Cooling Center Opens in Auburn July 26-28


If you or someone you know needs a cool place to shelter away from the extreme heat this week, the City of Auburn is hosting a cooling center from 10 am - 5 pm at the Senior Activity Center, 808 9th…

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His career defined by selfless service, VRFA Battalion Chief Pete Connell retires


Selfless service is defined as putting the welfare of the organization, community, and your subordinates before your own; serving by doing your duty loyally without thought of recognition or gain.…

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Administrative Office Phones Experiencing Technical Issues


Update: We have resolved our phone issue. Our main phone lines are down. If you need to contact our Administrative Offices, please use the AsktheVRFA@vrfa.org email. 9-1-1 is working. Please only…

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Fireworks


We are less than one week away from the 4th of July. As the holiday approaches, we remind you of the fireworks regulations in the communities we serve. Algona - Discharge of all fireworks is illegal…

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Firefighter Vic Kave retires with 30 years of service


After a 30-year career with the Auburn Fire Department and Valley Regional Fire Authority, James (Vic) Kave has decided to retire. Vic grew up in an area of West Virginia where fire departments were…

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Smoke Warning – June 8 Training Exercise


We are conducting a training exercise today, June 8, that will cause smoke in the area of 2900 C Street SW in Auburn between 1-4 p.m. Please do not call 9-1-1.

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Life Saving PulsePoint App launched in King County


Today, King County Fire Chiefs Association and Medic One Foundation announced the county-wide launch of PulsePoint, a free life-saving mobile app that notifies users when someone nearby is in…

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Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Home Project of the Week Campaign – Week 4


We hope you have had the opportunity to check off a few or all of the previous projects.   Week 4 Project: Decks and Porches Never store flammable materials under your deck or porch and…

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Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Home Project of the Week Campaign – Week 3


Last week we focused on the roof. Hopefully, you were able to take advantage of the nicer weather to get your roof ready for the summer. This week we are working on the vegetation around your home.……

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Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Home Project of the Week Campaign – Week 2


Wildland Urban Interface Home Project - Week 2   Hopefully, you had a chance in between rain showers last weekend to work on removing clutter from around the outside of your home to prepare for…

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