42 C.A.R.E.S. provides resources to members and their family by providing counseling sessions, peer support, crisis intervention and referrals to other behavioral/mental service providers.
A collaboration between the IAFF Financial Corporation and Security Benefit Life Insurance Company to help fire fighters, retirees, and their spouses achieve a confident, comfortable retirement.
June 16, 2022: Connecticut Firefighters PAC Event 05/25/22 - UPFFA
Connecticut Firefighters PAC
*SAVE THE DATE* and join Norwich Firefighters Local 892 on June 16, 2022 at These Guys Brewing Co LLC from 5pm-7pm at 78 Franklin Street in Norwich, as they host an event for the Connecticut Firefighters PAC. Let's support those who support us!
As always, if you can't make the event you can always contribute via the link below.
Links to the Ct. Workers' Memorial Day 05/24/22 - UPFFA
Below are links to the Workers Memorial Day video. It’s easiest to watch and navigate on YouTube.
2022 Workers Memorial Day Raw Footage export
Dropbox – Video file for download
2022 Workers Memorial Day Raw Footage export.mp4
Our Deepest Sympathies 05/24/22 - International Association of Firefighters
Local F-147 regrets to announce the passing of Thomas Murray, father of retired Local F-147 member Tim Murray. Our thoughts and prayers are with Tim and his family.
Thomas Murray Funeral Arrangements:
Wake is scheduled for Shore Point Funeral Home Hwy 35 Hazlet NJ Tuesday May 31 from 3pm-7pm. Funeral Service is scheduled June 1st from 11:00am -11:45am at funeral parlor.
COMEDY SHOW CANCELLED 05/24/22 - Lets Fire Cancer
The comedy show originally scheduled for June 17, 2022 has been cancelled.
CarrytheLoad 05/23/22 - Suncoast Firefighters
Last week Sarasota County and Longboat Key Fire personnel joined @CarrytheLoad in a portion of their Memorial May relay. For more info, visit their website: carrytheload.
HonorFlight 05/23/22 - Suncoast Firefighters
Punta Gorda Fire's Chief Briggs, Tony Laurenti, Rhett Anderson, and Alex Davenport participated in the Honor Flight by accompanying our local heroes to DC to view the memorials erected in their honor. Thank you for all your service. For more information on this wonderful organization visit: https://www.honorflight.
Volunteer Opportunity | Duluth + Case Community Garden 05/23/22 - IAFF Local 21
Duluth x Case Community Garden Re-build
Saturday, May 28, 2022 | 9:00am - 1:00pm
Local 21 is looking for volunteers to assist with rebuilding the Community Center Garden at the Duluth Street and Case Avenue intersection in Saint Paul. Local 21 donated $3,000.
Welcome Message 05/20/22 - St. Clair Shores Firefighters Union
Hello and welcome to the official website for the St. Clair Shores Fire Fighters' Union, Local 1744!
We invite you to explore our website and content that can be found here. Various newsfeeds, links to our social media pages, and our 501(c)(3) store where supporter apparel and items can be purchased are all accessible through the top menus.
CONGRESSIONAL IN-DISTRICT CANDIDATE INTERVIEWS 05/18/22 - UPFFA
BELOW ARE THE DATES FOR THE CONGRESSIONAL IN-DISTRICT CANDIDATE INTERVIEWS:
Monday, May 23, 2022
Jahana Hayes - 5:00 PM
Waterbury Firefighters Association
1551 Thomaston Avenue, Waterbury, CT
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
John Larson - 6:00 PM
32BJ - 885 Wethersfield Avenue, Hartford, CT
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Muad Hrezi - 6:30 PM
32BJ - 885 Wethersfield Avenue.
Bubba's 33 Survivors Fund Fundraiser 05/18/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
You must present this flyer for the proceeds to go to the IAFF.
Please share this flyer and we will see you on 5/19, 11 am - 11 pm!
Free COVID at Home Test Kits 05/18/22 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
The federal government is offering free at home COVID test kits delivered to your address by the US Post Office. Currently offering 8 test kits delivered to your home. Follow this link to sign up.
CharlotteCountyFireTrenchTraining 05/17/22 - Suncoast Firefighters
Check out Charlotte County's NewsTeam 2 segment (click on image) on Charlotte County Fire & EMS honing their trench extrication skills following a tragic accident.
Memorial Day Murph 05/16/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
This year Albuquerque Fire Rescue will be hosting an Inaugural AFR Memorial Day Murph on Monday May 30th at the Training Academy. The Murph Challenge is in honor of Navy SEAL and Medal of Honor Recipient Lt. Michael P. Murphy, who died in combat while attempting to radio headquarters during a firefight.
WMFRFightforAirStairClimb 05/16/22 - Suncoast Firefighters
West Manatee Fire Rescue participated in the America Lung Associations "Fight for Air Stair Climb" held at Raymond James Stadium. WMFR's team consisted of Aaron Reese, Clayton Lease, Frank Agresta, Robert Haygood and Max Pollock. Each climbed a total of 1,377 steps while raising awareness for the American Lung Association.
Trustee Election Results 05/14/22 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
Congratulations to Brian Prather (Trustee 3) and Roberta Manger (Trustee 4) for their election as new Trustees of the Palm Beach County Firefighters Employee Benefits Fund. Their term in office starts June 1.
We thank both Brent Henderson and John Flaherty for their decades of service to the Fund. Both chose not to run for re-election.
7th District FIREOPS 101 a Success 05/12/22 - IAFF 7th District
the annual 7th District FIREOPS was a success as we guided 34 policy makers from 3 states through 6 scenarios we face day-to-day in our profession. We are already planning for 2023 as we venture back to Boise in the odd years. For you to see some of our pictures taken that day click on
Special Meeting to Approve Congressional Endorsement, May 20, 2022 05/12/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
A Special Meeting is scheduled at the Union Hall on May 20, 2022, at 12:00pm, in accordance with Article V, Section 6 & Article IX, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting is to approve the Political Action Committee recommendation for a Congressional Endorsement. The meeting will start promptly at 12:00pm.
Centennial Airport Crash 05/10/22 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, Local members responded to an aircraft emergency at Centennial Airport. A Cessna 172 was landing when it left Runway 28, hit a sign, and stopped in the grassy area between Runway 10/28 and the Charlie Taxiway.
South Quebec Way Structure Fire 05/10/22 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 11:47 a.m. on Friday, April 15, 2022, multiple 911 callers reported a building fire in the 1800 block of S. Quebec Way on the border of Arapahoe County and Denver. While members were responding, a large plume of black smoke was widely visible. Members from South Metro Engine and Medic 21 were first to arrive at 1885 S. Quebec Way in Denver.
Monday Morning Headlines 05/09/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Ratification Meeting, Rockies Baseball, Fishing Derby, Kaiser Total Health Assessment, Save the dates
2022 | Happy Mother's Day 05/08/22 - IAFF Local 21
Your Saint Paul Firefighters would like to take a moment to recognize and honor all Mothers on this important day, and an extra special thank you to those Mothers that are part of our fire service family.
Shout out to Moms that are firefighters, Mothers of firefighters and Moms that are at home when the firefighters are answering the calls for service. Thank you.
UPFFA Golf Tournament - Thank you 05/07/22 - UPFFA
Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of
To all the Golfers and Sponsors who made this year’s golf tournament a huge success.
A special thank you to the Staff at Laurel View for a great job.
See you all next year!
May 2022 General Membership Meetings 05/05/22 - International Association of Firefighters
Our next Union meetings will take place on Monday, May 23rd and Tuesday, May 24th at The Cabin on Rt 33 in Freehold. Both meetings will take place on the patio (back room behind the fireplace) and start at 1700. Please make every effort to attend.
Colorado Fallen Firefighters Foundation Remembrance Ceremony 05/04/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
You and your families are invited to attend the Colorado Fallen Firefighters Foundation Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday, May 7, 2022. This event will honor members across our state who gave their lives in service and will include the addition of four Denver Fire Department (DFD) members to the monument.
Notice of Ratification Meeting 05/04/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
NOTICE OF RATIFICATION MEETING
In accordance with Denver Firefighters Local 858 Constitution and Bylaws, Article XIV Section 9, the Collective Bargaining Committee has voted unanimously to request a Ratification Meeting to vote on the tentatively agreed upon 2023-2025 Contract.
May 2022 IAFF Center of Excellence May Webinars 05/03/22 - UPFFA
The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is hosting an online education series for IAFF members, other first responders, healthcare providers, clinicians and the community at large.
Upcoming May webinars include:
Treating Fire Service Professionals: Building Cultural Competency
Thursday, May 5 | 12:00 p.m.
MINNESOTA PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS MALTS & STATE CONVENTION 05/02/22 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
MINNESOTA PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS
MALTS & STATE CONVENTION
October 3-4, 2022
Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth Downtown
200 West First Street, Duluth, MN 55802
A special conference rate of $165.00 plus tax per room has been set up at the Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth Downtown.