Retirees Association Moves Forward

Retirees Association Moves Forward

The newly formed WSCFF Retirees Association is dedicated to inspiring, organizing and building a robust, empowered community for retired firefighters.  The Retirees Association Board, made up of LEOFF 1 and LEOFF 2 retired members, was not able to meet in person, as planned, in April.  Nonetheless they continue to move forward to serve the growing […]

WSCFF Locals Provide Critical Information on COVID-19 Quarantine

WSCFF Locals Provide Critical Information on COVID-19 Quarantine

Jeff Wainwright, WSCFF 2nd District Representative and Chair of the WSCFF Wildland Committee, represents the WSCFF at the Washington State Fire Defense Committee (FDC). Here, he reports on the birth of the COVID-19 Quarantine Report.

Resiliency and COVID-19

Resiliency and COVID-19

John Gallup, Local 1747, WSCFF Trustee, and Health & Safety Committee member shares strategies for resiliency and coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.

WSCFF President Dennis Lawson Calls on “Freedom” Foundation to Stop Harassing Fire Fighters

WSCFF President Dennis Lawson Calls on “Freedom” Foundation to Stop Harassing Fire Fighters

On Friday, WSCFF President Dennis Lawson called on State Policy Network President Tracie Sharp and the “Freedom” Foundation to stop harrassing fire fighters at their homes.

Legislature Takes Strongest Stand Yet to Phase out PFAS in Firefighting Foam

Legislature Takes Strongest Stand Yet to Phase out PFAS in Firefighting Foam

Washington State Senate today overwhelmingly approved a bill that closes several major gaps in the state’s effort to phase out toxic PFAS chemicals in firefighting foam.

WSCFF Members Support Striking Swedish Healthcare Workers

WSCFF Members Support Striking Swedish Healthcare Workers

Union fire fighters turned out in force on Wednesday, January 29, to march and rally with striking nurses and health care workers in Seattle.

Remembering Union Leader Ken Strong

Remembering Union Leader Ken Strong

Remembering retired Spokane fire fighter, union leader, mentor, advocate, friend Ken Strong.