Prepare in a Year: February

West Pierce Fire & Rescue is dedicated to ensuring the community is prepared in the event of a disaster. During major disasters, such as an earthquake, firefighters may be delayed in their response to 9-1-1 calls… Read More

Community

CERT Registration Now Open

West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) invites community members who live or work in Lakewood, University Place and Steilacoom to attend the next session of CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) classes. The training will be held… Read More

CERT

West Pierce Celebrates Promotions

At the Board of Fire Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, January 17th, West Pierce Fire & Rescue celebrated the promotions of Captains Lisa Morin and John Craig. Captain Morin is if the first female firefighter to be… Read More

Community

Annual Call Volume for West Pierce Fire & Rescue

In 2022, West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) responded to 17,751 calls for service, which is an average of 48 calls per day. These 9-1-1 calls include a myriad of incidents, including fires, rescues, emergency medical… Read More

Community

Fatality Apartment Fire in Lakewood

On Wednesday morning, firefighters responded to an apartment fire at the 12900 block of Lincoln Avenue SW in Lakewood. The call was dispatched at 11:41 a.m. and the fire was out at 11:55 a.m. This quick… Read More

Fire

Prepare in a Year: January

West Pierce Fire & Rescue is dedicated to ensuring the community is prepared in the event of a disaster. During major disasters, such as an earthquake, firefighters may be delayed in their response to 9-1-1 calls… Read More

CERT

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

Community

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

Community

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

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