Change Your Clocks, Check Your Alarm

What better way to use that extra hour you have this weekend than to check your smoke alarms? Over the years, the message has morphed from “change your clocks, change your battery.” Since many smoke alarms… Read More

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How West Pierce Fire & Rescue Assists Neighbors in Need

When wildfires strike, whether in Washington State or in other parts of the country, it is not uncommon to be asked the question, “is West Pierce sending firefighters to help?” Typically, the initial reply is “no,”… Read More

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Smoke Alarms Save Local Residents

Smoke alarms alert residences to smoke in their home, giving residents precious seconds when they matter most. That is why WPFR continually seeks out grant funding to continue its smoke alarm program. This program has thrived… Read More

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Celebrate Safely this July 4

The 4th of July is nearly here and West Pierce Fire & Rescue would like to remind residents to celebrate safely, as this is the busiest day of the year for firefighters. The safest way to… Read More

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West Pierce Fire & Rescue Welcomes New Firefighters

West Pierce Fire & Rescue is proud to introduce the newest firefighters who are here to serve the communities of Lakewood, University Place and Steilacoom. This class didn’t have a typical fire academy experience, as the… Read More

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Fire & Life Safety Lessons Now Available Online

West Pierce Fire & Rescue has adapted to COVID-19 in various ways outside of emergency response, including the delivery of elementary school programs. Typically, WPFR teaches in every Kindergarten through 5th grade classroom within the Clover… Read More

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