Three Firefighters Presented with Merit Awards

At a recent Board of Fire Commissioners meeting, West Pierce Fire & Rescue Captain John Craig, Firefighters Nathan Hollenbeck and Skylar Brown were presented with Merit awards. Back in December, they responded to reports of an… Read More

Community

April 2024 Alarm Summary

In April 2024, West Pierce Fire & Rescue responded to 1,422 calls for service, which was an average of 47 calls per day. Approximately 81% of those responses were for emergency medical aid. Read More

Community

March 2024 Alarm Summary

In March 2024, West Pierce Fire & Rescue responded to 1,516 calls for service, which was an average of 49 calls per day. Approximately 82% of those responses were for emergency medical aid. Read More

Incidents

January 2024 Alarm Summary

In January 2024, West Pierce Fire & Rescue responded to 1,631 calls for service, which was an average of 52 calls per day. Approximately 75% of those responses were for emergency medical aid. This is the… Read More

Incidents

2023 Alarm Summary

West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) responded to 17,809 calls for service in 2023, which is an average of 48 calls per day. Of these 9-1-1 responses: Approximately 79% of these calls are for emergency medical… Read More

Community

Brush Fire at Fort Steilacoom Park

Update 8/16/23 at 7:03 p.m. – Fortunately, there were no homes involved during this incident. Two firefighters were evaluated for heat-related injuries. Firefighters remain on scene tonight, putting out hot spots. Per the Lakewood Police Department,… Read More

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Brush Fire Impacts Local Mobile Home Park

At approximately 2:20 p.m. on Friday, August 4, West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) responded to reports of a brush fire at 146th Street and Murray Road in the Woodbrook neighborhood of Lakewood. The brush fire… Read More

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Fatality Apartment Fire in Lakewood

On Monday, February 20, 2023 at approximately 10:00 p.m., West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) responded to reports of an apartment fire at the Maple Court Apartments, located at the 4800 block of 122nd Street SW… Read More

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