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.

WSCFF To Form Retiree Association

WSCFF To Form Retiree Association

WSCFF President Dennis Lawson announces the IAFF has approved changes to by-laws enabling the Council to go create a retiree association.

IAFF Trains Washington Fire Fighters to Face Emerging Threat

IAFF Trains Washington Fire Fighters to Face Emerging Threat

The IAFF, in partnership with Eastside Fire & Rescue and the South King Fire Training Consortium, offered new training designed to help fire fighters safely defend homes and suppress fires in Wildland Urban Interface areas.

Washington State Labor Council Recognizes Theresa Purtell for Labor Leadership

Washington State Labor Council Recognizes Theresa Purtell for Labor Leadership

Washington State Council of Fire Fighters (WSCFF) 11th District Representative and retired IAFF Local 27 Seattle fire fighter Theresa Purtell was presented with the Elsie Schrader award for women’s leadership at the 2019 Washington State Labor Council (WSLC) convention in July.