Day Island Residents Battle Rising Tides

On Tuesday morning, residents on Day Island in University Place found many of their homes with water inside due to the king tides rising from Puget Sound. Fortunately, there were no injuries or rescues necessary. West… Read More


Food Drive at Santa at the Station Events

At each of West Pierce Fire & Rescue’s Santa at the Station events, a food drive is being held in support of the Emergency Food Network. Thank you to the community for their support in… Read More


November 2022 Alarm Summary

In November, West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) responded to 1,559 calls for service, which is an average of 52 calls per day. Approximately 82% of these calls were for medical aid. Read More


Winter & Holiday Safety Tips

Between cold weather and the holiday season, winter can be a dangerous time of year in terms of home fires. According to the US Fire Administration, the top three days of the… Read More


Holiday Travel Safety Tips

Whether you’re going over the river and through the woods this holiday season, or staying home, here are some safety tips to consider. Heading out of town? 1. Before you go, be sure your… Read More


Change Your Clocks & Test Your Smoke Alarms

Wondering what to do with that extra hour we’ll have this weekend during Daylight Savings? Change your clocks and check your smoke alarms! This is a great time to test your smoke alarms and change any… Read More


Connected CARE Program

This year, West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) implemented a Connected Community Access, Referral and Education (CARE) program which works to identify and assist those in need of services, but not the 9-1-1 system. The goal… Read More


Fall Safety Day at West Pierce Fire & Rescue

On Saturday, October 22nd, West Pierce Fire & Rescue will host its annual Fall Safety Day event. This event is fun for the entire family and of course, every child receives a free pumpkin! There will… Read More


Enhancing Service Delivery to West Pierce Communities

With 9-1-1 calls for service continuing to increase every year, West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) continues to evolve as an all-hazards response provider. Adaptive approaches in resource deployment to address the demands of increased call… Read More

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