Michele Laboda

November North Kitsap Fire & Rescue news

EMS Levy and Fire Commissioner Elections — Our emergency medical services (EMS) levy renewal is on the general election ballot this fall. There is also… Continue reading

 

Village Green is thankful for Kingston

As the season of Thanksgiving approaches, we’re thinking about all of the people who’ve made the Village Green — the place that strengthens and connects… Continue reading

 

Upcoming North Kitsap Fire Rescue news and events

Fire station open house events in Oct. The public is always welcome to visit our stations, but every October, we make a special effort to… Continue reading

 

Fire danger on the rise

Wetter weather can be deceiving, fire danger is still real

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue upcoming events

News for June from NKF&R

<em>National Emergency Medical Services Week is May 19-25, 2019. All of NKF&R’s response personnel are dual-qualified as firefighters and emergency medical technicians. As shown here, crews regularly train on a variety of situations to ensure that they’re ready for the next emergency call.					 </em>Photo courtesy North Kitsap Fire & Rescue

Emergency Medical Services Week is fast approaching

Open House to Honor Retiring Firefighter/Paramedic Join us as we bid farewell to longtime Firefighter/Paramedic Mark Romero on Friday, May 10 from 3 to 6… Continue reading

<em>National Emergency Medical Services Week is May 19-25, 2019. All of NKF&R’s response personnel are dual-qualified as firefighters and emergency medical technicians. As shown here, crews regularly train on a variety of situations to ensure that they’re ready for the next emergency call.					 </em>Photo courtesy North Kitsap Fire & Rescue

Spring has sprung for NKF&R

Early wildland fire season Spring has just sprung and Western Washington has already been struck with countless brush fires. It’s the fastest and most ferocious… Continue reading

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue looking for new talent

Recruiting efforts begin for NKF&R internship program

Bonfire, Fireworks, Burn Bans and more

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue By Michele Laboda

&lt;em&gt;At a well-attended reception in early January, retiring NKF&R Fire Commissioner Fernando “Espy” Espinosa, second from right, was honored with gifts presented by, from left, NKF&R Fire Chief Dan Smith, NKF&R Assistant Chief Rick LaGrandeur, and fellow commissioner Stephen Neupert. 				 &lt;/em&gt;NKF&R photo

New commissioner, and new firefighters

2017 in review: We’ve just started to analyze statistics from 2017, but we know already that we answered about the same number of alarms in… Continue reading

&lt;em&gt;At a well-attended reception in early January, retiring NKF&R Fire Commissioner Fernando “Espy” Espinosa, second from right, was honored with gifts presented by, from left, NKF&R Fire Chief Dan Smith, NKF&R Assistant Chief Rick LaGrandeur, and fellow commissioner Stephen Neupert. 				 &lt;/em&gt;NKF&R photo

Be a link in the chain of survival | NKF&R Update

In early November, we were honored with a visit from a cardiac arrest survivor and his family. The 43-year-old man, Lawrence Bailey, had collapsed on… Continue reading

Looking for an excuse to get involved and learn about safety in North Kitsap? | NKF&R News

Looking for an excuse to get involved and learn about safety in North Kitsap? Here are a few options to increase your awareness and become… Continue reading

Road closure may affect emergency services | NKF&R News

Kitsap County’s work on West Kingston Road is expected to begin sometime in April. During the project, the road will be completely closed for an… Continue reading

NKF&R’s meeting room is no longer rented; but public is welcome for meetings, events | NKF&R News

Noting the wide availability of gathering spaces in the community as well as an increasing need to use the room ourselves, NKF&R’s Board of Fire… Continue reading

Check your “Pulse” | NKF&R News

CPR and AED class As of this writing, we haven’t set the date for our next CPR and AED class, but we’ll have one in… Continue reading

Firedog’s memory burns on | North Kitsap Fire & Rescue | October

UPDATE: The unveiling of the Blaze sculpture, scheduled for Oct. 3, has been canceled so fire department personnel can attend the memorial services for former… Continue reading

Help prevent head injuries | NKF&R | May

National Safe Kids Week is April 25 through May 3. This year, the focus is on prevention of sports-related head injuries.We commend the efforts of… Continue reading

Summer heat brings burn ban | NKF&R | August

Thank you to the many folks out there who purchased our raffle tickets to benefit Kingston’s Fourth of July celebration.The firefighters added a $500 donation… Continue reading

Anyone can be a lifesaver | NKF&R | October

When a 54-year-old man collapsed during training at the Northwest Laborers-Employers Training Trust facility in Kingston this summer, three people acted quickly and decisively prior… Continue reading

Help lead the parade, celebrate firefighter-style | North Kitsap Fire & Rescue

Our firefighters, volunteers, staff and commissioners are planning to donate $1,000 to support Kingston’s Fourth of July Celebration.