Treat and Refer Law Saves Money, Increases Availability of Emergency Resources

Treat and Refer Law Saves Money, Increases Availability of Emergency Resources

  In May, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation supported by the WSCFF and sponsored by Representative (and Mason County firefighter) Dan Griffey, that will save millions of dollars in health care costs and increase the availability of emergency resources by helping first responders to identify and connect those who call 911 for non urgent […]

Firefighters to Spokane City Council:  Let the Voters Decide

Firefighters to Spokane City Council: Let the Voters Decide

The state’s professional fire fighters today urged the Spokane City Council to allow voters to decide the future of oil and coal traffic through downtown Spokane. Washington State Council of Fire Fighters (WSCFF) President Dennis Lawson and Spokane Firefighters Union President John Goodman joined with members of the Solidarity Roundtable on Oil in a letter supporting […]

WSCFF Files Complaint against Shady Solicitors Claiming Fire Fighter Affiliation

WSCFF Files Complaint against Shady Solicitors Claiming Fire Fighter Affiliation

…the AFP has no association with the WSCFF. …We want to inform residents that Washington’s union fire fighters are not involved in cold calling people for contributions.”

WSCFF Files Complaint against Shady Solicitors Claiming Fire Fighter Affiliation

WSCFF Files Complaint against Shady Solicitors Claiming Fire Fighter Affiliation

Dennis Lawson, President of The Washington State Council of Fire Fighters (WSCFF), filed an official complaint this week with the Washington State Attorney General’s Office against The Association for Firefighters and Paramedics (AFP), because the organization is using paid telemarketers who are calling Washington resident claiming to be affiliated with Washington fire fighters and paramedics, attempting to raise money for burn victims in our state.

May is National Electrical Safety Month

May is National Electrical Safety Month

Protect your home and family from electrical home fire dangers

Legislators Vote YES for Kids and Firefighters

Legislators Vote YES for Kids and Firefighters

In early February, nearly 300 union fire fighters from across Washington State came to Olympia to meet with their elected officials in the House and the Senate, to educate them and to ask for their support for legislation important to the fire service.