Announcements

National Sound the Alarm Event. Campaign Overview: STA Campaign service delivery window is April 8 – May 8 (may get extended a week) Red Cross will provide an agreed upon quantity of 10-yr smoke alarms for installation Role of the Partnering Fire Department Agree to provide installations & education in their jurisdiction to high-risk residences …

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During a virtual ceremony this morning, many members of various fire rescue agencies in Broward were honored for their service to the region. These awards showcased the amazing work and dedication that the men and women in our county perform each and every day. FIRST THERE FIRST CARE AWARDS Dave Foster Paramedic of the Year: …

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The FFCA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Fire Chief Percy Sayles of Tamarac Fire Rescue as the Southeast Regional Director. Chief Percy is a welcome addition to the board, and we look forward to his contribution. Chief Sayles has been with the Tamarac Fire Rescue for 15 years and the fire …

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The International Association of Fire Chiefs’ Safety, Health & Survival Section has announced its 2020 awards winners. The section awards recognize both organizations and individuals who have made a significant contribution to health and safety within their own organizations and the fire service as a whole. Every year, winners are selected by a committee appointed …

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May 3, 2020 at CS Fire Academy from 8:00 am – 4:00 pmhttps://www.lauderhill-fl.gov/departments/fire-rescue-department/fire-explorers

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Funeral Procession for Donald Todd, III will be Plantation Units Only. All other Fire and Police apparatus must please meet the procession at the church. Thank you for your understanding. Procession will be under way at 2:30 p.m. sharp.  Memorial Service Location: Community Christian Church 10001 W. Commercial Blvd Tamarac, FL 33351 ****All uniformed personnel …

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News

Fire Rescue Articles

Suit Alleges Long Island Fire Department Engaged in Disability Discrimination

A “Fire House Attendant” with the Setauket Fire Department on Long Island, New York, has filed suit alleging he was terminated in violation of state and federal disability laws. Ryan Kilmar filed suit today in US District Court for the Eastern District of New York naming the fire company, District Manager David Sterne and Dispatch Supervisor Janine Leute as defendants.

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Arkansas Captain Resigns Following Arrest

An Arkansas fire captain who was charged with assaulting an Asian man outside a casino, has resigned. Benjamin Snodgrass turned in his resignation to the Bentonville Fire Department on March 23, 2021.

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Long Beach Settles Suit Over Firefighter’s Punch for $250K

The City of Long Beach, California has agreed to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by a man who was punched by a firefighter following the shooting death of a fire captain. The incident that precipitated the punch was an explosion, fire and shooting at the Covenant Manor Senior Housing Project, a high rise building in Long Beach

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Missouri Firefighter Sues Over Age and Weight Discrimination

A Missouri firefighter who was terminated in 2019 for conduct unbecoming, has filed suit contending he was targeted due to his age and a discriminatory fitness policy that targeted his weight. Anthony Bailey filed suit against the Warrenton Fire Protection District earlier this month.

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