Press Releases

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 »

Board of Fire Commissioners to meet on lid lift resolution – June 19, 2017

Public invited and encouraged to attend The Board of Fire Commissioners for Camano Island Fire and Rescue will consider a resolution asking voters to approve a 25-cent fire levy lid lift during the November General Election. The public is invited to these meetings to learn more, or share their thoughts about the proposal: Monday, June… Read more »

Take 10 to save a life with Camano Island Fire and Rescue – May 11, 2017

Camano Island Fire and Rescue is teaching 10-minute CPR classes outside the Camano Plaza IGA (370 N. East Camano Dr.) from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. May 22-26. The event is called “Take 10 to Save a Life” and is held in conjunction with National EMS Week and the World CPR Challenge. Community members are… Read more »

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 »

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