Prepare in a Year: February

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


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


Holiday Travel Safety Tips

Whether you’re going over the river and through the woods this holiday season, or staying home, here are some safety tips to consider. Heading out of town? 1. Before you go, be sure your… Read More


Change Your Clocks & Test Your Smoke Alarms

Wondering what to do with that extra hour we’ll have this weekend during Daylight Savings? Change your clocks and check your smoke alarms! This is a great time to test your smoke alarms and change any… Read More


Enhancing Service Delivery to West Pierce Communities

With 9-1-1 calls for service continuing to increase every year, West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) continues to evolve as an all-hazards response provider. Adaptive approaches in resource deployment to address the demands of increased call… Read More


988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

You may call, text, or chat 988 to be connected to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL). It will be confidential, free, and available 24/7/365. Services are available in Spanish, along with interpretation services in over… Read More


West Pierce CARES Donates 100 Helmets to Caring for Kids

Over the weekend, West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) personnel attended the Caring for Kids Ready to Learn Fair at Harrison Prep in support of their annual back-to-school event. West Pierce CARES, WPFR’s employee-run non-profit… Read More


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


Window Fall Prevention

Window falls account for serious injuries among children, especially under the age of seven. According to Seattle Children’s Hospital, most children who fall through windows fall through a screen that was properly installed. Please remember… Read More

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