On Tuesday evening at the Steilacoom Town Council meeting, Assistant Chief Paul Tinsley presented the council and Steilacoom Department of Public Safety with a keepsake, recognizing the Town’s fire suppression history. Two brass nozzles came from Steilacoom’s retired 1975 Mack fire engine and had been polished and used over the years by many Steilacoom firefighters. […]
Preparing for a disaster is key, but practicing it is essential. It’s time to Practice and Build Out Your Plan. Americans at all income levels have experienced the challenges of rebuilding their lives after a disaster or other emergency. In these stressful circumstances, having access to personal financial, insurance, medical, and other records is essential for […]
This week’s Disaster Preparedness Month tip is simple: Plan to Help Your Neighbor and Community. Do you know your neighbors? Regardless of the type of emergency, you may face or where you live, it is important to know your neighbors. Here is why:
West Pierce Fire & Rescue would like to invite the public to join in remembering those lost on September 11, 2001. Two remembrance ceremonies will be held and include remarks from local leaders; one in partnership with the City of Lakewood and one at Station 31 in University Place.
This week’s Disaster Preparedness Month tip: Make a Plan for Yourself, Family and Friends.
September is National Disaster Preparedness Month and this year’s focus is on planning. It’s no secret that everyone should be prepared for any emergency, but where to start?
West Pierce Fire & Rescue is now testing for Entry-level Firefighter. It is anticipated a minimum of six positions will be filled in 2018. The application period will be open from Monday, August 14, 2017 at 8:00 AM (PST) until Friday, September 8, 2017 at noon (PST).
Every year, members of West Pierce Fire Fighters Local 1488 hold out their boot to collect donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. This year, they will be at the Lakewood Towne Center August 6, 10 and September 10 from 9:00 am – noon each day. Donations are also being accepted online. Thank you in advance […]
Summer is clearly here and the temperatures prove that. Extreme heat advisories are in place this week and through the weekend. Various cooling stations are open for the public:
West Pierce Fire & Rescue is currently accepting registration for the upcoming Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class for those who live or work within the borders of West Pierce. Since its start in 2009, more than 500 citizens have been trained to prepare for and respond to disasters or extreme emergencies.