Vashon Island Fire and Rescue
Vashon Island Fire and Rescue

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

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2016 Annual Report Issued

Administration Raechel Ehlers, December 28

December, 2017

A note from Chief Krimmert:

As I fast approach my eighteenth anniversary as a Vashon firefighter, my eleventh as an EMT and my first as your fire chief I am happy to present to you my first Annual Community Report. Inside you will find information to re-introduce you to your fire district. For all of the new Administration’s efforts to grow and further improve your fire service, we ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Administration Raechel Ehlers, December 27

Vashon Island Fire and Rescue launched its new Aid Car membership program today at a discounted rate of $30 for coverage now through Memorial Day 2018. This program similar to Airlift Northwest's "AirCare" program; "YourCall" is for Vashon Island Fire and Rescue's BLS Aid Car transports to off-island hospitals. Full details can be found on the “YourCall” page of our website.

Subscriptions can be ... (Full Story & Photos)

Congratulations 2017 FF1 Graduates!

Administration Raechel Ehlers, December 13

On Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Vashon Theatre, VIFR welcomed 7 new firefighters to our ranks. All of the firefighters passed their IFSAC Firefighter I certification, a painstaking process of 6 months that required long hours of study and days on the drill ground. VIFR is very grateful to the new firefighters and their families for the sacrifices they have made and will continue to make as they Volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Administration Raechel Ehlers, November 17

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 11:57 am, VIFR was toned out to a residential fire at the north end of Vashon. The homeowner discovered smoke and flame in the home upon arrival and called it into 911. Crews (11 responders) arrived to find a midsized, two-story, single family residence with smoke visible on both floors and flame visible on the bottom level. No human occupants were in the residence ... (Full Story & Photos)

The Passing of Benjamin Sarb

Susan Wolf, November 14

Benjamin Sarb was a young man who applied to VIFR as a Volunteer EMT in late 2015. A college graduate and a video game data analyst, he felt a calling to provide emergency medical response after getting his Wilderness First Responder certification in 2014. Having left the gaming field, he became an EMT and was working for a private ambulance company (AMR) when he applied at VIFR. His great desire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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