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

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Write a Letter to Santa

Santa is coming to town! However, due to current COVID-19 restrictions, he won’t be able to visit our stations this year. He is looking forward to hearing from each child and told us he… Read More

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Strengthening Disaster Response Through Partnerships

In early 2020, the West Pierce Emergency Management Coalition (WPEMC) was created. This is a partnership between WPFR and the cities of Lakewood and University Place. The purpose of the partnership is to create cohesive, comprehensive… Read More

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Lakewood Resident Recognized with Life Saving Award

On Thursday afternoon, West Pierce Fire & Rescue presented a Lakewood resident with a lifesaving award for his quick actions during a medical aid call. Crews responded to reports of a cardiac arrest, where a woman… Read More

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Change Your Clocks, Check Your Alarm

What better way to use that extra hour you have this weekend than to check your smoke alarms? Over the years, the message has morphed from “change your clocks, change your battery.” Since many smoke alarms… Read More

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How West Pierce Fire & Rescue Assists Neighbors in Need

When wildfires strike, whether in Washington State or in other parts of the country, it is not uncommon to be asked the question, “is West Pierce sending firefighters to help?” Typically, the initial reply is “no,”… Read More

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Smoke Alarms Save Local Residents

Smoke alarms alert residences to smoke in their home, giving residents precious seconds when they matter most. That is why WPFR continually seeks out grant funding to continue its smoke alarm program. This program has thrived… Read More

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