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 -- --
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Total 153 495

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 Washington Surveying & Rate Bureau (WSRB) Fire Protection Classification

Administration Raechel Ehlers, June 19

Dear Community:

Over the last year and a half, the fire district has been making tremendous strides to improve and better serve the islands. For such the news has regularly been good, however, this time I must share a disappointing note. Earlier this year the Washington Surveying & Rate Bureau (WSRB) evaluated Vashon Island Fire and Rescue. The WSRB is responsible for establishing the island’s ... (Full Story & Photos)

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FIRE DANGER SET TO HIGH.

Administration Raechel Ehlers, June 18

You may notice today that the fire warnings have all been changed. We are officially moving into wildfire season. With several wildfires having already been put out by VIFR on Vashon, the community's help is needed to prevent more. Take the time to review safe burning practices by downloading VIFR’s burn permit (VIFR.org/firesafety). Fires should be OUT COLD to the touch when you have finished. Be ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Explorer Graduation

Administration Raechel Ehlers, June 14

Explorers from Post 2134 had their end of the year celebration at Vashon Island Fire and Rescue’s Training Center. The Explorers demonstrated to their friends and family some of the many skills they have learned during this school year. Explorers have been meeting on Wednesday nights where they learn Fire and EMS Skills. They also provide many community service hours to various activities on Vashon ... (Full Story)


 
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The End of YourCall

Administration Raechel Ehlers, June 07

2017 was a time of many changes at Vashon Island Fire and Rescue. With a new administration, came a thorough examination of the districts position is regards to finances, staffing, facilities and long term planning. With the investigation complete came the understanding that the district was not currently on a stable footing and immediate action needed to be taken.

The district took several actions ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption The Start of Brush Fire Season, Warning Level Medium.

Administration Raechel Ehlers, May 31

At 2:12 am on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 crews were dispatched to Point Robinson for a brush fire. When the crew responding from Station 55 arrived, they discovered that approximately 300 feet of shoreline were ablaze. The captain on duty called for mutual aid from Tacoma Fire who were able to send their fire boat to assist in completely knocking down the fire.

Fortunately, no structures or people were ... (Full Story & Photos)

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