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Consultants say Camas, Washougal should reshape firefighting partnership

June 26, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

A little more than seven months have passed since consultants reviewing the Camas-Washougal Fire Department informed local city officials that the partnership that merged both cities’ fire departments in 2013… Read story

Vancouver Fire Department forms its first all-female crew

March 31, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

After more than 150 years of existence, the Vancouver Fire Department just formed its first all-female crew — and it wasn’t entirely planned. Read story

Fire District 5 votes to put levy lift on ballot

March 17, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

The Clark County Fire District 5 Board of Fire Commissioners voted unanimously to ask voters to lift the department’s levy in the Aug. 2 primary election. Read story

Vancouver Fire Chief Brennan Blue has presented the framework for how improvements to his department's emergency services will unfold in the coming years. In 2022, staff plan to finish constructing and staffing Station 11, hire more firefighters, assemble two squads, and strategize the relocation of Station 6, shown above.

Vancouver fire chief: Let’s get to work

Vancouver Fire Chief Brennan Blue has presented the framework for how improvements to his department's emergency services will unfold in the coming years. In 2022, staff plan to finish constructing and staffing Station 11, hire more firefighters, assemble two squads, and strategize the relocation of Station 6, shown above.

March 3, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Three weeks after Vancouver voters approved Proposition 2, a tax hike to improve fire services, Vancouver Fire Chief Brennan Blue is asking the Vancouver City Council for supplemental funding to begin implementing changes promised to voters. Read story

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Vancouver Fire Department levy ahead

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February 8, 2022, 9:50pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Fire Department’s fire and emergency services may receive about $15 million annually in property taxes with preliminary voter approval of Proposition 2. Read story

Clark County Fire District 3 serves about 40,000 residents from five stations. Station 31 in Hockinson, seen here, houses three engines and several auxiliary units.

Battle Ground hikes impact fees to aid fire district

Clark County Fire District 3 serves about 40,000 residents from five stations. Station 31 in Hockinson, seen here, houses three engines and several auxiliary units.

December 30, 2021, 3:37pm Clark County News

The city of Battle Ground has upped the impact fee on new development to fund expansion for Clark County Fire District 3, which also serves Brush Prairie and surrounding rural areas. Read story

A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen here in the gear room of Fire Station 2 (The Columbian files)

Vancouver Fire Marshal’s Office receives $219K FEMA grant

A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen here in the gear room of Fire Station 2 (The Columbian files)

August 30, 2021, 5:09pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Fire Marshal’s Office received nearly $220,000 in federal funds this year to continue its recurring outreach campaign aimed at preventing residential fires. Read story

A fire near Battle Ground at the site of a historic church may have been caused by fireworks, according to Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue.

Fire Marshal offering reward for information about Battle Ground church firevideo icon

A fire near Battle Ground at the site of a historic church may have been caused by fireworks, according to Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue.

August 13, 2021, 10:21am Clark County News

The Clark County Fire Marshal's Office is offering a reward for information identifying the person the agency believes started the July 5 fire at the Old Cherry Grove Church in Battle Ground that also destroyed the house attached and the yard full of collectables — including hundreds of mannequins.  Read story

Clark County Fire District 3 serves about 40,000 residents from five stations. Station 31 in Hockinson, seen here, houses three engines and several auxiliary units.

As Fire District 3 becomes more urban, wish list grows

Clark County Fire District 3 serves about 40,000 residents from five stations. Station 31 in Hockinson, seen here, houses three engines and several auxiliary units.

August 9, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Last year’s annexation of Battle Ground residents into Fire District 3 has provided more firefighters and equipment to protect 40,000 people and 90 square miles of central Clark County, including Hockinson, Brush Prairie and Venersborg. Read story

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Officials: Clark County fireworks ban effective

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July 6, 2021, 4:18pm Clark County News

The night of the Fourth of July was slower than usual for some fire agencies in Clark County with almost all of the county under a fireworks ban. Read story