Pamplin Media Group – After a two-year hiatus, the Clackamas Fire stairlift team reunites

More than 2,000 firefighters will help raise funds for research to find cures for blood-related cancers

Firefighters from Clackamas Fire are planning a March visit to Seattle again, where they plan to climb 69 stories in full turnout gear at the Columbia Center.

The event is the 31st annual Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Firefighter Stairclimb on March 13 inside Washington State’s tallest building. The challenging course must be completed wearing full participation gear (usually weighing over 60 pounds), while wearing a breathing apparatus.

After a two-year hiatus, the Clackamas Fire Stair Climbing Team will join more than 2,000 firefighters from across the country and around the world to help raise funds for LLS, whose mission is to provide funds for research and find cures for blood-related cancers.

The Clackamas Firefighter Stairclimb fundraiser is scheduled for 3-7 p.m. on Sunday, February 27, and will feature fully-dressed firefighters selling raffle tickets at Valley Public House. All raffle ticket sales and 10% of all beverage sales will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Fundraiser Clackamas Stairclimb

When: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, February 27

Where: Valley Public House: 12960 SE 162nd Ave., Happy Valley

Draw details: $1 raffle tickets (all sales go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society)

Raffle prizes from Ace Hardware, Black Rock Coffee, Costco, Fred Meyer, Hops and Drops, Killer Burger, Orange Theory Fitness, Peet’s Coffee, Starbucks, StarCycle and many more.


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