Proudly serving the citizens & visitors of Southwest Snohomish County, Washington

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About Local 1828

Welcome to the website of the South County Union Firefighters, IAFF Local 1828. We are the labor organization that represents 400+ active and retired career Firefighters, Firefighter/Paramedics, and Officers that work from 15 fire stations located throughout Southwest Snohomish County.

Our Executive Board:
President - Patrick Moore
Vice President - Matthew Armstrong
Vice President - Justin Pickens
Secretary - Patrick McGarry
Treasurer - Keith Bien  
Communications Director - Alan Rivas
Political Director - Zach Cash

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News & Information

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Mill Creek House Fire

Feb 17, 2023
House fire damages Mill Creek home

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Fatal fire in Everett

Dec 26, 2022
Members assist with double fatal fire in Everett City

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Fatal fire in Lynnwood

Dec 24, 2022
2nd fatal fire in the complex in only a few years

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Service Begins in Mill Creek

Dec 13, 2022
Members officially began serving citizens of Mill Creek on December 13

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Fire control along HWY 2

Oct 20, 2022
Brush Truck 11 at the Bolt Creek Fire burning near Skykomish

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Brier Garage Fire

Sep 25, 2022
Firefighters rapidly extinguished a fire in the garage of a Brier home Saturday night

In Our Community

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Foundation donates to children in need

Dec 20, 2022
SCFF Foundation and local members had a holiday gift to give

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Burn Center Visit

Nov 12, 2022
IAFF 1828 members visit the burn center in Seattle

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Veterans Day Honors

Nov 11, 2022
1828 firefighters and South County admin staff, commissioners and volunteers participate in Veteran's Day Ceremonies

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More Coats Donated

Nov 10, 2022
1828 firefighters donate over 300 more coats to kids in need

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Fire Foundation Donates AEDs to Edmonds PD

Nov 02, 2022
When every second counts, you can rely on our members and partners to be there in your time of need

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Coats for Kids

Oct 25, 2022
1828 members Melissa Beard, Patrick Dinneen, and Alex Tonu sort coats donated to local children in need


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South County Firefighter Foundation

Learn about our charitable giving and how to donate by going to

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Burn Foundation

WSCFF Burn Foundation helps survivors of burn injuries and their families

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Support 7 Foundation

Support 7 volunteers respond to help community members in the aftermath of tragedy

Get In Touch

If you have any questions contact us below.