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      Fundraising Raffle $1000 Vacation Package 2 Nights Stay at the Beau Riverage ($600.00 value) $150.00 Mary Mahoney's Dinner Gift Certificate (the best restaurant in town!) $250.00 Spending Money Drawing Date is June 26, 2018 $5.00 Per Ticket Want to purchase a ticket(s)?  Call 228.324. Read More...
      Members of PROFAM met with Legislators this week.  House Representative Jeff Hale from Desoto County, District 24 is pictured with PROFAM Members.  Representative Hale was former Fire CHief of New Albany Fire Department. Read More...
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      PROFAM Legislative Meeting 2018
      Members are listening to Executive Director Pat Robertson from PERS
      PROFAM Legislative Meeting 2018
      Members met with House Representative Jeff Hale from District 24 on the final day of the PROFAM Legislative Meeting
      President Bass - Habitat for Humanities Build
      In September, President Bass assisted the Jackson Habitat for Humanities with a home in the downtown Jackson area.
      Laurel Fire Department Receives New Charter
      Welcome IAFF Local 207!
      Ridgeland FD wins 2015 Dragon Regatta
      Congratulationts to Ridgeland FD - first place for overall fastest time and t-shirt design
      Kris Carmichael plays "Amazing Grace" on the pipes at 9/11 Services at the State Cathedral
      9/11 Memorial Service at St. Andrews Episcopal Cathedral

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      Firefighters recently enjoyed some fellowship and fun while supporting Breast Cancer Research. Pink shirts were proudly wore by all members!
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      The image of the soot-covered veteran firefighter has always inspired respect and honor. But that dirty garment may be deadily. Firefighter Paramedic Kurtis Bennett was honored Friday by the San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation for the work he and his staff are doing to deal with cancer as an occupational threat to the life of a firefighter.
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      The 2017 Statewide Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service at the MS Fire Academy will be held October 10 beginning at 10:00.
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      Our disaster relief efforts on the ground in Texas and Louisiana are nothing short of amazing.
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      http://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/article/2017/03/19/firefighters-cancer/2/ It was nearly 100 degrees outside when the emergency call reached Engine Company 39. A triple-decker in Savin Hill had erupted in flames, and a haze of thick black smoke was all but blanketing the sky.
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      The Back the Badge legislation which creates enhanced penalties for assaulting first responders has just passed the house by a vote of 94-18 and is headed to the Governor's desk for a signature.  We will be working to coordinate the time and place so as many first responders as possible can be there.
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      A cookout is planned for Tuesday, April 4th at 6:00 pm at the Biloxi Fire Department West End Hose Company #3 Fire Museum. The conference will be held on Wednesday, April 5th and Thursday, April 6th. A FREE one-day summit will be held on Friday, April 7th and Saturday, April 8th.  The summit will be presented twice - once Friday and again on Saturday.
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      Jesse Byrne Jones (May 18, 1988 - March 14, 2017) Funeral services for Jesse Byrne Jones, 28, who passed away suddenly, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Merit Health Hospital in Natchez, will be at 11:00 am, Monday, March 20, 2017, from Laird Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David O’Connor officiating.  Address to the Chapel is:  408 North Union Street, Natchez, MS 39120.
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      The IAFF needs your help to save our members’ healthcare.   Currently, employer-provided healthcare is exempt from federal taxation. However, a faction of powerful members in the U.S. House of Representatives has proposed taxing workers’ health benefits by capping this exclusion.   Legislation to enact this tax may be considered by the House during the Alfred K.
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      Proudly introducing the FIRST EVER Public Safety Coalition! Created to form one strong voice to represent all aspects of first responders in Mississippi. Our goal is to bring consensus on legislative and public safety issues, and training efforts.
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      With a heavy heart, PROFAM announces the Funeral Arrangements are as follows for Skeeter Meador: Visitation is Tuesday, January 31st from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Services will be held Wednesday, February 1st with Family visitation from 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, Visitation  from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm and Services will begin at 2:00 pm.
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      It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of Gulfport Firefighter Judson Renner. Funeral arrangements are as follows: MONDAY, JANUARY 30th Westminster Presbyterian Church 5005 Lawson Ave.
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      The retirement bill we requested that allows us to get 1 year of service for every 5 years we work has errors and says we can BUY that time.  The Echols Group will work to get this bill passed with an amendment to accurately reflect what we are looking to achieve. No word yet on whether PERS will support this or not.
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      On Thursday, January 12, 2017, Governor Phil Bryant announced more bad news as it relates to budget cuts totalling nearly $51 million dollars.  These budget cuts impacted almost every state agency and averaged 1.45 percent of each agencies overall budget. 

      For more information on this matter we invite to read this article in The Clarion-Ledger: Bryant forced to make more budget cuts.


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      *** March of the Bull Update #3 ***
      04/22/18 - IAFF Local 3169
      *** March of the Bull Update *** Ok everyone, Bull is in Lake County but took today off to sleep at home one last time before he pushes on to Tallahassee. He will resume his walk tomorrow morning. If he sticks to that the proposed timeline he will make Marion County Tuesday around noon. A more definite time will be set as we get closer.
      How to Vote for the upcoming Arvada Protection Dist. Election
      04/22/18 - Arvada Professional Fire FIghters Association, IAFF Local 4056
      The Arvada Professional Firefighters are proud to endorse firefighters Steve Smith and James Gagliano for the Arvada Fire Protection Board. The Arvada Fire Protection District Special Election is May 8th, 2018 for the Arvada Fire District Board. Additional steps are needed to participate in this Arvada Fire Election, even if you are registered to vote in the State of Colorado.
      March of the Bull Update 2
      04/21/18 - IAFF Local 3169
      ***MARCH OF THE BULL UPDATE #2*** Here is the tentative schedule for Bulls walk through Marion County.  Remember this is all fluid and can change so I will post daily updates in the morning on the two groups.   Right now we need support volunteers who wouldn’t mind following the procession with a truck or SUV that can carry water/snacks.
      New and updated Kids Fire Safety links
      04/21/18 - Rockland Fire Fighters
      I-25 MVA with Haz-Mat
      04/20/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 12:44 on Friday Engine 36, Medic 36 and Engine 44 responded to a vehicle accident on the shoulder of northbound I-25, one mile south of Ridgegate Parkway. A box truck collided with the concrete barrier, which caused a 110-gallon diesel tank in the cargo area to rupture and leak.
      Richfield House Fire
      04/20/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 10:31 on Friday morning South Metro Engine 42 was dispatched to a fire alarm activation reported by an alarm company. Upon arrival at 6354 S. Richfield Street, no problems were evident from the street. As Local 2164 members knocked on the front door and conducted a 360-degree walk around the home, smoke was seen coming from vents along the basement.
      Cinco De Mayo Shirts
      04/19/18 - IAFF Local 21
      Cinco De Mayo shirts available.
      2018 Golf League
      04/18/18 - IAFF Local 21
      Saint Paul Fire Fighters Summer Golf League All retired and active department golfers we will try to begin our season April 25th at Oak Glen in Stillwater. Tee times remain the same at 7:45 am to 8:30 am on every Wednesday, Golf and Cart $34.  Make sure to ask for SAINT PAUL FIREFIGHTER RATE when paying. Family and friends welcome.
      Highway 67 Brush Fire
      04/18/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      Just after 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, Local 2164 members were requested for an automatic aid wildland fire on the north side of Highway 67 west of Rampart Range Road in the Pike National Forest. With a Red Flag and High Wind Warning in effect and 60 mph wind gusts being observed; a pre-evacuation area was established from Sugar Creek to Sedalia and additional resources were called.
      Lt. Paul Harvey Retires
      04/18/18 - IAFF Local 739
      Lieutenant Paul Harvey Retires The Officers and Members of Lynn Local 739 wish to congratulate Lt. Paul Harvey on his retirement.  Paul, may you enjoy a long and healthy retirement.
      Foxtail Drive Fire
      04/17/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      Just after 10 a.m. on Tuesday April 17th, Local 2164 members assisted Castle Rock Fire Rescue with a wind driven structure fire in the 4800 block of N. Foxtail Drive. Simultaneous wildland fires near Larkspur and Sedalia were also challenging firefighters from all Douglas County fire districts, including South Metro.
      2018 NM Fire Muster & 5K Race
      04/17/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Attention Members, IAFF Local 244 will be hosting the 2nd Annual New Mexico Fire Muster and 5k on June 16, 2018 at Balloon Fiesta Park. The NM Fire Muster & 5K event was created to support and raise money for the IAFF Local 244 Survivor’s Fund and Membership Assistance Program.
      LAC Fallen Firefighter Memorial April 21st, 2018
      04/16/18 - IAFF Local 1014
      First Responders Night
      04/16/18 - IAFF Local 51
      First Responders Night May 20, 2018 @ 6:05pm $30 Tickets Tickets Include: Entrance to game Reserved Seat Limited Buffet Contact Union Office @ (915)598-8117 *First 80 tickets will be sold for $30 each then tickets will be $39 each, first come first serve.
      Promotions
      04/16/18 - IAFF Local 21
      Congratulations to Firefighters Jeremy Coy Engine 20-A and Kate Heckaman Engine 22-B on their recent promotion to Captain.
      2018 Benefit Road Race and Walk
      04/15/18 - IAFF Local 1464
      Our Mother's Day Benefit Road Race and Walk is scheduled for Sunday May 13, 2018. Walk begins at 8:30 am. Kids 1k Fun Run at 9:00 am. The 5k race begins at 10:00 am. The race proceed will benefit the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
      Local 772 Announces the passing of Lt. David Dow (Ret)
      04/15/18 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
      Local 772 sadly announces the passing of Lieutenant David Dow (retired). David passed away on April 13, 2018, from a long battle with brain cancer. A Firefighter's funeral has been requested by the family and local 772.
      Baton Rouge Firefighters win Pensacola Firefighter Challenge
      04/15/18 - PFFA
      Congrats to this group of firefighters representing Baton Rouge Firefighters Local 557 and the dept in the Pensacola firefighter challenge this weekend . They won the event , and set the new course record .
      Announcing the passing of Lt. David Dow (Ret.)
      04/15/18 - IAFF Local 772
      It is with great sadness that IAFF Local 772 announces the passing of Lt. David Dow (Ret.) after a long and courageous battle with brain cancer.
      June 2, 2018: MDA Muscle Walk
      04/14/18 - UPFFA
      The Muscular Dystrophy Association will be having its annual Muscle Walk on June 2nd at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. Matt Abdifar, of New Britain Local 992 has created a Muscle Walk Team named, IAFF Fire Fighters.
      Retiree's Get Together
      04/14/18 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
      The next retiree' get together will be held Wednesday, May 9th at the Dante Club on Craigie St from 9 am until noon. Coffee and donuts provided. If any retirement paperwork needs to be notarized, there will be a notary in attendance.
      Demopolis News Release
      04/14/18 - IAFF 14th District
      The city of Demopolis AL is playing politics with public safety. By having as few as 2 fire fighters on each fire truck, the city is ignoring nationally accepted science and studies that prove a minimum of 4 fire fighters per truck is the most efficient and safe way for fire fighters to protect their community.
      Livonia firefighter injured battling Sunday garage fire
      04/14/18 - IAFF Local 1164
      A fire in Sunday damaged this garage at a house on Norfolk west of Merriman.(Photo: Livonia Fire Department)
      Louisiana Firefighter Appreciation Day
      04/13/18 - PFFA
      L0293 Family Picnic
      04/13/18 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
      Quebec St. Haz-Mat
      04/13/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 1:45 p.m. on Thursday April 12th, Local 2164 members responded to a hazardous materials incident at 5340 S. Quebec Street in Greenwood Village. 3 Employees in one of the offices experienced eye and throat irritation after being exposed to an unknown powder and they dialed 911. 13 units responded to the scene including the SMFR Haz-Mat and Decontamination apparatus.
      Molle Retirement
      04/13/18 - IAFF Local 1264
      Hey All, Just a reminder that we have Tim Molle’s retirement party coming up on the 21st of April from 7 to 11pm at O’Malley’s.  Please pass the word to any retirees you run into.  We have passed out envelopes at all the stations and have set up a go fund me if that is easier.   https://www.gofundme.
      Notice of Election of Delegates
      04/12/18 - IAFF Local 1403
      On April 24th from 2000 to 2020 we will be taking nominations for Delegates and Alternates to The 74th Annual Florida Professional Firefighter Convention in Naples FL.
      Child Safety Seats
      04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
      Find out about upcoming clinic dates, Oregon Child Safety Seat Laws, and more.
      Outdoor Burning
      04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
      Find out about general requirements, commercial burning, and more.
      Property Insurance (ISO)
      04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
      Welcome Insurance Companies! We have developed the following tools to assist you with your questions regarding protection classifications and requesting fire reports when needed.  We hope you will find this page helpful.
      Make A Payment
      04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
      Make A Payment (Payment types include ambulance, rescue, training, car seat, address sign or any other invoiced fee.
      Insurance
      04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
      Welcome Insurance Companies! We have developed the following tools to assist you with your questions regarding protection classifications and requesting fire reports when needed.  We hope you will find this page helpful. Thank You.
      Outdoor Burning
      04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
      Find out about General requirements, Commercial Burning and more.
      Child Safety Seats
      04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
      Child Safety Seat Clinics  Clinic Date Changes Our May clinic is cancelled. Sisters/Camp Sherman will be holding a clinic on Friday, May 4th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm at 301 S Elm Street, Sisters. We have discontinued the second Wednesday clinics.
      Local 2403 Fundraiser
      04/12/18 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
      Join Adams County Professional Firefighters Local 2403 along with Bruz Beers on April 21st from 6pm -11pm for the tapping of SUPER STACHE FIREHOUSE IPA. Proceeds from beer sales and events go to assist the family of Firefighter Brett Anderson. A food truck will be on hand, along with Bruz Beers other craft beers. See attached flyer for more information. See you there.
      PFD's newest LTs
      04/11/18 - IAFF Local 2647
      After the intense public discussion portion of the City Council meetings (unrelated topic), Jim Heath (Right) & Matt Risley (Center) were appointed by the City Council at the 4/10/18 Meeting as Pittsfield Fire's newest Lieutenants. Congratulations to both gentlemen on their well deserved promotions!
      SFPFF Confrence
      04/11/18 - Irving Professional Fire Fighters Association
      The 2018 SFPFF Conference will be held in San Antonio, TX and hosted by IAFF Local 624.  The Conference dates are Wednesday, April 11, 2018 thru Friday, April 13, 2018.
      Leary Talks at Darrow School
      04/11/18 - IAFF Local 2647
      Local 2647 President / Fire investigator Rob Leary visited Darrow School on Tuesday to talk about the scientific methodology of fire scene investigation.
      Mike Dennis Going Away Party
      04/10/18 - IAFF Local 1264
      Message from the family, to the family Finally, Mike Dennis is quitting.  His last shift for AFD St. 11 - B shift will be April 23rd.  Directly afterwards on the 24th of April at approx. 9:30 am we will be having a breakfast at the Peanut Farm.  His retirement party will be May 12th 6:00 pm at the Golden Lion Hotel, courtesy of Marvin Kneaper and Family.
      An open letter to Chief Osby and the members of Local 1014
      04/09/18 - IAFF Local 1014
      Cherry Creek Trail Brush Fire
      04/08/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 2:16 p.m. on Sunday, April 8th multiple 911 callers reported a small vegetation fire burning along the Cherry Creek just south of the Cottonwood Bridge in Parker. The first member from Local 2164 arrived on scene 3 minutes later and discovered a fast moving grass fire spreading into the trees with no structures threatened.
      League School 5k
      04/08/18 - IAFF local 2464
      On April 7th Chief Tim Bailey, FF Dave Jenks, FF Colin Ryle & FF Jon McNamara ran the 5th Annual League School 5k to raise awareness & support for Autism. Lt. Peter Carter sold Walpole Fire Autism Awareness T-Shirts at the event as well with proceeds going to the ALEC. Information on the ALEC can be found at the link below: https://www.autismspeaks.
      Passing of Retired FF Richard Love
      04/08/18 - IAFF Local 739
      Passing of FF Richard Love Engine 8 - Retired The Officers and Members of Lynn Local 739 regret to announce the death of Firefighter Richard Love of Engine 8, Retired.  Arrangements: Visitation: Tuesday April 10, 2018, 10AM-12PM at Solimine Funeral Home, Broadway. Burial: Following visitation at Firefighter's Lot, Pine Grove Cemetery.
      48/96 Work Schedule and One Year Trial Vote
      04/07/18 - Medford Firefighters Local 1431
      At the April 3, 2018 union meeitng a motion was passed creating a ballot to approve or not approve moving to the 48/96 work schedule for a one year trial.  The Ballot will go live Monday April 9th at 0900 hours and will close April 23 at 1700 hours.
      Hazleton L0507 Designer Purse Bag Fundraiser
      04/07/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Brothers and Sisters: Hazleton L0507 will hold their Designer Bag Bingo to benefit MDA on Sunday April 29, 2018. The location is Terrace Hall 601 S. Poplar St., Hazleton, PA 18201 Tickets are $25.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door. For more information see the attached flyer or J.T. Klein 570.233.1819 Jamie Galade 570.861.2670 Tami Martin 570.956.
      Meeting with Chief Liebold
      04/07/18 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
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