Annual Call Volume for West Pierce Fire & Rescue

In 2022, West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) responded to 17,751 calls for service, which is an average of 48 calls per day. These 9-1-1 calls include a myriad of incidents, including fires, rescues, emergency medical… Read More

Community

December 2022 Alarm Summary

In December, West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) responded to 1,550 calls for service, which is an average of 50 calls per day. Approximately 80% of these calls were for medical aid. Read More

Incidents

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

Fire

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

November 2022 Alarm Summary

In November, West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) responded to 1,559 calls for service, which is an average of 52 calls per day. Approximately 82% of these calls were for medical aid. Read More

Community

Wildfire Safety Tips

At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) was dispatched to a brush fire at the 10200 block of Earley Avenue SW in Lakewood. Crews arrived to find a fast… Read More

Fire

July 2022 Alarm Summary

In July, West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) responded to 1,521 9-1-1 calls for service, where 74% were for medical aid. On the 4th of July, crews responded to 49 calls for service and four were… Read More

Community

Water Safety Tips for Summer

Summer is here and while the sun it out, the water is cold. Water safety is incredibly important, especially this time of year. Wear a life jacket. Be sure it is Coast Guard approved (indicated on… Read More

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