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Cancer leading cause of death among firefighters, IAFF says - KPLC
Cancer leading cause of death among firefighters, IAFF says  KPLC

In the fire *service*, the nature of the fire creates a lot of carcinogens, which can be related to cancer," DeRidder Fire Chief Kenneth Harlow said. "With that said ...


Posted on Tue, 28 May 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 16:14:14 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



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



IAFF's president blasts White House for lack of 9/11 fund support - EMS1.com
IAFF's president blasts White House for lack of 9/11 fund support  EMS1.com

It would also be helpful if the administration would kind of weigh in and I haven't really seen any specific indication from them on where they stand,”


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 17:57:15 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



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 17:55:00 GMT



City reaches collective agreement with IAFF Local 5182 - My Lloydminster Now
City reaches collective agreement with IAFF Local 5182  My Lloydminster Now

Lloydminster City Council has approved the first collective agreement between the City of Lloydminster and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 03:01:06 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 07:50:26 GMT



$11650.00 raised by Batavia city firefighters during 2019 fill the boot campaign to give strength to MDA - The Daily News Online
$11650.00 raised by Batavia city firefighters during 2019 fill the boot campaign to give strength to MDA  The Daily News Online

BATAVIA — During the 2019 MDA Fill the Boot campaign, the dedicated members of the Batavia City Firefighters, IAFF Local 896 took to the streets and ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:24:00 GMT



Weirton IAFF seeks to stop creation of new public safety director - The Daily Times
Weirton IAFF seeks to stop creation of new public safety director  The Daily Times

WEIRTON — During its May meeting, Weirton Council held the first reading of ordinances establishing new scheduling for the Weirton Fire Department as well ...


Posted on Sat, 08 Jun 2019 06:01:10 GMT



Paducah Fire Department at lowest number of firefighters in years - WPSD Local 6
Paducah Fire Department at lowest number of firefighters in years  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — One extra body makes a difference when responding to a fire. Paducah's fire chief says it takes everyone on a shift to respond to a fire. A report by ...


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fish with a Fire Fighter attracts a crowd to Children's Home - Franklin Home Page
Fish with a Fire Fighter attracts a crowd to Children's Home  Franklin Home Page

UNION SPORTSMEN'S ALLIANCE. More than 80 local youngsters participated in the Fish With a Fire Fighter event at the Tennessee Children's Home Spring ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Union Fire Fighters Team with USA to Host Spring Hill Fishing Event - Williamson Source
Union Fire Fighters Team with USA to Host Spring Hill Fishing Event  Williamson Source

More than 80 local youngsters participated in the Fish With a Fire Fighter event at the Tennessee Children's Home Spring Hill Campus on Saturday, June 1.


Posted on Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Local News Funeral services set for Claremore Fire Department Battalion Chief Marty Osborne 6:42 AM - kjrh.com
Local News Funeral services set for Claremore Fire Department Battalion Chief Marty Osborne 6:42 AM  kjrh.com

CLAREMORE — Funeral services for Claremore Fire Department Battalion Chief Marty Osborne set for Saturday. RELATED STORY: A community honoring a ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:42:00 GMT



Morgantown firefighters file lawsuit against city - WDTV
Morgantown firefighters file lawsuit against city  WDTV

MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) - A lawsuit filed in Monongalia County Circuit Court lists dozens of members of the Morgantown Fire Department as plaintiffs ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 22:51:20 GMT



Portland firefighters carry on bagpipe tradition to honor fallen firefighters - KGW.com
Portland firefighters carry on bagpipe tradition to honor fallen firefighters  KGW.com

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland firefighters with IAFF Local 43 are teaming up to form a Scottish bagpipe and drum band. Since January, they've been practicing ...


Posted on Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters crawl under car to rescue kitten from undercarriage - UPI News
Firefighters crawl under car to rescue kitten from undercarriage  UPI News

A New York state fire department shared video of firefighters crawling underneath a car to rescue a kitten stuck in the engine compartment.


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:08:17 GMT



HeroFund USA helps mental, emotional toll first responders face - KCTV Kansas City
HeroFund USA helps mental, emotional toll first responders face  KCTV Kansas City

Paramedic Katee Schimming from the KCMO Fire Department/IAFF Local 42 explains how HeroFund USA helps the mental and emotional toll our first ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 18:32:00 GMT



City council amends labor agreements - Kodiak Daily Mirror
City council amends labor agreements  Kodiak Daily Mirror

The Fairbanks City Council voted to amend labor agreements with the city's firefighters and IBEW employee unions Monday.


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:43:12 GMT



Fort Worth Fire Captain Keven Teague Passes Away After Brief Battle With Pancreatic Cancer - CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Fort Worth Fire Captain Keven Teague Passes Away After Brief Battle With Pancreatic Cancer  CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Fort Worth Fire Captain Keven Teague passed away on Friday, May 24. The Fort Worth Professional Fire Fighters Association, ...


Posted on Fri, 24 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Hillsborough County to offer no ballistic protection for paramedics at mass shootings - WFLA
Hillsborough County to offer no ballistic protection for paramedics at mass shootings  WFLA

Hillsborough County, Fla (WFLA) - After studying mass shootings around the country, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is developing a new plan.


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 22:55:00 GMT



Oneida Fire Department aim to surpass Fill-the-Boot Drive goal - Oneida Dispatch
Oneida Fire Department aim to surpass Fill-the-Boot Drive goal  Oneida Dispatch

Oneida, N.Y. — With help from the community, it's looking like the Oneida Fire Department is well on its way to raising more than its goal for the Muscular ...


Posted on Sat, 08 Jun 2019 21:22:00 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



Asheville Fire Fighters Association takes part in national Fill the Boot drive - WLOS
Asheville Fire Fighters Association takes part in national Fill the Boot drive  WLOS

Members of the Asheville Fire Fighters Association are taking to the streets this week to “Fill The Boot” as part of the nationwide campaign to help the Muscular ...


Posted on Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Joe Biden 2020: International Association of Firefighters endorses Joe Biden for president - CBS News
Joe Biden 2020: International Association of Firefighters endorses Joe Biden for president  CBS News

Former Vice President Joe Biden now has the backing of one of the largest trade unions in the country after the International Association of Firefighters said they ...


Posted on Mon, 29 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



Erie Honors Flag Day with Perry Square Commemoration - erienewsnow.com
Erie Honors Flag Day with Perry Square Commemoration  erienewsnow.com

An event in Erie's Perry Square is a way to pay homage to the American flag and to honor those who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces.


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 23:08:00 GMT



Madison firefighter dies after competing in Ironman triathlon - WIFR
Madison firefighter dies after competing in Ironman triathlon  WIFR

The Madison Fire Department has confirmed that a second Ironman athlete has died after competing in the swimming section of the triathlon-style competition ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:00:44 GMT



Video: A no drama First Amendment audit in California - STATter911
Video: A no drama First Amendment audit in California  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



Wisconsin firefighter dies after participating in Ironman triathlon in Madison - KWQC-TV6
Wisconsin firefighter dies after participating in Ironman triathlon in Madison  KWQC-TV6

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Madison Fire Department has confirmed that a second Ironman athlete has died after competing in the swimming section of the ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 19:40:11 GMT



Talks will continue on combining Northshore Fire Department with others - Bothell-Kenmore Reporter
Talks will continue on combining Northshore Fire Department with others  Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

Combining the fire departments of Woodinville, Shoreline and Northshore is still a possibility — an option that the Northshore Fire Department board of ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 15:30:00 GMT



Democratic rep says labor unions don't have to be in conflict with technology | TheHill - The Hill
Democratic rep says labor unions don't have to be in conflict with technology | TheHill  The Hill

Rep. Andy Levin (D-Mich.) said in an interview that aired Thursday on "Rising" that workers rights and labor unions do not have to be in conflict with ...


Posted on Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Pawtucket’s hacked computers still down as investigation continues - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
Pawtucket’s hacked computers still down as investigation continues  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — The Pawtucket Fire Department continues to work without computers that were hacked on Saturday, forcing dispatchers to use a ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 19:20:00 GMT



OH City, Firefighters Tentatively Agree on Pay Hike - Firehouse.com
OH City, Firefighters Tentatively Agree on Pay Hike  Firehouse.com

Under the proposed three-year contract between the city and the fire union, Norwalk firefighters would receive 2½ percent salary increases.


Posted on Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Ten Fire Departments Assisted with Three Alarm Fire in Bourne - Cape Cod Today
Ten Fire Departments Assisted with Three Alarm Fire in Bourne  Cape Cod Today

From Bourne Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 1717: Firefighters were called out to 1 Sandwich rd this evening, a Multi unit apartment building tonight around ...


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Coppell raises $22,000 during Fill the Boot campaign | Coppell Gazette - Star Local Media
Coppell raises $22,000 during Fill the Boot campaign | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

During the 2019 Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Fill the Boot campaign, members of the Coppell Fire Department and Coppell Professional Firefighters ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 21:44:00 GMT



Firefighters hosting second annual BBQ charity event in Benicia - Vallejo Times Herald
Firefighters hosting second annual BBQ charity event in Benicia  Vallejo Times Herald

BENICIA — Local Firefighters from the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 1186 will be hosting its second charity BBQ on June 16, it was ...


Posted on Fri, 07 Jun 2019 22:54:50 GMT



Caster Semenya Free to Run Pending Swiss Federal Tribunal Decision - Lexology
Caster Semenya Free to Run Pending Swiss Federal Tribunal Decision  Lexology

Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in all athletic events, without lowering her testosterone levels, following the outcome of an interim…


Posted on Fri, 07 Jun 2019 14:48:45 GMT



Pope urges China's Catholics to unify after bishop deal - WNWO NBC 24
Pope urges China's Catholics to unify after bishop deal  WNWO NBC 24

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging China's divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of ...


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 10:36:00 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



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



Burger King to expand sales of new meatless burger to Europe - WNWO NBC 24
Burger King to expand sales of new meatless burger to Europe  WNWO NBC 24

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Burger King will launch in Sweden a version of its Impossible Whopper, the plant-based burgers that have attracted attention ...


Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019 12:34:00 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



Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada Announce Addition of New Board Members - Nevada Business Magazine
Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada Announce Addition of New Board Members  Nevada Business Magazine

The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada recently announced the addition of two new members to their executive board. Bill Gardner, of North Las Vegas, is the ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 19:02:00 GMT



Plans set in place to send 25 trays of skin to Houston for baby Jabari - WNWO NBC 24
Plans set in place to send 25 trays of skin to Houston for baby Jabari  WNWO NBC 24

SAN ANTONIO (WOAI/KABB) — Baby Jabari, the San Antonio 4-month-old born without skin, is facing a medical complication. A neck brace was placed on the ...


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 14:22:00 GMT



Affidavit: Tennessee man pours boiling bleach on woman and man - WNWO NBC 24
Affidavit: Tennessee man pours boiling bleach on woman and man  WNWO NBC 24

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WTVC) Chattanooga Police are charging a 37-year-old man after an affidavit says he poured boiling bleach to wake a man and woman, ...


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 15:20:00 GMT



Local doctor says there's 1 -3 oz of urine -- per person -- in the pool - WNWO NBC 24
Local doctor says there's 1 -3 oz of urine -- per person -- in the pool  WNWO NBC 24

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - More than half of Americans say they use swimming pools as bathtubs, a statistic a local doctor with Premier Health says can ...


Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019 13:24:00 GMT



Trans Woman Wins NCAA Title 2 Years After Transitioning From Being A Male - News One
Trans Woman Wins NCAA Title 2 Years After Transitioning From Being A Male  News One

CeCe Telfer's Division II women's 400-meter hurdles title at the NCAA Women's Track and Field Championships was being delegitimized by bigoted transphobic ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



41000 portable speakers recalled due to explosion hazards from hydrogen gas leaks - WNWO NBC 24
41000 portable speakers recalled due to explosion hazards from hydrogen gas leaks  WNWO NBC 24

41000 portable speakers sold at Best Buy are being recalled due to the risk of explosion. According to the recall announcement by the Consumer Product Safety ...


Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019 19:22:00 GMT



Firefighter funerals are heavy on history and tradition. Here's the story behind it all - Appleton Post Crescent
Firefighter funerals are heavy on history and tradition. Here's the story behind it all  Appleton Post Crescent

From the procession to the ringing of the bells, there's a lot of tradition in the services of a line-of-duty death.


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighter heroes rescue ducklings in Bangor - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
Firefighter heroes rescue ducklings in Bangor  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

BANGOR, Maine — Officers from the Bangor Police Department received a not-so-typical call Monday evening. Around 6 p.m. on May 20, concerned bystanders ...


Posted on Mon, 20 May 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 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



Tornado confirmed near Tulsa airport; water closes highway - WNWO NBC 24
Tornado confirmed near Tulsa airport; water closes highway  WNWO NBC 24

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A powerful storm system spawned a confirmed tornado Tuesday morning near Tulsa International Airport, after shutting down an ...


Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



City responds to IAFF letter - Moberly Monitor Index
City responds to IAFF letter  Moberly Monitor Index

The Moberly city administration refuses to retract a written reprimand to fire department employee or rescind an interoffice memorandum sent within the ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Joe Biden speaks at IAFF in Washington - The News Journal
Joe Biden speaks at IAFF in Washington  The News Journal

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the International Association of Firefighters at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 12, ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Mar 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



Three airlifted with traumatic injuries after fiery crash - Citrus County Chronicle
Three airlifted with traumatic injuries after fiery crash  Citrus County Chronicle

Emergency responders airlifted a trio of motorists for treatment after two vehicles collided and one caught on fire early Saturday morning near an intersection ...


Posted on Sun, 26 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Police search for owner of ring found inside firefighter's donation boot - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
Police search for owner of ring found inside firefighter's donation boot  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Police are searching for the owner of a wedding band that was found inside of a firefighter's donation boot over the weekend.


Posted on Wed, 05 Jun 2019 00:50:00 GMT



Weirton douses fire dept. talk for now | News, Sports, Jobs - The Daily Times
Weirton douses fire dept. talk for now | News, Sports, Jobs  The Daily Times

WEIRTON — City council delayed its decision, Monday, on whether to create a proposed public safety director for the city, or to make adjustments to the work s.


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 13:22:50 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



Staunch supporters show up for Biden - Clinton Herald
Staunch supporters show up for Biden  Clinton Herald

CLINTON — Supporters of Joe Biden waited nearly an hour for the former Vice President of the United States to arrive at Clinton Community College on ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 22:29:42 GMT



Carroll County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 5184 presented with charter - Carroll County Times
Carroll County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 5184 presented with charter  Carroll County Times

Carroll County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 5184 were presented its official charter from the International Association of Fire Fighters in a ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Brockton mayor heads to Washington for firefighter conference - Enterprise News
Brockton mayor heads to Washington for firefighter conference  Enterprise News

Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter is one of three mayors from across the country who were invited to speak at the International Association of Fire Fighters 2019 ...


Posted on Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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



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



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



Judge dismisses libel lawsuit by North Carolina woman following 2016 Trump rally - WNWO NBC 24
Judge dismisses libel lawsuit by North Carolina woman following 2016 Trump rally  WNWO NBC 24

ASHEVILLE, N. C. (WLOS) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by an Asheville woman who reported analleged assault outside a 2016 Donald Trump ...


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 20:38:00 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



UK's May under fire after lawmakers reject Brexit offer - WNWO NBC 24
UK's May under fire after lawmakers reject Brexit offer  WNWO NBC 24

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure Wednesday to scrap a planned vote on her tattered Brexit blueprint — and to call an ...


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 10:31:00 GMT



Va. city first responders honored for drowning response - Fire Chief
Va. city first responders honored for drowning response  Fire Chief

The Hampton and Seabrook fire departments were jointly awarded EMS *Service* of the Year by PRH's Seabrook emergency room.


Posted on Fri, 31 May 2019 19:57:00 GMT



British Steel collapses, threatening thousands of jobs - WNWO NBC 24
British Steel collapses, threatening thousands of jobs  WNWO NBC 24

LONDON (AP) — British Steel has been ordered into compulsory liquidation after talks with the government failed to secure a bailout, Britain's Insolvency ...


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 10:24:00 GMT



Alabama police capture suspect; 1 officer slain, 2 wounded - WNWO NBC 24
Alabama police capture suspect; 1 officer slain, 2 wounded  WNWO NBC 24

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A man who opened fire on police responding to a domestic disturbance report, killing one officer and wounding two others, was arrested ...


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 11:26:00 GMT



Vast gasoline lines form in oil-rich Venezuela - WNWO NBC 24
Vast gasoline lines form in oil-rich Venezuela  WNWO NBC 24

MARACAIBO, Venezuela (AP) — U. S. sanctions on oil-rich Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in mile-long lines for fuel in the South American ...


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 18:13:00 GMT



Lara Trump: Rep. Amash welcome to 'waste time and money' challenging president - WNWO NBC 24
Lara Trump: Rep. Amash welcome to 'waste time and money' challenging president  WNWO NBC 24

WASHINGTON (SBG) -Lara Trump, an adviser for both of President Donald Trump's campaigns who is married to his son Eric, joined Sinclair Broadcast Group ...


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 17:53:00 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



Incoming Chicago mayor has path to historic police reforms - WNWO NBC 24
Incoming Chicago mayor has path to historic police reforms  WNWO NBC 24

CHICAGO (AP) — Lori Lightfoot will have a powerful ally after she's sworn in Monday as Chicago mayor in seeking to fulfill a campaign promise to overhaul the ...


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 12:23:00 GMT



Trump hits 'foolish' firefighter union president after group backs Biden | TheHill - The Hill
Trump hits 'foolish' firefighter union president after group backs Biden | TheHill  The Hill

President Trump escalated his fight with the International Association of Fire Fighters on Friday, days after it announced its endorsement.


Posted on Fri, 03 May 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



In Pennsylvania, Trump touts 2020 chances, swipes at Biden - WNWO NBC 24
In Pennsylvania, Trump touts 2020 chances, swipes at Biden  WNWO NBC 24

MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump voiced confidence Monday in his ability to win a repeat victory in Pennsylvania in 2020 and took a *fresh* ...


Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019 01:56:23 GMT



Florence Barla's ticket to Kenya: 54.85 secs - Telegraph India
Florence Barla's ticket to Kenya: 54.85 secs  Telegraph India

She will have to once again clock below 54.85 seconds in order to make it to the world meet in Nairobi.


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 18:37:00 GMT



Sale of July 4 apparel to benefit firefighters foundation - By Brian Soergel - Edmonds Beacon
Sale of July 4 apparel to benefit firefighters foundation - By Brian Soergel  Edmonds Beacon

Edmonds restaurateur Shubert Ho, who last month was named the 2019 grand marshal of the An Edmonds Kind of 4th parade, recently had a close call at one ...


Posted on Wed, 05 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



IAFC, IAFF, NFPA, NVFC oppose required degrees for medics - EMS1.com
IAFC, IAFF, NFPA, NVFC oppose required degrees for medics  EMS1.com

In a joint statement, four national organizations state the reasons they oppose requiring college degrees for entry-level paramedics.


Posted on Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Widow of firefighter killed in the line of duty writes a memorial book 20 years later - WUSA9.com
Widow of firefighter killed in the line of duty writes a memorial book 20 years later  WUSA9.com

GLENN DALE, Md. — It has been 20 years since two D.C. firefighters died in the line of duty in Northeast D.C.. Now, the widow of Anthony "Sauce" Phillips has ...


Posted on Sat, 18 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Police: 1 arrested after 7 shot at off-campus party near Ball State University - WNWO NBC 24
Police: 1 arrested after 7 shot at off-campus party near Ball State University  WNWO NBC 24

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on seven people have been shot at an off-campus party near Ball State University in Indiana (all times local): 2:30 p. m. Ball ...


Posted on Sat, 18 May 2019 17:23:00 GMT



Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Shines Spotlight on Cancer in the Fire Service - JEMS.com
Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Shines Spotlight on Cancer in the Fire Service  JEMS.com

The deadly truth about cancer in the fire *service* will be front and center September 15 as fire fighters and paramedics from across the U.S. and Canada join ...


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



IAFF 2571 seeks higher wages, more staff for fire department - Moberly Monitor Index
IAFF 2571 seeks higher wages, more staff for fire department  Moberly Monitor Index

City officials met with representatives from the local International Association of Firefighters 2571 Union to continue collective bargaining negotiations ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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



Familiar name to work on fire master plan - Oshawa Express
Familiar name to work on fire master plan  Oshawa Express

By Dave Flaherty/The Oshawa Express. The city is turning to a familiar face to work on a revamped fire master plan. Dillon Consulting has been awarded the ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 22:06:01 GMT



Department stores troubles rise on Penney's, Kohl's results - WNWO NBC 24
Department stores troubles rise on Penney's, Kohl's results  WNWO NBC 24

NEW YORK (AP) — The outlook for department stores got murkier Tuesday after J. C. Penney and Kohl's reported fiscal first quarter results that showed they ...


Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019 16:07:00 GMT



32nd IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service on September 15th - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
32nd IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service on September 15th  KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

Fire fighters from across the United States and Canada will make their way into Colorado Springs on Saturday, September 15th for the International Association ...


Posted on Thu, 23 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Naugatuck Fire Department Battles House Fire - Naugatuck, CT Patch
Naugatuck Fire Department Battles House Fire  Naugatuck, CT Patch

NAUGATUCK, CT — The Naugatuck Fire Department battled a house fire at 1 a.m. Monday at 152 Meadow Street. The Waterbury Fire Department, Prospect ...


Posted on Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Godfrey Firefighters IAFF backs Springman for trustee - AdVantageNEWS.com
Godfrey Firefighters IAFF backs Springman for trustee  AdVantageNEWS.com

The Godfrey Firefighters IAFF (International Association of Fire Fighters) Local 1692 supports current village of Godfrey Board of Trustees member Joseph ...


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Large brush fire burning in Crystal River - WFLA
Large brush fire burning in Crystal River  WFLA

A large brush fire is burning in Crystal River on Thursday.


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



NH Primary Source: Fire fighters union endorsements: a look back - WMUR Manchester
NH Primary Source: Fire fighters union endorsements: a look back  WMUR Manchester

THE FIRE FIGHTERS' ENDORSEMENT. The International Association of Firefighters' endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden was no surprise, but still ...


Posted on Thu, 02 May 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



Primary election preview: Utica Common Council - Utica Observer Dispatch
Primary election preview: Utica Common Council  Utica Observer Dispatch

UTICA — With the primary election roughly two weeks away, candidates are working to get their last-minute messages out to voters.There are races on the town, ...


Posted on Sun, 16 Jun 2019 09:28:02 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



Firefighters frustrated by lack of action - Cape Breton Post
Firefighters frustrated by lack of action  Cape Breton Post

Union representing CBRM career firefighters say management has done little to address member concerns.


Posted on Sun, 02 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Moberly firefighters demand city rescind 'political speech' reprimands - Columbia Daily Tribune
Moberly firefighters demand city rescind 'political speech' reprimands  Columbia Daily Tribune

Moberly's firefighters union is demanding the city back off on a policy limiting political speech by employees on their own time and rescind a letter sent to one ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



 

 
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