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      Below is a flyer for a softball tournament in the Kansas City area hosted by Consolidated Fire District 2 and Local 1371 benefitting the Down Syndrome Guild.  Could you please forward through your contacts and sites?  Thanks.
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      Members of the Kansas State Council of Firefighters.  The 74th Annual Meeting will be held in Coffeyville  June 5th - 8th.   Registration information is available here.  Golf registration form is located here.
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      Download: Coffeyville INFO sheet.pdf
      Officers and Members The Annual Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters Marlatt/Redmon Legislative Reception will be Thursday February 14th at 5:30 pm.  Thursday afternoon between 1:30 and 2:00 President Wing will have an executive board meeting with all members encouraged to attend.  We will also have a small workshop with a representative from KP&F.
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      Officers and Members The Annual Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters Legislative Reception will be Thursday February 8th at 5:30 pm.  Thursday afternoon between 1:30 and 2:00 President Wing will have an executive board meeting with all members encouraged to attend.  We will also have a small workshop with a representative from KP&F.
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      The PDF contains information about the 2018 conference hotel reservations. 
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      Download: 2018 conference hotel info.pdf
      Save the Date 73rd Annual Conference The Conference will be held June 6th to 9th at the Great Wolfe Lodge in Kansas City, Kansas.  Room rates are $139.00 a night including tax.  Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-608-9653.  Be sure to let them know you are with the Kansas State Council of Firefighters when making reservations.
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      Officers and Members The Annual Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters Legislative Reception will be Thursday February 9th 5:30 pm.  Thursday afternoon between 1:30 and 2:00 President Wing will have an executive board meeting with all members encouraged to attend.  The reception and board meeting will be located at the Ramada Convention Center, Downtown Topeka.
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      Members of the Kansas State Council of Firefighters.   The 72nd annual conference will be held in Hays Kansas June 14th to 17th.  Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.

      One of the Hays L-2119 members has a sick child and a quilt is being made as a fundraiser.  Local 2119 is requesting that Locals bring t-shirts to the Legislative reception, in Topeka, to be made into a quilt.   For more information contact Brandon Woods.   

      Here is a link to the conference announcement.

      Here is a link to the golf information.


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      IAFF Local 135 is hosting a Peer support Certification class August 29th and 30th 2017.  If your Local is interested in attending, contact Local 135 for more information. Fraternally Matt Schulte President Local 135 316-644-6406 428 N. St. Read More...
      Download: Peer Support Flyer Wichita.jpg
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      Heritage Reqional Park Brush Fire
      08/19/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 1:18 p.m. on Monday August 19th, Local members responded to a vegetation fire at Highland Heritage Regional Park, located southwest of University Boulevard and South Quebec Street. When members arrived, they encountered a 50x50 foot area of grass and weeds on fire spreading into thicker vegetation.
      Western Welcome Week Parade
      08/19/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      From keeping everyone safe to joining in the fun, South Metro personnel enjoyed the Western Welcome Week Parade in Littleton, CO today. Local 2086 sponsored Children’s Parade kicked off the Main Street event with the South Metro Safety Foundation Engine ½ and Engine 11 leading the way. Judges included members of the SMFR Board of Directors and an Assistant Fire Chief.
      The IAFF Local 244 General Election will be held in December 2019 (Exact Date-TBD)
      08/19/19 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Attention All Members: Nominations for the 2019 General Election officially open at the General Membership Meeting on September 12, 2019 and will close at the General Membership Meeting on November 14, 2019. In accordance with the Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters IAFF Local 244 Bylaws: Article X, Officer Elections, Section 4.
      2020 IAFF Local 244 Negotiating Teams
      08/19/19 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Attention Members: At this time we are accepting letters of interest for the 2020 Negotiating Teams for both City and County Chapters. Please send the interest letters to President Cheney jcheneyiaff@gmail.com and cc your respective Chapter Vice Presidents. Letters are due by September 4, 2019.
      Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired Firefighter Irvin Hansen
      08/19/19 - IAFF Local 21
      Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of Retired Firefighter Irvin Hansen.  Firefighter Hansen started on June 7, 1948 and retired on February 16, 1982. Funeral service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, August 20 at Lyngblomsten Chapel, 1415 Almond Ave, St. Paul. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service from 9:30-11:00 am at Lyngblomsten Chapel.
      Register your foursome today for our 15th Annual Charity Fundraiser Golf Tournament!
      08/19/19 - IAFF 323
      August, 2019 - Book your foursome today for our 15th Annual Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society Golf Tournament taking place on Wednesday, September 11th at Burnaby's Riverway Golf Course.
      Engineer Kaiser Retirement
      08/16/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      Congratulations to Engineer Dave Kaiser for 39 years of service to the South Metro community.  Enjoy your retirement! https://www.southmetro.
      Friday Update 8-16-19
      08/16/19 - IAFF Local 1014
      Firefighters Rescue Nine Ducklings from Catch Basin in Stamford
      08/14/19 - IAFF Local 786
      Stamford Engine 5 Firefighters Safely Remove Nine Ducklings and Escort Family Back to the Mill River.
      August 14, 2019: INTRODUCING THE IAFF-CT. NO LENDER COST HOME LOAN
      08/14/19 - UPFFA
      INTRODUCING THE IAFF-CT.
      CAMBRIDGE RETIREMENT BOARD ENDORSEMENT
      08/13/19 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Brothers and Sisters, You should have received (or should receive shortly) a ballot for election to the Cambridge Retirement Board via US Postal Service. The election is for a board member for a three-year term from 10/1/2019 to 9/30/2022. Members may vote for one of the two candidates for election. Local 30's Executive Board has voted to endorse Local 30 member John R.
      FF Steven Bahr
      08/13/19 - IAFF Local 1403
      Metro Dade Firefighters Local 1403 regrets to announce the passing of Retired FF Steven Bahr on August 11, 2019. He just turned 70 this year as well. Steven proudly served MDFR for 30 years. He was hired 3/18/74 and retired in 6/30/04. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace. Services to be announced.
      Retired Chief Patrick Lyons
      08/13/19 - IAFF Local 1403
      Metro-Dade Firefighters Local 1403 regrets to announce the passing of Retired Chief Patrick Lyons on August 11, 2019. He just turned 70. Chief Lyons proudly served MDFR for 35 years. He was an avid mountain biker and frisbee golf player and lived his life to the fullest. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace. Services to be announced.
      Retired FF Michael McFall
      08/13/19 - IAFF Local 1403
      Metro Dade Firefighters Local 1403 regrets to announce the passing of Retired FF Michael McFall on August 11, 2019. He was surrounded by family. Mike retired in 2006 and was 63 ears old. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace.
      Notice of Election, Field Representative
      08/13/19 - IAFF 1826
      To all Local 1826 Members, Field Representative William Simpson has tendered his resignation effective January 1, 2020. Nominations for the position of Local 1826 Field Representative will be accepted at the August 29th, 2019 Local 1826 Bi-Monthly Meeting. Meeting is held at the SWFL International Airport Training Center, 15924 Air Cargo Lane, Ft. Myers, Fl. Meeting starts at 6:30PM.
      Franklin St. Vehicle vs. House
      08/12/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 5:40 a.m. on Monday August 12th, Local Members responded to a car vs. house accident at 7231 S. Franklin St. in Centennial. When crews arrived, they found a vehicle against the home and significant damage to one corner of the structure. The residents were home when the accident occurred and safely evacuated without injuries. Paramedics evaluated the driver of the car who was also uninjured.
      SPFD & SPFF 1st Annual Golf Tournament
      08/12/19 - IAFF Local 21
      MDA GOLF OUTING
      08/12/19 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Office Closure
      08/12/19 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
      Redmond Fire & Rescue will be closed during the lunch hour from 12:00-1:00 Monday through Friday August 12-16.  Please visit our main office from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm this week.
      Front End Loader Fire
      08/11/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 12:01 on August 9th, 2019 Local members responded to a reported commercial vehicle fire at 7120 S. Jordan Rd. in Centennial. Quint 35 arrived on scene and found a large CAT front end loader fully engulfed in fire.  Members were able to quickly extinguish the fire before it was able to spread.  No injuries were reported.
      Signs of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
      08/09/19 - UPFFA
      Parkside Apartment Complex Fire.
      08/09/19 - IAFF Local 1164
      Parkside Apartment Complex Fire 3:30 AM on 8/10/19. Livonia Fire Department crews rescued two civilians who were trapped on the second floor and contained the fire to the original 2 units. No injuries reported . Photo Credit: Photographer Matt Zmuda. See Pictures Here. http://www.livoniafirefighters.com/index.cfm?zone=/unionactive/view_pics.
      Friday Update 8-9-19
      08/09/19 - IAFF Local 1014
      Meeting Location Changed
      08/08/19 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
      Monthly meetings will now be held at Vancostas Restaurant at the corner of Denbigh & Old Courthouse Way.
      2nd Annual Mental Health Awareness Golf Event
      08/07/19 - IAFF Local 42
      Download the Registration Form here.
      Paramedic Hansford Retirement
      08/07/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      Congratulations to Paramedic Troy Hansford for 30 years with South Metro Fire Rescue! We wish him all the best in his next life chapter. https://www.southmetro.
      August 2019 General Membership Meetings
      08/07/19 - International Association of Firefighters
      Our next Union meetings will be on Wednesday, August 7th and Thursday, August 8th. Both meetings will take place at The Cabin (on the patio, behind the fireplace) on Route 33 in Freehold and start at 1700 sharp. Please make every effort to attend.
      Membership Information Update
      08/07/19 - IAFF Local 1403
      During the up-coming weeks, Local 1403 will begin the process of updating its membership database in an effort to continue improving our communication with our members. Local 1403 is looking to utilize modern platforms that facilitate getting information out to large groups.
      2019 Ct. United Ride Press Release
      08/06/19 - UPFFA
      2019 Ct.
      West Powers Ave Structure Fire
      08/06/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      On the evening of Monday August 5th, Local 2086 and 1309 members responded to a house fire in the 3400 block of West Powers Avenue in Littleton. While crews were enroute smoke was already visible from a distance. Upon arrival members encountered heavy smoke conditions and confirmed with the occupants that everyone safely evacuated.
      August 15, 2019 - Special Meeting
      08/05/19 - IAFF Local 2980
      Due to several pressing matters the Executive Board has found it necessary to schedule a special meeting.
      South Olathe Cir. Structure Fire
      08/05/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      On August 2nd, 2019 at approximately 16:18 Local members responded to a reported residential structure fire at 5009 S. Olathe Circle. Engine 22, stationed a block away, arrived within minutes of the call and found a deck burning behind the residence. Members made quick work of the fire and forced entered into the home to check for extension, and the rest of the alarm as cancelled.
      8th Annual Guns And Hoses Golf Tournament
      08/05/19 - IAFF Local 21
      We are excited to announce that the 8th Annual Guns And Hoses Golf Tournament will be held at Prestwick Golf Club located in Woodbury on Tuesday September 17th.
      Highland Games Tug Of War 2019
      08/05/19 - IAFF Local 1164
      2019 Tug of War team: Samson, Dash, Keen, JD, Audette, DiLernia, McKee, Parkin, Graff, Gilbert, Romine, Hewitt. We pulled hard but fell to the Marines in the first round.
      Discounted hotel rooms for the IAFF Memorial/ Colorado Rockies Game
      08/05/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good morning and happy Monday, the Annual IAFF fallen firefighter memorial is coming up quickly and we have a link and phone number you can call to reserve a room at the Colorado Springs Marriot for Friday Sept 20th-Sunday the 22nd. Rooms are $149 and more memorial details will follow soon but the discounted room rates are only good until August 21st, so don’t wait. 1.800.932.
      Passing of Charter Member Captain Arthur K. Daly Jr.
      08/05/19 - International Association of Firefighters
      IAFF Local F-147 regrets to announce the passing of Captain Arthur K. Daly Jr. age 83 passed away on Friday August 2, 2019 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune. He was born in Neptune and lived there and in W. Belmar most of his life. Art served his country as a member of the 505 Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division 1953-1956. Art is a member of the P.G.A.
      2019 Randall Atkinson Memorial Academic Scholarship
      08/03/19 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
      All members- We are experiencing difficulties on the CPFF Foundation website with the 2019-2020 application for the Randall Atkinson Memorial Academic Scholarship. Until we can get that up and running again, please use the following email until we can get the site back up. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.
      Bowles Ave. Vehicle vs. Building
      08/03/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 11:07 a.m. on Saturday August 3rd, Local 2086 and 1309 members responded to a vehicle vs. building accident at 8246 W. Bowles Ave. in Jefferson County. When members from South Metro Engine 13 arrived, they found a pick up truck inside the Qdoba restaurant and began checking for injuries.
      Friday Update 8-2-19
      08/02/19 - IAFF Local 1014
      Walmart Donation
      08/02/19 - IAFF Local 1164
      Thank You to Walmart North for their donation of 1500.00 dollars to our department during their re-grand opening. The store manager gave away several grants including ours and Livonia Police Department.
      August 1, 2019: Workshop on Ct. PTSD Legislation
      08/01/19 - UPFFA
      August 1, 2019 Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Assocition of Connecticut Workshop on Ct.
      Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired Firefighter Richard Haider
      08/01/19 - IAFF Local 21
           Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of Retired Firefighter Richard Haider who passed away on July 24. Richard started for the department on June 7, 1948 and retired on April 30, 1990. Visitation will take place at Wulff Funeral Home, 1485 White Bear Ave, Saint Paul on Monday, August 12 from 4-8 pm and again one hour prior to mass at church.
      Highway 67 Brush Fire
      07/31/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 6:32 p.m. on Tuesday July 30, 2019, Local members responded to an automatic aid wildland fire with West Douglas County Fire Protection District.  911 callers reported 2 fires burning near Madge Gulch Road and Highway 67, a large plume of smoke was already visible from miles away. The smallest fire along Madge Gulch was contained at 50x50 feet and quickly extinguished.
      Fair Lane Deck Fire
      07/30/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 2:13 a.m. on Tuesday July 30, 2019, Local members responded to a house fire in the 9700 block of E. Fair Lane in Arapahoe County. When members arrived, they found the backyard deck involved with fire and advanced a hose line to extinguish it. Thanks to a combination of fast reporting and quick actions from members, the flames did not extend inside the home.
      Russell Family Meal Train
      07/30/19 - IAFF local 1289
      Here is the link to help out the Roussell Family with Meals.  It has been extended through August. https://www.mealtrain.
      Bikes, Blues and BBQ Poker Run
      07/29/19 - IAFF Local 2866
      The Bikes, Blues and BBQ Poker Run Preregistration is OPEN. Please be aware that the info on the form is not correct as to where we are going each day. The Friday Route will be going south and the Saturday Route will be going northwest back east. Cost is $25 per hand.
      19-1 Academy Graduation
      07/29/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      Local members, Family, and friends gathered in Lone Tree on Friday July 26th to celebrate the hard work and dedication of 23 recruits making it through 16 weeks of academy training.  We look forward to working with you all and welcome to the family. https://www.southmetro.
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