Posts Tagged ‘CT firefighter health news’


CSFA Legislative Update – March 21st, 2016 from Ted Schroll, Jr.

CT House Bill Status Report from our Lobbyist Ted Scroll, Jr.   (Click the link below to see the entire report) CSFA House Bill Status Report March 21st, 2016 All, Many bills were JF’d (moved out) of committee this week.  One bill of particular interest is H. B. #5518.  This bill would place a surcharge […]

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(VIDEO) Rep. Linda Orange testifies in favor of bills that fund CT Regional Fire Schools

State Representative Linda Orange testifies to support bills that fund CT Fire Schools Rep. Linda Orange continued her support for the Connecticut Fire Service this week as she testified before the legislature’s Finance, Review and Bonding Committee in support of House Bill 5518. The bill, similar in language to House Bill 5594, proposes a small […]

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URGENT MESSAGE: WE NEED CT FIRE SERVICE AT CAPITOL TUES. FEB 9TH AGAINST BUDGET CUTS

We Need Your Support in our Fight Against CT Fire Service Budget Cuts Attention all Connecticut Fire Chiefs, CSFA Members and friends of the Fire Service: Please read and share the following URGENT MESSAGE from our President: Greetings to all, The Governor’s proposed 2017 budget was released shortly after his speech last week. This budget […]

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An urgent message from the CSFA Pres re: our work toward cancer coverage for all CT Firefighters

All members, please read the following note from the president of the Connecticut State Firefighters Association: Ted Schroll and Leon Collins attended a meeting of the firefighter’s cancer working group on January 27, 2016. It has been discussed that only firefighters who are CURRENTLY CERTIFIED as interior firefighters (both career and volunteers) will be eligible […]

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CSFA makes Firefighters’ Hazardous Exposure Report available for download.

Firefighters’ Hazardous Exposure Report As Firefighters face more and more potentially toxic contaminants on the job, it is increasingly important to document each exposure. Fire Departments here in Connecticut should complete a Firefighters’ Hazardous Exposure Report. (click link for download) We know that some Departments already use this form, but many more need to begin […]

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Please Support the Rev. Edward Goetz Family GoFundMe Page

Please Support the Rev. Edward Goetz Family GoFundMe Page Firefighters and friends of the Connecticut Fire Service and EMS communities: Many of you know our chaplain, the Reverend Edward Goetz and his wife Cathleen Goetz. These esteemed, dedicated and respected Firefighters have helped countless CSFA members and their families over the years. Ed and Cathy […]

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CSFA Accepting 2016 Hall of Fame Nominations Until Nov. 1

Make your 2016 CT Firefighter Hall of Fame Nominations now! Download the CSFA Hall of Fame Nomination Form Save the Date: Wednesday April 6, 2016 – CSFA Eighth Annual Hall of Fame Dinner When: Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 Where: The Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry Street, Plantsville, CT     CSFA Hall of Fame Award […]

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CT Firefighter Memorial Service this weekend – Sunday Sept. 27th in Windsor Locks

Memorial Service for CT Firefighters at Fire Academy,  Sunday Sept. 27th 12:30pm The 13th Annual Firefighters Memorial Service will be held Sunday, September 27th, 2015 at the Connecticut Fire Academy in Windsor Locks. The service will begin at 12:30pm. Connecticut Firefighters, families and friends statewide are urged to attend as the following Firefighters will be […]

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CT Firefighter Convention Weekend 2015 a Big Success

CSFA Thanks Beacon Falls for Hosting a great Firefighter Convention Weekend! The Connecticut State Firefighters Association would like to thank Beacon Falls and everyone in the Upper Naugatuck River Valley who worked so hard to make our 132nd Annual Convention such a wonderful success. Hundreds joined together as families and friends of the Fire Service […]

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CSFA Legislative Update – May 19, 2015 from Ted Schroll, Jr.

An Update for CT Firefighters from the CSFA Lobbyist at the State Capitol: All, As the end nears, there is more activity.  I have pared down the listing this week to remove all of the bills that have died.  We continue to work on passage of H.B. #5871 the Cancer bill & H.B. #6776 the Just Cause bill.  […]

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