Grays Harbor Fire District #2 volunteer firefighter Charles Maloney
received the annual Fred Allinson Award for earning top scholastic honors
among the 217 attendees at the 2016 Washington State Fire Fighters’
Association (WSFFA) 93rd Annual Conference and Fire School June 3-5 in
Maloney was awarded the annual Fred Allinson Award for having the highest test scores from the courses offered at this years conference amongst the other 217 attendees.
Firefighter Maloney has achieved this in three of the past four
WSFFA Fire Schools. The award is named for one of Washington
State’s first fire service training officers.
Firefighter Maloney began his fire service career 26 years ago with
Woodinville Fire & Rescue. He has served with Grays Harbor FD #2 since
1996. The Montesano resident is assigned to Station 32 in Brady.
Founded in 1923, WSFFA is the oldest statewide fire service organization.
Its mission is to represent the interests of the volunteer firefighters
and EMS responders throughout the state of Washington. Membership includes
more than 400 fire departments and districts, representing approximately