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August 6th 2015, Members of the Branford Fire Department - Local 2533, East Haven Fire Department & the New York City Fire Department's honor guards including New Haven Emerald Society and the F.D.N.Y. Pipe band as well as many other volunteers and delegates welcomed PATH car 745 into its new home at the East Haven Trolley Museum.
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Bailout Bag Training.

May 2015, some members of the Local 2533 were selected to participate in a train the trainer program for the newly purchased bail out kits. Members from Branford Fire were given some classroom instruction as well as in depth hands on training on how to utilize these lifesaving pieces of equipment from some members of Stratford Fire Dept.
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Attic fire

On May 4, 2015 at @ 3:15 p.m. the Branford Fire Department was dispatched to Sound view Heights for a reported structure fire. Engines 1,2,9 Rescue 1, Truck 1, Medic 1, Car 6 as the incident commander. Car 2 arrived first on scene to report smoke showing from the attic area.

Fatal Accident I-95

On April 30th at 6:00a.m. Units C6,E1,R1,M1&M2 were dispatched to an motor vehicle accident on I-95 n\b. Units on scene found a head on accident involving a mini van and a pick up truck. Extrication was required (using HURST cutters, spreaders, & rams) One patient was found to be d.o.a. but M1 & M2 transported 2 other occupants.

674 Main street

April 28th at 3:45 am the Branford Fire Dept. was dispatched to 674 Main St. for a reported structure fire with persons trapped. Once on scene crews were met with a significant amount of fire on the first and second floors trapping the occupants of the third floor with no means of egress including the fire escape. Immediately Car 6 (D.C.

Soundview Hgts structure fire
5\4\2015 Structure Fire
Soundview Hgts structure fire
5\4\2015 Structure Fire
Fatal M.V.A. I-95
April 30, 2015 Early morning Fatal accident
Truck Roll Over 11/3/2014
Early Morning Truck Accident
Truck Roll Over 11/3/2014
Early Morning Truck Accident
8 Heritage Hill 10/31/2014
2nd alarm Gas driven fire
8 Heritage Hill 10/31/2014
2nd alarm Gas driven fire
Harbor Village 1/4/2014
Bed room fire
Harbor Village 1/4/2014
Bed room fire
M.V.A. Brushy Plains Rd. (08/18/2013)
Fatal M.V.A. Brushy Plains Rd.
East Haven R.I.T.
Plane Crash on Charter Oak Ave.
East Haven R.I.T.
Plane Crash on Charter Oak ave.
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Group 3 battles Bowers Street structure fire
09/04/15 - IAFF Local 853
Companies from Group 3 responded to a reported structure fire on September 4th at appoximately 14:45 at the reported address of 210 Salem Street. Arriving companies reported heavy fire in the rear of the structure running its way up the outside of the building and began stretching lines.
Local 4416 Collects for MDA Labor Day Weekend
09/04/15 - IAFF Local 4416
More than 100 members of the Hamilton County Fire Departments Local 4416 will fan out across the city with boots in hand for this year’s drive on September 4- 6th around Hamilton County.
Message From IAFF 5th District Vice President
09/04/15 - IAFF Local 21
Brothers and Sisters, By now the majority of you have heard the tragic news of the Line of Duty Death of one of our St. Paul Local 21 members, Shane Clifton.  If you are sending any honor guard members and/or pipes and drum members please contact and coordinate with St. Paul L21 member, Captain Jerry Deno, 651.249.3331,
09/04/15 - IAFF 421
09/04/15 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Labor Day weekend events
09/04/15 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
The Western Maine Labor Council Labor Day events for 2015 has a correction.  There will be no event in Jay. Sorry for any inconvenience.  A full, corrected list of all Labor Day events is below. We hope to see you there.
LODD Shane Clifton
09/04/15 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
Saint Paul Line of Duty Death – Firefighter/Paramedic Shane Clifton Visitation Location: Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church Address: 1669 Arcade St., Saint Paul, MN 55106; (651) 774-5954 Times: Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Funeral Location: Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church Address: 1669 Arcade St.
New Firefighters Sworn In Today 9/3/2015
09/03/15 - Scranton Firefighters IAFF Local # 60
Five new firefighters were sworn in this morning at city hall.  This marks the first new class of recruits since 2008.  They will now spend the next 14 weeks at Harrisburg Area Community College were they will train and earn their certifications.  Upon successful completion they will join their brothers in the Scranton Fire Department in protecting our city.
Shane Clifton LODD Services
09/03/15 - IAFF Local 21
Public Safety agencies wishing to participate in Firefighter/Paramedic Shane Clifton's services click on the above link to fill out the Saint Paul Fire Departments logistics information form.
DFM Promotions
09/03/15 - IAFF Local 801
Congratulations to Lieutenant Tyler Bergemann and Lieutenant Eric Handau who were both promoted to Deputy Fire Marshal today.
Upcoming Election Notice
09/03/15 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Nominations for Executive Board Officers shall take place at the October meetings pursuant to Article IV Section 2 of the Bylaws.
Fill the Boot
09/02/15 - Fargo Fire Fighters
The IAFF's main charity event is coming up. From Friday, 9/18 through Sunday, 9/20/15, members of Local 642 and Fargo Fire will be manning booths at Hornbacher's grocery stores in Fargo to collect money for the area chapter of the MDA. The money raised will help send children to summer camp! Thanks in advance for your support.
No Override on Right to Work Rally
09/02/15 - IAFF Local 42
District 3 VP Campaign Literature
09/02/15 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Please see the attached Campaign Literature from the District 3 VP nominees.  The election will be open starting tonight through October 7th. The polls will be open during normal office hours, 8am - 3pm, and will close prior to the start of the Union Meeting at 7pm on October 7th.
Tim Herbig's Road to Recovery
09/02/15 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
Hello IAFF MG Brother’s and Sister’s I am writing to you on behalf of Tim Herbig 2nd District Coordinator for the MG. In early June Tim was involved in an accident that left him in the hospital for weeks. Tim has significant injuries that will require months of rehabilitation. Doctor’s have estimated that he will be out of work for 12 months.
No Override on Right to Work Rally
09/02/15 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Brush 62 assists with Douglas County brush fire
09/01/15 - Cunningham Fire Fighters
Southeast Wildland Task Force consisting of Aurora, Cunningham and South Metro.
Attention Media and IAFF Affiliates
09/01/15 - IAFF Local 21
Re: St.
MDA "Fill the Boot" 2015
09/01/15 - Cunningham Fire Fighters
Your Local 3027 firefighters will be out collecting donations this weekend for Muscular Dystrophy.  Please stop by and say hello if you see us.  If you would like to donate to this great cause we will gladly accept your donations on behalf of MDA.
South Bossier Local Fundraisers
09/01/15 - IAFF 14th District
See message below from South Bossier Fire District 2 Local-4993 President Hunter Tannehill.   Attached are the flyers for our current fundraisers. Would greatly appreciate any advertising help! We'll be taking shirt orders until the 15th of September.  Thanks guys.
SBFD2 Local #4993 Breast Cancer Shirts
09/01/15 - PFFA
SBFD2 Local #4993 Custom Wood Cooler Raffle
09/01/15 - PFFA
NTA Life Insurance Endorsement
08/31/15 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
08/31/15 - Turlock Professional Firefighters
Nominations sought for Turlock Firefighters’ Pink Helmet Award Turlock—Nominations are now being accepted by the Turlock Firefighters Local #2434 for the association’s Pink Helmet Award.
08/31/15 - Turlock Professional Firefighters
The Pink Helmet Award will be to be presented to someone whose life has been touched by cancer and who represents the characteristics of a firefighter— compassion, bravery, honesty, commitment and courage.  Nominees must be residents of Stanislaus or Merced counties.  Nomination forms can be downloaded and submitted online at through September 25.
Bravest BBQ team in action
08/31/15 - IAFF Local 1426
The Fairfield Fire Fighters BBQ team "Smoke Showing" took home a third place finish at the second annual New England Kosher BBQ Championship on August 30th in Fairfield.
IAFF Local 103 Softball Tournament
08/31/15 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Download Registration Form here.
2015 Breast Cancer Awareness Month T-Shirts
08/31/15 - IAFF Local 42
2016 INTERNATIONAL DEPLOYMENTS POSTED for Fire Rescue International Training Association!
08/31/15 - International Association of Firefighters Local 1782
Fire Rescue International Training Association Fundraiser
08/31/15 - International Association of Firefighters Local 1782
Burger & Cerveza Night September 17th! John B Pub, Coquitlam 6:30 - 8:00 pm Only $15   Come meet our members, learn about our deployments For tickets email kim@frita.
BOSTON GLOBE: Settlement will make Narcan more affordable, Mass. AG says
08/31/15 - Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts
Settlement will make Narcan more affordable, Mass. AG says Attorney General Maura Healey announced Monday that a manufacturer of a drug that can help reverse opioid overdoses will pay the state $325,000, resolving her concerns about a sharp price increase last year.
Saint Paul Firefighters Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Firefighter/Paramedic Shane Clifton
08/31/15 - IAFF Local 21
Tonight at Fire Station 14, Saint Paul Firefighter/Paramedic Shane Clifton collapsed after a workout. Medic 14, Medic 10 and Squad 2 worked feverishly to resuscitate him. Saint Paul Firefighter/Paramedic Shane Clifton passed at Regions Hospital.
08/30/15 - UPFFA
Thoughts and Prayers for Ozzy
08/30/15 - IAFF Local 317
September 10, 2015: New London Public Safety Unions Press Conference - Michael Passero For Mayor
08/29/15 - UPFFA
The Hidrant
08/28/15 - IAFF Local 51
JOIN US AT THE HIDRANT 3112 Forney Dr. FRIDAY          PREMIUM LIQUOR SHOTS                    $2.
Lowell Firefighter Outing
08/28/15 - IAFF Local 853
Attached is an updated flyer for this year’s outing which will be held on Sept 17th at the Bunting Club. I added a few more details... It will be $20 per guy, $10 for Retirees that will get you a T-shirt, Food, and Beer… Also we are going to have a 50/50 raffle, Pie eating contest, Cornhole Tournament, Horshoes, etc.
Noblesville Breast Cancer Awareness Shirts
08/28/15 - IAFF Local 4416
The Noblesville Fire Department will be wearing pink ribbon shirts throughout the month of October in support of the Megan S. Ott Foundation.  We will be selling shirts to the general public through September 21st.  Proceeds will benefit the Megan S. Ott Foundation.  To order, use the PayPal buttons below.
Missoula Area Stage II Fire Restrictions
08/28/15 - IAFF Local 271
Missoula Area Stage II Fire Restrictions are in effect as of 12:01AM on Friday August 28th. The portions of the Missoula and Ninemile Ranger District within Mineral County as well as the entire Superior RD and Plains-Thompson Falls ranger districts of the Lolo National Forest are under Stage II Fire Restrictions due to continued dry conditions and potential for rapid and dangerous fire growth.
September Bi-Monthly Meeting
08/28/15 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation Payday Raffle
08/28/15 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
The winner for today's Payday Raffle is Tom Mahoney. Congratulations Tom! Children's Hospital Summer Burn Camp was held August 17-24 in Estes Park.  Thanks to all who helped with the coordination of airport arrivals and departures.  A big shout out to Celina Salgado, Administrative Assistant to Angela Cook at DIA.  Celina spearheaded the efforts at the airport this year.
100th Annual Ball
08/27/15 - IAFF Local 2647
Pittsfield Permanant Firemans Association 100th Annual Ball INVITATION The Pittsfield Permanent Firemen’s Benefit Association is holding its 100th Annual Ball on the night of September 26th, 2015. This event will be held in the Crowne Plaza Hotel Grand Ballroom starting w/cocktail hour and registration at 5 o’clock in the evening.
Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony
08/27/15 - Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts
08/27/15 - IAFF Local 3169
This years Chili Cookoff will be Saturday, Nov. 7th.  Last year we took Marion Counties HOTTEST Chili and 2nd Place PEOPLES CHOICE awards.  As usual we will be needing volunteers for the day of the cookoff.  We will be cooking for the cookoff Friday, Nov. 6th at the Union Hall for anyone who wants to participate in cooking.
IAFF Local 244 General Election will be held December 8, 2015 from 7:00am-7:00pm
08/27/15 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The IAFF Local 244 General Election will be held December 8, 2015 from 7:00am-7:00pm Nominations for the 2015 General Election officially open at the General Membership Meeting on September 10, 2015 and will close at the General Membership Meeting on November 12, 2015.
More Retirements and Promotions for Local 2687
08/27/15 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
Thursday, August 6, 2015 Dozens of friends and fellow firefighters, active and retired, gathered at Station 3 Thursday afternoon, August 6th, to bid farewell to Batt. Chief Bill Fitzmaurice, who joined the department in February 1987 as a Firefighter-Paramedic, and who officially retires as of August 10th.
School Bus Safety Tips
08/27/15 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
Riding The Bus Riding a school bus is a great way for your child to get to school. In the United States, 23 million students take the bus to and from school each day. Unfortunately, you may already know that the greatest risk involved is not riding the school bus, but getting on and off the bus.

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