Emergency Utility Shut Off Information

West Pierce Fire & Rescue

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


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


Lake Addressing Program

Lake Addressing dock

West Pierce Fire & Rescue is ready to respond to emergencies on the water each and every day. This may include anything from people in distress to boat and structure fires on or near the water. Read More


Where to Take Your Household Hazardous Waste

West Pierce Fire & Rescue

Ever wonder what can be thrown in the garbage and what should be taken elsewhere to be disposed of?  We get this question often and hope this information helps as to where to take those specialty… Read More


Three-year-old Falls from 3rd Story Window

Child Window Fall

On Saturday afternoon, West Pierce Fire & Rescue was called to the Springbrook Apartments in Lakewood with reports of a child who fell out an apartment window.  Crews arrived to find a three-year-old patient in the… Read More

Emergency Medical

Firefighter Starts Kidney Donation Chain

Kidney donation story

It’s not uncommon to hear of someone needing an organ donation of sorts, but this story is a bit of the exception.  In November 2013, West Pierce Firefighter/Paramedic Jo Kummerle’s mother was in need of a… Read More


An Amazing Citizen…Who Is Nine

Meet Alex, a 9-year-old Lakewood resident who is currently spreading the love with random acts of kindness.  You may remember her from last year as she set a goal of completing 600 in honor of her… Read More

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