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    PREVENTING CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING

    • Service all heating systems and all gas-, oil- or coal-burning appliances by a technician annually.

    • Install a battery-operated and electric-powered carbon monoxide detector in your home and check or replace the battery when you change the time on your clocks each spring and fall. If the detector sounds, leave your home immediately and call 911.

    • Contact a doctor if you believe you have carbon monoxide poisoning.

    • Do not use gas-powered devices such as a generator, grill or stove inside your home, basement or near a near a window or door. Generators should be operated more than 15 feet from the home.

    • Do not run any gas-powered motor inside a closed structure, such as a garage.

    • Do not heat a home with a gas oven.

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      Livonia Fire Department is hiring!

      Do you have a fire in you? Be a part of the tradition and the community. Visit www.LivoniaFire.org to apply. Please share and help us get the word out.
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      Livonia Fire April 2020 Birthday Drive Bys

      We are glad we could participate is so many Drive By Birthdays. Sorry to say as of today, April 30, we discontinuing these requests. Everyone stay safe, look after each other. Remember to stay home. We are all in this together and we will get through it together.
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      Shed and two homes damaged in Canton fire

      Canton firefighters are investigating a Tuesday night shed fire that spread to a home and then damaged a neighboring residence on Claymore Drive. Fire Chief Christopher Stoecklein said firefighters were called to the scene northwest of the Sheldon and Warren roads intersection at about 9:33 p.m. Interior and exterior crews fought the flames.
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      Canton Fire Department receives international accreditation

      Earlier this month, the Canton Fire Department was awarded full accreditation from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International.  Officials from the department appeared before a 10-person CFAI panel at the Center for Public Safety Excellence annual conference, for the final phase of accreditation approval.
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      Canton Fire Department receives international accreditation

      Left to right are, Joshua Meier, Canton Director of Public Safety; Steve Dongworth, CFAI Commission Chairperson; Chris Stoecklein, Canton Deputy Director of Fire; and Jamie Strassner, Canton Deputy Fire Chief (Photo: Courtesy Canton Township) Earlier this month, the Canton Fire Department was awarded full accreditation from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International.
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      Gov. Whitmer launches new, first in nation Futures for Frontliners program to offer essential, frontline workers a tuition-free path to community college : Education, labor, business, and workforce leaders join to urge Michigan’s 625,000 COVID-19 essential workers to apply now for tuition-free college
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      The Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union is pleased to announce that two MPFFU members were recently appointed to the State Fire Safety Board by Governor Whitmer.  These appointments are subject to confirmation by the Senate.  Tavis Millerov is a member of L1600-Meridian Township and Brian Talvensaari is a member of L643-Marquette. Congratulations to both of you.
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      UNION MEETING CANCELLED
      11/25/20 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Brothers and Sisters, Due to Covid-19 restrictions and increasing case numbers, the December Regular Meeting has been cancelled. In its place, we will hold an informational meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, December 1st at 7pm. If you would like to participate, please email Local 30 Secretary John Magee at JLMagee76@gmail.com from your personal (non-work) email address.
      Holiday Schedule
      11/25/20 - IAFF Local 42
      On behalf of the Officers and Staff at IAFF Local 42 we would like to wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving.  Our Office will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26th and Friday, Nov. 27th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.  Our Office will also be closed on Monday, Nov.
      Coping With Grief During COVID-19 Pandemic
      11/25/20 - IAFF Local 42
      COVID Updates
      11/25/20 - PFFNH
      Members, Please see the member home page for updates on COVID travel and workers' compensation.
      Happy Thanksgiving
      11/25/20 - IAFF Local 1014
      November 24, 2020: UPFFA of Ct. - Christmas Holiday Raffle
      11/24/20 - UPFFA
      KCFD LODD - Fire Captain Bobby Rocha
      11/24/20 - IAFF Local 42
      It is with profound sadness that I write to inform you of the line of duty death of Kansas City Fire Department Fire Captain, P/18/A and IAFF Local 42 Member Bobby Rocha. Bobby fell ill and was diagnosed with COVID-19. Brother Rocha fought valiantly against this virus and his fight was a testament to his strength as a person.
      KCFD LODD - Fire Communication Specialist/Paramedic Scott Davidson
      11/24/20 - IAFF Local 42
      It is with a heavy heart that I must again reach out to you with the news of a Line of Duty Death of a KCFD member.  Communications Specialist/Paramedic Scott Davidson passed away early this morning from complications of COVID-19. Scott was a dedicated member of the Communications Division of the Kansas City Fire Department.
      City Chapter 'ZOOM' Special Meeting Announcement
      11/24/20 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      A City Chapter Special Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 11:00a.m. via ‘Zoom Online Video Meeting’ in accordance with Article II, Section 4 & Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting will be for final membership approval of the AFR ADDITIONAL LEGAL HOLIDAYS MOU.
      Fallen Brother
      11/23/20 - IAFF Local 4349
      As a member of the Local 4349, it is with a heavy heart and deep felt regret, that we announce the passing of one of our beloved brothers, Captain Dale Edward Mosby, on November 16th, 2020.  Although our hearts may be broken, our spirits remain strong.
      KCFD LODD - Fire Communication Specialist/Paramedic Scott Davidson
      11/23/20 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      It is with a heavy heart that I must again reach out to you with the news of a Line of Duty Death of a KCFD member.  Communications Specialist/Paramedic Scott Davidson passed away early this morning from complications of COVID-19. Scott was a dedicated member of the Communications Division of the Kansas City Fire Department.
      KCFD LODD - Fire Captain Bobby Rocha
      11/23/20 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      It is with profound sadness that I write to inform you of the line of duty death of Kansas City Fire Department Fire Captain and IAFF Local 42 Member Bobby Rocha. Bobby fell ill and was diagnosed with COVID-19. Brother Rocha fought valiantly against this virus and his fight was a testament to his strength as a person.
      Monday Morning Headlines
      11/23/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      This week:  Voting for Executive Board 11/23, 11/24, 11/25 Executive Board Meeting Reminder -11/24 Thanksgiving - 11/26 Steward Seminar 12/14 & 12/15 
      Powers Ave. Car vs Gas Meter
      11/22/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 4:49 a.m. on Sunday, November 22, 2020, Local members responded to a collision involving a vehicle into a home at 837 W. Powers Ave. in Littleton. First arriving Littleton Police Officers reported a natural gas leak, evacuated the occupants and checked for injuries. When members arrived, they stood by with a charged hose line in case anything ignited and confirmed that no one was hurt.
      Jamison Dr. Multi Family Structure Fire
      11/22/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 8:09 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, 2020, Local members responded to a fire alarm activation at Courtney Downs Apartments, located at 15859 E. Jamison Drive in Arapahoe County. While members were responding, 911 callers reported water flowing and smoke in the building. First arriving Engine 42 found smoke in and around the large 3-story building and pulled a hose line for fire attack.
      11/20/2020 43 Plattsville Avenue Garage Fire
      11/20/20 - Norwalk Professional Firefighters
      Norwalk Fire Department Press Release November 20, 2020 The Norwalk Fire Department responded to a Garage fire at 43 Plattsville Avenue, at 5:20 pm Friday evening. The fire burned inside the rear wall of the single car garage and into its attic space, before it could be extinguished.
      Firefighters United | Thanksgiving Meal Baskets
      11/20/20 - IAFF Local 21
      Firefighters United invites all Local 21 members to assist with providing meals to the citizens of Saint Paul in need.  If you can’t make the event, you can also help out with a donation.  See below for addtional information or contact Brittney Baker (FF, POOL - B.) Hallie Q.
      Thanksgiving Safety
      11/20/20 - IAFF Local 902
      Malden Fire Fighters Local 902 Stress Safety on Thanksgiving Day Safe travel and home cooking lead to a Happy Thanksgiving for all A cooking fire is three times more likely on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year. Most of those Thanksgiving Day fires occur between noon and 4:00 p.m. – the peak cooking hours.
      Friday Update 11-20-20
      11/20/20 - IAFF Local 1014
      President Update
      11/18/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good Afternoon,  Here is an update from Dave Foster, Presdient of Local 858.
      DFD Peer Support Suicide Prevention Training - Session 3 - TODAY
      11/18/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Hello Sisters and Brothers, Below is information regarding our final Suicide Prevention classes being provided by the Veterans Administration in partnership with the DFD Peer Support Team, and is available to anyone interested. This session is an hour and a half long and will take place at 9am this Wednesday, November 18th.
      Colorado Blvd. Car vs Building
      11/17/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 1:44 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, Local members responded to a traffic collision involving a structure at the Chase Bank, located at 9350 S. Colorado Blvd. in Highlands Ranch. When Engine 17 arrived, they found a Jeep Grand Cherokee into a support column for the building with significant damage.
      Multi Family Structure Fire
      11/17/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 8:40 p.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020, Local members responded to an apartment fire at 1039 S. Parker Rd. in Arapahoe County. A vigilant neighbor heard smoke alarms sounding from a nearby apartment, saw smoke coming from the top of the door and dialed 911. First arriving members from Station 21 advanced a hose line through the complex and entered the burning apartment.
      Commercial Structure Fire
      11/17/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      On Thursday November 12, 2020 at 8 a.m., Local members responded to a commercial structure fire at the Aces Motorcycle store off of W. Bowles Ave. in Littleton. When Engine 11 arrived on scene, members found heavy smoke inside the building, but could not find any active fire.
      Ratification Vote Results
      11/17/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      All Members,  This is an official notification that the Collective Bargaining Committee's motion to Ratify the Memorandum of Understanding for the 2021 Contract year has passed.
      IAFF ALERT - National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) EMS sleep health study.
      11/17/20 - UPFFA
      Dear Affiliate Leader: As a reminder, the IAFF is cautioning members and advising them to not participate in the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) EMS sleep health study.
      11/11/2020 MVA I-95
      11/17/20 - Norwalk Professional Firefighters
      Norwalk Fire department Press Release Norwalk Fire responded to a MVA on I-95 involving three cars and a tractor trailer.at 2030 hours. Immediately followed at 2130 hours  by another car into the back of a tractor trailer with three youths in the car killing one. FD extricated all three passengers two with serious injuries and one fatality.
      11/11/2020 2 Pheasant Ct
      11/17/20 - Norwalk Professional Firefighters
      Norwalk Fire Department Press Release The Norwalk Fire department responded to a house fire at #2 Pheasant Ct. at 1545 hours. The fire started in the kitchen of the two story home, and extended through the vent ductwork into the attic. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and removed the smoke from the home.
      Monday Morning Headlines
      11/15/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      This Week: Vacation Pick Update, Ratification Meeting, Executive Board Voting, COVID Update, Steward Seminar
      **** REMINDER**** Collective Bargaining Committee Presentation of the Memorandum of Understanding
      11/13/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      The Collective Bargaining Committee would like to present the Memorandum of Understanding for the 2021 contract year.   The presentation will take place on Monday, November 16, 2020, at 6 pm and Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at 9:30 am.  This presentation will occur virtually via ZOOM, and you will be required to both register and log in to your ZOOM account.
      REMINDER: DONT FORGET TO VOTE FOR YOUR 1014 LEADERSHIP
      11/13/20 - IAFF Local 1014
      Friday Update 11-13-20
      11/13/20 - IAFF Local 1014
      ZOOM Test Meeting Today
      11/13/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good Morning! Ratification Test Session Today at 9:30 am  The Wednesday evening meeting was a success, and we are offering one more opportunity to log in to ZOOM. This meeting is a chance for you to test your phone, tablet, or computer for ZOOM meetings. You will be required to follow the steps just as you will for the Official Ratification Meetings on November 16th and 17th.
      General Membership Meeting
      11/11/20 - Holyoke Firefighters IAFF Local 1693
      Thank You Veterans!
      11/10/20 - IAFF Local 21
      IAFF Local 21 would like to recognize and thank all of our Veterans for their service to ensure our safety, security and freedom.  Please take a moment today to reflect on the dedication and sacrifice of all of our Veterans. To our Members, those who await the safe return of a child, spouse, friend, family member, neighbor, colleague, we support you.
      November 2020 General Membership Meetings
      11/09/20 - International Association of Firefighters
      Our next General Membership Meetings will be on Thursday, November 19th and Friday, November 20th. Both meetings will take place at The Cabin on Rt 33 in Freehold. Both meetings will start at 1500 sharp on the patio (back room behind the fireplace). Please make every effort to attend.
      Community Outreach
      11/09/20 - IAFF Local 31
      Station 14 Apparel
      11/09/20 - IAFF Local 21
      Please Help us raise money for new workout equipment via our Station 14 Apparel Sale!! The store will be open on May 1st until May 17th.  All orders will be filled in 10 business days after store closing.  Free shipping to Station 14 for pick up, or custom shipping to any address for an additional fee.
      UPDATE: Message from Secretary Treasurer Cordova
      11/09/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good Morning,  Secretary Treasurer Cordova has a video message for the Denver Fire Fighters Local 858 Membership.  Mike Pylar, Communications Director Denver Firefighters Local 858 (720)318-1245 CommunicationsIAFF858@gmail.
      Springfield firefighters rescue man, dog stuck in mud
      11/09/20 - IAFF Local 648
      Springfield firefighters rescue man, dog stuck in mud Updated Nov 08, 2:51 PM; Posted Nov 08, 10:10 AM Facebook Share Twitter Share By Jeanette DeForge | jdeforge@repub.com SPRINGFIELD – The Fire Department rescued a man and his dog after they became mired in the mud Sunday morning. There were no injuries in the incident, Capt.
      2020 MN Election Review
      11/09/20 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
      Minnesota State Legislative Election Review November 6th, 2020 Brothers & Sisters, After two days of counting the ballots of the most contentious state and national election in recent memory, I finally feel like its safe to comment on the results of our state legislative races. In a nutshell there will be no change in the balance of power at the Minnesota state capitol.
      Jon Kauffmann Cancer Benefit
      11/09/20 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
      This is Jon, our brother firefighter that has occupational brain cancer. Whatever avenues we can use to get this out and to help him and his wife financially we would be very appreciative. FIREFIGHTER JON KAUFFMANN CANCER BENEFIT Our friend and brother Jon Kauffmann needs our help. Jon has been a firefighter on the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Fire Department for almost ten years.
      Monday Morning Headlines
      11/09/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good Monday Morning,  Official Notification for the Ratification Meeting The Collective Bargaining Committee has set the dates to present and vote to ratify the Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) for November 16th at 6 pm, and 17th at 9:30 am 2020. This meeting will be virtual via ZOOM with required registration and credentialing.
      Supporting Jon Kauffman | MAC Fire
      11/09/20 - IAFF Local 21
      Jon has been a firefighter on the Minneapolis - Saint Paul Airport Fire Department for almost ten years.  On February 27th, 2020, he was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of occupational brain cancer, Glioblastoma.
      monthly meeting
      11/08/20 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
      We will have November monthly meeting November 11 at Fire Admin conference room 9am. We will be accepting nominations for Vice President (Venezia will be stepping down), secretary and trustees. Please consider running for a office.
      monthly meeting
      11/08/20 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
      We will have November monthly meeting November 11 at Fire Admin conference room 9am. We will be accepting nominations for Vice President (Venezia will be stepping down), secretary and trustees. Please consider running for a office.
      Ridgegate Brush Fire
      11/08/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 9:38 a.m. on Saturday November 7, 2020, Local members responded to what started as a small brush fire to the south of RidgeGate Parkway and about a mile east of I-25 in Lone Tree. Multiple callers reported the fire moving at a quick rate of speed with high wind speeds in the area. The fire was upgraded to a large brush fire, adding more resources to the incident.
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