Posts Categorized: Press Releases

CIFR and EPA respond to chlorine release

Jointly Released via CIFR & EPA Contact:  Mark MacIntyre – EPA Public Affairs                                      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Office:    206-553-7302                                                                                              January 16, 2014 Email:     [email protected]   EPA: Camano Island Chlorine Release Safely Resolved (Seattle – January 15, 2014) During the early hours of January 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, at the request of state and local… Read more »

CPR, Choking and AED Training Classes

Camano Island Fire and Rescue is offering CPR classes for the public. This class includes Adult, Child & Infant CPR training, Choking, and AED.  It does not include First Aid. • Schedule: 1st Wednesday evening of every month • Time: 6pm-9pm • Fee: $25 a person.  Please review the payment instructions in Step 2 below. … Read more »

New firefighter recruits take the oath

Camano Island Fire and Rescue’s newest volunteers and part-time firefighters gave an oath and received their new badges at a ceremony last week. Pictured from left to right are Andrew Yu, Ryan Striplin, Tucker Rockwell, Scott Webb, Travis Mason, and Tyler Hoglund. Not pictured is Matt Brown, a volunteer who recently became a part-time firefighter…. Read more »

Santa Clause rides the firetruck!

Camano Island Firefighters hosted Santa Clause for a firetruck ride through Camano Island Neighborhoods. not so much how many costed for example a few years ago as well as all other goods I grew in the price and its value increased.

Retiring Commissioners Served More Than 60 Years

Between them, retiring Camano Island Fire & Rescue (CIFR) Commissioners Loren Murray and Mike Hamel have 62 years of service with the Fire District. “The amount of dedication you gave and the love and concern for the community, I think that’s incredible,” said fellow commissioner Don Timmerman at a retirement party. Commissioners Murray and Hamel… Read more »

Camano Island Fire and Rescue receives full federal grant for seismic remodel

Camano Island Fire and Rescue (CIFR) has won an appeal for a Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) grant that helped fund the seismic retrofit of Terry’s Corner Fire Station. The Federal and State portion of the grant was $392,442. The District had submitted all documentation detailing the remodel/demolition plans to the State of Washington and… Read more »

Santa and his firefighter elves to visit Camano homes

Santa and his firefighter elves will be visiting neighborhoods on Camano Island to spread holiday cheer. Between 5 and 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 13, the firefighters of Camano Island Fire and Rescue will be visiting the residents of Camano City/Onamac, Madrona and Camaloch. Another crew will be in the Mabana, Tyee and Country Club neighborhoods…. Read more »

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 »