September 18, 2013 – If you suffered an injury or physical illness as a result of your work at the World Trade Center, Pentagon or Shanksville, Pennsylvania terrorist attack sites prior to October 3, 2011, you must register with the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) by October 3, 2013.
September 18, 2013 – Fire fighters from several IAFF locals throughout the Washington, DC metro area were among the first on the scene of the active shooter incident at the Washington Navy Yard September 16 that left 13 dead and several injured. The shooter, government contract employee Aaron Alexis, was among the dead.
September 18, 2013 – The 27th Annual IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service will be broadcast live via streaming video on Saturday, September 21. The ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colorado, officially begins at 1:00 p.m. Mountain Time.
September 13, 2013 – General President Harold Schaitberger participated in high level meeting at the White House today on generating federal assistance for the beleaguered City of Detroit and protecting the rights and benefits of the City’s workers and retirees.
September 13, 2013 – Hundreds of IAFF members are responding to the widespread flooding along the 150 miles between Fort Collins and Pueblo, Colorado. Colorado members have been on the scene since the recent series of summer showers oversaturated the ground. More IAFF members who are part of the Nebraska Task Force 1 and Utah Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue teams deployed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are expected to be assisting by late afternoon September 13.
The St. John’s Fire Fighters Association is hoping a cancer fundraising tour will bring about awareness on Presumptive Cancer Legislation. Firefighters held a boot drive over the weekend to raise money for Daffodil Place through the Typically Canadian tour, a cross-country fundraiser that involves the grandson of former Premier Frank Moores, Kyle Braatz. His father […]
It is with deepest regret and sorrow that Local 1075 reports the line-of-duty death of Fire Fighter Terrence “Terry” A. Graham of IAFF Local 771 – Saint John, New Brunswick. Brother Graham, (50) was well known to members of your executive as a member of Local 771’s executive board. He passed away on Thursday, July […]
Two new management positions have been created in the Corner Brook Fire Department. More information can be found in this Western Star article: http://www.thewesternstar.com/index.cfm?sid=144655&sc=23
Retired member of the St. John’s Regional Fire Department – (1935 – 2008) – Passed away in the presence of his loving family at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on June 13, 2008, age 72 years.
After years of sterling service to this association and its members Major Mervyn Halvorsen, Chaplain of the St. John’s Regional Fire Dept. is being reassigned to Thunder Bay Ontario in July by the Salvation Army . He will be hard to replace, both as Chaplain and in his integral role in Critical Incident Stress Management. […]
Retired member of the St. John’s Regional Fire Department – East End Station after 25 years of service. Passed suddenly away at his residence on Tuesday, June 3, 2008, aged 58 years.