South Kitsap Fire and Rescue

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.

 

Kitsap firefighter recovering after California accident

Firefighter struck by a vehicle has non-life-threatening injuries.

SKFR units douse house fire in Manchester

Eleven fire apparatus and support vehicles were needed to contain the blaze to the garage.

This blaze on Bear Ridge Drive near Little Boston Road in North Kitsap scorched 1,500 square feet of blackberry bushes and was headed into the trees when NKFR firefighters arrived on the scene on Saturday, July 21. (Photo courtesy Michele Laboda, North Kitsap Fire and Rescue)
This blaze on Bear Ridge Drive near Little Boston Road in North Kitsap scorched 1,500 square feet of blackberry bushes and was headed into the trees when NKFR firefighters arrived on the scene on Saturday, July 21. (Photo courtesy Michele Laboda, North Kitsap Fire and Rescue)

Hit-and-run accident believed to be the cause of Port Orchard outages

PORT ORCHARD — A vehicle that collided with a power pole July 1 has been blamed with possibly causing fires and power outages across Port… Continue reading

Hit-and-run accident believed to be the cause of Port Orchard outages

PORT ORCHARD — A vehicle that collided with a power pole July 1 has been blamed with possibly causing fires and power outages across Port… Continue reading

Bicycle Rodeo is all about safety

There’s plenty to see and touch at the Bicycle Safety Fair and Bike Rodeo.

Kids: Bike Safety Rodeo is Saturday

The event will take place on Saturday, May 19 at Walmart’s parking lot.

Kids and family members: learn about safety at Bike Rodeo

The event will take place on Saturday, May 19 at Walmart’s parking lot.

Two female firefighters file suit against SKFR over sexual harassment

The case stems from alleged sexual harassment by a former battalion chief.

Fire guts Port Orchard home

PORT ORCHARD — A mid-day fire at the 900 block of Hull Avenue in Port Orchard Nov. 7 gutted a home, leaving three of the… Continue reading

Four family members perish in South Kitsap house fire

Flames swept through home early Saturday morning; victims include toddlers

Grieving father: ‘I heard my son’s last breaths’

SOUTH KITSAP — A grieving Don Simpson of South Kitsap — father, husband and grandfather — was trying to make sense of Saturday morning, Oct.… Continue reading

Sprinkler head extinguishes fire in retirement community

PORT ORCHARD — A fire in a basket filled with oily rags in a downstairs laundry room at Park Vista Retirement Community Sept. 28 was… Continue reading

SKFR is watching, waiting for dry weather fire outbreak

PORT ORCHARD — As of Aug. 11, it has been 55 days since measurable rainfall layered our parched Kitsap County landscape. Which is great if… Continue reading

SKFR levy proposal easily approved

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap Fire and Rescue Chief Steve Wright should enjoy his impending Alaskan fishing vacation a touch more with the passage of… Continue reading