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”

2020 Call Volume Recap for Clark County Fire District 3 (3/1/2021)

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’s Toy Drive Looks a Little Different in 2020

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”

New Hires for Clark County Fire District 3 Thanks to Lid Lift and Annexation Votes

Clark County Fire District 3 recently welcomed four full-time and three volunteer resident firefighters to respond to calls by the end of the year. Additional personnel will allow the Fire District to go from four to five crews 24-hours a day and provide more capacity for the agency to respond to emergency calls district-wide. “OurContinue reading “New Hires for Clark County Fire District 3 Thanks to Lid Lift and Annexation Votes”