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3 days ago
Yakima Firefighters IAFF Local 469

Last night was a busy night for crews. Between another fire at the Buckingham Apartments, a homeless encampment fire at the same time, and a third fire later in the morning, there were periods of time where there were zero YFD resources available in the city.

Thankfully, East Valley was able to quickly send a brush truck to assist with the greenway fire while all YFD crews were on the apartment fire and greenway fire.
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Last night was a busy night for crews. Between another fire at the Buckingham Apartments, a homeless encampment fire at the same time, and a third fire later in the morning, there were periods of time where there were zero YFD resources available in the city. 

Thankfully, East Valley was able to quickly send a brush truck to assist with the greenway fire while all YFD crews were on the apartment fire and greenway fire.Image attachment

During month 9 of probation, our probationers are required to learn the arts of pumping and operating the engines. They will finish up with 3 more months of probation as drivers/operators and are expected to be proficient in this craft before they can graduate! #iaff469 ... See MoreSee Less

During month 9 of probation, our probationers are required to learn the arts of pumping and operating the engines. They will finish up with 3 more months of probation as drivers/operators and are expected to be proficient in this craft before they can graduate! #iaff469Image attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment

Our new E95 responded to a mutual aid fire with East Valley for structure protection! E95 ended up protecting semi trucks and trailers from spot fires. #iaff469 ... See MoreSee Less

Our new E95 responded to a mutual aid fire with East Valley for structure protection! E95 ended up protecting semi trucks and trailers from spot fires. #iaff469Image attachmentImage attachment
3 weeks ago
Yakima Firefighters IAFF Local 469

This week, 6 of our current Month 9 probationary firefighters began their month long “Driver Academy.”

During this month long academy, they will learn the ins and outs of driving the apparatus, and pumping and hydraulics.

Keep up the hard work!

#iaff469
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This week, 6 of our current Month 9 probationary firefighters began their month long “Driver Academy.”

During this month long academy, they will learn the ins and outs of driving the apparatus, and pumping and hydraulics. 

Keep up the hard work! 

#iaff469

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Our 2 new engines have finally arrived! ... See MoreSee Less

Our 2 new engines have finally arrived!
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Local 469 (former 217) consists for 3 separate groups: City of Yakima Fire, East Valley Fire, and Suncomm Dispatch. We have been around 100+ years and we have served this community vehemently. We appreciate your continued support and hope we can continue to exceed expectations.

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