South Kitsap Fire and Rescue

A springtime dip?

A springtime dip?

Sinclair Inlet a resting spot for abandoned vehicle

A springtime dip?
Fatality in South Kitsap fire determined accidental
Fatality in South Kitsap fire determined accidental
South Kitsap woman dies from smoke inhalation

South Kitsap woman dies from smoke inhalation

Elderly woman apparently succumbs from smoldering cigarette in chair

South Kitsap woman dies from smoke inhalation
Sedgwick residence destroyed by fire

Sedgwick residence destroyed by fire

SKFR uses water tenders to douse flames

Sedgwick residence destroyed by fire
Tornado incident command ‘stands down’

Tornado incident command ‘stands down’

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

Tornado incident command ‘stands down’
Tornado assessment teams making progress

Tornado assessment teams making progress

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

Tornado assessment teams making progress
Kitsap firefighter recovering after California accident

Kitsap firefighter recovering after California accident

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

Kitsap firefighter recovering after California accident
SKFR units douse house fire in Manchester

SKFR units douse house fire in Manchester

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

SKFR units douse house fire in Manchester
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)
Bicycle Rodeo is all about safety

Bicycle Rodeo is all about safety

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

Bicycle Rodeo is all about safety
Kids: Bike Safety Rodeo is Saturday

Kids: Bike Safety Rodeo is Saturday

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

Kids: Bike Safety Rodeo is Saturday

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

Two female firefighters file suit against SKFR over sexual harassment

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

Two female firefighters file suit against SKFR over sexual harassment
SKFR rescues South Kitsap man who fell into home’s well
SKFR rescues South Kitsap man who fell into home’s well
Fire guts Port Orchard home

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

Fire guts Port Orchard home
A Facebook post on the Port Orchard page has identified the Simpson family as being victims of a fast-moving house fire Saturday morning, Oct. 14. Clockwise, top, is Don Simpson, his wife Vili and their two grandchildren. Don Simpson was the sole survivor of the fire. Photo: Martha Riley post on Facebook

Four family members perish in South Kitsap house fire

Flames swept through home early Saturday morning; victims include toddlers

A Facebook post on the Port Orchard page has identified the Simpson family as being victims of a fast-moving house fire Saturday morning, Oct. 14. Clockwise, top, is Don Simpson, his wife Vili and their two grandchildren. Don Simpson was the sole survivor of the fire. Photo: Martha Riley post on Facebook

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

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

Sprinkler head extinguishes fire in retirement community

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