About Us

Our Values

Camano Island Fire and Rescue will be a premiere agency and industry-leading role model for combination fire departments, which include full time, part time, and volunteer personnel. We will focus on providing high-quality, cost-effective, and cohesive service that will exceed community expectations. We will accomplish this vision by utilizing a physically fit, healthy, and diverse workforce that is well trained and empowered with a high level of involvement in our success. We will emphasize proactive communication at all levels, and ongoing transparency to our community. Camano Island Fire & Rescue will be a positive and valued part of the community.

Our Mission

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Working together to safely protect our community’s lives & property. We fulfill this mission through high quality:

  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Protection
  • Technical Rope & Marine Rescue
  • Fire Prevention & Public Education

Our Vision


  • Good ethics
  • Walking the talk
  • Doing the right thing when no one is looking or when it is unpopular


  • Honesty
  • Feeling safe
  • Must be earned
  • Willingness to break the cycle of distrust
  • Respect our partners & coworkers


  • Open communication
  • Community involvement & information

Pride & Ownership

  • Professionalism
  • Knowledge
  • Teamwork
  • Appearance & uniform
  • Dress and act appropriately
  • Self-Motivation
    • Foster an entrepreneurial attitude
    • Take the opportunity to go above and beyond
  • Emphasis on Customer Service
  • Standards 
    • Let people know what is expected of them
    • Embrace diversity and creativity