Important Update on Coronavirus and our Response
Good Morning!
Saturday, January 28, 2023
THIS AFTERNOON: Passing showers, 42°F
FORECAST FOR ASHFORD, WA:
Saturday Afternoon: Passing showers. Cloudy. Chilly. Temperature 42°F (Feels like 38°F). Relative Humidity 80%. 27% chance of precipitation. New rainfall of 0.09 in possible. North winds at 6 mph.
Saturday Evening: Scattered clouds. Cold. Temperature 31°F (Feels like 26°F). Relative Humidity 69%. 5% chance of precipitation. Southeast winds at 5 mph.
Saturday Night: Passing showers. Clear. Cold. Temperature 22°F (Feels like 17°F). Relative Humidity 77%. 16% chance of precipitation. New rainfall of 0.01 in possible. Southeast winds at 4 mph.
Sunday Morning: Sunny. Cold. Temperature 25°F (Feels like 25°F). Relative Humidity 60%. 0% chance of precipitation. Northeast winds at 2 mph.
Sunday Afternoon: Sunny. Chilly. Temperature 35°F (Feels like 30°F). Relative Humidity 38%. 0% chance of precipitation. Northwest winds at 6 mph.
Sunday Evening: Clear. Cold. Temperature 22°F (Feels like 17°F). Relative Humidity 64%. 0% chance of precipitation. Southeast winds at 4 mph.
Forecast Updated: 1/28/2023 11:00 AM
2022 RESPONSES
Calls To Date:
TYPE 2022 AVG DIFF
Total: 372 290 +28%
EMS: 267 (72%) 208 (72%) +28%
Fire: 86 (23%) 56 (19%) +54%
Other: 19 (5%) 25 (9%) -24%
Total in 2021: 472 (1.30 calls/day)
So far in 2022, we've had an average of 1.02 calls per day
As of Saturday, December 31, 2022
BURN PERMITS
Online Burn Permit Application
FIRE DANGER
Pierce County
LOW
Updated 01/28/2023
Lewis County
LOW
Updated 01/28/2023
Gifford Pinchot NF/USFS
LOW
Updated 01/28/2023
BURN BANS
Pierce County
Effective Monday, August 5, 2022 at 08:00 AM.
Effective 10/24/2022 08:01 AM
Lewis County
Effective 12:01 A.M., July 15, 2022, To obtain an Open Burning Application and Permit, you may apply on-line at https://burnpermit.lewiscountywa.gov/ or in person at the Lewis County Fire Marshal’s office.
Effective 10/25/2022 08:00 AM
DNR Pierce County
Effective October 25, 2022 at 12:01 AM. Rule burning and permit burning are allowed. Campfires are allowed in approved, designated campgrounds only.
Effective 10/25/2022 12:01 AM
DNR Lewis County
Effective October 25, 2022 at 12:01 AM. Rule burning and permit burning are allowed. Campfires are allowed in approved, designated campgrounds only.
Effective 10/25/2022 12:01 AM
Gifford Pinchot NF/USFS
No fire restrictions are in effect.
Effective 10/25/2022 12:01 AM
Air Quality
No Burn Ban
Effective 12/29/2020 03:08 PM
More Info: (360) 569-2752
Updated: 10/26/2022 12:30 PM by mm
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Check this page for scheduled community events, training classes, and fire department scheduled trainings. This page will be updated as events are scheduled so check back frequently to find new training opportunities!

Community Events

None scheduled at this time

CPR, First Aid, EMT and Firefighter Classes

Fire Officer II Testing
Saturday, October 30, 2021 8:00 AM - Saturday, October 30, 2021 5:00 PM

PCFD 13 (Browns Point/Dash Point Fire Department) is hosting a Fire Officer II test on October 30, 2021 at Station 77 in Browns Point. For more information or to register for the course, contact Training Captain Lester Sandstrom at lsandstrom@piercefire13.org or at 253-952-4776. More details, including maximum class size and last date to register will be announced here soon.

Fire Personnel Drill Schedule

  • Saturday drills (if scheduled) will be held at Station 23-3, Alder.
  • First Monday drills will be held at Station 86 in Elbe.
  • All other drills and commissioner meetings will be held at Station 87 in Ashford.
  • *Bold drills are required fire personnel drills.

Events for:

DAY DATE TIME LOCATION TOPIC INSTRUCTOR
JANUARY
Monday 01/02/2023 19:00 - 21:00 86 No Drill - New Years Holiday
New Years Holiday (Observed)
-
Thursday 01/12/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting [Date Change]
Note the change in date for this meeting
-
Monday 01/16/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Respiratory/Allergic Emergencies Joe Koehler
Monday
01/23/2023
19:00 - 21:00
EVIP Annual Refresher
Ashley Walker
Monday
01/30/2023
19:00 - 21:00
EVIP Annual Road Test, PPE Inspection, WAC 296-305
Ashley Walker
FEBRUARY
Monday 02/06/2023 19:00 - 21:00 86 Flagging and Traffic Control at Emergency Scenes Matt Medford
Monday 02/13/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 02/20/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Medical - Patient Assessment Joe Koehler
Monday 02/27/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Building Construction Andy Sabo
MARCH
Monday 03/06/2023 19:00 - 21:00 86 Evidence Protection and Preservation Scott Beason
Monday 03/13/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 03/20/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Pharmacology Joe Koehler
Monday 03/27/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 First Quarter SCBA & Search and Rescue Matt Medford
APRIL
Monday 04/03/2023 19:00 - 21:00 86 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 04/10/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 04/17/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Altered Mental Status/Neuro Joe Koehler
Monday 04/24/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
MAY
Monday 05/01/2023 19:00 - 21:00 86 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 05/08/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 05/15/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Cardiac - BLS - Infant & Child BCLS, Airway, SGA Joe Koehler
Monday 05/22/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 05/29/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
JUNE
Monday 06/05/2023 19:00 - 21:00 86 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 06/12/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 06/19/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Endocrine System Emergencies & Abdominal Pain Joe Koehler
Monday 06/26/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
JULY
Monday 07/03/2023 19:00 - 21:00 86 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 07/10/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 07/17/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Special Needs Patients Considerations w/Medical Extrication Joe Koehler
Monday 07/24/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 07/31/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
AUGUST
Monday 08/07/2023 19:00 - 21:00 86 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 08/14/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 08/21/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Skills Makeup or Medical MCI/Triage or Open Topic Joe Koehler
Monday 08/28/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
SEPTEMBER
Monday 09/04/2023 19:00 - 21:00 86 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 09/11/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 09/18/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Behavioral Emergencies/Overdose Joe Koehler
Monday 09/25/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
OCTOBER
Monday 10/02/2023 19:00 - 21:00 86 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 10/09/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 10/16/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Pediatric Medical Emergencies Joe Koehler
Monday 10/23/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 10/30/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
NOVEMBER
Monday 11/06/2023 19:00 - 21:00 86 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 11/13/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 11/20/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Infectious Disease Joe Koehler
Monday 11/27/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
DECEMBER
Monday 12/04/2023 19:00 - 21:00 86 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 12/11/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Commissioner & Operations Meeting -
Monday 12/18/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Medical/Legal Issues & Report Writing Joe Koehler
Monday 12/25/2023 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -