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      The Golden Pheasant Fire -- 50 years later

      The Worst Fire in Dallas History     by DMagazine Only twice has the entire fire department been called to a blaze. Fifty years ago this month, 750 men fought the Golden Pheasant inferno. Four didn’t make it out.
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      DFD Pink Pins

      In some way, shape or form, most of us have been affected by the devastating effects of breast cancer. Whether it has stricken a close friend, relative, or even you yourself, we are all aware of the impact it can have.
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      Welcome

      The next DFFA Membership Meetings will be held on Monday, April 18 (B-Shift) and Tuesday, April 19 (B-Shift) at the DFFA Union Hall, beginning at 7:00pm each evening.

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      The Golden Pheasant Fire -- 50 years later

      The Worst Fire in Dallas History     by DMagazine Only twice has the entire fire department been called to a blaze. Fifty years ago this month, 750 men fought the Golden Pheasant inferno. Four didn’t make it out.
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      DFD Pink Pins

      In some way, shape or form, most of us have been affected by the devastating effects of breast cancer. Whether it has stricken a close friend, relative, or even you yourself, we are all aware of the impact it can have.
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      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.
      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.
      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.
      Keene L-3265 Golf Tournament
      05/03/16 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      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
      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)
      FFS Exam UPDATE - IMPORTANT
      05/02/16 - IAFF Local 1014
      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.
      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.
      Website Under Construction
      04/30/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
      Good day Local 1290 Members! As part of our goal to get further organized, we are in the process of bringing this website back up to date.  Your patience is greatly appreciated! Most of you know our entire Eboard, with the exception of B Good, are either entirely new, or in a new Eboard position.
      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
      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
      Bill To Help Firefighters Diagnosed With Cancer Heads To Governor’s Desk
      04/27/16 - UPFFA
      The Senate joined the House Tuesday in approving a bill that would create a relief fund for firefighters who are diagnosed with certain types of cancer related to their job. The decision to establish the relief fund followed a year of fighting over a bill that would force municipalities to prove a firefighter didn’t get the cancer while working for the town.
      Fire & EMS Service Day
      04/27/16 - Saint Paul Fire Foundation
      Charter Township of Canton Taking Applications
      04/27/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      Firefighter / Paramedic (Full-time) – Posted 4/25/2016 Salary Range $44,014 to $72,952
      Fallen Firefighters Memorial
      04/27/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good morning all members.  This is just a quick update on the Fallen Firefighters Memorial which is being held Saturday September 17th.  As you're probably well aware, this year will be an especially big year for our membership with Brother John Whelan being added to the memorial wall as well as Brother Jay Kittleson.
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