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I can't believe how many of the vehicles that were right against the building you guys managed to save! Watching them pull the two stock trailers out with one truck and seeing both were fine this morning was insane. Also, watching the ladder truck was so cool! Thank you guys for keeping all the neighboring homes safe. Looking out our front window at a wall of flames and raining embers was very frightening, but knowing you guys were between us and the fire helped!

🤙bad @$$

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5 days ago
Yakima Firefighters IAFF Local 469

Early this morning, all crews in the city responded to a structure fire in the 600 block of West Washington.

The large shop became a defensive fire quickly as it was filled with boats, jet skis, and several vehicles all burning.

Thank you to Yakima County Fire District 4 - East Valleyfor sending your rehab!

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Early this morning, all crews in the city responded to a structure fire in the 600 block of West Washington. 

The large shop became a defensive fire quickly as it was filled with boats, jet skis, and several vehicles all burning. 

Thank you to Yakima County Fire District 4 - East Valleyfor sending your rehab! 

#iaff469 #yakima #yakimafire #yakimafirefighters #yakimafiredepartment #firefighter #firefighting #iaff #WSCFF #PNW #firehouse #fireman #firewomen #firedepartment #yakimavalley #yakimaherald #kima #kndo #trainyourprobie #rescue #thinredline #chiefmiller #yakimascanImage attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment

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1 week ago
Yakima Firefighters IAFF Local 469

As Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the importance of this issue.

According to the IAFF, almost 75% of the names added to the LODD (line of duty death) memorial wall this last year in Colorado Springs, were firefighters who died from occupational cancer. This was 348 firefighters from 2019 to 2020.

YFD has had several members directly affected by cancer as well as a LODD from occupational cancer.

Stay tuned as a local reporter is currently working on a story about cancer in the fire service and our members who have been directly affected.

The IAFF along with the Washington State Council of Firefighters are working diligently on getting presumptive coverage of cancers and developing best practices to reduce the risk of getting cancer to all firefighters.
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As Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the importance of this issue. 

According to the IAFF, almost 75% of the names added to the LODD (line of duty death) memorial wall this last year in Colorado Springs, were firefighters who died from occupational cancer. This was 348 firefighters from 2019 to 2020. 

YFD has had several members directly affected by cancer as well as a LODD from occupational cancer. 

Stay tuned as a local reporter is currently working on a story about cancer in the fire service and our members who have been directly affected. 

The IAFF along with the Washington State Council of Firefighters are working diligently on getting presumptive coverage of cancers and developing best practices to reduce the risk of getting cancer to all firefighters.
1 week ago
Yakima Firefighters IAFF Local 469

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Our hearts are with our brothers and sisters at Tacoma Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 31.

Rest easy brother.
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Our hearts are with our brothers and sisters at Tacoma Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 31. 

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Thank you for your service R.I.P 🙏

Way to go Jess! Outstanding work by everyone involved! Happy to hear about a great outcome!It's not every day that our team has the opportunity to meet the people they help but today we did!!

On New Year's Eve, Jessica received a call from a citizen who stated her friend was having a medical emergency and wasn't breathing. Jessica jumped into action, providing CPR instructions over the phone for 11 minutes until the patient began breathing again. Paramedics arrived a few minutes later and transported her.

The caller stopped by today to meet Jess and say thank you for saving her friend who is now recovering. She also brought goodies for the rest of our team.

It's wonderful when we get to meet the people we help!

Great job Jess!!

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Way to go Jess! Outstanding work by everyone involved! Happy to hear about a great outcome!
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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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