WA | Wednesday News from the Fireground

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Here are the fire news headliners from each Department for Wednesday, December 8, 2021.

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MOUNTAIN VIEW FIRE AND RESCUE

Volunteer Firefighter Opportunity | MVFR is looking for folks who wish to join this great Fire Agency as a Volunteer Firefighter. They are accepting applications for their February 2022 Training academy. The deadline is 12/31/2021. Application and details are located at http://www.mvfire.org.

BOEING FIRE DEPARTMENT

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Credit | Boeing Firefighters IAFF Local I-66

This morning, Moses Lake Firefighters, Boeing Firefighters IAFF local I-66 along with The Boeing Company, IAM District 751, Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA) Collectively donated $5,000.00 for the Firefighters For Kids Foundation, a group that’s supported and operated by our Union Brothers and Sisters from the City of Moses Lake.

Annually, Firefighters work together in Moses Lake to collect and donate to local organizations in their local communities.

Boeing Fire would like to give a BIG shoutout to their Brothers Mike Miner, D.J. Sweet and Eddie Rogers, for their tireless efforts, dedication, time invested in this great organization, and making a difference in their location communities.

Way to Go, Firefighters! Thank you for what you are doing out there. YOU all ROCK!

ALL FIRE DEPARTMENTS

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Move Over Campaign | The S.E. Thurston Fire Authority on behalf of all Fire Departments would like to remind drivers to please slow down and move over in all areas of the State and pay attention to the road, conditions, other vehicles, and your surroundings. They wish you have a safe holiday so that you can go home to your family, friends and loved ones, including all First Responders.

Photo Credit | S.E. Thurston Fire Authority

EAST PIERCE FIRE DEPARTMENT

New Apparatus | In 2018, citizens approved a bond for the Fire Department to purchase new apparatus to be added to their current aging fleet.

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As of today, these two Pierce Enforcer Pumpers by Pierce Mfg and Hughes Fire Equipment Inc, Engines 111 and E116 have made it to their new FD destinations and citizens will soon these two responding to calls soon. These are the two remaining engines that will be replacing two aging apparatus and everyone will soon the aging fleet as a faded memory. The East Pierce Firefighters IAFF Local 3520 says, “We can’t THANK our citizens enough for approving the 2018 bond to allow us to purchase these engines and build new fire stations.”

WEST PIERCE FIRE & RESCUE

Photo Credit | WPFR

It Takes a Village | The behind-the-scenes look of those who work in the maintenance unit of the Facilities Department were seen in action, spreading Holiday Cheer by installing holiday lights and adding the four bright blue stars that shine in honor of the Fallen Four, remembering and honoring the lives of the four Lakewood Police Officers.

The Fire Department wishes to THANK these amazing employees whose everyday actions in keeping all facilities well-cared for and the exterior beautified and maintained. Your tireless efforts, dedication and commitment do not go unnoticed. KUDOS!

MARYSVILLE FIRE DISTRICT

Move Ups | Firefighter Hayley Peterson, wife and mother is being recognized by her Fire Department for graduating from the Snohomish County Fire Training Center after being promoted to a Career Firefighter in June of this year. She was awarded the Training Academy’s Lion’s Heart Award, for her grit, determination and perseverance in reaching her goals.

Captain Ricky Williamson completed his Company Officer training at the Training Academy and has been promoted to this well-deserved rank.

MFD Captain Chad Hale will take on a new bigger role at the Academy next year, after serving as their Training Officer.

Photo Credit | MFD

CAMANO ISLAND FIRE AND RESCUE

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Transitioning | CIFR FF Bradford is leaving the Agency to head over to Redmond Fire. His last shift was today. Photo Credit | CIFR

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