Kent Fire Fighters, Local 1747
Serving the Kent, Covington, SeaTac, Maple Valley, & Dist. 37 & 43 Communities
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      Come and be a Santa!  

      Toys for Joy is shopping for toys tomorrow 12/16 at 10am at Target (104th/263rd in Kent) We need 6 people to help.  Then need 8 people beginning at 3pm at FS73 to help sort and bag the toys for delivery on Friday. If you can lend a hand please contact Nikki Smith.

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      Download: 2021 SHIFT CALENDAR FLSA.pdf
      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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      2021 PPFFA Bob Zeigler Scholarship Program
      01/27/21 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      The 2021 PPFFA Bob Zeigler Scholarship application period is now open.  Elegibility is limited to dependent children of PPFFA members and all applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2021.
      IAFF 55th Convention - watch the video shown at the 2021 Opening Ceremonies
      01/27/21 - IAFF 323
      Announcements/Weekly Covid Update
      01/26/21 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Brothers and Sisters, Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the February Regular Meeting will be held virtually, via Zoom, on Tuesday, February 2nd at 7pm.  In order to participate in the meeting, please email Secretary John Magee at JLMagee76@gmail.com from your personal email address and request a Zoom meeting link.
      Coffee with Dr. Koval
      01/26/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      TODAY -  Coffee with Dr. Koval will feature Assistant Chief Chad Burdorf and Division Chief Tony Martin discussing their cancer experiences. Please tune in at 1300hrs via the Teams App on the Station Computer.
      Autumnwood Place Structure Fire
      01/25/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 11:21 P.M. on Thursday, January 21, 2021, Local members responded to a reported house fire on Autumnwood Place in Highlands Ranch. The 911 caller reported hearing a loud noise and saw flames in a bathroom. Thankfully no one in the home was injured and they safely evacuated outside. First arriving members observed smoke visible from the 2nd floor.
      Krameria Way House Fire
      01/25/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      On Tuesday January 19, 2021 just after 10:15 a.m., Local members responded to a house fire on S. Krameria Way in Centennial. A group of workers at a home across the street reported flames and smoke coming out of a chimney. Members from Engine 33 arrived on scene and found active fire coming from the chimney.
      TEE SHIRTS - HOODIES FOR CANCER RESEARCH
      01/23/21 - Lets Fire Cancer
      Dear Friends, here is an opportunity for you to upgrade your wardrobe and support CANCER RESEARCH. You can order one of our short sleeve tee shirts with our logo (available in navy heather only) and/or one of our hoodies with our logo (available in black only). The online sale runs until Sunday February 28, 2021.
      2021 | Local 21 Annual Ice Fishing Contest
      01/23/21 - IAFF Local 21
      Friday Update 1-22-21
      01/22/21 - IAFF Local 1014
      New Officers
      01/21/21 - Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters
      First, we want to THANK our outgoing President David Noblitt. We wish him the best in his next endeavor. We wish to Congradulate our new Local Officers: President Curt Crumb, 1st VP Kent Smith Elected to another term: 2nd VP Chris Jones, 4th VP Chris Weaver, 3rd Trustee Drew Cahill
      It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of retired Captain Michael Horn.
      01/20/21 - Canton Professional Firefighters Association
      It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of retired Captain Michael Horn. Captain Horn passed away on January 17th, 2021 after a brief battle with illness. Mike was hired by The City of Canton on April 24,1989 and was promoted to the rank of Captain on April, 13th 2002. Prior to being hired with CFD, he served in the United States Air Force.
      Congratulations, President Winkhart!
      01/20/21 - Canton Professional Firefighters Association
      Please help us congratulate Scott Winkhart on his appointment to President of the Canton Professional Firefighter's Local 249. Scott is a 24 year veteran of the fire service and brings along a plethora of experience and knowledge with him. Scott began his career in Bethlehem Twp. as a volunteer firefighter while he attended college for business, marketing and accounting.
      Missouri Phase 1B Vaccine Activation
      01/20/21 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      On Thursday, January 14, 2021 at NOON the Governor's Office hosted an informational briefing for members of the media and provided details for the activation of Phase 1B of Missouri's COVID-19 Vaccination Plan.
      February Meeting Canceled
      01/19/21 - IAFF Local 42
      Fire forces 3 from Saffron Circle home
      01/19/21 - IAFF Local 648
      Fire forces 3 from Saffron Circle home Updated Jan 16, 2021; Posted Jan 16, 2021 Facebook Share Twitter Share By Dave Canton | dcanton@repub.com Three people were forced from their 198 Saffron Circle home Saturday afternoon when an apparent car fire in an attached garage extended into the home.
      Monday Morning Headlines
      01/18/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good Monday Morning This week:  Martin Luther King Day 1/18 Executive Board Meeting 1/20 Health and Benefits Director  COVID Vaccine
      City Chapter 4th Steward Vacancy
      01/15/21 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
       The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board is accepting letters of interest for City 4th Steward for the next 14 calendar days. The Executive Board will appoint a member to serve in this position on February 4, 2021 until the next General Election in accordance with the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & Bylaws, Article VI, Section 5.
      Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Retired FF George Ubel
      01/15/21 - IAFF Local 21
      Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Firefighter George F. Ubel. Firefighter Ubel started with the Saint Paul Fire Department on January 01, 1958 and retired in 1991 from Ladder 24 on the A Shift. George F. Ubel George passed away on January 09, 2021 at the age of 91.
      January 13, 2021: Police Officers, Firefighters, EMS and First Responders get vaccinated
      01/15/21 - UPFFA
      Wednesday, January 13, 2021: Police officers, Firefighters and EMS first responders from across the state were vaccinated at Hartford HealthCare’s vaccine clinic located at the CT Convention Center Wednesday.
      Friday Update 1-16-21
      01/15/21 - IAFF Local 1014
      Coffee with Dr. Koval
      01/14/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Coffee with Dr. Koval  Special Edition: Firefighter Cancer Awareness with Devon Minshall and James Remley If the video is slow to load or having issues please use this Youtube Link - Coffee with Dr.
      2020 Officer Election Results
      01/13/21 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board would like to thank all candidates and voting members who participated in the General Election. Very special thanks to the Election Committee and volunteers that helped make this a successful election. Congratulations to the new Executive Officers.
      COVIDVets
      01/13/21 - Suncoast Firefighters
      Epic moment in time. COVID has overtaken so many lives the last year and I am hopeful for the future.
      COVIDRogazy
      01/13/21 - Suncoast Firefighters
      FSPPFF HOLDS OFFICER ELECTIONS
      01/13/21 - UPFFA
      The Federation of State and Provincial Professional Fire Fighters (FSPPFF) held its officer elections by mail-in ballot and virtual submission in December. Two officers – Chair Pete Carozza (Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters of Connecticut) and Vice-Chair Bobby Lee (Hawaii State Fire Fighters Association) were re-elected to their positions.
      Weekly Covid Update 1/12/2021
      01/13/21 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Brothers and Sisters, Please find the weekly Covid update.   As we proceed with our initial dose of Moderna vaccine, please continue to comply with all Departmental guidelines.  Although vaccination is an important step in getting back to normal, it does not confer immediate protection.  A second dose is required 28 days after the first dose.
      Union Meeting Info
      01/13/21 - IAFF Local 739
      Union Meeting Information From this point forward, please log in to your profile to see any information regarding union meetings. Thank you.
      Results | L21 Annual Big Buck Contest 2020
      01/12/21 - IAFF Local 21
      Click the graphic below to view awards and photos.
      Benevolent Fund & TV Fund Deductions
      01/12/21 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Attention Members: Be advised, deductions for Benevolent and TV Fund will be deducted during the month of (January 2021) in accordance with Article IV, Section 6 and Section 10 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & Bylaws.  City Chapter Members: Please be advised that deductions for Benevolent Fund and TV Fund are scheduled to come out on the next scheduled pay period.
      Mission Barbeque Hometown Heros
      01/12/21 - IAFF 1826
      Every single Blue Hometown Hero Cup purchase gives $2 to local fire and police charities in Fort Myers. The IAFF Local 1826 Leroy Nottingham Firefighter and Paramedic Benevolent Fund is the fire charity, and the Lee County Sheriff's Office Fallen Hero Fund is the police charity.
      Monday Morning Headlines - Late Evening Edition
      01/11/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good Monday Morning - Evening Edition! This week:  Coffee with Dr. Koval  Tomorrow - 1/12 @ 1 pm  Local 858 Leadership Summit 1/13-1/15 ( EBoard Members)
      January 2021: IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery
      01/09/21 - 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 January webinars include: Introduction to Fire Fighter Behavioral Health: Enhancing Your Knowledge January 14, 2021 | 12:00 p.m.
      January 7, 2021: Expanded accidental death benefit for spouses of New Jersey firefighters and Police
      01/08/21 - UPFFA
      Murphy signs $50k minimum annual accidental death benefit for N.J. police, firefighters The governor signed a bill named for Dominick Marino, the former President of the State Firefighters Association, expanding accidental death benefits for members of the Police and Firemen's Retirement System. Gov.
      2021-2022 Local F-147 Leadership
      01/08/21 - International Association of Firefighters
      Our new Executive Board and Stewards are all seated for the 2021-2022 term.
      Chatfield Balloon Rescue
      01/08/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 10:48 a.m. on Saturday, January 2, 2021, Local members responded to the Massey Draw area at Chatfield State Park for a possible ice rescue. A person passing by noticed something that appeared to have fallen through the ice, which prompted their call for help.
      Friday Update 1-8-21
      01/08/21 - IAFF Local 1014
      BECOME A SUPPORTING MEMBER!
      01/08/21 - Lets Fire Cancer
      Dear Friends,   In this unprecedented time of the COVID-19 Pandemic, like most non profit organizations we too have been affected. Most of our fund raising events have had to be postponed. I humbly ask each of you to please consider joining us as a "SUPPORTING MEMBER". For $25.
      May 7, 2021: Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut Golf Tournament
      01/07/21 - UPFFA
      Union Meeting and Informational Session Today!
      01/06/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      The Union Meeting will take place today Thursday, January 7th, at 8:30 a.m.  Space will be limited, so we will be using Sign-Up Genius to RSVP. The meeting will start with an Information Session via ZOOM, and then business will be conducted offline.
      Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month
      01/05/21 - IAFF 522
      January Is Fire Fighter Cancer Awareness Month! The content on this website is designed to help IAFF leaders, members and their fire departments become more educated and aware about why cancer cases are on the rise in the fire service and provides best practices on how to limit day-to-day exposures to carcinogens.
      Pfizer Vaccine Fact Sheet
      01/05/21 - IAFF Local 274
      IAFF Position on Covid Vaccine
      01/05/21 - IAFF Local 274
      The City of White Plains is offering us as first responders, an opportunity to get the Pfizer vaccination.All brothers should have been asked by thier Deputy if they wanted one.We know there are probably more questions than answers on this matter,but we thought you might want to see the Internationals position.
      Union Meeting Reminder - Updated Links
      01/05/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      WIth the COVID Level being dropped to Orange the Union Meetings will take place on Wednesday, January 6th, at 7 p.m. and Thursday, January 7th, at 8:30 a.m.   Space will be limited, so we will be using Sign-Up Genius to RSVP. The meetings will start with an information session via ZOOM, and then business will be conducted offline.
      Weekly Covid Update 1/4/2021 & Meeting Reminder
      01/04/21 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Brothers and Sisters, Please find the latest Covid Numbers.  The following Members have given us permission to notify you that they have tested positive for Covid since last week's update: Hugh Devlin, Kyle McLaughlin, Derek Jordan, and Nicole Signoretti.  The EMS Division has been in contact with all CFD Members who they consider close contacts per the CDC definition.
      2021 St. Paddy Day Shirts
      01/04/21 - IAFF 1826
      The 2021 St. Paddy Day Shirts are now available to order. The short sleeve is in green only and the long sleeve is in white only.  Both have been approved to wear on duty on the designated days.  Again, a huge thank you to the T-Shirt committee for their time and awesome design.  https://local1826.wearthefund.
      Monday Morning Headlines
      01/03/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good Monday Morning and Happy New Year!  * Union Meeting * Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month * COVID Update
      January 2021 Meeting Announcement
      01/02/21 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Brothers and Sisters, Local 30's January Meeting will be held this upcoming Tuesday, January 5, 2020 via Zoom.  In order to attend, you must email JLMagee76@gmail.com from your personal (non-CFD) email address to request a Zoom link.  After you request a link, you will receive an email confirmation containing further information.
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