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


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


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


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


Santa is Coming to Town!

Santa is coming to West Pierce Fire & Rescue! Don’t miss the Santa at the Station events in Lakewood and University Place. December 8th from 5:30 – 7pm Station 21 — 5000 Steilacoom Blvd SW,… Read More


West Pierce Fire & Rescue Celebrates EMS Week

It’s National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week! So far this year, nearly 82% of WPFR’s call volume is for medical aid. In 2021, WPFR ran 17,776 total 9-1-1 calls for service, which is approximately a 10%… Read More


Lakewood Rotary Supports West Pierce CARES

At Lakewood Rotary’s April 29th meeting, President Jim Rooks presented West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) Assistant Chief Scott Adams with a check in support of West Pierce CARES and their mission to support the community. Read More


Retired Assistant Fire Chief Greg Hull

West Pierce Fire & Rescue is saddened to share the news of retired Lakewood Fire Department Assistant Chief Greg Hull’s passing. His infectious smile and great attitude is forever embedded in the memories of all who… Read More

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