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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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Annual Firefighter’s Ball

Pullman Firefighter’s Charitable Foundation is hosting the 2nd annual Firefighter’s Ball.  This formal event features dinner (steak or chicken, salad, sides, dessert and first drink free.) There is also a no host bar, music and dancing. The event will have a silent and live auction as well as a 50/50 raffle. The mission of the foundation is to […]

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How Many Fire Fighters Does it Take to Save Your Life?

How many firefighters does it take to put out a fire, save a building, and rescue the people inside? Today’s fires burn hotter and faster than ever before. Timing is critical. Fire departments use scientific research and evidence to determine how many firefighters need to be on duty to save you and your house. Adequately staffed fire stations are critical.

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Right to Work is Wrong

WSCFF President Dennis Lawson agrees with former Labor Secretary Robert Reich that right-to-work is wrong for workers. Those advocating for so called right-to-work will say that it protects workers who don’t want to join a union or disagree with its politics.  The truth is, federal labor law already protects those workers.  The real purpose of […]

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Screening Save Young Lives: Fire Fighters Partner with Nick of Time Foundation

“Every three days, a kid in the United States dies of sudden cardiac arrest because of heart conditions that go undetected”, says Valley Regional Fire Authority Battalion Chief Bill Mack. “Simple screenings can help identify risk factors and save lives.”

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Pasco Fire Fighters Fun Run supports ARC and Children’s Development Center

Join your local union firefighters June 10 for a fun 5k run to raise awareness and funds for Arc of Tri-Cities and the Children’s Development Center. Registration is $25 for adults and $15 for kids. Run solo, or bring the whole family to support these critical programs in our community.

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119th Annual Bellingham Fire Fighter Ball

Come out for the 119th Annual Bellingham Fire Fighter Community Ball! Meet your local first responders. Listen to the tunes of the celebrated Bellingham firefighters Pipes and Drums, dance to the music provided by DJ Boy Meets Girl, and help to support the important work of the Burned Children Recovery Foundation.

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