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30 August 2017

Bylaw Amendment Proprosal

To all WSAFM members;
 
Consistent with Article X of the by-laws of the Association, the Board of Directors announces these proposed amendments to the WSAFM By-Laws.  The attached document outlines the proposed changes, the reasons for the changes, and the Board’s recommendation to the membership.
 

11 April 2017

WSAFM Announces its Quarterly Newsletter….


Thanks to suggestions by the members of the Washington State Association of Fire Marshals, we are proud to be issuing the first quarterly email newsletter.  The purpose of this newsletter is to inform the members of the activities that the Board and other members are involved in as well as to provide education and resources to our members.    Why do we need a newsletter? 

Keep up to date with new information  
Receive notification of upcoming code hearings or changes  
Provide a regular notice to members of upcoming activities 

 What is WSAFM? The Washington State Association of Fire Marshals is an organization comprised of seven divisions working on: National Codes, State Codes, Legislative Issues, Professional Development, Communications, Fire Prevention Institute, and Fire Investigation.  Membership in the Washington State Association of Fire Marshals is open to individuals in four categories: Governmental, Associate, Educational and Retired. There are many benefits to membership for individuals in all categories.  

 
02 December 2016

L&I Fatal Coffee Stand Fire Report

A report is available for the fire at a coffee stand in Everett which resulted in a fatality.  Click the link below to read the L&I report:

http://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/Research/FACE/Files/CoffeeBaristaFire.pdf


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Upcoming Events

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20 Apr 2020 Fire Inspector 1 Boot Camp 4/20/2020 - 4/23/2020
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This four-day class will cover in-depth details of all aspects of a fire code inspection. Students will learn to identify common code violations found in the International Fire Code and International Building Code. It will include a simulated inspection that allows the class participants to engage in scenarios they are likely to see in the field. Day two and three will focus on more advanced fire code inspection topics. It is designed to assist in the identification of fire protection systems, as well as what maintenance is required on such systems. Students will be able to identify when systems are required or when they have been altered and require repair. Day four will be all about navigating the codes and getting familiar with the layout of the IFC and IBC. Participants will be going through question and answer segments to help with test preparation for the Fire Inspector 1 certification through the International Code Council.

Location: Marysville Fire District Station 66 – 7217 40th Street NE, Marysville
     
Date/Time: April 20 – 23, 2020 – 08:30hrs. – 16:30hrs.