Smoke alarm alerts resident in Lea Hill house fire

On June 23, firefighters responded to the 11700 block of SE 315th Street in the Lea Hill area of Auburn just after 10 a.m. for a report of smoke and flames from the second floor of a residence. Upon…


Kids Safety Academy - Week 1, Activity 4: Firefighters are helpers and Week 1 Completion

Firefighters are Community Helpers Firefighters are helpers in the community and work at the fire station. They wear a uniform when at the station and wear a different uniform to fight fires called…


Kids Safety Academy - Week 1, Activity 3: Calling 911

In an emergency, seconds count. An emergency could be a fire or it could be someone in your home who is really sick or hurt and needs to go to the hospital. By completing the 911 Activity Book, you…


Kids Safety Academy - Week 1, Activity 2: Spot Something Hot

  There are things inside and outside the home that are hot or can get hot.  Things that are hot can burn and hurt you. Remember to: Stay away from hot things. Do not touch fire tools such as…


Kids Safety Academy - Week 1, Activity 1: Smoke Alarms

Welcome to the Kids Safety Academy. Your first step to fire safety is to make sure the smoke alarms where you live are working. https://youtu.be/V8c1vtijPhs Find and test your smoke alarms Find all…


Smoke alarms alert residents in early morning house fire

Firefighters responded to the 6600 block of Elaine Avenue SE in Auburn just after 3 a.m. this morning to a report of a fire in an attached garage. Upon arrival crews worked quickly to extinguish the…


2020 VRFA School Program Off to a Great Start

The 2020 VRFA School Program is off to a great start this year with the first classroom visits in mid-January. Over the next few months, the Public Education Team (two Public Information &…


2020 Proposition No. 1 - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Proposition No. 1? If approved, this proposition would authorize restoration of the regular property levy rate of $1.00/$1,000 assessed value for collection in 2021. The increased levy would…


Notice of Live Fire Training in Pacific, WA on November 26, 2019

The South King County Fire Training Consortium (SKCFTC) will be conducting LIVE FIRE TRAINING on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 1590 Thornton Avenue SW in Pacific from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. The training…


Public Information & Education Officer Kimberly Terhune Awarded 2019 Fire Educator of the Year

Public Information & Education Officer Kimberly Terhune received the Fire Educator of the Year award at the annual Washington Fire Prevention Institute Awards Banquet in Lake Chelan last week.…