• December 13, 2019

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    Inverness Ice Rescue
    12/12/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 3:43 p.m. on Wednesday December 11, 2019, Local members responded to an animal water rescue behind the Colorado Athletic Club at 374 Inverness Parkway. A French Bulldog was on a leash and being walked by its human on the trail when it gave chase to Goose. The leash slipped out of the owner’s control and the dog found itself on the icy pond, struggling with the Goose.
    Academy 19-2 Graduation
    12/09/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    Congratulations to the recruits of Fire Academy Class 19-2 on their recent graduation! 27 new recruits will be joining members throughout South Metro’s district this week for the beginning of their probationary period.  Welcome to the family! https://www.southmetro.photography/2019-Images/Academy-19-2-Graduation-Ceremony/.
    Honor Watch
    12/08/19 - Longmont Professional Fire Fighters Association - IAFF Local 1806
    Our deepest sympathies go out to our fallen brother Ken Jone's family.  Please use the following link to sign up for the Honor Watch. https://www.signupgenius.
    Joe Huth elected as District 2 VP
    12/06/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Congratulations Joe Huth on being elected as the next Local 858 District 2 Vice President. Thank you to Morgan Thomas for his time and willingness to stay involved as a Vice President. Thank you to Rick Dodson, Election Commissioner, and Jocelyn Nauslar for monitoring the polls and making this a successful election. Don't forget Santa Clause is coming to town.
    December Meeting Agenda 2019
    12/02/19 - IAFF Local 2376
    Monday Morning Headlines - December 2nd, 2019
    12/02/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Monday Morning Headlines - December 2nd, 2019  Good Morning,  I hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving. As we start in on December, we have quite a bit of info.  - The Polls are still open until Wednesday, December, 4th at 7:00 pm.
    South Parker Rd. Commercial Structure Fire
    11/27/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    Just before 3:40am on Wednesday, November 27th, Local members responded to a reported commercial fire in the 10600 block of S. Parker Road.  Parker Police Department got on scene and confirmed a fire on the roof, upgrading the call to a working commercial structure fire. Members arrived to find the fire located on the roof of Denver Auto Company. Tower 45 positioned on Parker Rd.
    Interstate 25 MVA/MCI
    11/22/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    Just after 17:00 on November 21st, 2019 Local 2086 and 4116 members responded to an MVA with extrication needed on northbound I-25 between Castle Pines Pkwy and Ridgegate Pkwy in Surrey Ridge. First arriving Engine 36 reported multiple vehicles across the highway, assumed command and requested the northbound lanes be closed.
    19-2 Academy Hell Night
    11/22/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
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    Middleham Pl. Car into a House
    11/20/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 4:21 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19th Local members were dispatched to a call for a car crash into a home in the 7200 block of Middleham Pl. in Castle Pines.
    Santa Claus is coming to Town!
    11/19/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Santa Claus is coming to the Denver Firefighters Muesum on December 6th and 7th before the Parade of Lights. Visit Santa, have a snack and head to the Parade of Lights. Don't waste your time standing in line at the mall, come to see the man himself, up close and personal where you can squeeze, hug, dance, and take pictures with Santa.
    Denver Nuggets Union Night
    11/19/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    UNION NIGHT AT THE Phoenix Suns vs. Denver Nuggets November 24th, 2019 • 6:00pm • Pepsi Center ORDER TICKETS ONLINE AT: Click this Link: https://Nuggets.KSETickets.com/Union_Night * Disclaimer: Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis and are subject to availability. Pricing is subject to change without notice. Seating is limited so purchase your tickets early.
    2019 Election Poll Hours
    11/15/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    There has been some confusion regarding when the Election Polls are open and closed at the Local 858 Office. . The Polls will be open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm.  The Polls will be closed on Thursday, November 28th, for Thanksgiving.  The Polls will also be closed from 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm for lunch.
    Monday Moring Headlines November 11, 2019
    11/11/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Thank you to all of our Denver Firefighter Veterans that have chosen to continue there career on the fire department. We honor and express our gratitude to you for serving in our military and protecting our freedom.  - Remember, our Union Offices will be closed today and will resume regular hours on Tuesday.
    EMS Training
    11/08/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    Today wrapped up two weeks of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) training for Mass Casualty Incidents involving technical rescue techniques.  https://www.southmetro.
    Rapp St. Car into a Building
    11/08/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 1:21 p.m. on Wednesday November, 8th Local members responded to reports of a car into a a building in the 5700 block of S. Rapp St. in downtown Littleton. When the call came in there were also reports of people standing on the roof of the structure waiting for help because the car was blocking their exit path.
    Foxwood Ct. Structure Fire
    11/05/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    On Tuesday, November 5th, Local members responded to a town home fire with a report of someone trapped on Foxwood Court in Parker. Upon arrival smoke was visible and members from Medic 41 went inside for search, rescue and fire control. They used a water extinguisher to control the flames and worked with Tower 45 to conduct searches inside.
    Cedar Street Structure Fire
    11/05/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    During the evening on Saturday, November 2, 2019, Local members responded to a house fire in the 5400 block of South Cedar Street in Littleton. When members arrived, they observed flames coming from a second-floor window of the split-level home. Members conducted a transitional attack to darken down the fire before moving inside the structure to fully extinguish it.
    2020 Ball Tickets and Rooms now available
    11/04/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Hello all members, Tickets and rooms for the 2020 ball are now available to purchase.  The ball is being held Saturday February 22nd, and rooms are available February 21st-23rd. To purchase tickets simply call the union office or go to iaff858.org and visit the online store.  A link for hotel rooms is below.
    Meadow Bridge Way Structure Fire
    10/27/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 12:17 a.m. on Sunday October 27th, Local members responded to a house fire at 12471 Meadow Bridge Way in Parker. When members arrived, they found one side of the home engulfed with flames and melting the siding on the neighbor’s house. The exterior fire was quickly darkened down and flames were found extending through the attic space.
    New Aetna Medicare Plan
    10/24/19 - Retired Fire Fighters Association of Denver
    The IAFF and Aetna have partnered to offer retired IAFF members an alternative Medicare Advantage Plan. You can review the synopsis flyer here by clicking on the link or you can go to their website, iaff-fc.aetnamedicare.com, to see the full benefit plan. You can also call them at 1-866-246-8039.
    Davies Way Structure Fire
    10/23/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 5 a.m. on Wednesday October 23rd, Members responded to a house fire in the 500 block of West Davies Way in Littleton. Upon arrival members encountered a heavy volume of fire consuming the attached garage, deck, bushes and starting to spread into the home.  Littleton Police Officers confirmed everyone safely exited the home and evacuated the neighbors.
    Academy Family Night
    10/23/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    Families and friends of our current 19-2 Fire Academy recruits got to come out to the drill ground to see what their loved ones have been learning! https://www.southmetro.
    Chatfield Brush Fire
    10/17/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
    At 12:55 p.m. on Thursday Local 2164 and 1309 members responded to a vegetation fire in the open space south of Chatfield State Park and east of Roxborough Park Road in Douglas County. When members arrived, they found several acres of grass and weeds on fire being pushed by a south breeze. The incident was upgraded to a large brush fire response and additional resources were dispatched.
    MDA Top Golf Tournament
    10/16/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    This Sunday October 20th from 9:45am to 1:00pm Topgolf in Centennial will be hosting a benefit for MDA!  Indiviuals and Teams can sign up here: Sign up your team here: https://one.bidpal.net/firefightertopgolf2019 Individuals are $85 and Teams of 6 are $500 -  Additional information can be found on the attachment or for questions, please contact: Marissa Briceno | 303.691.
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