2017 Red Knights Recruit Academy Completed

In February, the 2017 Red Knights Recruit Academy class began with individuals eager to serve their communities as firefighters. This regional recruit academy class was comprised of three departments: Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One, Graham Fire… Read More


Training Burn Scheduled in University Place

West Pierce Fire & Rescue will be performing a live fire training exercise at 3326 Oas Drive W in University Place on May 11, 2017. Training will begin early in the morning and continue throughout the day until… Read More


CERT Program Receives $5,000 Grant

The West Pierce CERT program recently received $5,000 from the State Farm Companies Foundation in support of training more residents in how to help themselves during a disaster. The Foundation focuses on charitable grants that build… Read More


West Pierce Promotes Deputy Chief

West Pierce Fire & Rescue recently promoted Assistant Chief Karl Roth to the position of Deputy Chief of Support Services. Chief Roth started his career with the Lakewood Fire Department in 1982 and has worked in… Read More


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


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


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


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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