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 MEDIUM

Administration Raechel Ehlers, September 24

As the King County Fire Marshall’s Burn Ban is lifted, fire danger on Vashon is set to Medium.
Many rushed to their ever-growing yard waste pile over the weekend to set it ablaze, but caution is still absolutely necessary. Vashon Island has received less than one inch of rainfall during the month of September, some parts of the island are more dangerous than others when it comes to burning. Brett ... (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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Administration Raechel Ehlers, September 17

Join us for this family-friendly event at Fire Station 55. Come to see all the apparatus, meet your local EMS personnel, and perhaps even Sparky the Fire dog! There will be a bounce house for kids under 10. Various local groups including VashonBePrepared and CERT will be there to help make sure you and your loved ones are safe in an emergency. The district will be providing free Hot Dogs (while supplies ... (Full Story & Photos)

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)

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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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