Posts By: Darla

Board of Fire Commissioners passes resolution on fire levy lid lift – July 11, 2017

Ballot measure planned for November  CAMANO ISLAND, WA — The Board of Fire Commissioners for Camano Island Fire and Rescue passed a resolution asking voters to approve a 25-cent fire levy lid lift during the November General Election. If approved by voters, funding would be used to hire two firefighters to reduce response times, replace… Read more »

Fire Engine Bid Awarded

At their February 13, 2017, meeting, the Board of Fire Commissioners awarded the bid for a new Fire Engine Pumper Apparatus to True North Emergency Equipment.  Click here for more information.

Camano Island Fire and Rescue passes two state audits with flying colors – March 20, 2017

  The Washington State Auditor’s office released two separate audits of Camano Island Fire and Rescue, one focused on finances and a second audit on accountability. The audits covered fiscal years 2014 and 2015 and found no problems or issues with the department. “These audits are an independent check that show we are good stewards… Read more »

Strategic Plan identifies challenges and solutions to emergency service – Feb. 16, 2017

Camano Island Fire and Rescue held two well-attended community meetings to discuss its Strategic Plan earlier this year. Now, the Board of Fire Commissioners is discussing how to resolve challenges to providing emergency service moving forward. Call volumes have increased almost 29% in the last five years for the agency. More calls mean added costs… Read more »

House ID Signs as a Christmas Gift

House ID Signs – What a thoughtful Christmas Gift! (12/2016)  What better way to ensure that First Responders can find your loved one’s home quickly in an emergency than to give them a large Reflective House ID Sign that can more easily be spotted by Police or Emergency Crews.  Click here for more information.

Christmas Season Fire Safety Tips

(12/2016) Click on this link to see a video of how quickly a dry Christmas Tree will burn; and other safety tips for the holiday season.  Be Safe and enjoy the Holidays!

Santa Claus Visits Camano Island

(12/2016)  Another fantastic Santa Run for CIFR! I would like to thank everyone who put in so much time and effort to help make this annual event special for so many Camano residents. A special thanks to Lt Fazekas and Capt Shaughnessy for all their terrific effort in organizing and running this annual tradition. I… Read more »