All to often firefighters across the United States and Canada are being diagnosed with cancer. The alarming rate of death amongst firefighters has sounded the alarms in many State Legislatures, as well as Provisional governments. King 5 News, the NBC affiliate in Seattle, documents a couple of cases in Washington State of IAFF Members with cancer.
For 60 years, the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) has supported MDA with steadfast drive and uncommon caring.
Since 1954, fire fighters have fueled MDA's mission to assist families with life-saving help, fund research to find treatments and cures, advocate for individuals and families affected by muscle disease, and rally communities to fight back. CLICK HERE to watch a motivational video.
On April 19, in conjunction with City of SeaTac and Kent Fire Department PR staff, the Kent Fire Fighters hosted the annual event with great success. Our members have helped organize and participate in the Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Angle Lake Park in SeaTac for many years.
100's of kids from the local community participated in the event.