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NKF&R Firefighters Charlie Hough and Hayden Smallbeck wearing personal protective equipment. Photo courtesy NKF&R.

Emergency responders are fighting COVID-19 on the front lines

Amidst the continually-changing COVID-19 pandemic, North Kitsap Fire & Rescue is still out serving on the front lines while implementing some additional measures and safety… Continue reading

 

Volunteer responder with NKF&R tests positive for COVID-19

Individual has not been in contact with any other department personnel since March 10

 

Chris Quinn has taken over as Poulsbo Fire Commissioner following the retirement of Conrad Green. (Poulsbo Fire)

Quinn takes over for Green as Poulsbo fire commissioner

Newly elected Poulsbo Fire Commissioner Chris Quinn has officially taken over following the retirement of Commissioner Conrad Green. Quinn is a Navy veteran that earned… Continue reading

 

<em>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.		</em>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

<em>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.		</em>Photo courtesy of NKF&R

Indianola fire likely caused by heat lamp

NKF&R: smoke alarms saved occupant’s life

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

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
High winds have downed a power pole on Myrvang.
High winds have downed a power pole on Myrvang.
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