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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 21:14:00 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 20:44:00 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



Firefighters union endorses Dingler, Conniry critical - North Coast News
Firefighters union endorses Dingler, Conniry critical  North Coast News

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 Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:00:00 GMT



Top Firefighters’ Union Supports Biden, Opposes Medicare for All - Washington Free Beacon
Top Firefighters’ Union Supports Biden, Opposes Medicare for All  Washington Free Beacon

One of the leading unions representing firefighters throughout the United States has come out against Medicare for All proposals.


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



Unions highlight issue with 'Medicare for All' plan - WPEC
Unions highlight issue with 'Medicare for All' plan  WPEC

WASHINGTON (SBG) – Some Democratic presidential candidates have said "Medicare for All" will give quality coverage to all Americans. But some unions warn ...


Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 20:10:00 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 Fri, 23 Aug 2019 03:06:06 GMT



Greensboro Fire Department Working To Reduce Cancer Risks In Firefighters - WFMYNews2.com
Greensboro Fire Department Working To Reduce Cancer Risks In Firefighters  WFMYNews2.com

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Every 24 seconds, firefighters are responding to a fire somewhere in the United States, according to the National Fire Protection ...


Posted on Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters union hands over $10k to Smith for Mayor campaign - wpta21.com
Firefighters union hands over $10k to Smith for Mayor campaign  wpta21.com

The mayor's race is heating up with Republican Tim Smith being formally endorsed by the city firefighter's union.


Posted on Thu, 22 Aug 2019 21:30:01 GMT



Jeep event to aid firefighters | Area Briefs - Kokomo Tribune
Jeep event to aid firefighters | Area Briefs  Kokomo Tribune

The first Jeep Roundup and Steel Horse Poker Run is set for Aug. 31 at UAW Local 685, 929 E. Hoffer St.


Posted on Fri, 23 Aug 2019 10:11:00 GMT



Firefighters' political group to endorse Republican Tim Smith for mayor - News Sentinel
Firefighters' political group to endorse Republican Tim Smith for mayor  News Sentinel

For the first time in 16 years, the political action committee of the union representing Fort Wayne firefighters is endorsing a mayoral candidate -- and it isn'


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 18:44:36 GMT



Williston Fire Fighters support Muscular Dystrophy Association | Health - Williston Daily Herald
Williston Fire Fighters support Muscular Dystrophy Association | Health  Williston Daily Herald

The Williston Fire Department is showing its support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association by helping to raise funds to help transform the lives of children and ...


Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:00:00 GMT



Port Angeles firefighters receive raise - Peninsula Daily News
Port Angeles firefighters receive raise  Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — City firefighters are receiving a 2.5 percent cost of living raise this month as part of a new contract that the City Council approved last week.


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



Saratoga Springs Police, Fire Departments donate school supplies to Franklin Community Center - The Saratogian
Saratoga Springs Police, Fire Departments donate school supplies to Franklin Community Center  The Saratogian

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.— On Friday, members of the Saratoga Springs Police Department and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department delivered enough ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Council approves firefighter contract - Lowell Sun
Council approves firefighter contract  Lowell Sun

LOWELL — A year after the city tossed an agreement made by the firefighter's union with the previous city manager, the members of Lowell Firefighters Local ...


Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:49:27 GMT



East Lansing firefighters to Kick Off Fill the Boot Campaign - WSYM-TV
East Lansing firefighters to Kick Off Fill the Boot Campaign  WSYM-TV

The members of the East Lansing firefighters local 1609 display an unwavering support for MDA as they raise critical funds to help our families get the strength ...


Posted on Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Negotiations ongoing over Weirton fire lawsuit | News, Sports, Jobs - The Daily Times
Negotiations ongoing over Weirton fire lawsuit | News, Sports, Jobs  The Daily Times

WEIRTON — Officials expect a lawsuit filed by the union representing Weirton's firefighters against the city administration to be resolved sometime within t.


Posted on Tue, 13 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Missing firefighters from Florida: What we know a week after they disappeared, how to help - Florida Today
Missing firefighters from Florida: What we know a week after they disappeared, how to help  Florida Today

Where are they? Justin Walker and Brian McCluney, two off-duty firefighters, went missing after a fishing trip Aug. 16, 2019, off Port Canaveral. Here's what we ...


Posted on Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:23:00 GMT



Caster Semenya barred from competing at World Championships - New York Daily News
Caster Semenya barred from competing at World Championships  New York Daily News

South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya won't be able to participate at this year's IAAF World Championship in Doha, Qatar, after the reversal of a ...


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



Naval Station Great Lakes Firefighter Says His Department Is Stretched Dangerously Thin - CBS Chicago
Naval Station Great Lakes Firefighter Says His Department Is Stretched Dangerously Thin  CBS Chicago

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (CBS) — Firefighters at Naval Station Great Lakes say they need rescue – as in more help. There is a shortage at the Navy base, and ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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



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



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



Firefighters: Car down embankment in Colchester crash; no injuries - Norwich Bulletin
Firefighters: Car down embankment in Colchester crash; no injuries  Norwich Bulletin

COLCHESTER - No one was injured following a crash Friday morning in Colchester, firefighters said.At 7:30 a.m., firefighters responded to Route 2 westbound ...


Posted on Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Ops 101 program gives officials first-hand fire and rescue experience - VVdailypress.com
Fire Ops 101 program gives officials first-hand fire and rescue experience  VVdailypress.com

SAN BERNARDINO — Local government officials and news media representatives felt the heat on Wednesday."Fire Ops 101," held at the Richard Sewell ...


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



GOP candidate Omar Blanco backed Andrew Gillum over DeSantis - The Floridian
GOP candidate Omar Blanco backed Andrew Gillum over DeSantis  The Floridian

The Republican primary race in Florida's 26th congressional district has just gotten lively, as the president of the Miami-Dade Firefighters IAFF Local 1403, ...


Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 02:37:18 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



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



FDL Firefighters Local 400 to "Fill the Boot" for MDA - Kfiz
FDL Firefighters Local 400 to "Fill the Boot" for MDA  Kfiz

Fond du Lac Firefighters will once again be asking for the public's help to “Fill the Boot” and raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The Fill the ...


Posted on Thu, 25 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



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



Fairfax City Fire Hosting Back-To-School Supply Drive - Fairfax City, VA Patch
Fairfax City Fire Hosting Back-To-School Supply Drive  Fairfax City, VA Patch

Fairfax City Fire Hosting School Supply Drive - Fairfax City, VA - The City of Fairfax Fire Department set up donation boxes at two stations to collect basic school ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:38:55 GMT



Baltimore Fire Department’s Plan To Scale Back Number Of Initial Responding Units Draws Concern From Union - CBS Baltimore
Baltimore Fire Department’s Plan To Scale Back Number Of Initial Responding Units Draws Concern From Union  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore City Fire Department plans to cut down on the number of firefighters responding to initial calls, a move that isn't sitting well ...


Posted on Fri, 23 Aug 2019 03:05:00 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



Jet Ski Collision in Bourne - Cape Cod Today
Jet Ski Collision in Bourne  Cape Cod Today

From Bourne Firefighters IAFF Local 1717... Bourne firefighters and paramedics out of the Sagamore Fire station were called to Herring Pond after two jet skies ...


Posted on Sun, 04 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Damages Food Processing Plant - Powder Bulk Solids
Fire Damages Food Processing Plant  Powder Bulk Solids

A fire broke out at the Baker Produce food processing plant in Kennewick, WA late Tuesday night that caused significant damages to the facility, several local ...


Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:58:12 GMT



Court proceedings raise questions over dues paid to Connecticut fire fighters union - Yankee Institute
Court proceedings raise questions over dues paid to Connecticut fire fighters union  Yankee Institute

The New Haven Firefighters Local 825 in 2014 paid the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association nearly $26,000 in dues for “legislative representation” ...


Posted on Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Career Firefighters Group Endorses Loudoun Board Candidates - Loudoun Now
Career Firefighters Group Endorses Loudoun Board Candidates  Loudoun Now

The Loudoun Career Fire Fighters Association has endorsed a politically mixed slate of candidates for Loudoun's Board of Supervisors election in November.


Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 18:40:27 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



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



Trump Touts Economic Message at Beaver County Ethane Cracker Plant - PoliticsPA
Trump Touts Economic Message at Beaver County Ethane Cracker Plant  PoliticsPA

Written by John Cole, Managing Editor. President Donald Trump delivered an hour-long address at an ethane cracker plant being built in Beaver County on ...


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



UPDATE: Grand Island City Council approves new hires - NTV
UPDATE: Grand Island City Council approves new hires  NTV

Update: The Grand Island City Council has approved new hires in their Tuesday night meeting. The vote was 8-2. New hires include six new firefighters.


Posted on Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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



The Seven Deadly 'C's of the Fire Service - FireEngineering.com
The Seven Deadly 'C's of the Fire Service  FireEngineering.com

Billy W. Scearce, Jr. reviews some fire department sins that can prove fatal to firefighters both on and off the fireground.


Posted on Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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



Fallen HCFD firefighter to be honored on IAFF Wall - Henry Herald
Fallen HCFD firefighter to be honored on IAFF Wall  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Fallen Henry County Fire Department Capt. “Chuck” Carter will be honored Saturday when his name is added to the memorial wall at the ...


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



First details of fire plan coming next month - Oshawa Express
First details of fire plan coming next month  Oshawa Express

By Dave Flaherty/The Oshawa Express. Council and the public could soon have initial insight into the city's new fire master plan and community risk assessment.


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 04:28:09 GMT



Former VP Biden, in Boise today, releases list of Idaho leaders endorsing him - Idaho Press-Tribune
Former VP Biden, in Boise today, releases list of Idaho leaders endorsing him  Idaho Press-Tribune

With former Vice President Joe Biden bringing his campaign for president to Boise today — he's holding a private fundraiser here this afternoon — the Biden ...


Posted on Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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



Resources to Help Fire Departments Improve Their Health and Safety Programs - In Public Safety
Resources to Help Fire Departments Improve Their Health and Safety Programs  In Public Safety

This list of resources can help fire departments looking to create or improve their health and safety programs get moving in the right direction.


Posted on Wed, 31 Jul 2019 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



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



Firefighters missing off Florida coast: Active search suspended - WSB Atlanta
Firefighters missing off Florida coast: Active search suspended  WSB Atlanta

The Coast Guard is searching for two boaters who didn't return from a fishing trip Friday evening off the coast of Port Canaveral, Florida.


Posted on Fri, 23 Aug 2019 08:13:23 GMT



12 South King Fire and Rescue members honored at promotion ceremony - Federal Way Mirror
12 South King Fire and Rescue members honored at promotion ceremony  Federal Way Mirror

Twelve South King Fire and Rescue members were honored at a badge pinning ceremony last week to celebrate their recent promotions within the department.


Posted on Thu, 01 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Clackamas firefighter participates in first-ever camp for women - Pamplin Media Group
Clackamas firefighter participates in first-ever camp for women  Pamplin Media Group

Capt. Melanie Kinne provides instruction at Portland area's first firefighting bootcamp for women 18 and older - those who are either interested in joining or are ...


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



Firefighters union head calls on White House to back 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund | TheHill - The Hill
Firefighters union head calls on White House to back 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund | TheHill  The Hill

The head of the nation's largest firefighters union is calling on the Trump administration to back a bill that would grant additional funding for the September 11th ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:16:02 GMT



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 07:00:00 GMT



Some labor unions split with Biden on 'Medicare for All' - POLITICO
Some labor unions split with Biden on 'Medicare for All'  POLITICO

Joe Biden and other moderate Democratic candidates opposed to “Medicare for All” have cast the plan as anti-labor, arguing it would leave union members ...


Posted on Sun, 11 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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



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



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



Firefighters union backs John Cooper for mayor - The Tennessean
Firefighters union backs John Cooper for mayor  The Tennessean

It's the second major union endorsement for Councilman John Cooper since he finished first in the general election.


Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 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



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



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



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



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



Fire union to Maryland governor: Act now or risk catastrophic failure of the radio system - WUSA9.com
Fire union to Maryland governor: Act now or risk catastrophic failure of the radio system  WUSA9.com

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — The message from Montgomery County's fire union to Governor Larry Hogan was direct and alarming. The county's ...


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



Espanola Fire Department And Community Celebrate New Ladder Truck - Los Alamos Reporter
Espanola Fire Department And Community Celebrate New Ladder Truck  Los Alamos Reporter

The United States flag flies from the ladder of the Espanola Fire Department's 1998 American Response truck Thursday evening. Ladder 1 has been retired ...


Posted on Sat, 03 Aug 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



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



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



‘The Sixth String’ goes to Indie-AniFest in S Korea - Mehr News Agency - English Version
‘The Sixth String’ goes to Indie-AniFest in S Korea  Mehr News Agency - English Version

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) – Iranian animated film 'The Sixth String' directed by Bahram Azimi will take part at the 15th Indie-AniFest Korea Independent ...


Posted on Tue, 13 Aug 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



Biden supporters hope for 2020 run - MSNBC
Biden supporters hope for 2020 run  MSNBC

Harold Schaitberger is President of the International Firefighters Association, he joins Andrea Mitchell from the IAFF Conference to talk Joe Biden and 2020.


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



Live: Biden International Association of Fire Fighters conference - KOMO News
Live: Biden International Association of Fire Fighters conference  KOMO News

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



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

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The head of a Savannah firefighter union is behind bars in Colorado and out of a job. Savannah Professional Firefighter Union head ...


Posted on Fri, 12 Oct 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



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



Southeast Minnesota fire chief returns from suspension following expletive-filled staff meeting - Duluth News Tribune
Southeast Minnesota fire chief returns from suspension following expletive-filled staff meeting  Duluth News Tribune

RED WING, Minn. —The Red Wing firefighters union unanimously approved a resolution of no confidence in Fire Chief Shannon Draper on May 6, the union ...


Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 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



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



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



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



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



South Carolina legislative bill to help firefighters diagnosed with occupational cancer - fox28media.com
South Carolina legislative bill to help firefighters diagnosed with occupational cancer  fox28media.com

South Carolina House Bill 4147, if passed, will acknowledge that a firefighter who is diagnosed with cancer is presumed to developed the disease through ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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



How Firefighters Help Explain the Outcome of 2016 Election - NBCNews.com
How Firefighters Help Explain the Outcome of 2016 Election  NBCNews.com

If you want to understand how badly Democrats lost the white working class in the 2016 election, your local fire station is not a bad place to start.


Posted on Fri, 23 Dec 2016 08:00:00 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



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



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



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



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 Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighter Rehab: What We Are Doing Right and Wrong - FireEngineering.com
Firefighter Rehab: What We Are Doing Right and Wrong  FireEngineering.com

By Erica Wood. In April 2018, we had a house fire in Louisa County, Virginia, (where I volunteer) and the incident commander, who is fairly young but well ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Mayor's proposed budget draws concerns from head of RFD union - 13WHAM-TV
Mayor's proposed budget draws concerns from head of RFD union  13WHAM-TV

A section of the proposed City of Rochester budget for next year has some employees concerned. Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren's proposed budget for ...


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 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



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



 

 
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