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IAFF Votes to Censure Cleveland Fire Chief

Resolution of censure cites complaints about safety and equipment, disciplinary actions and policy changes and numerous grievances filed by the union.

Ed Kelly Secures General President Position in IAFF Election

The results will be made official when the 55th IAFF Convention reconvenes on March 10, 2021.

LODD Anniversary: Firefighter Killed in Collapse at North Carolina House Fire

A firefighter was injured and subsequently died and a captain was injured when the floor collapsed.

Company Officer Decision Making

A discussion about training company officers on the decision making process, including the OODA loop and situational awareness.

Oakland Puts Fire Department in Charge of Mental Health Calls

Oakland city council and union president see fire department better than police to respond to mental health crises.

Lead from the Front: Fireground Tactics and Leadership

March 26: Learn tricks of the trade that “slow the fireground down” and help you stay in control to avoid confusion and chaos at incidents.

Detroit to Work with Local Union and IAFF on Drunk Driving

Two incidents of drunk driving while on duty have occurred within the Detroit Fire Department.

Let’s Have a Drink and Toast All the Brothers and Sisters … Or Maybe...

Drinking and the impact it has on the fire service and the community.

Detroit Battalion Chief Crashes SUV, Arrested for DUI

Detroit battalion chief taken into custody for driving under the influence.

Massachusetts City Council Asks Mayor to Delay Cutting Engine

Officials in New Bedford want mayor to keep Engine 8 open.


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