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The Washington State Council of Fire Fighters

The Washington State Council of Firefighters works to provide the best possible working conditions, the safest work environment, and the fairest wages and benefits to fulfill the needs of Washington fire fighters. We also look out for the communities we serve to ensure that our departments are providing the best emergency response possible to protect our citizens.

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Spokane

Spokane firefighters fight devastating California wildfires

On Friday, October 13, with wildfire season winding down in Washington, Spokane area firefighters headed south to help fight the Santa Rosa complex fires devastating Northern California. Strike Team Ten was comprised of 12 firefighters and three apparatus, led by Spokane County Fire District 8, with  City of Spokane, and Chelan Fire and Rescue. Working […]

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King

Off Duty Firefighter Saves Teen Victim in Las Vegas Shooting

Valley Regional Fire Authority firefighter Dean McAuley, on vacation but always on the job, went to work October 1st when a gunman opened fire on a crowd of 22,000 at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival in Las Vegas. McAuley was attending the concert with friends. “Jason Aldean was out, and the crowd was […]

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Spokane

Pilot Program Pairs Off Duty Fire Fighters with Life Saving Technology

One hundred off duty firefighters in Spokane County will be supplied with AEDs in order to respond to cardiac calls in public and private settings as part of a pilot project for the PulsePoint Verified First Responder Program.

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Thurston

Kelly Fox Accepts CalPERS Position, Resigns as IAFF District Vice President

Former WSCFF President Kelly Fox accepts Chief of Stakeholder Relations post with California Public Employees Retirement System, resigns as International Association of Fire Fighters 7th District Vice President.

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King

Firefighters Ride Raises Funds to Help House Wounded Veterans

On October 6, Washington firefighters will take to their bikes in Seattle’s Occidental Park for a 25 day trip to raise money to build specially adapted homes for wounded war veterans.

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Pierce

East Pierce Firefighters Set to Receive Body Armor for Escalated Threat Responses

East Pierce Fire Fighters will receive body armor for escalated threat response. Fire Commissioners approved the purchase of 32 individual body armor jackets for $76,000 to protect fire fighters responding to active violent events.

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