International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 3520 was founded on June 17, 1993 by the Firefighters employed by Pierce County Fire District 22, Lake Tapps Professional Firefighters. On June 1, 1999 the Firefighters of Bonney Lake Fire Department, consolidated with Lake Tapps Fire Department, and created East Pierce Fire & Rescue. East Pierce Professional Firefighters Union, IAFF Local 3520 was then formed. On January 1, 2007 the Firefighters of IAFF Local 2877, Sumner Fire Department consolidated into East Pierce Fire & Rescue. And on April 1, 2010 the Firefighters of the Edgewood Fire Department (Pierce County Fire District 8), represented by the Puyallup Firefighters IAFF Local 726 merged into East Pierce Fire & Rescue creating what is now the present day organization. Our members are involved in the community through fundraisers, charity events, civic organizations, church organizations, and by living in the areas we serve. We are all proud to serve you.