Important Update on Coronavirus and our Response
TOTAL BURN BAN IN EFFECT FOR ALL AREAS SERVED BY PCFD#23
Good Morning!
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
NWS FORECAST FOR ASHFORD, WA:
OVERNIGHT: A chance of rain showers before 5am, then patchy fog. Mostly cloudy. Low around 49, with temperatures rising to around 51 overnight. East wind 1 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
TUESDAY: Areas of fog before 10am. Partly sunny. High near 64, with temperatures falling to around 60 in the afternoon. Southwest wind 0 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
TUESDAY NIGHT: A chance of rain showers between 11pm and 2am, then rain. Mostly cloudy. Low around 49, with temperatures rising to around 52 overnight. South wind 3 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
WEDNESDAY: Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 59. East southeast wind 3 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.
Forecast Updated: 9/21/2020 5:06 PM | Last Retrieved: 9/22/2020 3:00 AM
2020 RESPONSES
Calls To Date:
TYPE 2020 AVG DIFF
Total: 243 191 +27%
EMS: 186 (77%) 139 (73%) +34%
Fire: 46 (19%) 36 (19%) +28%
Other: 11 (5%) 16 (8%) -31%
Total in 2019: 342 (0.94 calls/day)
So far in 2020, we've had an average of 1.00 calls per day
As of Monday, August 31, 2020
BURN PERMITS
Online Burn Permit Application
FIRE DANGER
Pierce County
HIGH
Updated 09/22/2020
Lewis County
MODERATE
Updated 09/22/2020
BURN BANS
Pierce County
ALL outdoor burning including recreational and cooking fires (except a gas grill) during this Red Flag event is prohibited until the Red Flag event is over as determined by the National Weather Service
Effective 07/30/2020 08:00 AM
Lewis County
Effective 2:00 p.m. September 8, 2020, the Lewis County Fire Marshal will modify and upgrade burn restrictions to prohibit all outdoor burning. Recreational campfires are NOT allowed at this time.
Effective 09/08/2020 02:00 PM
DNR Pierce County
Outdoor burning, the use of charcoal briquettes, and prescribed burns are banned on all forest lands within the State of Washington under Department of Natural Resources fire protection through September 30, 2020
Effective 07/28/2020 12:01 AM
DNR Lewis County
Outdoor burning, the use of charcoal briquettes, and prescribed burns are banned on all forest lands within the State of Washington under Department of Natural Resources fire protection through September 30, 2020
Effective 07/28/2020 12:01 AM
Gifford Pinchot NF/USFS
Effective Sept 9, 2020: Closure Order 06-03-00-20-06 temporarily prohibits the building, maintaining, or using a fire, campfire or stove fire, including charcoal fire or pellet fire in GPNF.
Effective 09/09/2020 12:00 PM
Air Quality
No burn ban
Effective 08/23/2018 01:00 PM
More Info: (360) 569-2752
Updated: 09/09/2020 04:23 PM by SRB
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STATION 88
136 Osborn Road, Ashford, WA

Station 88 is located in Paradise Estates, across the Nisqually River, just into Lewis County. The station and apparatus are owned by the citizens of Lewis County Fire District #17, and are operated under contract with Pierce County Fire District #23. The station houses 3 vehicles and has an office/storage room.

Click on any of the photos below for a larger image and more photographs of each aparatus assigned to this station.

Station 88 - 136 Osborn Road, Ashford, WA
Apparatus Assigned to this Station

Engine 88 - 1979 Ford FMC
Tender 88 - 1964 Kieser 5 Ton
Aid 88 - 1994 Ford Braun