Snohomish County Fire District 1 is scheduling an exam to create an employment list for the position of Lateral Firefighter EMT and Lateral Firefighter Paramedic. There are six foreseen openings once the list is established.
Firefighters from Snohomish County Fire District 1 donated 54 coats to local children last week as part of the national Firefighters Coats for Kids campaign sponsored by the International Association of Fire Firefighters (IAFF).
Members of IAFF Local 1828 in Fire District 1 delivered coats to the entire kindergarten class at Discovery Elementary School south of Everett.
The Moses Lake Firefighters Local 2052 have fighting to keep their fire-based transport service from being replaced by a private ambulance company. If this were to occur it would mean 16 members would be laid off - effectively cutting the Moses Lake Fire Department staff by 50%.
The WSCFF continues to work with an alliance of community and labor leaders joined by elected officials in opposing the existence of oil terminals in Grays Harbor and Vancouver as well as the expansion of a Shell refinery in Anacortes.