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    Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts Give Lifesaving Tips for Halloween
    Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts
    Fiscal Year 2014 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program FOA Release
    Professional Firefighters of Maine
    MFFA Foundation Donates $25,000 to Firefighters Burn Center
    IAFF Local 1784
    Have A Safe & Fun Halloween!
    Medford Firefighters Local 1431
    Mayor Menino's Passing
    Boston Fire Fighters
    PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS OF MA PRESIDENT EDWARD A. KELLY STATEMENT REGARDING PASSING OF FORMER BOSTON MAYOR THOMAS M. MENINO
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      2014 MDA Fill the Boot Campaign

      Dallas Firefighters were on the streets again this spring for our annual MDA Fill the Boot Campaign. This year's effort marked the 60 year anniversary of the relationship between the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Firefighters, which began in 1954. This year's Fill the Boot Campaign had an extra special meaning for Dallas Firefighters, as we worked to help one of our own.
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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 to the DFFA Website

      Welcome to the online home of the Dallas Fire Fighters Association. We hope that the format will be easy to navigate and be able to provide relevant information to our members. The DFFA works hard to build lines of communication to represent our members at city hall.
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      The next DFFA Membership Meetings will be held on Monday, November 17 (C-Shift) and Tuesday, November 18 (A-Shift) at the DFFA Union Hall, beginning at 7:30pm each evening.

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      2014 MDA Fill the Boot Campaign

      Dallas Firefighters were on the streets again this spring for our annual MDA Fill the Boot Campaign. This year's effort marked the 60 year anniversary of the relationship between the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Firefighters, which began in 1954. This year's Fill the Boot Campaign had an extra special meaning for Dallas Firefighters, as we worked to help one of our own.
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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.
      Read More...

      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.
      Read More...

      Welcome to the DFFA Website

      Welcome to the online home of the Dallas Fire Fighters Association. We hope that the format will be easy to navigate and be able to provide relevant information to our members. The DFFA works hard to build lines of communication to represent our members at city hall.
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      Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts Give Lifesaving Tips for Halloween
      10/31/14 - Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts
      BOSTON, MA – By making small adjustments to costume and decoration choices on Halloween, danger and risk to public safety is easily decreased. According to the U.S.
      Fiscal Year 2014 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program FOA Release
      10/31/14 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
      This serves as notification that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Fiscal Year 2014 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) will open on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 8:00 am eastern time. The application period for the FY 2014 AFG program closes on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5:00 pm eastern time.
      MFFA Foundation Donates $25,000 to Firefighters Burn Center
      10/30/14 - IAFF Local 1784
      Memphis Fire Fighters continued its commitment to the community today by donating $25,000 to the Firefighters Burn Center at Regional One Health.  The MFFA Foundation holds a golf tournament annually and 100% of the proceeds are given to the Burn Center.
      Have A Safe & Fun Halloween!
      10/30/14 - Medford Firefighters Local 1431
      The Firefighters of Local 1431 want to encourage you to have a safe and fun Halloween.  Remember to keep little ones safe this #Halloween by making sure they can see out of their costume masks!  You can also avoid a real scare this #Halloween by making sure to keep flames away from decorations and costumes.  So use battery-operated lights wherever possible! Happy Halloween.
      Mayor Menino's Passing
      10/30/14 - Boston Fire Fighters
      On behalf of Boston Firefighters Local 718, I would like to acknowledge the passing of Mayor Thomas M. Menino and extend my condolences to the Menino Family. Mayor Menino will forever be a part of Boston's political landscape. His leadership shaped our great city and Bostonians everywhere are grateful for that.
      PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS OF MA PRESIDENT EDWARD A. KELLY STATEMENT REGARDING PASSING OF FORMER BOSTON MAYOR THOMAS M. MENINO
      10/30/14 - Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 30, 2014 Former Mayor Thomas M. Menino dedicated his life to serving the City of Boston, its residents and visitors.  He literally took the title of “Mayor” to a new level.  Almost 60% of all Boston residents have personally met him - which truly made him the ‘Mayor of the people’.
      Salvation Army Bell Ringing Season Begining
      10/30/14 - IAFF Local 21
      Bell ringers are needed for the Salvation Army's Kettle Kickoff on Friday, November 8, 2014, (B shift working). Location: Midway Cub Foods from 1000 to 1700 hrs in 2 hr shifts in turnouts.  Please contact Bob Kippels, 651/274-6653, with preferred time.  Thanks for your help.
      Sample Ballots from Local 42's Political Action Committee
      10/30/14 - IAFF Local 42
      Medford Fire Fighters Association PAC Candidate Endorsements 2014
      10/30/14 - Medford Firefighters Local 1431
      Medford City Council: Ward 2 Tim D'Alessandro, Ward 3 Kevin Stine, Ward 4 Michael Zarosinski. Jackson County Circuit Court Judge: Judge Adam Peterson
      OK Fire Pipes & Drums
      10/30/14 - IAFF local 1882
      Lawton firefighters are third of state bagpipes-and-drums honor band Sun, 10/05/2014 - 4:24am Malinda Rust. Lawton Constitution Lawton Fire Department Capt. Mark Schucker steps out into the sunlight of the basketball court at Fire Station No. 2. Instead of an orange ball, he's grasping a set of bagpipes under his arm.  Firefighter Drew Young and Lt.
      2014 Operation Warm Coat Distribution
      10/29/14 - IAFF Local 21
      Altoona Fire vs. Reading Fire Charity Hockey Game
      10/29/14 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Altoona L0299 will host Reading L1803 in their 1st Charity Hockey game. This event will benefit Sheetz for Kidz and will be held November 15, 2014 at Galactic Ice in Altoona, PA. L0299 is asking for a donation at the door and are selling event T-Shirts. Matt Kennedy is the point of contact.
      2014 Elections
      10/29/14 - IAFF Local 3357
      ~~ AUGUSTA PROFESSIONAL                  FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION TO MEMBERS; LOCAL 3357 WILL BE HOLDING ELECTIONS IN NOVEMBER FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW. THE CURRENT EXECUTIVE BOARD ENCOURAGES THOSE INTERESTED TO EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST.
      Funeral Services for Alva Jackson
      10/29/14 - Oregon State Fire Fighters Council
      Alva Jackson, wife of Emeritus Member Frank Jackson has passed away.  Her memorial services are as follows: The funeral for Alva Lu Jackson has been scheduled.
      Nov 4th Election Endorsements
      10/29/14 - IAFF Local 73
      St.
      Union Meeting 11/10
      10/29/14 - Longmont Professional Fire Fighters Association - IAFF Local 1806
      48/96 Work Schedule
      10/29/14 - IAFF 3711
      Please log on and vote on the opinion poll regarding the 48/96 work schedule.  The voting starts October 29, and ends on November 5th.
      GOTV Reminder
      10/28/14 - IAFF Local 312
      It's time to give and time to give THANKS!
      10/28/14 - IAFF Local 1563
      Every year your Anne Arundel County Professional Firefighters team up with The Anne Arundel County Professional Fire Chiefs Association to feed needy families within our county. This year we are looking to set giving records. Please consider putting together a basket, buying some items for a basket or just donating cash for us to do the shopping.
      The 2014 Fire/EMS Millage Proposal
      10/28/14 - IAFF Local 3472
      Novemeber 4th is only a few days away.  Please make your voice heard and Vote YES on the Rochester Hills Fire/Rescue Protection. The City of Rochester Hills has a video available to show why this millage is needed and what a YES vote will do for you.
      Elections Have Consequences, A Message from General President Harold Schaitberger
      10/28/14 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      On November 4, voters will be heading to the polls to elect or re-elect candidates at the local, state and federal levels … and the stakes are high for our members and our profession. WATCH VIDEO .
      Registration for Sparky's Toy Drive - November 13th & 14th
      10/28/14 - Windsor Professional Firefighters Association
      Registration for the 2014 Sparky's Toy Drive will be on November 13th & 14th from 9:00AM - 7:00PM at St. Andrews Church on the corner of Park Street West and Victoria Avenue in Downtown Windsor. Please bring valid ID for yourself and children. For additional Information contact John McRae at 519-818-0678 or email sparky@windsorfirefighters.org.
      2014 Candidate Endorsements
      10/28/14 - Alaska Professional Fire Fighters Association
      2015 Health & Benefits Video
      10/28/14 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      2015 Health & Benefits video.
      Win this Bike!!!!
      10/28/14 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Firefighters Coats for Kids
      10/28/14 - Pittsburgh Fire Fighters IAFF Local No.1
      Pittsburgh Fire Fighters IAFF Local No.1 Firefighters Coats for Kids, Pittsburgh Fire Fighters to Provide Brand New Winter Coats to Children in Need Pushing Back Against the Cycle of Poverty and Serving the Children in our CommunityThe Pittsburgh Fire Fighters Local No.1, are hosting the 3rd annual Firefighters Coats for Kids Program, helping local children in need.
      OSFFC/IAFF PEP Seminar
      10/28/14 - Oregon State Fire Fighters Council
      ELECTIONS HAVE CONSQUENCES
      10/28/14 - Oregon State Fire Fighters Council
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0H6TsOGmAU&feature=youtu.
      City Approves Park Rename
      10/28/14 - IAFF Local 51
      Today the City of El Paso passed a resolution to rename the Tierra Del Este#30 Park after our beloved Kip Hall.  Many people were involved with this endeavor.  Check the city website for more details.  Below are some resources to access the information.
      Pensions Focus of Detroit Bankruptcy Case's Closing Arguments
      10/28/14 - Paul Hufnagel
      The historic hearings on whether Detroit will exit the nation's largest-ever municipal bankruptcy came to a quick end Monday after closing arguments, which were abbreviated by settlements with major creditors.
      President's Message 10/28/14
      10/28/14 - IAFF Local 2180
      Dear Brothers and Sisters,                            It’s been approximately two months into our new administration and a lot has changed.  Some good and some bad, but we need to continue to work together in an effort to solve all of our issues.
      Open Enrollment Letter
      10/28/14 - IAFF Local 1403
      Wisconsin Worker's Fight Against Union Busting
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 311
      Wisconsin Workers Fight Against Union Busting Wisconsin workers refuse to give up the fight to remove union-busting, job-killing Governor Scott Walker. Ed Schultz traveled to Madison, Wisconsin to talk with local firefighters about the state’s future. Rep. Mark Pocan joins the conversation.
      Save the Date for Christmas Party
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 271
      Firefighters and Retirees please mark your calendars and plan on attending the 2014 Christmas Party.  Bring as may guests as you like, the more the merrier. Date: Friday December 12th, 2014. Times: 6:15 PM to Midnight Location: The Doubletree in Missoula Entertainment: There will be a live Band (the Tomcats) playing from 9:15 to 11:45. Invites will go out in two weeks.
      Coats for Kids 2014
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 2819
      We're looking for your participation to assist a truly great cause. Operation Warm's Coats for Kids drive is commencing this November 12th at 12:00pm. The Kitsap Fire Fighters Benevolent Fund will be spearheading the logistics but the basics are listed below. Meet at Bremerton Station 2 at 11:15 Departing 2's at 11:40 and headed to West Hills STEM Academy at 520 National Ave.
      Highrise Ops Class in Norfolk
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 794
      Our brothers from Norfolk FD, Local 68 are sponsoring a Highrise Firefighting Operations Course by Dave McGrail in March. The class is only $40 until 12/31 and $50 after the new year. Dave McGrail is an asst chief with the Denver FD and considered one of the nations leading experts on fires in highrises, mid-rises, and standpipe equipped buildings.
      Change your clocks and change your battery in your smoke detector
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 4727
      Firefighter Safety and the Codes: A Necessary Partnership
      10/27/14 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      OCT. 27, 2014: Please see the attached flyer for this upcoming (Nov. 19, 2014) training workshop titled: Firefighter Safety and the Codes: A Necessary Partnership. While this program is being sponsored by the MFIS, we are promoting it to our members as well. The focus is not only for Inspectors but for all fire service personnel to learn how the codes impact their work environment.
      2015 Executive Officers Announced
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local F-273
      IAFF Local F-273 is proud to announce our new Executive Officers for 2015! Click for full story...
      LA Times Article response
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 1014
      FIREFIGHTER FAMILY MEMBERS WORK THEIR TAILS OFF TO EARN JOBS IN OUR PROUD PROFESSION WHERE THEY SERVE THE PUBLIC AND SAVE LIVES AND MIGHT EVEN BE CALLED UPON TO GIVE THEIR OWN LIVES FOR OTHERS… That is what our investigation revealed.
      LACERA Durable Power of Attorney
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 1014
      For your spouses and family, please take some time to complete and mail to LACERA the RETIREMENT SPECIFIC durable power of attorney. While some durable power of attorney forms in the past have been accepted, some have not.  You must sign and have notarized specifically that you want your designee (attorney-in-fact) to handle your retirement affairs.
      Doug Moe: A New Kind of Lieutenant
      10/27/14 - IAFF Local 311
      Nixa Fire District's Bond Issue
      10/26/14 - Southern Missouri Professional Fire Fighters
      MSCFF 2014 General Election Endorsements
      10/26/14 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      Blood Drive
      10/26/14 - IAFF Local 274
      Blood supplies can become critically low during the holiday season.  This blood drive is aimed at ensuring that does not happen this year.  Please join Local 274 in rolling up our sleeves to support our community.  Friends and family members are also welcome to join in.
      2014 PPFFA PA Election Endorsements
      10/26/14 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      The 2014 PPFFA Election endorsements have been posted in the Election Endorsement section.                 They are also attached for reproduction.
      CFCS's Pink Pancake Breakfast raises $1909.78 in it's inaugural fundraiser!
      10/26/14 - International Association of Firefighters Local 1782
      A huge thank you to everyone who came out and supported the Pink Pancake Breakfast on Saturday Oct. 25th, 2014, put on by our Coquitlam Firefighter's Charitable Society!  Despite the miserable weather, we still served 260+ guests and raised $1909.78.
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