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Board of Fire Commissioners Workshop Announcement

The Camano Island Fire & Rescue Board of Fire Commissioners will meet Monday, May 23rd at 3 PM at the Administration Building (811 N. Sunrise Blvd. Camano Island) for a Workshop. The Workshop topic is Levy Lid Lift Communication. There will be a regular Board meeting at 4:30 that day following the Workshop.

Smokey is back!

May 11, 2022 It’s amazing what a little paint and a lot of dedication can do. Thanks to the artistic talents of Raylyn – a 6th grader at Port Susan Middle School – Smokey Bear is back, brightening the side of the road along SR 532 again. And we do mean literally. He’s *SO* much … Read more

Meeting rooms open for public rental on May 1

May 1, 2022 Our meeting rooms and public spaces are open to the public as of May 1. To reserve a meeting room or public space, please call our Administrative Office at 360-387-1512. Please be prepared to provide the following information when you call: Name of group Name and phone number of contact person Address … Read more

Outdoor Burning Frequently Asked Questions

April 20, 2022 Spring is often the time when our friends and neighbors burn their burn piles before summer burn bans are issued. What should you know about outdoor burning on Camano Island? I think someone is burning illegally or unsafely. Who do I call? Call 911. The Island County Sheriff’s Office enforces burn restrictions … Read more

Daylight Saving Time starts March 14

March 11, 2022 Adjust your clocks and change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors: Daylight Saving Time goes into effect at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 13. We recommend testing your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors each year when you set your clocks ahead. It’s worth the extra few minutes – and … Read more

CIFR swears in two new commissioners at Jan. 11 board meeting

Jan. 12, 2022 Chair Janice Treml officially swore in Kim Williams and Kelly Yadon as Camano Fire’s newest commissioners at Tuesday night’s board meeting. Voters elected the two last fall to replace retiring commissioners Erik Krieg and Stephen Lich. “The role of fire commissioner is an important one for our organization and for public safety … Read more

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

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