June 2023 Alarm Summary
In June 2023, West Pierce Fire & Rescue responded to 1,525 calls for service, which was an average of 49 calls per day. While July responses are not part of this figure, firefighters ran 80 calls on July 4th alone. Between July 3-5, there were 219 calls, which is a 45% increase over that same time frame in 2022.
Hot, dry weather and vegetation are important to remember this summer. It does not take much for fires to start. For tips on how to stay safe in regards to wildland and brush fires, please click here.