• 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.
Farmington Hills will make tax request renewal for police, fire in November
Farmington Hills' police and fire departments get about a third of their funding from two tax levies.
The city is asking voters to renew one of those collections in November.
On July 26, city council approved a Nov.
Fire officials say no residents injured
WESTLAND, Mich. – Officials said 36 units were destroyed overnight when a fire tore through three buildings at a Westland apartment complex.
Westland fire officials said the Westwood Village Apartments near Joy and Hix roads caught fire around midnight Wednesday into Thursday.
Canton Township’s historic Cady-Boyer Barn was slated to be the perfect setting for graduation parties, baby showers and other events in 2021.
Years in the making, a new nearly $300,000 pavilion with restrooms was supposed to make the Preservation Park barn an even more popular venue for special moments and charmed memories that nodded to the township’s agricultural past.
Canton Township's decades-long growth spurt has created a need for a fourth fire station, Director of Fire Services Christopher Stoecklein told the township's board of trustees during an April 20 study session.
Just weeks after the unveiling of the township's newly-renovated Fire Station No.
A Novi woman and her two small dogs died in an early Monday morning condo fire along East Glen Haven Circle.
Fire Chief Jeff Johnson said firefighters went to the Country Place Condominiums northwest of Meadowbrook and Eight Mile roads after a 911 call was made at 2:06 a.m. on April 5.
They saw smoke and flames through the front window.
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
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.
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 Read More...
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. Read More...
2021 | IAFF Virtual Fallen Firefighter Memorial 09/17/21 - IAFF Local 21
Tune in Saturday, September 18 at 11:00 a.m. (Mountain Time) for our 2021 Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Virtual Remembrance to honor our fallen whose names will forever be etched onto our Wall of Honor. The broadcast starts at 10:50 a.m. (MT) and the program begins at 11:00 a.m. (MT).
Three ways to watch:
Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Deputy Chief Edward Pierre 09/16/21 - IAFF Local 21
Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Deputy Chief Edward Pierre.
Deputy Chief Pierre started with the Saint Paul Fire Department on January 02, 1964. Ed was promoted to Fire Captain on October 16, 1971. By 1982, Ed had promoted to District Chief and retired in 1989 as Deputy Chief on the B Shift.
U.S. Honor Flag Arrival 09/16/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
The United States Honor Flag travels the country honoring America’s fallen heroes, it arrived in Colorado Wednesday and will stay with fallen Firefighter Paramedic Tony Palato through his memorial service next week.
Interstate 25 Tanker Fire 09/16/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
Just after 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, 2021, SMFR received numerous reports of flames and smoke visible from a tanker truck on southbound I-25 north of Castle Pines Parkway. When local members arrived, they found the rear brake assembly on the tractor engulfed in flames.
Castle Pines Brush Fire 09/16/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 9:32 a.m. on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 911 callers reported a sparking electrical transformer starting brush fire on the southwest corner of Castle Pines Parkway and I-25 in the City of Castle Pines. When local members arrived, they found roughly half an acre of mixed vegetation involved, spreading to the north and south.
PTSI Guide 09/16/21 - IAFF Local F283
Brothers and Sisters,
Your health and wellbeing are important to all of us. In an effort of support, we are providing this guide as a resource for you to find the help you may need. This is not an exclusive list and is intended to be a starting point for yourself, your family, or each other. Remember it is never too late to ask for help.
2022 Collective Bargaining Agreement 09/16/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
The signed 2022 Collective Bargaining Agreement has been uploaded for all active members in accordance with Article XIV, Section 6 of the Denver Fire Fighters Local 858 Constitution and By-Laws.
Fire Medic Palato Line of Duty Death 09/15/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
With great sadness, South Metro Fire Rescue announces the Line of Duty Death of Firefighter Paramedic Anthony Palato who passed away peacefully today, September 15, 2021.
Fire Prevention Week Open House 09/15/21 - IAFF Local 1164
We are excited to announce that we have having our annual Fire Prevention Week Open House.
It will be Saturday October 2 from 10am - 2pm at our Fire Station #3.
Livonia Fire Station #3
35000 Seven Mile Road
Livonia MI 48152
Come on by and have a look at what we do. Learn some good fire safety messages and make some memories.
Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Firefighter Richard Thoemke 09/14/21 - IAFF Local 21
Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Firefighter Richard “Dick” Thoemke.
Firefighter Thoemke started with the Saint Paul Fire Department on June 16, 1958 and retired in 1983. He was one of three brothers that were on the Fire Department.
Richard passed away on August 27th, 2021, at the age of 88.
Interstate 25 MVA with Extrication 09/12/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
Just before 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 11, 2021, 911 callers reported that a vehicle traveling northbound on Interstate 25 left the highway and flipped over at Castle Pines Parkway. Local members from Engine and Medic 36 were first to arrive, they found the single occupant of the vehicle trapped inside and began medical treatment.
9/11 Remembrance 09/12/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
On Saturday morning South Metro Fire Rescue held a remembrance ceremony in honor of the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks on America. A lone bagpiper performed while the Honor Guard placed flowers at the Fallen Firefighters Memorial, located at SMFR Headquarters in Centennial. A radio announcement rang out across the district followed by a moment of silence and salutes.
Auburn Hills Dr. Car vs. House 09/12/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, September 9, 2021, Local members responded to a traffic collision involving a structure at 16737 E. Auburn Hills Dr. in Parker. When members arrived, they found a SUV that struck the side of a garage with damage to the structure. One person was treated and transported to the hospital with serious injuries, thankfully no one inside the building was injured.
Phillips Circle House Fire 09/12/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 7:02 p.m. on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, Local members responded to a reported structure fire in the 3600 block of E. Phillips Circle in Centennial. When members arrived, they observed smoke coming from the garage. Members advanced a hose line and quickly controlled a fire in the garage while additional crews searched the interior of the home and confirmed that no fire extended inside.
Pink Patch Project | October Breast Cancer Awareness 09/12/21 - IAFF Local 21
The Saint Paul Fire Department has joined the Pink Patch Project to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness during the month of October!
The Cancer Task Force is on a mission to continue to raise awarenes in the fight against breast cancer through our partnership with the Pink Patch Project.
Save The Date: 2022 Retiree's Banquet 09/11/21 - IAFF Local 42
The 2021 Retiree's Banquet has been postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic and the guidelines set forth for social distancing. Please mark your calendars for the rescheduled event which will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at the Argosy Casino.
Secretary-Treasurer Vacancy 09/10/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Brothers and Sisters;
Today is brother Phil Cordova’s last day at a DFD Fire Station 7. He is embarking upon a journey that no Denver Fire Fighter has taken as he is the first Assistant to the General President of the IAFF to ever come out of the 5 states that make up the 9th District.
Message from Secretary-Treasurer Cordova 09/10/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Today is Phil Cordova's last day in the Firehouse before he moves to Washington D.C. as he accepts his position as Assistant to the General President for Government Affairs, Strategic, and Political Initiatives.
Joey's Song concert 09/10/21 - IAFF Local 311
Joey’s Song ( www.joeyssong.org ) is a Madison based charity that raises money to find treatments for our friends and neighbors fighting epilepsy. Joey’s Song was established in 2010 after 4 year old Joseph Gomoll lost his lifelong battle with epilepsy. The money we raise goes to fund research grants and patient services in our fight against epilepsy.
Two injured in motor vehicle crash in Springfield 09/09/21 - IAFF Local 648
Two injured in motor vehicle crash in Springfield
by: Nancy Asiamah
Posted: Sep 7, 2021 / 07:59 PM EDT / Updated: Sep 7, 2021 / 07:59 PM EDT
Photo: Springfield Fire Department
Passing of IAFF General President Emeritus Alfred K. Whitehead. He was 91. 09/07/21 - UPFFA
The IAFF is greatly saddened by the death of IAFF General President Emeritus Alfred K. Whitehead. He was 91.
A fire fighter who dedicated his life to the labor movement, Brother Whitehead passed away September 4, Labor Day weekend.
“He was a great union leader,” says General President Edward Kelly.
Monday Morning Headlines ( Tuesday Morning! ) 09/07/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Tuesday Morning
South by Southeast
Denver Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation 9/11 Golf Tournament
September tee shirts 09/05/21 - IAFF Local 1164
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. The Yellow Rose Task Force is committed to reducing the stigma associated with reaching out for emotional support and care throughout the fire service. For the month of September the LFD will change its duty shirts to the Suicide Prevention tees.
A message from General President Kelly 09/03/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
CONGRATULATIONS PHIL CORDOVA!
I am pleased to announce Phil Cordova has been appointed Assistant to the General President for Governmental Affairs, Strategic Campaigns and Political Action, effective September 13, 2021.
Donate to the IAFF Disaster Relief Fund 09/02/21 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Brothers and Sisters,
We continue to assist members affected by the destructive wildfires raging across California and Hurricane Ida - the first of the season - in the Gulf Coast of Louisiana through our disaster relief operations, including financial aid for members who are displaced from their homes, emergency home repairs and other needs as they rebuild and recover from these events.
2021 | MDA Fill the Boot 09/01/21 - IAFF Local 21
The Boot is Back!
On September 15th, 16th and 17th (C - A - B shifts, respectively) watch for members of Saint Paul Firefighter's IAFF Local 21 as they are authorized to conduct a traditional Fill the Boot campaign in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
MDA SignUp Genius 08/31/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Sorry for the confusion on the MDA 'Fill The Boot" email! I got a little ahead of myself.
I have created a SignUp Genius if you want to take out the Antique Rig for a few hours this weekend. Click here to view the SignUp!
You can drive downtown, in the highlands, through RiNo, or work busy intersections like Alameda and Federal or 7th and Colorado Blvd.
2021 MDA "Fill The Boot" 08/31/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
As you all know, Labor Day weekend has historically been the time where we get out into the public and raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). This has been a long tradition in the professional fire service for over 64 years.
Labor Day Picnic 08/31/21 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The Central New Mexico Labor Council will be hosting their annual Labor Day Picnic!
We invite all our IAFF Local 244 members to join us in celebrating this very important day for all of LABOR!!
Wear a union or department shirt to get your free food!! This is a family friendly event-all are welcome.
22nd Biennial UPFFA Convention Postponed 08/31/21 - UPFFA
Due to the spike in COVID cases from the Delta Variant and its ability to break through the vaccinated population, the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut Executive Board has decided to postpone the 22nd Biennial UPFFA Convention scheduled for September 19, 20, 21, 22, 2021 at Foxwoods Casino Resort, until April 24-27, 2022.
Chief Daley Retirement 08/30/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
Chief Dave Daley has seen many things during his 35 years in the fire service and has impacted many people's lives. Today, Local members, friends and family celebrated his dedicated service as he retires from South Metro Fire Rescue. His compassionate heart and warm laughs have created a strong legacy that a caring soul is a key to a successful career.
Forest Canyon Drive Outbuilding Fire 08/30/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, Local members responded to an outbuilding fire on Forest Canyon Drive in Douglas County. When members arrived, they encountered a 45x38 wood frame structure fully engulfed in flames with the surrounding vegetation and a large propane tank threatened.
2021 St. Florian Scholarship Fund Winners 08/30/21 - IAFF Local 42
The St. Florian Scholarship Fund Committee met this year to determine the number of scholarships that we would be able to award based upon the performance of our investments. It was determined that we would be able to provide twelve (12) St. Florian Scholarships in the amount of $1000.00 and a special scholarship in the name of KCFD Battalion Chief John Tvedten in the amount of $2000.00.