Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations
in the US and Canada.
ELS Class III is Ready to Rock 11/30/22 - IAFF 7th District
IAFF 7th District Executive Leadership Class III positions have been offered and accepted so we offically have a class III. It was tough to choose the participants as all applicants showed a desire to learn. This course is a one-of-a-kind in the IAFF and a product of teamwork inside and outside this Magnificent 7th District.
2022 Bob Ziegler Scholarship Recipients 11/30/22 - PPFFA
We are also excited to announce the winners of the 2022 PPFFA Bob Zeigler Foundation Scholarship Awards! Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all who applied.
Jaydon Crawford, daughter of Donald Crawford L0114. Jaydon is pursuing a career in Pharmacy at Duquesne University upon graduation in June 2022.
Alex Lohin, son of Robert Lohin L0428.
Thank You to Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union. 11/29/22 - IAFF Local 1164
Henry Haidous and Kelly Collins presented the Livonia branch team's donation of 1000.00 to the Livonia Fire Department.
The donation will be used to assist in the purchase of Freddie the Fire Truck, a fully animated robot that the department will use at safety educational events, such as school visits, assemblies station tours, and state/local fairs.
2022 Santa Express is at Full Capacity 11/29/22 - IAFF Local 1426
The 2022 Santa Express is full at this time. The enrollment form has been shut off until next year. We thank you for all your support and we look forward to seeing you all out on the road the weekend of December 9, 10, 11.
Monday Morning Headlines 11/27/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Monday Morning,
EXECUTIVE BOARD ELECTIONS
Ballots have been mailed and should have arrived via the US Mail for the District 6 Election. Please remember to follow the Voting Directions in the Ballot Mailer. Vice Presidents have been delivering returned ballots to individual members. Ballots need to be received by December 7th, 2022, by 5 PM.
CPFF Meeting Reminder - Tomorrow, Monday, November 28th 11/27/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
This is a reminder that the CPFF Delegate Meeting is scheduled for Tomorrow, November 28 at 10:30am at the Colorado Professional Fire Fighters event center located at 12 Lakeside Lane. Looking forward to seeing you there. Please click here to register if you can attend.
Payday Raffle 11/25/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Hello all and Happy Payday,
The name drawn for today's Payday Raffle is Kenny Morey! Kenny was hired October 1, 2005 and works at Fire Station #15 near Colfax and Colorado Blvd. Congratulations Kenny!
Payday Raffle 2023 tickets are on sale now! Get yours early. Any Charitable Foundation Board Member will be able to hook you up.
Happy Thanksgiving 11/24/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
November 24, 2022
Dear Brothers and Sisters of Local 858,
Happy Thanksgiving to all of you as we enter the 2022 Holiday Season. We hope you all can take a moment to enjoy this time with friends, family, and savor these precious moments with loved ones.
Monday Morning Headlines 11/21/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Monday Morning,
Happy Thanksgiving Week! Please remember the Union Office will be closed this week on Thursday and Friday.
EXECUTIVE BOARD ELECTION
Ballots have been mailed and should have arrived for the District 6 Election. Please remember to follow the Voting Directions in the Ballot Mailer.
2022 Scholarship Recipient 11/19/22 - Hoffman Estates Professional Fire Fighters Association, Local 2061
The Hoffman Estates Professional Firefighters Association, Local 2061, Scholarship Committee would like to congratulate Alicia Velez. Alicia Velez has been awarded the 2022 Dave Domin Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship will help her obtain a degree in Criminal Justice from Roosevelt University.
Captain Matt Jackson Retierment 11/19/22 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
Members of the Kansas State Council of Firefighters. You are invited to join in the celebration of Captain Matt Jacksons retirement. The event will be held on December 16th 2022 at 6:30 pm. Elks Lodge 723 S. Washington Street, Junction City Ks. 66441. Please RSVP by December 1st via text to 785-226-4073.
2022 | SPFF x Schell's Firebrick for Firefighters 11/18/22 - IAFF Local 21
The Saint Paul Fire Foundation has partnered with August Schell’s Brewing Company to raise funds for firefighter health and wellness. A portion of proceeds from every purchase of Schell’s Firebrick Vienna style lager generates funds for the Saint Paul Fire Foundation or the Minnesota Firefighter Initiative (MnFIRE.
2022 Election Results 11/18/22 - IAFF Local 1009
Local 1009 Election Results were announced on November 17, 2022 at the monthly union meeting by Election Committee Chairman Joseph Carraher.
The Executive board would like to thank all those that ran for an office position and we would also like to congratulate the incoming leadership and wish them success in their future endeavors representing the membership.
Colorado Professional Firefighters Delegate Meeting 11/18/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
The Colorado Professional Fire Fighters Delegate Meeting, will be at the Colorado Professional Firefighters Center, 12 Lakeside Lane, Denver, CO 80212, Monday, November 28th, 2022.
Denver Firefighters will have 12 Delegates. Delegates are chosen by the past CPFF meetings attended, and the number of Union Meetings attended. Denver's Delegates are asked to wear their Local 858 Polo Shirts.
Congratulations Peter Brown 11/17/22 - UPFFA
Congratulations Peter Brown
Elected President of the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut at the 22nd UPFFA Biennial Convention on Tuesday, November 15, 2022
President Brown succeeds President Emeritus Peter S.
IAFF Local 244 Informational Meetings 11/16/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
We will be holding two (2) Informational Meetings to review and discuss the proposed Constitution & Bylaw changes, which will be voted on during our General Election/Vote scheduled for December 6, 2022.
The first meeting will be ‘ZOOM’ ONLY, on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 10:00am. Please register at the following link:
2022 Breakfast with Santa!! 11/16/22 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
Breakfast with Santa Dec 17th! Please use webstore for tickets!!
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General Membership Meeting 11/15/22 - Holyoke Firefighters IAFF Local 1693
Holyoke Firefighters Association
Local 1693 – International Association of Firefighters
Affiliated with Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts
General Membership Meeting
November 21st, 2022
E-Board: 6 P.M.
Payday Raffle 11/11/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Hello all and Happy Payday,
A Veterans Day salute to all veterans for serving in the proud and honorable tradition of the United States military. You’ve helped to make this world a better place. No words can ever express how much that means.
The name drawn for today's Payday Raffle is Dan Piel.
From IAFF Local 21, Thank You Veterans! 11/11/22 - IAFF Local 21
IAFF Local 21 would like to recognize and thank all of our Veterans for their service to ensure our safety, security and freedom. Please take a moment today to reflect on the dedication and sacrifice of all of our Veterans.
To our Members, those who await the safe return of a child, spouse, friend, family member, neighbor, colleague, we support you.
Local Firefighters honored at Commission Meeting 11/09/22 - Suncoast Firefighters
Venice Firefighters, along with Sarasota County and Nokomis fire departments were recognized during the City of Venice Commission meeting for extinguishing an early morning fire in Country Club Estates on Sept. 29 after Hurricane Ian hit the area. Firefighters battled high winds and other hazards to put out the blaze; which destroyed 6 mobile homes in the park.
IAFF Center of Excellence Educational Series 11/08/22 - UPFFA
The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is hosting an online education series for IAFF members, other first responders, healthcare providers, clinicians, and the community at large.
Gambling Addiction: Exploring Prevalence Among First Responders
Wednesday, Nov. 9 | 12 p.m.
IAFF Local 3133 Craig Cook - GoFundMe Campaign 11/07/22 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
IAFF Local 3133 has set up this page to help one of our own. Our Brother Craig Cook suffered severe burns to his head, face, arms, and torso in the line of duty while fighting a fire. Craig will have an extended stay at the University of Kansas burn center, followed by significant rehab when he is released.
Structure Fire 11/07/22 - IAFF Local 828
Longview Fire Department was dispatched to the report of a residential structure fire shortly after 2pm on Friday afternoon in the 200 block of 25th Avenue. The fire was reported by a neighbor who noted flames visible from the kitchen area of the residence. Three Engine Companies, one Ladder Company, and one Battalion Chief responded.
Monday Morning Headlines 11/06/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Executive Board Elections, Veterans Day, Union Office Hours
Working Fire 20 Harwood Street 11/06/22 - IAFF Local 739
A telephone alarm was received for 20 Harwood Street on November 6th, 2022. Upon arrival, L-2 reported smoke showing and smoldering between the 2nd and 3rd-floor windows on the delta side. C-4 called for the Working Fire based on L-2’s report and E-7 made quick work of this fire. They stretched an 1 3/4 inch hand line and knocked the fire down quickly.
12.12.2022 | MN Wild Hometown Heroes Appreciation Night 11/03/22 - IAFF Local 21
Monday, December 12 vs. Edmonton Oilers • 7:00 PM
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The Hometown Heroes ticket pack includes an exclusive, MN Wild branded Hometown Heroes tee shirt, a pregame on ice photo and a pregame gathering.
Payday Raffle 11/01/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Hello all Happy Monday and Happy Halloween,
Here is the belated Payday Raffle announcement caused by technical difficulties on Friday.
The name drawn on Friday October 28th was Chris Santopietro! Chris was hired on the Denver Fire Department over 20 years ago on March 16, 2002. Congratulations Chris.
Nomination Meeting 11/01/22 - IAFF Local 4773
Nomination Meeting for EBoard.
December 7th 2022
Station 1 1800 Hours