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IAFF Center of Excellence Wins Award - Occupational Health and Safety


IAFF Center of Excellence Wins Award
Occupational Health and Safety
The International Association of Fire Fighters Center of Excellence, a joint project between IAFF and Advanced Recovery Systems that is a full-service residential treatment facility to combat substance abuse and post traumatic stress afflicting ...

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Posted on Thu, 12 Oct 2017 07:30:37 GMT



IAFF Peer Support Training held in Longview - cbs19.tv


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IAFF Peer Support Training held in Longview
cbs19.tv
There is a growing concern about mental health issues and the impact on a firefighters' wellness after responding to devastating and traumatic events. Peer support programs have been demonstrated to be an effective method for providing support groups, ...


Posted on Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:32:56 GMT



IAFF Says 15 Off-Duty Firefighters Shot in Las Vegas Mandalay Bay ... - Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)


Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)

IAFF Says 15 Off-Duty Firefighters Shot in Las Vegas Mandalay Bay ...
Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)
The IAFF released a list of firefighters shot in Las Vegas on Sunday, most of them from California.
Several off-duty L.A. county firefighters shot during concert in Las ...Santa Clarita Valley Signal
SCVNews.com | Three Off-Duty L.A. County Fire Members Shot in ...SCVNEWS.com

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Posted on Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:26:35 GMT



Watch: Berkeley firefighters arrive in Santa Rosa, encounter devastation - Berkeleyside


Berkeleyside

Watch: Berkeley firefighters arrive in Santa Rosa, encounter devastation
Berkeleyside
Photo: Berkeley Fire Fighters Association, IAFF Local 1227 Berkeley firefighters work through piles of debris putting out hot spots and salvaging anything that can be kept for home owners. Photo: Berkeley Fire Fighters Association, IAFF Local 1227 ...

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Posted on Sun, 15 Oct 2017 01:04:57 GMT



Fire Fighter Treatment Facility Receives Top Recognition - PR Newswire (press release)


Fire Fighter Treatment Facility Receives Top Recognition
PR Newswire (press release)
UPPER MARLBORO, Md., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The first and only addiction center focusing on treating fire fighters battling Post-Traumatic Stress and ...

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Posted on Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:26:03 GMT



City Must Fully Investigate City Manager's Allegations - Alameda Sun


City Must Fully Investigate City Manager's Allegations
Alameda Sun
Keimach is referring to the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 689, which represents the City of Alameda's firefighters. Keimach informed the City Council that various parties have asked her “to cast aside the requirement of a fair ...

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Posted on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:32:08 GMT



Templeton firefighters to raise funds with 'Fill the Boot' campaign - Paso Robles Daily News


Paso Robles Daily News

Templeton firefighters to raise funds with 'Fill the Boot' campaign
Paso Robles Daily News
MDA and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) joined forces in 1954, forming a partnership committed to saving lives. Firefighters have remained committed to helping MDA free individuals, and the families who love them, from the harm of ...


Posted on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:52:39 GMT



Firefighters to raise money for breast cancer awareness - The Ridgefield Press


The Ridgefield Press

Firefighters to raise money for breast cancer awareness
The Ridgefield Press
The Ridgefield Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 1739 is hosting a “boot drive” at Stop and Shop of Ridgefield on Saturday, Oct. 21, and Sunday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.. The fundraiser, which is being held in conjunction with Breast Cancer ...

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Posted on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:48:45 GMT



Tulare County firefighters announce “Fill the Boot” fundraiser for ... - Foothills Sun Gazette


Tulare County firefighters announce “Fill the Boot” fundraiser for ...
Foothills Sun Gazette
TULARE COUNTY – Members of fire departments throughout Tulare County, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and MDA families, united ...

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Posted on Wed, 04 Oct 2017 10:44:10 GMT



Norwood. Mitchell get firefighter backing in ATL mayoral race - Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Norwood. Mitchell get firefighter backing in ATL mayoral race
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Mary Norwood, Ceasar Mitchell host press conferences Tuesday to announce support from firefighters.

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Posted on Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:56:31 GMT



 

 
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