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December 2, 2021 at 9:00 amSignature Grand6900 W State Rd. 84Davie, FL 33317 HOLIDAY MEETING FLYER 2021

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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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Fire Rescue Articles

Las Vegas Property Owner Facing Manslaughter Charges From Fatal Fire Sues City

The owner of a Las Vegas property who is facing manslaughter charges over a multi-fatality fire in 2019, has filed suit against the city and his fire alarm company, alleging they and others are responsible for the fire deaths.

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Illinois Firefighter Charged with Theft from Fire Association

An Illinois firefighter has been charged with stealing over $40,000 from a firefighters’ association that he served as treasurer for. John A. Kuhl, 54, has been charged with stealing the money from the McHenry Firefighters Association.

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COVID Pay Prompts DC FLSA Overtime Suit

A District of Columbia firefighter has filed a class action lawsuit alleging the city failed to include COVID premium pay in his overtime, as required by the Fair Labor Standards Act. Jason Collins filed suit today in US District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of himself and all similarly situated DC firefighters.

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Arizona Firefighter Suing for Disability Discrimination

An Arizona firefighter who was terminated in 2017 following recuperation from a knee-injury, has filed suit claiming the department violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. Gregory J. Gannon was a firefighter with the Sedona Fire District.

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