Apartment fire displaces twelve


Twelve residents are displaced after a fire damaged their apartments at 1200 H St. SE on Friday, January 15, 2021.  Six second-story units, as well as two businesses located on the first floor, were…

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2021 Fire Benefit Charge (FBC) notices mailed out to property owners – click here to learn more.


2021 Fire Benefit Charge (FBC) notices mailed out to property owners - click here to learn more.

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Algona house fire displaces eleven


Eleven people are staying with family and friends following a fire that heavily damaged their Algona home on New Year’s Day. A resident of the home located in the 200 block of 6th Ave. N. called…

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Smoke alarms alert family of early morning fire


Working smoke alarms alerted an Auburn family to an early morning fire on New Year’s Day, most likely saving their lives. At approximately 4:01 a.m. on New Year’s Day, neighbors saw flames coming…

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A message from your King County Fire Chiefs Association


It's time to put 2020 behind us. We can end this pandemic together... we can all save lives! Hear this important message from your King County Fire Chiefs Association. Firefighters across King County…

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Two Lea Hill homes damaged by fire, seven displaced


Two homes sustained significant damage and seven people from two families were displaced as a result of an early morning fire on December 24. Neighbors made the first call to 9-1-1 at 2:51 a.m. after…

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Remembering Former Auburn Fire Department Assistant Chief Shropshire


It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Former Auburn Fire Department Assistant Chief Monroe Steven Shropshire on December 20, 2020. We offer sincere condolences to his family and…

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Firefighters quickly extinguish fire in Auburn strip mall


Five Auburn businesses were damaged in a late morning fire in the 900 Block of E. Main Street Wednesday, Dec. 9, but due to a quick stop by VRFA firefighters, the majority of the building was saved.…

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Letter of Commendation awarded to Captain Toline, Firefighter Fisher and Firefighter Highley


In early September, Captain Joel Toline, and Firefighters Kyle Fisher and Will Highley responded to an automatic fire alarm at an apartment building in Auburn. After initial size-up, they reported…

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Early morning fire destroys former Cools Café building in Pacific


Just before 6 a.m. this morning, VRFA firefighters responded to an initial report of a trash can fire near the 4500 block of A Street SE in Pacific, site of the former Cools Café. Upon arrival…

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