Stories & Events: Spokane County

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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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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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Buttoning Up Spokane County: Firefighters give 130 New Coats to Kids

Firefighters of Spokane County Fire District 9 Wrap up Operation Warm Campaign, give 130 new, American made coats to local children.

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Spokane Firefighters To Construct River Park Square Christmas Tree

Spokane Firefighters are constructing the 50 foot Christmas tree in in downtown’s River Park Square this year.

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Spokane Fire Department to hire 48 new firefighters

Thanks to a $9 million Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant (SAFER) grant, the City of Spokane will soon hire 48 new firefighters.

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Wildland Fire Videos

Here are some videos of fire fighters fighting the wildfires around Spokane during the day https://www.facebook.com/Local3711/videos/1025388140916205/ what the fires looked like at night https://www.facebook.com/Local3711/videos/1025468700908149.  Stay safe!    

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IAFF Local 3711 Union Members Busy During Wildfire Season

Yale Road Fire takes toll on community. Firefighters grateful for support.

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Governor Jay Inslee Talks to Fire Crews in Spokane

  On Monday, August 22, 2016, Governor Jay Inslee was debriefed by Spokane District 8 Union Members who made the initial attack on the Yale Road Fire in the Spokane area.  These union fire firefighters described their efforts to save homes in the path of the fire front.  Jeff Wainwright, WSCFF 2nd District Representative, further […]

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Spokane’s EMS Levy Passes!

Spokane voters gave overwhelming support this past week to maintain a property tax in support of the fire department. The six-year emergency medical services levy passed with 66 percent in favor.

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A Monday Morning with Your Local 2916 Firefighters

Monday Mornings at SCFD9 Fire station 91

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