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Biden Teases Possible Presidential Run at IAFF Conference - Firefighter Nation

  1. Biden Teases Possible Presidential Run at IAFF Conference  Firefighter Nation
  2. Former Vice President Joe Biden to speak at Firefighters conference  KFVS
  3. Biden hints at 2020 announcement 'in a few weeks,' as union allies show support  Fox News
  4. Joe Biden teases possible 2020 run: Save your energy, 'I may need it in a few weeks'  CNN
  5. 'Be careful what you wish for,' says Biden, in tease of 2020 presidential bid  Reuters
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Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 18:47:01 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 02:12:49 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 17:19:00 GMT



Firefighters to Hike 130 Miles to Raise Awareness of Neuromuscular Diseases and Promote Newborn Screening - Muscular Dystrophy News
Firefighters to Hike 130 Miles to Raise Awareness of Neuromuscular Diseases and Promote Newborn Screening  Muscular Dystrophy News

Two firefighters, in partnership with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will hike 130 miles to raise funds and awareness for neuromuscular disorders.


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 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



Virginia firefighters to march 130 miles for muscular dystrophy awareness - WWBT NBC12 News
Virginia firefighters to march 130 miles for muscular dystrophy awareness  WWBT NBC12 News

Two Virginia firefighters are taking fundraising efforts for the Muscular Dystrophy Association on the road.


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:03:00 GMT



Hamilton union criticizes report on fire that killed firefighter in 2015 - Hamilton Journal News
Hamilton union criticizes report on fire that killed firefighter in 2015  Hamilton Journal News

An internal report on the arson fire that killed Hamilton firefighter Patrick Wolterman on Dec. 28, 2015, ignores some factors and was flawed in its development, ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:18:11 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



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 17:42:54 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



Labor unions wield increased clout in crowded Democratic 2020 race - Reuters
Labor unions wield increased clout in crowded Democratic 2020 race  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is weighing a 2020 presidential bid, will find a friendly audience on Tuesday when he ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:06:00 GMT



IAFF Initiates Annual Negotiations With the City of Sheridan - County 3
IAFF Initiates Annual Negotiations With the City of Sheridan  County 3

The Sheridan City Council entered into annual negotiations last night, March 4, with the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local Union #276.


Posted on Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Mayday at Delaware house fire leaves Minquas captain with burns - STATter911
Mayday at Delaware house fire leaves Minquas captain with burns  STATter911

CV Firefighters were extremely busy this morning with back to back fires. Sadly, dozens of Chula Vistans are with out a home this evening. Thanks to Measure A ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:03:45 GMT



Mayor, firefighters association face off on collective bargaining for Colorado Springs firefighters - Colorado Springs Gazette
Mayor, firefighters association face off on collective bargaining for Colorado Springs firefighters  Colorado Springs Gazette

Colorado Springs has been “good to firefighters,” so voters shouldn't support an April 2 ballot question that would grant them collective bargaining rights, Mayor ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 12:00:00 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 12:56:00 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



Japan's Olympic chief to resign - WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
Japan's Olympic chief to resign  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

With less than 500 days until the Tokyo Olympics gets underway, Tsunekazu Takeda -- president of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) -- has announced ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:37:16 GMT



San Jose firefighters call on county to open ambulance contract - San José Spotlight
San Jose firefighters call on county to open ambulance contract  San José Spotlight

After failing to meet response times amid a spike in 911 call volume, San Jose firefighters are asking the county to consider opening an ambulance contract to ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:16:46 GMT



Port Alberni’s firefighters learn to save themselves in ground survival training - Alberni Valley News
Port Alberni’s firefighters learn to save themselves in ground survival training  Alberni Valley News

Specialized training equipment brought in for Ground Survival Program.


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:15:10 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



Episode 043: Vince Wells Talks Fire Services in Contra Costa County - EastCountyToday
Episode 043: Vince Wells Talks Fire Services in Contra Costa County  EastCountyToday

On this episode, I chat with Vince Wells who is the President of the United Professional Fire Fighters of Contra Costa County IAFF Local 1230.


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:02:00 GMT



Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District develops peer support program for firefighters - KRNV My News 4
Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District develops peer support program for firefighters  KRNV My News 4

The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District is supporting endeavors by the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and Truckee Meadows Firefighters ...


Posted on Tue, 05 Mar 2019 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 21:04:22 GMT



GoFundMe raises $20k as community rallies around burned Lebanon firefighter - Lebanon Daily News
GoFundMe raises $20k as community rallies around burned Lebanon firefighter  Lebanon Daily News

"Everyday I wake up I have so many new people to thank," Dave Smiley Jr. said Sunday on Facebook.


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:56:00 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 advisers quietly lining up campaign team, endorsements ahead of likely 2020 bid - Fox News
Biden advisers quietly lining up campaign team, endorsements ahead of likely 2020 bid  Fox News

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he's “in the final stages” of deciding on a 2020 White House run. And his top political advisers are quietly working behind ...


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



Spring Forward - Clinton Herald
Spring Forward  Clinton Herald

CLINTON — Across the nation, fire departments are reminding residents to test their smoke detectors when they change their clocks for Daylight Savings Time ...


Posted on Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Massive Quincy fire prompts road closings - Boston.com
Massive Quincy fire prompts road closings  Boston.com

The blaze broke out before 9:38 a.m. Tuesday across from the Wollaston MBTA station. Read more on Boston.com.


Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 16:57:00 GMT



Negotiations between city, firefighters ongoing - Feature Story, Local News, News - The Sheridan Press
Negotiations between city, firefighters ongoing - Feature Story, Local News, News  The Sheridan Press

Michael Illiano — The Sheridan Press | Sheridan City Council and the International Association of Firefighters Local Union 276 will continue their collective ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:13:17 GMT



Governor Forms Oregon Wildfire Response Council | Local News | Bend - The Source Weekly
Governor Forms Oregon Wildfire Response Council | Local News | Bend  The Source Weekly

Devastating fires and pervasive smoke are becoming something of a norm during Oregon summers. To address the issue, Gov. Kate Brown has formed a new ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 22:10:08 GMT



Ohio police officer rescues 8 from burning building - WPVI-TV
Ohio police officer rescues 8 from burning building  WPVI-TV

An Ohio community is giving thanks for the quick thinking of one local police officer.


Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 19:54:31 GMT



2 Displaced After Alexandria High-Rise Fire - Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch
2 Displaced After Alexandria High-Rise Fire  Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch

2 Displaced After Alexandria High-Rise Fire - Old Town Alexandria, VA - Firefighters tackled a blaze on the 15th floor of a high-rise Monday.


Posted on Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Great Falls firefighter dies after battle with cancer - KTVH
Great Falls firefighter dies after battle with cancer  KTVH

GREAT FALLS – The Great Falls firefighting community is mourning the loss of one of their own. Jason Baker, 45, passed away Wednesday morning, according ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Vernon ordered to reinstate terminated firefighters caught having sex at work - Coast Mountain News
Vernon ordered to reinstate terminated firefighters caught having sex at work  Coast Mountain News

The City of Vernon has been ordered to reinstate two employees who were fired in March 2018 for engaging in sexual activity in the workplace while on duty.


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:51:27 GMT



Analysis | The Trailer: Labor has high expectations for 2020 Democrats - The Washington Post
Analysis | The Trailer: Labor has high expectations for 2020 Democrats  The Washington Post

In this edition: Unions face a tough 2020 choice, Democrats bail on Fox, and Kentucky gets redder. I also manage to travel to Iowa and New Hampshire without ...


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



Montana firefighter dies after battle with cancer - KPAX-TV
Montana firefighter dies after battle with cancer  KPAX-TV

GREAT FALLS – The Great Falls firefighting community is mourning the loss of one of its own. Jason Baker, 45, died Wednesday morning, according to the ...


Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters endorse challenger John Pitchford in mayor's race - Colorado Springs Independent
Firefighters endorse challenger John Pitchford in mayor's race  Colorado Springs Independent

The Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters has endorsed challenger John Pitchford for mayor, a dramatic move in an election in which Mayor John Suthers ...


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



Framingham Fire Department honors captain who died 40 years ago in blaze - Wicked Local Woburn
Framingham Fire Department honors captain who died 40 years ago in blaze  Wicked Local Woburn

FRAMINGHAM — For a generation of Americans, the moment they learned of President John F. Kennedy's death is seared into their memories.For Beth ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:49:44 GMT



Great Falls Fire Rescue Releases details on Jason Baker Memorial Service - ABC FOX Montana
Great Falls Fire Rescue Releases details on Jason Baker Memorial Service  ABC FOX Montana

UPDATE: In a press release on Feb. 22, Great Falls Fire Rescue says some roads will be closed from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to accommodate the memorial ...


Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



EDITORIAL: Save Colorado Springs; defeat Issue 1 - Colorado Springs Gazette
EDITORIAL: Save Colorado Springs; defeat Issue 1  Colorado Springs Gazette

The bomb cyclone reminds us how much we treasure our firefighters and other first responders. Our Fire Department has one of the highest Insurance *Service* ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:00:00 GMT



Analysis | The Trailer: Joe Biden has friends in Delaware. Can he make a convincing case elsewhere? - The Washington Post
Analysis | The Trailer: Joe Biden has friends in Delaware. Can he make a convincing case elsewhere?  The Washington Post

In this edition: Delaware wants Joe Biden to run again, the Green New Deal debate goes nowhere, and the Democratic primary may or may not be a total ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 22:10:27 GMT



Firefighters Gloat as Dems Pick Milwaukee Over Houston for 2020 Convention - Firefighter Nation
Firefighters Gloat as Dems Pick Milwaukee Over Houston for 2020 Convention  Firefighter Nation

HOUSTON (Houston Chronicle) - Houston's bid to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention fell short Monday as the party announced it would hold its ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:33:30 GMT



3 Evaluated After Crash In Alexandria - Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch
3 Evaluated After Crash In Alexandria  Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch

3 Evaluated After Crash In Alexandria - Old Town Alexandria, VA - Firefighters rescued two people trapped after the crash.


Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Remembering Great Falls firefighter Jason Baker - KXLF Butte News
Remembering Great Falls firefighter Jason Baker  KXLF Butte News

Firefighters from around Montana came to Great Falls to remember and honor Jason Baker Tuesday. The 45-year-old firefighter passed away last week after a ...


Posted on Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



MA Firefighters Observe 78th Anniversary of Fatal Fire - Firehouse.com
MA Firefighters Observe 78th Anniversary of Fatal Fire  Firehouse.com

The tragic Strand Theatre fire of 1941 killed 13 Brockton firefighters, and it's among the top six deadliest incidents resulting in the deaths of U.S. firefighters.


Posted on Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Endorsement? Firefighters union to Biden: "Run, Joe, Run!" - Hot Air
Endorsement? Firefighters union to Biden: "Run, Joe, Run!"  Hot Air

It looks like Joe Biden has made a decision, as he's dropping encouraging hints all over the place these days. Tuesday Biden spoke to the International ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 02:41:40 GMT



Houston firefighters march on City Hall over Prop B raises, layoffs - Chron
Houston firefighters march on City Hall over Prop B raises, layoffs  Chron

Kara Rathbone's story may sound familiar to many firefighters who marched with her Tuesday along Bagby Street in downtown Houston. Rathbone's husband ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 23:54:00 GMT



Jacksonville Mayoral Candidate: Jimmy Hill - ActionNewsJax.com
Jacksonville Mayoral Candidate: Jimmy Hill  ActionNewsJax.com

Action News Jax sent candidates running in the 2019 election a questionnaire. Here is Jimmy Hill's questionnaire.


Posted on Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



City Approves New Labor Agreements - lstribune
City Approves New Labor Agreements  lstribune

March 9, 2019. Mallory Herrmann citydesk@lstribune.net. The city has approved three labor agreements with the International Association of Fire Fighters Local ...


Posted on Sun, 10 Mar 2019 15:45:00 GMT



Republicans Propose Plan to Let Parents Use Social Security for Paid Family Leave After Having a Child - Independent Journal Review
Republicans Propose Plan to Let Parents Use Social Security for Paid Family Leave After Having a Child  Independent Journal Review

Senators Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) have come up with a plan to help new families afford their family work leave after having a baby.


Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 19:04:00 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



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



Supreme Court Won't Hear San Diego Pension Case - Law360
Supreme Court Won't Hear San Diego Pension Case  Law360

Law360 (March 18, 2019, 6:07 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider San Diego's challenge to a ruling that found its former ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 22:07:00 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



Association Update: NAEMT Advances Nontransport Payment Reform - EMSWorld
Association Update: NAEMT Advances Nontransport Payment Reform  EMSWorld

Decades of work have us on the brink of completely changing the payment models for EMS.


Posted on Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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



Increased cancer risks among Omaha firefighters spark policy changes - KETV Omaha
Increased cancer risks among Omaha firefighters spark policy changes  KETV Omaha

KETV NewsWatch 7 Investigates revealed the Omaha fire union said records show 36 of its members were treated for cancer from January 2016 to August 2018.


Posted on Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



City Of Oakland Extends Labor Contracts for Two Employee Bargaining Groups - Oakland News Now
City Of Oakland Extends Labor Contracts for Two Employee Bargaining Groups  Oakland News Now

Oakland, CA – Tuesday night the Oakland City Council voted to extend contracts with two of the City's seven labor unions and bargaining groups, bringing ...


Posted on Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



The Pain of Opioid Responses - FireEngineering.com
The Pain of Opioid Responses  FireEngineering.com

Responses to opioid emergencies are far from routine. Tom Miller offers some thoughts about responses to these increasingly complex incidents.


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:27:00 GMT



Thousands show up to IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial - KOAA 5
Thousands show up to IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial  KOAA 5

COLORADO SPRINGS – Thousands of fire fighters and families of fallen firefighters from across the country are in Colorado Springs to pay tribute to the 271 ...


Posted on Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



'It's OK if you need help': Superior firefighters focus on mental... - Superior Telegram
'It's OK if you need help': Superior firefighters focus on mental...  Superior Telegram

Superior firefighters know what it's like to lose one of their own. Battalion Chief Erik Sutton died by suicide in April 2018, a few weeks after retiring. Sutton, 46 ...


Posted on Fri, 08 Mar 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



LIVE: Biden/International Association of Fire Fighters Conf. Address - ABC17News.com
LIVE: Biden/International Association of Fire Fighters Conf. Address  ABC17News.com

9 a.m. ET: Joe Biden is scheduled to speak during the 2019 IAFF Alfred K. Whitehead Legislative Conference. He will address more than 900 IAFF affiliate ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 12:43:00 GMT



Funeral Service Set for Fallen Godfrey IL Firefighter Jacob Ringering - Firehouse.com
Funeral Service Set for Fallen Godfrey IL Firefighter Jacob Ringering  Firehouse.com

Memorial donations also can be made to help the family of Godfrey Fire Capt. Jacob "Jake" Ringering, who died fighting a house fire Tuesday.


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



Firefighters present award to Telegram photographer - The Telegram
Firefighters present award to Telegram photographer  The Telegram

Telegram photographer Keith Gosse was at the St. John's Regional Fire Department's Mount Pearl Station Friday afternoon to receive the second-place award in ...


Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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



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



CO Firefighters Police Guns Hoses Charity Boxing Event IAFF - Firehouse.com
CO Firefighters Police Guns Hoses Charity Boxing Event IAFF  Firehouse.com

Hundreds filled the floor and stands of Colorado State University's Equine Center this weekend for a “Guns & Hoses” charity boxing fundraiser.


Posted on Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Sanibel fire set to take part in Annual MDA Fill the Boot - Sanibel-Captiva Islander
Sanibel fire set to take part in Annual MDA Fill the Boot  Sanibel-Captiva Islander

Raising funds and awareness for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the Sanibel Fire and Rescue District will hold its annual MDA Fill the Boot...


Posted on Tue, 05 Mar 2019 18:38:38 GMT



Firefighters to raise money for MDA this weekend - Pine Island Eagle
Firefighters to raise money for MDA this weekend  Pine Island Eagle

Pine Island firefighters will take to the 4-way intersection on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 1, 2 and 3, to raise money for the Muscular...


Posted on Wed, 27 Feb 2019 16:50:36 GMT



IAFF to Host 30 Mayors in Fire Operation Drills in Turnout Gear in Boston - Firehouse.com
IAFF to Host 30 Mayors in Fire Operation Drills in Turnout Gear in Boston  Firehouse.com

These dedicated city leaders will don firefighting turnout gear (weighing over 60 pounds) and participate in FIRE OPS 101 (#IAFFMayorsFIREOPS), a series of ...


Posted on Sat, 02 Jun 2018 01:52:04 GMT



Firefighters lose homes while on front lines of Camp Fire - KCRA Sacramento
Firefighters lose homes while on front lines of Camp Fire  KCRA Sacramento

At least 53 firefighters have lost their homes to a wildfire in Butte County, and that number is expected to grow. The International Association of Firefighters ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Savannah Professional Firefighters Association president arrested for sexual assault - WSAV-TV
Savannah Professional Firefighters Association president arrested for sexual assault  WSAV-TV

The head of the Savannah Professional Firefighters Association is facing criminal charges.


Posted on Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Bipartisan Legislation Unveiled for 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Act Authorization - The National Herald
Bipartisan Legislation Unveiled for 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Act Authorization  The National Herald

WASHINGTON, DC – 9/11 first responders, survivors, and their families joined with Jon Stewart, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler ...


Posted on Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Kettering and fire union agree on tentative 3 year deal - Dayton Daily News
Kettering and fire union agree on tentative 3 year deal  Dayton Daily News

Kettering city officials and its fire department union have settled on a new tentative three-year contact for the fire captains unit following months of negotiations ...


Posted on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 04:00:52 GMT



Mayor rejects firefighter contract with tie-breaking vote, calls on union for 'meaningful concessions' - Manchester Ink Link
Mayor rejects firefighter contract with tie-breaking vote, calls on union for 'meaningful concessions'  Manchester Ink Link

MANCHESTER, NH – Mayor Craig broke a 7-7 tie at the Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Tuesday night opposing a proposal brought forward by ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Sep 2018 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



Over $24000 raised by Cranston Fire Fighters to support muscular diseases - Cranston Herald
Over $24000 raised by Cranston Fire Fighters to support muscular diseases  Cranston Herald

During the 2018 Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Fill the Boot campaign, the dedicated members of the Cranston Fire Fighters IAFF Local 1363 took to ...


Posted on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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



05/31/2018 | Union Contends Shift Change To Blame For Schedule Woes; City Maintains 'Not The Full Story' | News Ocean City - The Dispatch
05/31/2018 | Union Contends Shift Change To Blame For Schedule Woes; City Maintains 'Not The Full Story' | News Ocean City  The Dispatch

OCEAN CITY -- It's clear the Ocean City Fire Department is facing scheduling challenges, but resort officials and the firefighter-paramedic union.


Posted on Thu, 31 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



IAFF Center for Excellence Mental Health Firefighters PTSD - Firehouse.com
IAFF Center for Excellence Mental Health Firefighters PTSD  Firehouse.com

Retired Montgomery County firefighter Eric Fessenden is grateful for the help he received to treat his PTSD at an IAFF facility in Upper Marlboro.


Posted on Tue, 22 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters who’ve developed PTSD helping others learn to help themselves - The Washington Post
Firefighters who’ve developed PTSD helping others learn to help themselves  The Washington Post

The country's first behavioral health center designed exclusively for firefighters aims to combat mental health stigmas in the fire *service*.


Posted on Thu, 28 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT



Phoenix firefighters instrumental in opening addiction recovery center - AZFamily
Phoenix firefighters instrumental in opening addiction recovery center  AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Firefighters run toward danger when others run from it. They are there to help people in the worst of times, but sometimes they need ...


Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



International Association of Fire Fighters Memorial 2018 | Life - Colorado Springs Gazette
International Association of Fire Fighters Memorial 2018 | Life  Colorado Springs Gazette

The annual IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial was held on Saturday September 15, 2018 at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs.


Posted on Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fill the Reno Fire Department Boot for MDA today - KOLO
Fill the Reno Fire Department Boot for MDA today  KOLO

Dedicated firefighters from Reno Fire Department will hit the streets or storefronts with boots in hand asking pedestrians, motorists, customers and other ...


Posted on Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



EMT posts picture to Facebook of person who shot themselves in head - STATter911
EMT posts picture to Facebook of person who shot themselves in head  STATter911

Looking for a quality used fire truck? Selling one? Visit our sponsor Command Fire Apparatus · Previously: It's time for Fairfax County to finally be transparent ...


Posted on Wed, 23 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Understaffed And Overworked: Firefighters Exhausted By Severe California Fires - NPR
Understaffed And Overworked: Firefighters Exhausted By Severe California Fires  NPR

As major wildfires increase in California, some firefighters are being pushed to the point of exhaustion — and overtime costs are soaring.


Posted on Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Local chapters of The International Association of Fire Fighters are celebrating its centennial anniversary - Youngstown Vindicator
Local chapters of The International Association of Fire Fighters are celebrating its centennial anniversary  Youngstown Vindicator

By Samantha Phillips · sphillips@vindy.com. GIRARD. In the early 1900s, firefighters worked as many as 84 hours a week and the average pay was 29 cents an ...


Posted on Mon, 19 Mar 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 Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters union rips into Trump over threat to withhold FEMA funding from California | TheHill - The Hill
Firefighters union rips into Trump over threat to withhold FEMA funding from California | TheHill  The Hill

The head of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) on Wednesday blasted President Trump over his threat to stop sending federal funding to ...


Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



National Data Shows Firefighters’ Mental, Emotional Health Not Getting Enough Attention - NBC Bay Area
National Data Shows Firefighters’ Mental, Emotional Health Not Getting Enough Attention  NBC Bay Area

They battle fires, and sometimes serious mental health challenges. In an exclusive investigation, NBC Bay Area uncovers problems plaguing first responders ...


Posted on Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT



SCOTUS: Non-Members Need Not Pay Public Unions - EMSWorld
SCOTUS: Non-Members Need Not Pay Public Unions  EMSWorld

The fire *service* could be among the industries most affected.


Posted on Wed, 27 Jun 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



Trump’s threat to cut funding for California wildfire relief ‘disgraceful,’ firefighters union says | TheHill - The Hill
Trump’s threat to cut funding for California wildfire relief ‘disgraceful,’ firefighters union says | TheHill  The Hill

The head of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) on Friday called President Trump's latest threat to cut emergency aid to California for wildfires ...


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 20:13:37 GMT



Disagreement between CSFD and city over collective bargaining - FOX21News.com
Disagreement between CSFD and city over collective bargaining  FOX21News.com

IAFF Local 5 has collected nearly 30000 signatures needed to put collective bargaining on the city's April 2 ballot.


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Karl Koenig succeeds Bob Livingston at Oregon State Fire Fighters Council - Nwlaborpress
Karl Koenig succeeds Bob Livingston at Oregon State Fire Fighters Council  Nwlaborpress

Karl Koenig, a member of Fire Fighters Local 1159 in Clackamas County, was elected president of the Oregon State Fire Fighters Council (OSFFC).


Posted on Sun, 13 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



AAA Responds to Fire-Based EMS Interest Groups Regarding Cost Data Collection for Ambulance Services - JEMS.com
AAA Responds to Fire-Based EMS Interest Groups Regarding Cost Data Collection for Ambulance Services  JEMS.com

WASHINGTON, DC—On October 17, the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), and The Metropolitan ...


Posted on Mon, 22 Oct 2018 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



City of Savannah addresses tweets by Fire Union about cuts to the department - WTOC
City of Savannah addresses tweets by Fire Union about cuts to the department  WTOC

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah's city manager says the local fire union isn't telling the whole story in recent social media posts about the cuts to the ...


Posted on Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Cleveland Fire union votes ‘no confidence’ in Chief Angelo Calvillo - WKYC.com
Cleveland Fire union votes ‘no confidence’ in Chief Angelo Calvillo  WKYC.com

Local 93, the union representing Cleveland Fire Department members, has registered a 'no confidence' vote in Chief Angelo Calvillo.


Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



 

 
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