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    • Providence fire fighters do not just work in our city. We are Providence. We are members of the community we are sworn to protect - serving as youth coaches, participating in our schools and churches, and taking an active role in our neighborhoods. 799 is also a strong supporter of numerous local charitable foundations and causes.

      Local 799 serves over five hundred active and retired members. All officers of the Union serve as firefighters in the Providence Fire Department and are elected by the general membership every two years. Local 799 is proud to be one of the oldest and largest locals in the International Association of Fire Fighters, AFL-CIO-CLC. 

      The best interests of Local 799 are the best interests of the people of Providence.
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      E-Board Endorses Edzo
      09/27/20 - Boston Firefighters
      Friday Update 9-25-20
      09/25/20 - IAFF Local 1014
      Rescue Squad 3 Sweatshirts
      09/25/20 - IAFF Local 21
      *** PRE ORDER SALES ONLY, DUE OCTOBER 9th *** Rescue Squad 3 sweatshirts are available for pre-order.  Orders and payments must be received by Friday, October 9th.  They are screen print on the front and back.  Please contact Riley Onofrio at Station 01 to place your order and if you need any additional information.
      Update from President Foster
      09/25/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good Morning,  Please see an Update Video from President Foster and Notice regarding Nominations for Executive Board and Collective Bargaining.  Be Safe Mike Pylar, Communications Director Denver Firefighters Local 858 (720)318-1245 CommunicationsIAFF858@gmail.
      LOCAL 30 HOCKEY HOODIES REMINDER
      09/24/20 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Members of Local 30, We will be putting together another Local 30 Hockey Hoodie Order.  These will be the same hoodies that we just recently got in the spring.  We will again offer them in sizes ranging from Small - Extra Large for $50.00 and XXL - XXXL for $52.00.  And in three colors, Black, Navy, & Gray.
      2020 Executive Board Elections
      09/24/20 - IAFF Local 1014
      Man dies after Hamilton house fire
      09/23/20 - IAFF Local 20
      https://www.journal-news.com/news/hamilton-man-killed-after-being-set-on-fire-in-house-blaze/3PX2ECXB5JCCNF3C7EIWOGNE4A/.
      November 3, 2020 Endorsed Candidates
      09/23/20 - IAFF Local 42
      Minutes of Special MPFFU EXBDMtg from Sept 21st
      09/23/20 - MPFFU
      S. Broadway Truck Stuck Under Awning
      09/22/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 2:24 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, Local members responded to 7720 S. Broadway in Littleton after a delivery truck became stuck under the building awning. Members stabilized the structure, used a grinder to cut away damaged metal on top of the trailer and the tires were deflated to lower the trailer height.
      Windhaven Drive Structure Fire
      09/21/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 6:20 p.m. on Friday September 18, 2020, Local members responded to a house fire on Windhaven Drive in the Timbers neighborhood located in Unincorporated Douglas County. Members arrived on scene and found the entire backside of the home engulfed by fire. Crews immediately began fire attack on the structure. Shortly after members started putting water on the fire, the home began collapsing.
      S. Broadway Vehicle vs Building
      09/21/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      Around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday Sept. 12, 2020, Local members responded to reports of a car crashing into the UPS Store near the intersection of S. Broadway and W. Mineral Avenue in Littleton. When members arrived on scene, they found a car had gone through the front of the store and was sitting inside. Crews assessed the driver and determined the person did not need further medical treatment.
      Littleton High School HazMat
      09/21/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      On Thursday September 10, 2020, Local members responded to a hazmat investigation at Littleton High School located on E. Littleton Blvd. in the city of Littleton. Initial reports stated there was an odor of chlorine in the pool area of the school and the custodial staff was inside at the time.
      Four people injured, three homes burned in Manfield Street, Springfield house fire
      09/21/20 - IAFF Local 648
      Four people injured, three homes burned in Manfield Street, Springfield house fire Updated Sep 19, 4:28 PM; Posted Sep 19, 3:25 PM 11 Mansfield Street house fire Facebook Share Twitter Share By Dave Canton | dcanton@repub.
      CPFF Members Special Opportunity for Officer Development in 2020!
      09/20/20 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
      CPFF is proud to be a co-sponsor of Fire Leadership Challenge (FLC) providing leadership education for all ranks.
      2020 FALLEN FIRE FIGHTER MEMORIAL VIRTUAL REMEMBRANCE
      09/18/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Please join us on Saturday, September 19 at 11:00 a.m. (Mountain Time) for our 2020 Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Virtual Remembrance to honor our fallen whose names will forever be etched onto our Wall of Honor. WATCH: www.iaff.org/fffm20/ www,youtube.com/IAFFTV/Live www.facebook.
      IAFF Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial
      09/18/20 - IAFF Local 1009
      September D&W Drawing
      09/17/20 - Boston Firefighters
      Captain Alcock Retires
      09/17/20 - IAFF Local 739
      Captain Robert Alcock Retires The officers and members of Lynn Local 739 wish to congratulate Captain Robert Alcock on his retirement.  Bob, may you enjoy a long and healthy retirement.
      Car burned in Springfield arson fire
      09/17/20 - IAFF Local 648
      SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield firefighters put out a car fire early Monday morning in the city’s forest park neighborhood. According to Springfield Fire Captain Drew Piemonte, the car was parked on 111 Olmstead Drive and firefighters put out the fire around 2 a.m. Arson and Bomb Squad investigators determined the cause of the fire was arson.
      Lenny Alpaugh Celebration of Life
      09/16/20 - Suncoast Firefighters
      Malden Rallies To Help Namesake WA Town Devastated By Fires
      09/16/20 - IAFF Local 902
      The city is partnering with the Malden Fire Department to help support the victims of fires that have devastated the town of Malden, WA. Established as a station stop on Dec. 20, 1909, railway officials named the town after Malden, MA. Fires have destroyed 80 percent of the small Washington town, decimating its post office, fire department, City Hall and library.
      DFD Peer Support Suicide Prevention Training - Session 1 TOMORROW
      09/15/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Sorry for the first email. Lets see if this works.  Session 1 - Signs and Support: This session will cover why Veterans are at an increased risk for suicide, and show you the basic skills needed to intervene with veteran peers who are at risk.  The session is 9/16/2020 and is scheduled to go from 9am to 10:30am I hope that you will be able to attend a class.
      2021 EMS REFRESHER
      09/15/20 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Brothers and Sisters,                 After much thought and reflection, I have decided not to run an EMS refresher this year as we have done in years past.
      Friday Update 9-18-20
      09/15/20 - IAFF Local 1014
      5/5/2020 Man Hit by Train & Car into River
      09/14/20 - Norwalk Professional Firefighters
      September 5, 2020 The Norwalk Fire Department responded to a report of a man struck by a train at the Catherine Street Railroad Crossing. The accident happened around 12:48am, Saturday morning. The man was found lying alongside the tracks with serious injuries to his right arm and right leg.
      9/2/2020 Strawberry Hill Ave
      09/14/20 - Norwalk Professional Firefighters
      Wednesday September 2nd at 2pm the Norwalk Fire Department responded to a fire in a vacant house on Strawberry Hill Ave. First reports were large amounts of gray smoke coming from a house. Upon arrival a well involved fire was found in the basement and indications of fire in many other parts of the structure.
      Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Retired DC Bob Heinen
      09/14/20 - IAFF Local 21
         Retired District Chief Bob Heinen passed away on September 2 at the age of 94. Chief Bob Heinen started in 1947 and retired in 1988.
      City Chapter 1st Steward Vacancy
      09/10/20 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board is accepting letters of interest for City 1st Steward for the next 14 calendar days. The Executive Board will appoint a member to serve in this position at the Executive Board meeting scheduled on October 1, 2020 until the next General Election in December 2020; in accordance with the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & Bylaws, Article VI, Section 5.
      MPFFU FallStatewide District Meeting - 2020
      09/10/20 - MPFFU
      On September 8, 2020, the MPFFU conducted its Fall District meeting on Zoom.  An unedited recording of that meeting can be found here.   Individual district meetings will be scheduled sometime soon.
      Friday Update 9-11-20
      09/10/20 - IAFF Local 1014
      One person taken to hospital after two-car crash in Springfield
      09/10/20 - IAFF Local 648
      by: Ariana Tourangeau Posted: Sep 9, 2020 / 06:49 AM EDT / Updated: Sep 9, 2020 / 05:35 PM EDT SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A person was taken to the hospital after a two-car crash on Union Street in Springfield Wednesday morning.
      One person with serious injuries after accident in Springfield
      09/10/20 - IAFF Local 648
      by: Nick DeGray Posted: Sep 9, 2020 / 02:23 PM EDT / Updated: Sep 9, 2020 / 07:17 PM EDT SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – One person has been taken to the hospital after a two-car accident in Springfield Wednesday afternoon.
      Springfield kitchen fire displaces two families
      09/10/20 - IAFF Local 648
      Springfield kitchen fire displaces two families Updated Sep 08, 6:26 PM; Posted Sep 08, 5:28 PM A fire caused by unattended cooking displaced a family on Wallace Street Tuesday. (Jeanette DeForge/Republican staff) Facebook Share Twitter Share By Jeanette DeForge | jdeforge@repub.
      Thank You!
      09/10/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Brothers and Sisters; On Monday, September 7, the B-Shift was tasked with a request from The Cameron Peak Fire to assist with a strike team due to the exponential growth of the fire near Ft. Collins. It was Labor Day, where all support staff is off, and hoping to enjoy time with friends and family. Our Denver Fire Fighters responded amazingly.
      Espana St. Vehicle into House
      09/09/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      On Tuesday Sept. 8, 2020 at 5:35 p.m., Local members responded to a MVA into a house call on S. Espana St. in Unincorporated Arapahoe County. When members arrived on scene, they found a car had gone across a stretch of grass, through a fence and crashed into the backside of a home. The homeowner was home at the time, but was not injured. The driver inside the car was trapped from the impact.
      Eagle Street RV Fire
      09/09/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 3:49 p.m. on Saturday, September 5th, Local members responded to a fire at the RV Vault storage lot, located at 7354 S. Eagle St. in Centennial. A large plume of smoke was visible from miles away as units responded, prompting a call for additional resources. Upon arrival, members found an RV engulfed with flames and spreading to a camping trailer.
      2021 PFFA of LA Convention Canceled
      09/09/20 - PFFA
      Due to the uncertainty of what phase level Louisiana will be and not knowing if we’ll be able to congregate as a large group, we have no choice but to make the necessary decision to cancel the 2021 PFFA of Louisiana Annual Convention scheduled for February 25th – 27th.
      October 24, 2020: MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon
      09/09/20 - UPFFA
      Sisters and Brothers, Later this morning, the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is announcing the refresh of its legendary Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, with Kevin Hart joining as host. The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon will be a two-hour special airing globally on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at 8:00 p.m.
      September Union Meeting
      09/09/20 - IAFF Local 739
      September Union Meeting The September Union Meeting of Lynn Local 739 will take place on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 7:30 PM at the Broadway Firehouse.   All members are encouraged to attend.
      Workers Rally for a Just Recovery
      09/07/20 - Boston Firefighters
      President Soares spoke at the Greater Boston Labor Council's "Wrokers Rally for a Just Recovery" event on September 7, 2020.
      Passing Captain John Decareau - FIU Retired
      09/06/20 - IAFF Local 739
      Passing of Captain John Decareau: Fire Investigation Unit, Retired The officers and members of Lynn Local 739 regret to announce the death of Captain John Decareau of the Fire Investigation Unit, Retired.
      Memorial Apparel | McDonough and Paidar
      09/05/20 - IAFF Local 21
      Corporate Mark (a local Saint Paul business) has been busy designing and producing a memorial tee shirt that serves as a fundraiser for Tom McDonough Jr. and his family. All proceeds from sales will be donated to Tommy's children.  To support the fundraiser and purchase items, please visit Corporate Mark's website by following this link: https://shopcorporatemark.
      MDA Virtual Fill The Boot Fundraiser
      09/04/20 - Key Peninsula Firefighers Local 3152
      For 66 years, when not fighting fires, members of the International Association of Fire Fighters have been fighting another ongoing threat — muscular dystrophy, a disease that includes more than 40 neuromuscular disorders.
      TEMPORARY SICK LEAVE POLICY REGARDING COVID RELATED ABSENCES
      09/04/20 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
       Brothers and Sisters, Please see the attached temporary sick leave policy regarding COVID related absences. This policy will be in effect until January 1 and will allow members up to 80 hours of emergency sick leave, which will not come out of your accrued time. Please Note: it must be COVID related and you must have proper documentation.
      Friday Update 9-4-20
      09/04/20 - IAFF Local 1014
      Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Captain Michael Paidar
      09/03/20 - IAFF Local 21
      It is with great sadness that Local 21 regrets to share the news about the passing of Fire Captain Michael Paidar.   Captain Paidar has been with the Saint Paul Fire Department since 2/14/11.  He lost his life to a relatively short battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and passed away this afternoon.
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