WSCFF Holds 80th Annual Convention

WSCFF Holds 80th Annual Convention

The WSCFF 80th Annual Convention was held in Renton, June 18 – 20; and 252 delegates and 22 alternates, democratically selected by members of IAFF affiliates, met to review WSCFF finances, adopt a budget for 2020, set per capita dues, elect officers, discuss legislation, endorse IAFF candidates, and address relevant occupational issues. The body considered and adopted […]

Hook and Batter?

Hook and Batter?

Ann Hoag is known for her tasty confectionary creations.  Not many people, she says, “get to save lives and bake cakes.”  But Hoag, from Local 2024, does both.

Longstanding Partnership Provides Critical Gear to Peruvian Fire Fighters

Longstanding Partnership Provides Critical Gear to Peruvian Fire Fighters

Jorge Gomez and Kurt Loechle Duarte travelled from Peru to attend the IAFF-WSCFF Educational Seminar to meet with WSCFF members and receive a contribution of gear from the Spokane Fire Department.

Governor Inslee Signs Bill Expanding Presumptive Coverage

Governor Inslee Signs Bill Expanding Presumptive Coverage

HB1913 is signed into law—expanding presumptive coverage for cancer related to the occupation and adding protections for other public safety workers.

Fire Ops:  From the Other End of the Ladder

Fire Ops: From the Other End of the Ladder

My shadow talks loudly through his mask — “You got this! I’m right behind you. You’re going to do great. Ready?”

WSCFF.org is BRAND NEW!

WSCFF.org is BRAND NEW!

Welcome to the new WSCFF.org website! For months, the WSCFF has been working behind the scenes to create a better online experience for our members.

Fifteenth FIRE OPS 101

Fifteenth FIRE OPS 101

In March, politicians, policy makers, and journalists donned full turnout gear, ventilated a roof with a chainsaw, put out fires, and had a rocky ride in an ambulance, getting a hands-on experience of a day in the life of a fire fighter.