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Open Houses at fire stations conclude Fire Prevention Week

Preventing fires is as important as fighting them when they occur. And since prevention starts at home, Camano Island Fire and Rescue is participating once again in Fire Prevention Week beginning October 6 and concluding with an open house at four stations. The public is welcome at Fire Stations 2, 3, 4 and 5 between… Read more »

Camano Fire part of extensive study of area fire districts

A detailed study numbering more than 300 pages and comparing fire districts in North Snohomish County recommends some cooperative efforts. “There’s a lot of recommendations in here that are going to take some time to digest.  I think the document is going to be very useful,” said Commission President Pat Metz.  “With the final document… Read more »

Live Fire Training Saves Money

Fire training costs money — but thanks to the innovation of CIFR’s Training Captain Jason Allen, it will cost the department less every year. In past years, live fire training has been conducted at other departments with the necessary facilities.  Acquired structures are less predictable to come by and don’t provide a consistent training lesson…. Read more »

Clean Audit

Camano Island Fire and Rescue received a clean audit report for the past two years, a fact that the Board of Commissioners and Administration are pleased to announce considering the significant bond projects  under review as well as the new accounting system recently implemented. “We are proud of the work of our staff in managing… Read more »

From The Chief: Doing More With Less

August 2013 Doing more with less seems to be the motto in these tough economic times. Currently, fire and EMS services on Camano Island remain viable and strong due to conservative budgeting and careful planning. Paramount to the District’s concerns is maintaining the quality and effectiveness of our emergency operations and, in particular, the superb EMS service that represents about 75 percent… Read more »