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Firehouse Closings Begin in Oakland

Oakland begins temporary firehouse closings on Thursday to save $5 million.

Senator Lisa Murkowski to Chair Congressional Fire Services Caucus

In 2019, Senator Murkowski was named CFSI’s Legislator of the Year.

Voters Consider LOSAP Increase for New York Fire Departments

Brunswick Volunteer Fire Company No. 1, Center Brunswick Volunteer Fire Company and the Mountain View Fire District hope increase helps with firefighter retention.

Proposed Bill Outlaws Foam with PFAS in Ohio

House Bill 328 will require fire departments to find an alternative.

Georgia County Commissioners Eye Cutting Firefighter Retirement Age

Commissioners looked at the possibility of changing the terms of retirement for firefighters and sheriff's deputies to allow them to retire at age 55 with 25 years of employment.

Major Fire Service Organizations Call for Priority Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

We are vital parts of the national public health system and should be treated at the same priority as other front-line healthcare workers, and hospital staff.

Board Approves Paid Staffing Increase for Michigan Fire Department

Two new positions in the Bedford Township Fire Department.

Striving for Mediocrity: The Paralyzing Agent of the Fire Service

If your organization has not encountered this shift yet, consider yourself fortunate, but plan accordingly.
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IAFF Calls on Governors to Give Firefighters, Paramedics Priority Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

Adequately vaccinating fire fighters and emergency medical responders will also allow such personnel to continue serving their communities during this medical crisis.

Massachusetts Officials Meet with Firefighters Over Demands for Changes

Firefighters made demands for management and training changes last Monday and threatened to walk off the job Friday evening.

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