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Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!

The Valley Regional Fire Authority is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) during Fire Prevention Week, October 5 – 11, to remind citizens about the importance of having working smoke alarms and testing them monthly. According to the latest NFPA research, working smoke alarms cut the chance of dying in a fire in half. Meanwhile, almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms. The VRFA has a free smoke alarm and battery program for low income residents. The program is funded by the Auburn Area Fire Medic Campaign and a grant from the Energizer Battery Company. Stop by one of our fire stations or call 253-288-5800 to apply for assistance. For more information go to the family safety section of our website or contact the public education division at 253-288-5800.

Special Finance Committee Meeting


Notice is hereby given that the Valley Regional Fire Authority Finance Committee will conduct a Special Meeting on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, beginning at 5:00 p.m.  The purpose of the Special Meeting is to review and discuss the draft 2015 budgets.  The Committee may or may not take action on all or any portion of the items discussed.

The Special Meeting will be conducted at the Valley Regional Fire Authority Headquarters located at 1101 D Street NE, Auburn, WA  98002.

If you have any questions, please contact the Valley Regional Fire Authority at 253-288-5800.

Scout Night 2014

The VRFA's fourth annual Scout Night will be held on Tuesesday, November 4th, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Station 34. Boy and girl scouts of all ages are invited to attend this evening of fun and learning where they will learn how to make their homes safer, how to change the batteries in their smoke alarms, basic first aid skills, how to tie knots and the importance of having a home escape plan. We have also added a kitchen and cooking safety station. This event is very popular and space fills up fast. If you are interested in bringing your scout group to this event or would like more information please contact the VRFA Public Education Division at     

Change to VRFA Finance Committee and Board of Governance Regular Meetings

Effective January 1, 2014 the Valley Regional Fire Authority Regular Finance Committee and Board of Governance meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of each month.  The Finance Committee will meet at 5:00 p.m., with the Board of Governance meeting at 5:45 p.m.  Both meetings will continue to be held at VRFA Headquarters, Station 31, 1101 D St. NE., Auburn, WA.

First Aid Training Available Monthly at VRFA

Do you need a current First Aid and CPR card for your workplace? A six-hour First Aid and CPR course is available the third Saturday of each month (excluding July, August and December), from 8:30 - 3:00 at Station 31. There is a $50 fee for this class and pre-registration is required.

Sign up for a CPR Class

CPR can increase the chances of survival significantly when started immediately by a bystander. The Valley Regional Fire Authority offers adult, child and infant CPR training on the first Wednesday of each month (excluding July, August and December), from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the headquarters, station 31. There is a $20 fee for this class and pre-registration is required. Visit the Community Programs page on our website for more information and the registration form.

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