Important Update on Coronavirus and our Response
Good Morning!
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
THIS NIGHT: Overcast, 43°F
FORECAST FOR ASHFORD, WA:
Monday Night: Overcast. Chilly. Temperature 43°F (Feels like 39°F). Relative Humidity 97%. 10% chance of precipitation. Southwest winds at 7 mph.
Tuesday Morning: Light rain. More clouds than sun. Cool. Temperature 46°F (Feels like 43°F). Relative Humidity 85%. 40% chance of precipitation. New rainfall of 0.11 in possible. Southwest winds at 7 mph.
Tuesday Afternoon: Light showers. More clouds than sun. Cool. Temperature 53°F (Feels like 50°F). Relative Humidity 68%. 26% chance of precipitation. New rainfall of 0.03 in possible. Southwest winds at 8 mph.
Tuesday Evening: Mostly sunny. Cool. Temperature 48°F (Feels like 46°F). Relative Humidity 73%. 5% chance of precipitation. West winds at 5 mph.
Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chilly. Temperature 38°F (Feels like 34°F). Relative Humidity 100%. 11% chance of precipitation. Northwest winds at 4 mph.
Wednesday Morning: More clouds than sun. Chilly. Temperature 44°F (Feels like 42°F). Relative Humidity 84%. 5% chance of precipitation. North winds at 5 mph.
Forecast Updated: 5/18/2021 2:00 AM
2021 RESPONSES
Calls To Date:
TYPE 2021 AVG DIFF
Total: 132 71 +86%
EMS: 99 (75%) 52 (73%) +90%
Fire: 27 (20%) 13 (18%) +108%
Other: 6 (5%) 6 (8%) 0%
Total in 2020: 356 (0.98 calls/day)
So far in 2021, we've had an average of 1.11 calls per day
As of Friday, April 30, 2021
BURN PERMITS
Online Burn Permit Application
FIRE DANGER
Pierce County
LOW
Updated 05/18/2021
Lewis County
LOW
Updated 05/18/2021
BURN BANS
Pierce County
No Burn Ban
Effective 12/29/2020 03:08 PM
Lewis County
No Burn Ban
Effective 04/27/2021 08:00 AM
DNR Pierce County
No Burn Ban
Effective 04/30/2021 12:01 AM
DNR Lewis County
No Burn Ban
Effective 04/27/2021 12:01 AM
Gifford Pinchot NF/USFS
No Burn Ban
Effective 12/29/2020 03:08 PM
Air Quality
No Burn Ban
Effective 12/29/2020 03:08 PM
More Info: (360) 569-2752
Updated: 04/30/2021 09:38 AM by SRB
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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

Fire department open house/blood drive
Saturday, August 21, 2021 9:00 AM - Saturday, August 21, 2021 5:00 PM

Save the date for our annual fire department open house and blood drive. The event will be Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Station 87 in Ashford. Exact times and events will be announced soon. Check back for more details as the date gets closer!

CPR, First Aid, EMT and Firefighter Classes

Driver/Operator Training & Testing
Friday, June 18, 2021 8:00 AM - Sunday, June 27, 2021 5:00 PM

PCFD 13 (Browns Point/Dash Point Fire Department) is hosting a Driver/Operator training on June 18, 19, and 26, 2021 at Station 77 in Browns Point. Testing will be June 27, 2021 at Station 77. 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 Officer II Training & Testing
Saturday, September 11, 2021 8:00 AM - Saturday, September 25, 2021 5:00 PM

PCFD 13 (Browns Point/Dash Point Fire Department) is hosting a Fire Officer II training on September 11, 2021 at Station 77 in Browns Point. Testing will be September 25, 2021 at Station 77. 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 01/04/2021 19:00 - 21:00 86 MVA Scene Size Up and Roadway Control Ashley Walker
Saturday 01/09/2021 08:00 - 13:00 77 Vehicle Extrication Training
Held at Schnitzer Steel, 1902 Marine View Drive, Tacoma. Contact Captain Sandstrom for details
Lester Sandstrom
Saturday 01/16/2021 08:00 - 17:00 77 Firefighter II Training
Held at Station 77. Contact Captain Sandstrom for details/registration by 12/31/2020
Lester Sandstrom
Sunday 01/17/2021 08:00 - 17:00 77 Firefighter II Training
Held at Station 77. Contact Captain Sandstrom for details/registration by 12/31/2020
Lester Sandstrom
Saturday 01/23/2021 08:00 - 17:00 77 Firefighter II Training
Held at Station 77. Contact Captain Sandstrom for details/registration by 12/31/2020
Lester Sandstrom
Monday
01/25/2021
19:00 - 21:00
EVIP Annual Refresher
Required for all members to operate emergency apparatus
Ashley Walker
Saturday 01/30/2021 08:00 - 17:00 77 Firefighter II Testing
Held at Station 77. Contact Captain Sandstrom for details/registration by 12/31/2020
Lester Sandstrom
FEBRUARY
Monday 02/01/2021 19:00 - 21:00 86 Geohazards/Floods/Debris Flows/Lahars Scott Beason
Saturday 02/06/2021 18:00 - 20:00 87 Fire Department Christmas Party - CANCELLED
This event has been cancelled
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Saturday 02/13/2021 08:00 - 17:00 77 Fire Instructor I Training
Held at Station 77. Contact Captain Sandstrom for details/registration by 1/29/2021
Lester Sandstrom
Sunday 02/14/2021 08:00 - 17:00 77 Fire Instructor I Training
Held at Station 77. Contact Captain Sandstrom for details/registration by 1/29/2021
Lester Sandstrom
Monday 02/22/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 Scene Management and Residential Fire Tactics Andy Sabo
Saturday 02/27/2021 08:00 - 17:00 77 Fire Instructor I Testing
Held at Station 77. Contact Captain Sandstrom for details/registration by 1/29/2021
Lester Sandstrom
MARCH
Monday 03/01/2021 19:00 - 21:00 86 Small Power Tools/Chainsaw Andy Sabo
Monday
03/22/2021
19:00 - 21:00
First Quarter SCBA
Ashley Walker
Monday 03/29/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 Hybrid Vehicle Awareness Matt Medford
APRIL
Monday 04/05/2021 19:00 - 21:00 86 Applications of Rope/Knots and Ladders
Easter Monday
Ashley Walker
Monday
04/26/2021
19:00 - 21:00
Second Quarter SCBA/PPE/WAC 296-305
Scott Beason
MAY
Monday 05/03/2021 19:00 - 21:00 86 Wildland Fire Refresher Part 1 Nancy Barker
Monday 05/24/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 Wildland Fire Refresher Part 2 Nancy Barker
JUNE
Monday 06/07/2021 19:00 - 21:00 86 Water Rescue Refresher/Shore Operations Andy Sabo
Monday 06/28/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 Engine/Tender/Pump Operations Matt Medford
JULY
Monday 07/26/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 Backcountry Rescue Operations Matt Medford
AUGUST
Monday 08/02/2021 19:00 - 21:00 86 Multi-Company Operations - Water Shuttle and Wildland Urban Interface -
Saturday 08/21/2021 09:00 - 17:00 87 Fire Department Open House/Blood Drive
Annual open house and community blood drive at Station 87 in Ashford
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Monday 08/23/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 Multi-Company Operations - Forward/Reverse Lay -
Monday
08/30/2021
19:00 - 21:00
Third Quarter SCBA
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SEPTEMBER
Monday 09/27/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 1-3/4 and 2-1/2 Preconnect Wet Hose Drill -
OCTOBER
Monday 10/04/2021 19:00 - 21:00 86 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 10/25/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
NOVEMBER
Monday 11/01/2021 19:00 - 21:00 86 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 11/22/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 11/29/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
DECEMBER
Monday 12/06/2021 19:00 - 21:00 86 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -
Monday 12/27/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 Fire Drill [Topic TBD] -