RISAFF proudly hosted our annual legislative dinner in Washington DC. We appreciate the attendance and continued unwavering support from Senator Jack Reed, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Representative James Langevin and Representative David Cicilline.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the brothers and sisters of Baltimore Fire Fighters Local 734.🔥WORKING DWELLING FIRE🔥 200 blk S Stricker St 21223 #NewSouthwestMountClare Council District 9 Councilman John Bullock
557a #BMORESBravest arrived with fire showing from all 3 floors of a 3 story row home. Additional units called.
630a #BMORESBravest fighting fire in several 3 story row homes. There has been a collapse and multiple mayday calls were made by trapped firefighters. #BCFDSOC Special Rescue Team is on scene.
715a 3 of #BMORESBravest were trapped in the collapse; 1 has been rescued & #BCFDEMS is taking to Shock Trauma in serious condition. #BCFDSOC Special Rescue Team continues to work on freeing the other 2
740a 1 more #BMORESBravest has been rescued by #BCFDSOC Special Rescue Team. #BCFDEMS to treat & transport. Condition serious. 1 member remains trapped, crews are in contact & are working to free them.
825a another #BMORESBravest freed from the building. #BCFDEMS treating & transporting to Shock Trauma, condition unk. Rich Langford Baltimore Firefighters Local 734 President is at hospital to supporting our members & their families.
1030a There is no update on this incident at this time. Baltimore City Fire Department will provide information to the media when there is an update on conditions.
12p #RumorControl 3 of #BMORESBravest were transported to Shock Trauma in serious condition. 1 remains trapped inside the house. Anything else is rumor. BCFD will brief media at Shock Trauma when they have an u/d.
2p There is still no update from BCFD. Last information we have is: 1 FF still trapped in the collapsed home 3 FFs transported to Shock Trauma in serious condition. These are the facts. ... See MoreSee Less
Today I introduced a House Resolution recognizing Jan.2022 as Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month in the state of RI. I also acknowledged Lt.Joe Hartman @NK_Fire as he battles this horrific disease.
Today and always we remember the 343 Brother and Sister Fire Fighters and thousands of others who lost their lives 20 years ago today.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all those lost, their family and friends on this solemn day.
Congratulations to RISAFF's Lobbyist Paul Valletta Jr. being honored tonight by the Rhode Island Labor History Society. We appreciate his tireless efforts for the labor movement in Rhode Island and especially for the members of RISAFF
Condolences to the New Haven FD, Local 825, for the LODD of Brother Ricardo Torres, Jr., may he Rest In Peace.
Thoughts and prayers are with the Brothers and Sisters of NHFD and their families. We wish a speedy recovery for those injured, thoughts and prayers are with them also.
I joined Mayor Polisena to visit Johnston’s community vaccination site and meet the team that is working hard to get shots in arms. Thank you to everyone who is stepping up to keep Rhode Islanders safe.
"Your dedication to duty and to this great union has been paramount to moving us forward together." Thank you brothers and sisters in RHODE ISLAND with Newport Firefighters IAFF Local 1080! #ReadyToLead #OurIAFF #TakeBackOurUnion #TeamEdzo
Thank you brothers and sisters in RHODE ISLAND with Lincoln Firefighter's Association Local 3023! I am honored to have earned your endorsement! #ReadyToLead #OurIAFF #TakeBackOurUnion #TeamEdzo @iaff3023
With deep regret RISAFF announces the LODD of Patrick Dragon, Foster Emergency Dispatchers, Local 3422 from COVID-19.
Details on the arrangements will be posted at a later date.
Please keep the Dragon family and the Brothers and Sisters of Local 3422 in your thoughts and prayers