Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations
in the US and Canada.
MDA Fill The Boot for MN Wild Games and Muscle Team Gala Invitation 10/14/18 - IAFF Local 21
Dear Local 21 Brothers and Sisters,
Year after year we continue to have a strong partnership with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the IAFF when we are called upon to raise money to fight muscle disease with our nationally recognized Fill The Boot campaign.
August Roussell 10/13/18 - IAFF local 1289
We have attached a link that will provide updates on Alex Roussell’s child August in their time of need.
Special Union Meeting October 19th - Health Insurance Renewal 10/13/18 - Medford Firefighters Local 1431
A Special Meeting has been called for Friday, October 19, 2018 Fire Station #6 at 1900 hours to review the 2019 Health Insurance Renewal and plan option changes. In the Health Insurance Info tab under Member Resources go to the Open Enrollment 2019 link to review the renewal and options sheets.
Pink Breast Cancer Shirts 10/12/18 - IAFF Local 739
Pink Breast Cancer Shirts
Tomorrow, Saturday October 13, 2018 from 10 AM-12 Noon we will be selling Pink Breast Cancer shirts. All proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Shirts are $20.00 each. We hope to see you tomorrow, thanks.
Yes on Question 1 10/11/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
Boston Firefighters Local 718 President Rich Paris speaks at a press conrference supporting Mass. Nurses Assn.
Poplar St. Vehicle Fire 10/11/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 8:48 a.m. on Thursday October 11th, Local 2164 members responded to 911 reports of a vehicle fire in the driveway at 6162 South Poplar Street in Centennial. Heavy smoke was visible in the area while members were responding. First arriving Engine 33 encountered a fully engulfed pickup truck cab and advanced a hose line to control the flames and protect the house.
Chenango Ave Kitchen Fire 10/11/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday October 9th, Local 2086 and 2164 members responded to a residential kitchen fire in the 3700 block of West Chenango Avenue. The 911 caller reported a fire in the microwave and safely evacuated without injuries. When Engine 11 arrived smoke was coming from the front door of the house and members advanced a hose line inside.
Brotherhood for Boobs 10/10/18 - IAFF Local 274
Come on out to Brother Jimmys on Thursday October 18th, 8-11pm to help support Breast Cancer Awareness.$10 Donation at the door,WPFD Bartenders,Happy Hour prices til 11, a portion of the proceeds goes to local breast cancer victims through Soul Ryeders.Contact Brother Dooley(914)844-3577 or Brother Nicholson (914) 882-0704 for more information.
Ballot for IAFF Local 1431 Number Change 10/09/18 - Medford Firefighters Local 1431
Access the Online Voting tab under Member Resources to cast your ballot to determine changing the Local's number from 1431 to its original 824 number when affiliated in 1945.
PASSING OF RUSSELL CERAMI 10/09/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
We regret to inform everyone of the passing last night of retired past Local 293 President, past PPFFA President and past IAFF 4th District Vice President Russell Cerami. Russ is the father of retiree Dave Cerami. We extend our condolences to Dave and his family. More info to follow.
Passing of Russell Cerami 10/09/18 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
We regret to inform everyone of the passing last night of retired past Local 293 President, past PPFFA President and past IAFF 4th District Vice President Russell Cerami. Russ is the father of retiree Dave Cerami. We extend our condolences to Dave and his family.
2018 Election Results 10/09/18 - IAFF Local 1403
Join us in congratulating our members who were elected by acclimation for a 2 year term to the 2019-2020 Executive Board.
Passing of Lt. Robert Cippoletti Sr 10/08/18 - IAFF Local 739
Passing of Lt. Robert Cipoletti Sr. of Engine 11, Retired
The officers and members of Lynn Local 739 regret to announce the death of Lt. Rober Cipoletti of Engine 11, Retired. Lt. Cipoletti is the father of FF Joseph Cipoletti of Ladder 2 and retired FF's Robert Jr and Michael Cipoletti.
Fremont Ave Structure Fire 10/08/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 09:32 a.m. on Monday Engine 42 and Tower 35 were dispatched to a fire alarm activation at 16363 E. Fremont Avenue in Arapahoe County. While they were responding a report came from onsite advising that water and smoke were coming from under a door on the top floor. The incident was upgraded to a structure fire and additional crews were dispatched.
Chief Brown Retirement 10/08/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
Congratulations to South Metro Bureau Chief Brian Brown who celebrated his 30+ year career in the fire service today. We wish him a happy and healthy retirement!
Breast Cancer Awareness Shirts 10/08/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
Check out these awesome new pink logo shirts that all Local 2164 personnel are wearing during October in support of Breast Cacner Awareness month.
MDA, Boot Camp, Jan. 10th &11th, 2019 in Orlando 10/05/18 - IAFF 1826
Each year, the MDA partners with the IAFF and holds a “Boot Camp” training that provides opportunity to learn about updates from the MDA, best practices for a boot drive and more about the partnership between the fire service and the MDA. Locals from across the state of Florida attend each year.
Saint Paul Fire Ops 10/04/18 - IAFF Local 21
Fire Ops was a big success!
Thanks to City staff and Deputy Mayor Tincher for participating.
2018 AFG Application Period OPEN 10/02/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
The FY 2018 Assistance to Firefighters (AFG) grant application period is currently open and will close on October 26, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. EST.
Concord Ct Structure Fire 10/02/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 12:58 p.m. on Tuesday, Local 2086 and 2164 members responded to a residential structure fire on Concord Court in Highlands Ranch. Smoke was visible from the house when crews arrived and a 360 walk around revealed a fire in the basement. Members advanced a hose line inside for fire control and all levels of the home were searched for people and pets.
Group Life Insurance Information Request 10/02/18 - IAFF 14th District
See below an important message fro IAFF Financial Corporation. I asked IAFF FC to look into a Group Life Insurance plan that locals in the !4th District and eventually other districts could purchase. I know that a number of locals in the district have group life insurance on their members and some locals are experiencing high premium increases.
Local 244 Kid’s Halloween Party!! 10/02/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Local 244 Kid’s Halloween Party!! Costumes Welcome!
The 2018 Annual Kid’s Party will be held on Saturday October 27, 2018 at Dave & Buster’s starting at 10:00am-12:00pm.
Please call/text Kelly @ 505-288-2313 before October 20, 2018 for your family's reservation, an RSVP is required.
Postponed due to health issue,MY BROTHER'S BURDEN WALK 10/02/18 - IAFF 1826
To all Local 1826 Members, The "My Brother's Burden Walk" has been postponed due to a health issue.
" We wish Tom "Bull" Hill a speedy recovery, and look forward to his return to the streets"
Tom "Bull" Hill is a retired Orange County Firefighter, Tom will be walking from Naples Fire Rescue Station #2, 977 26th Ave, North, Naples Fl. 34103 up to Tampa Fire Dept. HQ/Fire Museum.
Please see attachments, scroll through all 4 pages.
Garner Memorial Scholarship 10/02/18 - IAFF Local 311
The Richard Garner Memorial Scholarship was created to honor the life of City of Madison Firefighter/Paramedic Richard Garner Jr. who died in the line of duty on April 1, 2018. Richard was not only a great Firefighter/Paramedic and a dear friend to many, but he was a constant fixture within the Madison community, helping and serving in any way he could.
JIMMY PACE MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT 10/02/18 - Lets Fire Cancer
The 3rd Annual Jimmy Pace Memorial Golf Tournament was held on Saturday September 29, 2018 at Endwell Greens Golf Course. Cheryl Pace and Joel Cacialli (tournament director) take a break from their golf tournament duties. A HUGE "THANK YOU" to all of the golfers, hole sponsors, prize donors, volunteers and staff at Endwell Greens Golf Course. $5,000.
Funeral Services for Brother Dominick Barbera 10/01/18 - IAFF Local 1403
Wednesday, October 3rd, 1600-2000 hrs
Forrest Lawn South
2401 Davie Road
Davie, Florida 33317
(Viewing is not in Pyramid, it is in the other building on the grounds).
Thursday, October 4th, 1100-1200 hrs
2019 Standard Life Insurance Form 09/30/18 - IAFF Local 1403
The 2019 Active Firefighter Standard Life Insurance form. If you are not increasing coverage you do not have to do anything. You may increase your coverage by $30,000 without medical screening. If increasing coverage, print form fill it out and either fax it to office (305) 591-9654 or email it to email@example.com.
2019 Health Insurance Open Enrollment 09/30/18 - IAFF Local 1403
The 2019 Active Employee Open Enrollment period is scheduled commencing Monday, October 1st and ending on Friday, October 12th, 2018.
Lansing Way Duplex Fire 09/30/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
At 4:03 a.m. on Sunday September 30, 2018, Local 2164 members responded to a residential fire in the 5500 block of South Lansing way in Arapahoe County. Neighbors reported visible flames from the rear of the structure when they dialed 911.
President Emeritus Dominick Barbera 09/29/18 - IAFF Local 1403
It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that Local 1403 announces the passing of our brother, President Emeritus Dominick F. Barbera at the age of 84 on September 28, 2018. Dominick "Dom" began his distinguished career with the Metro-Dade Fire Department in 1966 and served our community for 30 years when he retired as Lieutenant in 1996. He dedicated his life to Local 1403 and the I.
The Journey 09/29/18 - IAFF Local 51
Every Local Matters
Join us this Wednesday October 3, 2018 from 10 am to 2 pm as L51 celebrates 100 years! IAFF District 11 VP Sandy McGhee will be here to present L51 and it’s members a commemorative plaque to celebrate the 100 year history! Presentation will be at 10:30 followed by lunch. Don’t miss this celebration.
Open House 2018 09/28/18 - IAFF Local 1164
Our Annual Fire Safety Open House is closely coming up.
Come visit your Livonia Firefighter and see some of your fire trucks.
Bob Merski Sunday Funday 09/28/18 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
Reminder: Please join us this Sunday September 30, 2018 for a Sunday Funday for Bob Merski. Perry Highway Hose Company 8281 Oliver Rd. Let us ensure Bob’s success in November by supporting him as he has always supported Labor. ONLY $10.
DENTAL & VISION REQUIREMENT REMINDER 09/28/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Brothers and Sisters,
Please see the attached information as a reminder in regards to the dependant requirements for our Dental & Vision Plan.
For all other inquiries, go to http://www.cdvfund.