Community Outreach and Safety

Our community programs prevent accidents, save lives and help people in need.

We work hard at preventing fires and accidents before they happen. Every year, the fire district surveys properties free of charge to reduce exposure to wildland fires. It inspects all commercial buildings annually and new development to make sure they are safe for the public. Emergency personnel teaches fire prevention in our schools, and classes on CPR, First Aid and fire extinguisher use. We install smoke alarms and change batteries for residents in need of assistance. We also help raise money for local families in need through our pancake breakfast, and food and toy drives during the holidays.

Current Burn Status

Outdoor Burning Information from Southwest Clean Air Agency

Burn Permits

Information about burning regulations, permits and to download an application.

Station Tours | Public Meeting Rooms

All fire stations are closed to the public currently.

2023 Fire Prevention Week – Video Contest

All contest dates, rules, regulations, and submission details here.

CONTEST START DATE: October 11th, 2023
CONTEST DEADLINE: November 29th, 2023

Fire Prevention and Life Safety

After The Fire!

CPR/AED and First Aid Training

Fire District 3 offers Adult First Aid, CPR (adult and pediatric), and AED via an on-line course. The courses allow you to work at your own pace from your personal computer. Upon completion of an on-line course, you will need to contact Fire District 3 to schedule your hands-on skills evaluation.

Cost of the course: $30.00
This includes the skills evaluation and completion card.

For information or to sign up for a course, please fill out our inquiry form, send us an email, or call Michelle at 360-892-2331. 

After purchasing your course number/passcode, use this link to start your course. Follow the instructions and enjoy the course.

Use this link to access a course you have already started.

UPCOMING: On Hold Currently

Wildland Fire Preparedness Tips

· Post your address on driveway entrance and home.

· Provide good access to your home and/or shop for firefighting apparatus.

· Maintain a 30-foot defensible space around your home by cutting long grass or overgrown brush.

· Keep lawns well-watered.

· Prune or remove trees and shrubs close to your home.     

· Clean gutters and roofs of any debris.    

· Screen off crawl spaces, attics and decks to keep them free of debris, as well as flying embers.    

· Do NOT store combustibles, such as wood piles,                          under your deck or near your home.    

National Fire Protection Association

Firewise Communities

Washington State Department of Natural Resources

National Interagency Fire Center – 

NFPA – Fire Causes and Risks


Pulse Point

PulsePoint enables subscribers who are CPR trained to be alerted on their Smart Phone to a cardiac arrest in a public location the same time emergency responders are notified. The free PulsePoint app can be found in the Apple App store, or in Android Apps on Google Play. Go to and select “CRESA.”

PulsePoint will give the citizen responder mapping directions, notify them of any automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) in at area and provide the radio traffic of the emergency responders.

Early CPR is the key if the victim is to survive. When a person goes into cardiac arrest, their heart, brain and other vital organs no longer receive oxygen. Researchers have found that without early CPR within the first 3 to 5 minutes, victims’ chances of survival are dramatically reduced. You only need to be willing to do “Hands-Only” CPR. According to the American Heart Association, Hands-Only CPR has been shown to be as effective as conventional CPR in the first minutes of cardiac arrest.

Subscribers can also view active fire and emergency medical incidents and monitor emergency radio traffic

Businesses, schools and other public sites with an AED are asked to visit CRESA website to see if their AED is listed in the PulsePoint database. To register your AED go to:

Play a key role in cardiac arrest victim’s survival – Learn CPR and become a PulsePoint subscriber today!

Community Events

National Night Out

First Tuesday of August


Pancake Breakfasts

JUNE 2021 – In lieu of our annual Open House and Pancake Breakfast, we made an ask to help a local friend who is near to our hearts and dear to our community. And you answered!  $11,570 raised to support Juliann!

Just a few months ago, Juliann Anderson started to feel a bit unwell and lost her appetite.  In less than a month’s time she was experiencing severe stomach pain and was unable to eat.  A young and healthy woman, she wasn’t expecting the diagnosis of stage 3 colon cancer. In fact, a tumor had grown so fast that it created a nearly complete obstruction. After having abdominal surgery in March to remove 12 – 15 inches of colon, 2 tumors and lymph nodes, she is currently undergoing 6 months of chemotherapy before another abdominal surgery (reconstructive) can be scheduled.

Juliann’s father is one of our Fire Commissioners, Jon Couture. Before Jon was a Fire Commissioner, he was a longtime volunteer for Fire District 3.  For over 30 years he has been taking care of our community. Thank you for helping to take care of his daughter as she faces a tough challenge.

Holiday Gift Card Drive

Raised $4,620 to support local families in 2020!