Important Update on Coronavirus and our Response
Good Afternoon!
Friday, December 2, 2022
THIS AFTERNOON: Cloudy, 41°F
FORECAST FOR ASHFORD, WA:
Friday Afternoon: Cloudy. Chilly. Temperature 41°F (Feels like 36°F). Relative Humidity 64%. 3% chance of precipitation. Southeast winds at 8 mph.
Friday Evening: Overcast. Chilly. Temperature 38°F (Feels like 33°F). Relative Humidity 73%. 6% chance of precipitation. Southeast winds at 8 mph.
Friday Night: Overcast. Chilly. Temperature 37°F (Feels like 32°F). Relative Humidity 76%. 5% chance of precipitation. Southeast winds at 6 mph.
Saturday Morning: Partly sunny. Chilly. Temperature 36°F (Feels like 31°F). Relative Humidity 72%. 0% chance of precipitation. Southeast winds at 6 mph.
Saturday Afternoon: Mostly sunny. Cool. Temperature 45°F (Feels like 43°F). Relative Humidity 62%. 0% chance of precipitation. East winds at 4 mph.
Saturday Evening: Clear. Cold. Temperature 29°F (Feels like 24°F). Relative Humidity 83%. 0% chance of precipitation. Southeast winds at 5 mph.
Forecast Updated: 12/02/2022 4:00 PM
2022 RESPONSES
Calls To Date:
TYPE 2022 AVG DIFF
Total: 302 249 +21%
EMS: 219 (73%) 180 (72%) +22%
Fire: 68 (23%) 48 (19%) +42%
Other: 15 (5%) 20 (8%) -25%
Total in 2021: 472 (1.30 calls/day)
So far in 2022, we've had an average of 1.00 calls per day
As of Monday, October 31, 2022
BURN PERMITS
Online Burn Permit Application
FIRE DANGER
Pierce County
LOW
Updated 12/02/2022
Lewis County
LOW
Updated 12/02/2022
Gifford Pinchot NF/USFS
LOW
Updated 12/02/2022
BURN BANS
Pierce County
Effective Monday, August 5, 2022 at 08:00 AM.
Effective 10/24/2022 08:01 AM
Lewis County
Effective 12:01 A.M., July 15, 2022, To obtain an Open Burning Application and Permit, you may apply on-line at https://burnpermit.lewiscountywa.gov/ or in person at the Lewis County Fire Marshal’s office.
Effective 10/25/2022 08:00 AM
DNR Pierce County
Effective October 25, 2022 at 12:01 AM. Rule burning and permit burning are allowed. Campfires are allowed in approved, designated campgrounds only.
Effective 10/25/2022 12:01 AM
DNR Lewis County
Effective October 25, 2022 at 12:01 AM. Rule burning and permit burning are allowed. Campfires are allowed in approved, designated campgrounds only.
Effective 10/25/2022 12:01 AM
Gifford Pinchot NF/USFS
No fire restrictions are in effect.
Effective 10/25/2022 12:01 AM
Air Quality
No Burn Ban
Effective 12/29/2020 03:08 PM
More Info: (360) 569-2752
Updated: 10/26/2022 12:30 PM by mm
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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

Fire Officer II Testing
Saturday, October 30, 2021 8:00 AM - Saturday, October 30, 2021 5:00 PM

PCFD 13 (Browns Point/Dash Point Fire Department) is hosting a Fire Officer II test on October 30, 2021 at Station 77 in Browns Point. For more information or to register for the course, contact Training Captain Lester Sandstrom at lsandstrom@piercefire13.org or at 253-952-4776. More details, including maximum class size and last date to register will be announced here soon.

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 01/03/2022 19:00 - 21:00 86 New Equipment and Drill Topics for 2022 Matt Medford
Friday 01/07/2022 17:30:00 - 19:30:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Saturday 01/08/2022 18:00 - 20:00 87 District Holiday Gathering -
Monday 01/17/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Hemorrhage and Shock
Also MLK Jr. Day
Joe Koehler
Monday 01/24/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 EVIP Annual Refresher - Lecture Ashley Walker
Monday 01/31/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 EVIP Annual Refresher - Road Test Ashley Walker
FEBRUARY
Monday 02/07/2022 19:00 - 21:00 86 Gear Inspection and WAC 296-305 Ashley Walker
Monday 02/14/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting
Also Valenties Day
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Monday 02/21/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Trauma Patient Assessment
Also Presidents Day
Joe Koehler
Monday
02/28/2022
19:00 - 21:00
1st Quarter SCBA
Andy Sabo
MARCH
Monday 03/07/2022 19:00 - 21:00 86 ALS Assist Joe Koehler
Monday 03/14/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting
Daylight Savings Time begins on 3/13
-
Monday 03/21/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Pediatric Trauma and Patient Assessment Joe Koehler
Monday 03/28/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 ALS Assist
All EMTs please try to attend
Beth McQueen
APRIL
Monday 04/04/2022 19:00 - 21:00 86 Chainsaw Operations - Lecture Nancy Barker
Monday 04/11/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 04/18/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Soft Tissue and Extremity Injuries
Also Easter Monday and Tax Day
Joe Koehler
Monday 04/25/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Engine Company Operations Matt Medford
MAY
Monday 05/02/2022 19:00 - 21:00 86 Wildland Fire Refresher Nancy Barker
Monday 05/09/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 05/16/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Cardiac - Adult BCLS, Airway, SGA, NTG, ECG Joe Koehler
Monday 05/23/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Wildland Fire Refresher Nancy Barker
Monday 05/30/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 No Drill - Memorial Day Holiday -
JUNE
Monday 06/06/2022 19:00 - 21:00 86 Second Quarter SCBA Matt Medford
Monday 06/13/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 06/20/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Head and Spine Injuries with Extrication/SMR
Also Juneteenth
Joe Koehler
Monday 06/27/2022 18:30:00 - 21:00 85 Water Rescue
Note earlier start time
Andy Sabo
JULY
Monday 07/04/2022 19:00 - 21:00 86 No Drill - Independence Day Holiday -
Monday 07/11/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 07/18/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Environmental Emergencies Joe Koehler
Monday 07/25/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Tender Operations Matt Medford
AUGUST
Monday 08/01/2022 19:00 - 21:00 86 Wildland pumps Matt Medford
Monday 08/08/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 08/15/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Skills Make-up or Trauma MCI/Traige or Open Topic Joe Koehler
Monday 08/22/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Wildland Fire Hose and Pumping Matt Medford
Monday 08/29/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
SEPTEMBER
Monday 09/05/2022 19:00 - 21:00 86 No Drill - Labor Day Holiday -
Monday 09/12/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 09/19/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Chest and Abdominal Injuries Joe Koehler
Monday 09/26/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
OCTOBER
Monday 10/03/2022 19:00 - 21:00 86 Ground Ladders -
Monday 10/10/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting
Also Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples Day
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Monday 10/17/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - OB-GYN Emergencies Ashley Walker
Monday
10/24/2022
19:00 - 21:00
Search and Rescue & Quarterly SCBA
-
Monday 10/31/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Trunk or treat Pub Ed event
Also Halloween
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NOVEMBER
Monday 11/07/2022 19:00 - 21:00 86 Extrication Andy Sabo
Monday 11/14/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 11/21/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Infectious Disease Joe Koehler
Monday 11/28/2022 19:00 - 21:00 85 Chainsaws -
DECEMBER
Monday 12/05/2022 19:00 - 21:00 86 Scene Size Up -
Monday 12/12/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 12/19/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Geriatric Patient Considerations Joe Koehler
Monday 12/26/2022 19:00 - 21:00 87 No Drill - Christmas Day Observed Holiday -