Seattle Fire Fighters Union, IAFF Local 27

Delaware Online: Remembrances for Wilmington fire fighters killed

Lt. Christopher Leach, 41, and Senior Firefighter Jerry Fickes, 51, were killed in Canby Park fire.The fire that killed two Wilmington firefighters early Saturday has deprived the city of men who knew the risk, loved their jobs and wanted to help their community, friends and family said.

Wilmington Fire Department Lt. Christopher Leach, 41, and Senior Firefighter Jerry Fickes, 51, died fighting a rowhouse fire in the 1900 block of Lakeview Road.

More than 100 mourners gathered outside Wilmington's Salesianum School, where Leach was a 1994 graduate, to remember the two men. A vigil also was held at Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Co. in Newark, the station where Fickes started his career.

"They are beyond heroes," said Tim Taggart, vice president of the Wilmington Fire Fighters Association. "They are super heroes and they loved the community."

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Seattle Fire Fighters Clinic Ribbon Cutting 7/14/2016

We're pleased to announce the opening of the new Seattle Fire Fighters Healthcare Clinic at Station 2 in Belltown.
This dedicated fire fighter health clinic will ensure that fire fighters receive healthcare commensurate with the risks, hazards, exposures, and expectations that we face on a daily basis.
Thank you to the long list of dedication people who helped make this dream a success!

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Brothers and Sisters,
Local 27 is fully engaged in the political process to protect and support you, your family, and public safety. Our American democratic process relies on citizens and organizations for elections and for governance. Local 27 informs and supports candidates and elected officials on all issues related to fire fighters and public safety including: health and safety, training, equipment, department policies, compensation, benefits, retirement, staffing, response times, service levels, hazards, etc.
Local 27, the WSCFF, and the IAFF rely on your voluntary financial contributions to fund these efforts.
Many members already do their part and contribute, but many still do not.
If you have not yet signed up for the Local 27 SAFEPAC or the WSCFF Fastpac, or the IAFF Firepac, please follow the link below to get started now. Thank you.

Kenny Stuart
Seattle Fire Fighters Union
IAFF Local 27


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