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


9/11 Remembrance Ceremonies Scheduled

In honor of the 21st anniversary of September 11, West Pierce Fire & Rescue will hold two public ceremonies in remembrance of the 2,977 victims lost on that date in 2001. Those victims included 343 firefighters,… 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


Community Expectations Survey

West Pierce Fire & Rescue is conducting a survey to assist us in meeting the expectations of our customers in regards to emergency response and other community services. If you live or work in Lakewood, University… 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


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


Hot Weather Safety

When the weather heats up, it is important to know how to stay safe. Finding ways to stay cool in hot temperatures is key. The following tips will help you and your family stay safe, courtesy… Read More

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