Everett Fire Department
EVERETT FIREFIGHTER STAIRCLIMB TEAM
This is the 32nd year that the Everett Firefighter Department will be participating in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Firefighter Stairclimb!
52 Everett Firefighters will be climbing in full fire and breathing gear in a physically challenging competition that represents the struggle that blood cancer patients endure. Every step to the top serves as a reminder there's still work to be done in funding and finding cures.
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- What is the Firefighter Stairclimb? The Firefighter Stairclimb is a timed race up the stairs of the Columbia Center in downtown Seattle in 50 pounds of full fire gear and SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus). Participants will be climbing 69 flights of stairs, 1356 steps, and go up 788 feet in vertical elevation.
- What is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society? The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The mission of LLS is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Since its founding in 1949, LLS has invested nearly $1 billion to advance cancer therapies and save lives.