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 This site is intended to keep you informed on Fire and EMS related information as well as information concerning Local 1017, Kentucky Professional Firefighters and the International Association of Firefighters.

General Topics:

  Local 1017 Pres. (r), VP. (l) with IAFF President - Harold Schaitberger (m) - In Vegas
  Letter from Bruce Roberts for State Senator
  Visit to the Phoenix Fire Department by The Phoenix Four  (picture) - 9/5/02
  IAFF Convention & MDA 2002 - Convention Delegate online - 8/16/02
  The New York, NY Tee Shirt Wall in Las Vegas
  George, Jim and Charlie's Retirement Party - 9/05/02
  IAFF 46th Convention Resolutions
  Local 1017 President and V.President w/Mattie
  The Fire Within - article from the Louisville Courier Journal 9/8/02 



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11.21.02 CBS News Exposes Volunteer Fire Bugs... CBS news anchor Dan Rather took on the troubling phenomenon of volunteer fire fighters starting fires when Wednesday night’s 60 Minutes II delivered a telling expose on volunteers and arson.
11.20.02 Schaitberger Urges New Governors to Support Safe Staffing... – IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger wasted no time after the 2002 elections in telling the nation’s governors how important safe and adequate fire fighter staffing is
11.19.02 Fitness on the Front Line: Staying Prepared...The IAFF's latest on-line learning module, "Fitness on the Front Line: Staying Prepared," helps fire fighters explore choices that affect their health and job performance every day.
11.04.02 Local President Bitner, City Settle Suit...Springdale, AR Local 3007 President Dean Bitner has settled his legal battle with the City of Springdale. Faced with a strong likelihood of losing on appeal, city attorneys offered to settle last month’s jury verdict in Bitner's federal lawsuit against the city.
 10.30.02 Bush Fires Local President....Oct. 30, 2002 - President George Bush has removed Prince George’s County, MD Local 1619 President Thomas McEachin from his Medal of Valor Commission, the group that decides which fire fighters and other public safety officers are recognized for actions above and beyond the call of duty.
10.25.02 NIOSH Singles Out Staffing as Cause of Houston Death...The 40-year-old Jahnke, an HFD captain, died while fighting a fifth floor, high-rise apartment fire. Among their findings, NIOSH investigators concluded that, to minimize the risk of the similar occurrences, all fire departments should “ensure that adequate numbers of staff are available to immediately respond to emergency incidents.”
 10.03.02 Purchase Burn Foundation Holiday Calendar and Cards...Oct. 3, 2002 - Order your 2003 IAFF Burn Foundation calendar and newly designed Christmas cards today. Your purchase will contribute to burn research and programs supporting burn survivors.
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  IAFF Unveils Election 2002 Web Site - Election 2002 web site to provide members with information about the IAFF's endorsed federal candidates and efforts to elect a pro-fire fighter Congress. It also contains the latest on IAFF members running for office at all levels of government across the country.




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