It’s a beautiful morning in Fairbanks, Alaska. We are kicking off 7th District Caucus with a great team building event! We are breaking down walls across the four states in the Magnificent 7th and learning all that we can from each other. #UnionStrong #UnionByChoice ... See MoreSee Less

It’s a beautiful morning in Fairbanks, Alaska. We are kicking off 7th District Caucus with a great team building event! We are breaking down walls across the four states in the Magnificent 7th and learning all that we can from each other. #UnionStrong #UnionByChoice

We are proud to welcome in four new members to Local 2024! #UnionStrong #WSCFF ... See MoreSee Less

We are proud to welcome in four new members to Local 2024! #UnionStrong #WSCFF

 

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Congratulations to the newest members.

Welcome!

What the hell, swearing them in in a janitors closet??? Come on!!! A little formality

Congratulations and welcome aboard. And thank you for noticing my shoelace was untied yesterday and stopping to tie it for me. Great attention to safety! (And watching out for a commissioner).

We had a packed house last night at the meeting so this was the only spot for them to stand. Right inside the door in the EOC at 2’s

Congrats and welcome to the best job in the world.

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South King County Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 2024

We will stand and fight with you every step of the way! It’s important we all stand in solidarity with our educators across the state!

Federal Way Education Association
Dear union siblings in Longview Education Association, Evergreen Education Association, Vancouver Education Association, Hockinson Education Association, Ridgefield Education Association, @Battleground Education Association, Centralia Education Association, and Washougal Teachers, we stand with you. Stay strong! We also stand with Sumner EA, Seattle Education Association, Puyallup Education Association, Mercer Island Education Association, We Teach Tacoma - Tacoma Education Association, Tukwila Education Association and others who are hoping to reach a strong TA before having to strike. #FWEAStandsWithYou
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Teachers are tasked with educating future generations! This is one of the most important jobs in public service. We are proud to stand tall with WEA members across the state while they fight for the fair wages and benefits they deserve. #WSCFF #WEA ... See MoreSee Less

Teachers are tasked with educating future generations! This is one of the most important jobs in public service. We are proud to stand tall with WEA members across the state while they fight for the fair wages and benefits they deserve. #WSCFF #WEA
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South King County Professional Firefighters is comprised of 130+ union firefighters committed to providing quality service to the citizens in which we serve. South King Fire & Rescue covers nearly 41 square miles and protects nearly 160,000 citizens. The district is made up of what used to be five (5) former fire districts.

What started with one engine in a barn and a handful of volunteers, known as King County Fire Protection District No. 39, grew through the years as the district merged with its original neighbors in King County, King County Fire Protection Districts No. 22, 30 and 32. The fire district retained its identifier as King 39, although over time the fire district simply became known as the Federal Way Fire Department.

In 1991, the City of Federal Way annexed into King 39 which allowed the fire district to continue to provide service for the newly formed city as a stand alone fire district. In 1999, the Federal Way Fire Department celebrated 50 years of service to the greater Federal Way community.

Then, in September of 2005, the citizens within the City of Des Moines voted to have their fire district, King County Fire Protection District No. 26, merge with King 39 to form a larger fire district effective January 1st, 2006. The “merged” fire district would retain the identifier of King County Fire Protection District No. 39, with a name “to do business as” adopted by the Board of Fire Commissioners and the King County/Metro Council of South King Fire and Rescue.

Prior to the merger with King 39, District No. 26 enjoyed a rich history itself having served the citizens within the City of Des Moines since April 30th, 1945. The City of Des Moines annexed into the fire district in 1986. District No. 26 celebrated 50 years of service to the citizens of Des Moines in 1995. Then, on January 1st, 2006, District No. 26 merged with District No. 39 to form South King Fire and Rescue.

South King Fire and Rescue now protects citizens in the cities of Federal Way and Des Moines, as well as a portion of unincorporated King County. The district employs over 150 dedicated members, and responds with a career force of firefighter-EMTs ready to respond day and night to fires, medical calls and other emergency needs. The department also provides specialized services to the community in rescue, hazardous materials, fire prevention, safety education and fire investigation.