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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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King

Eastside Fire Fighters Benevolent Fund Provides Water Safety Program

The Eastside Firefighters Benevolent Fund has launched a new water safety program in east King County. The first of many loaner stations has been constructed at the Lake Sammamish boat launch, and life jackets have been donated by the Paris White Foundation. Each station will have 12 jackets in varying sizes available for the public to borrow and return to the loaner station.

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Pierce

Pierce County Professional Firefighters raise $50,176.00 for the MDA

Pierce County Professional Firefighters accepted the 1st place overall local fundraising award today at the 2017 Washington State Council of Firefighters Education Seminar. Firefighters hit the streets all year “filling the boot” during several events. A huge thank you to our very generous citizens for helping us raise $50,176.00!

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