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    • What is the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters? 

      This organization is known as the SOUTHERN FEDERATION OF PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS, and was organized February 2, 1995, in Nashville, Tennessee. 

      The purpose of the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters is to provide the best possible resources, services and communications for Southern Federation affiliates of the IAFF; to develop a united effort and consensus of opinion with regards to our common concerns in the South, with the goal of having a positive effect on the IAFF, its constitution and By-laws, policies and resolutions. 

      The Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters encompasses the IAFF State Associations and Local IAFF affiliates in good standing within the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Dela­ware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.  Associate membership is allowed to any member or affiliate of the IAFF of any state not currently affiliated with the federation and IAFF members at large. 

      The Association holds an Annual Conference in which delegates of the organization attend. The Conference includes educational modules, presentations that assist delegates in accordance with the organization purpose. 


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      We're all thinking about our members in Texas and Louisiana who are on the frontlines of Hurricane Harvey helping communities and their citizens knowing their own homes and possessions may be lost.

      The best way you can assist your brothers and sisters is through the IAFF Disaster Relief Fund, which provides short-term, immediate financial assistance to IAFF members affected by major disasters.

      Donate today with a tax deductible contribution online or by texting DISASTER to 50555* to make a $10 donation.

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      Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations in the US and Canada.

      Engineer Arbuckle Retirement
      06/22/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      Congratulations to Engineer Rich Arbuckle who retired from SMFR today after serving the community for 35 years! Family, friends and co-workers gathered at Station 31 in Greenwood Village for a brief ceremony where Rich was presented with a flag that was flown above the firehouse.  Enjoy your reitrement! https://www.southmetro.
      Wildcat Reserve Pkwy MVA
      06/22/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 07:24 a.m. on Friday, June 22nd Local 2086 and 2164 members responded to a traffic collision on Wildcat Reserve Parkway and Spearwood Drive in Highlands Ranch. 911 callers reported a semi rollover with visible smoke and people possibly trapped. When members arrived they found a damaged SUV, a cement truck on its side and a light pole down with exposed electrical wires.
      Valley Fair Public Safety Day
      06/22/18 - IAFF Local 21
      Valleyfair would like to invite the St. Paul Fire Department to the 4th annual First Responder Days!  This event happens two Sundays in July every year, as an opportunity for First Responders, friends and families to enjoy time together at Valleyfair. First Responders get FREE admission July 8 & 15, 2018.
      Mauer Chevrolet Promotion
      06/22/18 - IAFF Local 21
      Mauer Chevrolet, a supporter of our Operation Warm efforts to purchase winter coats for kids is having a promo for public safety personnel.  To learn more about their program click on the link below.
      FOX NEWS COVERAGE
      06/22/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Brothers and Sisters, Since our story has made national attention due to social media, Fox News will be covering the poor living conditions throughout our firehouses. Stay tuned today, tonight, and throughout the weekend. Thank you to Local 30, Mayor McGovern and the City Council, City Manager DePasquale, and A/Chief Mahoney for working together to fix this problem. https://www.firehouse.
      Boston Local 718 Awards Night Photos
      06/22/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
      AWARD--------WINNER 2018 Pierce-             Steve MacDonald Stapleton-   Glenn Preston Jennings----      Ed Paris Green------       Phil Skrabut Life Member---- Stve MacDonald & Dr. Mike Hamrock Friend of FF----Members of A-10-Dr.
      IAFF/BCFD CBA Ratification Vote
      06/21/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      The CBA between the IAFF Local 244 and the County of Bernalillo has been ratified by the County Chapter membership with 85% approval. Log on to the website and click the 'Contracts' link to view the official tally.
      Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association Of Connecticut QUESTIONNAIRE FOR 2018 Candidates
      06/21/18 - UPFFA
      Lt Dan is retiring!!!
      06/21/18 - Local 1347
      Research Medical Center Rally - June 22nd
      06/21/18 - IAFF Local 42
      Updated MPFFU Endorsement List
      06/20/18 - MPFFU
      UNION MEETING
      06/20/18 - IAFF Local 1403
      "SUMMER DOLPHIN FISH FRY" Union Meeting June 26 at noon. Come join us for lunch.
      Firefighter Golfers
      06/20/18 - IAFF Local 1403
      ATTENTION FIREFIGHTER GOLFERS !!!! 55th ANNUAL U.S.
      2018 Revolutionary Fire Tactics Event
      06/19/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      NEW IAFF Local 42 Mobile App
      06/19/18 - IAFF Local 42
      Local 42 is excited to announce our new Mobile App that works in concert with our website.  Please download the Mobile App from the Apple Store or Google Play Store by merely clicking on the button in the left column.   Once you download the App you will use your User Name and Password that you use to access the Members Only Section of this website to log into the Mobile App.
      Vietnam Vets Movable Wall
      06/19/18 - IAFF Local 21
      TPT is hosting The Wall That Heals (http://www.vvmf.org/twth) from June 21-24 at the State Capitol in St. Paul, MN. The Wall That Heals is a traveling ¾ replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC and will visit 38 cities this year. We need help to take it down on Sunday, June 24 starting at 3pm. We are in need of able-bodied persons able to bend and lift.
      Benefit Baseball Game
      06/19/18 - IAFF Local 51
      Join us at Ponder Park on July 14 for a baseball game in benefit of Lt. Rafa Rodriguez and Capt. Alex Gallardo.  Prizes from the Chihuahuas and Twin Peaks for the winners!  Register at https://goo.
      LETTER OF COMMUNICATION
      06/18/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Brothers and Sisters, I would like to thank the members of Local 30 who took the time out of their busy schedules and came out in support of city of Cambridge policy #154. This policy was put forth by Mayor Marc McGovern and co-sponsored by councilors Mallon & Toomey to improve the living conditions of our eight firehouses.
      History of Employer Contributions
      06/18/18 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
      History of Employer Contributions Several facts of life exist in the insurance industry and certainly our Fund is no exception.  Medical trend, the cost of providing/receiving medical care rises much quicker than any other inflationary indicator. The annual average medical trend for our insurance Fund over the last 14 years was 9.64%.
      Annual Board of Trustees Workshop
      06/18/18 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
      Annual Board of Trustees Workshop Every August the Board of Trustees meets with staff to review the current year’s budget and staff’s proposal for the following year’s budget.  Before the following year’s budget is approved the Board must decide what, if any, changes must be made to the premium structure or the benefits offered.
      Pediatrics
      06/18/18 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
      Calling all Newborns……… And all pediatric patients.  We are very excited about our pediatric program established by Dr. Dhrupa Desai; it has been widely accepted and supported by all of our new and experienced parents.  Our program is a first of its kind, of all the concierge practices out there none focus on our younger populations like we do.
      Vendome Memorial
      06/18/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
      President Rich Paris address members, active and retired at the 46th anniversary of the Hotel Vendome tragedy that killed nine of our brother fierfighters  une 17, 1972  Fire Lieutenant John E. Hanbury, 46 Lad 13 Fire Lieutenant Thomas J. Carroll, 52 Eng 32  Firefighter Richard B. Magee, 39 Eng 33 Firefighter Joseph F.
      Fox Hunt Circle Interface Fire
      06/17/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 12:23 p.m. on Sunday, June 17th Local 2086 members responded to several reports of a small brush fire in the open space northeast of Northridge Elementary School in Highlands Ranch. First arriving Brush 18 found a quarter acre grass fire moving at a slow to moderate rate of spread uphill and toward homes on Fox Hunt Circle.
      EMS Open House
      06/17/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      We want to thank everyone for a successful 2018 EMS Open House. The event took place June 16th at Station 63 and hundreds of attendees learned how SMFR and our various community partners keep us safe. Attendees also enjoyed numerous demonstrations from Arapahoe County Sheriff’s K9 units, Bomb Squad, and Local 2164 members ended the day with an extrication demo.
      2018 TPFFA Primary Election Candidate Endorsements
      06/16/18 - Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association announces its 2018 Primary Election Candidate endorsements.
      Powers Pl. Structure Fire
      06/15/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 3:54 p.m. on Friday, June 15th Local 2164 members responded to a residential structure fire at 19061 E. Powers Place in Centennial. First arriving Engine 63 found smoke showing from the attached garage and advanced an attack line inside.
      Pagosa Way Structure Fire
      06/15/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 12:55 p.m. on Friday, June 15th Local 2164 members responded to a residential structure fire at 5817 S. Pagosa Way in Centennial. Engine 62 reported smoke in the air while responding and upon arrival they found flames visible from 1st and 2nd floors extending into the eaves. Attack lines were advanced inside to each level and the fire was quickly controlled.
      Fill the Boot - 2018
      06/15/18 - IAFF Local 1014
      May 2018 North East Meeting Minutes posted
      06/15/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      The meeting minutes from the May 2018 North East meeting havebeen posted on the North East Meeting Minutes page.
      KCFD Retired Fire Fighters
      06/14/18 - IAFF Local 42
      The Kansas City, Missouri Retired Fire Fighters Association has established its own website.  This is one of the best online sources for KCFD History and we invite you to visit them and learn something new about something old.  Special acknowledgement to Chuck Gabert, KCFD Retired Fire Captain and Ray Elder, KCFD Retired Fire Captain and KCFD Historian.
      Local 718 PFFM Delegates
      06/14/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
      Members of Boston Firefighters Local 718 delagates to the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts atteded the John J.J.
      FIREWORKS SAFETY
      06/14/18 - UPFFA
      CAM THOMPSON FUNDRAISER
      06/14/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Dennis Jones Retirement Party
      06/13/18 - IAFF Local 21
      Negotiations update June 12, 2018
      06/12/18 - IAFF Local 1014
      Janus v. AFSCME FAQ's
      06/12/18 - IAFF Local 452
      Officer Christopher Senkow
      06/12/18 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
      It is with deep regret and sorrow that we announce the untimely death of a great man and one of our brothers in blue. Please keep the City Of Chester Police Department and the family and friends of Officer Christopher Senkow in your thoughts and prayers. Rest In Peace badge #298.
      Smoke Detectors
      06/12/18 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
      Today the members walked the 1100 block of Remington and White streets handing out fire prevention literature and installing smoke detectors. Thursday the 7th of June, the department and multiple surrounding companies operated at a 3 alarm fire at 1118 Remington Street.
      Lt. Dewey Henry Scholarship Winners
      06/12/18 - IAFF Local 1403
      Metro-Dade Fire Fighters Local 1403 would like to congratulate the winners of The 2018 Lt. Dewey Henry Scholarships. This year there were 20 essays submitted by soon to be college freshman sons and daughters of our members who donate to our Firefighters Charities. A great job was done by all who submitted essays. The committee had the difficult task of selecting 2 male and 2 female essays.
      CPFF Trustee Swearing In
      06/11/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      Local 2164 Secretary Tasker being sworn in as a Trustee for the Colorado Professional Firefighters.
      Deputy Chief Promotion
      06/11/18 - IAFF Local 801
      Congratulations go out to the DFD's newest Deputy Chief, Bill Lounsbury.  D/C Lounsbury was promoted and sworn in from Captain to Deputy Chief in a ceremony at City Hall's City Council chambers on June 6, 2018.  Deputy Chief Lounsbury is a 26 year veteran of the DFD and will continue to work on B Group as Shift Commander.
      Fire destroys clubhouse at Western Golf & Country Club in Redford
      06/11/18 - IAFF Local 1164
      REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WJBK) - Crews battled a massive fire in Redford Township Friday morning. A fire broke out at the Western Golf and Country Club just before 5:30 a.m. The club is on Kinloch, near Beech Daly and Five Mile Road.  The smoke can be seen for miles, with the flames pouring through the roof.
      Lt. Jack C. Zoppo Baltimore City Fire Remembered
      06/11/18 - Lets Fire Cancer
      On Saturday June 9, 2018, Lt. Jack C. Zoppo, Baltimore City Fire and a member of I.A.F.F. Local 964 was fondly remembered during a check presentation to Johns Hopkins Cancer Center. The presentation took place at Engine 6, Ladder 1, Battalion 2 - City of Baltimore (Jack's Fire House). More than $17,000.
      125th Firefighters Memorial Sunday
      06/10/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
      Local 718 President Rich Paris addresses the attendees at today’s 125th Firefighters Memorial Sunday at Forest Hills Cemetery. It was a beautiful sunny day for such a solemn event. The Orator of the day was Boston News 25 Blair Miller. Thank you to all the members who came out this morning for our fallen members.
      2018 Can-Am Police Fire Games Event
      06/09/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      Boston Fire Ops 101
      06/09/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
      Boston Firefighters Local 718 along with the IAFF hosted the U.S Mayors Conference for Fire Ops 101 in Copley Square Friday June 8th. Boston Firefighters Local 718 President Richard Paris along with 30 U.S. Mayors participated in the series of intense and authentic firefighting and rescue drills.
      Bemis Circle Structure Fire
      06/09/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 4:27 p.m. on Friday Jun 8th, Local 2086 and 2164 members responded to numerous 911 reports of a structure fire near West Mineral Avenue and West Long Avenue. A large plume of black smoke was already visible for miles as crews were responding. First arriving Ladder 12 found two single family homes both heavily involved with fire at 7951 and 7961 South Bemis Circle.
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