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
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Total 183 599

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 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)

Inslee declares State of Emergency as state firefighting resources stretched thin

Administration Raechel Ehlers, August 01

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a State of Emergency as the state’s firefighting resources have been stretched thin.

At the request of the state Department of Natural Resources, Inslee declared the State of Emergency Tuesday for all counties as the state continues to see abnormally dry conditions creating “dangerously high fire fuel conditions.”

To date, DNR – the state’s largest firefighting ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption King County Burn Ban effective July 14, 2018

Administration Raechel Ehlers, July 14

King County Burn Ban effective July 14, 2018
The King County fire marshal is issuing a fire safety burn ban in unincorporated areas of the county effective July 14 due to the recent dry conditions and minimal rainfall expected in the near future.
This is a Phase 1 burn ban and applies to all outdoor burning except for small recreational fires in established fire pits at approved campgrounds or private ... (Full Story & Photos)

2019 Volunteer Application Deadline September 4, 2018

Administration Raechel Ehlers, July 11

Vashon Island Fire and Rescue is now accepting applications for the 2019 Classes and Academies. The deadline to apply is September 4, 2018. There are many ways to Volunteer, geared for both for those looking to serve their community or those looking to pursue a career in Emergency Services and Healthcare. VIFR prides itself on high standards of training to ensure the residents of Vashon receive quality ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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