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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 21 (B Shift) and Tuesday, October 22 (C Shift) at 7:00 PM each evening.  We also will be having a meeting on Monday October 21 (B Shift) at 8:30 AM.  

       

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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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      Mag 7th Executuve Leadership Class II Application Period is Open
      10/18/19 - IAFF 7th District
      Magnificent 7th District Executuve Leadership Series is a program designed for successorship and developing leaders to take on the roles of Local, State and International offices.  This series will give you the knowledge and skills to meet the expectations of those you are charged to lead.
      Chatfield Brush Fire
      10/17/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 12:55 p.m. on Thursday Local 2164 and 1309 members responded to a vegetation fire in the open space south of Chatfield State Park and east of Roxborough Park Road in Douglas County. When members arrived, they found several acres of grass and weeds on fire being pushed by a south breeze. The incident was upgraded to a large brush fire response and additional resources were dispatched.
      Friday Update 10-18-19
      10/17/19 - IAFF Local 1014
      September 2019 North East Meeting
      10/16/19 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      The meeting minutes from the September 2019 North East meeting have been posted on the North East Meeting Minutes page.
      MDA Top Golf Tournament
      10/16/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      This Sunday October 20th from 9:45am to 1:00pm Topgolf in Centennial will be hosting a benefit for MDA!  Indiviuals and Teams can sign up here: Sign up your team here: https://one.bidpal.net/firefightertopgolf2019 Individuals are $85 and Teams of 6 are $500 -  Additional information can be found on the attachment or for questions, please contact: Marissa Briceno | 303.691.
      Biloxi Ct. Structure Fire
      10/15/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 10:47 p.m. on Monday October 15th, Local members responded to an outbuilding fire in the 5300 block of S. Biloxi Ct. in unincorporated Arapahoe County. Multiple 911 callers reported seeing a barn on fire and that there were horses in the area. When members arrived on scene, they found a barn next to a house fully engulfed in flames. Homeowners also reported gas inside the barn.
      PAC Volunteers Needed
      10/15/19 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Brothers & Sisters, We need volunteers to assist with Political Action (PAC) efforts, as the Nov 5, 2019 election is approaching. IAFF Local 244 has endorsed three (3) candidates for Albuquerque City Council: Ane Romero, Zack Quintero & Pat Davis. Please see the dates below for scheduled PAC efforts.
      2019 Election Results
      10/15/19 - IAFF Local 42
      NLFD AWARDED FEMA GRANT
      10/14/19 - New London Fire Fighters
      The NLFD was recently awarded a FEMA grant to improve safety and training equipment. Senator Blumenthal and NL mayor Mike Passero visited HQ to discuss the importance of these grants.
      EMS Seminar Presentations and Evaluations
      10/11/19 - MPFFU
      Please take a moment and complete this quick online evaluation for each session that you attended at the MPFFU EMS Seminar on October 16, 2019.
      Friday Update 10-11-19
      10/11/19 - IAFF Local 1014
      NEW LOCAL 30 PRODUCT FOR SALE
      10/10/19 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Brothers and Sisters, Local 30 Cell Phone Card Wallets are now available (2 for $5). Please contact L30 E-Board member FF Dwyer if interested.
      Vulcan Quarry Crusher Run
      10/10/19 - IAFF Local 2180
      https://quarrycrusherrun.com/ Rock the race like no other: Vulcan Quarry Crusher Run National Series
      Centennial Drive Multi Family Structure Fire
      10/09/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 4:01 a.m. on Wednesday October 9th, numerous 911 callers reported a fire with a person trapped at the Verona Apartments, located at 2901 W. Centennial Drive in Littleton. Littleton Police officers were first to arrive, they encountered heavy smoke conditions and evacuated all of the surrounding apartments.
      South Rifle St. Structure Fire
      10/09/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 4:21 p.m. on Tuesday October 8th, Local members responded to a house fire on S. Rifle Street in Centennial. 911 callers reported a fire possibly inside the wall of the home under renovation. When members arrived on scene, they saw a significant amount of smoke showing from the home.
      Nominations for 2019 Local 1826 Member of the Year
      10/09/19 - IAFF 1826
      To all Local 1826 Members, Nominations for the 2019 Local 1826 Member of the Year will be accepted at the Oct. 24th, 2019 Bi-Monthly meeting. Meeting is at the SWFL International Airport Training Center, meeting starts at 6:30PM. The Local 1826 Member of the Year will be awarded at the December 5th, 2019 Bi-Monthly meeting.
      Honoring our Veteran
      10/09/19 - IAFF Local 1403
      Local 1403 along with MDFR once again have joined force in honoring our Veterans during the month of November by allowing on duty personnel to wear these shirts. If you are currently employeed by MDFR you can purchase the shirts on our online store www.shopmdfr.com and receive free shipping to your respective battalion by using the BATTALIONFREE coupon code until Monday October 14th.
      Local 244 Kid’s Halloween Party!! 11/2/19
      10/08/19 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Local 244 Kid’s Halloween Party!! Costumes Welcome! The 2019 Annual Kid’s Party will be held on Saturday November 2, 2019 at Dave & Buster’s from 10:00am-12:00pm. Please call/text Kelly @ 505-288-2313 before October 28, 2019 for your family's reservation, an RSVP is required.
      2019 Proposed By-Laws Changes
      10/08/19 - IAFF Local 1403
      President JP Duncan appointed to IAFF District 12 Field Service Representative
      10/07/19 - IAFF 1826
      To all Local 1826 Members, Please see attchment containing a letter from Local 1826 Vice President Henry Garciia.
      Fire Ops 101
      10/07/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good Morning! Fire Ops 101 is scheduled for Friday, October 25th, 2019 (B-Shift), and we still need your help! We are looking for about 70 members to come out and help run the Fire Ops 101 event Click Here to Sign-Up! This provides elected and appointed officials with a hands-on opportunity to understand better the complexities of what you do daily.
      Passing of FF Donald Messina, Engine 11 - Retired
      10/06/19 - IAFF Local 739
      Passing of Firefighter Donald Messina; Engine 11 - Retired The officers and members of Lynn Local 739 regret to announce the death of Firefighter Donald Messina, Engine 11, Retired.
      Membership Meeting
      10/06/19 - IAFF Local F-102
      All Hands,    A Membership Meeting has been scheduled for 08 November 2019 and will commence at 1730 hours at Crash Fire Station 62. A running agenda will be posted on the Union website for review/consideration. If you wish to have anything added to the agenda please feel free to contact me.
      New Fire Alarm Operators Oath of Office
      10/05/19 - Boston Fire Fighters
      On October 3, 2019 Fire Commissioner Joe Finn administered the Oath of Office to our new Fire Alarm Operators at Memorial Hall. (L to R) Commissioner Joe Finn-Asst. Superintendent Dave Marshall- FAO Karla Spinale-FAO-Larry Buechs-FAO Francine Lynch-FAO Kara Lentini- Superintendent Steve Keely.
      First Responder PTSD Awareness Forum
      10/05/19 - IAFF Local 1403
      Hope all is well. Attached are the invites for our upcoming event First Responder PTSD Awareness Forum at our Union Hall On October Saturday 26th. Hope to see you there.
      2020 Active Member Benefits Booklet
      10/05/19 - IAFF Local 1403
      Every year you are given an opportunity to make changes to your following year coverage, January 1st to December 31st. Our open enrollment period starts Monday October 7th and ends on Friday October 18th, 2019. This is the only time in the year you can change the type of medical/dental/vision coverage or add/remove dependents from coverage without a qualifying event.
      FISHING EDUCATION
      10/04/19 - New London Fire Fighters
      The NLFD would like to thank Chief Curcio, retired LT. Spinnato and other Local 1522 members for setting up a time to help local kids learn to fish off the New London State Pier.
      Breast Cancer Awareness
      10/03/19 - IAFF Local 2866
      October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the Fayetteville Firefighters are raising money to help. We are selling breast cancer awareness shirts. Cost is $25 plus shipping and all the profit goes to the Washington Regional Cancer Support Home. If you would like to buy a shirt click the Local 2866 store button on the left of this page.
      Friday Update 10-4-19
      10/03/19 - IAFF Local 1014
      IAFF Local 42 Implements New Mental Health Program
      10/03/19 - IAFF Local 42
      First Responders (Police, Fire & EMS) across our country have seen an increase in shootings, and mass casualty events which results larger numbers of victims who are injured or have died as a result of their wounds.   Here in Kansas City, MO the number of homicides so far this year has surpassed 100.
      Exchange Club Firefighter of the Year
      10/03/19 - IAFF Local 801
      Congratulations to D.J. Brown on being selected as this years Exchange Club Firefighter of the Year. D.J.Brown was selected as this years Firefighter of the year for his hard work and determination displayed everyday at work.
      PUZZLES FOR CANCER RESEARCH
      10/02/19 - Lets Fire Cancer
      The Retired Professional Fire Fighters Cancer Fund is pleased to be affiliated with Puzzle For Good. A portion of your purchase from our link: https://www.puzzleforgood.com/fund-3 will go to established, promising cancer research programs. These puzzles make great personal or gift items. "THANK YOU"! GO TO OUR LINKS PAGE FOR DIRECT ACCESS!
      *New admin*
      10/02/19 - IAFF Local 2819
      p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 13.0px 0.0px; line-height: 16.0px; font: 13.0px Verdana; color: #262626; -webkit-text-stroke: #262626} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Hello Brothers and Sisters of 2819, My name is Josh Warter I am a medic with Poulsbo. I lateraled from North Mason RFA two years ago so I am new to the Kitsap area.
      2019 Election Nominees
      10/01/19 - IAFF Local 1403
      Here are your brothers and sisters that accepted nomination for the upcoming Local 1403 Elections.
      2019 Fill The Boot Total
      10/01/19 - IAFF Local 21
      Brothers and Sisters, I want to thank all of you who made this year's fundraising possible!  The time and energy you give to this cause do not go unnoticed and I am grateful for all you do.
      Malden's 2nd Annual Public Safety Day
      10/01/19 - IAFF Local 902
      Malden's Second Annual Public Safety Day Sunday, October 6th 11am - 2pm at Linden Park, 29 Wescott St Admission is FREE!!! Event includes Touch-a-Truck, Fire Engines, DPW Trucks, and Police Cars.
      Operation Warm Fundraiser
      09/28/19 - IAFF Local 21
      A great event to support today with a great weather forecast.  Come out and support Operation Warm's efforts to purchase winter coats for children in our communities.
      IAFF Fire ground Survival Program
      09/27/19 - Boston Fire Fighters
      Boston Firefighters Local 718 President Bob Petitti-IAFF GS Ed Kelly-IAFF 3rd DVP Jay Colbert-BFD Commissioner Joe Finn-PFFM President Rich MacKinnon Jr. along with IAFF members at the presintaion of the IAFF Fireground Survival Trailer.
      Chesapeake Lane Structure Fire
      09/27/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 4:20 p.m. on Wednesday September 25th, Local members responded to a working residential fire in the 2200 block of Chesapeake Lane in Highlands Ranch. Neighbors called 911 reporting big flames coming from the back of the garage of the home.
      Academy 19-2 Live Fire
      09/27/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      On September 25th, Academy 19-2 experienced their first day of live fire on the drill ground. https://www.southmetro.
      Hamilton for heroes program
      09/27/19 - IAFF 1826
      To all Local 1826 Members,  Please visit this link for details on this program: http://agentslender.com/Hamilton-for-heroes-program/ It is also available on out Important Links on top of web page.
      New Merch Available
      09/27/19 - PFFNH
      We have new sweatshirts, beanies and 4F water bottles available.
      Friday Update 9-27-19
      09/27/19 - IAFF Local 1014
      IAFF Local 244 Per-Capita Dues Increase
      09/25/19 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Pursuant to action taken at the last IAFF Convention in 2018, IAFF per capita dues for each active and retired-active member is adjusted annually based on the Consumer Price Index (our monthly dues to the International). As a result there is an overall increase in the amount of .
      Jeff Fowler Retirement Luncheon
      09/24/19 - International Association of Firefighters
      Local F-147 will be hosting a retirement luncheon to celebrate Jeff Fowler's 34+ years of Government service on November 16th, from 1300 to 1600 at the mainside fire station. All food and drinks will be provided by Local F-147. All family, friends and current and former coworkers of Jeff's are welcome to attend.
      UPFFA of Ct. & New London Fire Fighters, Local 1522 Endorse Mike Passero, for Mayor of New London
      09/24/19 - UPFFA
      Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters of Connecticut and New London Fire Fighters Local 1522 endorse Mike Passero for Mayor of New London, Ct.
      Local 1403 4th Annual Casino Night
      09/23/19 - IAFF Local 1403
      Brothers & Sisters, Tickets to our 4th Annual Casino Night & Poker Tournament are on sale! Get yours today through payroll deduction or online at www.tinyurl.com/IAFFCASINO. For payroll deduction, please complete the form attached to this email- please fill out the form & send it to Bianca- bianca.rossato@local1403.org or fax it to 305-591-9654.
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