Run Report – March 2012

PACIFIC COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT 1 Run Report – March 2012 Thursday, March 1 4:13     am       Medical Assist; Ocean Park 1:06     pm       Automatic Fire Alarm; CANCELLED Friday, March 2 1:11     pm       Chimney Fire; Ocean Park 2:04     pm       Interfacility Transfer; Local Facility 5:44     pm       Motor Vehicle Accident w/o injury; Ocean Park Saturday, March 3 3:09     am       Medical […]

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Celebrate Safely

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2013 Burn Permit

On the peninsula, backyard burning is not permitted within the city limits of Long Beach and Ilwaco, and their urban growth areas. The Olympic Region Clean Air Agency has banned burning in these areas. Outside of these areas, backyard burning is allowed, as are landclearing and agricultural burning.  All burning requires a permit. Permits are free. Download […]

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Questions About Burning in South Pacific County?

Can I have a campfire on my property?   Yes. Campfires are legal in all areas of the Peninsula, and do not need a permit. Campfires must be made of dry, seasoned firewood, and kept to 3 feet in diameter. Can I burn brush and other yard debris?   Yes. Permits of this type are free and […]

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Protect Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide poisoning can happen at any time of the year, but the danger is greater during the winter. Hundreds of people die from carbon monoxide poisoning every year, and thousands of others suffer dizziness, nausea, and convulsions. Carbon Monoxide gas is odorless and colorless, so you can’t always tell it is present in the […]

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EMT Course Offered

Pacific County Fire District 1 will host an EMT Class on Saturday mornings and Tuesday & Thursday evenings, beginning in January 2012. After successfully completing this course, you will be ready to take the National Registry test for you EMT Certification. All students must be affiliated with a local EMS agency. There is no cost […]

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Seasonal Burn Information

Beginning in July, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the ban of all burning in state forest lands except: Recreational fires in approved fire pits within designated campgrounds Fires specifically prescribed by DNR during this period of time to enhance or restore fire-dependent ecosystems and forest health As approved in writing by […]

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2014 Fireworks and Bonfire Rules

Pacific County Fire District 1 encourages all residents and visitors to the area to be familiar with the Washington State laws regarding fireworks and bonfires on the beach. Have a happy and safe holiday!

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Time to Change the Batteries in Your Smoke Detectors!

When you set your clocks forward on Sunday, March 14, make sure to change the batteries in your smoke alarms – it could save your life. Did you know that having a working smoke alarm reduces a person’s chance of dying in a fire by half? For the best protection, install smoke alarms on every […]

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Live Fire Training – March 6, 2010

Firefighters have recently had the opportunity to participate in some very realistic training. During February and March, a Search and Rescue drills were conducted for each crew. A smoke machine was used to simulate conducting a search and rescue operation inside a smoke-filled, zero visibility residential situation. The home was donated by the owners, and […]

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How Much is my Ambulance Bill Going to Cost?

In March 2007, the Pacific County Fire District 1 Board of Fire Commissioners approved a resolution to adjust the amount patients pay for emergency services. Does the Fire District bill for service even if I am not transported? No. The Fire District only bills for service if you are transported. How much does an ambulance transport […]

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