VRFA BLOG

Read about current VRFA events, incidents and announcements.

Notice of Special Finance Committee Meeting Oct. 5

 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Valley Regional Fire Authority Finance Committee will conduct a Special Meeting on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, beginning at 5:00 p.m.  The purpose of the Special Meeting is to review and discuss the proposed 2022…

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Fire Prevention Week:  “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™”

Every October, the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) promotes a theme for Fire Prevention Week, this year October 3-9. The message for 2021 is “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety,TM” and it includes the important goal of educating everyone…

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Oct. 5 Battle of the Badges to Benefit Auburn and Kent Food Banks

We are teaming up with the City of Auburn to take on Kent in the 2021 Battle of the Badges. Tuesday morning, two of the VRFA's bravest will go head to head with Puget Sound Fire, filling their carts with as many groceries as possible in one…

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Starting 9-14, VRFA Board of Governance meetings go back to virtual, begin earlier

The Sept. 14th VRFA Board of Governance meeting will not be held as an in-person meeting, but will occur via Zoom. Meeting links can be found on the community calendar at https://bit.ly/3hjC750 The Board of Governance will start at 5:15pm,…

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King County Fire Chiefs terminate stage 2 burn ban, stage 1 remains in effect

Effectively immediately (Sept. 1, 2021), the King County Fire Chiefs Association is terminating the Stage 2 (Complete) Burn Ban.  This allows burning of small recreational fires to resume as described below. Recent precipitation and cooler weather…

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Help us prevent brush fires

This week has been a busy one for brush fires! Captain Mushen and Firefighter Kave assisted with a fire in Kitsap County near Horseshoe Lake that burned 17 acres. We also responded to emergency calls in our neighboring jurisdictions while they were…

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