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The holidays should be a time of celebration but, unfortunately, they are also a time of increased risk for fire — and the majority of these incidents start with cooking, candles or Christmas trees.
Help your neighbors, be a part of a top-notch team and learn valuable skills by joining your fire department’s volunteer program.
BIG THANKS are in order for the 200-plus neighbors who attended this year’s 9/11 Community Breakfast and donated more than $1,600 to benefit the North Kitsap Schools Foundation.
As of this writing, a stretch of hot August weather inspired the Kitsap County Fire Marshal to impose an outdoor burning ban on Aug. 16.
On behalf of everyone at North Kitsap Fire & Rescue as well as Bill’s family, we thank the community for their support following the loss of Firefighter/Paramedic Bill Jerrell. Bill passed away June 6. Although we continue to grieve his loss, we are very comforted by your condolences and sympathy.
Wanna be a firefighter? North Kitsap Fire & Rescue is accepting applications from those interested in joining the well-regarded volunteer-intern program.
Wildfire can happen here though it’s a common misconception that it can’t — and, certainly, not this early.
We know that a large number of people were terribly inconvenienced by the extended closure of Hansville Road during an entire evening Feb. 8.
North Kitsap Fire & Rescue wrapped up 2011 with a total of 2,355 emergency responses. That number is down about 5 percent from 2010 (2,480 responses).
We wish you a holiday season that is full of light, laughter and love. In that spirit, we offer the following safety tips to help you ensure that your family’s holiday isn’t marred by tragedy.
“Protect Your Family from Fire” is the theme of this year’s National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9–15. What’s the best way to protect your family from fire? Be ahead of the game, of course.
Join us in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at a community breakfast on Sept. 11 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Paul T. Nichol headquarters fire station (26642 Miller Bay Road NE, near Kingston).
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The new year will bring several changes to the rules governing outdoor burning.The county’s fire agencies have collaborated to create a streamlined universal burning permit… Continue reading
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