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PFFI Convention 2019
Local 4045 Brothers advocating for Trade Unionism with other Idaho Locals at the Statehouse.
Hands-Only CPR 2018
Brother Eric Foti teaching high school sophomores Hands-Only CPR and AED awareness.
Seattle Stairclimb 2018
Local 4045 Brothers participated in this fundraiser for the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society.
CDA School Pantries Fundraiser
Local 4045 members, past and current, with Starbucks crew fundraising for area schools.
Honor Guard ~ Rathdrum Days Parade
Presenting the National and State colors at Rathdrum Days 2017.
MDA Summer Camp 2017
Brother Michael enjoying time with the campers at the annual MDA Summer Camp in our area.
Pancake Benevolence Fund Breakfast 2017
Local 4045 Brothers serving our wonderful constituents at our annual fundraiser.
Winter Structure Fire 2017
Green Shift Brothers working hard, no matter what the weather does.
First Day of School 2016
Brother Avilla and Brother Kramer working to keep the kids safe on their walk to school.
Hayden Meadows Field Day 2015
Sister Tams spending time with the kids at the local schools.
Cape Horn Fire July 2015
WUI Fire in Bayview, ID
MDA Fill the Boot 2015
Brother Lyon at Fill the Boot in Hayden, ID 2015
KCEMSS Paramedic of the Year 2015
Brother Usher recognized as Paramedic of the Year 2015
Forcible Entry Training Props Recognition
Brother Avilla and Other 4045 Members w/ Community Partners
CPR Save Personal Thank You
Brother Maines got a personal thank you for his work in saving his life.
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FINAL REMINDER: November Regular Meeting and Officer Elections

Good Evening, Tomorrow's regular Union meeting for the month of November will be held virtually over Zoom. An invitation to attend the meeting was sent via text message to everyone. This is due to the State of Idaho being moved back to Phase 2 by Governor Brad Little, which limits gatherings to 10 or less people.
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IAFF National Convention 2021

Good Morning Everyone, The IAFF National Convention will be held from January 25-29 and will be held virtually this year and not in Las Vegas like originally planned. Due to another peak in COVID-19 cases nationwide, the IAFF has opted to hold this convention virtually, likely to also comply with Nevada's restrictions.
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FINAL REMINDER: October Regular Meeting and Officer Elections

Good Afternoon Everyone, This is a final reminder that the next regular Union meeting will be on Tuesday, October 20th, held at Hayden Station One, convening at 0930. First thing in the meeting will be officer elections for the positions of Local President, Secretary and Treasurer. Any member in good standing is eligible to be nominated for one of the available positions.
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FRIENDY REMINDER: Officer Elections and Union Meeting

Good Afternoon Everyone! This is a friendly reminder that officer elections for the positions of Local Union President, Secretary and Treasurer will be at the October Regular Meeting, on 10/20/2020 at Hayden Station One, beginning at 0930. The meeting agenda has been updated to reflect this. Please look it over and let Sec.
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NOTICE: LOCAL 4045 OFFICER ELECTIONS

Good Morning Brothers & Sisters of Local 4045! This is a formal announcement for L4045 Officer Elections for the positions of Local President, Local Secretary & Local Treasurer. Commensurate with the provisions in L4045 C&B Art. 5, Sec. 6, announcements are to be made no less than fifteen (15) days prior to the date that elections will be taking place.
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FINAL REMINDER: Regular Union Meeting

Good Afternoon, The next regular Union meeting will be held at Hayden Station One, tomorrow 9/16, @ 0930. Please review the posted agenda on the Union website and let Sec. Pitts know if anything needs to be added/edited. Thank you.
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Monday Morning Headlines
11/23/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
This week:  Voting for Executive Board 11/23, 11/24, 11/25 Executive Board Meeting Reminder -11/24 Thanksgiving - 11/26 Steward Seminar 12/14 & 12/15 
Powers Ave. Car vs Gas Meter
11/22/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 4:49 a.m. on Sunday, November 22, 2020, Local members responded to a collision involving a vehicle into a home at 837 W. Powers Ave. in Littleton. First arriving Littleton Police Officers reported a natural gas leak, evacuated the occupants and checked for injuries. When members arrived, they stood by with a charged hose line in case anything ignited and confirmed that no one was hurt.
Jamison Dr. Multi Family Structure Fire
11/22/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 8:09 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, 2020, Local members responded to a fire alarm activation at Courtney Downs Apartments, located at 15859 E. Jamison Drive in Arapahoe County. While members were responding, 911 callers reported water flowing and smoke in the building. First arriving Engine 42 found smoke in and around the large 3-story building and pulled a hose line for fire attack.
11/20/2020 43 Plattsville Avenue Garage Fire
11/20/20 - Norwalk Professional Firefighters
Norwalk Fire Department Press Release November 20, 2020 The Norwalk Fire Department responded to a Garage fire at 43 Plattsville Avenue, at 5:20 pm Friday evening. The fire burned inside the rear wall of the single car garage and into its attic space, before it could be extinguished.
Firefighters United | Thanksgiving Meal Baskets
11/20/20 - IAFF Local 21
Firefighters United invites all Local 21 members to assist with providing meals to the citizens of Saint Paul in need.  If you can’t make the event, you can also help out with a donation.  See below for addtional information or contact Brittney Baker (FF, POOL - B.) Hallie Q.
Thanksgiving Safety
11/20/20 - IAFF Local 902
Malden Fire Fighters Local 902 Stress Safety on Thanksgiving Day Safe travel and home cooking lead to a Happy Thanksgiving for all A cooking fire is three times more likely on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year. Most of those Thanksgiving Day fires occur between noon and 4:00 p.m. – the peak cooking hours.
Friday Update 11-20-20
11/20/20 - IAFF Local 1014
Give to the Max | Saint Paul Fire Foundation
11/18/20 - IAFF Local 21
Together we can get a jumpstart on Give to the Max Day, and meet our goal we set for the pandemic relief fund. Show your support for the Saint Paul Fire community with an early donation.
LETTER OF COMMUNICATION: FF L.COIPEL
11/18/20 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Dear Brothers and Sisters, I am a graduate student at Cambridge College in the Management School. As part of my degree, I am required to take a class called “Research Methods for Managers.” For the class, I am designing my research on the health risk exposures to firefighters. I would appreciate your time and attention to fill out this quick survey.
President Update
11/18/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Afternoon,  Here is an update from Dave Foster, Presdient of Local 858.
Colorado Blvd. Car vs Building
11/17/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 1:44 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, Local members responded to a traffic collision involving a structure at the Chase Bank, located at 9350 S. Colorado Blvd. in Highlands Ranch. When Engine 17 arrived, they found a Jeep Grand Cherokee into a support column for the building with significant damage.
Multi Family Structure Fire
11/17/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 8:40 p.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020, Local members responded to an apartment fire at 1039 S. Parker Rd. in Arapahoe County. A vigilant neighbor heard smoke alarms sounding from a nearby apartment, saw smoke coming from the top of the door and dialed 911. First arriving members from Station 21 advanced a hose line through the complex and entered the burning apartment.
Commercial Structure Fire
11/17/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
On Thursday November 12, 2020 at 8 a.m., Local members responded to a commercial structure fire at the Aces Motorcycle store off of W. Bowles Ave. in Littleton. When Engine 11 arrived on scene, members found heavy smoke inside the building, but could not find any active fire.
Ratification Vote Results
11/17/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
All Members,  This is an official notification that the Collective Bargaining Committee's motion to Ratify the Memorandum of Understanding for the 2021 Contract year has passed.
IAFF ALERT - National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) EMS sleep health study.
11/17/20 - UPFFA
Dear Affiliate Leader: As a reminder, the IAFF is cautioning members and advising them to not participate in the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) EMS sleep health study.
11/11/2020 MVA I-95
11/17/20 - Norwalk Professional Firefighters
Norwalk Fire department Press Release Norwalk Fire responded to a MVA on I-95 involving three cars and a tractor trailer.at 2030 hours. Immediately followed at 2130 hours  by another car into the back of a tractor trailer with three youths in the car killing one. FD extricated all three passengers two with serious injuries and one fatality.
11/11/2020 2 Pheasant Ct
11/17/20 - Norwalk Professional Firefighters
Norwalk Fire Department Press Release The Norwalk Fire department responded to a house fire at #2 Pheasant Ct. at 1545 hours. The fire started in the kitchen of the two story home, and extended through the vent ductwork into the attic. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and removed the smoke from the home.
***TODAY*** Collective Bargaining Committee Presentation of the Memorandum of Understanding and Voting
11/16/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Afternoon The first of the two Ratification Meetings is TONIGHT - Monday, November 16, 2020 at 6 pm - The waiting room for credentialling will open by 5 pm  - Sign-in early so credentialling will go quicker. We will not start the meeting until everybody has entered the meeting. The meeting will be locked at 6:20 pm, and no one else will be allowed into the Waiting Room.
Monday Morning Headlines
11/15/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
This Week: Vacation Pick Update, Ratification Meeting, Executive Board Voting, COVID Update, Steward Seminar
REMINDER: DONT FORGET TO VOTE FOR YOUR 1014 LEADERSHIP
11/13/20 - IAFF Local 1014
Friday Update 11-13-20
11/13/20 - IAFF Local 1014
ZOOM Test Meeting Today
11/13/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Morning! Ratification Test Session Today at 9:30 am  The Wednesday evening meeting was a success, and we are offering one more opportunity to log in to ZOOM. This meeting is a chance for you to test your phone, tablet, or computer for ZOOM meetings. You will be required to follow the steps just as you will for the Official Ratification Meetings on November 16th and 17th.
General Membership Meeting
11/11/20 - Holyoke Firefighters IAFF Local 1693
Thank You Veterans!
11/10/20 - IAFF Local 21
IAFF Local 21 would like to recognize and thank all of our Veterans for their service to ensure our safety, security and freedom.  Please take a moment today to reflect on the dedication and sacrifice of all of our Veterans. To our Members, those who await the safe return of a child, spouse, friend, family member, neighbor, colleague, we support you.
November 2020 General Membership Meetings
11/09/20 - International Association of Firefighters
Our next General Membership Meetings will be on Thursday, November 19th and Friday, November 20th. Both meetings will take place at The Cabin on Rt 33 in Freehold. Both meetings will start at 1500 sharp on the patio (back room behind the fireplace). Please make every effort to attend.
Community Outreach
11/09/20 - IAFF Local 31
Station 14 Apparel
11/09/20 - IAFF Local 21
Please Help us raise money for new workout equipment via our Station 14 Apparel Sale!! The store will be open on May 1st until May 17th.  All orders will be filled in 10 business days after store closing.  Free shipping to Station 14 for pick up, or custom shipping to any address for an additional fee.
UPDATE: Message from Secretary Treasurer Cordova
11/09/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Morning,  Secretary Treasurer Cordova has a video message for the Denver Fire Fighters Local 858 Membership.  Mike Pylar, Communications Director Denver Firefighters Local 858 (720)318-1245 CommunicationsIAFF858@gmail.
2020 MN Election Review
11/09/20 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
Minnesota State Legislative Election Review November 6th, 2020 Brothers & Sisters, After two days of counting the ballots of the most contentious state and national election in recent memory, I finally feel like its safe to comment on the results of our state legislative races. In a nutshell there will be no change in the balance of power at the Minnesota state capitol.
Jon Kauffmann Cancer Benefit
11/09/20 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
This is Jon, our brother firefighter that has occupational brain cancer. Whatever avenues we can use to get this out and to help him and his wife financially we would be very appreciative. FIREFIGHTER JON KAUFFMANN CANCER BENEFIT Our friend and brother Jon Kauffmann needs our help. Jon has been a firefighter on the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Fire Department for almost ten years.
Monday Morning Headlines
11/09/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Monday Morning,  Official Notification for the Ratification Meeting The Collective Bargaining Committee has set the dates to present and vote to ratify the Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) for November 16th at 6 pm, and 17th at 9:30 am 2020. This meeting will be virtual via ZOOM with required registration and credentialing.
Supporting Jon Kauffman | MAC Fire
11/09/20 - IAFF Local 21
Jon has been a firefighter on the Minneapolis - Saint Paul Airport Fire Department for almost ten years.  On February 27th, 2020, he was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of occupational brain cancer, Glioblastoma.
monthly meeting
11/08/20 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
We will have November monthly meeting November 11 at Fire Admin conference room 9am. We will be accepting nominations for Vice President (Venezia will be stepping down), secretary and trustees. Please consider running for a office.
monthly meeting
11/08/20 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
We will have November monthly meeting November 11 at Fire Admin conference room 9am. We will be accepting nominations for Vice President (Venezia will be stepping down), secretary and trustees. Please consider running for a office.
Ridgegate Brush Fire
11/08/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 9:38 a.m. on Saturday November 7, 2020, Local members responded to what started as a small brush fire to the south of RidgeGate Parkway and about a mile east of I-25 in Lone Tree. Multiple callers reported the fire moving at a quick rate of speed with high wind speeds in the area. The fire was upgraded to a large brush fire, adding more resources to the incident.
Sante Fe Dr. Vehicle into Building
11/08/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
Just after 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Local members were dispatched to a vehicle into a building, near W. Maplewood Ave and Sante Fe Drive. Upon arrival, members sized up a multi-vehicle accident, involving two cars on Sante Fe and a tow truck crashing into the side of a car wash. No injuries were reported.
Lisbon Ct. Structure Fire
11/08/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
Just after 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, MetCom received multiple calls for a residential structure fire near E Kenyon Place and Lisbon Court. Incoming units confirmed a smoke plume was visible and upgraded the response to a confirmed working fire. Upon arrival, units saw heavy flames coming from the back of the home and confirmed that the family and their pet had evacuated.
Platte Canyon Rd. Smoke Investigation
11/08/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
Steam or smoke? In cold weather sometimes it’s difficult to tell the difference. Just before 7 p.m. on Monday, October 26, 2020, Local members responded to a possible building fire at 7921 S. Platte Canyon Road in Jefferson County. The 911 caller reported dark smoke coming from the roof that appeared to be getting worse and smelled like burning oil.
November Union Meeting
11/08/20 - IAFF Local 739
November Union Meeting The November Union Meeting of Lynn Local 739 will take place on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:30 PM at the Broadway Firehouse.  Regular order of business and nominations of union officers for upcoming term.   All members are encouraged to attend. Reminder - Ballot Box Election Vote for Executive Board is same day as meeting from 7AM-8PM.
Apartment fire leaves 7 residents without home in Springfield
11/06/20 - IAFF Local 648
Apartment fire leaves 7 residents without home in Springfield HAMPDEN COUNTY by: Nancy Asiamah Posted: Nov 5, 2020 / 08:53 PM EST / Updated: Nov 5, 2020 / 10:43 PM EST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – An apartment fire on Central Street in Springfield has left seven people without a place to call home Thursday.
HERO247 Online Store | IAFF Local 21 Apparel
11/05/20 - IAFF Local 21
Just in time for the Holidays, order by Sunday, November 15th to get your Saint Paul Firefighter's IAFF Local 21 apparel from HERO247.  More apparel options available for both male and female when you visit the online store.  Follow the link below to access the online store:  HERO247 If you have any questions regarding your order please contact support@hero247.
Friday Update 11-6-20
11/05/20 - IAFF Local 1014
Union Meeting Informational Session Today
11/04/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Evening  The Union Meeting - Informational Session will be tonight live via ZOOM starting at 7pm.  A unanimous decision by the Executive Board to cancel the November Union Meetings due to COVID-19 restrictions and health concerns took place on October 28, 2020. Therefore there is no in-person attendance at the Event Center for this meeting.
Fire on Elijah Street in Springfield caused by clothes dryer
11/04/20 - IAFF Local 648
Fire on Elijah Street in Springfield caused by clothes dryer HAMPDEN COUNTY by: Ariana Tourangeau Posted: Nov 2, 2020 / 07:16 AM EST / Updated: Nov 2, 2020 / 07:16 AM EST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Firefighters put out a fire to a basement on Elijah Street in Springfield overnight Sunday.
One injured after illegal burning of campfire in Springfield
11/04/20 - IAFF Local 648
One injured after illegal burning of campfire in Springfield HAMPDEN COUNTY by: Ariana Tourangeau Posted: Nov 4, 2020 / 07:53 AM EST / Updated: Nov 4, 2020 / 07:53 AM EST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – One person was injured after a campfire in Springfield early Wednesday morning.
Saint Paul | Charitable Giving Campaign
11/04/20 - IAFF Local 21
Now – November 13th, the City of Saint Paul will offer employees the opportunity to donate to charity organizations at work – through a one-time gift or via recurring payroll deductions. The Charitable Fundraising Campaign is a great way for employees to come together for a good cause, and give back.  You can give as little as $1 per paycheck.
Communications Director
11/03/20 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
Title: Communications Director Scope: • Manage and monitor the MPFF website and social media accounts. Reports To: • The MPFF Executive Board Essential Job Functions: • Create content for MPFF social media platforms. • Work with the MPFF Secretary-Treasurer to reach membership via social media about upcoming MPFF/IAFF events.
 
 
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