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Clark County Council OKs ordinance allowing fire districts to collect impact fees

May 8, 2024, 7:42pm Clark County News

With little discussion, the Clark County Council this week unanimously approved an ordinance allowing fire districts to collect development impact fees. Read story

East County Fire and Rescue district facing staffing and revenue woes, seeks levy ‘lid lift’

February 20, 2024, 6:08am Clark County News

East County Fire and Rescue leaders say they are facing staffing shortages, an aging vehicle fleet and a significant revenue shortfall that could lead to lower levels of service. Read story

The Vancouver Fire Department works to put out a fire at the Igloo Restaurant in Vancouver on March 13, 2017.

Fire officials caution about potential risks of lithium-ion batteries

The Vancouver Fire Department works to put out a fire at the Igloo Restaurant in Vancouver on March 13, 2017.

February 19, 2024, 5:39pm Clark County News

To recognize National Battery Day, fire officials are cautioning people about the potential risks linked with lithium-ion batteries, which are frequently found in cellphones, laptops, smoke alarms and electric vehicles. Read story

The sun sets over the Nakia Creek Fire.

DNR purchases Kalama fire station to serve as wildfire-fighting base after Larch closure

The sun sets over the Nakia Creek Fire.

February 7, 2024, 8:07pm Clark County News

The Washington State Board of Natural Resources approved the purchase of a 1.03-acre site 5 miles east of Kalama as a base for fighting wildfires in Southwest Washington. Read story

Voters to decide commissioners for Clark County fire district boards

October 26, 2023, 6:05am Clark County News

Voters will decide Nov. 7 who will serve as commissioners on several Clark County fire district boards. Read story

A former Clark County Fire District 6 firefighter has filed a federal lawsuit against the agency alleging a hostile work environment and racial discrimination. The suit names Fire Chief Kristan Maurer, here in July in front of  a new fire engine.

Ex-firefighter sues Clark County Fire District 6 for racial discrimination

A former Clark County Fire District 6 firefighter has filed a federal lawsuit against the agency alleging a hostile work environment and racial discrimination. The suit names Fire Chief Kristan Maurer, here in July in front of  a new fire engine.

September 21, 2023, 6:51pm Clark County News

A Black man who is a former Clark County Fire District 6 firefighter alleges a white recruit sneaked up behind him, placed a noose around his neck and acted out a lynching during a knot-tying training in June 2022. Read story

An American flag and the words "I voted" are pictured on ballot stubs on Election Day at the Pierce County Election Center in Tacoma, Wash. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

Washington counties certify Aug. 1 primary election data

An American flag and the words "I voted" are pictured on ballot stubs on Election Day at the Pierce County Election Center in Tacoma, Wash. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

August 15, 2023, 6:18pm Clark County News

Results from the Aug. 1 primary election were finalized Tuesday with all counties certifying their election results.  Read story

Vancouver firefighters battle a fire that burned in the Burnt Bridge Creek Greenway on Monday, threatening a row of houses atop a bluff overlooking the greenway. While fighters battled that blaze, another fire sparked a few miles away, which also threatened houses.

Two-alarm fire started by discarded cigarette; Vancouver brush fire cause under investigation

Vancouver firefighters battle a fire that burned in the Burnt Bridge Creek Greenway on Monday, threatening a row of houses atop a bluff overlooking the greenway. While fighters battled that blaze, another fire sparked a few miles away, which also threatened houses.

June 6, 2023, 8:46pm Clark County News

Clark County fire crews already got a taste of the summer fire season after battling several brush fires, two of which prompted evacuations, Monday afternoon. Read story

Paula Person, from left, Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, and Cale Baker prepare to go door to door to hand out education materials as a part of Project Safe Home in 2019.

Vancouver Fire Marshal’s Office gets $201K FEMA grant

Paula Person, from left, Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, and Cale Baker prepare to go door to door to hand out education materials as a part of Project Safe Home in 2019.

April 17, 2023, 6:05am Clark County News

A federal agency is giving the Vancouver Fire Marshal’s Office a $201,000 grant for fire prevention and safety. Read story

Washington State Department of Transportation workers secure the site of The Swamps homeless encampment in east Vancouver Wednesday afternoon where a fire broke out last week.

Portion of Vancouver homeless camp ‘The Swamps’ cleared after fire

Washington State Department of Transportation workers secure the site of The Swamps homeless encampment in east Vancouver Wednesday afternoon where a fire broke out last week.

March 9, 2023, 6:23pm Clark County News

After a fire last week scorched part of a houseless encampment in east Vancouver, the Washington State Department of Transportation is clearing out that side of the encampment for good. Read story