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    IAFF Advises Not to Support S 967 at This Time
    05/22/17 - IAFF Local 741
    Recently, the American Ambulance Association contacted members of the fire and emergency services in support of the Medicare Ambulance Access, Fraud Prevention, and Reform Act of 2017 (S 967).  The IAFC and IAFF have serious concerns with this legislation as it is written and we urge our members not to support it.
    Memorial Day Ceremony
    05/17/17 - IAFF Local 1164
    Memorial Day Celebration The City of Livonia will celebrate Memorial Day at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 27, at Veterans Memorial Plaza, Farmington and Five Mile. Join the Livonia Fire Honor Guard in paying homage to those who gave their lives in service defending our nation. The event, hosted by American Legion Post #32, will be led by Master of Ceremonies U.S.
    Passport to Safety Event
    05/13/17 - IAFF Local 1164
    Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 10am-2pm Come learn how to be safe. It's fun and informative. Get you Passport stamped and get FREE stuff.
    4 hospitalized after fire at assisted-living home in Farmington Hills
    05/13/17 - Western Wayne Co. Fire Dept Mutual Aid Assoc.
    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. - Four people were hospitalized Wednesday after a fire ripped through at an assisted-living center in Farmington Hills and forced seniors out of their homes, officials said. The building off of 13 Mile Road between Middlebelt and Orchard Lake roads was evacuated because of the fire, officials said.
    Hills hiring new firefighters
    05/13/17 - Western Wayne Co. Fire Dept Mutual Aid Assoc.
    Anyone who's wanted to be a firefighter has a chance now in Farmington Hills. The Farmington Hills Fire Department hosts an informational meeting 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 21, at Farmington Hills Fire Station #5, located at 31455 W. Eleven Mile Road (at the southwest corner of Eleven Mile and Orchard Lake Roads on the Farmington Hills City Hall campus).
    Fire damages Westland restaurant; cause is being investigated
    05/13/17 - Western Wayne Co. Fire Dept Mutual Aid Assoc.
    The cause of an early morning fire that damaged a Westland restaurant is under investigation. The fire at the Grindstone Smokehouse on Wayne Road south of Ford was reported about 2:45 a.m. Saturday after the restaurant had closed for the night. "There was a garbage guy at the rear of the building. He heard popping and crackling.
    Fire station could reopen in Plymouth Township
    05/13/17 - Western Wayne Co. Fire Dept Mutual Aid Assoc.
    A Plymouth Township fire station, closed five years ago amid budget cuts and firefighter layoffs, could possibly reopen as early as July, officials say. The plan hinges on the initial hiring of three new firefighters and a joint agreement between Plymouth and Northville townships to share Fire Station No. 2, on Wilcox near Schoolcraft.
    Beware of scab position in Ann Arbor
    05/11/17 - IAFF Local 741
    The City of Ann Arbor recently informed the Ann Arbor Fire Fighters Union that they were going to eliminate the fire inspector positions in the fire department.   Now the City is advertising openings for Fire Inspector positions in the City of Ann Arbor building department.
    2017 Camaro Raffle winners
    05/04/17 - Dearborn Firefighters Local 412
    1. Car- Jason Hazel 434 2. Vegas Trip- Dawood Ali #1374 3. $750- Zeona Fermin #1367 4. Adirondack chair- Steve Worden #1256 5. Tiger tix pkg.-Stacy Shafer #1240 6. Paddleboard- Joel Pawelczyk #362 7. Big grill- Carrie Galloway #1248 8. Fire Pit- PH Stokes #1405 9. UM Tickets- Tony Guerrero #1221 10. Tiger tix- Bruce LeBlanc #193 11. Golf Pkg- DJ Begeman #211 12. TV- G. Juszczyk 13.
    24th Annual DFFA Burn Fund Golf Outing
    05/02/17 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
    Mark Your Calendar for the: 24th Annual DFFA Burn Fund Golf Outing MONDAY – JULY 10, 2017 *FELLOWS CREEK GOLF CLUB* 2936 Lotz Road | Canton, MI 48188 See attached 2017 Golf Outing Package for Details.  We Hope you’ll join us this year.
    Notice of May 2017 General Membership Meetings
    05/01/17 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
    Firefighter of the Year enjoys 'helping people'
    05/01/17 - Western Wayne Co. Fire Dept Mutual Aid Assoc.
    Michael Thoms decided in high school he wanted to become a firefighter. A baseball and football player at Dearborn's Edsel Ford High School, he wanted a career that was physically demanding while allowing him to help people. Thoms' peers say he chose the right path — and he has achieved a milestone by earning the title of Canton Firefighter of the Year.
    Redford shines spotlight on firefighters and police
    05/01/17 - Western Wayne Co. Fire Dept Mutual Aid Assoc.
    April 20 saw a record turnout at the 32nd annual Redford Chamber Police and Fire awards. The Redford Chamber of Commerce hosted the event, attended by business owners, residents, community groups, dignitaries and family members of the honorees.
    Tom for Dearborn
    04/25/17 - Dearborn Firefighters Local 412
    Meet Canton first responders at Community Connection Day
    04/20/17 - Western Wayne Co. Fire Dept Mutual Aid Assoc.
    Local families with at-risk and special populations are invited to meet and mingle with Canton police officers and firefighter/paramedics at Canton’s first Community Connection Day.  This free event will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 29,  at the Summit on the Park, 46000 Summit Parkway.
    Fire department offers CPR class
    04/20/17 - Western Wayne Co. Fire Dept Mutual Aid Assoc.
    The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC), in cooperation with the Farmington Hills Fire Department, will offer an American Heart Association Heartsaver Class, featuring instruction in CPR/AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and First Aid, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16.
    IAFF Dispatch Special Edition
    04/19/17 - IAFF Local 741
    Redford to honor public safety heroes
    04/12/17 - Western Wayne Co. Fire Dept Mutual Aid Assoc.
    Redford will honor its public safety workers on Thursday, April 20, during the township's annual police and fire awards banquet. The dinner is at 7 p.m. at the cultural center at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 26355 West Chicago, with cocktail time beginning at 6:30 p.m. It will be the 32nd annual public safety awards banquet.
    Northville Township honors its firefighters
    04/06/17 - Western Wayne Co. Fire Dept Mutual Aid Assoc.
    Photos http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/northville/2017/03/28/northville-township-honors-its-firefighters/99233198/ When you start a new tradition, sometimes you have to take a step backward and play catch-up. That's why the Northville Township Fire Department on Saturday honored not only the 2016 Firefighter of the Year but also those selected in 2013-2015.
    Resident looking to raise donations for historic fire truck
    04/06/17 - Western Wayne Co. Fire Dept Mutual Aid Assoc.
    Livonia resident Vahan Nazarian will always find a way to bring up the 1953 American LaFrance fire truck. Now, he's looking to bring in more donations for its continued restoration through photography. Nazarian said he is providing a souvenir print of the vintage fire truck to anyone who donates $50 toward its restoration and upkeep.
    Resident looking to raise donations for historic fire truck
    04/06/17 - IAFF Local 1164
    Livonia resident Vahan Nazarian will always find a way to bring up the 1953 American LaFrance fire truck. Now, he's looking to bring in more donations for its continued restoration through photography. Nazarian said he is providing a souvenir print of the vintage fire truck to anyone who donates $50 toward its restoration and upkeep.
    MPFFU/IAFF Education and Training Seminar
    04/04/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
    The Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union and the IAFF will be conducting a “Education and Training” seminar at the Suburban Showcase Collection in Novi on May 22-23, 2017.  This joint venture with the IAFF Partnership Education Program helps prepare Michigan union leaders for today’s challenges.
    Farmington Hills firefighters Fight for Air
    03/20/17 - Western Wayne Co. Fire Dept Mutual Aid Assoc.
    On Feb. 26, six members of the Farmington Hills Fire Department participated in the Fight for Air Climb at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.
    Opening of the IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery
    03/16/17 - IAFF Local 741
    Brothers and Sisters, Firefighters are constantly called to help people on the worst day of their life, forcing us to see and live with terribe things that some people cannot even imagine. Many times we deal with these situations as if we wear a shield of armor protecting us. However, sometimes that shield shows a weak spot....and something passes through the armor.
    Dearborn Fire Fighters Association Endorses Tom Tafelski for Dearborn Mayor
    03/15/17 - Dearborn Firefighters Local 412
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