Posts Tagged ‘Fire Company’


(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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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 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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A Note to CT Firefighters about “Just Cause” Legislation from the CSFA lobbyist at the State Capitol

A Note for CT Firefighters about “Just Cause” Legislation Subject: Just Cause Legislation Reply-To: T SCHROLL <thschroll@snet.net> A little over a week ago, I asked specific Fire Chief officers to contact their local legislators to pass H. B. #6776, AN ACT CONCERNING JUST CAUSE DISMISSALS FOR MUNICIPAL FIRE CHIEFS out of the Planning & Development committee.  All […]

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