M.P.F.F.A.
IAFF Local 856 Manchester, New Hampshire
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    Jul 04, 2018
    Union Office 85 Sheffield Rd.
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    Jul 04, 2018
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    Aug 01, 2018
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    Aug 01, 2018
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    Sep 05, 2018
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    •                City of Manchester Firefighter's Fact Finding Report 2017

      Below is a link to the Fact Finder's Report in regards to our current contract negotiations with the city.

      Please click on the link to read the report and if you agree with the outcome, contact the Mayor and Alderman on our behalf. 

      Thank you.. Local 856 Leadership

      Fact Finders Report Link

      Nick Carey 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
      The Nick Carey 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament took place on June 23, 2017 at Sheridan-Emmett Park in Manchester. The age groups were between 18-25 years of age. This tournament was made possible by the support of The Manchester Professional Firefighter Association  Local 856 and with the help of the Manchester Parks, Recreation & Cemetary Division.
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      Updated MPFFU Endorsement List
      06/20/18 - MPFFU
      UNION MEETING
      06/20/18 - IAFF Local 1403
      "SUMMER DOLPHIN FISH FRY" Union Meeting June 26 at noon. Come join us for lunch.
      Firefighter Golfers
      06/20/18 - IAFF Local 1403
      ATTENTION FIREFIGHTER GOLFERS !!!! 55th ANNUAL U.S.
      2018 Revolutionary Fire Tactics Event
      06/19/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      NEW IAFF Local 42 Mobile App
      06/19/18 - IAFF Local 42
      Local 42 is excited to announce our new Mobile App that works in concert with our website.  Please download the Mobile App from the Apple Store or Google Play Store by merely clicking on the button in the left column.   Once you download the App you will use your User Name and Password that you use to access the Members Only Section of this website to log into the Mobile App.
      Vietnam Vets Movable Wall
      06/19/18 - IAFF Local 21
      TPT is hosting The Wall That Heals (http://www.vvmf.org/twth) from June 21-24 at the State Capitol in St. Paul, MN. The Wall That Heals is a traveling ¾ replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC and will visit 38 cities this year. We need help to take it down on Sunday, June 24 starting at 3pm. We are in need of able-bodied persons able to bend and lift.
      Benefit Baseball Game
      06/19/18 - IAFF Local 51
      Join us at Ponder Park on July 14 for a baseball game in benefit of Lt. Rafa Rodriguez and Capt. Alex Gallardo.  Prizes from the Chihuahuas and Twin Peaks for the winners!  Register at https://goo.
      LETTER OF COMMUNICATION
      06/18/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Brothers and Sisters, I would like to thank the members of Local 30 who took the time out of their busy schedules and came out in support of city of Cambridge policy #154. This policy was put forth by Mayor Marc McGovern and co-sponsored by councilors Mallon & Toomey to improve the living conditions of our eight firehouses.
      History of Employer Contributions
      06/18/18 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
      History of Employer Contributions Several facts of life exist in the insurance industry and certainly our Fund is no exception.  Medical trend, the cost of providing/receiving medical care rises much quicker than any other inflationary indicator. The annual average medical trend for our insurance Fund over the last 14 years was 9.64%.
      Financial Update of the Fund
      06/18/18 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
      Financial Update As we approach the halfway mark for the year the Fund is on track to perform as projected.  If everything stays on course we can expect to add slightly to our growing reserves.  Reserves are used to smooth out the rough times when claims spike in order to keep premiums and benefits steady.
      Pediatrics
      06/18/18 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
      Calling all Newborns……… And all pediatric patients.  We are very excited about our pediatric program established by Dr. Dhrupa Desai; it has been widely accepted and supported by all of our new and experienced parents.  Our program is a first of its kind, of all the concierge practices out there none focus on our younger populations like we do.
      Vendome Memorial
      06/18/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
      President Rich Paris address members, active and retired at the 46th anniversary of the Hotel Vendome tragedy that killed nine of our brother fierfighters  une 17, 1972  Fire Lieutenant John E. Hanbury, 46 Lad 13 Fire Lieutenant Thomas J. Carroll, 52 Eng 32  Firefighter Richard B. Magee, 39 Eng 33 Firefighter Joseph F.
      Fox Hunt Circle Interface Fire
      06/17/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 12:23 p.m. on Sunday, June 17th Local 2086 members responded to several reports of a small brush fire in the open space northeast of Northridge Elementary School in Highlands Ranch. First arriving Brush 18 found a quarter acre grass fire moving at a slow to moderate rate of spread uphill and toward homes on Fox Hunt Circle.
      EMS Open House
      06/17/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      We want to thank everyone for a successful 2018 EMS Open House. The event took place June 16th at Station 63 and hundreds of attendees learned how SMFR and our various community partners keep us safe. Attendees also enjoyed numerous demonstrations from Arapahoe County Sheriff’s K9 units, Bomb Squad, and Local 2164 members ended the day with an extrication demo.
      2018 TPFFA Primary Election Candidate Endorsements
      06/16/18 - Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association announces its 2018 Primary Election Candidate endorsements.
      Powers Pl. Structure Fire
      06/15/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 3:54 p.m. on Friday, June 15th Local 2164 members responded to a residential structure fire at 19061 E. Powers Place in Centennial. First arriving Engine 63 found smoke showing from the attached garage and advanced an attack line inside.
      Pagosa Way Structure Fire
      06/15/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 12:55 p.m. on Friday, June 15th Local 2164 members responded to a residential structure fire at 5817 S. Pagosa Way in Centennial. Engine 62 reported smoke in the air while responding and upon arrival they found flames visible from 1st and 2nd floors extending into the eaves. Attack lines were advanced inside to each level and the fire was quickly controlled.
      Fill the Boot - 2018
      06/15/18 - IAFF Local 1014
      Clarification of MPFFU License Plate Policy
      06/15/18 - IAFF Local 1164
      Listed below is what you need to know about the new policy regarding MPFFU License Plates: Retired MPFFU members will still be eligible to display the MPFFU License Plate. Spouses of Active and Retired members will still be eligible to display the MPFFU Plate.
      KCFD Retired Fire Fighters
      06/14/18 - IAFF Local 42
      The Kansas City, Missouri Retired Fire Fighters Association has established its own website.  This is one of the best online sources for KCFD History and we invite you to visit them and learn something new about something old.  Special acknowledgement to Chuck Gabert, KCFD Retired Fire Captain and Ray Elder, KCFD Retired Fire Captain and KCFD Historian.
      Local 718 PFFM Delegates
      06/14/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
      Members of Boston Firefighters Local 718 delagates to the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts atteded the John J.J.
      FIREWORKS SAFETY
      06/14/18 - UPFFA
      CAM THOMPSON FUNDRAISER
      06/14/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Dennis Jones Retirement Party
      06/13/18 - IAFF Local 21
      Negotiations update June 12, 2018
      06/12/18 - IAFF Local 1014
      Janus v. AFSCME FAQ's
      06/12/18 - IAFF Local 452
      Officer Christopher Senkow
      06/12/18 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
      It is with deep regret and sorrow that we announce the untimely death of a great man and one of our brothers in blue. Please keep the City Of Chester Police Department and the family and friends of Officer Christopher Senkow in your thoughts and prayers. Rest In Peace badge #298.
      Smoke Detectors
      06/12/18 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
      Today the members walked the 1100 block of Remington and White streets handing out fire prevention literature and installing smoke detectors. Thursday the 7th of June, the department and multiple surrounding companies operated at a 3 alarm fire at 1118 Remington Street.
      CPFF Trustee Swearing In
      06/11/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      Local 2164 Secretary Tasker being sworn in as a Trustee for the Colorado Professional Firefighters.
      Deputy Chief Promotion
      06/11/18 - IAFF Local 801
      Congratulations go out to the DFD's newest Deputy Chief, Bill Lounsbury.  D/C Lounsbury was promoted and sworn in from Captain to Deputy Chief in a ceremony at City Hall's City Council chambers on June 6, 2018.  Deputy Chief Lounsbury is a 26 year veteran of the DFD and will continue to work on B Group as Shift Commander.
      Fire destroys clubhouse at Western Golf & Country Club in Redford
      06/11/18 - IAFF Local 1164
      REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WJBK) - Crews battled a massive fire in Redford Township Friday morning. A fire broke out at the Western Golf and Country Club just before 5:30 a.m. The club is on Kinloch, near Beech Daly and Five Mile Road.  The smoke can be seen for miles, with the flames pouring through the roof.
      Lt. Jack C. Zoppo Baltimore City Fire Remembered
      06/11/18 - Lets Fire Cancer
      On Saturday June 9, 2018, Lt. Jack C. Zoppo, Baltimore City Fire and a member of I.A.F.F. Local 964 was fondly remembered during a check presentation to Johns Hopkins Cancer Center. The presentation took place at Engine 6, Ladder 1, Battalion 2 - City of Baltimore (Jack's Fire House). More than $17,000.
      125th Firefighters Memorial Sunday
      06/10/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
      Local 718 President Rich Paris addresses the attendees at today’s 125th Firefighters Memorial Sunday at Forest Hills Cemetery. It was a beautiful sunny day for such a solemn event. The Orator of the day was Boston News 25 Blair Miller. Thank you to all the members who came out this morning for our fallen members.
      2018 Can-Am Police Fire Games Event
      06/09/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      Boston Fire Ops 101
      06/09/18 - Boston Fire Fighters
      Boston Firefighters Local 718 along with the IAFF hosted the U.S Mayors Conference for Fire Ops 101 in Copley Square Friday June 8th. Boston Firefighters Local 718 President Richard Paris along with 30 U.S. Mayors participated in the series of intense and authentic firefighting and rescue drills.
      Bemis Circle Structure Fire
      06/09/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 4:27 p.m. on Friday Jun 8th, Local 2086 and 2164 members responded to numerous 911 reports of a structure fire near West Mineral Avenue and West Long Avenue. A large plume of black smoke was already visible for miles as crews were responding. First arriving Ladder 12 found two single family homes both heavily involved with fire at 7951 and 7961 South Bemis Circle.
      Feather Grass Structure Fire
      06/09/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 3:43 p.m. on Friday June 8th, Local 2164 members responded to a house fire 8384 Feather Grass Court in Douglas County. Neighbors called 911 after seeing heavy black smoke and flames coming from the back of the home. First arriving Engine 42 and Medic 42 found heavy fire on the rear of the house extending into the attic of the 1st and 2nd floors.
      Twenty Mile Road Multi Family Structure Fire
      06/08/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 06:39 on Friday June, 8th  Local 2164 members responded to an apartment building on fire at 11038 Twenty Mile Road. First arriving members from Station 41 found a large 3-story building under construction with smoke coming from 3 sides of the top floor and attic. All of the workers safely evacuated without injuries and were accounted for.
      2018 Candidate Interviews
      06/07/18 - UPFFA
      Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut-IAFF, Officers and Executive Board continue the interview process for this year’s state elections. All candidates were required to fill out our questionnaire and come to our office for an interview to discuss their positions on issues affecting fire Fighters in Connecticut  Candidates 5th Congressional Dist.
      Pride and Ownership
      06/07/18 - IAFF Local 3472
      The Rochester Hills Professional Firefighters Union Local 3472 is proud to host Chief Rick Lasky "Pride and Ownership: Ignite your love for the job" seminar on June 29, 2018. The seminar will be held at Ascention Crittenton Hospital 1101 W. University Dr. Rochester Hills, MI 48307 in the Conference Room. The seminar will cost $50.00 which will include food and beverages. If you have any questions, please see the attached flyer.
      Membership Meeting
      06/07/18 - IAFF Local F-102
      All Hands,    A Membership meeting has been scheduled for 21 June 2018 at Crash Station 62 and will commence at 1730 Hours. A running agenda shall be created upon the Union website calendar for all to review. Please be advised that due to cancellation of RingCentral platform only members in personal attendance will have a vote.
      Lance Sanetra Retirement Party
      06/06/18 - IAFF Local 21
      June 2018 Primary Election Results
      06/06/18 - IAFF Local 1014
      Ride for Heroes
      06/06/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      https://www.brattlebororetreat.
      St Paul Local 21 FILL THE BOOT GOLF CLASSIC
      06/06/18 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
      .WHEN Monday, July 9th 2018 TIME 11:00a | Shotgun Start 4:00p - 5:00 | Social - Raffle - Awards 5:00p | Dinner WHERE Highland National Golf Course 1403 Montreal Avenue Saint Paul, Minnesota 55116 FOUR PERSON SCRAMBLE EVENT REGISTRATION - $100 PER PERSON or $360 PER TEAM 18 holes, breakfast, buffet dinner, riding golf cart, curbside bag service, driving range, door prizes, contests, raffle and other special events DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 MAIL REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT TO: Saint Paul Firefighters L21 - MDA Attention: Golf Tournament 974 West 7th Street Saint Paul, MN 55102 For questions and remarks please call, text or email: Kyle Thornberg kylethornberg@gmail.com 612.598.7010 9:00a -10:30 | Registration - Breakfast
      Brooklyn Park Firefighters, IAFF Local #5031 Annual Charity Golf Tournament
      06/06/18 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
      On July 16th, 2018 The Brooklyn Park Firefighters Local #5031 will be hosting our second annual charity golf tournament to benefit Firefighters for Healing (FFFH).  Firefighters for Healing is a nonprofit foundation founded by firemen who have tragically experienced first-hand what burn survivors endure.
      MDA Summer Camp
      06/06/18 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
      I can’t believe its June 1st already. May just came and went in a flash, which means that Summer camp and Fill the Boot season are in full swing! The entire MDA team here in Minnesota is excited to launch into boot drive season and continue making a difference for local families. But first a huge thanks is in order - for continuing to grow this program and increase the impact that our local Firefighters are having. Quick reminder MDA Summer Camp is coming up FAST! We are so excited to have MPFF out at camp for lunch, zip lining and lasting memories ? Firefighter days Tuesday June 12 Tuesday June 19 Address 8046 83rd St NW, Maple Lake, MN 55358

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      Chief John Lydon Memorial February 10, 2014

      83 Bowman St February 11, 20014 Fatal

      210 Mooresville Rd March 24, 2014 Double Fatal

      Boston Fire 9 Alarm Beacon St March 26, 2014
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      305 Amherst St October 22, 2014 Fatal
      305 Amherst St October 22, 2014 Fatal Slideshow

      425 Dubuque St 2nd Alarm December 5, 2014
      425 Dubuque St 2nd Alarm December 5, 2014 Slideshow

      Manchester Fire Department 2014 Video

      Second Street MVA January 21, 2015
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      17 - 21 Prospect St February 21, 2015

      Mitchell St March 4, 2014

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      2nd Alarm 159 Rockland Ave May 7, 2015 - Images

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      MFD 2015 Junior Fire Muster

       
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