/14 - Boston Fire Fighters
Fire Fighter Response to Ebola
IAFF Urges Affiliates to Conduct Ebola Stand-downs
2014 IAFF and CPF Memorials 10/17/14 - IAFF Local 1014
2014 IAFF & CPF Memorials
Local 1014 Executive Board works with our Department, our Honor Guard, Chaplains, and our Fire Chief to honor our fallen each year at the IAFF, CPF and Department Fallen Firefighter memorials. Family First is our motto on honoring and remembering our fallen.
Children's Christmas Party 10/17/14 - IAFF Local 794
Join us on December 13th for the annual Children's Christmas Party! The party will be held at Angelo's Steak & Pancake House beginning at 9am. This years party is being organized by VP Bill Venezia, please contact Bill with any questions.
Discounted Avs Tickets 10/17/14 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Discounted Avalanche tickets are available for the November 4th game at 7pm vs. the Vancouver Canucks. Upper level seats are $30 and lower level seats for $60. $10 dollars of the sale goes to Metro State's Business School for scholarships. Included with the seats is post game ice time with the team. If you are interested: 1.
2014 OSFFC Election Endorsements 10/17/14 - IAFF Local 1159
2014 OSFFC GENERAL ELECTION ENDORSEMENTS
Below you will find the Oregon State Fire Fighter Councils endorsement list. If your house or senate race is not listed, we have not taken a position in that race. We hope you consider these endorsements and will vote this election season.