Vashon Island Fire and Rescue
Vashon Island Fire and Rescue

2018 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 24 101
Feb 49 94
Mar 16 92
Apr 27 97
May 37 111
Jun 30 104
Jul 57 122
Aug 49 105
Sep -- --
Oct -- --
Nov -- --
Dec -- --
Total 289 826

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2017 323 1186
2016 286 1331
2015 391 1232
2014 371 1117
2013 284 1144
2012 355 1130

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No Caption Fire Danger Set to Low

Administration Raechel Ehlers, October 08

The fire danger has been set to low on Vashon Island. We have seen enough additional rainfall during September and October to lower the fire safety level to LOW. Burn permits are still required to be maintained on the property where burning is to occur. They can be found for free to download on under "Fire Safety". While recreation and residential burning is allowed, it is never acceptable ... (Full Story & Photos)

Friends and Family CPR November 5, 2018 6:00pm

Administration Raechel Ehlers, September 19

“Friend and Family” CPR Class Scheduled for 2018 More than 326,000 Americans have a cardiac arrest outside the hospital each year. Although bystander CPR can increase the chance of survival by two- to three-fold, fewer than half receives it, according to the American Heart Association.
[Vashon, WA], Nov 5th, 2018 Vashon Island Fire and Rescue will be hosting a Friends and Family CPR class on Monday ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Fire on Sunset Road Southwest

Administration Raechel Ehlers, September 12

VASHON ISLAND, WA: Shortly after 2:00 a.m. on September 11, 2018 ,multiple calls were received by dispatch for a fire on the west side of Vashon Island, the flames were visible from across the water in Kitsap County. The fire was ultimately located on the 1900 block of Sunset Rd. SW. Two Chiefs, one engine, two aid cars, medics, and three tenders responded to the difficult scene.

First in crews ... (Full Story & Photos)

Letter from the Chief

Administration Raechel Ehlers, August 29

Re: Fire Insurance
Dear Community:
Over the last year and a half the fire district has been making
tremendous strives to better serve the islands. The news has
regularly been good, however, this time I must share a negative
note. Earlier this year the Washington Surveying & Rating
Bureau (WSRB) evaluated Vashon Island Fire and Rescue. The
WSRB is responsible for establishing the island’s Fire Protection
Classifications ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 2017 Annual Report. Coming to a mailbox near you!

Administration Raechel Ehlers, August 09

Island residents will be seeing our easy to read 2017 Annual Report in their mailboxes starting today. See important information on your Fire District, including financials, Volunteer Opportunities and the cost to equip a firefighter as of the end of 2017. Be sure to hang the last page on your fridge- how to use your fire extinguisher! See the digital copies below.... (Full Story & Photos)


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