VRFA BLOG

Read about current VRFA events, incidents and announcements.

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 in the City of Algona. Auburn & Pacific -…

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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 staffed entirely by volunteers. Though the work…

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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 cardiac arrest and needs immediate help.…

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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 remove any dead vegetation or debris from underneath…

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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.   Week 3 Project: PRUNING   This week the…

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