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July 2024: IAFF Center of Excellence Upcoming Webinars
07/02/24 - UPFFA
Thursday, July 25, 2024: First Responders Night at Dunkin Park
06/12/24 - UPFFA
2024 UPFFA of Ct. Scholarship Recipients
06/11/24 - UPFFA
2024 UPFFA of Ct. Scholarship Recipients 2024 George Crowley Memorial Scholarship Michael A. Mastroianni South Fire District, Local 3918, IAFF Hailey E. Ledas Hartford, Local 760, IAFF Payton E. Kyle Meriden, Local 1148, IAFF Cassandra E. Starbird Middletown, Local 1073, IAFF 2024 Michael C. Osiecki Memorial Scholarship Gabrielle V.
December 8-11, 2024: UPFFA & RISAFF Health & Safety Seminar
06/04/24 - UPFFA
SAVE THE DATES!! Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut & Rhode Island State Association of Fire Fighters Health & Safety Seminar December 8-11, 2024 - Foxwoods Resort Casino - Fox Towers Accommodations: Your link is all set to share with your attendees.  https://book.passkey.
Ct. State Police LODD
05/30/24 - UPFFA
The Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters of Connecticut sends our sincere condolences to the Connecticut State Police Family and to the Family of the Trooper that lost his life in the Line of Duty this afternoon. Please keep the Family and Troopers in your thoughts and prayers.
IAFF Center of Excellence Upcoming Webinars
05/21/24 - UPFFA
IAFF - Three Federal Grant Opportunities
02/28/24 - UPFFA
02/23/24 - UPFFA
Brothers and Sisters, A new novel and unvalidated approach to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) has been introduced named, “Heads Up CPR.” The IAFF presently does not support this procedure or associated equipment until further research can be performed.
United Diagnostic Services, LLC. Video
12/21/23 - UPFFA
November 13, 2023: UPFFA Endorsement of IAFF Candidates
11/16/23 - UPFFA
We are pleased to announce that the delegates assembled at the 23rd Peter S. Carozza UPFFA Biennial Convention held on November 13, 2023, at Foxwoods unanimously endorsed the following candidates for re-election at the 57th IAFF Biennial Convention in Boston, Massachusetts, August 2024: Edward A. Kelly, General President, IAFF Frank V.
CT Firefighters Seek New Cancer Protection with Access to Workers' Comp
03/22/23 - UPFFA
Over $2 billion in grant funding for the fiscal year 2023 is available for homeland security preparedness programs.
03/13/23 - UPFFA
Over $2 billion in grant funding for the fiscal year 2023 is available for homeland security preparedness programs. These grant programs provide critical funding to help state officials prepare for, prevent, protect against, and respond to acts of terrorism.
January 30, 2023: The IAFF announced that the IAFF has retained three nationally recognized law firms to change regulatory standards, demand PFAS-free gear.
01/31/23 - UPFFA
Today at our Affiliate Leadership Training Summit, I announced that the IAFF has retained three nationally recognized law firms to change regulatory standards, demand PFAS-free gear, and be available to be retained by members and families seeking compensation for PFAS-related illness.
January 23, 2023: UPFFA Position on House Bill 5501 An Act Concerning Alternative Physical Testing Requirements for Female Candidates for Firefighter Positions
01/23/23 - UPFFA
UPFFA of Ct.
2022 Santa Express is at Full Capacity
11/29/22 - IAFF Local 1426
The 2022 Santa Express is full at this time. The enrollment form has been shut off until next year. We thank you for all your support and we look forward to seeing you all out on the road the weekend of December 9, 10, 11.
Instructor Development Seminar
11/12/22 - CTFD Instructors Assoc
2024 Instructor Development Seminar January 11, 1900 Hours, Jan 12 0800 -1600 Hours Central CT State College, New Britain CT Continuing Education Credits for EMS and Fire Marshals. Thursday Night Free admission, Friday $50 for a choice of four presentations. Lunch is provided
August 24, 2022: IAFF & Metro Chiefs Joint Statement on Fire Fighter Turnout Gear
08/24/22 - UPFFA
September 2022: For Immediate Release - UPFFA of Ct. Endorsed Candidates for the 2022 Ct. Statewide Election
08/05/22 - UPFFA
Waterford Professional Fire Fighters Association, Local 4629 assist a local Family
04/21/22 - UPFFA
Waterford Professional Fire Fighters Association, Local 4629: Waterford resident Natasha Dickenson was looking to obtain a bed shaker for her daughter Lexi who is hearing impaired.  She stopped into her local Waterford Fire Station and spoke with Chris Bonanno who then put her in contact with Waterford Bureau of Fire Prevention’s educator Kathleen Peterson.
UPFFA Fire Ops 101
04/08/22 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
April 8th, 2022: On April 4th, 2022, Hartford Fire Fighters Local 760 hosted the annual Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut "Fire Ops 101" program at the City of Hartford Fire Department training facility.
Local 2687 Update on Promotions and New Hires
04/08/22 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
UPDATES ON LOCAL 2687 PROMOTIONS AND HIRING April 8th, 2022- Lieutenants Dave Wood and Dan Such were promoted to Captain, and FF Brian Gilson promoted to Fire Inspector on Wednesday, April 6th.  The swearing-in will be held on Monday, April 11th at 10AM in the rotunda of Memorial Town Hall. All are welcome to attend. March 4 - Captain Kevin (K.P.
Website Registration
03/12/22 - UPFFA
PSLF PROGRAM – Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
03/07/22 - UPFFA
The PSLF program offers complete federal student loan forgiveness after making 120 qualifying payments while working in public service. As you may know, since the Department of Education created a temporary PSLF waiver in October 2021, more than 70,000 student loan borrowers qualified for federal student loan forgiveness under the PSLF program, totaling close to $5 billion in relief.
2022 Scholarship Applications Posted
03/07/22 - New London Fire Fighters
2022 Dr. Wies and John O'Connor Scholarship applications have been posted to the Scholarship page found in the menu above.
Fairfield's Bravest file for arbitration
02/21/22 - IAFF Local 1426
Dear Fairfield, I am writing today to let you know that unfortunately, your firefighters had to file for binding arbitration with the Town’s administration. This is a serious step that we have not had to use in decades, and it occurred because our contract negotiations broke down.
30 Sherman Street
West Hartford, CT 06110

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