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Prevent burst pipes: Know how to shut off your water

Do you know where your water shutoff valve is? The current stretch of cold weather has already caused a few burst pipes around the island. Knowing how to quickly shut off the water can help reduce the damage to your home. Take a few minutes today to find those shutoff valves – in your home … Read more

We’re hiring an entry-level Emergency Vehicle Technician

We’re looking to to hire one full-time Entry-Level Emergency Vehicle Technician. This individual should have experience with heavy equipment, gasoline and diesel engines, hydraulic systems, truck chassis, and electrical systems. Candidates must apply by 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. Find the full position description and Camano Fire job application on our careers page. Preferred … Read more

Commissioner Lich retiring from Camano Fire Board

Dec. 14, 2021 After 35 years as part of Camano Island Fire & Rescue, Commissioner (and former volunteer firefighter) Steve Lich is retiring at the end of 2021. When asked how he wants people to remember him, his answer was simple: “I hope that people think I did a halfway decent job.” Camano Fire Chief … Read more

Now hiring: Part-time Fire Administrative Support Specialist

Want to work with us? We’re looking for a part-time Fire Administrative Support Specialist to join our team at the Administrative Office. In this position, you’ll serve as our front desk receptionist, assist with data entry and quality control for various fire district activities, and provide overall clerical and administrative support. Candidates should have a … Read more

Thanksgiving cooking safety tips

Nov. 16, 2021 Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires in the US. In 2018, fire departments responded to more than 1,600 cooking fires on Thanksgiving Day alone. Thanksgiving fires caused an estimated annual average of 5 deaths, 25 injuries and $26 million in property loss between 2017 and 2019. Unattended cooking was … Read more

Holiday Food & Gift Card drive begins Nov. 7

Nov. 7, 2021 Our annual holiday food and gift card drive begins Sunday, Nov. 7, and runs through Tuesday, Dec. 28. We’re collecting nonperishable food, pet food, and personal hygiene products to benefit the Stanwood Camano Food Bank. Gift card donations benefit The Christmas House, and are used to buy holiday gifts and necessities for … Read more

Burn ban lifted at midnight Sept. 30

Sept. 30, 2021 Due to the increase in fuel moisture levels and a return to more typical seasonal weather patterns, the Fire Marshal will lift the outdoor burn ban in Island County as of midnight, September 30, 2021. Recreational and cooking fires, limited to 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet high, are allowed and … Read more