Outdoor Burning FAQs

If you think lives or property are at risk, call 9-1-1 Who do I call to report fires that create a nuisance or illegal burning? Call 9-1-1. The Island County Sheriff’s Office enforces all burning laws on Camano Island. Do I need a burn permit? Permits are REQUIRED for fires larger than 4 feet in … Read more

Have Coffee with the Fire Chief on June 6

May 18, 2023 Don’t miss our upcoming Coffee with the Fire Chief on Tuesday evening, June 6. Chief Yengoyan will be at the Elger Bay Food Mart, 1992 S Elger Bay Rd, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Coffee, water, and light refreshments will be provided. You don’t need an appointment and there’s no formal agenda … Read more

Camano Fire honored with award for best presence on Nextdoor

May 11, 2023 Camano Fire prides itself on being a good neighbor – and its efforts were recognized last week by Government Social Media. Camano Fire was honored with a Golden Post Award for Best Nextdoor Presence. The award program honors outstanding use of social media by government agencies in the United States. According to … Read more

Camano Fire begins Coffee with the Fire Chief program on May 16

April 27, 2023  Join Fire Chief Levon Yengoyan for coffee and conversation as part of Camano Fire’s new Coffee with the Fire Chief program. The first Coffee event is scheduled for 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, at the Vista/Madrona fire station – 273 N. West Camano Drive. Coffee, water, and light refreshments will … Read more

Celebrating ICOM during National Public Safety T

April 10, 2023 Every year during the second week of April, we take a moment to honor our public safety telecommunications professionals – AKA our public safety dispatchers. This weeklong National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week celebration began in 1981 as a way to recognize everyone behind the scenes at 911. This year, we asked our … Read more