Several firefighters exposed to coronavirus, IAFF union reports


SPOKANE, Wash. — The International Association Firefighters (IAFF) and the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters (WSCFF) issued a joint statement reporting that several firefighters have been exposed to the virus.

The statement reports that members from Kirkland Fire, Redmond Fire and Woodinville Fire had been exposed to the coronavirus, and were isolating themselves for evaluation.

IAFF and WSCFF say they spoke with infectious disease experts and medical professionals to find resources and information, and develop a way to make that information more accessible.

They announced the creation of their ‘Coronavirus online toolkit,’ which aims to provide up-to-date information on the coronavirus and what has transpired so far in Washington.

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