Important Update on Coronavirus and our Response
Good Morning!
Sunday, July 3, 2022
THIS NIGHT: Sprinkles, 53°F
FORECAST FOR ASHFORD, WA:
Saturday Night: Sprinkles. Overcast. Cool. Temperature 53°F (Feels like 52°F). Relative Humidity 99%. 37% chance of precipitation. New rainfall of 0.02 in possible. West winds at 4 mph.
Sunday Morning: Sprinkles. Overcast. Cool. Temperature 56°F (Feels like 55°F). Relative Humidity 87%. 34% chance of precipitation. New rainfall of 0.02 in possible. West winds at 5 mph.
Sunday Afternoon: Sprinkles. Overcast. Cool. Temperature 60°F (Feels like 60°F). Relative Humidity 78%. 54% chance of precipitation. New rainfall of 0.04 in possible. West winds at 5 mph.
Sunday Evening: Sprinkles. Cloudy. Cool. Temperature 57°F (Feels like 57°F). Relative Humidity 86%. 51% chance of precipitation. New rainfall of 0.04 in possible. Northwest winds at 4 mph.
Sunday Night: Sprinkles. Overcast. Cool. Temperature 51°F (Feels like 50°F). Relative Humidity 100%. 31% chance of precipitation. New rainfall of 0.01 in possible. Southwest winds at 4 mph.
Monday Morning: Sprinkles. Overcast. Cool. Temperature 51°F (Feels like 50°F). Relative Humidity 100%. 25% chance of precipitation. West winds at 4 mph.
Forecast Updated: 7/03/2022 2:00 AM
2022 RESPONSES
Calls To Date:
TYPE 2022 AVG DIFF
Total: 155 123 +26%
EMS: 127 (82%) 91 (74%) +40%
Fire: 23 (15%) 22 (18%) +5%
Other: 5 (3%) 10 (8%) -50%
Total in 2021: 472 (1.30 calls/day)
So far in 2022, we've had an average of 0.86 calls per day
As of Thursday, June 30, 2022
BURN PERMITS
Online Burn Permit Application
FIRE DANGER
Pierce County
HIGH
Updated 07/03/2022
Lewis County
LOW
Updated 07/03/2022
Gifford Pinchot NF/USFS
LOW
Updated 07/03/2022
BURN BANS
Pierce County
No Burn Ban
Effective 09/21/2021 08:00 AM
Lewis County
No Burn Ban
Effective 09/30/2021 08:00 AM
DNR Pierce County
No Burn Ban
Effective 10/08/2021 12:01 AM
DNR Lewis County
No Burn Ban
Effective 10/08/2021 12:01 AM
Gifford Pinchot NF/USFS
No Burn Ban
Effective 09/20/2021 05:00 PM
Air Quality
No Burn Ban
Effective 12/29/2020 03:08 PM
More Info: (360) 569-2752
Updated: 10/08/2021 03:14 PM by SRB
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BECOME A VOLUNTEER!

Are you able to make decisions confidently?
Do you possess good communication and listening skills?
Are you an honest, ethical person, with integrity?
Are you a flexible, open-minded person, able to learn from experiences?
Are you a person with a plan, but flexible in dynamic, rapidly evolving situations?
Are you at ease with all types of people?
Are you willing to stop what you are doing to answer a call for help?

Are you ready to become part of our team?

Pierce 23 Fire and Rescue is always looking for committed volunteers who wish to serve their community as a trained first responder. Being a volunteer firefighter is an exciting job that comes with lots of satisfaction, camaraderie and experience. Volunteer personnel respond to calls for help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in all kinds of weather and conditions. We are looking for people who have demonstrated skills and characteristics which include, but are not limited to:

  • Courage, dedication, assertiveness, and above all, a desire to help others in need.
  • High level of professionalism.
  • A solid work ethic.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working and interpersonal relations with the community, other public safety personnel, subordinates, and superiors.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing to a diverse audience.
Fire department training

Roles for volunteers include emergency response personnel (Firefighters/EMT's) as well as support personnel. Men and women age 18 and older who are in good physical condition and have the desire to serve as firefighters are eligible to apply for emergency response positions. Anyone age 18 or over may apply for and serve in support positions. All applicants must pass a background check and physical exam, provided by the department upon acceptance.

Volunteers with Pierce 23 Fire & Rescue do not need any prior fire or emergency service experience. Volunteers will attend weekly drills and other training classes (such as EMT training and Firefighter academy, driver/operator, water rescue, as well as other advanced training), and will be provided with all necessary equipment by the department.

Pierce 23 Fire & Rescue does not have paid or career positions available.

Still Interested?

If you would like to join our team, please contact us here, or stop by our Headquarters Station. We look forward to hearing from you!