Lakewood Resident Recognized with Life Saving Award

On Thursday afternoon, West Pierce Fire & Rescue presented a Lakewood resident with a lifesaving award for his quick actions during a medical aid call. Crews responded to reports of a cardiac arrest, where a woman… 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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It is Safe to Call 9-1-1

According to the Washington State Department of Health, visits to the emergency room have declined throughout Washington State since the COVID-19 pandemic began. This is also true locally, which is concerning that people are not… Read More

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Two-Alarm Fire at Pacific Ridge Apartments

At approximately 2 a.m. on Monday, May 11, West Pierce Fire & Rescue responded to a two-alarm fire at the Pacific Ridge Apartments, located at 13020 Lincoln Avenue SW in Lakewood. Firefighters arrived on scene to… Read More

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Training Scheduled for Wookbrook area September 23-25

West Pierce Fire & Rescue, as a part of the Pierce County Hazardous Incidents Team (PCHIT), will be conducting training in the Woodbrook neighborhood of Lakewood September 23-25, 2019. No roads will be impacted, but there… Read More

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Man Rescued in Puget Sound by Fireboat Endeavor

At approximately 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, West Pierce Fire & Rescue was dispatched to Day Island for a water rescue. The call was initiated by Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One, after assisting a… Read More

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