VRFA BLOG

Read about current VRFA events, incidents and announcements.

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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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 the upcoming hotter, drier months. Fortunately,…

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Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Home Project of the Week Campaign – Week 1

Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) fires continue to be a growing threat in Western Washington. What is Wildland Urban Interface? It's where homes meet or intermingle with undeveloped wildland vegetation. Several areas within the VRFA service area…

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Tim Day in front of ambulance

The VRFA welcomes Deputy Chief Tim Day

Please join us in welcoming Deputy Chief Tim Day to the Valley Regional Fire Authority. His name might sound familiar because DC Day began his career with the Auburn Fire Department (now the VRFA) in 1996 and was with the VRFA until 2017 when he…

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