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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 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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      Welcome

      The next DFFA Membership Meetings will be held on Monday, June 19 (C-Shift) and Tuesday, June 20 (A-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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      LODD Kim West, Nashville Local 140
      05/28/17 - IAFF 14th District
      It is deep sadness to report the line of duty death of Brother Kim D. West, Nashville Local 140. Brother West died on May 26, 2017 during back surgery for an on the job injury. Brother West was 56 years old and became a Nashville fire fighter in 1997 and was an Engineer on Truck 37-C.
      Grilling Safety
      05/28/17 - IAFF Local 902
      Grilling Safety Tips With summer "unofficially beginning", the Malden Firefighters would like to remind everyone take a few minutes to safely inspect gas grills for leaks and cracks, and teach children to stay three feet away from any grill in use.
      Memorial Day 2017
      05/28/17 - IAFF Local 902
      Memorial Day 2017 Activities in Malden Please join the Malden community as we remember and honor the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our nation’s freedom at a series of event that will take place on Memorial Day on Monday, May 29th. At 9 AM, there will be a dedication of Colonel Joseph R. Cafarella Memorial Square at Judson and Newhall Streets.
      Memorial Day
      05/27/17 - IAFF Local 3472
      History Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Over two dozen cities and towns claim to be the birthplace of Memorial Day. While Waterloo N.Y.
      Safety Reminder from MPFFU
      05/27/17 - IAFF Local 3472
      A good reminder from our friends at Firefighters Close Calls:
      Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
      05/27/17 - IAFF Local 3472
      To the agencies, providers and MCAs: At 8:00 am on June 5, 2017, the Department will be implementing our new online licensing system for EMS personnel that will include initial and renewal licensing, as well as license verification.  At that time, all paper licensing applications will no longer be accepted.
      MDA
      05/27/17 - IAFF Local 51
      Union Members,  MDA Update; for those of you who did not get a chance to read your email I have a spoiler alert for you.  The Fire Chief and Chaptain Younger have sent out emails updating our progress on our MDA chalenge and to be Brief our goal of $125,000 is not going to be reached unless we get out and push.
      2017 Memorial Day Holiday
      05/27/17 - IAFF Local 42
      Memorial Day is a time to spend with family to celebrate the beginning of summer. However you choose to celebrate Memorial Day this Monday, pause for a minute at 3:00 PM and join the National Moment of Remembrance. Take 60 seconds to respect, thank and pay tribute to the men and women, and their families, who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedoms.
      Chula Vista Firefighters IAFF Local 2180 fighting to keep the community and our Firefighters safe.
      05/27/17 - IAFF Local 2180
      Chula Vista Firefighters IAFF Local 2180 are fighting to keep our community safe and ensure we get to our people in time. Failing response times and understaffing has plagued the Chula Vista Fire Department for years, something has to change. Public Safety has to be priority one. Please click on link below for video.
      The 14th District Partnership Education Program
      05/27/17 - PFFA
      Fire on Lookout Lane
      05/26/17 - IAFF Local 1081
      On Thursday May 25th 2017 at 6:20 pm the Westport Fire Department received a report of generator on fire at 10 Lookout Lane. When the fire department arrived firefighters found smoke coming from the attached garage with a fire in the garage. Firefighters quickly deployed hose lines and were able to put out the fire before it extended the living areas of the house.
      High Angle Training Group 3
      05/26/17 - New London Fire Fighters
      The I-95 Southbound Bridge project started in mid April. This project could pose numerous unique challenges for the members of the New London Fire Department. A previous incident(9/1/2015) where a "Snooper Truck" failed below the surface of the bridge was handled with A-35 from the Groton side of the bridge.
      5 Tips for Achieving Work-Life Balance
      05/26/17 - IAFF Local 4416
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      Annual Firefighter Memorial Sunday
      05/26/17 - IAFF Local 739
      99th Annual Lynn Firefighter Memorial Sunday Sunday June 11, 2017 at 10:00 at the Lynn Firefighter's Lot in Pine Grove Cemetery.  This year's speaker is retired District Chief Jack Barry.  Members will step off from the Broadway Firehouse at 9:45 AM (assemble at 9:30 AM).  All current and retired members and their families are welcome to attend.
      IAFF 14th District PEP Event
      05/26/17 - IAFF 14th District
      Time to register for the IAFF 14th District PEP event. Affordable and quality training for current and future IAFF Local leaders. http://client.prod.iaff.
      Fire Captain Scott Woodward Services
      05/26/17 - IAFF Local F-102
         All Hands    Enclosed is the information in regards to Fire Captain Scott Woodward’s Services.   The Union has received notice that Fire Captain Scott Woodward's Memorial Service is planned for 24 June 2017 at 1300 Hours (1 p.m.
      Workplace Injury Information
      05/25/17 - IAFF Local 21
      ***IMPORTANT*** Wednesday Morning Union Meeting: Attorney Ron Meuser will be attending our WEDNESDAY MORNING MEETING and will speak on workplace injuries & illness.  He has, and is working with many of our members, both retired and active, about how to protect ourselves after a workplace injury, cancer diagnosis or other illness.
      Elections 2017
      05/25/17 - IAFF Local 51
      Attention Members, We still have election Runoff coming up for the end of May 30 and June 10, 2017 June 2017 Uniform Runoff and Special Election Election Day will be Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Early voting period will be from Tuesday, May 30, 2017 through Tuesday, June 6, 2017. More Details to come later this week.
      MDA
      05/25/17 - IAFF Local 51
      Attention members, MDA total: $14,000 as of Wednesday. We still need more and their's still time. Get out there and Boot Drive your hearts out.  Good Luck and God Speed.
      2017 Randy Atkinson Memorial Scholarship
      05/24/17 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
                                  
      Memorial Day Service
      05/24/17 - IAFF Local 21
      Fallen Fire Fighter Tribute
      05/24/17 - Denton Fire Fighters Association
      Tribute for fallen San Antonio firefighter Scott Deem.  Our brother will never be forgotten.
      C-Shift Tech Rescue
      05/24/17 - IAFF Local #1945
      Click on the link for more information. http://www.coloradoan.
      CAMP IGNITE 2017
      05/23/17 - International Association of Firefighters Local 1782
      Ignite your passion.  Ignite the possibilities. Ignite tomorrow’s opportunities! Camp Ignite will show you a future of limitless opportunities and that regardless of your gender, anything is possible. Camp Ignite is a four-day camp that educates and inspires young women to follow their dreams.
      2nd Annual Burn Camp Fundraiser at Strangeways
      05/23/17 - Henrico Professional Firefighters Association
      Local 1568 is proud to once again partner with Strangeways Brewing for our 2nd annual Burn Camp fundraiser! This year the event will be held at Strangeways on June 15th beginning at 5pm. Tickets are $15 and that includes 1 beer and 1 raffle ticket. $10 of the ticket price will go to help us offset the cost of providing meals for this years Burn Camp.
      HEALTH & SAFETY BULLETIN
      05/23/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Local 4727 members Lt promotional process underway
      05/22/17 - IAFF Local 4727
      May 22, 2017 The Addison Fire District's promotional process for the rank of Lieutenant is officially underway today! Good luck and best wishes to all members of Local 4727 who are participating.
      Team Jameson Fishing Trip 7.25.17
      05/22/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      The nice weather is finally here again and with it comes the second annual Team Jameson fishing trip. We went out last year and it was a great day of fishing, fun and remembrance. There are 60 spots available on the boat. Reservations will be first-come first-serve based on payment received.
      Hats For Tom
      05/20/17 - IAFF Local 3666
      Purchase Hats Online @ https://squareup.com/store/Local3666 .  First Round of Shirts will be submitted on June 1st and available for pick-up on/after June 22nd at ALS Headquarters (340 Montevue Lane, Frederick).
      Pub Crawl 2017
      05/19/17 - Lawrence Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 1596
      Ohio HB 38
      05/19/17 - Northern Ohio Fire Fighters
      The Northern Ohio Firefighters would like to thank Representative Dave Greenspan for sponsoring Ohio House Bill 38 to protect fire fighters. The bill passed the Ohio House of Representatives and will now be heard in the Ohio Senate.
      Public Safety Bills move in Congress
      05/19/17 - IAFF Local 4416
      SENATE COMMITTEE APPROVES AFG/SAFER REAUTHORIZATION   On Wednesday, May 17th, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs unanimously approved S. 829, the AFG and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act.
      Retirement Seminar
      05/19/17 - IAFF Local 42
      Fire on Cross Highway
      05/18/17 - IAFF Local 1081
      Westport Firefighters responded to an early morning house fire on April 24th This morning, the Westport Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 189 Cross Highway. The call came in from a trapped occupant reporting a fire in the house. The Westport Fire Department responded with all 11 firefighters and 4 officers on duty, along with Westport Police and EMS.
      I-95 Bus Fire
      05/18/17 - IAFF Local 1081
      Early Morning Fire in Westport
      05/18/17 - IAFF Local 1081
      Westport Firefighters were dispatched to a fire alarm activation at a commercial occupancy on Woodside Lane at 5:55 AM. Two Engine companies, the Truck Company and the Shift Commander were on the initial dispatch. Arriving companies initially staged at locked entry gates and proceeded to walk up the building to investigate the cause of the alarm.
      Vote of no confidence in Fire Chief John Pond and Mayor Alex Morse
      05/18/17 - Holyoke Firefighters IAFF Local 1693
      Holyoke Firefighters Association Local 1693 - International Association of Firefighters Affiliated with Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts On Monday evening, May 15th, the Holyoke Fire Fighters Local 1693 had a vote of no confidence in Fire Chief John Pond and Mayor Alex Morse.
      Denton Women Step Up to Serve
      05/18/17 - Denton Fire Fighters Association
      Denton women step up to serve  In A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare wrote of the character Hermia: "And though she be but little, she is fierce." Like Hermia, Denton police Sgt. Rachel Fleming and Denton firefighter Tracy Whitten may have smaller frames than some of their male counterparts, but that doesn't mean they back down from a challenge.
      Fire Department Highlights Employees at Awards Banquet
      05/18/17 - Denton Fire Fighters Association
      Fire department highlights employees at awards banquet  Fire Chief Robin Paulsgrove said he nominated Whiddon for the award because he’s the best firefighter he knows, and he has intimate knowledge of the position. “He expects nothing of his crew that he will not first do himself,” Paulsgrove said as he addressed the audience. FILED UNDERNEWSAT http://www.dentonrc.
      Injured Boy Has Firefighters' Support
      05/18/17 - Denton Fire Fighters Association
      Injured boy has firefighters’ support  Three-year-old Aiden McKitrick, the son of a Lewisville firefighter, is expected to survive his injuries, but he’ll have a “lifetime of challenges,” one of his father’s colleagues told KDFW-TV (Channel 4).
      Captain and Battalion Chief AP appeals update
      05/17/17 - IAFF Local 1014
      Saint Paul Firefighters Local 21 Fill The Boot golf tournament benefiting the MDA
      05/17/17 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
      Local 858 Water World Discount link and tickets are now available
      05/17/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Hello all members and happy almost summer? Well maybe after this Friday, however, once the weather gets warm, your family and friends are going to want to go to Water World.  Well for the 3rd straight year we have an exclusive member discount, good for the water park, the mini golf, go-carts, and the all you can buffet for the big kids and truckees.
      MEMORIAL DAY BBQ
      05/17/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Burn Foundation Golf Rescheduled
      05/17/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Hello Team Captains and Supporters, As you probably could have guessed the weather forecast has caused us to postpone the 30th Annual Burn Camp Golf Tournament and re-schedule.  This postponement is made on the recommendation of the Fox Hollow Golf Course based on National Weather Service information.
      Quincy Fire beats Quincy Police in Hockey Game
      05/17/17 - Quincy Fire Fighters Association
      The Quincy Fire Hockey Team came back from an early 3-0 deficit and rallied for a 5-4 win against the Quincy Police.  Quincy Fire scored the game winning goal with just 21 seconds to go in the game.
      Help Support the Messick Family
      05/17/17 - IAFF Local 42
      Sisters and Brothers:  Please support our South Platte Bargaining Unit members in helping to raise funds to assist SPFPD Battalion Chief and former IAFF Local 42 Executive Board Member John Messick. John is fighting kidney and lung cancer show John you are Messick Strong. @ #Messick Strong.
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