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Camano Fire ending COVID vaccine clinic in June

May 26, 2021 After four and a half months, and more than 12,000 doses of vaccines given, Camano Island Fire & Rescue will end its local vaccine clinic in June. “Taking care of our community means more than just responding to 911 calls,” Chief Levon Yengoyan said. “We stepped up to lead this effort, knowing … Read more

Special Commissioner Meeting/Workshop

The Fire Commissioners will hold a Special Workshop on Monday, March 8, 2021, at 3:45 p.m. at the Administration Office. The Agenda will be Board Roles & Responsibilities. This meeting will be held before the regularly held Fire Commissioner’s meeting at 4:30 p.m. Attendance is via Zoom, Meeting ID#849 5522 8323 Dial 253/215-8782. We can … Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic information

Feb. 17, 2021 We’ve received several questions about how our Camano Fire vaccine clinic is handling second-dose appointments for individuals who received a first dose at the beginning of February. If you received your first dose at the Camano Fire clinic, we will contact you directly to coordinate your second dose. You will receive an … Read more

EMS Levy renewal set for ballot in Feb. 2021

Nov. 17, 2020 UPDATE: Find current election results on the Island County Elections page. Note that election results will be certified Friday, Feb. 19. 2021 At its regular meeting Monday, Nov. 9, Camano Island Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners approved a resolution to place a six-year EMS Levy renewal request on the ballot in … Read more

Camano Fire & Rescue Board of Commissioners approves 2021 operating budget

Oct. 29, 2020 The Fire Commissioners for Camano Island Fire and Rescue unanimously approved the department’s 2021 operating budget during their regular meeting on Monday, Oct. 26. The 2021 budget includes $7,419,500 for operations and $250,000 into capital replacement funds for facilities, apparatus, and other capital purchases. The 2021 budget represents a slight decrease from … Read more

Clean state, federal audit for Camano Island Fire & Rescue

Oct. 22, 2020 It’s a clean audit, with no findings, for Camano Island Fire & Rescue. Earlier this month, the Washington State Auditor’s Office completed an Accountability, Financial Statement, and Federal Grant Compliance Audit covering a two-year period, from Jan. 1, 2018, through Dec. 31, 2019. The audit found that CIFR operations complied with applicable … Read more

Camano Island Fire & Rescue is proud to announce Dennis Wischmeier as the 2019 recipient of the annual Camano Island American Legion Post #207 Firefighter of the Year Award

Feb. 3, 2020 Dennis Wischmeier was honored recently as the 2019 Camano Island American Legion Post #207 Firefighter of the Year. Dennis has been an active volunteer with Camano Island Fire & Rescue since 2011, and currently serves at Station #5, Camano Island Fire and Rescue’s southernmost station in Mabana. “When the American Legion asked … Read more