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    2016 Local 786 Golf Tournament
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    Important Local F-147 Updates and 2 New Voting Initiatives
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      Why We Fight

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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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      Welcome

      The next DFFA Membership Meetings will be held on Monday, October 17 (A-Shift) and Tuesday, October 18 (B-Shift) at the DFFA Union Hall, beginning at 7:00pm each evening.

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      Why We Fight

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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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      CHILI COOKOFF
      09/26/16 - IAFF Local 3169
      Saturday, November 5th 10:00am - 5:00pm Marion County's 35th Annual Chili Cookoff!!! Come out and join Local 3169 win "again" as we cook up the "hottest chili".  We will be holding our Local 3169 cooking prior to the cookoff at the Union Hall on Friday, November 4th.
      Negotiations
      09/26/16 - IAFF Local 3169
      Union Members, Our negotiations team will begin workshops with the BCC's County negotiations team next month.  We ask that you come to the regular scheduled Union meetings to hear updates and put input in during these times.  We as an Executive Board will be making our rounds to stations for input into our future contract.
      2016 Local 786 Golf Tournament
      09/25/16 - IAFF Local 786
      STAMFORD PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS LOCAL 786 GOLF TOURNAMENT - The 2016 Local 786 Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, October 3, 2016 at the E. Gaynor Brennan Golf Course on Stillwater Road. Registration/breakfast begins at 7:30 AM and shotgun start at 09:00 AM. Cost is $125 per person ($100 for 786 retirees). The application and flyer is attached below:
      Important Local F-147 Updates and 2 New Voting Initiatives
      09/25/16 - International Association of Firefighters
      Active members, log in and read the article titled "September 26th, 2016 Update" in the President's Corner for important updates. After reading the article click on the "Online Voting" tab in the Member Resources section and vote for both new initiatives. Make sure you vote for each one individually.
      LFD Flag Cleaned.
      09/25/16 - IAFF Local 1164
      2 Livonia Churchill freshmen in stolen Mustang killed in crash
      09/25/16 - IAFF Local 1164
      Two Livonia Churchill High School freshmen boys were killed  Saturday in Plymouth Township after the stolen Ford Mustang they were in hit a minivan, rolled over and burst into flames, police said. The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed the teens' ages as 14 and 15 but didn't release their names Sunday afternoon.
      NKC Chili Supper
      09/25/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      September 24, 2016: Line of Duty - Wilmington Firefighter's Association, Local 1590
      09/24/16 - UPFFA
      The Officers & Members of the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut offers our thoughts & prayers to our brothers & sisters from the Wilmington Firefighter’s Association, IAFF Local 1590 who lost two members this morning and others are in critical condition.
      LODD Delaware
      09/24/16 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
      Two Firefighters were killed and a third critically injuried over night in Wilmington, Delaware when a floor collapsed while they were searching for a trapped family. The civilians were eventually rescued and taken to the hospital with injuries. Once funeral info is posted, we will make it available  and will help organize anyone who wants to attend to show their respects.
      LODD Wilmington, DE L1590
      09/24/16 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      2 Wilmington DE firefighters lost their lives and 1 remains in critical condition following a house fire overnight according to news reports. As details become available, this article will be updated.
      Passing of Brother Scott Larue
      09/23/16 - IAFF Local 1014
      Results
      09/23/16 - Laredo Fire Fighters
      The results of the votes from the general meeting in September of the resignation of the union president are as follows. 5 Voided = 2.18% 12 For the resignation = 5.24% 212 Against the resignation = 92.
      Things You Should Know
      09/23/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
       Recent legislation dealing with our 1st Amendment Rights to free speech has renewed debate about what we may or may not be able to say as public employees. Certainly when we are engaged in union activity we do have some protections, all though it seems less and less every year.
      Denver Burn Foundation Payday Raffle Winner
      09/23/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      The winner for today’s Payday Raffle is Daniel Clay, E-3-C-shift, Congratulations! Mark your calendars today for the Fit for Fire 5K Run/Walk on Sunday October 9th at Washington Park.  This fun family event benefits the Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation, the Denver Fire Department Foundation and the Fit for Fire Skills Challenge.
      Dean Delaney
      09/23/16 - IAFF Local #1945
      The following is a link to Dean Delaney's caring bridge page. There will be updates posted here by family members in regards to Deans process and family needs.  https://www.caringbridge.
      Political Endorsements
      09/23/16 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
      Norfolk's Grand Illumination Parade Sign Up
      09/22/16 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
      Sign up here to celebrate the holiday season with us as we march in Norfolk's Grand Illumination Parade on Saturday, November 19th (C-shift). Specific meeting time is not set yet, but attendees should expect to be in Norfolk around 4pm or meet at training to car pool in the training van between 2-3pm. The parade ends around 10pm. More info will be announced in the beginning of November.
      2016 MSCFF General Election Endorsements
      09/22/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      Flu Shots
      09/22/16 - Buffalo Professional Firefighters Assoc.
      September 22, 2016 Flu Shots Flu shots should be performed at a Doctor’s Office to be covered with no extra paperwork or cost to you.  If given at a drug store (ex: Walgreens, Rite Aid), you will have to pay the cost upfront, then use the attached form along with the required paperwork in order to get your reimbursement from Blue Cross Blue Shield.
      Our New Home
      09/22/16 - Henrico Professional Firefighters Association
      On October 5th and 6th at 1930 hours Local 1568 will begin conducting the monthly business meeting in our new union hall located at 908 E. Nine Mile Rd (Former Firehouse #3) in Highland Springs.
      Mental Health Awareness Spouse and Partner Night
      09/21/16 - International Association of Firefighters Local 1782
      Mental Health Awareness Spouse and Partner Night When: November 5th, 2016 from 6:30 pm – 9 pm Where: Coquitlam City Hall – 3000 Guilford Way. (Free Underground Parking) Why:   To learn about the mental health challenges firefighters may experience, signs and symptoms, positive coping skills and support techniques.
      Two New FireFighters Sworn in
      09/21/16 - Scranton Firefighters IAFF Local # 60
      On Tuesday September 13, 2016 two new firefighters were sworn in by Mayor William Courtright.  They will spend the next weeks training at Harrisburg Area Community College in training.
      HELP Events, Oct. 1, 2016
      09/21/16 - IAFF 1826
      Candidate Surveys are now posted for download in the Downloads section of the site.
      09/21/16 - IAFF 3718
      Both surveys that we've sent to all candidates are available to download from the downloads section of this site. All candidates received a certified mail, paper copy and were emailed one also, if they chose an email option. Deadline to return the survey is October 1st.
      General Membership Meeting Notice
      09/21/16 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
      DVP Nominations for Districts 2, Assistant DVP and District 24, Alva
      09/21/16 - IAFF 1826
      Nominations will be accepted at the October 27th, 2016 Bi-Monthly meeting for the following positions: 1. District 2 , LCEMS,  Assistant DVP, for the remainder of term, to commence on Nov. 9th. 2. District 24, Alva, DVP The October 27th, 2016 Local 1826 Bi-Monthly meeting starts at 6:30PM at the SWFL International Airport Training Center.
      FITNESS EQUIPMENT UPDATE
      09/21/16 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      September 19, 2016   Brothers and Sisters,       Now that the summer is over, I wanted to give everyone an update on the Wellness/Fitness Fund.  We spent the $15,000 that the City allocates for Fitness Equipment each fiscal year, and now have another $15,000 to spend before June 30th, 2017.
      Cancer Awareness Shirt Campaign
      09/21/16 - International Association of Firefighters Local 3453
      The Allen Professional Firefighters Association (APFFA) and the Allen Fire Department (AFD) are excited to announce the start of the 2016 Charity T-shirt Campaign.   The APFFA will be selling pink breast cancer awareness shirts on their website, www.affa3453.com. Follow the link in the top left corner to the online store.
      General Meeting
      09/20/16 - Laredo Fire Fighters
      Agenda for September’s 2016 General Meetings Pledge of Allegiance Opening Remarks Open Discussion with Fire Chief S.
      Contract Negotiations
      09/20/16 - IAFF Local 4413
      Negotiations will resume on 9/27 1pm @ Walton county admin building. All memebers are urged to show up. It is important that we have as many numbers at negotiations as possible.
      Michael Mazza Memorial T-Shirts
      09/20/16 - International Association of Firefighters
      Battalion Chief Don Mazza (Ret) and family are making and selling t-shirts in honor of thier son Michael who passed tragically in February while attending Mount Ida college in MA. The money raised will help offset the student loan debt that the Mazza family must now pay. Please print and mail to the completed form to the Mazza family (address is on the form).
      LELAND GAYHEART PREVENTION AWARD
      09/20/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      Apply now for the annual Gayheart Prevention Award! All nominations for the 2016 Leland Gayheart Award must be postmarked by September 30, 2016.  Leland Gayheart was a 23 year old firefighter that lost his life due to a devastating burn injury in 1991. As a tribute, the Leland Gayheart Prevention Award was created to encourage prevention programs within local fire departments.
      Lieutenant Promotion
      09/19/16 - IAFF Local 801
      Congratulations go out to Doug Zaniewski, who was promoted to Lieutenant at a ceremony at City Hall on September 12, 2016.  LT Zaniewski will now serve on E22 on B Group.
      First Responders Helping Veterans
      09/19/16 - Boston Fire Fighters
      IAFF Fallen Firefighters Memorial
      09/19/16 - Boston Fire Fighters
      Firefighter A. Mike Mullane & Firefighter Scott Salman were added to the IAFF Fallen Firefighters Memorial wall in Colorado Springs Co. President Paris prepares to present the IAFF flag to Vice President Mike Mullanes family. Boston Fire Lieutenant Mike Walsh, IAFF General Secretary Treasurer Edward Kelly, Boston Firefighters Local 718 President Richard Paris, and Firefighter Artie Miner of Logan Fire.
      Apply for the 2017 Political Training Academy
      09/19/16 - IAFF Local 3472
      The IAFF is now accepting applications for the A. Michael Mullane Political Training Academy, scheduled for March 18-24, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. The deadline for applications is November 30.  Click here to apply. All applicants must also submit a letter of recommendation from their local president.
      Salem Open position
      09/19/16 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      Pink Shirts for Fight Against Breast Cancer Available
      09/19/16 - IAFF 1826
      To all Local 1826 Members, Please see link below for individual purchasing of Pink Shirts. Here is the link to the online store for everyone to use to buy, advertise, post, and share! Let's make this a huge success for the Fight Against Breast Cancer! Link: www.local1826.info
      Local 858/Colorado Avalanche Opening Day
      09/19/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good morning and Happy Monday, we are excited to announce that we have a Denver Fire Exclusive Opening night with the Avalanche deal for you!  Attached is the flyer with the link to buy tickets for Saturday October 15th as the Avs host the Dallas Stars to kick off the 2016/17 season.
      MSCFF NEW Mobile App
      09/18/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      The Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters is proud to introduce our newest communication tool; the UnionActive™ Mobile Application for Android, iOS Smartphones and Tablets.  This new technology works in concert with our website.  All this is required to use the Mobile App is to be a registered user with the MSCFF website.
      2016 Golf Tournament a huge success!
      09/18/16 - IAFF 323
      September, 2016 - Thanks to our golfers, sponsors and generous supporters, the 2016 Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society Golf Tournament raises funds for our schoolkids' healthy snacks program. See photos in Photo Gallery.
      Marty Giles and Northstar Ford donate over $57,000!
      09/17/16 - IAFF Local 2494
      Marty Giles and Northstar Ford donated $57,145.33 to the Fort McMurray Firefighter's relief fund. The support from our local citizens and businesses has been incredible! Thank you Marty Giles and Northstar Ford.
      2016 IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial
      09/17/16 - IAFF Local 1014
      Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014 Representing over 3200 Firefighters, Paramedics, Dispatchers, Pilots, Wildland Firefighters, Forestry and Health Haz Mat personnel 2016 IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial Watch the memorial live by clicking here.
      September 19th 2016 Union Meeting
      09/16/16 - IAFF Local 3598
      REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING NOTICE To: Gurnee Firefighters Local 3598 Members From: Nick Perry Date: Monday September 19th (Red Shift) Time: 8:30 A.M.
      Supporting a Brother
      09/16/16 - IAFF Local 772
      The members of Bangor FD Local 772, are shown supporting retired brother - Lt Dave Dow. Dave was diagnosed with Brain cancer in June and continues the fight. He has had surgery, and just finished radiation and his first round of chemo therapy.
      Local 772 supports retired Brother
      09/16/16 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
      The members of Bangor FD Local 772, are shown supporting retired brother - Lt Dave Dow. Dave was diagnosed with Brain cancer in June and continues the fight. He has had surgery, and just finished radiation and his first round of chemo therapy.
      Feast of Archangels
      09/16/16 - IAFF Local 73
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