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Local Firefighters providing warmth to kids through ‘Operation Warm’ Oct. 30

Local Firefighters providing warmth to kids through ‘Operation Warm’ Oct. 30

On Thursday, Oct. 30, South King County Professional Firefighters (IAFF Local 2024) and the South King Firefighters Foundation will be providing area children brand-new winter coats through their partnership... [Read more]

“Holy Ground” brought to the City of Federal Way

“Holy Ground” brought to the City of Federal Way

by Judy Schwanke “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and... [Read more]

JOBS: South King Fire & Rescue looking to hire 4 Firefighters/EMTs

JOBS: South King Fire & Rescue looking to hire 4 Firefighters/EMTs

South King Fire & Rescue announced that they are looking to hire four (4) replacement Firefighter/EMT positions. Here’s the full announcement: South King Fire & Rescue will recruit candidates... [Read more]

SCUBA Diving Accident at Redondo Pier in Des Moines Results in Fatality

SCUBA Diving Accident at Redondo Pier in Des Moines Results in Fatality

Saturday evening (March 9) around 6:42 p.m., South King Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to a 911 call reporting a diver down at the Redondo Pier in Des Moines; unfortunately, the female diver in... [Read more]

South King Fire & Rescue Awarded $400,000 Grant for Defibrillators

South King Fire & Rescue Awarded $400,000 Grant for Defibrillators

South King Fire & Rescue received word Jan. 25 that they would be receiving a $400,000 federal grant to assist them in replacing an aging fleet of Defibrillators on their emergency response fire engines... [Read more]

South King Fire & Rescue Receives 11th Consecutive Clean State Audit

South King Fire & Rescue Receives 11th Consecutive Clean State Audit

South King Fire & Rescue announced this week that they just completed their annual financial audit with the Washington State Auditor’s office, and are happy to report that the report “has no findings,”... [Read more]

Fuel Tanker Truck Crash Kills Driver in Fiery Federal Way Accident

Fuel Tanker Truck Crash Kills Driver in Fiery Federal Way Accident

South King Fire & Rescue units, along with a ladder truck from Valley Regional Fire Authority, responded to a tanker truck crash that took the life of a 68-year old driver at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday... [Read more]

South King Fire’s Hazardous Materials Team Responds to Fed. Way Apartment

South King Fire’s Hazardous Materials Team Responds to Fed. Way Apartment

A 911 call came into to South King Fire & Rescue Saturday (Oct. 13) at 5:35 p.m. for the fire department to respond and investigate a possible chemical hazard and odor at a Federal Way apartment complex. Fire... [Read more]

Grandfather and Grandson Die in South King House Fire

Grandfather and Grandson Die in South King House Fire

At about 4 a.m. Friday morning (Sept. 28) Valley Com Dispatch Center began receiving numerous reports of a fully-involved house fire with people trapped at the 3900 block of South 238 Street in Kent, which... [Read more]

Looks Like South King Fire & Rescue Levy Will Pass; Det. Awarded a SAFER Grant

Looks Like South King Fire & Rescue Levy Will Pass; Det. Awarded a SAFER Grant

It looks like South King Fire & Rescue has passed their recent Maintenance and Operations Levy, with a current overwhelming “Yes” vote of 61% and a “No” vote of 39% as of Aug.... [Read more]

South King Fire & Rescue Teams with Local Churches to Make a Difference

South King Fire & Rescue Teams with Local Churches to Make a Difference

South King Fire & Rescue announced this week that they’re partnering with local churches to benefit local students and schools to help keep them both thriving. “In this economy with smaller... [Read more]

South King Firefighter Moncrief Honored with Line of Duty Death Funeral Service

South King Firefighter Moncrief Honored with Line of Duty Death Funeral Service

South King Fire & Rescue Firefighters and their families honored and celebrated the life of Firefighter John Moncrief Saturday (July 28) in Federal Way. Moncrief, 59, died July 21st from a cancer... [Read more]

Injured South King Firefighter’s Crew Recognized for Life-saving Efforts

Injured South King Firefighter’s Crew Recognized for Life-saving Efforts

Lt. John Riley and Firefighter Rob Pysher were recognized at a July 24 South King Fire and Rescue Commissioner’s meeting for their efforts in saving the life of their fellow Engine 66 crew member, Wynn Loiland…

South King Firefighter Moncrief Loses Battle with Cancer, Passes Away

South King Firefighter Moncrief Loses Battle with Cancer, Passes Away

Firefighter John Moncrief died late Saturday (July 21) from a cancer known to be caused from long term exposure to toxic products of combustion. His family was at his side when he died peacefully at home... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘South King Fire & Rescue Needs Our Help!’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘South King Fire & Rescue Needs Our Help!’

Dear Editor, Our fire district has lost over 22% of its annual revenue since 2009 as property values have declined. This reduction has necessitated major cutbacks in service levels and personnel, longer... [Read more]

Motor Home Motors Into Federal Way Home, Injures Driver

Motor Home Motors Into Federal Way Home, Injures Driver

A test drive of a Motor Home took a took a turn for the worse Friday afternoon when a reported mechanical failure led to the driver losing control and crashing into a Federal Way house in the 500 block of Marine Hills…

South King Fire & Rescue Firefighters Undergoing ‘MAYDAY’ Rescue Training

South King Fire & Rescue Firefighters Undergoing ‘MAYDAY’ Rescue Training

“MAYDAY….MAYDAY…MAYDAY…Firefighter Down, Low on Air!”  This is a reality our firefighters could face at any time. Every firefighter must work with a partner, and their partner can share air... [Read more]

Mother’s Day Garage Fire Extends to House and Car in Des Moines Sunday

Mother’s Day Garage Fire Extends to House and Car in Des Moines Sunday

South King Fire & Rescue is reporting that a 9-1-1 call came in at 7:57 a.m. Sunday morning (May 13), reporting heavy smoke and flames from the one car garage of a one story single family home in... [Read more]