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Mayor, firefighter union president spar over dynamic staffing mid-news conference - 13WHAM-TV
Mayor, firefighter union president spar over dynamic staffing mid-news conference  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N. Y. – Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and Rochester Firefighters Association IAFF Local 1071 President Eddie Santiago debated over a City Hall ...


Posted on Thu, 11 Jul 2019 19:02:00 GMT



Local firefighters raise $8K for MDA - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Local firefighters raise $8K for MDA  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

During the 2019 Muscular Dystrophy Association's Fill the Boot campaign, members of the Lockport Firefighters, IAFF Local 963 took to the streets raising $8331 ...


Posted on Sat, 22 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Union: RFD chief's comments on dynamic staffing 'defy both logic and common sense' - 13WHAM-TV
Union: RFD chief's comments on dynamic staffing 'defy both logic and common sense'  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N. Y. – The Rochester Firefighters Union says comments from the Rochester Fire Department chief claiming response time delays would be minimal ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:58:00 GMT



Bonanza Extravaganza disburses $166,250 to local charities - Herald-Mail Media
Bonanza Extravaganza disburses $166,250 to local charities  Herald-Mail Media

The International Association of Firefighters Local 1605 Foundation, Inc. said it will award $166250 to 29 charitable organizations and collegiate scholarship ...


Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:15:00 GMT



North Providence firefighters rescue ducklings from storm drain - WPRI.com
North Providence firefighters rescue ducklings from storm drain  WPRI.com

A mother duck was reunited with her eight ducklings after North Providence firefighters rescued them out of a storm drain Monday night.


Posted on Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



9/11 victims bill stalls as Republican senators seek conditions for funding - The Washington Post
9/11 victims bill stalls as Republican senators seek conditions for funding  The Washington Post

A Republican senator moved Wednesday to stall for the moment legislation providing compensation to 9/11 workers, sparking an emotional appeal on behalf of ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:19:20 GMT



Ash dismissed from case over fire department issues | News, Sports, Jobs - The Steubenville Herald-Star
Ash dismissed from case over fire department issues | News, Sports, Jobs  The Steubenville Herald-Star

WEIRTON — A member of Weirton Council has been dismissed from legal action being taken against the city by members of the Weirton Fire Department.


Posted on Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Framingham Mayor Participates in Fire Training in Honolulu - framinghamsource.com
Framingham Mayor Participates in Fire Training in Honolulu  framinghamsource.com

FRAMINGHAM – Mayor Yvonne Spicer is at the 87th annual U.S. Mayor's Conference in Honolulu Hawaii through Monday, July 1. On June 28, she participated ...


Posted on Sun, 30 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Boston Fire Department mourns loss of firefighter who died in line of duty - Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
Boston Fire Department mourns loss of firefighter who died in line of duty  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

BOSTON (WHDH) - The Boston Fire Department is mourning the tragic loss of a firefighter who died in the line of duty. The department posted a photo of Lt.


Posted on Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:18:45 GMT



Wells honoring Fire Chief Vetre after his passing - WGME
Wells honoring Fire Chief Vetre after his passing  WGME

WELLS (WGME) -- Fire Chief Wayne Vetre passed away Friday at a Boston hospital after fighting cancer, and the town is planning to offer their thanks for his ...


Posted on Sat, 06 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Boston Fire Department mourn loss of firefighter killed in line of duty - Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
Boston Fire Department mourn loss of firefighter killed in line of duty  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

BOSTON (WHDH) - The Boston Fire Department is mourning the tragic loss of a firefighter killed in the line of duty. The department posted a photo of Lieutenant ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Jul 2019 01:48:27 GMT



IAFF Expected to Endorse Biden Presidential Run - Firefighter Nation
IAFF Expected to Endorse Biden Presidential Run  Firefighter Nation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest firefighters union is preparing to formally endorse Joe Biden's expected presidential run this week, with group leaders saying ...


Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Biden Teases Possible Presidential Run at IAFF Conference - Firefighter Nation
Biden Teases Possible Presidential Run at IAFF Conference  Firefighter Nation

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke to firefighters at the IAFF Legislative Conference.


Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



NY firefighters raise $8K for Muscular Dystrophy Association's Fill the Boot campaign - Fire Chief
NY firefighters raise $8K for Muscular Dystrophy Association's Fill the Boot campaign  Fire Chief

Contributions have helped fund groundbreaking research and life-enhancing programs such as state-of-the-art support groups and Care Centers.


Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF supports Biden, but its Twitter account tells a different story - STATter911
IAFF supports Biden, but its Twitter account tells a different story  STATter911

BREAKING NEWS: The International Association of Fire Fighters endorses @joebiden for President of the United States. https://t.co/yewUm8wMGd.


Posted on Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Trump thanks IAFF members supporting him over Biden - New York Post
Trump thanks IAFF members supporting him over Biden  New York Post

President Trump tweeted his thanks Friday night to the international firefighters association union members who bucked their leadership's endorsement of ...


Posted on Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Lightning Strike Causes Fire At Mansfield Home - Mansfield, CT Patch
Lightning Strike Causes Fire At Mansfield Home  Mansfield, CT Patch

Lightning Strike Causes Fire At Mansfield Home - Mansfield-Storrs, CT - A lightning strike over the weekend caused damage to a local home.


Posted on Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Cancer leading cause of death among firefighters, IAFF says - KPLC
Cancer leading cause of death among firefighters, IAFF says  KPLC

In the fire *service*, the nature of the fire creates a lot of carcinogens, which can be related to cancer," DeRidder Fire Chief Kenneth Harlow said. "With that said ...


Posted on Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



With IAFF Support, Biden Begins Presidential Campaign - Firefighter Nation
With IAFF Support, Biden Begins Presidential Campaign  Firefighter Nation

Joe Biden starts rally in the battleground state of Pennsylvania with support from IAFF.


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tips for Staying Safe on the Fourth of July - Guns.com
Tips for Staying Safe on the Fourth of July  Guns.com

Independence Day is around the corner and for many Americans this means the start of celebrations; but it does come with its own dangers due to fireworks.


Posted on Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Joins with AT&T to Educate Firefighters on FirstNet Mobile Broadband Services - Firehouse.com
IAFF Joins with AT&T to Educate Firefighters on FirstNet Mobile Broadband Services  Firehouse.com

FirstNet is a critical tool to keep firefighters and paramedics safe and ensure effective emergency and disaster response.


Posted on Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Dog spooked by fireworks rescued off Johnson’s Pond - WPRI.com
Dog spooked by fireworks rescued off Johnson’s Pond  WPRI.com

The firefighter's union said they found the dog stranded on an island off of Johnston's Pond Friday morning.


Posted on Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Brockton mayor addresses IAFF conference - Enterprise News
Brockton mayor addresses IAFF conference  Enterprise News

Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter expressed his admiration for firefighters and talked about his approach to union contract negotiations on a national stage, ...


Posted on Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Union announces vote of no confidence in Red Wing fire chief - River Towns
Union announces vote of no confidence in Red Wing fire chief  River Towns

The Red Wing firefighters union unanimously approved a resolution of no confidence in Fire Chief Shannon Draper on May 6, the union announced Friday ...


Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 22:53:25 GMT



IAFF: Cancer Leading Cause of Death Among Firefighters - FireEngineering.com
IAFF: Cancer Leading Cause of Death Among Firefighters  FireEngineering.com

Cancer is now the leading cause of death among firefighters, according to the International Association of Firefighters.


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Torrington firefighters take part in ‘Safety Stand Down’ exercise - Torrington Register Citizen
Torrington firefighters take part in ‘Safety Stand Down’ exercise  Torrington Register Citizen

TORRINGTON —The 2019 Fire *Service* Safety Stand Down week was held June 16-22. The theme of Safety Stand Down 2019 focused on reducing exposure ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



For the Record 7/19 - Firehouse.com
For the Record 7/19  Firehouse.com

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has announced “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape™!” as the theme for Fire ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Dedham firefighter sent to hospital with arm injury suffered during 2-alarm blaze - The Boston Globe
Dedham firefighter sent to hospital with arm injury suffered during 2-alarm blaze  The Boston Globe

A firefighter suffered an arm injury while battling a two-alarm blaze that tore though a Dedham home late Sunday night, displacing seven people, according to ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Video shows SUV plunge into river before witness rescues the 2 occupants - NJ.com
Video shows SUV plunge into river before witness rescues the 2 occupants  NJ.com

A good Samaritan pulled two women from their SUV after the Mercedes they were in went down an embankment and plunged into the Hackensack River at a car ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:09:00 GMT



Can a cancer registry keep firefighters safe? - BBC News
Can a cancer registry keep firefighters safe?  BBC News

Firefighters hope that work and illness diaries can shine a light on cancer-fighting techniques.


Posted on Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Frustrated With IAFF’s Endorsing Biden, Thousands of Firefighters Join Pro-Trump Group - The Epoch Times
Frustrated With IAFF’s Endorsing Biden, Thousands of Firefighters Join Pro-Trump Group  The Epoch Times

Thousands of International Fire Fighters Association (IFFA) union members have joined a pro-Trump social media group after IAFF leader endorsed Joe Biden.


Posted on Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters Union Endorses Gloria for Mayor, Brennan for City Council - Times of San Diego
Firefighters Union Endorses Gloria for Mayor, Brennan for City Council  Times of San Diego

The union representing San Diego's firefighters has endorsed Assemblyman Todd Gloria for Mayor and Aaron Brennan for City Council in District 1.


Posted on Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Water District 19 operators join union - Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Water District 19 operators join union  Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Greetings. It is my pleasure to inform this community that the waterworks operators of Water District 19 have decided to exercise their right to join a union.


Posted on Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:30:00 GMT



Pawtucket RI City, Firefighters Clash Over Suspension, Contract Talks - Firehouse.com
Pawtucket RI City, Firefighters Clash Over Suspension, Contract Talks  Firehouse.com

Pawtucket's firefighters union filed a grievance after an assistant chief's suspension for not changing an injury report, while the mayor canceled a fundraiser to ...


Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Muscular Dystrophy Association and International Association of Fire Fighters Celebrate 65 Years of Fill the Boot Partnership - PRNewswire
Muscular Dystrophy Association and International Association of Fire Fighters Celebrate 65 Years of Fill the Boot Partnership  PRNewswire

CHICAGO, March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- For 65 years, the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) have helped raise critical funds for the Muscular...


Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



IAFF, CA Officials Criticize Trump Following Funding Tweet - Firehouse.com
IAFF, CA Officials Criticize Trump Following Funding Tweet  Firehouse.com

The IAFF called the President's comments about massive wildfires burning throughout California "irresponsible, reckless and insulting."


Posted on Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Powerful Firefighters Union Has A Message For Joe Biden: 'Run, Joe, Run' - HuffPost
Powerful Firefighters Union Has A Message For Joe Biden: 'Run, Joe, Run'  HuffPost

The head of the International Association of Fire Fighters has a decades-old friendship with the former vice president.


Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



This puppy had its head stuck in a piece of lattice until Mission firefighters stepped in - CTV News
This puppy had its head stuck in a piece of lattice until Mission firefighters stepped in  CTV News

You've likely heard about firefighters rescuing the cat in the tree, but what about the dog with its head stuck in a piece of lattice?


Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 22:01:00 GMT



IAFF Memorial Wall Names Added Cancer Deaths Firefighters 9/11 Attacks - Firehouse.com
IAFF Memorial Wall Names Added Cancer Deaths Firefighters 9/11 Attacks  Firehouse.com

The IAFF added 271 names to its Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial in Colorado Springs on Saturday, including 211 firefighters who died from cancer.


Posted on Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Despite 2016 uprising, unions leave endorsements to leaders, not members - Nevada Current
Despite 2016 uprising, unions leave endorsements to leaders, not members  Nevada Current

Labor unions in America spent $108 million in 2016 on efforts to elect Hillary Clinton and congressional Democrats, according to federal campaign finance ...


Posted on Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Flash flooding hits Alexandria, city continues to assess damage - Alexandria Times
Flash flooding hits Alexandria, city continues to assess damage  Alexandria Times

Alexandria and the larger DMV area faced a flash flood emergency on Monday, as four inches of rain fell in about an hour. The National Weather *Service* issued ...


Posted on Thu, 11 Jul 2019 13:29:00 GMT



Nish Vartanian Elected to IAFF Foundation Board of Directors - PRNewswire
Nish Vartanian Elected to IAFF Foundation Board of Directors  PRNewswire

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



A Future in Flames - Firehouse.com
A Future in Flames  Firehouse.com

The Camp Fire in northern California, November 2018, brought horrific images of raging fire in the wildland urban interface (WUI). As fire *service* professionals, ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters March in Support of Striking L.A. Teachers - Firefighter Nation
Firefighters March in Support of Striking L.A. Teachers  Firefighter Nation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are marching in downtown Los Angeles to support public school teachers as their strike enters its second week.


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial service takes place tomorrow - KOAA 5
IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial service takes place tomorrow  KOAA 5

Hundreds of families are arriving in Colorado Springs for this years International Association of Firefighters Memorial. The annual event honors our brave ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Fighters Better Able to Track On-The-Job Exposures to Deadly Carcinogens and Other Toxins - JEMS.com
Fire Fighters Better Able to Track On-The-Job Exposures to Deadly Carcinogens and Other Toxins  JEMS.com

WASHINGTON, DC -- Fire fighters on the front lines protecting their communities now have a valuable tool for recording and providing evidence of work-related ...


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighter union leader calls Trump attacks over Biden endorsement 'counterproductive' | TheHill - The Hill
Firefighter union leader calls Trump attacks over Biden endorsement 'counterproductive' | TheHill  The Hill

The head of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) called President Trump's attacks over the organization's endorsement of former Vice President ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:53:58 GMT



VIdeo: Batavia City Fire, IAFF Local 896, Fill the Boot - The Batavian
VIdeo: Batavia City Fire, IAFF Local 896, Fill the Boot  The Batavian

Video Sponsor Members of Batavia City Fire, IAFF Local 896, were at locations on Main Street and Ellicott Street in Downtown Batavia today for their annual Fill ...


Posted on Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Panel backs Valletta as next fire chief - Cranston Herald
Panel backs Valletta as next fire chief  Cranston Herald

By DANIEL KITTREDGE Assistant Fire Chief Paul Valletta is poised to become the next chief of the Cranston Fire Department. On a unanimous vote Monday, the ...


Posted on Wed, 03 Jul 2019 16:21:00 GMT



Interim fire chief Robinson censured by IAFF | Local News - Ricentral.com
Interim fire chief Robinson censured by IAFF | Local News  Ricentral.com

EAST GREENWICH— At the International Association of Firefighters Conference last week in Seattle, the International Association of Firefighters voted to ...


Posted on Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



July 2019: Stress and addiction addressed by Worker Training Program - Environmental Factor Newsletter
July 2019: Stress and addiction addressed by Worker Training Program  Environmental Factor Newsletter

Workplace stress, substance use, and addiction were the primary topics for the 2019 Worker Training Program workshop.


Posted on Mon, 01 Jul 2019 21:04:37 GMT



Local firefighters raise funds, awareness for breast cancer - Mercer Island Reporter
Local firefighters raise funds, awareness for breast cancer  Mercer Island Reporter

Mercer Island firefighters will join many across the world in recognizing breast cancer awareness month and raising funds to support a local charity.


Posted on Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Paducah Fire Department at lowest number of firefighters in years - WPSD Local 6
Paducah Fire Department at lowest number of firefighters in years  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — One extra body makes a difference when responding to a fire. Paducah's fire chief says it takes everyone on a shift to respond to a fire. A report by ...


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



City Won't Retract Moberly MO Firefighter's Reprimand for Comments - Firehouse.com
City Won't Retract Moberly MO Firefighter's Reprimand for Comments  Firehouse.com

The Moberly firefighter was reprimanded after he publicly voiced his opinion concerning the installation of a new garage door at a fire station.


Posted on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Funeral details for fallen Appleton firefighter released - WGBA-TV
Funeral details for fallen Appleton firefighter released  WGBA-TV

Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin released funeral details for fallen Appleton firefighter Mitchell Lundgaard.


Posted on Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Caster Semenya Loses IAFF Testosterone Battle In Court - Hip-Hop Wired
Caster Semenya Loses IAFF Testosterone Battle In Court  Hip-Hop Wired

Middle-distance track runner Caster Semenya has endured plenty of scrutiny about her genetic makeup and sexual identity for the duration of her career.


Posted on Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Houston's hard-charging fire union president has become mayor's most ardent opponent - Houston Chronicle
Houston's hard-charging fire union president has become mayor's most ardent opponent  Houston Chronicle

Published March 27, 2019. The cheers reverberated throughout White Oak Music Hall on election night even before Marty Lancton strode onstage, flanked by ...


Posted on Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters get peer support training - KOLO
Firefighters get peer support training  KOLO

The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District is supporting a peer support program that will benefit many fire agencies in northern Nevada.


Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Moberly firefighters demand city rescind 'political speech' reprimands - Columbia Daily Tribune
Moberly firefighters demand city rescind 'political speech' reprimands  Columbia Daily Tribune

Moberly's firefighters union is demanding the city back off on a policy limiting political speech by employees on their own time and rescind a letter sent to one ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Kansas City, Missouri, fire union announces endorsement for mayoral candidate - KSHB
Kansas City, Missouri, fire union announces endorsement for mayoral candidate  KSHB

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Wednesday, the Kansas City fire union announced its endorsement for Quinton Lucas. President of the International Association of ...


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Louisiana's Governor Signs Firefighter PTSD Bill - Occupational Health and Safety
Louisiana's Governor Signs Firefighter PTSD Bill  Occupational Health and Safety

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed SB 107, a bill that would add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the list of injuries eligible for workers' ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



RFD union blasts study it asked for - RochesterFirst
RFD union blasts study it asked for  RochesterFirst

Rochester City Hall is claiming a staffing concern expressed by the city's firefighters union is “without merit.”


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Serious Crash Sends 1 To Hospital In Alexandria - Patch.com
Serious Crash Sends 1 To Hospital In Alexandria  Patch.com

Serious Crash Sends 1 To Hospital In Alexandria - West End Alexandria, VA - The crash on Duke Street involved a car and truck.


Posted on Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Project Nashville: Will Two New Fire Stations Really Help? - WZTV
Project Nashville: Will Two New Fire Stations Really Help?  WZTV

James Wright's only been in the Nashville area five months. He shows Fox 17 News his favorite sign hanging on a wall which reads, 'A little bit Yankee. A little bit ...


Posted on Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



WATCH: Sudbury Firefighters Union Stands With Stop & Shop Strike - Sudbury, MA Patch
WATCH: Sudbury Firefighters Union Stands With Stop & Shop Strike  Sudbury, MA Patch

Sudbury Firefighters Union Stands With Stop & Shop - Sudbury, MA - The Sudbury Firefighters IAFF Local 2023 announced they stand behind the Stop & Shop ...


Posted on Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Jersey City Extends Firefighters' Contract - InsiderNJ
Jersey City Extends Firefighters' Contract  InsiderNJ

Jersey City Extends Firefighters' Contract, Working with IAFF Local 1066 to Guarantee Every Firehouse Remains Open 365 Days a Year. What: Mayor Steven M.


Posted on Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Live: Biden International Association of Fire Fighters conference - Alabama's News Leader
Live: Biden International Association of Fire Fighters conference  Alabama's News Leader

WASHINGTON (SBG) — Vice President Biden is scheduled to speak during the 2019 IAFF Alfred K. Whitehead Legislative Conference. He will address more ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF to Host 30 Mayors in Fire Operation Drills in Turnout Gear in Boston - Firehouse.com
IAFF to Host 30 Mayors in Fire Operation Drills in Turnout Gear in Boston  Firehouse.com

These dedicated city leaders will don firefighting turnout gear (weighing over 60 pounds) and participate in FIRE OPS 101 (#IAFFMayorsFIREOPS), a series of ...


Posted on Sat, 02 Jun 2018 01:52:04 GMT



Over $24000 raised by Cranston Fire Fighters to support muscular diseases - Cranston Herald
Over $24000 raised by Cranston Fire Fighters to support muscular diseases  Cranston Herald

During the 2018 Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Fill the Boot campaign, the dedicated members of the Cranston Fire Fighters IAFF Local 1363 took to ...


Posted on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF's president blasts White House for lack of 9/11 fund support - Fire Chief
IAFF's president blasts White House for lack of 9/11 fund support  Fire Chief

It would also be helpful if the administration would kind of weigh in and I haven't really seen any specific indication from them on where they stand,” IAFF ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Shines Spotlight on Cancer in the Fire Service - JEMS.com
Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Shines Spotlight on Cancer in the Fire Service  JEMS.com

The deadly truth about cancer in the fire *service* will be front and center September 15 as fire fighters and paramedics from across the U.S. and Canada join ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Two South King Fire and Rescue divisions file for union representation - Federal Way Mirror
Two South King Fire and Rescue divisions file for union representation  Federal Way Mirror

Two divisions of South King Fire and Rescue have filed representation petitions to join the IAFF Local 2024 union to solidify their conditions of work amid ...


Posted on Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Local 12 celebrates 100 years, hosts professional fire fighters at convention - WTRF
IAFF Local 12 celebrates 100 years, hosts professional fire fighters at convention  WTRF

The City of Wheeling will soon host the 2018 Professional Fire Fighters of West Virginia State Convention.


Posted on Mon, 14 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters, ready to deal with Trump, get little so far - The Washington Post
Firefighters, ready to deal with Trump, get little so far  The Washington Post

Before the 2016 election, few major labor unions were as helpful to Donald Trump as the International Association of Fire Fighters. After backing a series of ...


Posted on Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT



Morgantown firefighters claim city doesn't properly pay them for holiday work - West Virginia Record
Morgantown firefighters claim city doesn't properly pay them for holiday work  West Virginia Record

MORGANTOWN – Members of the Morgantown Fire Department have filed a lawsuit alleging the city hasn't properly compensated them for working on holidays.


Posted on Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Dover Twp. resident and Baltimore firefighter remembered - York Dispatch
Dover Twp. resident and Baltimore firefighter remembered  York Dispatch

He was always up for any adventure and could tell a really good story, said 1st Capital Harley Davidson General Manager Heather Goodwin.


Posted on Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Tacoma WA Firefighter Union President Suspended For Treatment of Women - Firehouse.com
Tacoma WA Firefighter Union President Suspended For Treatment of Women  Firehouse.com

The president of Tacoma's firefighter union was suspended for 30 days without pay for regularly using derogatory terms to describe female colleagues.


Posted on Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



City reaches collective agreement with IAFF Local 5182 - My Lloydminster Now
City reaches collective agreement with IAFF Local 5182  My Lloydminster Now

Lloydminster City Council has approved the first collective agreement between the City of Lloydminster and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



‘Line of death’ funeral planned for Surrey firefighter who had occupational cancer - Surrey Now-Leader
‘Line of death’ funeral planned for Surrey firefighter who had occupational cancer  Surrey Now-Leader

A “line of duty” funeral *service* will be held for a Surrey firefighter on Monday (July 15). Retired battalion chief William (Bill) Robertson died on June 30 after ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Ohio Fire Department Releases Report on 2015 Line of Duty Death - Firefighter Nation
Ohio Fire Department Releases Report on 2015 Line of Duty Death  Firefighter Nation

HAMILTON, Ohio (Cincinnati.com) - An internal investigation by the Hamilton Fire Department into the line-of-duty death of firefighter Patrick Wolterman in 2015 ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters Union President Responds To Donald Trump After POTUS Criticizes Union For Endorsing Biden - The Inquisitr
Firefighters Union President Responds To Donald Trump After POTUS Criticizes Union For Endorsing Biden  The Inquisitr

The president of the country's largest firefighters union has responded after Donald Trump lashed out at the union for endorsing Joe Biden for president in 2020, ...


Posted on Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



UPDATE: Savannah Professional Firefighters Union head convicted, fired - WSAV-TV
UPDATE: Savannah Professional Firefighters Union head convicted, fired  WSAV-TV

The head of a Savannah firefighter union is behind bars in Colorado and out of a job.


Posted on Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



MDA Partners with Jackson Summit L1306 Fire Fighters to Kick Off Annual Fill the Boot Campaign - WSYM-TV
MDA Partners with Jackson Summit L1306 Fire Fighters to Kick Off Annual Fill the Boot Campaign  WSYM-TV

"The members of the Jackson Summit Fire Department Local 1306 display an unwavering support for MDA as they raise critical funds to help our families get the ...


Posted on Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Trio Representing Noles At NACAC In Mexico - Seminoles.com
Trio Representing Noles At NACAC In Mexico  Seminoles.com

Live Results TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Sometimes dreams materialize when you least expect them. That's certainly the case for Florida State's Elizabeth ...


Posted on Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fulton firefighter agreement passes - Fulton Sun
Fulton firefighter agreement passes  Fulton Sun

After years of back and forth, Fulton firefighters will soon have a contract.


Posted on Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters Union Gets Collective Bargaining on Colorado Springs CO Ballot - Firehouse.com
Firefighters Union Gets Collective Bargaining on Colorado Springs CO Ballot  Firehouse.com

The Colorado Springs firefighters union collected around 16000 signatures in order to place the question on the April ballot over the objections of the mayor and ...


Posted on Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Asst. chief suspended for not following order to change report on firefighter’s amputation injury - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
Asst. chief suspended for not following order to change report on firefighter’s amputation injury  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Report cited a lack of funding for causing a ladder truck to be out of *service* the night of the injury.


Posted on Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



I-Team: National Data Shows Firefighters' Mental, Emotional Health Not Getting Enough Attention - NBC New York
I-Team: National Data Shows Firefighters' Mental, Emotional Health Not Getting Enough Attention  NBC New York

In his more than 25 years as a firefighter in Stamford, Connecticut, Capt. Jacques Roy thought he could handle anything – until the smoke cleared from a ...


Posted on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Weirton firefighters file petition to stop work changes, creation of new city position - West Virginia Record
Weirton firefighters file petition to stop work changes, creation of new city position  West Virginia Record

NEW CUMBERLAND – Claiming the department is “critically understaffed,” Weirton firefighters are seeking an injunction to prevent the city from creating and ...


Posted on Wed, 05 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Alarms Will Ring Simultaneously to Mark IAFF's 100th Anniversary - Firehouse.com
Fire Alarms Will Ring Simultaneously to Mark IAFF's 100th Anniversary  Firehouse.com

Alarms in fire stations across the United States and Canada will sound at 2 p.m on Feb. 28 to mark the 100-year anniversary of the IAFF's creation.


Posted on Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Carroll County Fire Fighters vote to form local IAFF Union - Baltimore Post-Examiner
Carroll County Fire Fighters vote to form local IAFF Union  Baltimore Post-Examiner

In a move that has been discussed in station houses for more than a decade, a group of Carroll County fire fighters has officially voted to form a union.


Posted on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Releases Report on Growing Risk of PTSD, Cancer for Firefighters and Paramedics - FireEngineering.com
IAFF Releases Report on Growing Risk of PTSD, Cancer for Firefighters and Paramedics  FireEngineering.com

New research reveals firefighters and paramedics are experiencing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) at rates comparable to combat veterans and ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT



Meet The At-Large Council Candidates: How They've Navigated Thorny Projects - WPLN
Meet The At-Large Council Candidates: How They've Navigated Thorny Projects  WPLN

Sometimes, a predictable "job interview" question yields interesting answers. In the third of three questions, WPLN asked the candidates for the at-large.


Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 23:04:33 GMT



Biden scores first union endorsement - Politico
Biden scores first union endorsement  Politico

Lawmakers propose 10 percent funding increase for DOL — Women don the blue collar.


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Elderly woman dies in South Pitt Street fire - Alexandria Times
Elderly woman dies in South Pitt Street fire  Alexandria Times

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com An elderly woman was found dead in a townhouse fire on South Pitt Street early Wednesday morning, according.


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



SCOTUS: Non-Members Need Not Pay Public Unions - EMSWorld
SCOTUS: Non-Members Need Not Pay Public Unions  EMSWorld

The fire *service* could be among the industries most affected.


Posted on Wed, 27 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters union rips into Trump over threat to withhold FEMA funding from California | TheHill - The Hill
Firefighters union rips into Trump over threat to withhold FEMA funding from California | TheHill  The Hill

The head of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) on Wednesday blasted President Trump over his threat to stop sending federal funding to ...


Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Phoenix firefighters instrumental in opening addiction recovery center - AZFamily
Phoenix firefighters instrumental in opening addiction recovery center  AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Firefighters run toward danger when others run from it. They are there to help people in the worst of times, but sometimes they need ...


Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Racial slur claimed on tape of firehouse incident - Cranston Herald
Racial slur claimed on tape of firehouse incident  Cranston Herald

By DANIEL KITTREDGE The president of the NAACP's Providence branch has alleged that the nominee to become the next chief of the Cranston Fire ...


Posted on Wed, 10 Jul 2019 16:36:00 GMT



Fire Engineering Chief Bobby Halton Interviews IAFF President Harold Schaitberger - FireEngineering.com
Fire Engineering Chief Bobby Halton Interviews IAFF President Harold Schaitberger  FireEngineering.com

Live from the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) cancer summit in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger speaks ...


Posted on Wed, 31 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT



 

 
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