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  • The #PostalProud initiative has expanded to show employees how much they matter to USPS. The latest version of the ongoing campaign will feature postal leaders and customers expressing their appreciation for what employees do

  • Deadly synthetic opioids like fentanyl are being widely sold over the internet, then delivered by mail to doorsteps around the country.

  • 02/16/2018 - In accordance with the 2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement, career employees represented by the APWU will receive a 25 cent per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), effective March 3.

  • Police say a search began Saturday night for 31-year-old Hanover resident Teelah Kappeler after she did not return from her mail route in eastern Jefferson County. U.S. Postal Service employees say Kappeler made her last delivery Saturday around 3:15 p.m. in Switzerland County, Indiana. Authorities say she was driving a white 1994 Suzuki Sidekick, which was her personal vehicle.

  • Although President Trump’s fiscal 2019 budget request touts the popularity and success of the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program, policies in the fiscal roadmap would significantly reduce the Thrift Savings Plan's effectiveness.

  • BRADNER -- A woman was injured, and mail spilled, when a postal service vehicle crashed into a ditch on Monday, northwest of the village.

  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will start using postcards sent by U.S. mail later this year to verify the identities and location of people who want to purchase U.S. election-related advertising on its site, a senior company executive said on Saturday.

  • PETERSBURG, Va. -- U.S. Postal Service officials are investigating after tubs of mail were found in a dumpster at a Petersburg apartment complex Friday.

  • Amazon's reported entry into delivery service won't be as bad for UPS and FedEx as it will be for the United States Postal Service, according to a J.P. Morgan analyst in the space.

  • A 35-year-old driver wound up with his truck’s two front wheels hanging over the side of a brick wall at the entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge Sunday morning after skidding on ice, police said.

  • “(She) then used her index finger and thumb to make the shape of a gun and then pulled her hand back, making the motion of a gun being fired,” the report reads. “(The woman) then spit at (the worker) ... the saliva landed on the left sleeve of his shirt.”

  • The U.S. Postal Service’s money-losing Flats Sequencing System is becoming even less productive and more problematic, according to the USPS’s own statistics.

  • Dallas police received a call reporting a shooting just before 2:30 a.m. Officers went to the scene and found the driver inside a USPS box truck had been shot. The 18-wheeler was stopped in the eastbound lanes of I-30, on the ramp to southbound Interstate-35 — it had crashed against the guardrail.

  • Highlights from the recent Love Flourishes stamp dedication ceremony are featured in a new Postal Service video. The stamp, which was released Jan. 18, is part of the Love series that began in 1973.

  • The Postal Service is reminding employees about its Revenue Assurance team, which works to improve the organization’s finances. The team, which was established in 2015, helps identify and resolve situations where USPS is losing money, such as process gaps that lead to revenue losses.

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Postal Vehicle Fires

We have kept a list of postal vehicle fires since 2014. While not all inclusive, this does show the numbers yearly and provides links to fire information.

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