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    Firefighters Rescue Nine Ducklings from Catch Basin in Stamford

    Stamford Engine 5 Firefighters Safely Remove Nine Ducklings and Escort Family Back to the Mill River.

    Stamford Fire Fighter Receives 2013 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award !!

    Wedneday, April 24, 2013: Stamford Fire Fighter and Local 786 Member, Bill O'Connell (Group 2, Rescue 1) recieved the 2013 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award this morning at the Fire Department Instructor's Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Indiana. Robert F. Biolchini, chief executive officer of PennWell Corporation, parent company of Fire Engineering/FDIC, made the presentation.

    Local 786 Members Go Hollywood ?

    May 17, 2010 - Four Stamford Fire Fighters were recently hired as extras for the film "We Need To Talk About Kevin". The production of the movie is currently underway in Stamford and featured Academy Award Winning Actress Tilda Swinton and Academy Award Nominee Actor John C. Reilly

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    Captain Daniel Burke Family Photo Gallery
    The family of Deceased Fire Captain Daniel Burke has generously donated several of Captain Burke's personal photos of the Stamford Fire Department and Local 786 functions. Our sincere gratitude to the Burke Family for sharing these with us.
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    Department Photographer Frank Blefari's photos can now be viewed online. Click here to visit Frank's Stamford fire photos.
    First Run with New Engine 3
    Dale Street Fire
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    Honor Watch for Jeff Billingsley - Extended through Thursday 9/30/21
    09/23/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Brother and Sisters,  Honor Watch is a longstanding and solemn tradition for line-of-duty deaths in the fire service. At least two other firefighters will remain with the fallen firefighter's body around the clock on "honor watch" in the days leading up to the funeral. Firefighters are always together, and we never leave anyone behind.
    09/23/21 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    Brothers and Sisters, During the entire football season, the CFD Hockey team will be selling squares for all Patriot's games, to benefit the Hero's Cup Tournament charity (The Fraternal Order of Firefighter Military Veterans, Inc).
    Honor Watch - Urgent Request
    09/22/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Urgent Request - Tomorrow 9/23/21 - 8:00am - 12:00pm I have started this email thread in order to fill urgent Honor Watch needs for Brother Billingsley. In order to reduce the number of emails I will not send out an email when it gets filled.
    Forever Home In Need
    09/22/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Brother Billingsley has two dogs that need a forever home. Murphy( on the left of the photo is 4 years old) and Barnes(on the right side of the photo is 6 years old). The family wishes to keep these dogs together as they search for a new home.
    Friday Update 9-17-21
    09/21/21 - IAFF Local 1014
    ESCI Worcester Fire Department Study Released
    09/20/21 - IAFF Local 1009
    @media only screen and (max-width: 730px){ .pdfview{height:500px !important} FINAL WFD - Master Plan.
    Procession for Brother Billingsley *** TONIGHT***
    09/20/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Procession Route this evening for Brother Billingsley as he is transported to the Denver Coroners Office:  Leave UC Health University Hospital Ambulance Bay on 17th Avenue to Peoria Street and heading south to 6th Ave.  West on 6th Ave to Quebec St.  North on Quebec St to 8th Ave. West on 8th Ave to Kalamath St.  South on Kalamath Street to 3rd Ave.
    Brother Jeff Billingsley
    09/20/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    It is with a heavy heart to report that Brother Jeff Billingsley has passed away this afternoon in an apparent Line of Duty Death. Jeff was a Technician assigned to Engine-35 B-shift and was in his 19th year on the job. Jeff just recently turned 42 years old and is a friend to many on our department. He is also one of the founding members of the Denver Fire Fighters Pipes and Drums Band. As this letter is being written, Jeff is surrounded by his crew at University Hospital in Aurora.
    Luzerne County IAFF Local 840 CBA's
    09/20/21 - PPFFA
    The CBA's for Jenkins Township and Plains Township of IAFF Local 840 Luzerne County have been added to the contract area of the website.
    ***Canceled*** Union Steward Seminar this week!
    09/20/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    UNION STEWARD SEMINAR The Fall Stewards Seminar has been canceled which was scheduled for September 21st at 8:30 a.m. and September 22nd at 5:00p.m. We will work on rescheduling. Thank you for understanding.
    Monday Morning Headlines
    09/19/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Monday Morning Headlines Issues Committee 9/20 Executive Board Meeting 9/23 Collective Bargaining Committee Nominations
    2021 | MDA Fill the Boot
    09/19/21 - IAFF Local 21
    The Boot is Back! On September 15th, 16th and 17th (C - A - B shifts, respectively) watch for members of Saint Paul Firefighter's IAFF Local 21 as they are authorized to conduct a traditional Fill the Boot campaign in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
    35th IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial
    09/18/21 - PFFMaine
    Registration for the 35th IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial, scheduled for September 18, 2021, is now open.
    October Meetings Notice
    09/17/21 - IAFF Local 42
    2021 Nomination & Election Notice
    09/17/21 - IAFF Local 42
    2021 | IAFF Virtual Fallen Firefighter Memorial
    09/17/21 - IAFF Local 21
    Tune in Saturday, September 18 at 11:00 a.m. (Mountain Time) for our 2021 Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Virtual Remembrance to honor our fallen whose names will forever be etched onto our Wall of Honor. The broadcast starts at 10:50 a.m. (MT) and the program begins at 11:00 a.m. (MT). Three ways to watch: www.iaff.org/fffm21 www.youtube.com/IAFFTV www.facebook.
    Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Deputy Chief Edward Pierre
    09/16/21 - IAFF Local 21
    Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Deputy Chief Edward Pierre. Deputy Chief Pierre started with the Saint Paul Fire Department on January 02, 1964.  Ed was promoted to Fire Captain on October 16, 1971.  By 1982, Ed had promoted to District Chief and retired in 1989 as Deputy Chief on the B Shift.
    U.S. Honor Flag Arrival
    09/16/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    The United States Honor Flag travels the country honoring America’s fallen heroes, it arrived in Colorado Wednesday and will stay with fallen Firefighter Paramedic Tony Palato through his memorial service next week.
    Interstate 25 Tanker Fire
    09/16/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    Just after 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, 2021, SMFR received numerous reports of flames and smoke visible from a tanker truck on southbound I-25 north of Castle Pines Parkway. When local members arrived, they found the rear brake assembly on the tractor engulfed in flames.
    PTSI Guide
    09/16/21 - IAFF Local F283
    Brothers and Sisters, Your health and wellbeing are important to all of us. In an effort of support, we are providing this guide as a resource for you to find the help you may need. This is not an exclusive list and is intended to be a starting point for yourself, your family, or each other. Remember it is never too late to ask for help.
    2022 Collective Bargaining Agreement
    09/16/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    The signed 2022 Collective Bargaining Agreement has been uploaded for all active members in accordance with Article XIV, Section 6 of the Denver Fire Fighters Local 858 Constitution and By-Laws.
    DLR Ruling re. Eng 1 staffing
    09/15/21 - IAFF Local 1464
    First-Ever ULP Based On Fire Science Results in Major Ruling That Town Has Obligation To Bargain Before Reducing Fire Engine Staffing September 10, 2021 The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends that a company of at least four personnel respond to a fire alarm.
    Fire Medic Palato Line of Duty Death
    09/15/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    With great sadness, South Metro Fire Rescue announces the Line of Duty Death of Firefighter Paramedic Anthony Palato who passed away peacefully today, September 15, 2021.
    Fire Prevention Week Open House
    09/15/21 - IAFF Local 1164
    Hello Livonia! We are excited to announce that we have having our annual Fire Prevention Week Open House. It will be Saturday October 2 from 10am - 2pm at our Fire Station #3. Livonia Fire Station #3 35000 Seven Mile Road Livonia MI 48152 Come on by and have a look at what we do. Learn some good fire safety messages and make some memories.
    Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Firefighter Richard Thoemke
    09/14/21 - IAFF Local 21
    Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Firefighter Richard “Dick” Thoemke. Firefighter Thoemke started with the Saint Paul Fire Department on June 16, 1958 and retired in 1983.  He was one of three brothers that were on the Fire Department. Richard passed away on August 27th, 2021, at the age of 88. Richard A.
    September 2021: IAFF Center of Excellence is hosting an online education series with topics for first responders, health care providers, clinicians and the community at large.
    09/14/21 - UPFFA
    2021 Endorsed Candidates
    09/14/21 - Boston Firefighters
    Monday Morning Headlines
    09/13/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Good Monday Morning Issues Committee Meeting - 9/13 @ 9:00am Steward Seminar 9/21 & 9/22 Nominations 
    9/11 Remembrance
    09/12/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    On Saturday morning South Metro Fire Rescue held a remembrance ceremony in honor of the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks on America. A lone bagpiper performed while the Honor Guard placed flowers at the Fallen Firefighters Memorial, located at SMFR Headquarters in Centennial. A radio announcement rang out across the district followed by a moment of silence and salutes.
    Auburn Hills Dr. Car vs. House
    09/12/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, September 9, 2021, Local members responded to a traffic collision involving a structure at 16737 E. Auburn Hills Dr. in Parker. When members arrived, they found a SUV that struck the side of a garage with damage to the structure. One person was treated and transported to the hospital with serious injuries, thankfully no one inside the building was injured.
    Arapahoe Court House Fire
    09/12/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, September 9, 2021, Local members and firefighters from Franktown Fire Protection District responded to a reported structure fire on Arapahoe Court in the Pinery Community within Douglas County. Members from first arriving Engine 43 found heavy smoke coming from the home and identified a fire in the basement.
    Phillips Circle House Fire
    09/12/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 7:02 p.m. on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, Local members responded to a reported structure fire in the 3600 block of E. Phillips Circle in Centennial. When members arrived, they observed smoke coming from the garage. Members advanced a hose line and quickly controlled a fire in the garage while additional crews searched the interior of the home and confirmed that no fire extended inside.
    Pink Patch Project | October Breast Cancer Awareness
    09/12/21 - IAFF Local 21
    The Saint Paul Fire Department has joined the Pink Patch Project to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness during the month of October! The Cancer Task Force is on a mission to continue to raise awarenes in the fight against breast cancer through our partnership with the Pink Patch Project.
    Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut United Ride, September 11, 2021
    09/12/21 - UPFFA
    Commemorating the 20th anniversary of 9/11 Connecticut’s Largest 9/11 Tribute 2021 Special Dedications to honor: CT State Trooper First Class Eugene K. Baron, Jr.
    9/11/2001 | 20th Anniversary
    09/11/21 - IAFF Local 21
    NEVER FORGET | 09.11.
    Save The Date: 2022 Retiree's Banquet
    09/11/21 - IAFF Local 42
    The 2021 Retiree's Banquet has been postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic and the guidelines set forth for social distancing.  Please mark your calendars for the rescheduled event which will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at the Argosy Casino.
    Friday Update 9-10-21
    09/10/21 - IAFF Local 1014
    Secretary-Treasurer Vacancy
    09/10/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Brothers and Sisters; Today is brother Phil Cordova’s last day at a DFD Fire Station 7. He is embarking upon a journey that no Denver Fire Fighter has taken as he is the first Assistant to the General President of the IAFF to ever come out of the 5 states that make up the 9th District.
    Message from Secretary-Treasurer Cordova
    09/10/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Today is Phil Cordova's last day in the Firehouse before he moves to Washington D.C. as he accepts his position as Assistant to the General President for Government Affairs, Strategic, and Political Initiatives.  
    Joey's Song concert
    09/10/21 - IAFF Local 311
    Joey’s Song ( www.joeyssong.org ) is a Madison based charity that raises money to find treatments for our friends and neighbors fighting epilepsy. Joey’s Song was established in 2010 after 4 year old Joseph Gomoll lost his lifelong battle with epilepsy. The money we raise goes to fund research grants and patient services in our fight against epilepsy.
    Two injured in motor vehicle crash in Springfield
    09/09/21 - IAFF Local 648
    Two injured in motor vehicle crash in Springfield HAMPDEN COUNTY by: Nancy Asiamah Posted: Sep 7, 2021 / 07:59 PM EDT / Updated: Sep 7, 2021 / 07:59 PM EDT Photo: Springfield Fire Department SPRINGFIELD, Mass.
    Parkway Pre-Primary Rally
    09/07/21 - Boston Firefighters
    Passing of IAFF General President Emeritus Alfred K. Whitehead. He was 91.
    09/07/21 - UPFFA
    The IAFF is greatly saddened by the death of IAFF General President Emeritus Alfred K. Whitehead. He was 91. A fire fighter who dedicated his life to the labor movement, Brother Whitehead passed away September 4, Labor Day weekend. “He was a great union leader,” says General President Edward Kelly.
    Monday Morning Headlines ( Tuesday Morning! )
    09/07/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Good Tuesday Morning COVID-19 Denials Communication Request MDA Collection  South by Southeast  Denver Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation 9/11 Golf Tournament
    September tee shirts
    09/05/21 - IAFF Local 1164
    September is National Suicide Prevention Month. The Yellow Rose Task Force is committed to reducing the stigma associated with reaching out for emotional support and care throughout the fire service. For the month of September the LFD will change its duty shirts to the Suicide Prevention tees.
    Friday Update 9-3-21
    09/03/21 - IAFF Local 1014
    A message from General President Kelly
    09/03/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    CONGRATULATIONS PHIL CORDOVA!  I am pleased to announce Phil Cordova has been appointed Assistant to the General President for Governmental Affairs, Strategic Campaigns and Political Action, effective September 13, 2021.
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