South Kitsap Fire and Rescue

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue Chief Steve Wright has retired from the agency after 34 years of service in the county. He now is executive director of the Washington Fire Chiefs Association in Olympia. (Bob Smith | Kitsap Daily News file photo)

Chief Wright retires, Jeff Faucett fills his boots at SKFR

Wright now leading Washington Fire Chief Association in Olympia


First responders face COVID-19 concerns while on the job

Port Orchard police officer, SKFR firefighter-paramedic take precautions to safeguard their families


Kilmer queries first-responder agency leaders about mental health issues

Leadership says PTSD has become a ‘retirement disease’


Santa’s on his way to Port Orchard!

Jolly Old St. Nick to hand out treats to good boys and girls

17 fire units needed to extinguish fire at Port Orchard residence

Blaze began as electrical fire in home’s interior wall

SKFR Volunteer Association hosts Oct. 5 spaghetti feed

Event is at Fire Station No. 8 on Fircrest Drive Southeast

Just another dog-in-tree call?

SKFR rescues goofy pup stranded up in a fallen tree

Port Orchard’s National Night Out is Aug. 6

Nationwide community crime prevention awareness event begins at 5:30 p.m.

SKFR’s summer car seat check is June 29

Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death and injuries to children in the U.S.

Fire marshal seeking info on Madrona arson blaze

Fire reportedly was set in a portable classroom on April 8

Occupant critically injured by SE Lund house fire

Injured person flown to Harborview

A springtime dip?

Sinclair Inlet a resting spot for abandoned vehicle

South Kitsap woman dies from smoke inhalation

Elderly woman apparently succumbs from smoldering cigarette in chair

Sedgwick residence destroyed by fire

SKFR uses water tenders to douse flames

Tornado incident command ‘stands down’

Responsibilities now fall to the county’s Department of Emergency Management

Tornado assessment teams making progress

Twister assessed to have been a strong EF2 storm; 12 buildings have been red-tagged.