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1028: The North Tower collapses. The Marriott Hotel at the base of the towers is also destroyed.
1003: Flight 93 crashes in Somerset County, Pennsylvania
0959: The South Tower collapses
0937: American Airlines Flight 77 crashes into the western side of the Pentagon.
0903: United Flight 175 crashes into the south face of the South Tower.
0846: American Airlines Flight 11 Crashes into the North face of the North Tower
At this moment 20 years ago, we went to bed quietly, with no thought that the next morning our World would change forever. That night hundreds packed flight bags they would not live to open. Thousands slept with loved ones for the last time. One never knows what a new day has in store. Let us live each day to the fullest, and never miss a chance to let those dearest to us know of our love for them. So tonight if you have someone in your life that you love, tell them...
Happy Labor Day!
Head to 3 Sheeps Brewing Company this Sunday to help Sheboygan Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 483 support the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Ride is this Saturday. This year also benefiting the Erickson Family.
Awesome celebrating the Championship! Thank you Milwaukee Bucks
Great photo by one of our members going around yesterday and awesome that Bucks made it in 6!! 
But wanted to get the correct information out there that this was not from Milwaukee as Engine 6 and Truck 6 have been closed from budget cuts. Don’t expect to see Bucks in 6 in the parade tomorrow.
Fear the Deer! Go Milwaukee Bucks!
Closed out another very busy 4th of July weekend for our members across Wisconsin. Hopefully you enjoyed some of the festivities safely.
Happy 4th of July!
Each July 4th weekend, thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured while using consumer fireworks. Despite the dangers of fireworks, few people understand the associated risks - devastating burns, other injuries, fires, and even death.
On June 30, we remember the 19 Prescott, Arizona, fire fighters who died in the line of duty when they were overcome by a fast-moving wildfire near Yarnell. The 2013 loss was the greatest loss of fire fighter life in a single incident since September 11.
Rest easy Brother Jeff Erickson!
Thousands of our bravest jumped from airplanes in the dark while thousands more rushed off boats under heavy fire. This day Operation Overlord, June 6th, 1944, the largest military invasion took place, to free the people of Europe.
In Atlantic City remembering our brother former State President of New Jersey Dominick Marino, gone way to soon! He was a dear friend to the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin and all IAFF members! New Jersey Firefighters PFANJ
All gave some, some gave all. In memory of many, in honor of all! Thank you!
Good to be fully vaccinated and able to have the entire Executive Board back together in person working on behalf of the members.
As National EMS Week comes to an end we recognize the critical role paramedics and EMTs play in serving our communities and thank our members again for the critical work they do.
Thank you to all our members and leaders from across Wisconsin for joining us for the Virtual Officer’s Meeting. Great updates and the presentations were very valuable. Also, nice to see the Southeast Caucus get together at Milwaukee Local 215 Hall for some fellowship.
Gasoline must be stored in an approved fuel can or tank. Improper storage is highly dangerous!!
Happy National Emergency Medical Services Week to all our members!! National EMS Week 2021, May 16 - 22. 
Not only are our members Fire Fighters but also EMT's and Paramedics. Our members provide Emergency Medical Services saving lives and making a difference day in and day out. EMS is the backbone of what we do. If you see our members this week be sure to thank them for all they do.
Congratulations to the Metro Milwaukee Firefighters Hockey Club as the A and B teams both won their games yesterday against Police in the Battle of the Badges. 

They were able to raise just shy of $10,000 for the Ignite The Spirit-Milwaukee and Cops for Kids charities!
This week is National Police Week and an opportunity to express our appreciation for all our law enforcement partners. 
It is especially important that we recognize our nation’s fallen officers. This is also an opportunity to thank law enforcement officers and their families for the sacrifices they make every day.
Happy Mother’s Day! We appreciate your sacrifices and unconditional love!
Happy Cinco de Mayo!
International Firefighters’ Day (IFFD) is a time where the world’s community can recognise and honour the sacrifices that firefighters make to ensure that their communities and environment are as safe as possible. It is also a day in which current and past firefighters can be thanked for their contributions. 
And also, May the Fourth be with you!
Keep our Brothers and Sisters of Kenosha Fire Fighters Local 414 in your thoughts and prayers.
Today is Administrative Professionals Day, so we would like to recognize our PFFW Executive Assistant, Cindy McGinnis. Cindy joined the PFFW in 2015. Cindy is an asset to the PFFW and we appreciate everything she does to improve our organization and the work she does for our members every day. Thank you Cindy!
Applications due May 1st! The Richard Garner Memorial Scholarship was created to honor the life of City of Madison Firefighter/Paramedic Richard Garner Jr. who died in the line of duty on April 1, 2018.  Richard was not only a great Firefighter/Paramedic and a dear friend to many, but he was a constant fixture within the Madison community, helping and serving in any way he could. 

Link to application: http://local311.org/?zone=/unionactive/view_article.cfm&HomeID=793464
Today marks the start of Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin.
During a tornado – remember to DUCK: Get down to the lowest level, under something sturdy, cover your head and keep in shelter until the storm has passed.
Today begins National Public Safety Telecommunicators week. We want to recognize the men and women who provide the vital link between those calling 911 and us as first responders. The work they provide us is critical to our mission. Thank you for all you do!!
Bosanko Brothers annual Fisheree will take place Wednesday May 12, 2021 again at Sportsman’s Resort on Wind Lake.
Today is the day Fond du Lac...vote yes!
Attention Fond du Lac!! We want you to VOTE YES ✅ for the Public Safety Referendum on Tuesday, April 6th!
Happy Easter! 🐰
Today we honor World Autism Awareness Day. Autism is a neurological condition that affects how a person communicates, processes information, and how they make sense of the world around them. Once we better understand that, we can better understand their needs.
Opening Day! Let’s go Brewers! Who else is representing? Show us your home team spirit!
President Mitchell speaking to the Wisconsin Workers Compensation Advisory Council today to Start process of getting Stand Alone EMS Members as part of our soon to be PTSD Bill.
World Down Syndrome Day. Had to bring a strong sock game! Today we go out and show support for inclusion of ALL and can appreciate how every person has a positive impact on the world we live in!
Happy St Patrick’s Day!! Please enjoy responsibly.
Wishing a happy International Women's Day to all the strong and dedicated women who help make the fire service and this union great! #InternationalWomensDay
This afternoon President Mitchell was joined by several of our PFFW members to testify in front of the Assembly Subcommittee on Government Accountability and Oversight on AB-17, the PFFW’s PTSD bill that would adequately cover firefighters and police as they face job related PTSD.
Welcoming all our Locals from around Wisconsin to a virtual Fill the Boot Camp with our Muscular Dystrophy Association and all of the IAFF 5th District. We are enthusiastic about 2021 and hopefully a return to normal fill the boot with some virtual efforts. Our members discussed different ideas and learned about the latest innovations in research and treating muscular dystrophy.  Thanks to all our members for being on today and being great advocates!!
Our annual Muscular Dystrophy Association Fill The Boot Camp will be virtual this year and excited that it will be our entire IAFF 5th district together for it.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
President Mahlon Mitchell testifying in support of a PTSD bill at the State Capitol today on behalf of the membership.
On this #WorldCancerDay the IAFF encourages our members to protect themselves at the fire scene. Stay healthy. Sign the pledge www.iaff.org/news/fire-fighter-cancer-awareness-month-ends-with-a-pledge/
The Rochester Volunteer Fire Company is devastated to announce the death of Assistant Chief Cathy Wagner. To say she was the heart and soul of our department would be an understatement. 

From raising her children to her work in EMS and as a registered nurse, she committed her whole life to the service of others. Her generosity and empathy, knowledge and skill built this department into what it is today. 

We extend our deepest condolences to Cathy’s children, partner, family, friends, and anyone who’s lives she touched. She lived to serve and we will continue to serve in her honor and memory.

If you or someone you know are ever struggling with mental health, know that there is help out there. Please pick up the phone. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24 hours a day at 1-800-273-8255.
Thank you Green Bay for another amazing season!!
Congratulations Andrea M. Hall, President of South Fulton Professional Firefighters Local 3920, for inspiring us with your incredible recitation of our nation's Pledge of Allegiance!
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy lives through all those who organize for improved conditions for all!
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