Livonia Professional Firefighters
IAFF Local 1164 - Serving The City Of Livonia Since 1941
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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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    Light Up Malden
    IAFF Local 902
    Veterans Day Parade
    IAFF Local 902
    858 Safety Committee Meeting
    Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Elections
    IAFF local 3704
    IAFF Transition Team
    Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing of Retired Firefighter Mike Butler
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      City Council Endorsements

      The IAFF Local 1164 Livonia Firefighters Union Have Endorsed The Following Candiates For City Council. Jim Jolly Cathy White Laura Toy Visit our Endorsement Page For More Details http://www.livoniafirefighters.com/index.cfm?zone=/unionactive/election_list.
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      First responders honored at American Legion event

      Fire Inspector Greg Thomas accepts his award from Commander Larry Fenner and Veteran Service Officer Jim Pardo.(Photo: Bill Bresler | hometownlife.com) American Legion honors Livonia first responders at annual Sept. 11 dinner A Livonia firefighter and two police officers were recognized for their work the last year. Start the conversation, or Read more at Westland Observer.
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      RV catches fire, damages 2 homes on Angling Street in Livonia

      LIVONIA, Mich. - Firefighters responded to a fire at a home Thursday morning on Angling Street in Livonia.  Two homes and a RV were damaged by the flames. Investigators said the RV first caught fire and spread to one home and scorched the exterior of the other home.  Watch video from the scene above. The cause is under investigation.  No injuries were reported.
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      Oct 30, 2017
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      Election Day
      Nov 07, 2017
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      Nov 08, 2017
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      Gun Raffle Results

      October 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017

      Drawing Between 7:30-8:00 p.m.

      OCT 1 - #432 Brian M.               OCT 11 - #923

      OCT 2 - #374 Ed S.                   OCT 12 - #407

      OCT 3 - #003 Brian W.               OCT 13 - #418

      OCT 4 - #047 John M.                OCT 14 - #815

      OCT 5 - #806 Russ B                  OCT 15 - #129

      OCT 6 - #767 Sean C.                OCT 16 - #449

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      OCT 9 - #501

      OCT 10 - #166


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      The Delegato/McColl Scholarship was created for active members of the Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to become union leaders at the state, local, and international level.
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      From brand new member to seasoned vet - this class has something for you.  Great overview of our Union, how it works, and what resources are available to you.  The class is free but you must register to attend.  If you were hired after June 30, 2016, your local will be paid $50 if you attend!  Anyone can attend at any location.
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      The Delegato/McColl Scholarship was created for active members of the Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to become union leaders at the state, local, and international level.
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      From brand new member to seasoned vet - this class has something for you.  Great overview of our Union, how it works, and what resources are available to you.  The class is free but you must register to attend.  If you were hired after June 30, 2016, your local will be paid $50 if you attend!  Anyone can attend at any location.
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      http://www.mpffu.org/Legislative%20Update%209-25-17%20thru%209-29-17.pdf

      Application for Benefits Pursuant to Public Act 515 of 2014 the First Responder Presumed Coverage Fund was created.(AKA Cancer Presumption Law) The Director of the Workers' Compensation Agency is the administrator of the Fund.  The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has created a webpage explaining the process to apply for benefits.
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      Download: Union - Legislative Log 6-22-17(1).pdf

      http://www.mpffu.org/Legislative%20Update%209-25-17%20thru%209-29-17.pdf

      Application for Benefits Pursuant to Public Act 515 of 2014 the First Responder Presumed Coverage Fund was created.(AKA Cancer Presumption Law) The Director of the Workers' Compensation Agency is the administrator of the Fund.  The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has created a webpage explaining the process to apply for benefits.
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      Download: Union - Legislative Log 6-22-17(1).pdf

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      Veterans Day Parade
      10/17/17 - IAFF Local 902
      2017 Veterans Day Parade and Memorial Service  The City of Malden Annual Veterans Day Parade will take place on Saturday, November 11, 2017 with kickoff at the corner of Elm and Pleasant Streets (across from the American Legion).
      Elections
      10/16/17 - IAFF local 3704
      Brothers and Sisters, In accordance with our Bylaws, this is notice that in 15 days on October 24, 2017 at the regular Union meeting of Local 3704 at station 42 for 1800hrs nominations for President and Secretary Treasurerwill open and remain open for 15 days.  Nominations can be made in person at the meeting or online under topic 2017 nominations.
      IAFF Transition Team
      10/16/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Attention City Chapter Members:  As we head into the Albuquerque municipal runoff election it is important that we identify and organize our collective properties before working with a new administration. We are currently accepting letters of interest for members who are willing to serve on the IAFF Transition Team.
      Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing of Retired Firefighter Mike Butler
      10/16/17 - IAFF Local 21
      Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of Retired Firefighter Mike Butler.  Firefighter Butler started with the fire department on May 12, 1986 and retired on July 26, 2013. Arrangements are pending.
      Ann Schramm Retirement Party
      10/16/17 - IAFF Local 21
      11th Annual Johnny V Memorial Toy Run
      10/16/17 - Toy Program
      Bowling for Toys
      10/16/17 - Toy Program
      Halloween Party
      10/16/17 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
      WHEN: October 27th at 7 p.m.
      Run Wild 5k
      10/16/17 - Toy Program
      Historical SFD Newspaper Clippings
      10/16/17 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
      A collection of SFD related newspaper clippings dating back to 1970 was given to Local 76 by FAO Jason Castle. They have been uploaded into a new gallery. Click HERE to access them.
      October 15, 2017: Obituary Mrs. Jennie Carozza
      10/14/17 - UPFFA
      It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the passing of Mrs. Jennie Carozza, Mother of Peter S. Carozza, President, Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut, Mrs. Carozza passed away this morning. Maiorano Funeral Home of Waterbury is handling the arrangements, funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Please keep the Carozza Family in your Thoughts & Prayers.
      Tri-City Fire Fighter Mental Health information night for spouses/partners - Nov. 24, 2017
      10/13/17 - International Association of Firefighters Local 1782
      Coquitlam Firefighters are proud to join forces with Port Coquitlam Firefighters - IAFF Local 1941 and Port Moody Firefighters to co-host a Tri-City mental health awareness/information night for our spouses and partners! Our special guest Dr. Susan Hunt (registered psychologist) will lead a discussion on trauma and how it effects firefighters and their families.
      Captain Marshall Retierment
      10/13/17 - Dutchess-Fairview Professional Fire Fighters
      Honor Flight
      10/13/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      -Please join Honor Flight New England for the final sendoff of the 2017 season- Sendoff Date: November 5th, 2017 Location: Manchester-Boston Regional Airport Time: 0815 inside the terminal Note: Clocks ‘fall back’ the night before Links: www.honorflightnewengland.org Message from HFNE founder Joe Byron (MPD Ret.): Our mission continues as we say ‘thank you’ to our most senior American veterans. We are back where it all started in Manchester. Together, we will say ‘thank you’ to 25 heroes who sacrificed a part of their youth so that we can live free.
      One of our own needs your HELP!
      10/13/17 - IAFF Local 1014
      Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014 Representing over 3200 Firefighters, Paramedics, Dispatchers, Pilots, Wildland Firefighters, Forestry and Health Haz Mat personnel One of our own needs your HELP! Ray Gorospe, retired 1014 member and his family needs your help.
      2017 FEMA FIRE ACT Grants
      10/12/17 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      The application period for the Fire Act Grants will be opening soon, this will be for the FY2107 money. I don’t have a date for when the application periods will open, but now is the time (maybe delayed due to all the natural disasters) for locals and their fire/EMS departments to start considering their request.
      Health Insurance Registration Update
      10/12/17 - IAFF Local 21
      There are still many Fire Department employees who need to login to https://benefits.stpaul.gov and make their selections, or they risk losing the benefits they’re accustomed to.  THIS YEAR IS NOT LIKE LAST YEAR: THERE IS NO AUTOMATIC CARRYOVER OF BENEFITS.
      PFA Holiday Party
      10/12/17 - IAFF Local #1945
      The Holiday Party will be December 3rd, New Belgium Brew house. 18:00-21:30. This is a fundraiser so it will be a ticketed event. Bryan Hanson will start collecting names via email early November. We are limited to 100 people. Thank you to all who have supported this in the past and those of you who plan to come out and support it this year.
      Retirement Party
      10/12/17 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
      Somerville Firefighters Local 76 Retirement Party November 8th, 2017 Dante Club 7 pm See station stewards or Steve Layton for tickets. Last day for tickts is October 31st.
      Dave Kelln Retirement Celebration
      10/12/17 - IAFF Local #1945
      Dave Kelln's retirement celebration is on October 20th, the celebration will be held at CB&Potts at Colindale. The celebration/stories will commence at 17:00 hours. Prior to the celebration, Dave has reserved 3 Tee times on the golf course starting at 11:36. Please email, text, call or go see Dave for a spot.
      Make My Day Contest Application
      10/11/17 - Toy Program
      Avalanche Opener Tonight, Nuggets Opener Oct. 22nd
      10/11/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good morning, Just a quick update for the Avs Home Opener tonight VS the Boston Bruins, tickets are still available, if you have tickets here are some tips if you are coming down early for the happy hour. Thank you for purchasing tickets to support the Denver Firefighters Charitable Foundation.
      Local 1826 endorses Dave Stokes for Cape Coral C
      10/10/17 - IAFF 1826
      Union Meeting Reminder
      10/10/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      This is a reminder that the October Union meeting will take place this week at the Original Brooklyn’s (2644 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204) on Wednesday, October 11th at 7:00 pm and Thursday, October 12th at 8:30 am     1.)   The Nominees for Collective Bargaining will have a chance to speak at this meeting.
      National Home Fire Drill Day
      10/09/17 - IAFF Local 902
      Fire Prevention Week Home fires are the biggest public safety threat facing U.S. and Canadian families today, with one home fire reported every 86 seconds in 2015.
      Month of Marathons
      10/09/17 - IAFF Local 902
      Rob's Journey So Far I grew up on a farm in the small town of Lovettsville, Virginia. I graduated from Loudoun Valley High School in 2003, and from Virginia Tech in 2007. In my junior year at Virginia Tech, I joined the Marine Corps Reserve as a combat engineer at Bravo Company, 4th Combat Engineer Battalion in Roanoke, VA.
      Urgent Update For All Members
      10/09/17 - IAFF Local 21
      Dear L-21 Members:  As you may know, the IAFF considers an annual stress test to be a valuable benefit to members for purposes of protecting their health and wellness on and off the job.  For several months, Local 21 has been discussing with the Fire Administration the circumstances under which such a program could be implemented for the benefit of our members.
      NOTICE - Local 4416 Officer Nominations
      10/07/17 - IAFF Local 4416
      NOTICE What:  Nomination of Local 4416 Officers When:  Local 4416 General Meetings             October 17th & 18th 2017 at 7:00PM each night Where:  Local 4416 Union Hall – 399 S.
      2018 Active Benefits Guide
      10/06/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Attached is the 2018 Denver Fire Active Benefits Guide.
      Fire Prevention Week
      10/06/17 - IAFF Local 902
      2017 National Fire Prevention Week The Malden Fire Department will be holding open houses and events the week of October 8-14 in honor of National Fire Prevention Week, a time to recognize the dangers that can occur in the places we feel the safest. This year’s theme, “Every Second Counts – Plan 2 Ways Out.
      Paramedic Scatter Chart
      10/05/17 - IAFF 1826
      Compensation Study
      10/05/17 - IAFF 1826
      EMT Scatter Chart
      10/05/17 - IAFF 1826
      Local 31 Endorsements
      10/05/17 - IAFF Local 31
      Local 31 Endorsements
      10/05/17 - IAFF Local 31
      Avalanche Opening Night! Exciting News
      10/05/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Good morning Hockey fans.  The Avalanche Home opener is just a 6 days away, next Wednesday October 11th VS the Boston Bruins.  We have a sweet Opening night ticket package for our members, friends, and family.
      CBA Meetings
      10/05/17 - IAFF Local #1945
      On 09/28/2017 Local 1945 and PFA reached tentative terms to the first CBA. We understand that there are a lot of questions about what is contained in this document. Understand that the contract must be ratified by you, the member. Local 1945 would like to hold 3 informational meetings to review the process, the content and the next steps as it pertains to the membership.
      Fire prevention Week
      10/04/17 - IAFF Local 925
      Annual Professional Firefighters Concert
      10/03/17 - CFFA
      1964 the Tribute is a Beatles Tribute band that was formed in 1982. They have performed over 2900 shows, released albums and released videos.
      Las Vegas Shooting – IAFF Response
      10/03/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      The IAFF is reporting 12 fire fighters shot in the Las Vegas mass shooting: Desert Springs, AZ Local 4543? – ?1 Encinitas, CA – 1 (non-IAFF member).
      Local 244 Kid’s Halloween Party!!
      10/03/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Local 244 Kid’s Halloween Party!! Costumes Welcome! The 2017 Annual Kid’s Party will be held on Saturday October 28, 2017 at Dave & Buster’s starting at 10:00am-12:00pm. Please call/text Kelly @ 505-288-2313 before October 20, 2017 for your family's reservation, an RSVP is required.
      New Member Sworn In
      10/03/17 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
      New member of Local 76, FFOP Josh McCann, sworn in.
      Tip a Firefighter at Wood n Tap for Local 2687
      10/02/17 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
      Upcoming Event for Local 2687: Come on out for a great time to support a great cause. We hope to see you there.
      MFD -Missoula Firefighters Pancake Breakfast
      10/02/17 - IAFF Local 271
      Missoula Fire Department and Local 271 is pleased to announce a free pancake breakfast on Saturday October 14th 26th from 8:00-10:30 AM. Pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee will be served at Fire Station 2 on 247 Mount Ave. Firefighters will be on hand to gives the kids a tour of the station and the engines! Donations can be made to our "Clothes for Kids" program but not at all required.
      And The Winners Are....
      10/01/17 - IAFF Local 1164
      OCT 1 - #432 Brian M.
      Pine Hill Firehouse Turns 100
      10/01/17 - IAFF Local 739
      Pine Hill Firehouse Turns 100 On Saturday October 7, 2017 the Pine Hill neighborhood will celebrate Engine 7 and its 100 years of service to the City of Lynn and the Pine Hill Community. Please stop in to Engine 7 located at 109 Woodlawn St from 2-4 PM.  Members, families and friends are invited.   This is a free event with food and games.
      MSCFF NEW Mobile App
      10/01/17 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      The Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters is proud to introduce our newest communication tool; the UnionActive™ Mobile Application for Android, iOS Smartphones and Tablets.  This new technology works in concert with our website.  All this is required to use the Mobile App is to be a registered user with the MSCFF website.
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