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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Movember For Men’s Health Fundraisers

The month of November has been affectionately renamed “Movember” by many West Pierce employees as they raise awareness for men’s health.  West Pierce Fire Fighters Local 1488 has participated in Movember in years past by growing their mustaches and… Read More

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Employment Opportunity: Entry Level Firefighter/Paramedic

Entry Level Firefighter/Paramedics Accepting applications through October 28, 2016 at noon PDT West Pierce Fire & Rescue is establishing an eligibility list for Firefighter/Paramedics. It is anticipated five positions will be filled in… 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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West Pierce is TEAM GINA 

It is with a heavy heart that we change our cover photo on Facebook today. One of our retired dispatchers, Gina Moberg, lost her eight-year battle with breast cancer last evening. You may… Read More

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