Firefighters are Never Off-Duty

Four West Pierce Fire & Rescue personnel were recognized and received accolades by Chief Jim Sharp at tonight’s Board of Fire Commissioners meeting for their heroic actions, all while off-duty. Captain Mark Tinsley, Firefighter Troy Heidal,… Read More

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2016 Annual Report Now Available

West Pierce Fire & Rescue’s 2016 Annual Report is now available online. Some highlights of 2016 include: West Pierce Fire & Rescue responded to 15,904 total 9-1-1 calls, which is more… Read More

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The Firefighters Behind the Climb…Step by Step

Each year, West Pierce Fire & Rescue puts together a team of firefighters to participate and raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) by climbing the 69 floors of the Columbia Center in Seattle,… Read More

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Valor Award Presented to West Pierce Firefighter

Even when a firefighter is off-duty, there is a willingness to respond to those in need.  The actions of West Pierce Firefighter Justin Tinsley is no different.  At the Board of Fire Commissioners meeting on February… Read More

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Legislative Day in Olympia

Each January, the Washington Fire Chiefs and Washington Fire Commissioners Association meet at the Capitol in Olympia to hear the legislative priorities of both agencies, as well as those of the Washington Firefighters Association and Washington… Read More

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Operation Warm: Outfitting Coats for Kids

Winter can be especially difficult for those not outfitted for it.  Operation Warm is a non-profit that’s mission is to give children a warm, American made coat with the help of local firefighters by teaming up… Read More

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Know Your Location

Calling 9-1-1 can be a stressful event for anyone.  While dispatchers are gathering information in order to send appropriate resources, its imperative they know where to send them.  Knowing your location is one of the key… Read More

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Train Track & Signal Testing

Amtrak Cascades is permanently rerouting its tracks along I-5 between Lakewood, JBLM and DuPont.  Testing of these new routes and signals will begin mid-January and run through the end of February.  Trains will be traveling at… Read More

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Emergency Utility Shut Off Information

Do you know where or how to shut off your utilities, if necessary?  It’s important to know where they are located and how to shut them down, espeically in the event of a disaster.  Being prepared… Read More

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