Press Releases

Community Paramedicine Program Takes Shape – Dec. 15, 2015

[Camano Island, Wash.] – There’s going to be a new type of non-emergency medical program in town. Camano Island Fire and Rescue is developing a community paramedicine program to improve patient care and reduce emergency service costs for taxpayers. Camano CARES, which stands for Community Assistance, Referral, and Education Service, is taking shape and the… Read more »

Santa Arrives by Fire Truck December 15, 2015

[Camano Island, Wash.] – Children will be listening for the sounds of sleigh bells in the snow and a little “Ho! Ho! Ho!” and, of course, the sight of a fire engine. The Santa Run is back on Camano Island this holiday season. From 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15th, firefighters from Camano Island Fire and… Read more »

EMT Class Announcement – Nov. 5, 2015

Camano Island Fire and Rescue Announces Emergency Medical Technician – Basic Training Course [Camano Island, Wash.] – Camano Island Fire and Rescue will be offering an Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B) training course, starting on February 3, 2016. The class will be held at the Vista/Madrona Fire Station located at 273 N. West Camano… Read more »

2016 Budget Discussion Underway – Oct. 15, 2015

The Board of Fire Commissioners for Camano Island Fire and Rescue started budget discussions for 2016 during its last meeting. The public is encouraged to attend an upcoming public hearing on the budget and learn how the fire district prioritizes spending for emergency services. The public hearing will be on Monday, October 26 at 7:00… Read more »

Volunteer Recruitment – Oct. 1, 2015

Volunteer firefighting and emergency medical service are valuable and exciting ways to serve your community. It takes dedication and many hours of training to become a volunteer with Camano Island Fire and Rescue, but the rewards are many. CIFR is currently beginning the selection process for our next class of new volunteers. An informational meeting… Read more »

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