Posts By: Darla

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 »

Public invited to learn more about Camano Island Fire and Rescue’s Strategic Plan – December 29, 2016

Camano Island Fire and Rescue recently completed a Strategic Plan that covers how the agency will meet the increasing demand for emergency services. Two meetings are scheduled to share information and answer questions about what is being proposed: • Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. – Camano Center – 606 Arrowhead Road • Monday,… Read more »

New Times for Camano Island Fire and Rescue Board Meetings in 2017 – December 28, 2016

[Camano Island, Wash.] The Board of Fire Commissioners for Camano Island Fire and Rescue hold regular business meetings and the community is welcomed to attend.  In 2017, meeting times will now vary and locations will continue to rotate around the island to provide greater access for the public. Specifically, meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m…. Read more »