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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

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

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

COVID Vaccine card replacement

Aug. 23, 2021 Have you misplaced your COVID vaccine card? While we can’t reissue a card for you, you have a few options for getting your vaccine records: 1. Sign up for MyIR online2. Go to a local clinic or pharmacy. Most can help you sign up for MyIR and access your records3. Ask your … Read more

Surplus fire engine helping local community

Aug. 5, 2021 Our surplus fire engine found a new home – with the Hat Island Fire Department. They couldn’t be more excited to get a surplused apparatus in such good shape.   “This one is so far superior in terms of what it’s going to provide for fire protection for our people,” said Mike … Read more