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Camano Fire partnering with independent research firm on primary election survey

Camano Island Fire & Rescue has commissioned an independent research firm, NineteenEleven Consulting, to conduct a survey of registered voters about the August 2022 Island County primary election. The survey will be open for three weeks – from Monday, Sept. 19, through Monday, Oct. 10. Participants can access the survey online at https://s.surveyplanet.com/rie3g8k6. Phone and … Read more

CPR classes will resume Nov. 9, 2022

CPR classes are back starting Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. The classes are limited to 10 students each and include Adult, Child & Infant CPR, choking, and AED training.  Classes are offered on the second Wednesday of each month, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Vista/Madrona Fire Station – 273 N. West Camano Drive. The … Read more

Fire Safety Coloring Contest Winners Announced

The Board of Fire Commissioners selected three winners of the Fire Safety Coloring Contest on Monday night during the regular Commissioners’ meeting. Age 3-5 Winner: Camden, age 4 Age 6-8 Winner: Cassidy, age 7 Age 9-11 Winner: Colbie, age 11 Congratulations to the winners! We will reach out to the winners and their families this … Read more

Now hiring: Full-time Firefighter/Paramedics

Join our team! We’re putting together an eligibility list for full-time career Firefighter/Paramedics AND full-time career Firefighters. Applications are due by 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30. Paramedics without fire experience may apply. Paramedic candidates must have National Registry Paramedic certification, Washington State Paramedic certification, and be an ACLS provider and PALS provider (or equivalent) prior … Read more

Join us for the Safety & Preparedness fair Sept. 10

How prepared are you for an emergency? Learn how you and your family can be more prepared at the SAFETY & PREPAREDNESS FAIR. This FREE event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 10, 2022, at the Camano Commons (Terry’s Corner). This event is hosted by the Camano Preparedness Group and Camano Island Fire … Read more

Type 1 Burn Ban starts July 30, 2022

July 27, 2022 A Type 1 burn ban for outdoor burning of natural debris in Island County will go into effect on Saturday, July 30, and continue until further notice. Yes: You can still have small campfires in fire pits and use barbecues. No: You cannot burn yard debris or burn piles More specifically: Recreational … Read more

Camano Fire crews thanked for life-saving response

The widowmaker. That’s what doctors call the heart attack that Jon survived. Jon and his wife Dianne visited Station 4 today to thank the 911 dispatcher and Camano Fire EMTs and Paramedics who saved his life. “The cardiologist says you saved the day,” Jon said. “It was textbook perfect.” When he called 911 on April … Read more

Camano Fire to host its first National Night Out event Aug. 2

National Night Out is coming to Camano Island this August thanks to Camano Island Fire & Rescue, the Mabana Flames, the Camano Preparedness Group, and the Camano Island Chamber of Commerce. Community members are invited to the Vista/Madrona and Mabana stations from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2. “National Night Out is a chance … Read more