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Coping With Grief During COVID-19 Pandemic
11/30/20 - IAFF Local 42
December Meetings Canceled
11/30/20 - IAFF Local 42
Monday Morning Headlines
11/30/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Monday Morning,  Upcoming:  Voting for Executive Board 11/30, 12/1, 12/2 Information Session 12/2 & 12/3 Steward Seminar 12/14 & 12/15  Polls are still open for 3 more days. The polls for the Executive Board are open this week:  Monday - 8:00 am - 3:00 p.m. Tuesday - 8:00 am - 3:00 p.m. Wednesday - 8:00 am - 3:00 p.m. Wednesday 6 p.m.
11/27/2020 11 Lawrence Street
11/27/20 - Norwalk Professional Firefighters
Norwalk Fire Department Press Release 11/27/20 Norwalk Fire responded to a house fire at 11 Lawrence st. Upon arrival there was smoke showing from the third floor window. The fire started in the kitchen area . The smoke damage made the apartment unfit for occupancy. A family of four was displaced and the Red Cross provided housing arrangements.
Meeting Notice | December 2020
11/27/20 - IAFF Local 21
LOCAL 1784 WINS ARBITRATION CASE
11/26/20 - Memphis Fire Fighters Association
(2020-11-25) Your union was recently informed that it won an arbitration case filed on behalf of Lt. Tim Scott, Engine 26. Lt. Scott was suspended for 24 hours for an incident that occurred in September 2019.  A hearing was held in December 2019 on Lt.
REMINDER: UNION MEETING CANCELLED
11/25/20 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Brothers and Sisters, Due to Covid-19 restrictions and increasing case numbers, the December Regular Meeting has been cancelled. In its place, we will hold an informational meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, December 1st at 7pm. If you would like to participate, please email Local 30 Secretary John Magee at JLMagee76@gmail.com from your personal (non-work) email address.
COVID Updates
11/25/20 - PFFNH
Members, Please see the member home page for updates on COVID travel and workers' compensation.
Happy Thanksgiving
11/25/20 - IAFF Local 1014
Reported Structure Fire
11/25/20 - IAFF Local 20
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November 24, 2020: UPFFA of Ct. - Christmas Holiday Raffle
11/24/20 - UPFFA
KCFD LODD - Fire Captain Bobby Rocha
11/24/20 - IAFF Local 42
It is with profound sadness that I write to inform you of the line of duty death of Kansas City Fire Department Fire Captain, P/18/A and IAFF Local 42 Member Bobby Rocha. Bobby fell ill and was diagnosed with COVID-19. Brother Rocha fought valiantly against this virus and his fight was a testament to his strength as a person.
KCFD LODD - Fire Communication Specialist/Paramedic Scott Davidson
11/24/20 - IAFF Local 42
It is with a heavy heart that I must again reach out to you with the news of a Line of Duty Death of a KCFD member.  Communications Specialist/Paramedic Scott Davidson passed away early this morning from complications of COVID-19. Scott was a dedicated member of the Communications Division of the Kansas City Fire Department.
City Chapter 'ZOOM' Special Meeting Announcement
11/24/20 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
A City Chapter Special Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 11:00a.m. via ‘Zoom Online Video Meeting’ in accordance with Article II, Section 4 & Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting will be for final membership approval of the AFR ADDITIONAL LEGAL HOLIDAYS MOU.
Fallen Brother
11/23/20 - IAFF Local 4349
As a member of the Local 4349, it is with a heavy heart and deep felt regret, that we announce the passing of one of our beloved brothers, Captain Dale Edward Mosby, on November 16th, 2020.  Although our hearts may be broken, our spirits remain strong.
1014 Election Results
11/23/20 - IAFF Local 1014
KCFD LODD - Fire Communication Specialist/Paramedic Scott Davidson
11/23/20 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
It is with a heavy heart that I must again reach out to you with the news of a Line of Duty Death of a KCFD member.  Communications Specialist/Paramedic Scott Davidson passed away early this morning from complications of COVID-19. Scott was a dedicated member of the Communications Division of the Kansas City Fire Department.
KCFD LODD - Fire Captain Bobby Rocha
11/23/20 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
It is with profound sadness that I write to inform you of the line of duty death of Kansas City Fire Department Fire Captain and IAFF Local 42 Member Bobby Rocha. Bobby fell ill and was diagnosed with COVID-19. Brother Rocha fought valiantly against this virus and his fight was a testament to his strength as a person.
Monday Morning Headlines
11/23/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
This week:  Voting for Executive Board 11/23, 11/24, 11/25 Executive Board Meeting Reminder -11/24 Thanksgiving - 11/26 Steward Seminar 12/14 & 12/15 
Jamison Dr. Multi Family Structure Fire
11/22/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 8:09 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, 2020, Local members responded to a fire alarm activation at Courtney Downs Apartments, located at 15859 E. Jamison Drive in Arapahoe County. While members were responding, 911 callers reported water flowing and smoke in the building. First arriving Engine 42 found smoke in and around the large 3-story building and pulled a hose line for fire attack.
11/20/2020 43 Plattsville Avenue Garage Fire
11/20/20 - Norwalk Professional Firefighters
Norwalk Fire Department Press Release November 20, 2020 The Norwalk Fire Department responded to a Garage fire at 43 Plattsville Avenue, at 5:20 pm Friday evening. The fire burned inside the rear wall of the single car garage and into its attic space, before it could be extinguished.
Firefighters United | Thanksgiving Meal Baskets
11/20/20 - IAFF Local 21
Firefighters United invites all Local 21 members to assist with providing meals to the citizens of Saint Paul in need.  If you can’t make the event, you can also help out with a donation.  See below for addtional information or contact Brittney Baker (FF, POOL - B.) Hallie Q.
Thanksgiving Safety
11/20/20 - IAFF Local 902
Malden Fire Fighters Local 902 Stress Safety on Thanksgiving Day Safe travel and home cooking lead to a Happy Thanksgiving for all A cooking fire is three times more likely on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year. Most of those Thanksgiving Day fires occur between noon and 4:00 p.m. – the peak cooking hours.
Friday Update 11-20-20
11/20/20 - IAFF Local 1014
Give to the Max | Saint Paul Fire Foundation
11/18/20 - IAFF Local 21
Together we can get a jumpstart on Give to the Max Day, and meet our goal we set for the pandemic relief fund. Show your support for the Saint Paul Fire community with an early donation.
President Update
11/18/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Afternoon,  Here is an update from Dave Foster, Presdient of Local 858.
DFD Peer Support Suicide Prevention Training - Session 3 - TODAY
11/18/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Hello Sisters and Brothers, Below is information regarding our final Suicide Prevention classes being provided by the Veterans Administration in partnership with the DFD Peer Support Team, and is available to anyone interested. This session is an hour and a half long and will take place at 9am this Wednesday, November 18th.
Colorado Blvd. Car vs Building
11/17/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 1:44 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, Local members responded to a traffic collision involving a structure at the Chase Bank, located at 9350 S. Colorado Blvd. in Highlands Ranch. When Engine 17 arrived, they found a Jeep Grand Cherokee into a support column for the building with significant damage.
Commercial Structure Fire
11/17/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
On Thursday November 12, 2020 at 8 a.m., Local members responded to a commercial structure fire at the Aces Motorcycle store off of W. Bowles Ave. in Littleton. When Engine 11 arrived on scene, members found heavy smoke inside the building, but could not find any active fire.
Ratification Vote Results
11/17/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
All Members,  This is an official notification that the Collective Bargaining Committee's motion to Ratify the Memorandum of Understanding for the 2021 Contract year has passed.
IAFF ALERT - National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) EMS sleep health study.
11/17/20 - UPFFA
Dear Affiliate Leader: As a reminder, the IAFF is cautioning members and advising them to not participate in the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) EMS sleep health study.
11/11/2020 MVA I-95
11/17/20 - Norwalk Professional Firefighters
Norwalk Fire department Press Release Norwalk Fire responded to a MVA on I-95 involving three cars and a tractor trailer.at 2030 hours. Immediately followed at 2130 hours  by another car into the back of a tractor trailer with three youths in the car killing one. FD extricated all three passengers two with serious injuries and one fatality.
11/11/2020 2 Pheasant Ct
11/17/20 - Norwalk Professional Firefighters
Norwalk Fire Department Press Release The Norwalk Fire department responded to a house fire at #2 Pheasant Ct. at 1545 hours. The fire started in the kitchen of the two story home, and extended through the vent ductwork into the attic. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and removed the smoke from the home.
***TODAY*** Collective Bargaining Committee Presentation of the Memorandum of Understanding and Voting
11/16/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Afternoon The first of the two Ratification Meetings is TONIGHT - Monday, November 16, 2020 at 6 pm - The waiting room for credentialling will open by 5 pm  - Sign-in early so credentialling will go quicker. We will not start the meeting until everybody has entered the meeting. The meeting will be locked at 6:20 pm, and no one else will be allowed into the Waiting Room.
Monday Morning Headlines
11/15/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
This Week: Vacation Pick Update, Ratification Meeting, Executive Board Voting, COVID Update, Steward Seminar
**** REMINDER**** Collective Bargaining Committee Presentation of the Memorandum of Understanding
11/13/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
The Collective Bargaining Committee would like to present the Memorandum of Understanding for the 2021 contract year.   The presentation will take place on Monday, November 16, 2020, at 6 pm and Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at 9:30 am.  This presentation will occur virtually via ZOOM, and you will be required to both register and log in to your ZOOM account.
REMINDER: DONT FORGET TO VOTE FOR YOUR 1014 LEADERSHIP
11/13/20 - IAFF Local 1014
Friday Update 11-13-20
11/13/20 - IAFF Local 1014
ZOOM Test Meeting Today
11/13/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Morning! Ratification Test Session Today at 9:30 am  The Wednesday evening meeting was a success, and we are offering one more opportunity to log in to ZOOM. This meeting is a chance for you to test your phone, tablet, or computer for ZOOM meetings. You will be required to follow the steps just as you will for the Official Ratification Meetings on November 16th and 17th.
General Membership Meeting
11/11/20 - Holyoke Firefighters IAFF Local 1693
Thank You Veterans!
11/10/20 - IAFF Local 21
IAFF Local 21 would like to recognize and thank all of our Veterans for their service to ensure our safety, security and freedom.  Please take a moment today to reflect on the dedication and sacrifice of all of our Veterans. To our Members, those who await the safe return of a child, spouse, friend, family member, neighbor, colleague, we support you.
November 2020 General Membership Meetings
11/09/20 - International Association of Firefighters
Our next General Membership Meetings will be on Thursday, November 19th and Friday, November 20th. Both meetings will take place at The Cabin on Rt 33 in Freehold. Both meetings will start at 1500 sharp on the patio (back room behind the fireplace). Please make every effort to attend.
Community Outreach
11/09/20 - IAFF Local 31
Station 14 Apparel
11/09/20 - IAFF Local 21
Please Help us raise money for new workout equipment via our Station 14 Apparel Sale!! The store will be open on May 1st until May 17th.  All orders will be filled in 10 business days after store closing.  Free shipping to Station 14 for pick up, or custom shipping to any address for an additional fee.
UPDATE: Message from Secretary Treasurer Cordova
11/09/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Morning,  Secretary Treasurer Cordova has a video message for the Denver Fire Fighters Local 858 Membership.  Mike Pylar, Communications Director Denver Firefighters Local 858 (720)318-1245 CommunicationsIAFF858@gmail.
Springfield firefighters rescue man, dog stuck in mud
11/09/20 - IAFF Local 648
Springfield firefighters rescue man, dog stuck in mud Updated Nov 08, 2:51 PM; Posted Nov 08, 10:10 AM Facebook Share Twitter Share By Jeanette DeForge | jdeforge@repub.com SPRINGFIELD – The Fire Department rescued a man and his dog after they became mired in the mud Sunday morning. There were no injuries in the incident, Capt.
2020 MN Election Review
11/09/20 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
Minnesota State Legislative Election Review November 6th, 2020 Brothers & Sisters, After two days of counting the ballots of the most contentious state and national election in recent memory, I finally feel like its safe to comment on the results of our state legislative races. In a nutshell there will be no change in the balance of power at the Minnesota state capitol.
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December Meetings Canceled
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11/27/2020 11 Lawrence Street
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