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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.

Thank you to IAFF Edward A. Kelly IAFF General President , Frank Lima - IAFF GST, IAFF District 3 VP Jay Colbert and the many other staff and support personnel from the IAFF who joined us, as well as the leadership from our other 3rd district IAFF State Associations.

Thank you to all our RISAFF locals and members made this year’s legislative dinner our highest attended yet, we appreciate all members who took the time to attend.
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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.
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Our thoughts and prayers are with the brothers and sisters of Baltimore Fire Fighters Local 734.

Thank you RI State Representative Julie Casimiro for your continued efforts to support Fire Fighters in Rhode Island and bringing awareness to Fire Fighters who are battling cancer.
We appreciate your recognition of brother Joe Hartman , North Kingstown Local 1651 and supporting his fight.
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Thank you RI State Representative Julie Casimiro for your continued efforts to support Fire Fighters in Rhode Island and bringing awareness to Fire Fighters who are battling cancer. 
We appreciate your recognition of brother Joe Hartman , North Kingstown Local 1651 and supporting his fight.Image attachmentImage attachment

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Captain Thomas L. Geremia Jr. and our brothers and sisters of Providence Fire Fighters Local 799. ... See MoreSee Less

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Captain Thomas L. Geremia Jr. and our brothers and sisters of Providence Fire Fighters Local 799.

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Congratulations to Cranston Fire and Cranston Police for a great hockey game to raise money to benefit Matthew Dennison and Kevin MacDonald.

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The Officers & Members of @BCFDL734 & @officers964 regretfully announce the line of duty deaths of:

-Lt Paul Butrim
-FFPM Kelsey Sadler
-FFPM Kenneth Lacayo

Please keep their families in your prayers as well as the firefighter who remains hospitalized.

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.
#cancersucks
#keepfightingjoe

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Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Captain Thomas L. Geremia Jr. and our brothers and sisters of Providence Fire Fighters Local 799.

On this day we Honor all that have served to protect our Country. We appreciate and are thankful for your service.

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

Happy Independence Day!

Thank you to all our members working this holiday weekend, stay safe brothers and sisters!

Honoring all those who have served and fallen for our country and our freedom. Thank you all for your service, you are not forgotten.

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.

Applications are open! Need your policy numbers or get a policy for your child, let me know. Ready to apply? Follow the link. https://www.pfia1913.org/scholarship.htm

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.

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"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

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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

Just kicking off the 2020/21 New England Conference of Fire Fighters. #OurIAFF #IAFFDist3VP @IAFFNewsDesk @THE_PFFM @PFFNH @PFFMaine @PFFV @risaff @upffa

RISAFF wishes everyone a safe, healthy and Happy Thanksgiving!
To all our Brothers and Sisters working today to protect others stay safe, we are all thankful for your service.

Rhode Island State Association of Fire Fighters proudly and unanimously endorse Jake Lamonda for IAFF General Secretary Treasurer. @JakeforGST #EdKelly #IAFFNewsDesk #JayColbert

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and freinds of Cranston Fire Fighter Jason Kornberg, may he Rest In Peace.
To our brothers and sisters of @IAFF1363 our sincerest condolences, thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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