Important Update on Coronavirus and our Response
Good Morning!
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
THIS MORNING: Cloudy, 56°F
FORECAST FOR ASHFORD, WA:
Wednesday Morning: Cloudy. Cool. Temperature 56°F (Feels like 54°F). Relative Humidity 83%. 0% chance of precipitation. South winds at 6 mph.
Wednesday Afternoon: Cloudy. Cool. Temperature 60°F (Feels like 60°F). Relative Humidity 70%. 0% chance of precipitation. Southwest winds at 5 mph.
Wednesday Evening: Sprinkles. Overcast. Cool. Temperature 52°F (Feels like 51°F). Relative Humidity 91%. 18% chance of precipitation. New rainfall of 0.03 in possible. Southwest winds at 5 mph.
Wednesday Night: Sprinkles. Overcast. Cool. Temperature 48°F (Feels like 46°F). Relative Humidity 99%. 19% chance of precipitation. New rainfall of 0.04 in possible. Southwest winds at 4 mph.
Thursday Morning: Overcast. Cool. Temperature 47°F (Feels like 45°F). Relative Humidity 82%. 2% chance of precipitation. West winds at 5 mph.
Thursday Afternoon: Cloudy. Cool. Temperature 45°F (Feels like 42°F). Relative Humidity 73%. 2% chance of precipitation. Northwest winds at 5 mph.
Forecast Updated: 12/01/2021 9:00 AM
2021 RESPONSES
Calls To Date:
TYPE 2021 AVG DIFF
Total: 439 259 +69%
EMS: 316 (72%) 187 (72%) +69%
Fire: 95 (22%) 50 (19%) +90%
Other: 28 (6%) 22 (8%) +27%
Total in 2020: 356 (0.98 calls/day)
So far in 2021, we've had an average of 1.32 calls per day
As of Tuesday, November 30, 2021
BURN PERMITS
Online Burn Permit Application
FIRE DANGER
Pierce County
LOW
Updated 12/01/2021
Lewis County
LOW
Updated 12/01/2021
Gifford Pinchot NF/USFS
LOW
Updated 12/01/2021
BURN BANS
Pierce County
No Burn Ban
Effective 09/21/2021 08:00 AM
Lewis County
No Burn Ban
Effective 09/30/2021 08:00 AM
DNR Pierce County
No Burn Ban
Effective 10/08/2021 12:01 AM
DNR Lewis County
No Burn Ban
Effective 10/08/2021 12:01 AM
Gifford Pinchot NF/USFS
No Burn Ban
Effective 09/20/2021 05:00 PM
Air Quality
No Burn Ban
Effective 12/29/2020 03:08 PM
More Info: (360) 569-2752
Updated: 10/08/2021 03:14 PM 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

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 01/18/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Respiratory/Allergic Emergencies
Also MLK Jr. Day. EMS Connect Training: Respiratory The Big Three
Joe Koehler
FEBRUARY
Monday 02/15/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Medical - Patient Assessment
Also Presidents Day. EMS Connect Training: Evidence Based Medicine & EMS Research
Joe Koehler
MARCH
Monday 03/15/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Pharmacology
EMS Connect: \"The Dope Show and Med Review\" Reminder: Daylight Savings Time Starts on March 14 at 02:00 AM
Joe Koehler
APRIL
Monday 04/19/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Altered Mental Status/Neuro
EMS Connect Training: Psych Disorders and Restraint Use
Joe Koehler
MAY
Saturday
05/15/2021
10:00 - 13:00
Life Flight Network landing zone training
Meet for ~30 min lecture at Station 87, followed by cold and hot loading hands-on training (weather and operations dependent) at Ashford County Park Landing Zone
Scott Beason
Monday 05/17/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Cardiac - BLS - Infant & Child BCLS, Airway
EMS Connect Training: Street Drugs and Pediatric Cardiac Arrest
Joe Koehler
JUNE
Monday 06/21/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Endocrine System Emergencies & Abdominal Pain
EMS Connect Training: None at this time - will be doing all in person.
Joe Koehler
JULY
Monday 07/19/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Special Needs Patients Considerations w/Medical Extrication
EMS Connect: Thought Bias & At-Risk Populations
Joe Koehler
AUGUST
Monday 08/16/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Skills Makeup/Open Topic
This is make-up OTEP Your choice- this is make-up OTEP - Notify Lt. Koehler of needed makeup
Joe Koehler
SEPTEMBER
Monday 09/27/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Behavioral Emergencies/Overdose
EMS Connect: A Pandemic in a Pandemic: The Opioid Crisis
Joe Koehler
OCTOBER
Monday 10/18/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Pediatric Medical Emergencies
EMS Connect: Peds Cardiac Arrest & Peds Transport
Joe Koehler
NOVEMBER
Monday 11/15/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Infectious Disease
EMS Connect: Immunology & Oncology: Stimulating at a cellular level
Joe Koehler
DECEMBER
Monday 12/20/2021 19:00 - 21:00 87 OTEP - Medical/Legal Issues & Report Writing Joe Koehler