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NKF&R crews quickly extinguished a fire, thought to have been sparked by a cellphone charging cord, in a sleeping cabin near Kingston on Wednesday morning but were unable to save two pet reptiles trapped inside. (photo courtesy of NKF&R)

Charging cable likely caused Kingston cabin fire

A Kingston teenager’s, two pet reptiles perished and most of his possessions were destroyed when a cell phone charging cord, left plugged in and on… Continue reading

 

Kitsap County Technical Rescue Team works feverishly to save two people trapped in their overturned vehicle after it drove off a 40 foot cliff. Fire Captain Jeran McCormick, Navy Region NW

Responders pull woman and son from vehicle after 40-foot fall

The Poulsbo Fire Department had to call in a specialized rescue team to save an elderly woman and her handicapped son, when their vehicle had… Continue reading

 

High winds have downed a power pole on Myrvang.

High winds knock down utility pole in Poulsbo

Powerlines down at Myrvang and Iverson

 

An abandoned home along Viking Way was fully engulfed in flames on Christmas Eve. (photo courtesy of Poulsbo Fire)
An abandoned home along Viking Way was fully engulfed in flames on Christmas Eve. (photo courtesy of Poulsbo Fire)
(l-r) Lt. Bryson Eader, Capt. Brain Ramey, Lt. Bruce Lowrie, Capt. Kevin Vay, Battalion Chief Craig Becker. (photo courtesy of Poulsbo Fire Department)

Poulsbo firefighters receive awards and honors

On Nov. 20 Kitsap County Fire Protection District 18 also known as the Poulsbo Fire Department presented awards, honors, recognitions and promotions to several of… Continue reading

(l-r) Lt. Bryson Eader, Capt. Brain Ramey, Lt. Bruce Lowrie, Capt. Kevin Vay, Battalion Chief Craig Becker. (photo courtesy of Poulsbo Fire Department)
Fire damage due to the stove being left on accidentally. (photo courtesy of NKF&R)

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue handles three preventable fires in two days

A bedroom was charred, and the rest of the home inundated with smoke and water after combustibles stored too close to a wall heater apparently… Continue reading

Fire damage due to the stove being left on accidentally. (photo courtesy of NKF&R)

Rescued fisherman meets those who saved his life

David Sigo fell from his boat last month just off the shores of Kingston

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue and the Poulsbo Fire Department are both looking to renew emergency services levies this November. Photo courtesy NKF&R

NKF&R and Poulsbo Fire seeking to continue EMS Levies

Two of Kitsap County’s six public fire departments are asking voters to renew the long-standing property tax that provides funding for the area’s emergency medical… Continue reading

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue and the Poulsbo Fire Department are both looking to renew emergency services levies this November. Photo courtesy NKF&R

Lost boater prompts hefty response on Liberty Bay

Multiple agencies, including a Coast Guard helicopter, responded to the report

Extension cord sparks vehicle fire, threatens home with sleeping family

An older pickup truck on Little Boston Road was destroyed by flames Thursday that firefighters believe was started by an extension cord. Thanks to passersby… Continue reading

Former Kitsap Firefighter receives new heart after years of giving to community

PORT TOWNSEND — When there is an emergency, calling 9-1-1 is what we instinctively do. Within minutes, assistance is on its way to help, whether… Continue reading

NKF&R settles lawsuit in July 4, 2014 fatal crash

KINGSTON – North Kitsap Fire & Rescue’s insurer has reached a settlement with the family of Jason Foster, who was killed on July 4, 2014… Continue reading

NKF&R will appeal $9.5 million award in negligence lawsuit

The following letter was published on the North Kitsap Fire & Rescue website. To the people we serve: On May 18, a King County Superior… 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

Jury awards $9.5 million to family of man killed in crash with NKF&R engine

Jury awards $9.5 million to family of man killed in crash with NKF&R engine

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