Fire District 3
Provides fire and life safety services to 40,000 people in east Clark County, including the city of Battle Ground. We live by our core values of professionalism, safety, teamwork, integrity, and community.
Please Celebrate the Fourth Safely
Clark County has banned the use of fireworks due to unsafe weather conditions.
Please reserve 911 for emergencies only!
Although we will be increasing staffing due to extreme fire danger, we expect to be very busy in the next few days. We are committed to serving our community but can do so most effectively by first focusing on fire, medical and life-threatening emergencies.
If you wish to report fireworks discharge, please do so by calling 3-1-1 or submitting an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Dispatchers will be working hard to triage each of these reports to ensure that your concerns are address and will escalate response levels if necessary.
Due to high fire risk, fireworks are strongly discouraged Clark County Fire District 3 is encouraging residents to celebrate without fireworks this year. The hot weather and dry vegetation make it much riskier to light off fireworks this year. Fire potential forecasts indicate that with the upcoming heatwave, most of Fire District 3 will beContinue reading “Celebrate Safely on the Fourth of July”
To wrap up EMS Week, Firefighter/EMT Zane will be demonstrating hands-only CPR Live on Facebook! Saturday May 22, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. This is a valuable skill to know, in place of certified CPR. It helps an bystander provide immediate chest compressions when they witness a person collapse – AFTER calling 911!! Performing compression-only CPRContinue reading “Hands-Only CPR – Live Demonstration this Saturday, May 22 at 4p.m.”
Clark County Fire District 3 launched its new website last week at http://www.fire3.org. The purpose of redoing the site was to make it a more “user friendly” experience for residents and businesses looking for information about the Fire District, wildland fire preparedness and other safety tips, burning information, and how to volunteer. “It’s a clearinghouseContinue reading “Clark County Fire District 3 Unveils New Website”
BRUSH PRAIRIE, WA— Clark County Fire District 3 held a virtual awards ceremony presenting 11 employees with awards this week. Staff and personnel were recognized for high achievement and years of service. Fire Chief Scott Sorenson has spent his 40-year career in emergency services with Fire District 3. He says that he is grateful toContinue reading “Eleven Employees Honored by Clark County Fire District 3”
Emergency Response Times Improve with Additional Personnel BRUSH PRAIRIE, WA— Clark County Fire District 3 reports that call volumes dipped slightly from 4,381 calls in 2019 to 4,155 in 2020. However, the number of calls for emergency medical service increased from 3,010 to 3,196. Both statistics are likely due to the pandemic. For example, moreContinue reading “2020 Call Volume Recap for Clark County Fire District 3 (3/1/2021)”
Clark County Fire District 3 is collecting gift cards and cash donations for area families in need. Cash donations will be used to purchase gift cards. “This annual event is one that our ‘fire family’ looks forward to volunteering at each year,” said Fire Chief Scott Sorenson. “We’re so thankful for our community’s support andContinue reading “Clark County Fire District 3’s Toy Drive Looks a Little Different in 2020”
Fire Chief Scott Sorenson welcomes the opportunity to provide a 15-30 minute virtual presentation to local groups and organizations about emergency services in the fire district, the recent annexation of the City of Battle Ground, and answer any questions. If you’d like to arrange for a presentation, please contact the Fire Chief at 360-892-2331 or email@example.comThank you!