Kent Fire Fighters, Local 1747
Serving the Kent, Covington, SeaTac & Dist. 37 Communities
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    Oct 04, 2018
    Union Meeting
    Nov 01, 2018
    Union Meeting
    Dec 06, 2018
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      Dickie's quilted jacket in black is authorized to wear on duty, but members that want one will have to buy themselves. Logistics will provide patches for jacket. See link to jacket. https://www.amazon.
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      A great tradition continued this morning as members of Local 1747 helped to deliver over 4,000 toys, along with stocking stuffers and stuffed animals, as part of Toys for Joy, a joint effort between the Kent RFA, Local 1747, the Kent Firefighters Foundation and our community.  The toys are delivered to close to 2,000 children who otherwise might not have such a merry Christmas.
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      September 22 & 29, 2018: Members Needed Labor to Labor Walks
      09/19/18 - UPFFA
      MEMBERS NEEDED FOR LABOR TO LABOR WALKS.  OUR PARTICIPATION IS CRUCIAL TO THE SUCCESS OF THE UPCOMING ELECTION: Saturday, September 22nd – 8:30 AM - 12 PM Danbury:  Labor Canvass for Jahana Hayes, Ned Lamont & Julie Kushner (SD 24) Meet at: Connecticut Health Care Associates, 24 Shelter Rock Rd.
      2018 Saint Paul Fire Foundation Fire Ball
      09/19/18 - IAFF Local 21
        The Saint Paul Fire Foundation Fireball is just 18 days away! Order your tickets and/or tables today! Go to https://stpaulfirefoundation.
      Buddy Walk
      09/19/18 - IAFF Local 739
      Massachusetts Down Syndrome Walk On October 7, 2018, I will be participating in the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress’ Buddy Walk in Wakefield in honor of my son, Noah.  This walk takes place each year in Massachusetts to support the more than 5,000 families who have a member with Down Syndrome in the Commonwealth.
      2018 Executive Board Election - Membership Meeting
      09/19/18 - IAFF Local 1014
      Firefighter Fitness Study
      09/19/18 - IAFF Local 21
      The Saint Paul Fire Department has an opportunity to participate in a study that will have long term impact on firefighter fitness throughout the nation. The Health Partners Institute has been awarded a grant to evaluate cardiorespiratory fitness among active firefighters. The study will utilize the most current technology to assess individual aerobic capacity and body fat.
      September Meeting Minutes Uploaded
      09/18/18 - IAFF Local 1403
      The minutes of the September meetings have been uploaded.
      Academy Burn Day
      09/16/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      The temperature is heating up on the SMFR drill ground as Academy 18-1 begins training with live fire. https://www.southmetro.
      9/11 Remembrance
      09/16/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      A 9/11 remembrance ceremony was held at South Metro Fire Headquarters in Centennial this morning. https://www.southmetro.
      Academy Training
      09/16/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      On Friday South Metro Fire Academy recruits practiced roof assessments, vertical ventilation and overhaul techniques at a home donated to the SMFR Training Bureau. The structure is scheduled for demolition and provided the perfect environment for hands-on training. https://www.southmetro.
      Engineer Greenwalt Retirement
      09/16/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      On Saturday afternoon family, friends and co-workers of Engineer Bill Greenwalt gathered at Firehouse 38 in Cherry Hills Village to celebrate his retirement. The SMFR Honor Guard presented Engineer Greenwalt with a flag while the Pipes and Drums performed. Thank you for 23 years of service to the community and congratulations on your retirement! https://www.southmetro.
      Notice of Elections
      09/16/18 - IAFF Local 1403
      NOTICE OF ELECTION In accordance with our Constitution and By-Laws, Article 5 Section 6 – “Nominations for elected office shall be held in September of the election year. Any member in good standing may nominate eligible members for office, or may submit a letter of nomination prior to meeting date.
      Stratford Fire Fighters, Local 998 - Press Release
      09/15/18 - UPFFA
      PFFM Quarterly Meeting
      09/14/18 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
      Sisters and Brothers, This is a reminder that our upcoming Quarterly Meeting will be on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 starting at 10am, Pipefitters Hall on Gabriel Dr. in Augusta.
      Friday Update: September 14, 2018
      09/14/18 - IAFF Local 1014
      Gross Decon Training 9/13/18
      09/13/18 - New London Fire Fighters
      The NLFD has many nearby potential hazardous materials sites. Members often train on how to best deal with these potential incidents. Today members trained on gross decontamination. Pictured is a quick set up using two engines that will spray effected people with a gross rinse of water before they are seen by medical professionals.
      2018 MFD Family Picnic
      09/13/18 - IAFF local 1289
      Save the date, Subday October 7th will be this years MFD family picnic! It will be held at Beyer Park from 11am - 5pm. Any questions contact Mat Pirrone. Hope to see you there.
      September 11, 2001
      09/13/18 - New London Fire Fighters
      This week we remember the lives cut short on September 11th, 2001. The following photo is of Ladder 118 responding out of Brooklyn Heights. All 6 firefighters on board never made it out of the towers.
      September 13, 2018: UPFFA of Ct. Delegates Meeting, Journeyman & Apprentices Training Center, 450 Murdock Avenue, Meriden - Hosted by: Meriden Fire Fighters, Local 1148
      09/13/18 - UPFFA
      Fire Fighter Raul Montoya
      09/13/18 - IAFF Local 51
      Fire Fighter/ Paramedic Raul Montoya is a 16 year veteran for the El Paso Fire Department. On March 2018, Raul sought medical attention for gastrointestinal pains.   On September 6, 2018, he was diagnosed with Colo-Rectal cancer.  He is scheduled to initiate radiation therapy on September 17th in attempts to reduce the size of the malignant tumor.
      2018 Nomination & Election Notice
      09/12/18 - IAFF Local 42
      2018 Trunk or Treat Event
      09/12/18 - IAFF Local 42
      FPF Endorsement for Governor-2018 Election
      09/12/18 - IAFF 1826
      To all Local 1826 Members, Please see attachment containing the FPF's reasons and endorsement for the position of Governor of Florida, Nov. 6th 2018 Election.
      Semi-Truck Fire
      09/12/18 - IAFF Local 1164
      If you were traveling on I-275 today around 6pm today you may have seen your Livonia Firefighters hard at work. Livonia responded to a semi-truck fire, carrying lithium car batteries. To safely and quickly extinguish this fire we call for assistance from Detroit Metro Airport Fire and Northville Township Fire, to assist LFD with using “a lot” of foam. Good job everyone.
      Free Member Orientation Classes
      09/12/18 - MPFFU
      Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Member Orientation Class From brand new member to seasoned vet, this class has something for you. Great overview of our union, how it works, and what resources are available to you. Any member can attend either of these locations. Please register ASAP if you want to attend.
      Photo gallery: Our flag still stands — 9/11 Memorial at El Dorado Adventist School
      09/12/18 - IAFF Local 3556
      By Gray Baker
      Member of the Year Nominations will be accepted at the Oct. 25th Bi-Monthly Meeting
      09/12/18 - IAFF 1826
      To all Local 1826 Members, "Member of the Year" Nominations will be accepted at the Oct. 25th 2018 Local 1826 Bi-Monthly meeting. If you feel a member of your District or Union wide has distinguished themselves as a Union Member, please bring forward a nomination at next months meeting.
      MSP-EMHSTC Training
      09/11/18 - MPFFU
      The Michigan State Police-Emergency Management and Homeland Security Training Center (MSP-EMHSTC) recently released their FY 2019 training schedule. Most of these courses are open to firefighters.
      We shall NEVER forget
      09/11/18 - IAFF Local 1014
      Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014 Representing over 3200 Firefighters, Paramedics, Dispatchers, Pilots, Wildland Firefighters, Forestry and Health Haz Mat personnel Patriot Day Tuesday September 11, 2001 is a day that we shall never forget (click here for a time line of events). Think back.
      September 9, 2018: Ct. United Ride
      09/10/18 - UPFFA
      NEVER FORGET
      09/10/18 - IAFF Local 902
      The Malden Fire Department will commemorate the 17th Anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 and the subsequent losses suffered at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in Pennsylvania. All apparatus will report to District 1 by 0830.
      Sept Meeting Canceled
      09/10/18 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
      Septembers meeting has been canceled due to the possible hurricane. Please ignore all auto-reminders sent out by the calendar.
      2018 Guns & Hoses Softball Game
      09/10/18 - IAFF Local 21
      Last Call Foundation-Fundraiser
      09/10/18 - IAFF Local 739
      FALL FUNDRAISER SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 Florian Hall 55 Hallet Street, Dorchester 3:00–7:00pm Emcee - Boston 25 News Anchor Blair Miller ? Light Dinner ? Entertainment ? Cash Bars ? Silent Auction Cambridge-born-turned- Boston-comedy-legend Lenny Clarke headlines General Admission Tickets $60 Historical BFD photo’s and video by Boston Fire Dept.
      FILL THE BOOT
      09/09/18 - New London Fire Fighters
      The MDA's Fill the Boot fundraiser campaign is here again. NLFD members will be outside Fire Headquarters on 289 Bank St and at the North Station on 240 Broad St. every Friday in September from 2:30 pm until 4:30 pm. To learn more about Fill the Boot, please visit: https://filltheboot.donordrive.
      Storm Duty Prep Guide
      09/09/18 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
      We know you've probably heard enough about Hurricane Florence already. However, we want to give you some "tips from our senior members" on what you need to survive storm duty at the fire house.
      Annual Fallen Firefighter Memorial Ceremony
      09/08/18 - IAFF Local 739
      Annual Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony. All off duty members encouraged to attend. Class A uniform with Bell Cap and white gloves. Tuesday September 11, 2018; form up at Beacon and Charles Streets at 4 PM.
      Local 1009 Anuual "Fill the Boot" for MDA Great Success
      09/07/18 - IAFF Local 1009
      Each year the Worcester Firefighters participate in fundraising activities to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.   This year we had a GREAT showing from our membership on the Labor Day weekend and we were able to reach an amazing donation total.
      Friday Update: September 7, 2018
      09/07/18 - IAFF Local 1014
      The Byrne Out Cancer Foundation
      09/07/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      The family of Kansas City, Missouri Battalion Chief Tom Byrne who died in the line of duty after contracting job related cancer after his 30 years of service to the department is hoping to establish a foundation in his name: The Byrne Out Cancer Foundation.  Colleen Byrne has submitted a request to Chip-Starter.com for consideration and funding with this foundation.
      Police: Fatal crash in Livonia may have been triggered by medical problem
      09/07/18 - IAFF Local 1164
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      PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM
      09/07/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      To:        All Executive Branch Employees From:    Ronald J.
      Firefighter Calendar for Museum
      09/06/18 - IAFF Local 135
      The Kansas Firefighters Alliance is making a special tribute in our 2019 Kansas Firefighter Calendar in the month of October.
      FRATERNAL ORDER OF FIREFIGHTER VETERANS ANNUAL FUNDRAISER
      09/06/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      IAFF GIS Analysis
      09/06/18 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
      The link below is the Geographical Systems Information Analysis performed by the IAFF along with Local 1400 for the city of Chester. The city was looking into property on the waterfront and the property of the abandon Columbus School for the "centralized" fire station.
      KCFD Retired Fire Fighters
      09/05/18 - 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.
      SAVE THE DATE: SOLIDARITY RALLY AND DEMONSTRATION AT LA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
      09/04/18 - IAFF Local 1014
      Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014 Representing over 3200 Firefighters, Paramedics, Dispatchers, Pilots, Wildland Firefighters, Forestry and Health Haz Mat personnel CALL TO ARMS—LOCAL 1014 NEEDS YOU.
      Breast Cancer Awareness Tee
      09/04/18 - Westport Fire Local1802
      October is coming and once again we are offering our Breast Cancer Awareness shirt. Proceeds go to support awareness.
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