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      What's New at IAFF 3609
      Today, Rep. Burrows Introduces Legislation to protect first responders from Illegal denials of Worker's compensation insurance claims Read More...
      Download: HB 1521.pdf
      The City of Mission files lawsuit against Lt. Homer Salinas in hopes to reverse the decision of a worker's comp administrative law judge. The City of Mission claims he erred in making his ruling. A press release will be issued for today. Attached see complete lawsuit Read More...
      Download: Homer suit 1.25.19.pdf
      Salinas said Tuesday that he is seeking $100,000 from the insurance carrier to assist in covering for four surgeries he underwent as part of his cancer treatment. At a February news conference, representatives with the TSAFF said Salinas was exposed to carcinogens as part of the hazards of his work as a firefighter that led to his cancer, and Chapter 607 of the Texas Government Code, known as the “presumptive statute,” ensures treatment of job-related illnesses. In a Monday news release, TSAFF announced that the Texas Department of Insurance appeals panel rejected TML’s denial of workers compensation insurance for Salinas’ kidney cancer treatment coverage. TDI Administrative Law Judge Julio Gomez, Jr. ordered TML Intergovernmental Risk Pool to pay for the denied medical care. Read More...
      Mission Fire Fighters are proud to announce we have partnered with Ranch House Burgers II-Mission, TX and Brick Fire Pizza & Inferno Patio Bar Las Doñas Restaurant to provide toys to boys and girls. You can also drop off toys at any Mission fire station. For further information message us or contact jbalderasmfd@yahoo. Read More...
      Mission Dive team performed their regular monthy training.  This particular training is advancing our divers skills with obstacles they may encounter in the water.  Divers are always ready when natural disasters occur or when its a rescue mission.  These types of incidents may occur at anytime and our divers are fully prepared.


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