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 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)


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 ( 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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