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1 week ago

Battalion 91, Brush 92, Engine 91, and Engine 93 were dispatched mutual aid to the Rest Haven fire this morning.

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Battalion 91, Brush 92, Engine 91, and Engine 93 were dispatched mutual aid to the Rest Haven fire this morning.

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This mutual aid and thousands of other calls that E91 responds to every year is a good example of why YFD needs replacement apparatus on a more consistent plan. Thank you for council's and city manager continued support for adequate replacement!

Where’s the drip torches??

Thank you for your hard work today! You saved our neighborhood!! Amazing job!!

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2 weeks ago

Engine 91 was dispatched to a possible dumpster fire at the old rail station on Front Street early this morning.

Engine 91 arrived and quickly confirmed it was a basement fire and upgraded to a full commercial response.

Battalion 91, Truck 93, Engine 93, Engine 94, Engine 95, and Engine 96 responded and worked quickly to make access to the structure and extinguish the fire.

The fire was contained to the basement. No injuries were reported.

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Engine 91 was dispatched to a possible dumpster fire at the old rail station on Front Street early this morning. 

Engine 91 arrived and quickly confirmed it was a basement fire and upgraded to a full commercial response. 

Battalion 91, Truck 93, Engine 93, Engine 94, Engine 95, and Engine 96 responded and worked quickly to make access to the structure and extinguish the fire. 

The fire was contained to the basement. No injuries were reported. 

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Is this connected to the more recent string of dumpster fires I just saw a video about??

Good job, guys. 👍

Solid work guys!

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2 weeks ago

Congrats to Braden Kotzin, son of Yakima Firefighter Bill Kotzin, for receiving 2 scholarships!

Braden received $1,500 from the Washington State Council of Firefighers (@wscffinst) and a $500 scholarship from the @iaff7thdistrict.

A large portion of these scholarships are funded through the sale of the states professional firefighter license plates, and are available to all current high school seniors.

Keep up the good work next year at Grand Canyon University Braden! #lopesup
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Congrats to Braden Kotzin, son of Yakima Firefighter Bill Kotzin, for receiving 2 scholarships! 

Braden received $1,500 from the Washington State Council of Firefighers (@wscffinst) and a $500 scholarship from the @iaff7thdistrict. 

A large portion of these scholarships are funded through the sale of the states professional firefighter license plates, and are available to all current high school seniors. 

Keep up the good work next year at Grand Canyon University Braden! #lopesup

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Congratulations !!!..well done .so awesome

So awesome, his son is following in his footsteps. Haven't seen Bill in a long time.

Congratulations

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Congrats Braden! Bill KotzinCongratulations to our #IAFF7thDistrict Scholarship Recipients! So many applications for scholarships in this 2024 season, it was hard to trim them down to a manageable grouping to make the awards.

However, the job needed to be done and the committee did just that. Your recipients for our annual 7th District awards are as follows: Braden Reese--son of Ryan Reese Vancouver Firefighters IAFF Local 452 ($1000), Ocean Van Son--daughter of Dave Van Son Great Falls Fire Fighters IAFF Local 8 ($750) and Brinley Lowe--daughter of Soren Lowe Lewiston Firefighters Local 1773 ($750).

The following will receive awards of $500: Braden Kotzin--son of Bill Kotzin Yakima Firefighters IAFF Local 469, Ryan Irish--son of Andy Irish South County Firefighters IAFF Local 1828, Kayla Patti--daughter of Chris Patti Thurston County Professional Firefighters - IAFF Local 3825, Adriana Glorioso--daughter of Nick Glorioso Anchorage Fire Fighters Union Local 1264, Thomas Cardinal--son of William Cardinal Pierce County Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 726, Gracelyn Gould--daughter of Zach Gould Richland Union Fire Fighters, IAFF Local 1052, Niah Richards--daughter of George Richards Billings Fire Fighters IAFF Local 521, Kasen Becker--son of Eric Becker L452, Olivia Glorioso--daughter of Robert Glorioso Mukilteo Firefighters IAFF Local #3482, Lilly Brown--daughter of Jim Brown Olympia Fire Fighters IAFF Local 468 and Paige Kenney--daughter of Bryan Kenney L452.

Congrats to all as they pursue a life of giving to others selflessly.

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Congrats Braden! Bill Kotzin

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Way to go Braden Kotzin!

Congratulations!!

Congratulations to all of you 👏🎉

Last month, 5 of your Yakima Firefighters took on the Leavenworth Firefighter Challenge. The course covers 6.2 miles with an elevation gain of 1,665 feet! All done wearing wildland gear and a 25# pack!

Team Yakima Fire took home 2nd place in the Arduous division!

Well done!

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Last month, 5 of your Yakima Firefighters took on the Leavenworth Firefighter Challenge. The course covers 6.2 miles with an elevation gain of 1,665 feet! All done wearing wildland gear and a 25# pack! 

Team Yakima Fire took home 2nd place in the Arduous division! 

Well done! 

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Is there a Dozer Division?

Great job guys🎉🎉

Great Job !! Congrats !!

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During a roll over accident, crews had to remove the top of a vehicle to be able to access the patient and extricate them from the vehicle. #iaff469 ... See MoreSee Less

During a roll over accident, crews had to remove the top of a vehicle to be able to access the patient and extricate them from the vehicle. #iaff469Image attachmentImage attachment

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Where was this

Great job

Great job!

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