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Covering Colorado Firefighters volunteer time, help with travel for IAFF Memorial Sam Kraemer 10:50 PM - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
Covering Colorado Firefighters volunteer time, help with travel for IAFF Memorial Sam Kraemer 10:50 PM  KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

Days before the bagpipes are played, names are read and bell is rung, Colorado Springs-area firefighters volunteer their time to make the International ...


Posted on Fri, 20 Sep 2019 04:51:40 GMT



Names of 2 York City firefighters killed in March 2018 etched into IAFF Wall of Honor Memorial in Colorado - WPMT FOX 43
Names of 2 York City firefighters killed in March 2018 etched into IAFF Wall of Honor Memorial in Colorado  WPMT FOX 43

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The names of two York City firefighters who were killed after a partial collapse of the Weaver Organ and Piano Building in March ...


Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019 20:20:00 GMT



Local News Tulsa Firefighters to participate in 3rd Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Katie Hader - kjrh.com
Local News Tulsa Firefighters to participate in 3rd Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Katie Hader  kjrh.com

According to TulsaFirefighters.org, the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 176, which represents Tulsa Firefighters, is sponsoring, participating ...


Posted on Mon, 09 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



International Association of Fire Fighters prepping for Hurricane Dorian - WTOC
International Association of Fire Fighters prepping for Hurricane Dorian  WTOC

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The International Association of Fire Fighters is helping to get firefighters in Savannah prepared for Hurricane Dorian.


Posted on Sun, 01 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Pocatello City Council candidate forum to be held Monday and Tuesday - Idaho State Journal
Pocatello City Council candidate forum to be held Monday and Tuesday  Idaho State Journal

POCATELLO — Pocatello Firefighters IAFF Local 187 and Pocatello Police Officers FOP Lodge 13 are partnering for a Pocatello City Council candidate forum.


Posted on Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:44:00 GMT



Watchdog: Ex-Kissimmee Fire Lieutenant, Girlfriend, Arrested in Fraud Case - News 13
Watchdog: Ex-Kissimmee Fire Lieutenant, Girlfriend, Arrested in Fraud Case  News 13

A former Kissimmee Fire Department lieutenant who was fired late last year after an internal investigation is now facing charges.


Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019 20:29:00 GMT



'I know my life has purpose' Jacksonville fireman battling PTSD, alcoholism finds help through IAFF - ActionNewsJax.com
'I know my life has purpose' Jacksonville fireman battling PTSD, alcoholism finds help through IAFF  ActionNewsJax.com

They fight fires, but that's not all. Sometimes, firefighters have to fight a different kind of battle.


Posted on Wed, 28 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fallen Draper firefighter to be added to memorial wall - ABC 4
Fallen Draper firefighter to be added to memorial wall  ABC 4

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (ABC4 News)- Fallen Draper City Fire Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett's name will be added to the fallen firefighter memorial wall.


Posted on Fri, 20 Sep 2019 20:21:00 GMT



Firefighters sue to bring back binding arbitration | News - Palo Alto Online
Firefighters sue to bring back binding arbitration | News  Palo Alto Online

Palo Alto's largest firefighters union is waging a legal battle to bring back a law that required contract disputes between the city and its public-safety unions to be ...


Posted on Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:11:00 GMT



Fredonia Fire Fighters support MDA with annual Fill the Boot drive | News, Sports, Jobs - Evening Observer
Fredonia Fire Fighters support MDA with annual Fill the Boot drive | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

The Fredonia Professional Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 2931 is showing its continued support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) as its ...


Posted on Sun, 25 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Local firefighters "Fill the Boot" campaign for MDA - KLEW
Local firefighters "Fill the Boot" campaign for MDA  KLEW

This weekend local firefighters' unions hit the streets for their biggest fundraiser of the year. On the Saturday of Hot August Nights, you always see local ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Rome firefighters raise more than $6K for Muscular Dystrophy Association - WKTV
Rome firefighters raise more than $6K for Muscular Dystrophy Association  WKTV

The Rome IAFF #694 Fire Department collected more than $6000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) during their 'Fill the Boot' campaign.


Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019 14:54:00 GMT



Coalition of unions backs incumbent Passero for New London mayor - theday.com
Coalition of unions backs incumbent Passero for New London mayor  theday.com

New London — Four local unions representing city employees joined with two statewide union leaders on Thursday to endorse incumbent Democratic Mayor ...


Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019 21:25:14 GMT



Nashville firefighters kickoff 'Fill the Boot' campaign benefiting Muscular Dystrophy Association - NewsChannel5.com
Nashville firefighters kickoff 'Fill the Boot' campaign benefiting Muscular Dystrophy Association  NewsChannel5.com

Nashville Fire Department's annual "fill the boot" campaign kicked off Tuesday. The fundraiser benefits the Muscular Dystrophy Association.


Posted on Tue, 10 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Zephyr hosting spin class fundraiser in Bozeman for firefighters - KULR-TV
Zephyr hosting spin class fundraiser in Bozeman for firefighters  KULR-TV

BOZEMAN- Hop on a bike and get your cardio session in at a special spin class to benefit local firefighters.


Posted on Fri, 13 Sep 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Baltimore Firefighters Union Call On Lawmakers To Retract New Fire Response Policy - CBS Baltimore
Baltimore Firefighters Union Call On Lawmakers To Retract New Fire Response Policy  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Firefighters Union tweeted that Baltimore City Fire Department began sending less fire equipment to reported fires starting ...


Posted on Sun, 01 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



2nd annual MDA Open held in Orrington - WABI
2nd annual MDA Open held in Orrington  WABI

The Bangor Professional Firefighters MDA Open brought in golfers from all over the state.


Posted on Sun, 25 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



J'ville firefighters support MDA with annual 'Fill the Boot' drive - Jacksonville Daily Progress
J'ville firefighters support MDA with annual 'Fill the Boot' drive  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Jacksonville Fire Department is showing its continued support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) as its members kick off the annual “Fill the ...


Posted on Sat, 31 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Jason Chafin: Why your Muncie firefighters support the upcoming EMS service - Muncie Star Press
Jason Chafin: Why your Muncie firefighters support the upcoming EMS service  Muncie Star Press

I am writing this today to let the public know the men and women of the Muncie Fire Department that I represent as members of IAFF Local 1348 are prepared, ...


Posted on Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Letter to the Editor: A thank you to the residents of Stevens Point and Portage County - Stevens Point News
Letter to the Editor: A thank you to the residents of Stevens Point and Portage County  Stevens Point News

Dear editor,. 2019 was another successful year! We would like to extend a big thank you to those who donated to our annual 'Fill the Boot' Campaign for the ...


Posted on Fri, 20 Sep 2019 02:53:30 GMT



Republican Tim Smith excited about firefighters union endorsement in mayor's race - Fort Wayne's NBC
Republican Tim Smith excited about firefighters union endorsement in mayor's race  Fort Wayne's NBC

The Tim Smith for Mayor campaign has picked up a $10000 check from the city's firefighters union.


Posted on Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Ocean Shores firefighters union endorses Dingler, Conniry critical - The Daily World
Ocean Shores firefighters union endorses Dingler, Conniry critical  The Daily World

The Ocean Shores Professional Firefighters union, IAFF Local 2109, last week endorsed the re-election bid of Mayor Crystal Dingler. Her opponent, City Council ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



17 things to do in or around Colorado Springs this weekend: Pueblo chiles, fall colors, Oktoberfest, air show, custom guitars - Colorado Springs Gazette
17 things to do in or around Colorado Springs this weekend: Pueblo chiles, fall colors, Oktoberfest, air show, custom guitars  Colorado Springs Gazette

So many things to do in and around Colorado Springs this weekend. Here are a few of our favorites.


Posted on Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMT



Large-scale incident safety for first responders | September 2019 - Safety+Health magazine
Large-scale incident safety for first responders | September 2019  Safety+Health magazine

For first responders, the 9/11 terrorist attacks were a mind-numbingly unique and devastating event. “It was hard to prepare for something of that magnitude.


Posted on Sun, 25 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters host youth fundraiser | News, Sports, Jobs - Youngstown Vindicator
Firefighters host youth fundraiser | News, Sports, Jobs  Youngstown Vindicator

PURSE BINGO: The Youngstown City Firefighters IAFF Local 312 Union is hosting a purse bingo fundraiser for the City of Youngstown Youth beginning 5 p.m. ...


Posted on Thu, 05 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



NH Primary Source: Joe Biden endorsed by NH firefighters, union members - WMUR Manchester
NH Primary Source: Joe Biden endorsed by NH firefighters, union members  WMUR Manchester

Former Vice President Joe Biden has picked up the endorsements of four New Hampshire fire fighters and union members.


Posted on Thu, 29 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Here's where and when you can help firefighters 'Fill the Boot' for MDA - West Seattle Blog
Here's where and when you can help firefighters 'Fill the Boot' for MDA  West Seattle Blog

Seattle Fire Fighters Union IAFF Local 27, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, are getting ready for the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign ...


Posted on Wed, 18 Sep 2019 02:43:00 GMT



Fill The Boot Campaign For MDA Returns In Fairfax County - Burke, VA Patch
Fill The Boot Campaign For MDA Returns In Fairfax County  Burke, VA Patch

Fill The Boot Campaign For MDA Returns In Fairfax - Burke, VA - Fairfax County's Fill the Boot campaign raised the most donations of any jurisdiction in the U.S. ...


Posted on Wed, 28 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire fighters level criticism at Mayor Steele - KSNB Local 4
Fire fighters level criticism at Mayor Steele  KSNB Local 4

The Grand Island Professional Fire Fighters levied criticism at Mayor Roger Steele on Tuesday. This is after the Mayor approved the city budget without allowing ...


Posted on Tue, 17 Sep 2019 22:49:03 GMT



Ruling: Dracut violated agreement when it directed firefighter to undergo psych eval - Lowell Sun
Ruling: Dracut violated agreement when it directed firefighter to undergo psych eval  Lowell Sun

DRACUT — The American Arbitration Association Voluntary Labor Tribunal has found that the town of Dracut violated a collective bargaining agreement when it ...


Posted on Mon, 09 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Stop the Bleed program to be implemented in Crawford Central School District - YourErie
Stop the Bleed program to be implemented in Crawford Central School District  YourErie

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 515 is taking the steps towards community preparedness, training and outreach. Part of the initiative is ...


Posted on Mon, 16 Sep 2019 17:29:00 GMT



Is Buffalo firefighter's cancer death "work-related?" - WKBW-TV
Is Buffalo firefighter's cancer death "work-related?"  WKBW-TV

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo Fire Captain Patrick J. Stanton was laid to rest on August 31st with full honors after the firefighter lost his battle against a very ...


Posted on Tue, 03 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Bethlehem fire vs. cops softball game honors 9/11 victims (PHOTOS) - lehighvalleylive.com
Bethlehem fire vs. cops softball game honors 9/11 victims (PHOTOS)  lehighvalleylive.com

Bethlehem firefighters and police took to the softball field Wednesday for a good-natured rivalry that has come to mean something more over the past 18 years.


Posted on Wed, 11 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fill the Boot drive underway through 5 pm in city | News, Sports, Jobs - Evening Observer
Fill the Boot drive underway through 5 pm in city | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

The Dunkirk Professional Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 616 is showing its continued support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association as its members are ...


Posted on Thu, 29 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Orange County Professional Firefighters Association endorses Katrina Foley for Senate District 37 - Orange County Breeze
Orange County Professional Firefighters Association endorses Katrina Foley for Senate District 37  Orange County Breeze

Katrina Foley announced a powerful endorsement from the Orange County Professional Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 3631.


Posted on Thu, 12 Sep 2019 19:30:00 GMT



» Blog Archive » $5.6 Million for Firefighters in Western Maryland announced - WCBC Radio
» Blog Archive » $5.6 Million for Firefighters in Western Maryland announced  WCBC Radio

September 19th, 2019 by WCBC Radio. U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Representatives Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) today ...


Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019 20:38:06 GMT



15 elected officials participate in 'Fire Ops 101,' get a taste of what firefighters deal with daily - KTVU San Francisco
15 elected officials participate in 'Fire Ops 101,' get a taste of what firefighters deal with daily  KTVU San Francisco

It's the *service* you hope never to have to use, but you're always grateful it's there. Firefighters, paramedics and EMTs there to help you in an emergency.


Posted on Sun, 15 Sep 2019 01:19:00 GMT



Dunkirk firefighters plan Fill the Boot event Thursday | News, Sports, Jobs - Evening Observer
Dunkirk firefighters plan Fill the Boot event Thursday | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

The Dunkirk Professional Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 616 is showing its continued support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association as its members kick ...


Posted on Wed, 28 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighter's passing determined as Line of Duty Death - Monroe Monitor
Firefighter's passing determined as Line of Duty Death  Monroe Monitor

[Monroe, WA] – In 2018, Fire District 7 reported the unexpected loss of one of their own, firefighter/paramedic Erik Shouse. His death was reviewed by Labor and ...


Posted on Wed, 04 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Covering Colorado CSFD reinstates squad amid budget shortfall of up to $1 million Sam Kraemer 10 - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
Covering Colorado CSFD reinstates squad amid budget shortfall of up to $1 million Sam Kraemer 10  KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

The Colorado Springs Fire Department temporarily shut down an emergency response program and is cutting back in other areas after discovering a budget ...


Posted on Fri, 13 Sep 2019 23:52:23 GMT



Firefighters in Western Maryland awarded around $5.5 million - WDVM 25
Firefighters in Western Maryland awarded around $5.5 million  WDVM 25

Frederick County, Md. (WDVM) — Firefighters in Frederick County have been award around $5.5 million to pay for 38 additional firefighters positions. Frederick ...


Posted on Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:50:00 GMT



Firefighters throw support behind Zoppo-Sassu - Bristol Observer
Firefighters throw support behind Zoppo-Sassu  Bristol Observer

In a press release Bristol Firefighters IAFF Local 773 President Sean Lennon said “Firefighters support those who support us, and Ellen has been with us every ...


Posted on Mon, 16 Sep 2019 19:14:54 GMT



YOU CAN HELP! Transform the West Seattle Junction walkthrough - West Seattle Blog
YOU CAN HELP! Transform the West Seattle Junction walkthrough  West Seattle Blog

The walkthrough on the west side of California SW midblock between SW Edmunds and SW Alaska will be the site of a one-of-a-kind volunteer work party next ...


Posted on Tue, 17 Sep 2019 01:02:00 GMT



In Need Of Help | News, Sports, Jobs - Jamestown Post Journal
In Need Of Help | News, Sports, Jobs  Jamestown Post Journal

The union representing members of the Jamestown Fire Department took aim Monday at Mayor Sam Teresi, stating his staffing policies have put city residents ...


Posted on Tue, 10 Sep 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



2020 Dems battle for N.H.'s small but influential labor unions - Concord Monitor
2020 Dems battle for N.H.'s small but influential labor unions  Concord Monitor

The way Glenn Brackett sees it, “labor in New Hampshire fights way above its weight class.”Brackett, the president of the New Hampshire AFL-CIO, highlighted ...


Posted on Fri, 30 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



'Miracles Do Happen': Fairfax Co. Fire Hopeful Missing Firefighters Will Be Found - NBC4 Washington
'Miracles Do Happen': Fairfax Co. Fire Hopeful Missing Firefighters Will Be Found  NBC4 Washington

A Virginia fire department remains hopeful one of their firefighters and his friend and fellow firefighter will be found after not returning from a fishing trip.


Posted on Fri, 23 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Person suffers serious injuries after fire in Baltimore - Fox Baltimore
Person suffers serious injuries after fire in Baltimore  Fox Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) A person suffered serious injuries after a fire in Baltimore, on Sunday evening. Crews responded to a blaze in the 2200 block of Booth ...


Posted on Sun, 01 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Photos: Boot Drive for the Muscular Dystrophy Association - Huntington Herald Dispatch
Photos: Boot Drive for the Muscular Dystrophy Association  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Members of the Huntington Professional Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 289, collect donations for the annual Fill the Boot Drive for the Muscular Dystrophy ...


Posted on Thu, 29 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



(9 AM) Union Representing Jamestown Firefighters Expresses Staffing Concerns | News, Sports, Jobs - Jamestown Post Journal
(9 AM) Union Representing Jamestown Firefighters Expresses Staffing Concerns | News, Sports, Jobs  Jamestown Post Journal

The union representing members of the Jamestown Fire Department said it can.


Posted on Mon, 09 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Duluth Firefighters Commemorate 9/11 with Memorial Stair Climb - WDIO
Duluth Firefighters Commemorate 9/11 with Memorial Stair Climb  WDIO

The Duluth Fire Department paid homage to the firefighters who lost their lives on September 11 with a memorial stair climb on Wednesday, the 18th anniversary ...


Posted on Wed, 11 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Huntington Fire Department boot drive raises money for muscular dystrophy - Huntington Herald Dispatch
Huntington Fire Department boot drive raises money for muscular dystrophy  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — Drivers on 5th Avenue and 3rd Avenue on Thursday had the opportunity to pay it forward as members of the Huntington Fire Department ...


Posted on Fri, 30 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fairfax County First In Nation For Fill The Boot Donations Again - Kingstowne, VA Patch
Fairfax County First In Nation For Fill The Boot Donations Again  Kingstowne, VA Patch

Fairfax County First In Nation For Fill The Boot - Kingstowne-Rose Hill, VA - One fire station led the county with more than $37000 donations collected through ...


Posted on Wed, 04 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Cancer leading cause of death among firefighters, IAFF says - Knoe.com
Cancer leading cause of death among firefighters, IAFF says  Knoe.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



Highlights for your Tuesday, featuring The West Seattle Turkey - West Seattle Blog
Highlights for your Tuesday, featuring The West Seattle Turkey  West Seattle Blog

One week ago, we featured reader photos of The West Seattle Turkey in the daily highlights and declared it #TurkeyTuesday. More have come in since then – so ...


Posted on Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:05:00 GMT



Huntington and Fraternal Order of Police sign 3-year contract - WOWK 13 News
Huntington and Fraternal Order of Police sign 3-year contract  WOWK 13 News

The City of Huntington and the Fraternal Order of Police Star Lodge 65 have come to an agreement to sign a 3-year contract.


Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019 16:01:00 GMT



3-alarm blaze at apartment building in Elizabeth displaces 29 residents - NJ.com
3-alarm blaze at apartment building in Elizabeth displaces 29 residents  NJ.com

The fire broke out around 9 p.m. Tuesday on Newark Avenue and quickly escalated to three alarms.


Posted on Wed, 04 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Here’s what President Trump has actually done for firefighters - ThinkProgress
Here’s what President Trump has actually done for firefighters  ThinkProgress

President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning woke up and decided to attack the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), one of the most powerful ...


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



Joe Biden Can’t Count On the Union Vote - New York Magazine
Joe Biden Can’t Count On the Union Vote  New York Magazine

In his quest to become the Democratic Party's nominee for president, former Vice-President Joe Biden is betting on labor. The candidate held his first official ...


Posted on Mon, 26 Aug 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



FOLLOWUP: Community crowdfunding for North Delridge fire victims - West Seattle Blog
FOLLOWUP: Community crowdfunding for North Delridge fire victims  West Seattle Blog

The family affected by Thursday morning's house fire in North Delridge included a Pathfinder K-8 student, and Robin sends word today of a community ...


Posted on Sat, 07 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters union: Fewer shifts would prove costly to Baltimore - Baltimore Sun
Firefighters union: Fewer shifts would prove costly to Baltimore  Baltimore Sun

Recent proposal to cut back on number of shifts worked by city firefighters and paramedics is a bad, costly idea, union leader says.


Posted on Wed, 28 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters face another battle even after the fire is out - FOX Illinois
Firefighters face another battle even after the fire is out  FOX Illinois

Fire departments are taking more precautions after studies have shown the fight to put out a fire can later become a fight to stay alive. Recently, the ...


Posted on Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



33rd Annual IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Service happens September 21 - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
33rd Annual IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Service happens September 21  KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

At this year's memorial, the IAFF will add 132 fallen firefighters from the United States and Canada to the Wall of Honor.


Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



WEEKEND PREVIEW: WSHS mattress fundraiser Saturday - West Seattle Blog
WEEKEND PREVIEW: WSHS mattress fundraiser Saturday  West Seattle Blog

To modify the maxim … You snooze, they win. Tomorrow you're invited to shop for a mattress (or more than one!) at West Seattle High School – the reminder:.


Posted on Fri, 13 Sep 2019 17:08:00 GMT



Blackfoot Animal Shelter and Rescue fundraiser set for Saturday - LocalNews8.com
Blackfoot Animal Shelter and Rescue fundraiser set for Saturday  LocalNews8.com

The Blackfoot Animal Shelter and Rescue (BASR) is holding its annual fundraising event on Saturday.


Posted on Fri, 13 Sep 2019 20:34:00 GMT



Ocoee firefighters give back with shirt drive - West Orange Times & Windermere Observer
Ocoee firefighters give back with shirt drive  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Ocoee firefighters are going above and beyond their call of *service* to give back to the community. Members of the Ocoee professional firefighters union, IAFF ...


Posted on Wed, 28 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters bike 16K miles to raise money for injured veterans - KXLY Spokane
Firefighters bike 16K miles to raise money for injured veterans  KXLY Spokane

Climbing the stairs, reaching a high shelf… riding a bike.


Posted on Sat, 31 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Southbound I-395 Reopens After Major Crash In Alexandria - Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch
Southbound I-395 Reopens After Major Crash In Alexandria  Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch

I-395 Reopens After Major Crash In Alexandria - Old Town Alexandria, VA - Multiple vehicles were involved in a crash near the Duke Street exit, and one ...


Posted on Mon, 26 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Richard Trumka vows to reverse Trump gains with union members - Washington Times
Richard Trumka vows to reverse Trump gains with union members  Washington Times

Labor union leaders have launched their biggest mobilization ever for the 2020 campaigns, determined to reassert their political power and beat back the ...


Posted on Sun, 01 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Former pro Logan Loader dies at age 30 - Cyclingnews.com
Former pro Logan Loader dies at age 30  Cyclingnews.com

Former professional rider and 2013 US amateur time trial champion Logan Loader died early Thursday morning, according to an announcement on social ...


Posted on Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



La Festa Weekend in Downtown Scranton - WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
La Festa Weekend in Downtown Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- For one weekend a year, downtown Scranton transforms into the land of endless pizza, pasta, and pastries. It's La Festa Italiana, where the ...


Posted on Sat, 31 Aug 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



Warren firefighters surprise Little Raiders football team with brand new helmets - WKBN.com
Warren firefighters surprise Little Raiders football team with brand new helmets  WKBN.com

The firefighters teamed up with local government employees to donate 50 helmets to keep the players safe.


Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019 02:26:00 GMT



Derek Robinson named Madison Township fire chief - ThisWeek Community News
Derek Robinson named Madison Township fire chief  ThisWeek Community News

After a three-month search, Madison Township has a new fire chief. Madison Township trustees hired Derek Robinson on Sept. 10 as the department leader ...


Posted on Tue, 17 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Aldermanic Notice: Finance Committee Meeting - New Haven Independent
Aldermanic Notice: Finance Committee Meeting  New Haven Independent

The Finance Committee will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 6:00 P.M, in the Aldermanic Chambers, 165 Church St., New Haven, ...


Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019 22:57:00 GMT



Farmington Hills firefighter t-shirt sales benefit cancer fund - Farmington Voice
Farmington Hills firefighter t-shirt sales benefit cancer fund  Farmington Voice

Members of the Farmington Hills Fire Department will be “in the pink” this fall, selling t-shirts printed with pink breast cancer awareness ribbons as a fundraiser ...


Posted on Mon, 16 Sep 2019 02:11:00 GMT



'Fill the Boot' campaign to begin Thursday — but not on the street - News Sentinel
'Fill the Boot' campaign to begin Thursday — but not on the street  News Sentinel

Fort Wayne firefighters will be conducting their annual “Fill the Boot” campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association starting this Thursday, Aug. 29, through ...


Posted on Mon, 26 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Thompson bill to prevent fire accidents passes the house; bill inspired by constituent story heads to Senate - Lake County News
Thompson bill to prevent fire accidents passes the house; bill inspired by constituent story heads to Senate  Lake County News

On Tuesday Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his bipartisan bill, the Portable Fuel Container Safety Act, has passed the House and is headed to ...


Posted on Wed, 18 Sep 2019 08:16:52 GMT



Colorado Springs Fire Department shuffles funds to make up for $1 million shortfall, chief says - Colorado Springs Gazette
Colorado Springs Fire Department shuffles funds to make up for $1 million shortfall, chief says  Colorado Springs Gazette

Colorado Springs Fire Department plans to shift nearly $1 million of its funds to remain within its allocated budget for the year, its chief announced Friday.


Posted on Sat, 14 Sep 2019 15:00:00 GMT



PARTY! C & P Coffee Company invites you to 'We (Heart) West Seattle' celebration - West Seattle Blog
PARTY! C & P Coffee Company invites you to 'We (Heart) West Seattle' celebration  West Seattle Blog

If you don't already have your ticket(s) – Cameron from C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) wants to be sure you know about this upcoming community ...


Posted on Wed, 04 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Allen Park firefighter's truck stolen from department parking lot - Fox 2 Detroit
Allen Park firefighter's truck stolen from department parking lot  Fox 2 Detroit

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (FOX 2) - Fire Fighters in Allen Park, like many firefighters, work 24 hours on--24 hours off. So the fire station is like home, and when you ...


Posted on Tue, 10 Sep 2019 22:32:22 GMT



Firefighters union endorses Smith for mayor | Political notebook | Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Firefighters union endorses Smith for mayor | Political notebook | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The Fort Wayne Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 124 Political Action Committee will on Thursday endorse Republican Tim Smith in the upcoming mayo ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters PAC endorses Keesling for clerk | Political notebook | Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Firefighters PAC endorses Keesling for clerk | Political notebook | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The Fort Wayne Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 124 Political Action Committee has announced that it endorsed Fort Wayne City Clerk Lana Keesling for ...


Posted on Mon, 09 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Glendale firefighter's medical costs set to be covered - Glendale Star
Glendale firefighter's medical costs set to be covered  Glendale Star

Glendale firefighter Capt. Kevin Thompson can focus on his cancer treatment now that his medical costs will be covered.


Posted on Thu, 12 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



COUNTDOWN: Less than 2 weeks until 'A Grand Affair' to help West Seattle Food Bank - West Seattle Blog
COUNTDOWN: Less than 2 weeks until 'A Grand Affair' to help West Seattle Food Bank  West Seattle Blog

Got your tickets yet? Here's a chance to enjoy a well-deserved night out while supporting a vital community nonprofit: Only 10 days left until the West Seattle ...


Posted on Tue, 10 Sep 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 Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) union members have joined a pro-Trump social media group as they felt frustrated with IAFF ...


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



2020 Dems make hard sell for organized labor, but unions in no rush to endorse - Fox News
2020 Dems make hard sell for organized labor, but unions in no rush to endorse  Fox News

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said on Labor Day, “We honor and respect the millions and millions and millions of men and women who do the ...


Posted on Mon, 02 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Mental health clinic files complaint against St. Paul fire captain after 911 call - KSTP
Mental health clinic files complaint against St. Paul fire captain after 911 call  KSTP

Updated: August 29, 2019 06:19 PM. The St. Paul Fire Department confirms they are investigating a complaint filed against a fire captain who responded to a ...


Posted on Thu, 29 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



BACK TO SCHOOL: Seafair Clowns back in West Seattle for 15th annual school-supplies giveaway - West Seattle Blog
BACK TO SCHOOL: Seafair Clowns back in West Seattle for 15th annual school-supplies giveaway  West Seattle Blog

Students and staff at West Seattle Elementary just got another big boost as the first full week of classes begins – they were chosen as this year's recipients of the ...


Posted on Mon, 09 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



City fire department raises record amount for Muscular Dystrophy - messenger-inquirer
City fire department raises record amount for Muscular Dystrophy  messenger-inquirer

It was a record-breaking year for the Owensboro Fire Department's annual Fill the Boot fundraiser.


Posted on Sat, 07 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Charlottetown career firefighters join international union and target staffing concerns - The Guardian
Charlottetown career firefighters join international union and target staffing concerns  The Guardian

The face of firefighting in Charlottetown could change in a big way in the coming months. The Charlottetown Professional Firefighters Association (CPFA) has ...


Posted on Fri, 13 Sep 2019 09:25:00 GMT



San Bernardino County Fire Ops 101 (video) - Victor Valley News Group - VVNG.com
San Bernardino County Fire Ops 101 (video) - Victor Valley News Group  VVNG.com

Recently over 30 elected and appointed officials as well as several members of the media from throughout the county participated in Fire Ops 101 hosted at the ...


Posted on Mon, 02 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Group provides support to firefighters in wake of mass shooting - KFOX El Paso
Group provides support to firefighters in wake of mass shooting  KFOX El Paso

On Aug. 3, El Paso first responders played a huge role in the Sun City. The International Association of Fire Fighters visited El Paso for the past four days, acting ...


Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Do Your Part, Thank a... - Cowboy Lifestyle Network
Do Your Part, Thank a...  Cowboy Lifestyle Network

As wildfire season draws to a close and states across the country are regrouping and revitalizing burned areas in their states, it's important that we remember ...


Posted on Fri, 20 Sep 2019 22:04:50 GMT



Middle Tennessee remembers 9/11 with services, events - NewsChannel5.com
Middle Tennessee remembers 9/11 with services, events  NewsChannel5.com

(WTVF) — Many cities and institutions will holding remembrance services on the 18th anniversary of the attacks. Brentwood - Remembering 9/11


Posted on Tue, 10 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Suddenly the race is real as candidates electrify arena crowd - The Union Leader
Suddenly the race is real as candidates electrify arena crowd  The Union Leader

And just like that, the 2020 presidential primary season kicked into high gear.


Posted on Sat, 07 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Prince George's Fire Dept. among recipients of DHS grant - SoMdNews.com
Prince George's Fire Dept. among recipients of DHS grant  SoMdNews.com

The Prince George's Fire Department was named among four fifth congressional district recipients of a grant from the Department of Homeland Security in a ...


Posted on Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:00:00 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



UPDATE: Here's why Salinas firefighters will soon be sporting body armor - The Salinas Californian
UPDATE: Here's why Salinas firefighters will soon be sporting body armor  The Salinas Californian

As a Salinas firefighter, Josh Hostetter has dealt with much more than medical calls, wildfires and structure fires. He's responded to gunfire. "I've pulled guns out ...


Posted on Tue, 27 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



 

 
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