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Posted: Oct 18, 2019

The Port of Seattle Fire Department Promotes First Female Battalion Chief

The Port of Seattle Fire Department promoted Stephanie McGinnis from Shift Captain to the Port's first female Battalion Chief during a badge pinning ceremony Wednesday morning. McGinnis will oversee one of four shifts within the Fire Suppression Division that responds to emergencies and calls for the Sea-Tac Airport.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KING-TV NBC 5 Seattle
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Posted: Oct 18, 2019

This Week Then: Seattle Fire Department Turns 130

One hundred and thirty years ago this week, on October 17, 1889, the Seattle Fire Department was created, just a few months after the devastating fire that turned most of the city's downtown into "a horrible black smudge." Gardner Kellogg, a volunteer firefighter since 1870, was named the department's first chief.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Seattle Magazine
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Posted: Oct 18, 2019

Fire damages St. Bernadette Catholic School in south Seattle

A school in south Seattle had to cancel some classes after someone allegedly set fire to one of their buildings. St. Bernadette Catholic School on SW 128th Street in White Center released a statement Thursday, saying a fire caused major damage to their primary building, which houses the pre-school to third-grade classrooms.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KING-TV NBC 5 Seattle
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6 Nov 2019 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training Class - Tacoma Fire Department 11/6/2019

EVIP 3.0 has been streamlined to make better use of your time.  Highlights of this revised program are:

~Updated, Easy to use PowerPoint Slide Program

~Rodeo Forms and Checklists

~Clarification on Continuing Education and Re-certification Requirements


As part of the T-t-T course students will receive the newest EVIP program disk and all needed materials to immediately implement.

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12 Nov 2019 NO SECRETS: LABOR MANAGEMENT SYMPOSIUM 2019 11/12/2019 - 11/14/2019
November 12-14th, 2019
Hotel RL, Olympia, WA

The Washington Fire Chiefs and the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters proudly announce the 2019 No Secrets Labor-Management Symposium. Join us at the Hotel RL Olympia for this jointly-sponsored seminar and explore ways to strengthen the relationship between management and labor in your department. Come and learn about facing the issues we all face—together. For those who need or have yet to establish a solid working relationship, this is a place to take that first step.

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15 Nov 2019 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training Class - Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue 11/15/2019 9:00 AM

EVIP 3.0 has been streamlined to make better use of your time.  Highlights of this revised program are:

~Updated, Easy to use PowerPoint Slide Program

~Rodeo Forms and Checklists

~Clarification on Continuing Education and Re-certification Requirements


As part of the T-t-T course students will receive the newest EVIP program disk and all needed materials to immediately implement.

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4 Dec 2019 2019 WFC Fall Leadership Seminar 12/4/2019 - 12/5/2019
Employment Best Practices for Fire and HR Executives

Location: 
Gallery Room in the Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Dr, Richland, WA 99352

Dates: December 4-5, 9am-3pm

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