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    • Providence fire fighters do not just work in our city. We are Providence. We are members of the community we are sworn to protect - serving as youth coaches, participating in our schools and churches, and taking an active role in our neighborhoods. 799 is also a strong supporter of numerous local charitable foundations and causes.

      Local 799 serves over five hundred active and retired members. All officers of the Union serve as firefighters in the Providence Fire Department and are elected by the general membership every two years. Local 799 is proud to be one of the oldest and largest locals in the International Association of Fire Fighters, AFL-CIO-CLC. 

      The best interests of Local 799 are the best interests of the people of Providence.
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      35th IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial
      09/18/21 - PFFMaine
      Registration for the 35th IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial, scheduled for September 18, 2021, is now open.
      Manchester MDA 5K
      08/04/21 - PFFNH
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      IAFF Harvard Trade Union Program Scholarship
      08/04/21 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      The IAFF is accepting applications for the 2022 Harvard Trade Union Program scheduled for January 18-February 18, 2022. The deadline for applications is September 15, 2021. Application PDF Three scholarships will be awarded to IAFF members to attend the five-week training program designed for trade union leaders.
      City Chapter Special Meeting 8/12/21 at 6:30pm for proposed ‘One Time Payment MOU’
      08/04/21 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Attention City Chapter Members: In accordance with Article II, Section 4 & Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws, a proposed MOU from the City of Albuquerque for a ‘One Time Payment of $500.00’ will be brought to the membership for an approval vote.
      IAFF License Plates
      08/03/21 - PPFFA
      The link to the IAFF auto and motorcycle license plate forms is now back up in the main menu section of the website.  Please be advised there was a recent price increase enacted by the PA Department of Transportation.  If people still had access to the old forms and recently sent us an application your payment must include this price increase before the paperwork can be processed.
      Union Meeting Reminder
      08/03/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      The Union Meetings will be on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 8:30 a.m at the Event Center, 12 Lakeside Lane, Denver, CO 80212  There will be an Information Session on the Wednesday evening meeting only. Please Click Here to Register for the Wednesday Information Session.
      2021 Promotional Ceremony
      08/02/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      July 29, 2021 –COVID had forced us to place a pause of formally recognizing the individuals who were promoted over this last year. However, last night Local members, family and friends gathered to honor the hard work and dedication that our SMFR members have given to the organization and our community and celebrate some of these promotions.
      President Update - COVID Vaccine
      08/02/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      At 11:00 this morning, during the Mayor's Press Conference COVID-19 Update, Mayor Hancock announced that he would be mandating all city employees and private-sector workers in high-risk settings be required to be vaccinated by September 30th. This mandate will include the Fire Department as well.
      Monday Morning Headlines
      08/02/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good Monday Morning Union Meeting 8/4 & 8/5 Union Picnic and Camping 8/5 - 8/9 Fishing Derby 8/19 Union Night - Colorado Rapids 8/21 Retiree Celebration Dinner 8/22
      Saturday, September 11, 2021 - Ct. United Ride
      07/31/21 - UPFFA
      Charity Golf Tournament
      07/30/21 - IAFF 1826
      Sergeant At Arms Vacancy
      07/29/21 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board is accepting letters of interest for the position of Sergeant at Arms for the next 14 calendar days (this is a General Officer Position and can be filled by a City or County Chapter Member).
      Letter from your Sergeant at Arms
      07/29/21 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      IAFF Local 244 membership, I will be stepping down from my role as Sergeant at Arms today for many reasons. Reasons that place my family and my personal health as a priority. I no longer fit into the direction of this executive board and feel that separation from it is best for the entire body.
      August Union Meetings Notice
      07/29/21 - IAFF Local 42
      2021 St. Florian Scholarship Fund Application: NOW OPEN
      07/29/21 - IAFF Local 42
      The St. Florian Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for (2021) and are accepting applications thru Friday, August 6, 2021 at 4:00 PM.  Application can be submitted by one of these three (3) following methods: Return via US Mail postmarked by August 6, 2021 to IAFF Local 42, 6320 Manchester Ave.
      2021 Guns N Hoses Event
      07/29/21 - IAFF Local 42
      2021 Guns N Hoses Charity Boxing Event This years event will be held on August 7, 2021 at Municipal Auditorium at 6:30 PM.  Please mark your calendar and an Event Flier is forthcoming.  You can purchase tickets NOW ONLINE.
      Drug Free Manatee/Southern Manatee Fire
      07/29/21 - Suncoast Firefighters
      IAFF Behavioral Health Symposium.
      07/28/21 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
      Members of the State Council, Local 42  KCMO is hosting a one day Kansas City Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium on Thursday August 26th,  9:00 - 3:00 pm.  See the attached flier for additional information. Tim Carr Communications Director  KSCFF @media only screen and (max-width: 730px){ .pdfview{height:500px .
      Mary Tamer: Day of Action
      07/28/21 - Boston Firefighters
      A Night for Billy Carey
      07/28/21 - Boston Firefighters
      Hyde Park Standout
      07/28/21 - Boston Firefighters
      Gene McDonough Scholarship Fund for more information call the STJ Firefighters at 802-748-8925
      07/28/21 - Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont
      Mountain Brush St. Structure Fire
      07/27/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      July 22, 2021, 6:08 p.m., as a strong thunderstorm moved through the area, Local members responded to a residential structure fire on Mountain Brush Street in Unincorporated Douglas County. First arriving members from Engine 17 confirmed that the home had fire showing from the roofline and pulled initial hose lines to fight the fire and to start setting up a water supply.
      Station 35 Driveway Trash Fire
      07/27/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 1:53 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, a Waste Management driver noticed smoke coming from the trash compartment of his vehicle and quickly looked for a safe location to dump the burning garbage. That safe spot ended up being in front of SMFR Station 35, located at Peoria and Arapahoe in Centennial.
      Johnstown L463 2021-2025 CBA and MOU
      07/27/21 - PPFFA
      The Johnstown L463 2021-2025 CBA and part-time firefighter MOU has been posted to the contract area of the website.
      **Local 1826 T-Shirts & 9/11 Shirts**
      07/27/21 - IAFF 1826
      Local 1826 shirts are available online. Please click on the read more link.
      Pro Act
      07/25/21 - PFFMaine
      Sisters and Brothers of the PFFMaine,  Please join us along side the Maine AFL-CIO and other Labor Unions at the weeks PRO Act Rally at the Federal Building, 202 Harlow Street, in Bangor on Thursday, July 29, at 10:00AM. We are looking to get as many members as possible to attend this important Rally.
      Birth Announcement
      07/24/21 - International Association of Firefighters
      IAFF Local F-147 would like to congratulate FF/EMT Palumbo on the birth of his son Nicholas Walter Palumbo Born 7/23/21 @ 0948. A healthy 19.
      Friday Update 7-16-21
      07/23/21 - IAFF Local 1014
      Friday Update 7-9-21
      07/23/21 - IAFF Local 1014
      07/23/21 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      TA'd CBA Letter & Detailed Info from VP Breeswine
      07/23/21 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Dear Brothers & Sisters,  Attached you will find a letter along with very detailed information regarding the changes in the TA'd Collective Bargaining Agreement from Vice-President Breeswine. Please see attached.  Thank you.
      Service information for Brother Mahan
      07/22/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Funeral services for Technician Patrick John Mahan will be held on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 11:00 AM, at Denver First Church, 3800 E. Hampden Ave., Englewood, CO.  Members wishing to attend the service should do so in a Class A uniform.  Shrouding of badges will be allowed this day in honor of our fallen brother.
      Second District Leadership Summit and Symposium
      07/22/21 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
      Members of the Kansas State Council of Firefighters, District Vice President Woolbright has asked us to share the following information. Fraternally Tim Carr Communications Director KSCFF  IAFF 2nd District Officers I hope you and your local membership is doing well. As you know, we remain in an unpredictable time due to the pandemic.
      Downing Circle West Exterior Fire
      07/21/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 8:01 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, SMFR received 911 reports of bushes on fire in the front yard of a home in the 6700 block of S. Downing Circle West. Dispatchers received additional information that the home was starting to burn, and a structure fire response was sent. A passing motorist on Arapahoe Road saw the smoke, parked his vehicle out of the way and alerted the occupant of the home.
      Denver Firefighters Annual Summer Picnic
      07/21/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      The Denver Firefighters Local 858 Annual Summer Picnic will be at Chatfield State Park Group Camping Sites, August 5th through August 8th.  There are two types of sites available, electric and non-electric. Electric sites (20/30/50 amp service) will be $40 per night, and non-electric will be $20 per night.
      Denver Firefighters Retirement Celebration and Appreciation Dinner
      07/21/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Dear Retiree,  The Denver Firefighter's Protective Association and Local 858 would like to invite you and a guest to be our guests at the 2021 Denver Firefighters Retirement Celebration and Appreciation Dinner (traditional firehouse Sunday night spaghetti dinner) to be held Sunday, August 22, 2021, 4:30 p.m.
      Save The Date: October 2, 2021
      07/20/21 - IAFF Local 42
      Monday Morning Headlines
      07/19/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Monday Morning Headlines Executive Board Meeting - July 22nd at 8:30 am   Patrick Mahan - Funeral July 23rd at 11:00 Local 858 Camping Trip August 5th - 8th Charitable Foundation Fishing Derby August 19th  September Save the Dates
      Hialeah Dr. Structure Fire
      07/18/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      Just before 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday July 14, 2021, residents of a home in the 16500 block of E. Hialeah Dr. heard a smoke alarm sounding in the basement, grabbed a fire extinguisher and investigated what was happening. They encountered a light haze of smoke throughout the basement and discovered one room completely filled with smoke.
      Captain Dick Chesnick Last Shift Ceremony
      07/18/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      On Tuesday afternoon, July 17th, Local members, family and friends gathered to celebrate the retirement of Captain Dick Chesnick after 34 years serving the South Metro community. The Honor Guard presented Captain Chesnick with a flag and the Pipes and Drums band performed. Congratulations and enjoy your retirement! https://www.southmetro.
      Paramedic Todd Parson Last Shift Ceremony
      07/18/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      On Wednesday July 7th, Local members, family, friends gathered at Station 44 to celebrate the career of Paramedic Firefighter Todd Parson at his Last Shift Ceremony. Thank you to Todd for 21 years serving the South Metro community.  Enjoy your retirement! https://www.southmetro.
      Arapahoe Road Car vs. Building
      07/18/21 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      July 12, 2021, just before 1 p.m., Local members were dispatched to a vehicle into a building near Arapahoe and Peoria Road in Centennial, CO. Members found the vehicle to have heavy impingement into the Stinker Gas Station. Initially, no one reported injuries, but one person was later transported for non-life-threatening injuries.
      September 20, 2021: IAFF Partnership Education Program
      07/15/21 - UPFFA
      Ever wish you had an opportunity to speak to other local leaders and find out their best practices for union administration, legal issues or just the day-to-day running of their local? The Connecticut PEP event not only brings quality and diverse IAFF education to your state, but it also gives you the opportunity to network with other leaders.
      City Chapter TA'd CBA
      07/15/21 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      The IAFF Local 244 City Chapter Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) has been tentatively agreed upon (TA'd). The ratification vote will take place on Monday, July 26, 2021, from 7:00am -7:00pm in accordance with Article II, Section 2 and Article XI, Sections 2, 3 & 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws.
      Charitable Foundation Fund for the Baker and Mahan Families
      07/14/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      The Denver Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation has created a fund at the Denver Fire Department Federal Credit Union for the Baker and Mahan families.  Donations can be made to the Denver Firefighters Charitable Foundation in the names of Brian Baker or Patrick Mahan. 
      Brian Baker - Shift Trade Donations
      07/14/21 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Brian is going to have a long road to recovery and is going to need some help. Members of Station 1 have started a Sign-Up Genius for members to sign up to work for Brian. When you sign up, please enter your trade in Telestaff as quickly as possible, so it doesn't get missed. We entered a quick link to Telestaff on the receipt page of Sign Up Genius to make it easy to enter your trade. If you have an issue with your sign-up, please call JD Chism (303) 550-5814.
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