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Posted: Sep 21, 2018

U.S. Army vet, Spokane firefighter running for mayor

Shawn Poole isn't a career politician. In fact, he calls himself a "working class, knuckle-dragging firefighter," who has spent his entire life as a public servant. "Civil servitude is about giving back to the community," said Poole. "And my entire adult life I've been a servant." Poole is running for mayor of Spokane.
- PUB DATE: 9/21/2018 3:32:05 AM - SOURCE: KHQ-TV NBC 6
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Posted: Sep 20, 2018

Kennewick Fire Dept. awarded $2.3M SAFER grant for more firefighters

Kennewick Professional Firefighters announced on their Facebook page that the Kennewick Fire Department is one of the recipients of the SAFER Grant through FEMA. "What is the SAFER grant?" The Facebook page asked rhetorically, then explaining: "The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grants (SAFER) was created to provide funding directly to fire departments and volunteer firefighter interest organizations to help them increase or maintain the number of trained, "front line" firefighters available in their communities.
- PUB DATE: 9/20/2018 5:59:26 PM - SOURCE: NBCRightNow.com
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Posted: Sep 20, 2018

Spokane Fire Department increases response size near homeless shelter after threats, vandalism

The Spokane Fire Department is changing how it answers calls after threats against on-duty firefighters going to help near a downtown homeless shelter. According to Spokane Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer, people have tagged equipment and threatened firefighters. "They've been armed by what we would identify as weapons, pipes and other methods of blunt force trauma," Schaeffer said.
- PUB DATE: 9/20/2018 4:56:36 PM - SOURCE: KXLY-TV ABC 4
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7 Nov 2018 2018 Fall Leadership Seminar 11/7/2018 - 11/8/2018
November 7-8 
Lacey Community Center
  
Here are just a few of the sessions on this agenda: Leadership Fuel: Integrity and Trust, Building Effective Teams, Customer Focus in Public Safety, Decision Quality in a Dynamic Environment

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10 Nov 2018 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training Class - South Bay Fire Department 11/10/2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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 Recertification 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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17 Nov 2018 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training Class - Skagit County Fire District #3 11/17/2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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 Recertification 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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17 Nov 2018 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training Class - Whitman County 11/17/2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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 Recertification 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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6 Dec 2018 EVIP 3.0 Regional Training Class - Lacey Fire Department 12/6/2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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 Recertification 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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