Planning a Memorial
The WSCFF has worked with the IAFF, Washington Fire Chiefs, Washington Fire Commissioners Association, and the Washington State Fire Fighters’ Association to establish these policies and procedures regarding member deaths.
Please notify the IAFF 7th District Vice President and your WSCFF District Representative in the event of a member death.
Policies and Procedures
Washington State LODD Policies and Procedures
Washington State Firefighter Death Policy
Washington State LODD Determination Quick Sheet
Washington State Time Sensitive Notifications and Chiefs Check List
Washington State LODD Benefits and Survivors Guide
Washington State Cancer Medical Death
RCW 51.32.185, Subsection 3
(exact presumptive cancers to be considered a line of duty death)
Washington State Protocols and Wording
Washington State PIO Best Practice
Washington State Non LODD Policies and Procedures
The National Police and Fire Foundation is a non-profit that provides memorial websites and donation collection sites to support the families of first responders in times of need.
Washington State Fallen Firefighters Memorial Foundation
The Washington State Fallen Firefighters Memorial Foundation (WSFFF) was established in partnership with the Washington State Fire Chiefs Association, the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters, the Washington State Fire Fighters’ Association and the Washington Fire Commissioners Association to establish a permanent memorial to the fallen fire fighters of Washington State on the Washington State Capital campus and to assist the families and fire departments of fallen fire fighters.
Washington State Fallen Firefighter Memorial Events
A memorial to Washington State’s fallen fire fighters will be held August 13, 2023 at the Washington State Fire Training Academy in North Bend, WA.
Each year, at the IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial in Colorado Springs, the IAFF honors the sacrifices made by IAFF members who have given their lives in the line of duty. September 16, 2023. Find more information here.