Posts Tagged ‘CT firefighter news’


CSFA Seeks Support to Restore CT Firefighters Memorial – Fundraising Dinner Monday, June 6th

Dinner for CT Firefighters Memorial to be Held at Aqua Turf in Southington There has been a lot going behind the scenes for the past several weeks to help raise money for the maintenance of the Connecticut Firefighters Memorial located in Windsor Locks near the Connecticut Fire Academy. Presently, the monument needs some costly maintenance […]

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“Firefighter Cancer Bill” Passes Both CT House and Senate; Awaits Governor’s Signature

House Bill #5262 Passes CT House Unanimously April 21st, Clears Senate April 26th Following unanimous passage in the Connecticut House of Representatives last week, House Bill #5262, “The Firefighter Cancer Bill” passed the CT Senate on Tuesday April, 26, 2016 with only one dissenting vote. At this point, we await only the Governor’s signature for […]

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CSFA Legislative Update – March 30th, 2016 from Ted Schroll, Jr.

(Click the link below to see the entire report)   CSFA House Bill Status Report March 30th, 2016 All, There have been no General Assembly sessions since last week so little has happened to report.  Besides this was a 4 day week.  The House & Senate are scheduled to be in session on Tuesday 3/29.  It […]

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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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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 Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Nominees and Annual Dinner on April 7, 2016

CT Firefighters prep for CSFA Hall of Fame Dinner 2016 It’s time to buy your tickets and make plans to celebrate the best of the Bravest – the Connecticut State Firefighters Association has announced the list of Nominees to be honored at the 2016 CSFA Hall of Fame Dinner.  Firefighters and many others statewide are […]

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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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CSFA Firefighters can apply for the 2015-2016 Andrew J. Flanagan Scholarship now

The Andrew J. Flanagan Memorial Scholarship The Andrew J. Flanagan Memorial Scholarship program was established in 1974 by the Connecticut State Firefighters Association, the Connecticut Fire Chiefs Association, the Connecticut Fire Marshals Association, and the Connecticut Fire Department Instructors Association, to honor the memory of Andrew J. Flanagan. About Andrew J. Flanagan Andy Flanagan was […]

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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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