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    Norton Shores Fire Department Taking Applications until July 7th
    06/24/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
    Firefighter/Driver - Full-time Date Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017   Department: Fire Department   Deadline: Friday, July 07, 2017 at 3:00 PM Minimum Requirements Graduate of an accredited high school or equivalent. State of Michigan Firefighter II Certification Valid Michigan Drivers License and good driving record.
    IAFF 421 Honor Guard golf outing
    06/20/17 - IAFF 421
    IAFF 421 Honor Guard annual golf outing.
    MIOSHA Occupational Safety Advisor Postion
    06/15/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
    Lessons Seniority Has Taught Me
    06/09/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
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    Flint to Reopen Shuttered Fire Station
    06/06/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
    New firefighter plan latest step to ease north-end Plymouth Township residents' concerns
    06/06/17 - Western Wayne Co. Fire Dept Mutual Aid Assoc.
    Inching closer to reopening a fire station on Plymouth Township's northeast side, elected leaders have agreed to hire three new firefighters amid efforts to improve emergency response time to areas such as Lake Pointe subdivision. The 6-1 decision by the township board came Tuesday as local officials have put the reopening of Fire Station No. 2 on the fast-track.
    Livonia Spree 67
    06/05/17 - IAFF Local 1164
    Come on out to the livonia spree Tuesday through Sunday June 20 - 25 with the fireworks Sunday Night. When you do stop by our Charity Pizza Tent.
    Retirement Party!!!
    06/02/17 - IAFF Local 741
    Please join us in celebration of retirement for Mike, Andy, and Jamie!! See attached picture for details and lets give these guys the send off that they deserve.
    NCPERS Study Highlights Economic Costs of Doing Away with DB Plans
    06/02/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
    June 1, 2017 06:11 AM NCPERS Study Highlights Economic Costs of Doing Away with DB Plans Criticism of public pensions is based on faulty logic, group says.
    Memorial Day
    05/27/17 - IAFF Local 3472
    History Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Over two dozen cities and towns claim to be the birthplace of Memorial Day. While Waterloo N.Y.
    Safety Reminder from MPFFU
    05/27/17 - IAFF Local 3472
    A good reminder from our friends at Firefighters Close Calls:
    Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
    05/27/17 - IAFF Local 3472
    To the agencies, providers and MCAs: At 8:00 am on June 5, 2017, the Department will be implementing our new online licensing system for EMS personnel that will include initial and renewal licensing, as well as license verification.  At that time, all paper licensing applications will no longer be accepted.
    Welcome to Our Family!!!
    05/23/17 - IAFF Local 741
    Everyone please welcome little Kyrie Clark to our firehouse family!!! Congratulations Brother Clark and his wife on the birth of a happy, healthy baby boy. Baby Kyrie was born on the morning of May 22, 2017 at 6lbs 7oz and 19 inches.
    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.
    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
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