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Posted: Feb 10, 2016

WFC Call for Nominations

All Members of the Washington Fire Chiefs:   

Our Association election season will soon be upon us.  This is your first notice that the positions of President, Vice President, Position’s # 2, #4, #6, #8 and Western Vice President for the Washington Fire Chiefs Board of Directors are due for election or re-election at this year's Conference in Spokane (May 23-26, 2016).  For further information about these positions, terms, and incumbents, please visit our website at www.washingtonfirechiefs.org and click on the menu option "WFC Board"...

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Posted: Feb 10, 2016

Stevens County fire bond passes after revote

Stevens County Fire District 1 is now getting a remodel after a bond passed on Tuesday during a special election. “It is a great day and a great new start for Fire District 1 and the community we are serving,” Fire District 1 Chief Mike Bucy said in an interview on KREM 2 Morning News. The reason for the special election was during the original balloting last November, not all the proper ballots had all question they should have.
- PUB DATE: 2/10/2016 9:04:37 AM - SOURCE: KREM-TV CBS 2
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Posted: Feb 10, 2016

Fireworks bill to temporarily ban fireworks clears committee

The Island County commissioners may soon have the flexibility they so desired last year to temporarily ban fireworks in times of extreme drought. House Bill 2348, which would essentially reduce a one-year delay in the implementation of fireworks rule changes to 30 days or less, made it out of committee late last month.
- PUB DATE: 2/10/2016 1:47:34 AM - SOURCE: South Whidbey Record
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17 Feb 2016 WFC Webinar Series - All Risk State Mobilization Q&A 2/17/2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
All Risk State Mobilization Q&A
(Instructor: Chief Randy Johnson)  
February 17, 2016 – 10am-11am

Learn more about the All Risk State Mobilization process.  And how best to utilize it in the case of an emergency in your community and how best to assist when another community is in crisis.  Q&A time will allow you to ask all of those questions you need answered!
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19 Feb 2016 WFAS 2016 Spring Workshop - All Risk Mobilization & The Administrative Role 2/19/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

DATE: Friday, February 19, 2016, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
LOCATION: Historic Davenport, 10 S Post  St, Spokane WA 99201  

When a major disaster strikes is your team prepared? Learn what may be expected of your role during a state mobilization. Discover helpful tips to ensure all financial packages are in order, completed and include eligible reimbursements to avoid delays. Our afternoon session will touch on your role communicating to the public and press during the initial stages while anticipating the arrival of the Public Information Officer. Learn what essential information needs to be collected for the mobilization team upon their arrival. This is a workshop not to be missed!

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27 Feb 2016 Training, Safety & Officers Conference 2/27/2016 - 3/2/2016
PRESENTED BY: Washington State Fire Training & Safety Officers 

LOCATION:  Yakima Convention Center 
DATE: 2/27/2016 - 3/2/2016

 "Leaders Emerging From Training" 

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29 Feb 2016 2016 Washington State Training Conference - VENDOR SHOW 2/29/2016 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Annual Fire Training and Safety Officers' Conference will be held in February 2016. Join us for the annual "Vendors Night". This event provides an opportunity for our Fire Service Vendors to meet with many of the professionals in Washington who use, recommend and purchase products and services.

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9 Mar 2016 WFC Webinar Series - EVIP Program Overview with Q&A 3/9/2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
EVIP Program Overview with Q&A 
(Instructor: Bryan Pearson)  
March 9, 2016 - 10am-11am
Learn about the EVIP program, the changes in EVIP 2.1 and ask all of those questions you need answered!
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29 Mar 2016 2016 Fire Mechanics Spring Workshop - Spring Pump Testing Refresher Class 3/29/2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

DATE: March 29, 2016, 8am-5pm
LOCATION: Mark Noble Regional Training Center, Olympia

This one day interactive class will present the necessary tests that are required in NFPA 1911.  We will touch on the proposed changes in the 2016 1911 standard. This class will be 50/50 classroom and hands on at the draft pit.  We will spend some of the time troubleshooting problems encountered during pump testing. Bring your coveralls, hearing protection, boots, a good attitude and be ready to turn some wrenches with fellow fire mechanics!  EVT testing will also be available!

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