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Santa Run set for Dec. 13 – 16

The annual Santa Run begins Monday, December 13, and runs through Thursday, December 16. Santa and his sleigh will also be at Winterfest on Saturday, December 11, at Cama Beach State Park

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

Final COVID booster clinic set for Nov. 30

Nov. 10, 2021 We’re offering boosters of ALL vaccine brands at our final, half-day clinic Tuesday, Nov. 30. The clinic will run from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Camano Center. Yes: You can get a Moderna, Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson booster. Anyone who qualifies based on CDC guidance and who completed their two-shot … 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

2022 Expense Budget Proposal Hearing Announcement

Pursuant to RCW 84.55, the Fire Commissioners of Island County Fire District #1 (Camano Island Fire & Rescue) will hold a public hearing to discuss the collection of authorized tax revenue sources for the 2022 Expense Budget. This hearing will be part of the regular Fire Commissioner’s Regular Meeting of October 25th, 2021. The hearing … 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

Now hiring: Full-time Firefighter/EMTs & Firefighter/Paramedics

Want to work with us? We’re currently putting together an eligibility list for full-time Firefighter/EMTs and Firefighter/Paramedics. Applications are due by 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30. Firefighter candidates must have IFSAC Firefighter I Certification, including Hazardous Materials Operations, ICS 100 and 700 certifications, and Washington State EMT certification. Paramedic candidates must have National Registry Paramedic … Read more

Type 1 Burn Ban starts Sept. 23, 2021

Sept. 23, 2021 A Type 1 burn ban for outdoor burning of natural debris in Island County goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, Sept.23, and will continue until further notice. Recreational and cooking fires, limited to 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet high, are allowed within enclosures and when safety precautions are followed. … Read more