Press Releases

Questions About the Fire Levy Lid Lift?

Camano Island Fire & Rescue has planned two meetings to share information about a proposed fire levy lid lift to meet the increasing demand for emergency services. Community members with questions are invited and encouraged to attend: Monday, October 23, 6:00 p.m. (Mabana Station, 3651 South Camano Drive) Saturday, October 28, 10:00 a.m. (District Headquarters,… Read more »

During a Fire, Seconds Count! Fire Prevention Week, October 8-14

Structure fires today are quite different than 100 years ago.  The long-held belief was that we might have eight to 10 minutes to escape a fire.  But today that escape time can be reduced to as little as two or three minutes. The smoke produced from building fires today can be even more deadly.  Modern… Read more »

Lid lift would fund service improvements for Camano Island Fire & Rescue: Ballot measure planned for November

The Camano Island community is being asked to consider a 25-cent fire levy lid lift for emergency services during the November General Election. If approved, funding would be used to hire emergency personnel, replace aging apparatus, and maintain District facilities. The lid lift would cost the owner of a $350,000 home an additional $7.29 per… Read more »

Open House scheduled for Camano Island Fire & Rescue on Sept. 9 (Posted 8/24/2017)

Camano Island Fire & Rescue invites the community to its annual Open House on Saturday, September 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Terry’s Corner Fire Station (525 E. North Camano Dr.). There will be loads of activities for kids and adults throughout the day, as well as free hot dogs, chips and… Read more »

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 »

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