Fire District Welcomes New Fire Commissioner and Other Personnel Changes

Clark County Fire District 3 welcomes a new fire commissioner and announces other personnel changes to the fire district. New fire commissionerFire Commissioner Dean Thornberry was sworn-in on August 8 and replaces Scott Anders who stepped down after accepting a job in another state. Thornberry spent 25 years in fire service, including 12 years withContinue reading Fire District Welcomes New Fire Commissioner and Other Personnel Changes

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Provides Critical Lifesaving Equipment Grant to Clark County Fire District 3 

Grant is part of more than $69 million given by Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation to public safety organizations across the U.S. (Brush Prairie, Wash.) As summer continues, Clark County Fire District 3 is prepared to keep Clark County safe thanks to a grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. The Foundation recognized our needContinue reading Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Provides Critical Lifesaving Equipment Grant to Clark County Fire District 3 

Meet Firefighters and Emergency Personnel at Open Houses this Summer

Learn more about your fire district and enjoy free food and fun for the family Clark County Fire District 3 invites the community to celebrate summer with free food and fun at a fire station near you in August and September. Bring your family and friends and see how your tax dollars work to keepContinue reading Meet Firefighters and Emergency Personnel at Open Houses this Summer

Water Safety: Letter from Fire Marshall Chris Drone

The weather is warming up and more people are out enjoying our beautiful lakes, rivers and beaches. As you head out this summer, we want you to be safe and know how to prevent an unintentional drowning. Drowning is a leading cause of death for young children, but drowning does not discriminate, and no oneContinue reading “Water Safety: Letter from Fire Marshall Chris Drone”

Clark County Fire District 3 Welcome Five New Firefighters

Pictured left to right: James Clay, Taylor Nye, Billy Wherley, Andrey Kotov; Front: Kirk Meller District Says Thank You for Fire Levy Lid Lift BRUSH PRAIRIE, WA— Clark County Fire District 3 is sending a huge thank you to residents and business for personally and financially supporting the agency. Community support means five firefighters andContinue reading “Clark County Fire District 3 Welcome Five New Firefighters”

Call Volumes Increase 12.6% for Clark County Fire District 3

District Continues to Ask County Council for Impact Fees to Manage New Growth BRUSH PRAIRIE, WASH.— Call volumes increased 12.6% for Clark County Fire District 3 from 4,155 in 2020 to 4,713 in 2021. Emergency medical service accounted for almost 77.2% of all calls received, or 3,637 calls last year. Call volumes are highest duringContinue reading “Call Volumes Increase 12.6% for Clark County Fire District 3”

Clark County Fire District 3 Promotes Drone and Zalozh, Shoup as Fire Inspector

Clark County Fire District 3 promoted two staff members and introduced a new Fire Inspector this month. Chris Drone is the new Division Chief for Community Risk Reduction. Andrey Zalozh earned the title of Captain in addition to Firefighter/Paramedic. Dawson Shoup had a lateral move from Firefighter/EMT to Fire Inspector.“Fire District 3 is expected toContinue reading “Clark County Fire District 3 Promotes Drone and Zalozh, Shoup as Fire Inspector”

Clark County Fire District 3 and City of Battle Ground Tackle Growth Through Impact Fees

Clark County Fire District 3 is thanking the City of Battle Ground for approving a requested increase in the amount it collects in impact fees. These funds are used to offset capital costs, such as fire stations and emergency apparatus, associated with population growth and new development in the city limits. Fire District 3 isContinue reading “Clark County Fire District 3 and City of Battle Ground Tackle Growth Through Impact Fees”

Budget Hearing for Clark County Fire District 3 Scheduled for November 22

Community Invited and Encouraged to Comment Clark County Fire District 3 is holding its annual public hearing for the 2022 Budget on Monday, November 22, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually and community members are encouraged to attend. Meeting access information and a draft copy of the budget can be foundContinue reading “Budget Hearing for Clark County Fire District 3 Scheduled for November 22”