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”

Celebrate Safely on the Fourth of July

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”

Hands-Only CPR – Live Demonstration this Saturday, May 22 at 4p.m.

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 Unveils New Website

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”

Eleven Employees Honored by Clark County Fire District 3

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”