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February 06, 2016

We Will Never Forget

   Worcester 6     

December 3, 1999

FDNY 343 

 September 11, 2001


What's New at Local 30

Contact FF Bryan O'Neil ASAP if planning on attending any or all of these classes


Brothers and Sisters,

We've reserved the maximum amount of the rooms held for us by the Sonesta at the reduced rate. They can't reserve another block of rooms at this time due to another function being held the same night. However, there's a possibility that we will be able to get the reduced rate after February 9th. To guarentee a room, we recommend that you reserve one now at the given rate and then check back with them about the reduced rate on or after February 9th. Our contact's name is Bianca.

Thank you and sorry for any inconvenience!


Congratulations FF Jeremy Collins

Season 31 Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance 


We're so happy for you & your family

and also very proud of the way you represented yourself and the CFD!

Thank you



Brothers and Sisters,

Local 30 has designed a mobile app for both Apple and Android phones. Search the App Store or Google Play for “Cambridge Local 30”, “Local 30”, or “IAFF 30”. The app is synced with the website and will give the membership another outlet to receive up-to-date information and notifications at the convenience of your phones. In addition to the existing content from the website, some new key features on the app includes Shift Trade Requests and most importantly, faster/easier access to the Detail Availability and Shift Calendars. Local 30 will be utilizing Push Notifications in addition to the email blasts and text messages. (Please Note: Members must Allow notifications when the app is downloaded to receive them). The app is free and is also available to the public. There is a Member Resources section for the private union/department information. Your USERNAME and PASSWORD to access the Member Resources and Shift Calendar sections will be the same as it is for the website. To make it hassle free and faster to navigate for each future use, you will only need to enter your information upon the initial login. For new and existing members, it’s very important to update your information and notification options on the website in the User Settings. Please add your personal email and cell phone # to help maximize our communication efforts. Your info is secure and will not be available to anyone outside the L30 member directory! However, if you still have concerns, there is also an option in the settings that your email will not be viewable to the directory but can still receive notifications.  

Please contact me if you need to set up your login for the website. As always, please let me know if you have any questions, problems, or requests about either the website or the mobile app.


Thank you,


Lieutenant Brandon Hugh

Engine 5  /  Group 3

Local 30 Webmaster

MDA Coordinator

(617) 529-1844

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For those of you who still visit our website, the Member Log-In was updated to active members only. The reason behind this change was for easier utilization and tracking of the new "Member Resources" notification features on the website and our new mobile app. The majority of the content will continue to be available wihout a password. Some of the non-sensitive items were moved to the main menu and others will have the password protection lifted for your convenience. Use the "Contact Us" form if you're interested in receiving a new login to have access to any specific Member Resources folders. 

Thank you for your understanding and we wish you all a long, happy, and healthy retirement!


All Members,

Please see the attached pdf copy of a letter from Chief Patrick Sullivan of the Somerville Fire Department.


Cambridge Local 30 is proud to announce our endorsement for Edzo for IAFF by unanimous vote from our September Union Meeting ?#‎ImWithEdzo?? #‎Edzo2016?


Local 30 would like to acknowledge the following members for their recent commendations:

Lt. Kevin Mercer (Engine 6)

FF Jay Martel (Ladder 3)

FF Michael Murphy (Ladder 4)

The General Orders are attached for more information

Download: GO 46-2015 Commendation.pdf , GO 47-2015 Commendation.pdf

Brothers and Sisters,

I am writing to inform you of some developments within the Local. The IAFF has approved our recent Bylaw changes as voted on by the membership. This approval was made on September 8th, 2015. The IAFF’s role in the approval of Bylaws is to determine that they are consistent with the IAFF’s Constitution and Bylaws. This process can sometimes take up to a month. After speaking with the IAFF Legal Secretary they were happy to expedite the process for us.

With this approval, and at the will of the members, your Executive Board acted on the provisions in Article VI, Section 1. President Haynes communicated with legal firms and the Executive Board has retained the services of Pyle Rome as General Counsel. Pyle Rome is a firm based in Boston. They exclusively represent Labor, and many of their clients are Fire Fighting locals from all parts of the Commonwealth. Your Executive Board has already met with a partner in the firm to discuss the upcoming bargaining process.

The Bargaining Committee has been selected. The first meeting of the committee took place on September 23rd. We hope to meet with The City for our first session in the near future.

The Executive Board position has been filled. A vote was conducted and Michael Dwyer won the election. We want to thank all of you who expressed interest in the Executive Board position. We look forward to your continued interest in the business of our Local.


Chris Haynes

President, Local 30

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