PARTIAL AND TOTAL BURN BANS IN EFFECT FOR ALL AREAS SERVED BY PCFD#23
Good Evening!
Wednesday, July 17, 2024
FORECAST FOR ASHFORD, WA:
Forecast Updated: 12/31/1969 4:00 PM
2024 RESPONSES
Calls To Date:
TYPE 2024 AVG DIFF
Total: 159 126 +26%
EMS: 118 (74%) 94 (75%) +26%
Fire: 35 (22%) 23 (18%) +52%
Other: 6 (4%) 9 (7%) -33%
Total in 2023: 394 (1.08 calls/day)
So far in 2024, we've had an average of 0.88 calls per day
As of Sunday, June 30, 2024
BURN PERMITS
Online Burn Permit Application
FIRE DANGER
Pierce County
HIGH
Updated 07/17/2024
Lewis County
HIGH
Updated 07/17/2024
Gifford Pinchot NF/USFS
HIGH
Updated 07/17/2024
BURN BANS
Pierce County
Burn ban on for all land clearing and outdoor burning of yard debris in unincorporated Pierce County
Effective 06/01/2024 08:00 AM
Lewis County
Burn ban on for outdoor burning on all lands regulated by Lewis County EXCEPT for recreational campfires in designated campgrounds
Effective 07/10/2024 12:01 AM
DNR Pierce County
All debris burning on DNR jurisdiction is prohibited, including rule burning and permit burning. Campfires are allowed in Approved Designated Campgrounds Only
Effective 07/11/2024 12:01 AM
DNR Lewis County
All debris burning on DNR jurisdiction is prohibited, including rule burning and permit burning. Campfires are allowed in Approved Designated Campgrounds Only
Effective 07/11/2024 12:01 AM
Gifford Pinchot NF/USFS
The following are PROHIBITED: Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, or stove fire, including a charcoal fire and pellet fire; Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a designated campground, or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable material; Possessing, discharging, or using any kind of firework or other pyrotechnic device; and Operating or using any internal or external combustion engine without a spark arresting device properly installed, maintained, and in effective working order
Effective 07/09/2024 12:01 AM
Air Quality
No Burn Ban
Effective 12/29/2020 03:08 PM
More Info: (360) 569-2752
Updated: 07/10/2024 01:23 PM by SRB
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Check this page for scheduled community events, training classes, and fire department scheduled trainings. This page will be updated as events are scheduled so check back frequently to find new training opportunities!

Community Events

None scheduled at this time

CPR, First Aid, EMT and Firefighter Classes

None scheduled at this time

Fire Personnel Drill Schedule

  • Saturday drills (if scheduled) will be held at Station 23-3, Alder.
  • First Monday drills will be held at Station 86 in Elbe.
  • All other drills and commissioner meetings will be held at Station 87 in Ashford.
  • *Bold drills are required fire personnel drills.

Events for:

DAY DATE TIME LOCATION TOPIC INSTRUCTOR
JANUARY
Monday 01/01/2024 19:00 - 21:00 86 No Drill - New Years Day Holiday
New Years Day Holiday
-
Monday 01/08/2024 16:00 - 17:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 01/15/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Heomorrhage & Shock
Martin Luther King Junior Holiday
Joe Koehler
Monday 01/22/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Heat and Cold Stress: Firefighter Health/Rehab on Calls and Trainings Matt Medford
Monday
01/29/2024
19:00 - 21:00
EVIP annual refresher; PPE Inspection; WAC 296-305
Ashley Walker
FEBRUARY
Monday
02/05/2024
19:00 - 21:00
EVIP annual road test
Ashley Walker
Monday 02/12/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 02/19/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Trauma Patient Assessment
Presidents Day and Washingtons Birthday
Joe Koehler
Monday
02/26/2024
19:00 - 21:00
SCBA 1st Quarter: Down Firefighter Rescue/RIT
Scott Beason
MARCH
Monday 03/04/2024 19:00 - 21:00 86 Incident Management and Small Tools
March 10 is Daylight Savings Start
Ashley Walker
Monday 03/11/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 03/18/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Pediatric Trauma and Patient Assessment Joe Koehler
Monday 03/25/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Wildland Refresher Part 1 Nancy Barker
APRIL
Monday 04/01/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Wildland Refresher Part 2
April Fools Day & Easter Monday. NOTE: Drill is at Station 87, not 86
Nancy Barker
Monday 04/08/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 04/15/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Soft Tissue & Extremity Injuries Joe Koehler
Monday 04/22/2024 19:00 - 21:00 85 Water Rescue/Shore Operations/Boat Ops Refresher
Earth Day.
Andy Sabo
Monday 04/29/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Multi-Company Drill - Wildland Operations
Tenders and Brush Truck Operations, Portable Water Tanks, Hand Tools
Matt Medford
MAY
Monday
05/06/2024
19:00 - 21:00
Aircraft Rescue Operations
with 2nd Quarter SCBA + Hands-On Hose Drill
Scott Beason
Monday 05/13/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 05/20/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Cardiac: BLS - Adult BCLS, Airway, SGA, NTG, ECG Joe Koehler
Monday 05/27/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 No Drill - Memorial Day Holiday
Memorial Day Holiday
-
JUNE
Monday 06/03/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Lifeflight and Helicopter Operations Scott Beason
Monday 06/10/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 06/17/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Head & Spine Injuries with Extrication & SMR Joe Koehler
Monday 06/24/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Airlift NW Scott Beason
JULY
Monday 07/01/2024 19:00 - 21:00 85 Auto extrication tools and equipment familiarization Ashley Walker
Monday 07/08/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 07/15/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Environmental Emergencies Joe Koehler
Monday 07/22/2024 19:00 - 21:00 85 Multi-Company Drill - Vehicle Fire Operations Ashley Walker
Monday 07/29/2024 19:00 - 21:00 85 Auto Extrication Ashley Walker
AUGUST
Monday 08/05/2024 19:00 - 21:00 86 Multi-Company Operations - Structure Fire Operations Ashley Walker
Monday 08/12/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 08/19/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Skills Make-up or Trauma/MCI/Triage or Open Topic
Also Lifeflight Network Helicopter Demonstration
Joe Koehler
Monday
08/26/2024
19:00 - 21:00
SCBA 3rd Quarter - Search and Rescue/Mayday Communications
Ashley Walker
SEPTEMBER
Monday 09/02/2024 19:00 - 21:00 86 No Drill - Labor Day Holiday
Labor Day
-
Monday 09/09/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 09/16/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Chest & Abdominal Injuries Joe Koehler
Monday 09/23/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Multi-Company Operations - Hose Lays (Forward/Reverse), Hydrant Operations Matt Medford
Monday 09/30/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Ladders and Ventilation: hands-on Ashley Walker
OCTOBER
Monday
10/07/2024
19:00 - 21:00
SCBA 4th Quarter - Annual Knowledge Test/Salvage procedures
Ashley Walker
Monday 10/14/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting
Columbus Day
-
Monday 10/21/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - OB-GYN Emergencies Joe Koehler
Monday 10/28/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Hazmat Awareness/Ops - refresher training (lecture/hands-on) Ashley Walker
NOVEMBER
Monday 11/04/2024 19:00 - 21:00 86 Asbestos training/Noise and hearing loss prevention
November 3 is Daylight Savings Time End
Nancy Barker
Monday 11/11/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 11/18/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Infectious Disease Joe Koehler
Monday 11/25/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Technical Recue/Utility Emergencies Ashley Walker
DECEMBER
Monday 12/02/2024 19:00 - 21:00 86 Sprinklers & Standpipes; Portable Fire Extinguishers Matt Medford
Monday 12/09/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 12/16/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Geriatric Patient Considerations Joe Koehler
Monday 12/23/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 No Drill -
Monday 12/30/2024 19:00 - 21:00 87 No Drill -