LODD-Steve Bailie, July 17, 2020

With deep regret, IAFF Local 1296 Kennewick and the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters report the Line-of-Duty Death of retired member Steve Bailie.  Steve passed away on July 17, 2020,  after a courageous and lengthy battle with cancer. Steve’s illness was directly linked to his long fire career and the time he spent at...

LODD-Mike Zainfeld, September 19, 2019

With deep regret the WSCFF,  Local 3828, and Cowlitz 2 County Fire & Rescue report the Line-of-Duty-Death of Battalion Chief Mike Zainfeld, a 20-year veteran firefighter. Mike died on Thursday, September 19, 2019.  He leaves behind his wife Kelly, sons Braden and Evan and many colleagues and friends. A memorial service will be held...

LODD-Philip Oldham, November 15, 2019

With heavy hearts, the WSCFF reports the line-of-duty-death of Lieutenant Philip Oldham, IAFF Local 4258 Grays Harbor #2 on Friday, November 15, 2019 from Leukemia.  He leaves behind his wife Jennifer, son Andrew and daughter Nichole, his Grays Harbor colleagues, and many IAFF brothers and sisters across the state. A memorial service was held...

Kirk Robinson, October 4, 2019

With great sadness, the WSCFF reports the Line-of-Duty Death of Local 2099, Bothell Professional Fire Fighters Lieutenant Kirk Robinson on October 4, 2019 after a heroic 2-year battle with cancer.  At this time, we ask that the Robinson family’s request for privacy be respected.  If you would like to support Kirk’s family, Local 2099...

LODD-Darlene Gail Raffelson, December 17, 2020

MEMORIAL SERVICE AND PROCESSION INFORMATION With great sadness, IAFF Local 2409 Tumwater Fire Fighters and the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters report the Line-of-Duty Death of retired member Lieutenant Darlene Gail Raffelson on December 17, 2020, after a courageous battle with duty-related cancer. Darlene began her fire service career in 1978 as a volunteer...

LODD-Darrell Wayne Dabling, August 13, 2020

With deep regret, IAFF Local I-24 Hanford and the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters report the Line-of-Duty Death of retired member Darrell Dabling.  Darrell passed away on August 13, 2020, after a courageous and lengthy battle with cancer. Darrell began his career for the Hanford Fire Department in 1973, starting at Hanford Patrol...