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

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

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

Community

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

Community

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

Community

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

Community

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

Community

Youth Firefighting Academy Scheduled for June 25-26

West Pierce Fire & Rescue is hosting the 2022 Youth Academy the weekend of June 25-26, 2022 and are currently accepting applications. This two-day program will teach teens interested in a career in the fire service… Read More

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