Celebrate Safely this July 4

The 4th of July is nearly here and West Pierce Fire & Rescue would like to remind residents to celebrate safely, as this is the busiest day of the year for firefighters. The safest way to… Read More

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West Pierce Fire & Rescue Welcomes New Firefighters

West Pierce Fire & Rescue is proud to introduce the newest firefighters who are here to serve the communities of Lakewood, University Place and Steilacoom. This class didn’t have a typical fire academy experience, as the… Read More

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Fire & Life Safety Lessons Now Available Online

West Pierce Fire & Rescue has adapted to COVID-19 in various ways outside of emergency response, including the delivery of elementary school programs. Typically, WPFR teaches in every Kindergarten through 5th grade classroom within the Clover… 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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Is Your Carbon Monoxide Alarm Ready to be Replaced?

In 2013, Washington State enacted a requirement for most residences to have a carbon monoxide alarm present. As a carbon monoxide alarm has a life span of approximately seven years, West Pierce Fire & Rescue has… Read More

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Kids Drawing Contest Now Open

Calling all artists! West Pierce Fire & Rescue knows how much students are missing art class and wants to help. In cooperation with West Pierce C.A.R.E.S.,  a drawing contest for students who… Read More

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West Pierce Works to Reduce Carbon Footprint

West Pierce Fire & Rescue is committed to doing its part to reduce its carbon footprint and increase cost efficiencies. In honor of Earth Day, here are just some of the ways WPFR has moved toward… Read More

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Storytime with West Pierce Now Available

Storytime with West Pierce started in March 2020, shortly after Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home Stay Healthy” order went into place. This is a way for West Pierce Fire & Rescue to stay… Read More

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