Scope of Practice: Emergency Fire Worker
When an emergency declaration is in effect, or during a related event, an Emergency Fire Worker can assist in fire fighting activities anywhere in the state including rescuing persons, protecting property, instructing residents regarding fire prevention, and providing emergency information to reduce fire hazards.
Classes of emergency workers
(5) Fire service includes, but is not limited to, assisting fire fighting forces or agencies in both urban and rural areas, rescuing persons or protecting property, instructing residents regarding fire prevention, providing emergency information to individual citizens about methods of detecting fires and precautions to be observed to reduce fire hazards. This class does not include volunteer fire fighters enrolled under and while in the performance of duty under chapter 41.24 RCW.