Read about current VRFA events, incidents and announcements.

Firefighters rescue one person from a residential fire as seen from the open back of a fire truck.

Firefighters rescue one person and two cats in Friday afternoon fire

Just before 2 p.m. on Friday, April 5, firefighters responded to a report of a residential fire in the 2100 block of K St NE in Auburn. When fire crews arrived, the home was fully engulfed. Crews rescued one person from a side window. Two people…

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Firefighters in action with a summary of monthly VRFA call volume statistics.

VRFA responds to 1,255 calls in March

In March, VRFA crews responded to 1,255 calls for service. That's an average of 40.5 calls each day. Medical aid calls account for over 85% of our monthly calls.

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Code prohibiting use of grills and BBQs on patios and decks reversed

Update! On March 15, the State Building Code Council held an emergency meeting, reversing the fire code that prohibits the use of grills and BBQs on patios and decks of apartments and condos.  Before you fire up your grill, the King County Fire…

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A firefighter is kneeling down in front of an auto draft fire truck.

VRFA Responds to 1,146 calls in February

During the month of February, VRFA crews responded to 1, 146 calls for service, which is an average of 39.5 calls each day. Over 85% of those calls were for medical aid.

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Future Women in EMS and Fire Workshop Poster.

Future Women in Fire and EMS Workshop

Attention KIng County women! Come join King County EMS and host agency Shoreline, along with 12 other King County agencies, as we immerse you in a weekend of hands-on Fire and EMS activities and provide you an opportunity to explore a career in the…

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Looking to improve your interview skills? Join us for a workshop led by experts from King County EMS. This session is designed to help participants succeed in interviews. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your interviewing

King County EMS DEI Network Offers Interview Prep Workshop

There are many steps in the process of securing a career in Fire/EMS. Interviewing is essential to this process and can be intimidating to many individuals. King County Fire & EMS agencies invite you to a free session aimed at improving…

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