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Posted: Apr 24, 2017

2 firefighters injured, 4 pets die in Longview fire

Longview and Cowlitz and Kalama fire crews extinguished three fires late Sunday night. The first fire was reported at 7:11 p.m. at North Pacific Paper Company at 3001 Industrial Way. Fire crews were dispatched to put out a conveyor fire that was hard to reach. Next, a garage attached to a home at 1550 S Ash Street in Kelso caught fire.
- PUB DATE: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOIN6
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Posted: Apr 24, 2017

Man seriously injured after crashing into Metro bus in South Seattle

A man was seriously injured after crashing into a Metro bus Sunday afternoon in South Seattle. The man had to be cut out of his car and was transported to Harborview Medical Center, Lt. Harold Webb with the Seattle Fire Department said. The crash occurred on Rainier Avenue South near South Brandon Street a bit before 3 p.
- PUB DATE: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOMO News
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Posted: Apr 24, 2017

PHOTO: Firefighters free motorist from I-5 wreck in Kent

Firefighters had to free a motorist Sunday night from a wreck on southbound Interstate 5 near South 272nd Street. South King Fire and Rescue said the patient was transported to Harborview Medical Center. The Washington State Patrol said the injuries are not thought to be life-threatening and that the motorist wad been driving erratically before the crash.
- PUB DATE: 4/23/2017 11:44:23 PM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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26 Apr 2017 Teambuilding & Leadership with DISC Workshop - Wenatchee, WA 4/26/2017 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

 

What's your current focus with your team?  How can you improve them, both individually and in group, in order to achieve maximum effectiveness and potential?  Do you want to grow them?  Are you forming a new team?

To respond to these and related questions, we have been using DiSC© to help us understand group functioning.  DiSC© is a validated behavioral inventory of our preferences.  It is NOT a personality assessment; the focus is on what people do (behavior), not what their underlying personality characteristics are. 

In these workshops, we will use this concept to help people improve their leadership capabilities by focusing on individual and team behavior. 

LOCATIONS

February  8, 2017 - Lacey, WA
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

March 15, 2017 - Bellingham, WA
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

April 26, 2017 - Wenatchee, WA
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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28 Apr 2017 EVIP 2.1 Regional Training - Shoreline Fire Department 4/28/2017 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Washington Fire Chiefs and WFC Fire Training, Safety & Officers Section are proud to announce that the new Emergency Vehicle Incident Prevention (EVIP) program is approved and in motion! After a laborious update process the new program has been approved by the State Department of Licensing and the Washington State Patrol, Fire Protection Bureau. 

The new program now has a trainer re-certification policy that requires trainers to have a Train-the-Trainer (T-t-T) refresher course every 5 years. Those who have been trainers under previous EVIP standards will still need to receive this most current T-t-T course and use the current course materials to remain a certified EVIP trainer.

Locations Currently Scheduled:

April 28-  8:00am - Shoreline Fire Department, (17525 Aurora Ave. North, Shoreline WA. 98133)

All classes will run 8am-4pm and lunch will not be provided.

As part of the T-t-T course students will receive the newest EVIP program disc and all needed materials to bring the EVIP program back to their departments for immediate implementation. 

REGISTER ONLINE

 

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5 May 2017 Stevens County Fire Chiefs Training Conference 2017 5/5/2017 - 5/7/2017

May 5-7, 2017
Stevens County Ambulance Building
Colville Fire Station

This conference will cover a wide variety of topics including "live fire", SCBA, Operations, Wildland, Unified Command, Fire Behavior, Fire Ground Complications, Building Construction, Fire Service Administration and much more.  We are lucky to have City of Spokane Assistant Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer as our keynote speaker Friday Night.

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8 May 2017 2017 WFAS ANNUAL CONFERENCE: "KEEP LEARNING - SPARK YOUR POTENTIAL" 5/8/2017 - 5/10/2017

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

MAY 8-10, 2017
HOTEL RL OLYMPIA
OLYMPIA, WA

 

The WA Fire Administrative Support Section’s Board is excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2017 WFAS Annual Conference in Olympia on May 8-10, 2017. 

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22 May 2017 WFC Conference: Predict, Prepare & Perform with Good Character 5/22/2017 - 5/25/2017
May 21-25, 2017
Spokane Convention Center

This year's incredible lineup includes, Chief Ronny speaking on Mentoring with "Table Talk", USFA Administrator Ernie Mitchell speaking on National Fire Issues, Scott Gieselhart set to talk about Suicide Prevention, and Ricardo Lockette, telling his personal story. 


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23 May 2017 2017 Public Fire Educator Track 5/23/2017 - 5/24/2017

Join us for an exciting agenda filled with opportunities to learn about ground breaking Washington programs and nationwide outreach programs.

In addition to the very exciting conference agenda, we are co-locating with the Washington Fire Chiefs Annual Conference to bring you increased value and networking opportunities!

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