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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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      5th Annual Billy Delanoy/PFFA Local 274 Golf Outing
      05/24/18 - IAFF Local 274
      The 5th Annual Billy Delanoy/PFFA Local 274 Golf Outing will be held Wednesday September 19th at Westchester Hills Country Club in White Plains.Contacts are Kevin Clampet-kevinclampet@gmail.com(914-715-1139) Tim Ryan-914-494-3075,Mike Fiorentino 914-364-2743 or Greg Delanoy 914-837-0518 See attached flier and sponson form.
      Passport To Safety
      05/24/18 - IAFF Local 1164
      Saturday June 9th From 10am-2pm at Livonia Police & Fire Stations http://livoniapassporttosafety.
      Tunnels to Towers 5k
      05/23/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      The Inaugural Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Run / Walk in North Conway on July 14th. Follow the footsteps of 9/11 hero, firefighter Stephen Siller to ensure that we never forget and honor the sacrifices of our fire responders and military heroes. All proceeds benefit the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.
      Why Cancer Is a Work-Related Illness for Firefighters
      05/23/18 - IAFF Local 3556
      Find out why this is the largest health-related issue facing firefighters today.
      Ric Fenoglio Retirement Event
      05/23/18 - IAFF Local 21
      2018 Local 21 MDA Golf Tournament
      05/23/18 - IAFF Local 21
      Annual Firefighter's Memorial Sunday
      05/22/18 - IAFF Local 739
      Annual Firefighter's Memorial Sunday Sunday June 10, 2018 Lynn Firefighter's Lot Pine Grove Cemetery Breakfast at Brothers Deli on Market St for members only, 7-9 AM Members to assemble at Broadway at       9:15 AM, step off at 9:30 AM Ceremony at Firefighter's Lot at 10 AM After the service members and children will march back to Broadway.
      CPFF Annual
      05/22/18 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      The 2018 CPFF Annual Meeting will take place on Monday June 11th and Tuesday June 12th in Greeley, CO. Golf will take place at the Boomerang Links on Sunday, June 10th at 1 PM and hotel rooms will be provided for the 12 Delegates attending the meeting. Players and Delegates will be determined by the number of CPFF Meetings attended.
      Wednesday, June 27, 2018: Hartford Yard Goats Event
      05/22/18 - UPFFA
      Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Richmond Flying Squirrels (San Francisco Giants) Vs.
      2018 MCFFA Golf Tournament
      05/22/18 - IAFF local 1289
      This years Widows and Orphans Charity Golf Tournament will be on October 11, 2018 at Diablo Grande. For tickets visit the important links section or go to, https://squareup.com/store/MCFFA1289 .
      2018 Worlds of Fun - KCMO Employee Appreciation Day
      05/22/18 - IAFF Local 42
      SAVE THE DATE
      05/21/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Hamden Tornado 5-15-18
      05/20/18 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
      TORNADO STRIKE IN HAMDEN- 5/15/18 HAMDEN — After a tornado tore through Hamden Tuesday, leaving destruction it its path, the town needed to utilize the fire department’s two all-terrain vehicles.
      Memorial Sunday
      05/20/18 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
      Looking for Web design help
      05/20/18 - IAFF Local 1403
      We are looking for a member or members that have experience in web design. The local wants to improve our webpage and need your help.  Thanks Please contact Gabe Nemeth  305-281-1184 cell Gabe.nemeth@local1403.
      Kitchen Fire on Reichert Circle
      05/20/18 - IAFF Local 1081
      At 2:17pm on May 14th the Westport Fire Department was dispatched to a report of an appliance fire at a home on Reichert Circle. The Fire Department responded with 2 engines, 1 ladder truck, and the shift commander. The first arriving unit arrived and reported a smoke condition in the home due a fire in the kitchen.
      Extrication on I-95
      05/20/18 - IAFF Local 1081
      On April 29th, The Westport Fire Department was dispatched to I 95 Southbound between exits 18 and 17 for a report of a motor vehicle accident. The initial dispatch was for Engine 5, Rescue 3 and the Shift Commander. Engine 5 arrived and found two vehicles that were involved, both sustaining damage and that the driver of one of the vehicles was trapped in his car.
      Drone footage shows challenges of Clark Fork River rescue (video)
      05/19/18 - IAFF Local 271
      MISSOULA - Drone video provided by the Missoula County Sheriff's Office shows the dangers and challenges that first responders faced while rescuing a handful of homeless people from their camp in the middle of the Clark Fork River on Thursday.
      Missoula Floods - Missoula Fire Department's Swiftwater Rescue Team
      05/19/18 - IAFF Local 271
      KPAX MISSOULA - When you think of firefighters there's the image of brave men and women pressing their way into a raging inferno extinguishing a blaze and saving people.  But in Missoula -- and especially this time of the year -- the most demanding calls for help have nothing to do with fire, and everything to do with water.
      2018 GREATER BINGHAMTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BRIDGE RUN
      05/19/18 - Lets Fire Cancer
      A HUGE "THANK YOU" to The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce for selecting The Retired Professional Fire Fighters Cancer Fund as this year's CHARITY PARTNER for the 2018 Binghamton Bridge Run. On May 15, 2018, Chamber C.E.O. and President of The Chamber, Jennifer Conway presented a $2,000. check to R.P.F.F.C.F. President William Newland.
      2018 KC Royals - Firefighter Appreciation Night
      05/18/18 - IAFF Local 42
      FCSN Health and Wellness Symposium
      05/17/18 - PFFA
      Greenville Firefighters endorse Home Fire Sprinkler Day on May 19, 2018
      05/17/18 - Greenville Professional Firefighters
      “Every year, the majority of fire deaths in North America happen in the home,” says Lt. Steve Thompson of Greenville Professional Firefighters Local 1976. “Simply put, that’s unacceptable. There is a solution and it starts with the State Legislature and local support.
      2018 DFFA Burn Fund Golf Outing - August 24, 2018
      05/17/18 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
      2018 Nashville Fire Fighters Charity Golf Tournament
      05/17/18 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
      Download Player Registration Form here.
      Breakfast with Chief Perez
      05/17/18 - IAFF Local 1403
      Breakfast at Station 30 with Chief Perez
      Fishing Tournament
      05/17/18 - IAFF Local 1403
      Broward County Firefighters Benevolent Associations fishing tournament
      Local 76 Golf Tournament 2018
      05/16/18 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
      The Somerville Firefighters Local 76 Annual Davy Fitz Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on June 15th at the Hillview Golf Course in North Reading. 8 am start, see Steve Layton or the Credit Union to sign up.
      2018 Local 34 Arkansas Children's Hospital Golf Tournament
      05/16/18 - Arkansas Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Brothers and sisters, Just a reminder about the 26th Annual Local 34/Arkansas Children's Hospital Burn Center Golf Tournament. Attached is the registration information. Spots are filling up, so get your team together. Also, if anyone knows of a local business that may be interested in being a sponsor, contact me at (501)772-5034.
      Nashville Local 140 Golf Tournament
      05/16/18 - IAFF 14th District
      Friends & Supporters of the Nashville Fire Fighters Association:   Mark your calendar!  Our annual Charity Golf Tournament benefiting the Nashville Fire Fighters Association Foundation Disaster Relief Fund will be on Monday,  June 18, 2018 with a shotgun start at 12:00 pm Noon.  This year the Tournament will be played at Old Hickory Country Club in Nashville, TN.
      MSCFF NEW Mobile App
      05/15/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      The Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters is proud to introduce our newest communication tool; the UnionActive™ Mobile Application for Android, iOS Smartphones and Tablets.  This new technology works in concert with our website.  All this is required to use the Mobile App is to be a registered user with the MSCFF website.
      Kansas City Historical Society Raffle
      05/15/18 - IAFF Local 42
      NCPERS Executive Board Members
      05/15/18 - UPFFA
      KC Chiefs Season Tickets Offer
      05/15/18 - IAFF Local 42
      Kansas City Historical Society Raffle
      05/15/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      Brookline Firefighters Fight For Air Climb
      05/14/18 - Brookline Fire Fighters
      Members of Brookline Firefighters Local 950 participated in the American Lung Association 2018 Fight For Air Climb. Our firefighters came in 3rd place raising over $9300 for the Lung Association.
      Mike Donahue Retirement Luncheon
      05/14/18 - International Association of Firefighters
      We will be celebrating Fire Inspector Mike Donahue's 31+ years of Government service with a luncheon on June 24th at the Mainside Fire Station (Station 94-1). The Luncheon will be from 1300 until 1600. All food and drinks will be provided by Local F-147. All family, friends and co-workers of Mike's are welcome to attend.
      LYRICS CHAMPS (SHARING FOR SOMERVILLE FIRE)
      05/14/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Fire Wives Social
      05/14/18 - IAFF Local 3169
      Fire Wives of Marion County Hi All! I’m Jess Majoros, wife of Andrew Majoros St31A.  Some of you may know us, probably most of you do not - That is one of the reasons I approached the Union asking to start this “social club”.  I come from growing up in a close-knit department of both police and fire and expected the same when we moved up here.
      Early Voting
      05/14/18 - IAFF Local 51
      Remember to get out and vote, your vote can make a difference in your local government. Endorsed Candidates: County Judge - John Cook County Court #5 - Jesus Rodriguez Justice of the Peace #3 - Josh Herrera  Early voting started May 14 to 19 and Election Day is May 22.  Please get and vote you do make a difference.
      St. Pat's T-shirt Fund awarded
      05/14/18 - IAFF 1826
      To all Local 1826 Members, Our St. Pat's T-shirt fund was awarded to the Escarra Family. The amount was $6447.66, please read a message from the Escarra Family and see attachment: Jeff, It was great seeing you. Bellow is a thank you to all the union members. Thank you, I can't believe it's been five months since we came to Boston for my daughter's surgery.
      District 6, LAFD, DVP/Assistant DVP Nominations
      05/14/18 - IAFF 1826
      To all Local 1826 District 6, LAFD, Members, Nominations for the positions of DVP and DVP Assistant for District 6 will be accepted at the Local 1826 Bi-Monthly meeting on June 28th, 2018. Meeting starts at 6:30PM at the SWFL International Airport Training Center, 15924 Air Cargo Lane, Ft. Myers, Fl.
      Lieutenant Promotion
      05/14/18 - IAFF Local 801
      Congratulations go out to the DFD's newest Lieutenant, Jon DeJoseph!  Jon took the unusual route of being promoted to Fire Lieutenant after he has served as a Deputy Fire Marshal for the past several years.  Jon has also served as a past Local 801 Treasurer.  Jon was sworn in as Fire Lieutenant in a ceremony at City Hall on May 3, 2018.  LT.
      Rafa
      05/13/18 - IAFF Local 51
      Fellow Brother and Sisters, If you have not seen or heard, one of our own,  Lt Rafael "Rafa" Rodriguez is battling cancer once again.  For those of you who have not had the pleasure of meeting or working with Lt. Rodriguez, let me introduce him to you.  Rafael Rodriguez has been serving the department and his community for over 18 years.
      Kippels / Barkley Retirement Events
      05/12/18 - IAFF Local 21
      Lone Tree Plane Crash
      05/12/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 8:23 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018, Local 2164 members responded to a plane crash in Lone Tree near Ridgegate Parkway and Stepping Stone Circle. The first call came from the Centennial Airport Control Tower after they lost radar contact with the aircraft. The initial response was 12 units including specialized 4x4 airport rescue and firefighting trucks and medic units.
      2018 lLEGISLATIVE SUMMARY
      05/12/18 - UPFFA
      2018 Legislative Session Summary The 2018 legislative session adjourned sine die at midnight on May 9th.
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