Aaron Meloy, January 26, 2024

With deep regret, IAFF Local 1052 Richland and the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters report the sudden death of Lieutenant/Paramedic Aaron Meloy on January 26, 2024. Brother Meloy grew up in West Richland. He spent his entire fire service tenure with Benton County Fire District #4 (BCFD4). Hestarted as a volunteer/volunteer resident. He...

Ryan Pleasants, January 7, 2024

The WSCFF and Local 404 Walla Walla Professional Fire Fighters are deeply saddened to announce the line-of-duty death of Fire Engineer Ryan Pleasants who passed away Sunday morning, January 7, while on duty.

Cassandra Hansen, January 4, 2024

It is with deep regret and sadness that IAFF Local I-24 Hanford and the WSCFF announce the death of Cassandra Hansen. Cassandra worked as an Advanced EMT with Prosser Memorial Hospital and was a member of IAFF Local I-24. Cassandra passed away on January 4, 2024, at the age of 25. She leaves behind...

Theresa Purtell, January 1, 2024

With great sadness, the WSCFF reports the death of Theresa Purtell, IAFF Local 27 Retired. Theresa was a valued member of the WSCFF Executive Board, serving as 11th District Representative from 2004-2021. She chaired the WSCFF Benevolent Scholarship Committee for many years and served as an instructor for the annual IAFF 7th District FIRE...