Posts Tagged ‘firefighter education’


CSFA Firefighters in New London County 2016 Convention, Sept. 16-18

Connecticut State Firefighters Association 2016 Convention, New London!!! For the past several weeks, firefighters across the state have been at work behind the scenes preparing for the annual CSFA Convention Weekend. The Connecticut State Firefighters Association is proud to announce that the New London County Fire Chiefs Association has stepped up to sponsor, coordinate and […]

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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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CSFA Legislative Update – April 17th, 2016 from Ted Schroll, Jr.

Connecticut State Firefighters Association House Bill Status Report (Click the link below to see the entire report)   House Bill Status Report April 17, 2016   All, The General Assembly was in session for 2 days this past week.  They did not pass anything that I was tracking. There was a new development this week […]

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CT Fire Chiefs Host Interactive Summit April 1st & 2nd – Registration extended to include Walk-ins

Connecticut Fire Chiefs Address Burning Issues in the Fire Service The Connecticut Volunteer Workforce Solutions Program in partnership with the Connecticut Fire Chiefs Association will be hosting an interactive fire service summit designed to bring together fire departments from across Connecticut to discuss and problem-solve important issues facing the fire service. The Chiefs have extended […]

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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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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 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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