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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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      By-Laws Vote Results
      05/04/16 - IAFF Local 21
      By-Laws Change Results: 1. Editor Passed 56-2 2. Dues Passed 52-5 3. Per Diem Passed 53-4 Thank you for coming out to vote.
      Keene L-3265 Golf Tournament
      05/03/16 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      Bethlehem L0735 Cancer Research Golf Tournament
      05/03/16 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      2016 BFD Cancer Research Golf Tournament Whitetail Golf Club June 20, 2016 9:00 A.M. Shotgun Start Four Man Scramble (Captain and Crew) Deadline – June 1st First Come, First Serve – 144 Player Limit $95.
      2016 Dearborn Firefighters Burn Drive Softball Classic
      05/03/16 - Dearborn Firefighters Local 412
      2016 Firefightre Appreciation Night at KC Royals
      05/03/16 - IAFF Local 42
      1014 Political Action Update
      05/03/16 - 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 Political Action Update Political action is the life blood of our organization.
      2016 Dearborn Firefighters Burn Drive Raffle Winners
      05/03/16 - Dearborn Firefighters Local 412
      1. CAR- #00359 MISSY TRENKLE 2. VEGAS TRIP- #00664 RON BUKOWSKI 3. $750 CASH- #00726 BILL HARTLEY 4. CABRERA JERSEY- #01241 ERIK GARCIA 5. (5) TIGER GAMES- #0808 ELIZABETH PSAILAU 6. KAYAK #00535 JOE FENECH 7. 21" TV- LOU ORLEANS 8. FIRE PIT- #01126 AL DRAGONE 9. (3) TIGER GAMES- #01474 KAREN KUEHLS 10. STAFFORD JERSEY- RICHARD SAJEWSKI 11.
      Benefit for Brother Ben Garcia's Family
      05/02/16 - IAFF Local 2180
      On May 21st BNS Brewing will be hosting the next Pint Project event benefiting the National City Firefighters Association Local 2744 so they may assist their own Ben Garcia and his wife Dana during a difficult time. The Pint Project, Inc is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that supports first responders and their families in a time of need.
      Elections
      05/02/16 - National Capital Federal Firefighters
      All, Elections have concluded with the following results, Central Battalion: Timothy Cottet   Dahlgren: Carl Nutwell  Annapolis: Resulted in a 2 way tie, James Bower and Ryan Gallant, IAW article 7 section 10 of our By-Laws. James Bower by virtue of highest card drawn remains as Annapolis VP.
      Lt. Ray McCormack Seminar
      05/02/16 - New London Fire Fighters
      The New London Burn Foundation Presents a Seminar with Lieutenant Ray McCormack on Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 8am to 4 pm.
      FFS Exam UPDATE - IMPORTANT
      05/02/16 - IAFF Local 1014
      St. Charles Fire Fighter Community Outreach Golf Tournament
      05/01/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
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      2016 MPFFU Convention Bar Crawl
      05/01/16 - Dearborn Firefighters Local 412
      2016 Stop Drop and Reel Fishing Tournament
      05/01/16 - IAFF Local 21
      This years Stop Drop and Reel Fishing Tournament will be on Big Marine Lake on Wednesday, June 29. Check in at 8:00 a.m., fishing starts at 9:00 a.m.
      Golf Tournament 2016
      05/01/16 - IAFF Local 892
      It's that time of year again! The Local 892 13th Annual Fallen Firefighter Fund Golf Tournament will be held Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Norwich Golf Course. The cost is $120 per player and we are accepting foursomes only.  If you are interested in playing in the tournament or supporting us by donation or sponsor, please see and download the attatched fliers. RSVP by June 1, 2016.
      Sporting Clay Shoot Fundraiser by Shelby Township Firefighters Local 1338
      05/01/16 - Shelby Twp. IAFF Local 1338
      The Shelby Township Firefighters Local 1338 is hosting a sporting clay shoot fundraiser on June 25th, 2016 at the Detroit Sportsmen's Congress located at 49800 Dequindre Rd, Shelby Township, MI 48317.  The proceeds will go to the Shelby Township Firefighters Charity Fund.
      Big John Ale Tapping and Chili Cook-off
      04/30/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
      Hey Folks, Dry Dock North Dock is hosting the 3rd Annual Big John Ale Tapping and Chili Cook-off, featuring Disc Golf this year!  Come join us in this family friendly fundraiser and hear stories from those that actually worked on Big John. This year's event in May 21st at 12pm.  Please see attachments for more information.
      St. Baldrick's Foundation Fundraiser
      04/30/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
      Help end childhood Cancer! June 25th, Dry Dock South, time: TBD Please see the following website for further info and contact. https://www.stbaldricks.
      Golf - FABF - Save the Date!
      04/30/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
      Golfers, quasi-golfers, non-golfers and volunteers! Save the Date: September 29, 2016 Evergreen, CO 09:30 Shotgun start 4-person scramble $85/head Dinner and Silent Auction included! More info to come soon.
      3rd Annual Big John Ale Tapping and Chili Cook-off Fundraiser
      04/30/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
      Hey Folks, May 21st is our 3rd Annual Big John Ale Tapping and Chili Cook-off Fundraiser to be held at Dry Dock, North Dock.  Stop in for a taste and stories from Retirees that actually rode on Big John!  Please see attachments for further info.
      Website Under Construction
      04/30/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
      Good day Local 1290 Members! As part of our goal to get further organized, we are in the process of bringing this website back up to date.  Your patience is greatly appreciated! Most of you know our entire Eboard, with the exception of B Good, are either entirely new, or in a new Eboard position.
      April 2016 Meeting Minutes
      04/29/16 - Asheville Fire Fighters Association
      EFIGHTER SPECIALIST EXAM UPDATE
      04/29/16 - IAFF Local 1014
      7th District Benevolent Fund Scholarship Winners 2016
      04/29/16 - IAFF 7th District
      Winners for the 2016 Magnificent 7th District Benevolent Fund Scholarships have been determined.  The raters stated they found it difficult to rank this year and thank all for thier hard work.  The essays were extremely good but as in the past one did rise above others and it is attached.
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      04/28/16 - IAFF Local 1014
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      04/28/16 - IAFF Local 1014
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      04/28/16 - IAFF Local 1014
      Guns & Hoses Starts Soon!
      04/28/16 - Local 2580
      Our 8th Annual Guns & Hoses Softball Tournament starts tomorrow.   Fri., 4/29 - 6:30pm:  CHFD vs. UNC Burn Center Staff - 7:30pm:  CHFD vs. CHPD for bragging rights Sat., 4/30 Games start at 9:00am & will continue through the afternoon.   All games will be at Homestead Park (100 Aquatic Dr., Chapel Hill, NC; www.townofchapelhill.
      We now have a cancer bill
      04/28/16 - IAFF Local 1565
      The State of Idaho now has a bill covering the medical treatment of Fire Fighters who develop certain kinds of cancer.  This bill is over 10 years in the making.  Good job Boise Brothers.
      20/20 Lasik Exclusive Offer
      04/28/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Brothers and Sisters, 20/20 Institute has been a long time supporter of the CPFF Foundation.  20/20 is offering CPFF members an exclusive offer for their Lasik services.  Please see the attached flyer and contact 20/20 Lasik for specific details on this benefit.
      3rd Annual CPFF Foundation Cup Golf Tournament
      04/28/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Brothers and Sisters, CPFF Foundation Cup Golf Tournament is just around the corner.  This is a great opportunity to support our Foundation and help us provide aid and support to Colorado firefighters and their families.  Registration for individual players is $150 or a foursome can be purchased for $400, a savings of $200.
      Active Duty Death Announcement
      04/28/16 - IAFF local 2464
      It is with great sadness that the Walpole Firefighters, I.A.F.F. Local 2464 announce the active duty death of Firefighter Ryan Ferreira. Brother Ferreira passed away on April 25th 2016 after suffering a medical emergency. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. Services will be announced in the near future, and will be posted here when made available.
      Firefighter Ryan Ferreira Memorial Fund Online Donations
      04/28/16 - IAFF local 2464
      This link is for our online fundraising portal. Currently all donations received through this paypal account will go towards the Firefighter Ryan Ferreira Memorial Fund.
      Colorado Fallen Firefighters Memorial
      04/27/16 - IAFF Local #1945
      Brothers and Sisters, The 2016 Colorado Fallen Firefighters Memorial will be held May 7th at the Colorado Fallen Firefighters Memoria in Belmar Park, close to the Lakewood Cultural Arts Center.
      Western Berks EMS L4803 member injured today
      04/27/16 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Western Berks EMS L4803 member Melissa Lill was injured this morning in a 2 vehicle MVA. A Go Fund Me account has been set up and the link is below. Details will provided when they are available. https://www.gofundme.
      FPF Delegates and Alternates
      04/27/16 - IAFF Local 1403
      Fire & EMS Service Day
      04/27/16 - IAFF Local 21
      2016 MDA Challenge
      04/27/16 - IAFF Local 42
      Bill To Help Firefighters Diagnosed With Cancer Heads To Governor’s Desk
      04/27/16 - UPFFA
      The Senate joined the House Tuesday in approving a bill that would create a relief fund for firefighters who are diagnosed with certain types of cancer related to their job. The decision to establish the relief fund followed a year of fighting over a bill that would force municipalities to prove a firefighter didn’t get the cancer while working for the town.
      Fire & EMS Service Day
      04/27/16 - Saint Paul Fire Foundation
      Charter Township of Canton Taking Applications
      04/27/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      Firefighter / Paramedic (Full-time) – Posted 4/25/2016 Salary Range $44,014 to $72,952
      Fallen Firefighters Memorial
      04/27/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good morning all members.  This is just a quick update on the Fallen Firefighters Memorial which is being held Saturday September 17th.  As you're probably well aware, this year will be an especially big year for our membership with Brother John Whelan being added to the memorial wall as well as Brother Jay Kittleson.
      Local 293 Gun Raffle May 15th
      04/27/16 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
      Join us May 15th for the ERIE FIREFIGHTERS LOCAL 293 Gun Raffle. It will be held at the Zem Zem Shrine Club at 38th and Zuck. Doors open at 1pm. Drawings are 2pm -6pm. Food and Refreshments provided. Donation $10 This is a very important fund raiser to benefit our 2019 State Convention. SEE YOU THERE Contact any Board Member for more information.
      2016 MDA Fill the Boot
      04/26/16 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
      2016 Missouri Fallen Firefighter Memorial
      04/26/16 - IAFF Local 42
      The 2016 Missouri Fallen Firefighter Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 Candlelight Service at 9:00 PM and on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 10:30 AM.  Both events will be held rain or shine.  IAFF Local 42 Brothers Larry Leggio and John Mesh will be honored at these events. More information may be available at Fire Fighters Association of Missouri.
      Group 1 battles 2 alarm fire on Lakeview Ave
      04/26/16 - IAFF Local 853
      Firefighters were called to Lakeview Ave around 2:30 and arrived to find heavy fire on the second floor from three windows of a 3 story building. A second alarm was quickly struck as first in companies started to stretch lines to the seat of the fire and search for occupants who still might be trapped in the building. The search was able to rescue several pets but no people were found.
      April 26, 2016: Ct. State Senate Voted to support the UPFFA of Ct. Cancer Legislation
      04/26/16 - UPFFA
      Today the Connecticut State Senate voted 35-1 to support House Bill 5262 the UPFFA of Ct Cancer Legislation Last week the House of Representative voted unanimously to support this legislation.
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