• March 30, 2020

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    Monday Morning Headlines 3/30/20
    03/30/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Good Monday Morning, -COVID-19 -How to Contact your District VP -Support your Local Businesses -Union Meeting -Photo Request
    Update from President Foster
    03/29/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Dear Sisters and Brothers of Local 858; We are in the midst of an unprecedented event in our country, the fire service, and the Denver Fire Department. This is the first time that our Union has been tasked to deal with a Pandemic that has affected so many facets of our personal and professional lives.
    Maplehurst Dr. Structure Fire
    03/26/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    Just before 4:40 on Sunday March 22nd, Local members responded to a working residential fire in the 400 block of Maplehurst Drive in Unincorporated Douglas County. Initial reports stated a garage was on fire with heavy brown and gray smoke showing. Safety 18 arrived on scene and confirmed this was a working fire in a single carport attached garage to the house.
    Union Office Closed
    03/25/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Brothers and Sisters, Due to social distancing issues, the 12 Lakeside Lane office has suspended office hours until further notice. We can set meetings up on an 'as needed' basis, however, most meetings will be handled remotely. Please let me know if you have any questions.
    Kaiser Permanente Coronavirus Information
    03/24/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Attached you find "What you need to know" and a "Questions and Answer" resources from Kaiser Permanente. This information will hopefully help with some of your questions and concerns. Be Safe and Stay Well!
    PEER Support Resources
    03/23/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Northampton Ct. Structure Fire
    03/21/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 4:34 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2020, Local members responded to Northampton Court in Highlands Ranch after a 911 caller reported a fire inside the house. First arriving units from Station 18 found no signs of smoke or fire visible from the street when they arrived. Upon further investigation they found one person with minor injuries and smoke inside the home.
    April Union Meeting Canceled
    03/17/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    To all Local 858 Members; In response to COVID-19, and the recommendations regarding social distancing, the Executive Board has voted to cancel the Union Meetings scheduled for April 1st and 2nd.  We will keep you informed by various methods and assess the possibility of resuming normal meetings in May.
    Monday Morning Headlines 3/16/2020
    03/16/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Headlines for today: Funeral Services for Phil Apodaca will be a private event. However, a Memorial Service will be held at the Firefighter Event Center, 12 Lakeside Lane from 2 pm until 7 pm with the family arriving around 4 pm if you would like to stop by you are welcome. The 2020 IAFF Convention Delegate voting will continue until Thursday, March 19th.
    COVID-19 INFORMATION
    03/13/20 - Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters
    The IAFF is keeping up to date information about the CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19).  Follow the link to find the latest information. https://www.iaff.
    Mid Week News
    03/11/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Good Morning, We received word yesterday that the Denver St. Patricks Day Parade is canceled due to the Covid-19 precautions. That being said, TONIGHT, the Denver Firefighter Hockey Team, is taking on the Denver Police at the Pepsi Center before the Avs vs. Rangers game. Come cheer them on! Details are attached to this email.
    Saybrook St. Structure Fire
    03/10/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    Just before 3:40 p.m. on Monday, March 9th, Local members responded to a reported house fire in the 9700 block of Saybrook Street in Unincorporated Douglas County. Initial reports from the homeowner stated there was smoke in the the home, but no active fire. When members from Engine 17 arrived on scene they found a working fire in the basement.
    **Correction**Monday Morning Headlines 3/9/2020
    03/09/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Good Monday Morning, (corrected dates) This week the IAFF Legislative Conference is going on in Washington D.C. Dave Foster, Phil Cordova, and Bill Moeder are in attendance and will be working on issues at the national level. Denver Fire Fighters Hockey! Come watch as DFD takes on DPD before the Avs/Rangers Game - Wednesday, March 11th Happy St. Patricks Day.
    Convention Delegate Polls Hours
    03/05/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    The 2020 IAFF Convention Delegate and Alternate Polls are OPEN.
    Union Meeting Reminder 3/4/20 & 3/5/20
    03/04/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Union Meeting Reminder   JUST A REMINDER: The March Union Meeting will be held tonight at 7:00 pm and tomorrow at 8:30 am at 12 Lakeside Lane, Denver, Colorado 80212. This week's union meetings will follow a different format. We will dedicate time for a two-way process to discuss our current situation and our response to get better as an organization.
    Monday Morning Headlines 3/2/2020
    03/02/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Good Monday Morning.
    25 FIRE FIGHTERS QUARANTINED WITH CORONAVIRUS EXPOSURE
    03/01/20 - IAFF Local #1945
    On February 28, we learned that more than 25 members were exposed and subsequently quarantined in Washington state in relation to calls they ran to the nursing home where it has been confirmed that the first death from the coronavirus occurred.
    IAFF Convention 2020
    02/27/20 - Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters
    Membership, Nominations for Local 5 Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the 2020 IAFF Convention will take place at the March General Membership Meetings on 3/10 and 3/11. All members in good standing are eligible for nomination. Voting for those that have been nominated will occur at the April General Membership Meetings on 4/14 and 4/15.
    The PTSD Pressure Cooker
    02/26/20 - IAFF Local #1945
    Coming to terms with a traumatic event is always difficult. If you’re a fire fighter or paramedic struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), you know that symptoms can interfere with your personal and professional life.
    Dry Creek Ct. Vehicle into Building
    02/18/20 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 9:10 on Monday February 17th, Local members responded to a call for a car into a building on W. Dry Creek Ct. in Littleton. When members arrived on scene, they found a car had crashed through the front doors of The Boardroom Sports Bar and Steakhouse. The car was still running inside the business, but the driver was nowhere to be found. Littleton Police also arrived on scene to investigate.
    Monday Morning Headlines 2/17/20
    02/17/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Good Monday Morning, Annual Ball - This Saturday is the Annual Ball at the Denver Hyatt Regency Convention Center, 650 15th Street, Denver. The cocktail reception starts at 4:30 pm, and the Ceremony begins at 7:00 pm. Tickets are still available from the Online Store. Rooms are also available, but you will need to call the hotel.
    TODAY - ANNUAL MEETING- Denver Firefighters Museum
    02/16/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Your Attendance Can Make a Difference. If you are a Denver Firefighter Museum Member than your vote counts! Today at 4 pm,  the Museum located at 1326 Tremont Street will be holding the Annual Board Meeting where you can vote to help keep Denver Firefighters on the Museum Board. Help preserve our heritage by attending and voting in today's board election.
    ANNUAL MEETING- Denver Firefighters Museum
    02/15/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Good morning, Are you a Denver Firefighter Museum Member? Do you want to know what's happening with the Museum? Tomorrow, February 16th is the Denver Firefighter Museum Annual Meeting at 4 pm located at 1326 Tremont Place. ELECTION OF BOARD MEMBERS is on the meeting agenda. Help keep Denver Firefighters on the Museum Board by attending and voting.
    Monday Morning Headlines 2/10/20
    02/10/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Good Monday Morning, EBoard - The Executive Board will be meeting Wednesday, February 12, at 8:30 am in the Board Room at 12 Lakeside Lane. Be sure to let your Vice President know if you have any issues you would like the board to talk discuss. Ball - The Annual Ball is just 13 days away. Be sure to get your tickets from the 858 Online Store.
    Union Meeting 2/5 & 2/6
    02/05/20 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Good afternoon,  Just a reminder that the Union Meeting and nominations for Delegates & Alternates to the 2020 IAFF Convention will be held tonight and tomorrow at February Union meeting on Feb 5th at 7:00 pm & Feb 6th at 8:30 am as well as on March 4th at 7:00 pm at 12 Lakeside Lane, Denver, Colorado 80212.
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