SCAM ALERT: Local firefighter's union warns about new phone scam

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Kennewick Professional Firefighters’ Union, IAFF Local 1296, wants to warn you about the latest scam hitting phone lines in the area.

Community members have recently gotten calls from a person asking for money for the "first responder and firefighter fund".

Firefighters want you to know this is a scam. The union or the Kennewick Fire Department will never ask for donations over the phone.

Union members received the call from 360-469-5405.

If someone calls you with this scam, they are encouraging you to hang up and report it to the better business bureau.

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