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May 06, 2016
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Indian Neck Ave. 2nd alarm

Branford Fire Department responded to this multi-family home at 10:39 this morning for a reported building fire. All five occupants of the four apartments managed to escape harm unfortunately however, a dog and cat perished. Branford was assisted by Guilford Fire Department at the scene and North Branford Fire Department who provided cover.
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WTC PATH Car

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.
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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.
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Indian Neck Ave.
2 alarm house fire 10/27/2015
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
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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2016 Guns 'N Hoses Event
05/05/16 - IAFF Local 42
Thank You Jim Astorino
05/05/16 - Northern Ohio Fire Fighters
As of May 5th 2016 Jim Astorino will complete his tenure as President of the Northern Ohio Firefighters Association.  The Northern Ohio Firefighters Association has been serving firefighters for many years and it is my belief that the entire state of Ohio has benefitted from its existence.
Keith D. Smith "Smitty" Obituary
05/05/16 - IAFF Local 4416
Keith D. Smith "Smitty" born March 30, 1944, died Monday, May 2, 2016 as a result from his battle with cancer. The 72-year-old lifelong resident of Indianapolis had touched so many lives through friendship and his illustrious career.
Political Update May 2016
05/05/16 - IAFF Local 2180
Dear Brothers and Sisters, Please take a moment and review a Political Update from P.A.C. Chair Rick Soto.
Shrewsbury Fire Fundraiser
05/05/16 - IAFF Local 1009
Shrewsbury Fire is having a fundraiser for one of their members, Tom Schofield. His almost 2 year old son was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease that has left him with a numbert of neuro deficits. He is in and out of Boston Children's and Tom is unable to work and he and his wife recently had another child.
Car Show Helpers/Bronco-Panther Tickets
05/05/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Hello and good morning all Members,      The first Annual Local 858 Car Show is this next Saturday May 14th.  I'm looking for a couple Probationaries or members who would like to help with some of the activities the day of the Car show.
Lexington Firefighters Compete in Firefighter Challenge
05/05/16 - Lexington Fire Fighters
On Saturday, April 30th, 2016 six (6) members of the Lexington Fire Department Local 1491 competed in "the Firefighter Challenge" hosted by the Norwood Fire Deptartment Local 1631. It was a fundraiser for members of Local 1631 that are going to be participating in the PanMass Challenge in August.
Carolina Brotherhood Training Weekend
05/04/16 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
Casper Local 904 Fundraiser
05/04/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Brothers and Sisters, This is the information on the raffle.  The proceeds will go towards the cancer treatments my wife's cousin is getting.  The drawing for the raffle is currently set for July 12th.  I have 100 tickets being sent to me now, and have already had people interested in them.
By-Laws Vote Results
05/04/16 - IAFF Local 21
By-Laws Change Results: 1. Editor Passed 56-2 2. Dues Passed 52-5 3. Per Diem Passed 53-4 Thank you for coming out to vote.
Bethlehem L0735 Cancer Research Golf Tournament
05/03/16 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
2016 BFD Cancer Research Golf Tournament Whitetail Golf Club June 20, 2016 9:00 A.M. Shotgun Start Four Man Scramble (Captain and Crew) Deadline – June 1st First Come, First Serve – 144 Player Limit $95.
2016 Dearborn Firefighters Burn Drive Softball Classic
05/03/16 - Dearborn Firefighters Local 412
2016 Firefightre Appreciation Night at KC Royals
05/03/16 - IAFF Local 42
1014 Political Action Update
05/03/16 - IAFF Local 1014
Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014 Representing over 3200 Firefighters, Paramedics, Dispatchers, Pilots, Wildland Firefighters, Forestry and Health Haz Mat personnel Political Action Update Political action is the life blood of our organization.
2016 Dearborn Firefighters Burn Drive Raffle Winners
05/03/16 - Dearborn Firefighters Local 412
1. CAR- #00359 MISSY TRENKLE 2. VEGAS TRIP- #00664 RON BUKOWSKI 3. $750 CASH- #00726 BILL HARTLEY 4. CABRERA JERSEY- #01241 ERIK GARCIA 5. (5) TIGER GAMES- #0808 ELIZABETH PSAILAU 6. KAYAK #00535 JOE FENECH 7. 21" TV- LOU ORLEANS 8. FIRE PIT- #01126 AL DRAGONE 9. (3) TIGER GAMES- #01474 KAREN KUEHLS 10. STAFFORD JERSEY- RICHARD SAJEWSKI 11.
Benefit for Brother Ben Garcia's Family
05/02/16 - IAFF Local 2180
On May 21st BNS Brewing will be hosting the next Pint Project event benefiting the National City Firefighters Association Local 2744 so they may assist their own Ben Garcia and his wife Dana during a difficult time. The Pint Project, Inc is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that supports first responders and their families in a time of need.
Elections
05/02/16 - National Capital Federal Firefighters
All, Elections have concluded with the following results, Central Battalion: Timothy Cottet   Dahlgren: Carl Nutwell  Annapolis: Resulted in a 2 way tie, James Bower and Ryan Gallant, IAW article 7 section 10 of our By-Laws. James Bower by virtue of highest card drawn remains as Annapolis VP.
Lt. Ray McCormack Seminar
05/02/16 - New London Fire Fighters
The New London Burn Foundation Presents a Seminar with Lieutenant Ray McCormack on Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 8am to 4 pm.
Peabody Honor Guard PUB DAY !!
05/02/16 - IAFF Local 925 (Peabody Firefighters)
St. Charles Fire Fighter Community Outreach Golf Tournament
05/01/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
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2016 MPFFU Convention Bar Crawl
05/01/16 - Dearborn Firefighters Local 412
2016 Stop Drop and Reel Fishing Tournament
05/01/16 - IAFF Local 21
This years Stop Drop and Reel Fishing Tournament will be on Big Marine Lake on Wednesday, June 29. Check in at 8:00 a.m., fishing starts at 9:00 a.m.
Golf Tournament 2016
05/01/16 - IAFF Local 892
It's that time of year again! The Local 892 13th Annual Fallen Firefighter Fund Golf Tournament will be held Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Norwich Golf Course. The cost is $120 per player and we are accepting foursomes only.  If you are interested in playing in the tournament or supporting us by donation or sponsor, please see and download the attatched fliers. RSVP by June 1, 2016.
Sporting Clay Shoot Fundraiser by Shelby Township Firefighters Local 1338
05/01/16 - Shelby Twp. IAFF Local 1338
The Shelby Township Firefighters Local 1338 is hosting a sporting clay shoot fundraiser on June 25th, 2016 at the Detroit Sportsmen's Congress located at 49800 Dequindre Rd, Shelby Township, MI 48317.  The proceeds will go to the Shelby Township Firefighters Charity Fund.
Big John Ale Tapping and Chili Cook-off
04/30/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
Hey Folks, Dry Dock North Dock is hosting the 3rd Annual Big John Ale Tapping and Chili Cook-off, featuring Disc Golf this year!  Come join us in this family friendly fundraiser and hear stories from those that actually worked on Big John. This year's event in May 21st at 12pm.  Please see attachments for more information.
St. Baldrick's Foundation Fundraiser
04/30/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
Help end childhood Cancer! June 25th, Dry Dock South, time: TBD Please see the following website for further info and contact. https://www.stbaldricks.
Golf - FABF - Save the Date!
04/30/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
Golfers, quasi-golfers, non-golfers and volunteers! Save the Date: September 29, 2016 Evergreen, CO 09:30 Shotgun start 4-person scramble $85/head Dinner and Silent Auction included! More info to come soon.
3rd Annual Big John Ale Tapping and Chili Cook-off Fundraiser
04/30/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
Hey Folks, May 21st is our 3rd Annual Big John Ale Tapping and Chili Cook-off Fundraiser to be held at Dry Dock, North Dock.  Stop in for a taste and stories from Retirees that actually rode on Big John!  Please see attachments for further info.
April 2016 Meeting Minutes
04/29/16 - Asheville Fire Fighters Association
June 6, 2016: Connecticut State Firefighters Association Memorial Foundation Memorial Fundraiser Dinner
04/29/16 - UPFFA
Connecticut State Firefighters Association Memorial Foundation Memorial Fundraiser Dinner Monday, June 6th, 2016  at the Aqua Turf, in Southington, Ct. The event begins at 5:30 P.M. with a cash bar, program promptly starting at 6:30 with dinner to follow at 7:00 P.M.
EFIGHTER SPECIALIST EXAM UPDATE
04/29/16 - IAFF Local 1014
7th District Benevolent Fund Scholarship Winners 2016
04/29/16 - IAFF 7th District
Winners for the 2016 Magnificent 7th District Benevolent Fund Scholarships have been determined.  The raters stated they found it difficult to rank this year and thank all for thier hard work.  The essays were extremely good but as in the past one did rise above others and it is attached.
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04/28/16 - IAFF Local 1014
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04/28/16 - IAFF Local 1014
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Guns & Hoses Starts Soon!
04/28/16 - Local 2580
Our 8th Annual Guns & Hoses Softball Tournament starts tomorrow.   Fri., 4/29 - 6:30pm:  CHFD vs. UNC Burn Center Staff - 7:30pm:  CHFD vs. CHPD for bragging rights Sat., 4/30 Games start at 9:00am & will continue through the afternoon.   All games will be at Homestead Park (100 Aquatic Dr., Chapel Hill, NC; www.townofchapelhill.
We now have a cancer bill
04/28/16 - IAFF Local 1565
The State of Idaho now has a bill covering the medical treatment of Fire Fighters who develop certain kinds of cancer.  This bill is over 10 years in the making.  Good job Boise Brothers.
20/20 Lasik Exclusive Offer
04/28/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Brothers and Sisters, 20/20 Institute has been a long time supporter of the CPFF Foundation.  20/20 is offering CPFF members an exclusive offer for their Lasik services.  Please see the attached flyer and contact 20/20 Lasik for specific details on this benefit.
3rd Annual CPFF Foundation Cup Golf Tournament
04/28/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Brothers and Sisters, CPFF Foundation Cup Golf Tournament is just around the corner.  This is a great opportunity to support our Foundation and help us provide aid and support to Colorado firefighters and their families.  Registration for individual players is $150 or a foursome can be purchased for $400, a savings of $200.
Congratulations Chief Hicks
04/28/16 - IAFF Local 1652
Local 1652 would like to congratulate Deputy Chief Joseph Hicks on his promotion to Chief of the Department!  Chief Hicks was appointed and sworn in at the Town's Selectmen's meeting Tuesday April 26th, 2016.  We wish Chief Hicks the best of luck in his new position and we look forward to working with you into the future.
Active Duty Death Announcement
04/28/16 - IAFF local 2464
It is with great sadness that the Walpole Firefighters, I.A.F.F. Local 2464 announce the active duty death of Firefighter Ryan Ferreira. Brother Ferreira passed away on April 25th 2016 after suffering a medical emergency. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. Services will be announced in the near future, and will be posted here when made available.
Firefighter Ryan Ferreira Memorial Fund Online Donations
04/28/16 - IAFF local 2464
This link is for our online fundraising portal. Currently all donations received through this paypal account will go towards the Firefighter Ryan Ferreira Memorial Fund.
Colorado Fallen Firefighters Memorial
04/27/16 - IAFF Local #1945
Brothers and Sisters, The 2016 Colorado Fallen Firefighters Memorial will be held May 7th at the Colorado Fallen Firefighters Memoria in Belmar Park, close to the Lakewood Cultural Arts Center.
Western Berks EMS L4803 member injured today
04/27/16 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
Western Berks EMS L4803 member Melissa Lill was injured this morning in a 2 vehicle MVA. A Go Fund Me account has been set up and the link is below. Details will provided when they are available. https://www.gofundme.
FPF Delegates and Alternates
04/27/16 - IAFF Local 1403
Fire & EMS Service Day
04/27/16 - IAFF Local 21
2016 MDA Challenge
04/27/16 - IAFF Local 42

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2016 Guns 'N Hoses Event
IAFF Local 42
Thank You Jim Astorino
Northern Ohio Fire Fighters
Keith D. Smith "Smitty" Obituary
IAFF Local 4416
Political Update May 2016
IAFF Local 2180
Shrewsbury Fire Fundraiser
IAFF Local 1009
Car Show Helpers/Bronco-Panther Tickets
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